In Pictures: Libya's Qanfouda Detention Center

Published December 3rd, 2017 - 10:55 GMT

Rate Article:

 
PRINT Send Mail
comment (0)

Libya has been the focus of much media scrutiny recently after stories of modern-day slavery came to the attention of the world.


In the wake of the horrific news, African and European leaders agreed on a plan to evacuate those migrants stuck in Libyan detention centers and camps. 

One of those detention centers is Qanfouda, in southern Benghazi. Here, migrants are waiting to be repatriated.  Continue reading below »

View as list
Sub-Saharan migrants sit at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated, on Dec. 2, 2017. 
(Abdullah DOMA / AFP)
Reduce

Image 1 of 6:  1 / 6Sub-Saharan migrants sit at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated, on Dec. 2, 2017. (Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

Enlarge
A sub-Saharan migrant undergoes a medical check-up before being repatriated from the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, on Dec. 2, 2017. 
(Abdullah DOMA / AFP)
Reduce

Image 2 of 6:  2 / 6A sub-Saharan migrant undergoes a medical check-up before being repatriated from the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, on Dec. 2, 2017. (Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

Enlarge
Sub-Saharan migrants sit at the Qanfouda detention centre, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated, on Dec. 2, 2017. 
(Abdullah DOMA / AFP)
Reduce

Image 3 of 6:  3 / 6Sub-Saharan migrants sit at the Qanfouda detention centre, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated, on Dec. 2, 2017. (Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

Enlarge
A sub-Saharan migrant shows writings on a wall as he waits at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated on Dec. 2, 2017. 
(Abdullah DOMA / AFP)
Reduce

Image 4 of 6:  4 / 6A sub-Saharan migrant shows writings on a wall as he waits at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated on Dec. 2, 2017. (Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

Enlarge
Sub-Saharan migrants sit at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated, on Dec. 2, 2017. 
(Abdullah DOMA / AFP)
Reduce

Image 5 of 6:  5 / 6Sub-Saharan migrants sit at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated, on Dec. 2, 2017. (Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

Enlarge
A sub-Saharan migrant sits at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated on Dec. 2, 2017. 
(Abdullah DOMA / AFP)
Reduce

Image 6 of 6:  6 / 6A sub-Saharan migrant sits at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated on Dec. 2, 2017. (Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

Enlarge

1

Sub-Saharan migrants sit at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated, on Dec. 2, 2017. 
(Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

Image 1 of 6Sub-Saharan migrants sit at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated, on Dec. 2, 2017. (Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

2

A sub-Saharan migrant undergoes a medical check-up before being repatriated from the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, on Dec. 2, 2017. 
(Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

Image 2 of 6A sub-Saharan migrant undergoes a medical check-up before being repatriated from the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, on Dec. 2, 2017. (Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

3

Sub-Saharan migrants sit at the Qanfouda detention centre, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated, on Dec. 2, 2017. 
(Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

Image 3 of 6Sub-Saharan migrants sit at the Qanfouda detention centre, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated, on Dec. 2, 2017. (Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

4

A sub-Saharan migrant shows writings on a wall as he waits at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated on Dec. 2, 2017. 
(Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

Image 4 of 6A sub-Saharan migrant shows writings on a wall as he waits at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated on Dec. 2, 2017. (Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

5

Sub-Saharan migrants sit at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated, on Dec. 2, 2017. 
(Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

Image 5 of 6Sub-Saharan migrants sit at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated, on Dec. 2, 2017. (Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

6

A sub-Saharan migrant sits at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated on Dec. 2, 2017. 
(Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

Image 6 of 6A sub-Saharan migrant sits at the Qanfouda detention center, in the southern outskirts of Benghazi, before being repatriated on Dec. 2, 2017. (Abdullah DOMA / AFP)

Reduce

Advertisement

Add a new comment

 avatar