Search results for ‘Misrata’

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  • 4 Jun 2015

    Do you blame the migrant men in Misrata?

    In the hierachy of sympathy, young African men come right at the bottom. Migrant children or women might be victims, but men? They can look after themselves.

  • 31 May 2015

    Libya divided as IS suicide bomber claims another attack near Misrata

    The Dafniya checkpoint marks the entrance to Misrata from the Libyan capital, Tripoli. It’s the key point for ensuring the city’s safety. An attack here makes everyone feel vulnerable.

  • 26 Jan 2012

    Médecins Sans Frontières tells Channel 4 News its doctors have been “patching up detainees in between torture sessions” in Misrata’s prisons. The charity is suspending its work there as a result.

  • 8 Jun 2011

    NATO’s call to ramp up the bombing campaign in Libya falls on deaf ears, as thousands of Colonel Gaddafi’s troops attack the rebel-held city of Misrata.

  • 7 May 2011

    Rebels in Libya say Colonel Gaddafi’s planes have bombed oil storage tanks in Misrata. But Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson says they may be not be accurate reports.

  • 4 May 2011

    At the dockside jubilant aid workers disembarked, chanting “Allahu Akbar” and “in spite of Gaddafi we made it to Misrata!” Alex Thomson blogs on the docking of the Red Star 1

  • 4 May 2011

    A ship carrying humanitarian aid to besieged Misrata comes under fire, prompting UK Government protests. Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson witnesses the desperate efforts to rescue the wounded.

  • 3 May 2011

    Alex Thomson reports from the besieged Libyan city of Misrata, where a rescue ship, the Red Star, is being prevented from docking by the Libyan military.

  • 1 May 2011

    Beyond the horizon, 12 miles out at anchor, lies the Red Star ferry on charter to the International Organisation for Migration. Her 16 hour voyage from Benghazi to Misrata now an odyssey several days long as she waits offshore for notice that it is safe to dock.

  • 1 May 2011

    Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson travels through the besieged rebel-held city of Misrata to witness the strange semblance of normal life – amid the shattering calm of sudden heavy bombardment.

  • 1 May 2011

    Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson visits a makeshift hospital amid the chaos of war in Misrata and witnesses the struggle of doctors trying to save young lives fatally wounded in battle.

  • 30 Apr 2011

    I suppose that our team too remains trapped here until The Red Star can safely dock and then leave for Benghazi in the east.

  • 29 Apr 2011

    The rebels, like all armies the world over, want to have it all ways. They want to appear at a press conference with simultaneous translation and graphics presentation and talk about victory over government forces in Misurata. But in the warm light of day in the desert sun, they then have to admit that you…

  • 28 Apr 2011

    Up to 15 people, believed to be rebel fighters, may have been killed in a NATO airstrike in the besieged Libyan city of Misrata, local sources tell Channel 4 News.

  • 28 Apr 2011

    Channel 4 News has obtained photographs showing the devastation around a site near the Libyan city of Misrata where at least 12 rebels were killed in an explosions, blamed by locals on NATO.