Patrick O. Strickland – Independent Journalist

AJE: Tunisia closes door on Libya’s displaced

(Photo credit: Reuters)

My latest story for Al Jazeera English examines the difficult situation for displaced Libyans crossing through or seeking refuge in Tunisia. 

According to Tunisia’s Foreign Minister, as tens of thousands of Libyans have poured across the border into Tunisia as the fighting rages on in Tripoli and Benghazi. 

Because fierce battles have gravitated around the country’s international airport in Tripoli, land borders are crucial for civilians fleeing the armed conflict. 

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