Ransomed and beaten: Migrants face abuse in Libyan detention
For some, particularly Arab migrantsAs long as the men paid, however, the whole ordeal did not result in detention. Waleed (a Tunisian) told the AP that he bribed guards in Tripoli four times and walked off free. Mohammed, a Moroccan national, claimed he was also released from port by paying 3,000 dinars ($660) in 2020. To protect their family members, the men only gave their first names.