Migrant dreams founder on Libyan coast

Migrants stand in front of a boat they were trying to take to Europe, in the anti-illegal immigration center in Tripoli, on November 4, 2015When young Moroccan Rachid paid $1,500 to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, he never thought he would end up instead in a Libyan detention centre. Just before the 25-year-old was set to leave Libya, local authorities carried out a raid in Garabulli, about 60 kilometres (35 miles) from Tripoli, detaining two smugglers and some 100 migrants including him. Rachid had hoped for a bright future in Europe, but instead he joined thousands of other migrants detained in a country wracked by chaos since the fall of Moamer Kadhafi in its 2011 revolution.

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