As much as 3,000 migrants and refugees have spent the previous month camped out on the streets of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, exterior a group centre run by the United Nations.
Many are determined for assist, after fleeing overcrowded detention centres.
Throughout one mass escape final month, six migrants have been killed when guards opened fireplace.
On this movie, the BBC’s worldwide Correspondent Orla Guerin meets these on the streets, and asks what the UN refugee company are doing about it.
Digicam: Dave Bull. Producer: Ahmed Edroughi. Senior Producer: Nick Springate. Video edited by: Alex Smith.