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UN calls EU policy on Migrants in Libya ‘Inhuman’

UN human rights chief: Suffering of migrants in Libya outrage to conscience of humanity The UN Human Rights chief today expressed dismay at the sharp increase in the number of migrants held in horrific conditions at detention facilities in Libya, saying the European Union’s policy of assisting the Libyan Coast Guard to intercept and return […]

IOM Supports Migrants Affected by Sabratha Conflict

In the aftermath of weeks of conflict in the Libyan coastal city of Sabratha, at least 14,000 migrants, previously held in numerous informal detention centres and camps, have been transferred to a hangar in the city’s Dahman area, where IOM, the UN Migration Agency is providing emergency assistance. Sabratah is approximately 80 kilometres west of […]

Emergency Assistance for Migrants after Sabratha Conflict

IOM Providing Emergency Assistance to Over 4,000 Migrants After End of Sabratha Conflict In the aftermath of weeks of conflict in the Libyan coastal city of Sabratah [Sabratha], at least 4,000 migrants, previously held in numerous informal detention centres and camps, have been transferred to a hangar in the city’s Dahman area, where IOM, the […]