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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 […]

UN to send Mission to Investigate Abuses

Human Rights Watch (HRW) welcomed the UN Human Rights Council‘s decision in March to mandate OHCHR to dispatch a mission to investigate abuses committed in Libya since 2014 and are looking forward to the High Commissioner’s written report on the findings of this inquiry at the Council’s 31st session. Libya is facing a human rights […]