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MSF warns of Healthcare Emergency in Libya

By John Lee. Staff from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) (Doctors Without Borders), who were recently granted access to two detention centres in Libya, found what they say was “a catastrophic medical situation among the people detained there“. The situation in Zintan and Gharyan detention centres, located south of Tripoli, in the Nafusa Mountains, is consistent […]

Refugees with TB ‘left to die’ in Detention Centres

Amid ongoing conflict in and around the capital, OHCHR spokesperson Rupert Colville (pictured) expressed deep concern about the “ghastly conditions” in which migrants and refugees are being detained in the capital Tripoli and elsewhere. He explained that at the Zintan facility south of Tripoli, 22 people had died of tuberculosis – which is preventable – and […]