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Video: Refugees detail Abuse in Libya

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The 1951 Refugee Convention defines and outlines the rights of refugees and the legal obligations countries have to protect them. Libya is one of the countries that has not signed the convention. The concern […]

Fleeing Sexual Violence, Abuse and Exploitation in Libya

From Amnesty International. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Horrifying accounts of sexual violence, killings, torture and religious persecution collected by Amnesty International reveal the shocking range of abuses along the smuggling routes to and through Libya. The organization spoke to at least […]

Germany, IOM to Assist Displaced, Migrants in Libya

Germany and IOM Libya have signed an agreement for a six-month project aimed at providing direct assistance to internally displaced persons (IDPs), migrants rescued at sea, detained migrants and other vulnerable migrants in the North African country. The EUR 1 million project – which runs through 31 December 2016 – will include humanitarian assistance through […]

Refugees: EU-NATO Effective Cooperation at all Levels

EU High Representative Federica Mogherini informed NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg of “the decision to establish an EU cell to facilitate clear coordination arrangements and ensure effective cooperation with NATO at all levels”, reports a statement. She “underlined that the EU is ready to share with NATO the experience it has gained through Operation EUNAVFOR […]