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Egypt repatriates migrants assaulted in Libya

Egypt repatriates migrants assaulted in Libya

Egypt repatriated 23 of its citizens from Libya, where they worked as migrant labour. Egypt’s official news agency reported that Cairo’s instant decision for quick repatriation of migrants was a response to a video, which…

Embassies
38 Bangladeshi Migrants killed by Human Traffickers in Libya; Bangladeshi Embassy struggles to retrieve bodies

38 Bangladeshi Migrants killed by Human Traffickers in Libya; Bangladeshi Embassy struggles to retrieve bodies

In a gunfight on Thursday, 42 migrants, including 38 Bangladeshis were killed by human traffickers in Libya. The incident took place in Mizdah, about 180 kilometers from the capital of Libya, Tripoli. These workers were…

Human rights
Migrants auctioned off as slaves.

Migrants auctioned off as slaves.

CNN journalists filmed a sale of human beings. The UN has denounced an “inhuman” situation, and Libya says an investigation will be launched.  CNN journalists filmed a human auction, hiding their cameras, in Libya, not…

Human rights
HRW asks Italy to suspend the Memorandums with Libya

HRW asks Italy to suspend the Memorandums with Libya

By Victoria Hudson. The Italian government should suspend all support to the Libyan Coast Guard until Libya pledges to a clear plan to ensure full respect for migrants’ security and rights, Human Rights Watch said…

Human rights
Illegal Settlement Business List Released By UN Human Rights Office

Illegal Settlement Business List Released By UN Human Rights Office

Corruption thrives in chaos. There is yet another example of this seen in illegal settlements that have been borne out of civil war in countries like Syria, Israel, Libya and Lebanon. The United Nations Human…