EU-Libya cooperation to stem migrant flow ‘inhuman,’ says UN

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14 November 2017 20:37:39 WN.com - Mideast News

Author: AFP Tue, 2017-11-14 15:06 ID: 1510674257984398500 GENEVA: The EU’s policy of helping the Libyan authorities intercept migrants in the Mediterranean and return them to “horrific” prisons in Libya is “inhuman,” the UN said Tuesday. “The suffering of migrants detained in Libya is an outrage to the conscience of humanity,” the UN human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein said in a statement. “The European Union’s policy of assisting the Libyan Coast Guard to intercept and return migrants in the Mediterranean (is) inhuman,” he said. Chaos-ridden Libya has long been a major transit hub for migrants trying to reach Europe, and many... Full article on EU-Libya cooperation to stem migrant flow ‘inhuman,’ says UN

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5.7730556 14 November 2017 17:27:47 WN.com - Europe News

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