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UK to Provide Drones to Combat Libyan People Smugglers

Britain will supply drones and intelligence gathering equipment and is prepared to take the lead in operations on the Mediterranean Sea where 1,800 migrants have drowned so far this year. The UK’s military response is being discussed in Brussels at a key EU meeting on how to tackle the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, with the UK poised to lead …

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Migrant crisis: EU plan to strike Libya networks could include ground forces

European plans for a military campaign to smash the migrant smuggling networks operating out of Libya include options for ground forces on Libyan territory. The 19-page strategy paper for the mission, obtained by the Guardian, focuses on an air and naval campaign in the Mediterranean and in Libyan territorial waters, …

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LFJL encourages participation in UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review of Libya

Ahead of tomorrow’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Libya by the UN Human Rights Council, Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) has established a campaign to engage the involvement of Libyan civil society in the review. The campaign has been named UPRna, a play on Arabic in which the “-na” …

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