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‘Partners in crime’: UK spies worked with Gaddafi against Libyan exiles, court hears

A group of Libyan men were subjected to systematic abuse, curfews, and wrongful imprisonment, and threatened with deportation, as a result of years of secret collusion between Britain’s security and intelligence agencies – MI5 and MI6 – and the former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, the High Court in London heard …

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MSF: More migrants at risk of dying without Aquarius

The sea route between Libya and Italy is the world’s deadliest for migrants and refugees, according to the UN refugee agency, the UNHCR. More than 2,000 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year, according to the International Organization of Migration.

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MSF: Migrants forced to disembark in Libya are still at risk

More than 90 people rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea last month by the merchant ship Nivin are still being held in Libya after they were forcibly removed from the ship by Libyan security forces in Misrata. This assault underscores the increasingly harsh treatment of migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers …

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Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor blames Saudi Arabia for forced disappearance of 3 Libyans

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor has disclosed that several documents and testimonies show evidence that Saudi Arabian authorities have subjected three Libyan nationals to enforced disappearance for over 500 days, stressing Saudi Arabia’s responsibility for their enforced disappearance and calling on the Saudi authorities to immediately reveal their fate and …

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Refugee ship Aquarius to stop rescue mission in the Mediterranean

Rescue and relief organisations SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) have announced they are ending the Aquarius refugee rescue mission in the Mediterranean Sea after what they call “a relentless ongoing political, judicial and administrative campaign backed by several European states”.

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