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Source: Egypt is not willing to hand over Libyan fugitive Al-Tuhami to ICC

An Egyptian official predicted that his country will likely dismiss the International Criminal Court’s appeal of handing over Al-Tuhami Mohamned Khaled, former head of Internal Security Service in Gaddafi’s regime. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to London-based The New Arab, clarified that despite Egypt’s signing of the …

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Al-Sirraj: International community must put the kibosh on military escalation in south Libya

The Head of the UN-proposed government’s Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj, has called for an immediate intervention by the international community to stop the current military escalation in southern Libya, which he said is threatening the stability of the country.

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IOM: African migrants traded in Libya’s ‘slave markets’

Hundreds of African refugees and migrants passing through Libya are being bought and sold in modern-day slave markets before being held for ransom or used as forced labour or for sexual exploitation, survivors have told the UN’s migration agency.

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169 Gambian illegal migrants deported home from Libya after prison ordeal

A hundred and sixty nine Gambian migrants returned home on Tuesday, after journeying across the Sahara in harsh conditions only to get stuck in Libya, most in jails far short of their intended destination in Europe, Reuters reported.

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