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Amnesty International: No force should be used against migrants refusing to disembark in Libya

Libyan, European and Panamanian authorities must ensure that at least 79 refugees and migrants who are on board a merchant vessel at the port of Misratah are not forced to disembark to be taken to a Libyan detention centre where they could face torture and other abuse, said Amnesty International …

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Libyan Prime Minister Slams Europe for ‘Hypocrisy’ on Migrant Issue – Reports

The North African country has been wracked with instability since the 2011 civil war and NATO military intervention, which left the country’s leader Muammar Gaddafi dead and the country divided into several warring factions.

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Libya: Refugees and migrants refuse to disembark ship in desperate plea to avoid detention and torture

Libyan, European and Panamanian authorities must ensure that at least 79 refugees and migrants who are on board a merchant vessel at the port of Misratah are not forced to disembark to be taken to a Libyan detention centre where they could face torture and other abuse, said Amnesty International …

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The United States Should Not Get Involved in Libya’s Civil War

An unmistakable sense of despair and gloom accompanies most news reports and literature on the state of affairs in Libya after 2011. The Arab Spring was meant to usher in a period of unprecedented change after decades of notoriously undemocratic leadership across the Middle East and North Africa.

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Palermo conference: Haftar invited to Tripoli, plan for 2nd Italian conference to discuss 2019 Libyan elections

After repeated attempts to enter Tripoli via military force, Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Khalifa Haftar left the Palermo conference this morning with an invitation in hand to visit the Libyan capital nominally controlled by the rival Government of National Accord (GNA).

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Turkey ‘With Deep Disappointment’ Withdraws From Conference on Libya

The Conference for Libya taking place in Palermo, Italy, has drawn leading Libyan political actors, as well as politicians from other countries. The conference began on 12 November and is being attended by delegations from some 38 countries and international organizations.

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Italy’s Libya talks end with commitments but no joint statement

An international conference on Libya has ended in the Italian city of Palermo with commitments but no binding agreement by warring factions to a United Nations-led plan envisaging elections next year.

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