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France Gifts Boats to Abusive Libyan Coast Guard

People shackled, beaten, burned, crushed, hung upside down, threatened, and detained in horrendous conditions: the images broadcast recently by Channel 4 News apparently showing the torture and inhumane conditions suffered by some migrants in Libya are unbearable to watch.    

European Union Ambassadors joint statement after Tripoli visit

Ambassadors of the European Union and the Member States accredited to Libya held joint meetings today in Tripoli with a number of high Libyan officials including Chairman of the Presidency Council Faiez Serraj, President of the High Council of State Khaled Meshri, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed Siala, and Minister …

Europe’s shameful failure to end the torture and abuse of refugees and migrants in Libya

Farah, a young man from Somalia, his wife and newborn daughter had been at sea for 12 hours when the Libyan coastguard intercepted their dinghy. The couple had fled Libya after enduring several months of torture in a hangar where Farah was beaten and his wife raped in an attempt …