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AU offers help to stop abuse of migrants in Libya

The African Union (AU) has offered to help the Libyan authorities detect human traffickers as well as provide facilities for migrants moving through the country. The offer came in talks today between Presidency Council (PC) head Faiez Serraj and the AU’s Commissioner for Social Affairs, Amira El Fadil, and follows …

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Blackwater offers to end Libya’s migration dilemma

The founder of the private military contractor Blackwater, Erik Prince, has proposed a plan to intervene in the migrant crisis in Libya with a proposal involving a privately-trained police force that would mirror his company’s work in Afghanistan.

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Maetig takes charge of inquiry into auctions as international fury grows over slave trading in Libya

Deputy Presidency Council (PC) leader Ahmed Maetig has announced that he is taking control of the inquiry into allegations that illegal migrants have been sold at auctions as slaves. In a statement, he says the investigation will lead to the arrest of those involved and of them being brought to justice.

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EU: December 15 is deadline for Tobruk parliament to amend Libya’s political agreement

The European Union (EU) and some other major European countries have set mid-December as a deadline for the Libyan eastern-based parliament to amend the political agreement on ending the country’s political crises, a parliament member said.

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