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The dangers facing female migrants in Libya

In a report titled Libya Is Full of Cruelty, the rights group Amnesty International details the conditions for women in the war-torn North African country. Amnesty says they are constantly subjected to the added danger of sexual violence. Traffickers sexually abuse female migrants as they make their desperate and treacherous journey towards Europe.

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Libya concerned over EU action on migrants

The European Union sought to reassure Libya on Tuesday that any action being considered by the 28-nation bloc to stem the deadly flow of migrants across the Mediterranean should not be perceived as an attack against the Libyan people.

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Exodus from Libya

There can be no stronger indictment of the international community’s slow response to the tragic events unfolding in Libya and the Mediterranean than reading that children being trafficked resort to drinking their own urine while imprisoned in the hell of a smuggler’s seafaring prison.

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Libya grapples with migration crisis

Tripoli and Misrata, Libya – Tesru, a 23-year-old Eritrean, bakes in the sun while he waits in line for a doctor to treat his protruding broken ribs at a detention centre in Misrata. Tesru had forked out $1,600 to a trafficker to flee his repressive country and reach Libya’s coast. He …

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