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May 23, 2018

Arab Foreign Ministers Reject External Intervention in Libyan Crisis

The tripartite Arab commission for the solution of the crisis in Libya today announced its opposition to any foreign intervention in that country and insisted on the implementation of the UN special envoy´s plan.

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May 23, 2018

Brazzaville Foundation Launches New Initiative To Promote Libyan Reconciliation

Organised by the Brazzaville Foundation, an independent, non-profit organization working to meet the key challenges facing the African continent by developing cross-border economic, environmental and conflict prevention initiatives, with the support of the Senegalese Government and its"...

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May 23, 2018

Moral Failure in Libya

This essay examines the roots to the Libyan migration crisis and European culpability for documented human rights abuses. It argues that failed efforts to rebuild Libya following the 2011 humanitarian intervention combined with recent European policies to outsource responsibility for the"...

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May 23, 2018

UN: violence in Libya having devastating impact on health care

Ongoing violence in Libya is having a devastating impact on health care, according to a Tuesday report [text] from the UN Human Rights Office and UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) [official website] studying the effects from May 1, 2017, to May 1, 2018. The report highlights the effects of crossfire between armed groups on hospitals and other medical facilities. Many times the crossfire has led to deaths, the destruction of key infrastructure and closures. According to the report: Medical facilities have been looted. Armed groups, including......

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May 23, 2018

Italy’s deal with Libya regarding migrant ‘pull-backs’ faces legal challenge

Seventeen survivors of a fatal incident involving a boat found in distress off the coast of Libya have filed an application against Italy with the European Court of Human Rights. Dr Violeta Moreno-Lax, from the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London and legal advisor of the Global"...

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May 23, 2018

IOM says 706 Ghanaians repatriated voluntarily from Libya

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that a reported 706 Ghanaian migrants have been repatriated from Libya since June last year as part of a program on voluntary assisted repatriations in cooperation with the European Union.

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May 22, 2018

Libyan gov't willing to coordinate with all parties to secure the south: spokesperson

The spokesperson of the Libyan UN-backed government, Mohamed Al-Sallak, on Monday said that the government is willing to coordinate with all military parties to secure the troubled south.

At a press conference"...

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May 22, 2018

Consumers pay more for diesel, kerosene as oil price continues to rise in global market

Globally, the International Oil Companies, IOCs and their indigenous counterparts are smiling to the banks as crude oil price hits the roof at $80 per barrel. The government of many nations, including Nigeria, Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Iran, Kuwait, Libya, Qatar,"...

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May 22, 2018

UN delegate to Libya briefs Security Council on latest developments in the country

The UN envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich country’s “perverse economic model” based on corruption and trafficking in people and goods “must be shattered” to end its political crisis and progress toward stability and democratic elections this year.

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May 22, 2018

Libya: 100 Edo Secondary Students Trafficked to Libya in Four Months - Official

No fewer than 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, have been trafficked to Libya in the last four months.

This was disclosed in Benin on Sunday during an advocacy programme by the Senior Special Assistant"...

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