UN: Attacks on Healthcare Facilities in Libya Likely War Crimes

[VOA] The United Nations — in a joint report by the UN Human Rights Office and the U.N. Support Mission in Libya — condemns widespread, indiscriminate attacks by all armed groups in Libya against healthcare facilities and personnel, saying they could…

[VOA] The United Nations -- in a joint report by the UN Human Rights Office and the U.N. Support Mission in Libya -- condemns widespread, indiscriminate attacks by all armed groups in Libya against healthcare facilities and personnel, saying they could constitute war crimes.

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How Far Can Europe Push Back Its Borders? the Case of France in Niger

[The Conversation Africa] Migration control is now “high politics” in Europe and a priority for the EU. For example, on May 2, 2018, the European Commission proposed that the budget for the management of external borders, migration and asylum – set at …

[The Conversation Africa] Migration control is now "high politics" in Europe and a priority for the EU. For example, on May 2, 2018, the European Commission proposed that the budget for the management of external borders, migration and asylum - set at 13 billion euros for the period 2014-2020 - be raised to 34.9 billion euros.

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National Conversation Reveals Libyans’ Desire for ‘United and Sovereign Nation’ – UN Representative

[UN News] Conversations taking place across Libya indicate that citizens are “yearning for a united and sovereign nation,” the top United Nations official in the country told the Security Council in New York on Monday.

[UN News] Conversations taking place across Libya indicate that citizens are "yearning for a united and sovereign nation," the top United Nations official in the country told the Security Council in New York on Monday.

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Europe Should Help Get Fuel Off Libya’s Fire

[ISS] Speaking in Geneva recently, Libya’s National Oil Corporation head Mustafa Sanalla launched an impassioned plea to European partners to help his country combat fuel smuggling. The practice of smuggling heavily subsidised fuel from Libya (fuel the…

[ISS] Speaking in Geneva recently, Libya's National Oil Corporation head Mustafa Sanalla launched an impassioned plea to European partners to help his country combat fuel smuggling. The practice of smuggling heavily subsidised fuel from Libya (fuel there costs as little as US$0.02c/0.03c per litre) is costing the country an estimated US$750 million a year.

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Decree Gives Blank Cheque to Militiamen Who Persecute Journalists

[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate withdrawal of a decree by the internationally recognized Government of National Accord in Tripoli that would turn a militia guilty of abuses against journalists into an anti-crime unit with …

[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate withdrawal of a decree by the internationally recognized Government of National Accord in Tripoli that would turn a militia guilty of abuses against journalists into an anti-crime unit with very broad surveillance powers.

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Caring for Migrants and Refugees ‘Enduring Hell’ in Detention

[MSF] In Libya, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are working to care for migrants and refugees in the Bani Walid region and in detention centers in Khoms and Misrata. Here, MSF head of mission Christophe Biteau shares his analysis of the current situation.

[MSF] In Libya, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are working to care for migrants and refugees in the Bani Walid region and in detention centers in Khoms and Misrata. Here, MSF head of mission Christophe Biteau shares his analysis of the current situation.

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18 Killed, Scores Injured in Libya Tribal Wars

[CAJ News] Tripoli -SOME 18 civilians have died and 86 injured after recurring clashes between rival tribal groups in southwestern Libya. Humanitarian health agencies are resultantly battling low blood transfusion stocks.

[CAJ News] Tripoli -SOME 18 civilians have died and 86 injured after recurring clashes between rival tribal groups in southwestern Libya. Humanitarian health agencies are resultantly battling low blood transfusion stocks.

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Former Harambee Stars Coach Lands New Role

[Nation] Former Harambee Stars coach Adel Amrouche has signed a two-year contract with Libya Football Federation (LFF) to become the country’s national team coach, Nation Sport can reveal.

[Nation] Former Harambee Stars coach Adel Amrouche has signed a two-year contract with Libya Football Federation (LFF) to become the country's national team coach, Nation Sport can reveal.

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Battle for Derna Endangers Civilians

[HRW] Forces under Gen. Khalifa Hiftar have started a land and air operation to wrest the eastern city of Derna from an alliance of militant armed groups, Human Rights Watch said today. All parties to the conflict are obligated to respect the laws of w…

[HRW] Forces under Gen. Khalifa Hiftar have started a land and air operation to wrest the eastern city of Derna from an alliance of militant armed groups, Human Rights Watch said today. All parties to the conflict are obligated to respect the laws of war and spare civilians and civilian infrastructure.

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