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Libyan detention centre staff receive human rights training

February 28, 2018 0

 Libya - IOM has held a five-day training for managers and staff of Libyan detention centres on The Promotion and Protection of Migrants’ Human Rights…

Algeria: new wave of deportations : allegations of beatings in round-ups of Sub-saharan migrants

February 27, 2018 0

"Algerian authorities have rounded up hundreds of sub-Saharan Africans since January 2018, including women and children, expelling many of them to Niger, Human Rights Watch…

UN human rights chief : suffering of migrants in Libya outrage to conscience of humanity

November 16, 2017 0

The UN Human Rights chief expressed dismay at the sharp increase in the number of migrants held in horrific conditions at detention facilities in Libya,…

3rd meeting of the Central Mediterranean Contact Group, 13 November 2017 in Bern

November 13, 2017 0

"The Central Mediterranean Contact Group facilitates the exchange of information among European and African countries affected by migration via the Central Mediterranean route." The objective…