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EU Must Urgently Evacuate Refugees, Migrants Trapped in Libya

EU Must Urgently Evacuate Refugees, Migrants Trapped in Libya

Refugees International urges the EU and its governments to urgently evacuate from Libya refugees and migrants currently in detention centers. 

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Plight of Refugees and Migrants in Libya Should be A Key Issue During Libyan Prime Minister’s Visit to the White House

Plight of Refugees and Migrants in Libya Should be A Key Issue During Libyan Prime Minister’s Visit to the White House

During their White House meeting, President Trump and Libya's Prime Minister al-Sarraj should discuss the plight of refugees and migrants in Libya, especially those housed in government-run detention facilities. Refugees International and other organizations have documented abuses taking place in these facilities. The U.S. president should urge the Libyan government to hold accountable those responsible.

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At the European Council, Refugee and Migrant Rights Should Come First

At the European Council, Refugee and Migrant Rights Should Come First

At the upcoming European Council meeting in Brussels on June 22 and 23, 2017, European Union leaders will discuss the Central Mediterranean migration route and, as per the meeting’s agenda, will “assess the implementation of measures taken to stem the migration flow” on that route. Refugees International urges EU leaders to put the rights of refugees and migrants above political considerations currently driving Europe’s actions in the Central Mediterranean

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