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EU condemned for its continued support of the Libyan Coastguard after the Star reveals the EU's own reports were warning about the mistreatment of refugees in Libya

THE EU has been condemned for continuing to fund the Libyan Coastguard (LCG)  despite official concerns that its government was violating migrants’ human rights and profiting from their detention.

In an uncensored document from the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in September last year, exclusively obtained by the Star, the EU flagged that the Libyan government had “continued to arbitrarily detain migrants.”

The Presidency’s document warns that...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-02-21 21:12
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