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Security Council deplores maritime tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea

The United Nations Security Council has deplored the recent maritime tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea that resulted in up to 500 deaths when an overcrowded boat capsized en route from Libya to Europe, emphasizing the need for better coordination of efforts to deal with the smuggling of migrants.

“Terrible conditions” for migrants in Libya Detention centers

The living conditions for migrants being held in detention centers in Libya have been described by the UN as “terrible,” with cases of abuse allegedly frequent.

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UN and Africa: focus on Libya, Darfur and South Sudan

“Terrible conditions” for migrants in Libya Detention centers

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Caution urged in relocation of migrants from Europe to Turkey

The lack of safeguards regarding the relocation of migrants and refugees from Europe to Turkey under a new deal is a cause of concern for the UN refugee agency, UNCHR.

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