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Life inside Libya's 'horrific' migrant camps

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Sky News has witnessed first-hand the horrific conditions that thousands of African migrants trying to get to Europe are facing in Libyan detention centres  – and at the hands of the smuggling gangs. Many claim they have been beaten and raped, and are desperate to return home. Thousands of mainly sub-Saharan Africans are incarcerated in Read More

G4S suspends 9 staff at UK migrant centre, to investigate conduct

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EDINBURGH, Sept 1 (Reuters) – British outsourcer G4S has suspended nine members of staff at an immigration removal centre while it investigates a BBC report alleging abuse in the treatment of migrants, the company said on Friday. “We have received written allegations of abhorrent conduct at Brook House and on that basis we have deemed Read More

Qatar's migrant workers bear brunt of Arab blockade

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Published time: 15 Aug, 2017 14:25 The Arab embargo has had an adverse impact on Qatar’s foreign workers, who are needed to get the country ready for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Doha. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) blocked Qatar’s border and imposed an embargo after accusing the country Read More

3 NGOs suspend migrant rescues over ‘threats’ from Libya

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Three NGOs have suspended migrant search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean citing threats from the Libyan Coast Guard, leaving what they describe as a “deadly gap” in the area. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said it would suspend search and rescue activity of its ship, ‘Prudence,’ saying on Saturday that the vessel would cease operations Read More

Spain migrant surge as arrivals 'triple' in 2017

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A dramatic increase in the number of migrants arriving on Spanish shores means it may soon overtake Greece to become Europe’s second most popular migrant destination. So far, 8,200 migrants have arrived in the country this year – that’s triple the number compared with this time last year and already more than the total for Read More