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UN Human Rights Chief Calls EU-Libya Migrant Deal 'Inhuman'

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The European Union's support for the Libyan coast guard is contributing to arbitrary and indefinite imprisonment for migrants in "inhuman" conditions according to the United Nations Human Rights Chief on Tuesday. Reuters reported that the EU anti-trafficking mission Sophia has assisted Tripoli's coast guard, while Italy has supplied it with four patrol boats along with millions of euros and a navy repair ship to help fix Libya's marine fleet. Libyans have intercepted almost 20,000 migrants at sea so far in 2017, according to the International Organization for Migration. But once the migrants are intercepted, they are brought back to land and put in "detention centers" that were visited by...

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