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UN rights mission blasts EU on Libya migrant abuses

FILE PHOTO: Migrants rescued by the Libyan Coast Guards in the Mediterranean Sea arrive in Garaboli, Libya, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Hazem Ahmed

Geneva, Switzerland Reuters European Union backing for Libyan authorities who stop and detain migrants means the bloc has “aided and abetted” rights violations against migrants, an investigator for a UN mission said on Monday.  The EU and member states have supported and trained the Libyan coastguard, which returns migrants stopped at sea to detention centres, […]