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UN immigration official says migrants captured by the Libyan Coast Guard are disappearing in the thousands within 'unofficial' facilities run by traffickers and militias

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

In this Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 file photo, rescued migrants are seated next to a coast guard boat in the city of Khoms, Libya, around 120 kilometers east of Tripoli. When millions of euros started flowing from the European Union into Libya to slow the tide of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, the money came with EU promises to improve detention centers notorious for abuse and to stop human trafficking. That hasn't happened AP Photo/Hazem Ahmed, File
The Libyan Coast Guard captured 15,000 migrants in the first seven months of 2021.
Only 6,000 of the 15,000 captured migrants were...
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