Germany calls situation of migrants in Libya "catastrophic"

Posted January 31, 2017 1:28 pm by Editor

Germany calls situation of migrants in Libya "catastrophic"

(Vatican Radio) Germany’s government says the human rights situation in Libya is “catastrophic” with migrants trying to reach Europe bearing the brunt of abuse in the North African nation. The concern over Libya comes ahead of an upcoming summit of European Union leaders.  

Listen to the report by Stefan Bos:

Internal German Foreign Ministry memos, leaked to German and international media, say detention camps for refugees in Libya are terrible. One memo describes how migrants fleeing war and poverty face torture and even execution at the camps.  

The ministry says “Europe mustn’t look away but try to make the living

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