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Migrants – The face of the EU

Article written by Neven Đenadija, translation by Stevo Marjanović exclusively for SouthFront First of all I have to say that the EU as we know it today, and because of which Robert Schuman and Jean Monnet are rolling in their…

E.U. Seeks U.N. Backing for Military Action to Stop Wave of Migrants Fleeing Horrific Abuse in Libya

The European Union is expected to ask the United Nations Security Council today to permit military action against human traffickers operating out of Libya. The U.N. estimates more than 60,000 people have already tried to cross the Mediterranean from Libya…

Libya ‘Cannot Wait’ for Solution, UN Special Envoy

Human Wrongs Watch Meetings in Morocco arranged by the United Nations that brought together participants in the Libyan political dialogue have concluded on 13 March 2015, having covered substantive and procedural issues on the way forward. The UN Support Mission…

Mounting Turmoil, Lawlessness in Libya

Human Wrongs Watch A report produced jointly by the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights and the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) “paints a bleak picture” of the human rights situation in the country during 2014, the High…

More than 100,000 Libyans Flee Fighting over Past Month — 400,000 Since Last May

Human Wrongs Watch Geneva (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency on 14 November 2014 reported that intense fighting among rival armed groups in western, eastern and south-eastern Libya has forced more than 100,000 people to flee their homes in the…

Libya: UN welcomes decision on formation of constitution-drafting body

The United Nations mission in Libya has welcomed today’s decision (6th of February) by the General National Congress on the formation of the body that will be tasked with drafting the country’s new constitution. The General National Congress decided to…

Clinton takes blame for handling of Libya attack

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CNN that she will take the blame for any shortcomings in the handling of an attack last month on the US mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi. “I take responsibility,” she said, according…

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