Libya: Thousands of desperate people are still trapped in detention centres

7 Sep 2018
Press release
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Tunis – 7 September 2018 – “Transferring detainees from one detention centre to another within the same conflict zone cannot be described as an evacuation and it is certainly not a solution, the resources and mechanisms exist to bring these people to third countries where their claims for asylum or repatriation can be duly processed. That’s what needs to happen right now, without delay. This is about saving lives”. Ibrahim Younis, MSF’s head of mission in Libya

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