UN Sanctions Six Human Traffickers in Libya
The six men - four Libyans and two Eritreans - head up criminal networks and militias that exploit sub-Saharan African migrants seeking to cross the Mediterranean to Europe and beyond. The sanctions, which came into effect immediately, will freeze their bank accounts and prohibit them from travelling internationally.
Italy's collaboration with Libya to stop migrants from crossing the Mediterranean is facing a legal challenge. A lawsuit filed in the European Court of Human Rights asserts that ... Read more »