Democracy & Justice

Libyan Coast Guard 'Colluding With People-Smugglers'

First-hand accounts from migrants reveal that the Libyan Coast Guard is colluding with people-smugglers in the Mediterranean. One migrant told the HuffPost UK that the smugglers had told him that they were paying the...

by LibertiesEU

First-hand accounts from migrants reveal that the Libyan Coast Guard is colluding with people-smugglers in the Mediterranean. One migrant told the HuffPost UK that the smugglers had told him that they were paying the Coast Guard to protect their boat and ensure that it made it safely out of Libyan waters towards Italy. If true, this revelation is a startling departure from the crackdown that was announced a month ago by Libyan forces on migrant boats leaving its shores.

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