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16 Sep 2010 description
report Human Rights Watch

Italy Should Halt Joint Patrols After Libyans Fire on Italian Fishing Vessel

SEPTEMBER 16, 2010

(Milan) - The Libyan government should immediately end what appears to be a policy that allows shooting at boats carrying migrants from Libya to Italy, and Italy should stop participating in joint patrols with Libya, Human Rights Watch said today.

06 Jul 2010 description

The IOM mission in Tripoli and the Gaddafi International Charity and Development Foundation (GICDF) yesterday signed an agreement to fund IOM's Assisted Voluntary Return Centre in the Janzour district of the Libyan capital Tripoli.

The 63,000 euros donation will cover the overall costs of running the centre until the end of the year.

"This is an important development," says Laurence Hart, IOM's Chief of Mission in Libya.

09 Jun 2010 description

09 Jun 2010 17:00:19 GMT

* Seeking agreement on lifting closure order

* Helps 12,000 Middle Eastern, North African refugees

* Libya says U.N.