Rescued migrants tell of detention, beatings, slavery in Libya

Rescued migrants tell of detention, beatings, slavery in LibyaBy Steve Scherer ABOARD RESCUE SHIP AQUARIUS (Reuters) – A day after reaching safety aboard a humanitarian ship, migrants on Friday told of arbitrary detention, slavery and beatings in Libya as Europe seeks to build up the Tripoli-based coastguard. “Libya is crazy. Ibrahim is one of almost 600 people on the Aquarius, a rescue ship operated by Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and SOS Mediterranee, now heading toward an Italian port.



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