Tag Archives: HumanTraffic

Libya’s downward spiral to shortages, militia power, and migrant abuse

Social media has become a bush telegraph in the Libyan capital Tripoli, used by anxious citizens to warn each other of militia violence and how to get around the endless shortages as the economy crumbles.…

High Commissioner for Refugees Calls Slavery, Other Abuses in Libya ‘Abomination’ That Can No Longer Be Ignored, while Briefing Security Council

Representative Says Country Targeted in Media Campaign of Defamation, Cannot Be Held Responsible for Problems It Did Not Cause

Slavery and other grave human rights abuses affecting migrants and refugees travelling to North Africa and beyond …

Draft opinion – 2016 discharge: EU general budget – Commission – PE 612.390v01-00 – Committee on Development

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Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.


This morning, the Secretary-General addressed the Security Council on the topic of human trafficking.  He …

Security Council: Trafficking of persons in conflict situations

Note:  A complete summary of today’s Security Council meeting will be made available after its conclusion.


ANTÓNIO GUTERRES, Secretary‑General of the United Nations, said “criminals and terrorists are capitalizing on, and perpetuating, the disorder …

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