December 16, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Libyan parliament on Sunday voted to seal the country’s borders with four countries citing concerns over security, according to a report by the state news agency (LANA).
The closure is "temporary" and will impact Sudan, Niger, Chad and Algeria says the report. The decision also declared the provinces of Ghadames, Ghat, Obari, Al-Shati, Sebha, Murzuq and Kufra as closed military regions subject to "extraordinary measures".
The parliament also ordered the (...)
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EU sidesteps human rights standards2016-07-26 20:37:31
By Ahmed H. Adam and Ashley D. Robinson
In the European Union’s struggle to manage its refugee crisis, is it sidestepping human rights standards by funneling funding to war criminals through the (...)