U.N. pushing sharp increase in migrant returns from Libya

by | December 6, 2017 2:36 pm

The United Nations migration agency is stepping up the rate at which it flies migrants home from Libya, aiming to evacuate up to 15,000 in the final month of the year. The acceleration of returns is an attempt to ease severe overcrowding in detention centres, where numbers swelled after boat departures for Italy from the…

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