Libya plans to shut down three of its biggest migration detention centres, the country’s Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha has announced.
The centres in question are in Misrata, Tajoura and Khoms.
It follows criticism that migrants were being returned to Tajoura after it was hit by a deadly missile attack in July.
That “outrageous” attack could amount to a war crime, said the UN’s Libya envoy Ghassan Salamé and top human rights official Michelle Bachelet. Read more