Guterres urges Libya to set measures in protecting migrants and asylum seekers

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Guterres urges Libya to set measures in protecting migrants and asylum seekers

April 09, 2021 - 23:06
Written by: RabiaGolden

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, urged the Libyan authorities to permit humanitarian aid to reach detention centers and to set in place measures to protect all detainees, which includes migrants and asylum seekers.

In a report submitted to the UN Security Council on ‘conflict-related sexual violence’, Guterres reiterated his call to the relevant Libyan authorities to adopt legislation to combat human trafficking in order to strengthen the rule of law in all legal institutions, ensuring that allegations of violence are effectively investigated and perpetrators prosecuted accordingly.