Monday, 18 March 2019
Torture against desperate resistance of migrants and refugees incarcerated in Libya by forces financed by EU anti-migration policies
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"As many as 30 refugees and migrants, including minors, are believed to have been brought to an underground cell and allegedly tortured in Libya for breaking out and holding a protest earlier this week.

An estimated 150 male detainees escaped on Tuesday from the main cell in Tripoli's Triq al Sikka detention centre, where some of them have been held for more than a year, to lodge their protest with Libya's Department of Combatting Illegal Migration (DCIM).

They protested against the conditions under which they have been detained, and demanded a visit from an official from the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), according to witnesses. (...)"