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Libya: Foreign nationals face abuse and exploitation

Headline Title:  Libya: Foreign nationals face abuse and exploitation 13 November 2012 Undocumented foreign nationals in Libya are at risk of exploitation, arbitrary and indefinite detention, as well as beatings, sometimes amounting to torture, Amnesty International said in a new briefing today. The briefing “We are foreigners, we have no rights” is based on fact-finding visits to Libya between May and September 2012, and examines the plight of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Libya.During Colonel Mu’ammar al-Gaddafi’s 42-year rule, foreign nationals –particularly those from…

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