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Five years of suffering in Libya
This week marks five years of the European Union’s cooperation with Libya to intercept migrants at sea and forcibly return them to deplorable conditions in Libya. A new report explores how migrants have endured horrific abuses including forced labor and torture as a result of these agreements. Read more… 
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Japan calls out “serious human rights situation” in China
Japan’s parliament passed a resolution this week ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games cautiously addressing the “serious human rights situation” in China. The resolution called for greater cooperation between Japan’s government and the international community to address the human rights issues which include the forced labor of Uyghurs. Read more… 
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