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Libya: Detention Centres

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL12900, tabled on 2 February 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to support efforts to close detention centres in Libya for refugees and migrants.

Answered on

16 February 2021

The UK has repeatedly raised its concerns with the Libyan authorities about the treatment of migrants and continues to press for a better functioning migration system that respects human rights.

We support the UN's call for detention centres across Libya to be closed, and call on all parties to engage with the UN and the humanitarian community so that all migrants and refugees can be evacuated safely in accordance with international human rights law.