In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 09th, October, 2020

Nigerian Migrant Employee Burnt Alive By three Libyan Males, UN Reacts (Picture)

Nigerian Migrant Worker Burnt Alive By 3 Libyan Men, UN Reacts (Photo)

The Libyans burnt a Nigerian migrant worker alive

The Libyans burnt a Nigerian migrant employee alive


The United Nations (UN) has condemned Libya after three of its residents burnt a Nigerian migrant employee alive within the nation.


The stunning story was made public by Libyan Inside Ministry.


It was gathered that the three Libyan males stormed a manufacturing facility in Tripoli, doused a Nigerian employee in petrol, and set him on hearth.


An announcement by Tripoli’s inside ministry on Wednesday mentioned the three suspects, all Libyan nationals, had been detained for the assault on the Nigerian man who has not been named on Tuesday October 6.


In line with the ministry, witnesses  described the lads storming the manufacturing facility and setting the Nigerian man on hearth.


The assault, one out of many carried out by Libyans on migrants within the north African nation has been described by the United Nations as “one other mindless crime in opposition to migrants within the nation.”


“We’re horrified by the killing of a Nigerian migrant employee in Tripoli, Libya by three males yesterday. The younger man was burned alive, in but once more one other mindless crime in opposition to migrants within the nation,” tweeted Federico Soda, head of the UN’s Worldwide Group of Migration mission in Libya.


“These accountable have to be held to account.”


Libya has been accused of being a hostile atmosphere for migrants and refugees who principally move by the nation in an try to achieve safer shores in Europe. In 2017 CNN did an undercover documentary exhibiting Libyan shopping for and promoting captured migrants like slaves, to the shock of the worldwide neighborhood.

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In August, over 45 migrants died in a shipwreck off of the Libyan coast whereas greater than 7,000 individuals making the journey from Africa to Europe have been returned to Libya in 2020, based on the UN Refugee Company.


Final month, Amnesty Worldwide launched a damning report detailing “horrific cycles of abuses” of migrants in Libya.


The report additionally cited together with illegal killings, enforced disappearances, torture, and rape.


“As a substitute of being protected, they’re met with a listing of appalling human rights abuses and now unfairly for the unfold of the Covid-19 pandemic on deeply racist and xenophobic grounds,” mentioned Diana Eltahawy, the rights group’s Deputy Regional Director for the Center East and North Africa mentioned within the report.

“Regardless of this, even in 2020 the EU and its member states proceed to implement insurance policies trapping tens of hundreds of males, ladies and kids in a vicious cycle of abuse, exhibiting callous disregard for individuals’s lives and dignity.”



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