Monthly Archives: December 2016

LIBYA DEPORTS DOZENS OF ILLEGAL AFRICAN MIGRANTS

Libyan authorities deported 157 illegal African migrants on Thursday.The migrants are mostly from Mali and were hoping to make it to Europe via the Mediterranean. The deportations were organised in cooperation with the International Organization for Mi…

News in Brief 30 (AM)

More than one million people in northeast Nigeria receive food aidThe UN food agency, WFP, has delivered food or cash to more than a million Nigerians in conflict-affected zones in the Northeast since the beginning of December.Over half of those in nee…

Experts welcome end to US counter-terrorism measure

Two UN human rights experts have welcomed the decision by the United States to dismantle what they viewed as a “discriminatory” counter-terrorism measure.The National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS) was adopted following the terrorist …

UN experts applaud US decision to dismantle ‘discriminatory and ineffective’ counterterrorism programme

Two United Nations human rights experts welcomed a decision by the United States to dismantle a national registry program targeting people visiting from countries that are home to active terrorist groups, a program that the experts labelled discriminat…