Reports More Reports
UN investigation needed into mass internment of an estimated one million Turkic Muslims; US still rejects regulations preventing ‘Killer Robots’; new wave of anti-LGBT persecution in Chechnya; post-election killings test for new DR Congo president; 300 babies die in war zones every day; growing concern for jailed women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia; antisemitism on the rise across Europe; rights lawyer faces bogus charges in Equatorial Guinea; and new Barbie doll could help fight stigma around physical disabilities.
Interactives More Interactives
Metal towers of lights reached out of the sea and flames belched into the midnight sky as the Aquarius reached Bouri Field, the largest oilfield in the Mediterranean, about 65 nautical miles north of Libya. I had been sitting cross-legged on deck of this rescue ship, listening to a group of West African men telling unbearable stories of captivity and brutality in Libya, the country they had just fled. Amadou concluded, to earnest nods all around, “God left Libya a long time ago.”