Ransomed and beaten: Migrants face abuse in Libyan detention

Guinean migrant Amadou Traoré looks at the Mediterranean as he awaits disembarkation at the port of Augusta, on the island of Sicily, Italy, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. Traoré and other migrants say they were tortured and their families extorted for ransoms in Libya’s detention centers. Their accounts to The Associated Press come as a report commissioned by the United Nations said last week that suspected crimes against humanity have been committed against migrants intercepted at sea and turned over to Libya’s detention centers.

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