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  • Status: Closed
  • Thematic area: Human rights activism and monitoring
  • Country: Libya
  • Year approved:2019

Evaluating and Improving the Conditions of Migrants in Detention Centres in Central Libya

  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: The independent organisation for human rights
  • Start date: 1 July 2019
  • End date: 1 July 2020

Initiative summary:

As documented in several recent reports, African migrants attempting to reach Europe are frequently detained in Libya where they routinely face abuse including rape, torture and extortion. With EED’s support, the Independent Organisation for Human Rights (IOHR) will continue to work on improving the transparency and accountability of migrant detention centres in Libya and thus improving the conditions of current and future detainees.

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