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'No limit' to cruelty of traffickers, says UN agency, as video surfaces of abused migrants in Libya

16 June 2017 – Two United Nations agencies have voiced 'deep concern' for the safety of hundreds of migrants and refugees – including many children – held captive by smugglers or criminal gangs at an unknown location in Libya after a video showing their abuse was posted on Facebook.


UN envoy strongly condemns attack on popular restaurant in Somali capital

15 June 2017 – The United Nations envoy for Somalia today strongly condemned last night's attack on a pizza restaurant and an adjacent hotel in Mogadishu that reportedly killed at least 19 people.