Libyans force way onto Nivin ship, violence against migrants

At least 5 injured, migrants did not want to get off

(ANSAmed) - ROME, NOVEMBER 20 - Libyan armed forces have pushed their way onto The Nivin, a boat carrying 79 migrants that had been stuck in the Misrata port for two days.
    There have been reports of violence and injured people taken to hospital, with others taken by force to Libyan centers, said Mediterranea, an NGO that uses its Mare Jonio ship to monitor the situation and incidents in the sea near Libya. "Italy and the EU must take responsibility for their political choices, the NGO added. "We want to know what has happened to every one of the refugees." At least 5 migrants were injured in the operation by the Libyan security forces, who shot rubber bullets onboard the Panamanian-flagged Nivin, UNHCR sources said. (ANSAmed).
   

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