08 December 2017
Frontex training materials for Libyan Coast Guard come up short on human rights
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Instead, the presentations and handouts mainly address possible indications of human trafficking, interrogation, and documentation techniques, as well as the handling of weather apps.
This comes in spite of the EU institutions reiterated claim that these training activities would have a substantial focus on human rights and international law and would enhance protection of and respect for human rights."
See: Disclosed documents reveal that EU training of Libyan Coast Guard makes negligible reference to human rights protection (Acess Info Europe, link)
Frontex: materials used in the training of the Libyan Coast Guard (pdfs)
EU border agency targeted "isolated or mistreated" individuals for questioning (Statewatch News Online, 16 February 2017)
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