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Over 100 migrants escape from Libya trafficking camp

TRIPOLI: More than 100 east African migrants escaped from a camp in the Libyan town of Bani Walid where they were being held hostage and tortured, international agencies and local sources said on Saturday. The migrants from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia fled on Wednesday night to a mosque in the town where they were taken in by local associations and residents. The hospital in Bani Walid said around 20 of them were being treated for injuries from torture. According to Doctors Without Borders (MSF), in a statement…

Egypt says international organs trade network arrested

CAIRO:Egyptian authorities announced on Tuesday the arrest of 25 members of an international network allegedly trafficking in human organs, including university professors and doctors. "Today at dawn, the largest international network for trading human organs has been captured," the country's Administrative Control Authority said in a statement on its website. The network "is made up of Egyptians and Arabs taking advantage of some of the citizens' difficult economic conditions so that they buy their human organs and…