Suffocating jails, torture and forced labour: rescued migrants recount the hell of Libya


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It was on June 21st when the MV Lifeline, a Dutch-registered migrant rescue ship patrolling the Mediterranean for German NGO Mission Lifeline, rescued 234 people it discovered floating in rubber dinghies near the coast of Libya. Shortly afterwards, panic set in among the group as they saw a Libyan coastguard vessel approach the ship.