{FD} Rights group finds ‘assembly line’ of torture in Egypt

An international rights group says Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has given a "green light" to systematic torture inside detention facilities, allowing officers to act with "almost total impunity."

Backed by Italy, Libya enlists militias to stop migrants

Libyan security officials and militia members say that the country's struggling government in Tripoli has paid militias implicated in trafficking to now prevent migrants from crossing the Mediterranean to Europe, under a deal backed by Italy.