Sudanese workers forcefully sent to Libya by UAE
On 1 November, Hiba Zayadin published with Human Rights Watch (HRW) a report on Sudanese security guards used against their will as mercenaries in Libya by the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The testimonies recorded by HRW recount that an indefinite number of Sudanese workers (around 400) who thought they were recruited to work as security guards in the UAE, were in fact recruited and trained by private security firms to be sent to locations in the Libyan oil crescent to guard oil facilities. Such testimonies reveal the tension faced by the UAE to find resources to support its regional agenda.
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