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Special Correspondent — Sky News
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Sky News Special Correspondent, currently based in South Africa. Author of Colonel Gadaffi's Hat

Desperate Migrants 'Routinely Beaten' By Guards

news.sky.com — Sky News has uncovered evidence of beatings and poor treatment inside overcrowded detention centres which are housing thousands of migrants moving through Libya to try to get to Europe. Several of the migrants told us of repeated physical violence against them as their guards struggled to control the huge numbers.

Detained Migrants 'Beaten' By Libyan Guards

news.sky.com — Sky News has uncovered evidence of beatings and poor treatment inside over-crowded detention centres which are housing thousands of migrants moving through Libya to try to get to Europe. Several of the migrants told us of repeated physical violence against them as their guards struggled to control the huge numbers.

Revealed: Brutal Treatment Of Trapped Migrants

news.sky.com — Sky News has uncovered evidence of beatings and poor treatment inside over-crowded detention centres which are housing thousands of migrants moving through Libya to try to get to Europe. Several of the migrants told us of repeated physical violence against them as their guards struggled to control the huge numbers.

From Revolution To Ruin: Libya's Battle With IS

news.sky.com — A line of fighters snakes down a deserted street in Benghazi, firing as they go, ducking behind shrubs and keeping close to brick walls for cover from watching snipers. This could easily be a scene from 2011, the year of the so-called Arab Spring.

Libya's PM Seeks International Recognition

news.sky.com — Khalifa al Ghweil tells Sky News his Libya Dawn party controls 85% of the country and deserves international recognition.

Libyan Colonel Confident Of Victory Over IS

news.sky.com — Colonel Ali El-Mahdi tells Sky's Alex Crawford he is confident of clearing Islamic State militants from Benghazi in eight weeks.

Mandela Prison Island Enters The Digital Age

news.sky.com — The prison island where South Africa's first democratically leader Nelson Mandela was incarcerated for nearly two decades is entering the digital world. Interested students, historians or tourists can now take a virtual tour via the internet of the prison cells plus the canteen where the inmates ate and the quarry where they were made to work.

Nigeria Challenger Demands 'Free And Fair' Count

news.sky.com — The man who has taken a significant early lead in Nigeria's closest-ever presidential election has told Sky News he does not even know the official timetable for any run-off, such is the quiet confidence in his camp. But the APC's Muhammadu Buhari cautioned an outright win would only happen if the count was "free and fair".

Nigeria Goes To The Polls Amid Boko Haram Threat

news.sky.com — Nigerians go to the polls today in the most hotly contested campaign since the end of military rule. The election has already been postponed once - for six weeks. Officials, encouraged by the military, said they were worried about security concerns caused by the terror group Boko Haram.

Boko Haram Fight Intensifies In West Africa

news.sky.com — The battle against Boko Haram is intensifying in the run-up to the delayed Nigerian elections. The terror group appears to be mounting more attacks especially on neighboring border towns along the country's frontier. Authorities who put back the elections by six weeks because of the threat from the extremist group, have vowed to crush all Boko Haram camps between now and polling day on March 28.
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Jul 01, 2015

#Sinai V bad day. Militants claim they have control of a number of areas. Big attack on Egyptian army

Jun 28, 2015

RT @RobNisbetSky: Greek media suggesting ATM withdrawals could be limited to €50

Jun 25, 2015

RT @Simmoa: SA gov says Marikana report will be released at 7pm on a Thursday, on same day as al-Bashir saga explanation. V In The Thick of It behaviour

Jun 25, 2015

RT @WARear_NPO: 2 years ago my mother, Laurie Owen, was beaten, robbed and gang-raped in our Johannesburg home. Today she is the Founder of @WARear_NPO

Jun 25, 2015

RT @WARear_NPO: youtu.be/2XtKzedguH0 Laurie Owen Skynews interview with @AlexCrawfordSky Speaking out about rape in South Africa after being gang raped.

Jun 22, 2015

RT @manofbronze1: @StokeParkCllr @AlexCrawfordSky our treatment of Libya, implementing regime change and then just leaving them to it is whats heart breaking

Jun 22, 2015

@GeddesOfficial @SkyNews Err apart from evidence of migrants at several centers. Strange way to interpret 1st hand account

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