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Dutch opiniemaker missing in Libya

Dutch opiniemaker missing in Libya

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The Dutch opiniemaker Yvonne Snitjer is according to various reports went missing in Libya. Snitjer was last seen in a café in the old part of the capital of Tripoli.

She went there just before the start of ramadan last week, a bite to eat. That is apparent from her tweets. The last tweet is from may 26. Friends of Snitjer questions via Twitter to help.

Snitjer, has worked in Tripoli and writes regularly opinieartikelen for the website Joop.nl. The ministry of Foreign Affairs says to the editors of Joop.nl that they are aware of the loss.

“We’re working on it, and try to determine what the problem is. That is difficult by the less than clear situation in Libya. Things do not function as they should function,” said the ministry. The Dutch embassy in Libya due to the unrest in the country and fled to Tunis, capital of Tunisia.

Snitjer writes for Joop.nl about the dangerous situation in Libya. She is also the founder of foundation for Eureka, an independent learning center.

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18:12 – 26 may 2017

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