The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been sharply criticised by Human Rights Watch (HRW) for not launching new investigations into war crimes in Libya.
EU – IOM has carried out first aid training courses in Libya with rescuers involved in migrant lifesaving operations in the Mediterranean Sea. The three training courses for government and non-government actors took place in Tripoli in December 2016.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) said, on Saturday, that the Libyan authorities should guarantee the safety and should immediately provide medical care for the 120+ women and children who fled from the fighting in the city of Sirte, in the Misrata prison, where they are being held.
Concern is rising for more than 120 women and children, some of them wounded, held for weeks in Misrata after they were found among IS terrorists in the final stages of the Sirte siege.
Media sources reported Wednesday that an airstrike was conducted by Khalifa Haftar’s Operation Dignity warplanes on Ganfudah, Benghazi, killing a man and his wife after targeting their house.
The Algerian Minister of Maghreb, African Union and Arab League affairs, Abdel Qader Messahel, said that the commander of the army of the House of Representatives (HoR), Khalifa Haftar, should make concessions to reach understandings with the Libyan factions.
The Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj said his hand is extended for all parties to sit at the dialogue table and lead the battle to rebuild Libya and resume oil exportation.
A suicide bomb attack in Benghazi targeting forces loyal to military strongman Khalifa Haftar left at least seven dead, and a further eight wounded on Sunday, according to medical and security officials.
Security forces loyal to Dignity Operation have apprehended Sheikh Ismaeil Shaban, the head of the committee of Tawergha IDPs camps in Tripoli and the Tawergha municipality member in Saluq, western Benghazi.
The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya has strongly condemned the constraints on press and media outlets as well as on civil societies in Benghazi, Al-Bayda, Tobruk and Derna.