The Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) has ratified an agreement to allows for the return of the displaced population of the city of Tawergha and should implement it swiftly, Human Rights Watch said today. Some Tawerghan families intend to commence the effort to return home starting on June 22, …
The UN Migration Agency (IOM) has launched an online consular service to make the consular process easier to access and navigate for vulnerable migrants hoping to return home.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) is currently organising efforts to rescue around 200 mainly Somali and Ethiopian migrants it believes have been kidnapped and held and tortured in a Libyan detention centre.
Libyan forces have engaged in reckless conduct during recent rescue operations that endangered people being rescued in international waters in the Mediterranean, Human Rights Watch said today. These incidents indicate that Libyan forces lack capacity to safely perform search-and-rescue obligations.
The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) expressed anger on Saturday about the call of the European Parliament’s President, Antonio Tajani, for setting up refugee camps in Libya.
Libyan writer and civil society activist Jaber Al-Obaidi was kidnapped in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday.
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been freed by an armed group holding him in the western Libyan town of Zintan, where he was taken after the 2011 revolt against his father, according to one of his lawyers and a statement from the brigade.
The Government of National Accord (GNA) has to take control of all prisons in Libya to ensure detainees were treated decently UNSMIL deputy chief Maria do Valle Ribeiro told justice minister Mohamed Abdelwahid Abdul Hamid today.
An armed group affiliated with Awaqir tribe stormed Al-Kofiya Prison in Benghazi and freed Nuri Bu Fannarah, one of the tribe’s senior leaders, hours after his abduction.
Almost 1,433 Nigerians, who were in migrants centers in Libya, have been evacuated between Dec. 15, 2016 and May 25, 2017, figures from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have shown.