Several legal organizations have criticized the crackdown practiced by Dignity Operation militias that is manifested in abductions based on IDs for people they accuse of having sympathy for the Benghazi Defense Brigades at the oil crescent region since they have controlled the area.
Armed forces commander-in-chief Khalifa Hafter has ordered the immediate and unconditional release of all women and families detained during the liberation of the west of Benghazi except for those facing criminal charges.
Rivals battling in Libya’s eastern oil region have reportedly carried out summary executions, torture and other violations, the UN said Tuesday, as a military strongman launched a fresh assault in the area.
Reports that Seif Al-Islam Qaddafi has been freed in Zintan appear to have been somewhat exaggerated. The son of the former dictator, captured in November 2011 and since held in Zintan, has simply been transferred from the keeping of one authority in the town to another.
Asylum seekers are detained indiscriminately and indefinitely at UK-funded Libyan refugee camps, the UK government’s official aid watchdog reported on Friday.
Human Rights Solidarity (HRS) has urged for ending the ongoing violations and abuse against women and for the immediate release of hundreds of women, whom it said are being tortured under arbitrary imprisonment in several Libyan prisons.
Refugee children and women are routinely suffering sexual violence, exploitation, abuse and detention along the Central Mediterranean migration route, UNICEF warned in a new report.
Sixty inmates at a police prison in Wadi Al-Shatti managed to escape today after when relatives of one of the prisoners attacked the jail to free him.
The trial of the son of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi did not meet international standards and he should be brought in front of the International Criminal Court (ICC), the United Nations said today.
The UNSMIL Head, Martin Kobler, said Sunday that civilians caught in the fight in Benghazi’s Ganfudah must be allowed to leave through safe corridors.