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Libya prepares to deport IS women to their origin countries

The spokesman of the Special Deterrent Force (SDF) Ahmed Salim, said they have filed a case at the Attorney General’s Office including the number and names of the women arrested on charges of terrorism so that they be readied for deportation to their countries of origin.

Kobler and Supreme Judiciary Council condemn closure of Tripoli court complex by Criminal Investigation Department

Both the Supreme Judiciary Council (SJC) and UN special envoy Martin Kobler have condemned the closure of the main Tripoli court complex. According to the former, it was forcibly closed and its staff prevented from entering the premises closed by the Department of Criminal Investigation in Tripoli.

Khalifa Al-Ghweil: Haftar is a coup plotter and must be tried in court, we still oppose him

The Prime Minister of the Salvation Government (SG) in Tripoli, Khalifa Al-Ghweil, said his government’s stance on Khalifa Haftar has not changed, adding that they think he is a coup plotter who has for long committed crimes against the Libyan people and he must be tried for them at a …

DCAF publishes the consolidated Libyan Penal Code and Criminal Procedure Code in Arabic and English

The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) announces the online publication of the Libyan Penal Code and Criminal Procedure Code, fully consolidated with their amendments, and their English translations on its security sector legislation database. 

Serraj orders arrest of Rixos coup plotters

Across Tripoli, extra check points were springing up this evening as the Presidency Council reacted angrily to the attempted coup by former members of Libya Dawn’s National Salvation government, ordering the arrest of the ringleaders.

Inside the brutal but bizarrely bureaucratic world of the Islamic State in Libya

Even as they ruled through fear and brutality, as their counterparts have in Syria and Iraq, Islamic State officials in Libya aspired to create a government with a functioning bureaucracy, public services and a credible judicial system. Residents in the fractured coastal city of Sirte described the militants’ ambitions in …

Journalist Saliem Alshebl on his unexpected release from Tripoli detention

Libya Channel journalist and cameraman Saliem Alshebl, who was arrested on 29 July while covering a protest at Tripoli’s Martyrs’ Square, has been released on the orders of the attorney general. Alshebl was held by the Nawasi Brigade in a detention centre in the capital’s Ain Zara district for 18 …