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) denounced on Tuesday the use of the terms terrorism and extremism in order to settle down some political agendas.
National Commission for Human Rights in Libyan (NCHRL) expressed Sunday its grave concern toward the constitution draft (concord draft) that was devised last April as it includes no guarantees for human rights in Libya.
The continuing rise in abductions at the hands of militias highlights how the absence of the rule of law in Libya is fueling chaos and lawlessness and leaving civilians in the country living in fear, said Amnesty International Monday.
A Tripoli-based activist, Jabir Zain, remains missing after being abducted on September 25, 2016, by an armed group linked to the Interior Ministry of the United Nations-backed Government of National Accord, Human Rights Watch said today.
After a six-year gap, the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague has issued an arrest warrant for a member of the former Qafddafi regime. It has announced the unsealing of the warrant for Al-Tuhamy Mohamed Khaled, the head of the regime’s internal security, for crimes committed during the 2011 revolution.
For the first time in three years, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has held training sessions inside some of Libya’s migrant detention centres on the of migrants’ human rights.
The municipal council of Sabha in the south of Libya has denied that it ever held a market for selling African immigrants as salves in the city.
Hundreds of African refugees and migrants passing through Libya are being bought and sold in modern-day slave markets before being held for ransom or used as forced labour or for sexual exploitation, survivors have told the UN’s migration agency.
Civilian suffering and widespread human rights violations are often one of the most disturbing outcomes of armed conflicts, such as the raging civil war that has gripped Libya for the past three years.