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.
In a statement issued on Monday, the Libyan parliament called on the Ministry of Justice to prepare an integrated file on the damages caused to Libya and its people by the support of Qatar for extremist groups after a decision to sever official diplomatic relations with Doha.
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.
The deputy justice minister of the eastern government of Abdullah Al-Thinni, Eissa Al-Saghir, said an immediate release of Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi must take an effect by force of the law.
The UN-proposed government’s Presidential Council (PC) issued a statement Friday suspending the defense minister-designate, Mahdi Al-Barghathi, following the attack on Brak Al-Shati base in southern Libya by the Third Force and fighters loyal to the defense ministry.
The media office of the UN-proposed government’s Justice Ministry confirmed the release of 14 prisoners from Hadba Prison in Tripoli.
Libyans on Monday denounced a decision by the country’s eastern authorities banning women under 60 from travelling abroad without a male guardian after alleged cases of women spying.
A number of Libyan citizens lodged an appeal at the Judiciary Division of the Tripoli Appeals Court against the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the UN-proposed government’s Presidential Council’s Head Fayez Al-Sirraj and the Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni.
The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) said it had been deeply concerned about the legal and humanitarian statuses of the prisoners in the Benghazi-based Kuwaifiya prison.
The substitute Head of the Presidential Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fathi Al-Mijibri, has taken new decisions to appoint new officials in the GNA, which led to a wave of anger at the PC construction.