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HRW: Apparent War Crimes in Tripoli … Summary Executions, Torture, Desecration of Corpses

The Libyan Arab Armed Forces (LAAF) should urgently investigate evidence that fighters affiliated with it apparently tortured, summarily executed, and desecrated corpses of opposing fighters, Human Rights Watch said today. The attacks by the armed group, which is under the command of General Khalifa Hiftar, were recorded and posted on …

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UNSMIL condemns continuing truce violations as its beleaguered Libya political track negotiations in Geneva go ahead – despite boycotts

The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) strongly condemned the continuing Tripoli truce violations yesterday. The truce had been declared on 12 January but has been much violated since. UNSMIL was particularly irked by the most recent repeated bombings over the last three days of Mitiga airport, the capital’s only …

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Mitiga Airport suspends air traffic after hit by Haftar’s militias

Update: Flights resumed after a brief suspension Air traffic has been suspended once again at Mitiga International Airport due to its incessant bombing, a statement on the airport’s Facebook page says. The media office of the Volcano of Rage Operation had confirmed earlier today, that the airport and the area adjacent …

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Libya’s GNA military commission says no agreement has been reached in Geneva

The Head of the Government of National Accord’s (GNA) military delegation at the 5+5 commission talks in Geneva Ahmed Abu Shahma said they won’t give up the call for the withdrawal of Khalifa Haftar’s forces to their previous positions before the offensive against Tripoli in April 2019. Abu Shahma told …

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