UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk on Monday stressed that his Office will strengthen its work on Libya, where the human rights situation continues to deteriorate amid widespread violence by armed actors, ongoing political deadlock, and deepening curbs on civic space.
US vows to act against human rights abusers in Libya
The U.S. Embassy in Libya on Monday voiced deep concern over alleged abuses against migrants in Libya and vowed to use its powers to hold perpetrators accountable.
Libya: Revoke Repressive Anti-Cybercrime Law
The Libyan House of Representatives should repeal a 2022 Anti-Cybercrime Law that restricts freedoms of speech, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities in eastern Libya should immediately release anyone they are holding under this law for peaceful expression.
Libyan military parties turn page on war, paying attention to unifying the army
In a new indication of diminishing chances of new armed clashes between the military parties in eastern and western Libya, and perhaps fading away altogether, the parties’ representatives concluded new agreements in Tripoli, the most prominent of which was the formation of a joint force with various tasks, and opening …
Libya responds to UN Fact-Finding Mission report on immigration
In the wake of the UN Fact-Finding Mission’s report on violations against illegal immigration in Libya, the Government of National Unity (GNU) said that such an issue is far too big for any country to handle alone.
Who will hold human rights abusers in Libya to account?
United Nations investigators say security forces and armed militia groups in Libya have committed a wide range of war crimes.
Turkey, UAE, and Russia violated arms embargo on Libya, Amnesty International
Amnesty International has released its annual report, which monitors the state of human rights in the world. The part on Libya showed the existence of flagrant violations of human rights.
Center for Humanitarian Dialogue to put forward recommendations to Libyan elections in early April
The Center for Humanitarian Dialogue in Switzerland is preparing to hold “an informal brainstorming session with key Libyan stakeholders and members of the international community on 5 April in Geneva.”
FAO: 300,000 Libyans need aid in 2023
Food price inflation continued to rise at high levels in most North African countries, but Libya was the only exception due to continued subsidies on consumer goods, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
UNHCR: 134,000 IDPs and 42,000 refugees are registered in Libya
As of March 28, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has registered more than 134,000 internally displaced persons in Libya.