UNSMIL notes false online reports that SRSG Abdoulaye Bathily plans to announce a new road map and to form a new government. This sort of fake news is aimed at generating confusion about the current political process and in particular the role of UNSMIL which is not to impose but …
Pushbacks and police violence: Europe’s borders in 2022
A young Syrian man paralysed by live fire from Bulgarian border guards. Cover-ups of illegal pushbacks by the Greek coast guard. Over 1,300 people missing at sea. All the hallmarks of Europe’s border defences throughout 2022.
Libyan parties asked to abide by road map
The president of the Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Menfi, has emphasised the role of the Arab League in urging Libyan parties to adhere to and implement the road map and Security Council resolutions to speed up and further the political process.
Haftar receives the released Jagam and promotes him
Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, Commander of the Libyan National Army, received the pilot, Amer Al-Jagam, who was released in a prisoner exchange between eastern and western Libya.
Constitutional Track Conference calls for setting a date for elections
The second Constitutional Track Conference called Tuesday on the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) to set a new and final date for holding elections, adding during the Conference’s activities in Tripoli under the slogan “The constitutional basis is the people’s demand” that the final lists of candidates must also published.
Greece to extend territorial waters to 12 nautical miles south, west of Crete, reports local media
Greece plans to extend its territorial waters to 12 nautical miles to the south and west of the island of Crete in March, local media reported on Sunday.
Oil pollution threatens Libyan oases
The residents of Libya’s oil-rich areas face the risk of their crops being polluted by the gases emitted from oil extraction operations. These areas produce millions of barrels of oil in the middle of populated areas, which not only destroys the planet but also kills Libyan crops and threatens the …
Libya pro-Haftar pilot released in swap for 15 prisoners: reports
Libya’s unity government has carried out a prisoner exchange with rival eastern forces, releasing a pilot captured during warlord Khalifa Haftar’s 2019 assault on Tripoli, local media reported on Monday.
Dbeibah demands Saif Gaddafi comply with ICC orders
Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has demanded that the son of Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Islam, complies with the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) orders, as he is wanted by the ICC on charges of committing crimes against humanity during the February 2011 uprising against his father.
UN official: Political stalemate in Libya is harming women in the country
The UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, Reem Al-Salem, has cautioned against the adverse impact of the political stalemate in Libya on Libyan and non-Libyan women, which she said has been exacerbated by the complete impunity for crimes.