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Ten years on from Libya’s uprising, Lawyers for Justice in Libya launches fund to protect human rights defenders

‘‘17 February 2021 marks a key anniversary for Libya: ten years since the uprising which led to the overthrow of the Qaddafi regime. The surge of optimism which followed gave birth to a vibrant civil society movement and powerful demands for change after decades of repression. The opening of civil …

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Al-Sarraj asks UN for technical assistance in Libya’s December elections

The Head of the Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord, Fayez Al-Sarraj, has asked for UN technical support and security arrangements for the December general elections and to coordinate with the High National Elections Commission to oversee the electoral process.

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In Libya ten years after uprising ‘abusive militias evade justice and instead reap rewards’: Amnesty

Ten years after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi, justice has yet to be delivered to victims of war crimes and serious human rights violations including unlawful killings, enforced disappearances, torture, forced displacement and abductions committed by militias and armed groups, Amnesty International said today.

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