The UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, said on Twitter that he held Tuesday a meeting with Khalifa Haftar and House of Representatives (HoR) Speaker Aqila Saleh, adding that the meeting focused on how to accelerate efforts toward the holding of elections with no further delay.
The US envoy to Libya, Ambassador Richard Norland, announced his rejection of any electoral process that “increases instability” in Libya, emphasizing the need to settle the ongoing dispute over the candidacy conditions.
More than 15 million square meters are still contaminated with explosive ordnances across war-torn Libya, the United Nations said on Tuesday, Anadolu News Agency reports.
Two Libyan animal rights defenders have been released in Benghazi after 6 days of detention and weeks of witchcraft accusations by government officials, in the wake of the UN’s damning report on the state of gendered violence in Libya.
The humanitarian organization SOS Mediterranee rescued on Sunday 92 illegal immigrants, including about 40 minors, off the Libyan coast.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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.