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.
HoR, HCS agree not to establish a constitutional court
The House of Representatives (HoR) and the High Council of State (HCS) announced on Friday that they would not introduce a new Constitutional Court law as it might affect the outcomes of the constitutional rule.
Libya’s Haftar announces ‘final chance’ for elections: TV
The Libyan National Army of eastern commander Khalifa Haftar on Saturday announced “a final opportunity” to draw up a road map for elections, Libyan al-Hadath TV reported, a year to the day after rival factions agreed to hold the polls.
Libya ‘aborted’ top Gaddafi ally extradition to US
Libya abruptly halted the extradition to the United States of Abdullah al-Senussi, Muammar Gaddafi’s most trusted aide, this week for fear of public anger following an earlier handover of a former senior Libyan intelligence operative, the Guardian revealed on Friday.
RUSI reports on UN Sanctions against Human Traffickers in Libya
On 20 December, the UK-based defence and security think tank Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) published an article entitled ‘An Unprecedented Failure? UN Sanctions Against Human Traffickers in Libya’. Authors Cathy Haenlein (RUSI Director of Organised Crime and Policing) and Amanda Kadlec (Independent Researcher who previously served on the UN …
How a Lockerbie bombing suspect ended up in US custody
The US has confirmed that Abu Agila Mohammad Mas’ud Kheir Al-Marimi, the last Libyan suspect in the Lockerbie bombing case, is in US custody, after being allegedly handed over by the unity government in Tripoli.
No information regarding an American request to extradite Senussi, GNU Spox says
Mohamad Hammouda, a spokesman for the Government of NationalUnityof Abdel Hamid Dbeibeh, announced that the news about the government’s intention to hand over Abdullah al-Senussi, the former head of the intelligence service, to the US authorities is incorrect.
UN Security Council express deep concern over political deadlock in Libya
The Security Council on Tuesday expressed deep concern over the persistent political deadlock in Libya almost one year after elections scheduled for Dec. 24, 2021, failed to materialize, and more than two years after the agreement of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum roadmap.
HoR Speaker urges Head of HCS to resume joint dialogue
The Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Aqila Saleh has called on the High Council of State (HCS) to look for the best interest of the country by resuming dialogue between their joint constitutional committees.