As of March 28, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has registered more than 134,000 internally displaced persons in Libya.
The Nigerian government, in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), on Tuesday evacuated 151 stranded Nigerians from Benghazi, Libya as the government resumed its voluntary evacuation in Libya.
The European Union on Tuesday defended its work with migrants in Libya after U.N.-backed investigators accused the 27-nation bloc of abetting human rights abuses and other crimes in the north African country.
The Head of the High Council of State, Khalid Al-Mishri , said in a meeting Monday with the UN envoy to Libya Abdoulaye Bathily that electoral laws should not exclude anyone for political reasons, stressing the need for respecting the legislation in force related to some articles of electoral laws.
The members of the High Council of State (HCS), who rejected the 13th constitutional amendment, renewed their rejection of the amendment, saying they did not and would not participate in the formation of the 6+6 joint committee with the House of Representatives (HoR), due to “the lack of its constitutional …
UNSMIL said on Monday that the 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) met in Tripoli in the presence of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, and chiefs of staff of the military, Mohammed Al-Haddad and his eastern counterpart Abdelrazik Al-Nathori, and security units …
United Nations investigators say there is evidence that crimes against humanity have been committed against Libyans and migrants stuck in Libya, including women being forced into sexual slavery.
SOS Mediterranee, a European humanitarian group that rescues asylum seekers crossing the Mediterranean, has accused the Libyan coastguard of threatening their rescue ship and endangering their crew during a rescue operation.
The head of the UN Support Mission In Libya (UNSMIL), Abdoulaye Bathily, said on Friday that he will seek other alternatives if the House of Representatives (HoR) and the High Council of State (HCS) fail to agree on electoral laws in a timely manner.
Most of the roughly 2.5 tons of natural uranium ore concentrate (UOC) recently declared missing from a site in Libya have been found at that site, the UN nuclear watchdog told member states on Friday in a statement seen by Reuters.