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Statement by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Bernardino Leon

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Libya, Bernardino Leon, met with a delegation from city of Azzawiya, including members of the House of Representatives, representatives the municipality and the revolutionaries, to consult on the next steps in the Libyan Political Dialogue.

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HoR plans law to extend its term of office

The House of Representatives (HoR) plans to debate and vote on Monday on a bill to extend its life beyond 21 October. That is the date when its mandate expires under the amendment to Constitutional Declaration passed last year by the General National Congress when it agreed to the creation of …

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Tobruk approves new amnesty law as Gaddafi-officials sentenced in Tripoli

Libya’s internationally-recognized parliament in Tobruk approved a new law granting amnesty for crimes committed by Libyans since the 2011 uprising, in an apparent move to undermine a Tuesday court verdict in Tripoli sentencing Gaddadi-era officials to death and jail time.

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The pursuit of human rights in war-torn Libya

Libya, riddled with abandoned weapons dumps from the Gaddafi era, is in the throes of a protracted civil war. The oil-rich country is coming apart at the seams due to conflict which pits the internationally-recognised Council of Deputies against the Tripoli-based rival Islamist government of the General National Congress (GNC).

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Libya scrambles to find Gadhafi’s missing billions

Apart from the outcomes of the UN-brokered peace deal that was signed July 11, in Skhirat, Morocco, the fact that some parties to the conflict objected on its articles, and that others do not recognize some forces and figures that took part in it, negotiations are underway in Libya. These, …

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