TRIPOLI — What started as a normal day for an ordinary young woman here in Libya turned into a nightmare when a security guard at her public university physically and verbally attacked her, trying to bar her from entering her classroom because she was not wearing a head scarf.
على أصوات طلقات الرصاص، وقذائف المعارك الدائرة بين قوات اللِّواء المتقاعد خليفة حفتر ، والقوات المؤيدة للمؤتمر الوطني الليبي، يتجه الليبيون إلى صندوق الاقتراع الأربعاء المقبل 25 يونيو آملين في استحقاق انتخابي نزيه يوقف نزيف الدماء في البلاد، ويجنب الثورة الليبية الدخول إلى نفق مظلم على غرار ما حدث من …
A decree issued Wednesday in Libya would recognize rape committed during that country’s revolution as a war crime and pay rape survivors reparations, according to two sources who have worked closely with the Libyan government in developing the policy.
Today, Libya adopted an important decree for the reparation of crimes of sexual violence perpetrated during the war. It establishes a structure tasked with identifying the victims and delivering the benefits they are entitled to.
Security Council Briefing, 9 June 2014 Special Representative of the Secretary-General And Head of UNSMIL, Tarek Mitri (Check against delivery)
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