The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) confirmed that Khalifa Haftar’s forces made displaced people from Tawergha leave the camps in which they lived in Benghazi ahead of Storm Daniel last September, adding that the forces had prevented them from returning afterwards.
Libya Crimes Watch (LCW) on Monday condemned the recent arrest campaign that was executed by security and military factions in Benghazi, between 6 and 14 of October.
The son of former defence minister Mahdi Albarghathi has been reported dead following his arrest in Benghazi, a family member has confirmed.
The Prime Minister of the government designated by the House of Representatives (HoR) Osama Hammad accused the Government of National Unity of being behind the armed unrest taking place in Benghazi, describing the force of Al-Mahdi Al-Barghathi as a rogue gang that came with direct funding from elements affiliated with …
The United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL) in Libya expressed its concern in a statement today about the armed clashes in Benghazi over the last few days and the continued communications outage. It said it continues to investigate reports of civilian casualties.
The Libya Center for Strategic and Future Studies said that the Internal Security Apparatus had detained university professor Fathi Al-Baja, the director of the center’s branch in Benghazi, Siraj Daghman, and political activist Tariq Al-Bashari last Sunday, after asking them to go to one of its offices for investigation.
Local sources reported that Benghazi Internal Security Service detained former member of the Transitional Council and former Libyan ambassador to Canada, Fathi Al-Baja.
On 11 September, just as Storm Daniel was beginning to wreak havoc on Libyan shores, Elseddik Haftar was in Paris soft-launching a presidential bid.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has expressed concerns about two more dams in Libya, after they were reported to be bearing huge amounts of pressure, following the devastating floods that Libya witnessed earlier this month.
Authorities in eastern Libya said at least 2,000 people were killed and thousands more were missing after a massive flood ripped through the city of Derna following a heavy storm and rain.