The Libyan Attorney General, Al-Siddiq Al-Sour, said Tuesday that some of the perpetrators of Tarhouna mass graves has been detained, adding that there are arrest warrants for others.
The General Authority for the Search and Identification of Missing Persons announced that a further three unidentified bodies had been recovered from two mass graves in the agricultural project in Tarhuna.
Several House of Representatives (HoR) said they found it strange that the international community was silent toward the discovery of mass graves in Tarhouna, where just recently five new graves had been unearthed with 25 bodies inside, thus bringing the number of bodies to 220.
A further 25 unidentified bodies have been found in mass graves in the town of Tarhuna. The farming town was controlled for years by the Kaniyat militia, run by six brothers who imposed their dominance by slaughtering opponents and their entire families.
The families and relatives of the mass graves victims in Tarhuna have demanded the establishment of a criminal court for crimes of mass graves, and the crimes carried out by the Al-Kani militia, affiliated with Haftar’s forces in the city of Tarhuna.
Ten more unidentified bodies were discovered at mass graves at the Tarhuna general landfill the General Authority for Search and Identification of Missing Persons reported yesterday.
Teams from the Excavation Department of the Search and Identification of Missing Persons Authority, recovered the bodies of five unidentified individuals from two separate graves on Monday, having unearthed the graves the previous day in Tarhuna.
The General Authority for Search and Identification of Missing Persons stated that its teams were capable of unearthing two new mass graves in the agricultural project area in Tarhuna city, along with a further grave in the city’s public landfill, reporting that it intends to begin the exhumation process on …
Libyan authorities arrested two suspected human traffickers and facilitated the return of more than 50 Egyptian migrants to their home country, officials said.
Libyan authorities yesterday detained a suspect for “torturing irregular Egyptian immigrants and extorting their families to obtain money.”