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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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Zintan, Al-Rajban, Al-Zawiya sign ceasefire, Al-Zawiya revolutionaries reject

Zintan and Al-Rajban signed Tuesday a ceasefire agreement with Al-Zawiya to put an end for the ongoing bloodshed and to withdraw fighters back to their cities’ boundaries as well as to stop identity-based arrests and open the blocked roads to guarantee the safety of movement to and fro Tripoli.

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Support for peace arrangements in west continues

The number of western towns in Libya backing a peace accord continues to grow. The process, which started with deals between Zintan, Gharyan and Zawia, has now extended include Misrata, Sabratha, Surman, Rajban, Rigdaleen, Jadu, Yefren, Nalut, Kikla, Al-Jmail, and Zliten. Municipal leaders have reportedly all agreed that their forces …

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Peace “breaking out” in western Libya

In the latest in a series of local peace deals in the west of the country, Zintan and Zawia have signed a reconciliation pact and a truce has been agreed between Zuwara on the one side and the nearby towns of Al-Jmail, Rigdalin and Zultan on the other. The Libyan National …

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Driven mad: inside a Libyan detention centre for female migrants

TRIPOLI – Two women gaze out through the broken grill covering one of the windows of the Sorman Detention Centre for illegal immigrants. They are among seven long-term detainees who arrived in Libya in search of a better life but instead found themselves incarcerated in a dank prison which eventually drove …

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