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Final report of the Panel of Experts on Libya provides grim reading

The 215-page final report of the UN Panel of Experts on Libya to the President of the Security Council was released recently. The report provided grim reading on the situation in Libya.

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Civil Registry Authority taken over by ‘’extremists’’

The Civil Registry Authority (CRA) confirmed yesterday that it had been forcibly taken over by ‘’ideologically extremist groups’’ who took control of its database of Libyan citizens which would have ‘’enabled them to control the affairs of Libyans and the manipulation of their identities for their own interests’’.

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Libya’s militias take justice into their own hands

“Abdallah,” who did not want his real name used for fear of retribution, is a criminal prosecutor at Tripoli’s courthouse. When asked about the justice system in Libya, he said, “It’s working, but not properly. However, it’s not collapsing.” He added, “The very fact that I cannot use my real name is …

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Update: Tripoli detention of presidency security team members angers Kobler

UN special envoy Martin Kobler has protested at the arrest of three members of the security committee set up by the Presidency Council yesterday at Tripoli’s Mitiga airport. The three, who were returning from Tunisia, were detained for a couple of hours before being released.

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