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Maetig takes charge of inquiry into auctions as international fury grows over slave trading in Libya

Deputy Presidency Council (PC) leader Ahmed Maetig has announced that he is taking control of the inquiry into allegations that illegal migrants have been sold at auctions as slaves. In a statement, he says the investigation will lead to the arrest of those involved and of them being brought to justice.

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Militias crack down on social, cultural life in Libya

Comic books and video games can be controversial in Libya. Ahmad, 20, who asked not to use his real name, experienced it firsthand while attending the four-day Comic-Con convention — a multi-gaming and comic event that opened Nov. 2 in the capital city of Tripoli.

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International lawyers present ICC with crimes dossier aiming at trying Libya’s strongman Haftar

Human rights lawyers provided evidence Tuesday to the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutors saying that forces loyal to the Libyan strongman in eastern region are responsible for crimes including murder, torture and persecution.

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Benghazi arrests of Gaem supporters including journalist and former minister

A former interior minister and a journalist are among an as yet unknown number of supposed supporters of the Government of National Accord (GNA) deputy interior minister Faraj Al-Gaem who have have been arrested in the past 24 hours in Benghazi.

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PC Deputy Interior Minister faces arrest warrant in Benghazi

The Military Prosecutor of Dignity Operation, Faraj Al-Sosah, has issued an arrest warrant against Deputy Interior Minister of Presidential Council, Faraj Egaim, 2 days after high tensions in the war-ravaged city of Benghazi.

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European lawyers to hold presser in Holland to review Libyan strongman’s crimes

A popular European lawyers’ office announced that it will hold a press conference on Tuesday to advocate for filing a lawsuit at the International Criminal Court (ICC) against the commander of Operation Dignity Khalifa Haftar to hold him accountable for the crimes he committed.

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