A statement by 30 Libyan organizations concerned with children’s rights said that children in Libya are treated as adults in criminal cases, saying that minors, whether they are Libyans or illegal immigrants, are detained in adult prisons except for some cases.
The German non-governmental organization Sea-Watch on Wednesday accused the Libyan coast guard of threatening to shoot down their monitoring plane that helps the group document the interception of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.
Forty organizations have urged civil society to demonstrate against the Italy-Libya memorandum during a demonstration organized next Wednesday at 5.30 pm in Rome’s Esquilino square.
The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) said it was dismayed at what it called the exclusionary approach practiced against active civil society groups and institutions, including the NCHRL, by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).
Libyan Crimes Watch (LCW), on Friday, urged the authorities in eastern Libya to release hundreds of abductees, who have been arbitrarily detained in Benghazi, and to reveal the fate of the disappeared.
A group of civil society organizations and unions have called on the Presidential Council to declare a state of emergency in the country and go to elections.
The spread of surveillance technology across the Middle East and North Africa often lacks regulation and transparency, leading to human rights abuses against refugees and asylum seekers, according to a new report released on Wednesday.
More than 550 civilians were killed by Libyan law enforcement agents and militias from January 2020 to March 2022, according to a report by an NGO published on Tuesday.
Libya’s Khalifa Haftar faces a fresh US lawsuit from the Libyan-American Alliance (LAA), accusing the Gaddafi-era general of deliberately bombing a military college in the capital of Tripoli in January 2020.
Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said in a statement that accountability efforts for the killings, enforced disappearances, and acts of torture that occurred in Tarhouna and other areas south of Tripoli – during the attack on the capital by Khalifa Haftar’s forces in April of 2019 – should be expedited.