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Civil societies in Tripoli call for international commission to investigate prison conditions in Libya

16 civil societies and institutions in Tripoli have called on the UNSMIL to form an international commission in order to investigate the situation of prisoners in all Libyan prisons and to guarantee the freedom of opinion advocated by the 17 February revolution.

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Why are refugees being sent back to war-torn Libya?

Trapped in Libya Journalist Sally Hayden has for almost three weeks been tweeting a remarkable thread  of her WhatsApp conversations with refugees detained in terrible conditions in Libya. She has included supplemental reporting and audio and video clips from the refugees, and confirmed their stories with sources on the ground.

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Libya’s Al-Sirraj orders Salafist armed group to leave Mitiga Airport

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj, has ordered ,in a new decision on Sunday, the Special Deterrence Force (SDF) to leave Mitiga Airport in Tripoli for the apparatuses of the Interior Ministry. 

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What you need to know about fighting in Libya’s capital

As chaos reigns in Libya, with competing authorities continuing to vie for power, the battle for Tripoli has started once again. The latest round of clashes in Libya’s capital have left at least 50 people dead, including 18 civilians, and over 130 people injured. 

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Hundreds of migrants trapped by clashes in Libya capital evacuated

Hundreds of migrants in Libya’s capital Tripoli have been relocated from government-run detention centres after getting trapped by clashes between rival groups, United Nations and aid sources told Reuters news agency on Thursday.

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Refugees rejected by Italy were ‘tortured and raped’ by smugglers in Libya

African refugees who were refused entry by Italy had been held by smugglers for up to two years in Libya and many had been beaten, tortured and raped, according to the UN migration agency.

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