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HRS and FEMED discuss human rights issues in Libya

The Human Rights Solidarity (HRS) held some meeting, last week, with the Euro-Mediterranean Federation Against Enforced Disappearances (FEMED) for enforced disappearance. The organisations held the meetings with some interested in the Libyan issues in the European Union (EU).

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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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