Tarhouna Victims Association published its annual report for 2022, criticizing the Government of National Unity’s performance towards the mass grave’s perpetrators’ impunity and the absence of the competent authorities’ desire to bring them to justice.
Amnesty International to Libya: Hold commanders of Tariq Ben Zeyad armed group accountable for ‘catalogue of horrors’
An unrelenting crisis of impunity in Libya has enabled fighters of the Tariq Ben Zeyad (TBZ) armed group to commit war crimes, and other crimes under international law, with the aim of crushing any challenge to the Libyan Arab Armed Forces (LAAF), the de facto authorities controlling vast swathes of …
Calls for holding inclusive Libyan forum to complete electoral process, achieve reconciliation
Political, civil, and social components have called for an “Inclusive Libyan Forum” for the dissolution of the House of Representatives and the High Council of State, and for proceeding with completing the electoral process.
EU: Frontex Complicit in Abuse in Libya
The use by the EU’s border agency, Frontex, of aerial surveillance to enable the Libyan Coast Guard to intercept migrant boats, knowing that migrants and asylum seekers will face systematic and widespread abuse when forcibly returned to Libya, makes Frontex complicit in the abuse, Human Rights Watch and Border Forensics …
30 Libyan organizations say children are being treated like adults in criminal cases
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.
NGO accuses Libyan Coast Guard of threatening to shoot down plane
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.
40 NGOs protest against Italy-Libya memorandum in Rome tomorrow
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.
Libyan human rights body says UNSMIL is “selective” toward civil society groups
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).
LCW urges eastern authorities to release ‘kidnapped’ detainees
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.
Civil groups demand suspension of HoR, HCS
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.