The bodies of 20 people who got lost in the Libyan desert have been found, according to rescuers, who presume the group died of thirst.
480 migrants have been intercepted at sea and disembarked back on Libyan shores between 19 and 25 of June, said the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Monday.
The withdrawal of mercenaries and foreign forces out of Libya “will remain linked to the formation of an elected and representative Libyan government for all Libyans,” U.N. Advisor Stephanie Williams said on Monday.
In the city of Zuwarah, 102 km west of the capital Tripoli, the Stability Support Apparatus was able to seize gangs of human smugglers.
Two security forces clashed in Tripoli late on Wednesday, killing one fighter and damaging property nearby, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday in a further sign of increasing tension between powerful factions in the Libyan capital.
The picture of a 19-year-old’s body hanging lifeless from the ceiling in one of the halls-cum-dorms of the Ain Zara detention centre, south of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, is the latest evidence of the human cost of the country’s detention centres.
Libya’s parliament-appointed Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha said on Wednesday his government supported removing all foreign forces and mercenaries from Libya, guided by a committee set up to safeguard a ceasefire after the 2014-2020 conflict.
The Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity and Minister of Defense Abdel Hamid Dbeibah, has met with the Chief of the General Staff, Mohammed Al-Haddad, stressing the need to maintain the security of the capital Tripoli and the safety of its residents.
On 14 June, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) published an analysis of ‘What’s Next for Libya’s Protracted Conflict?’, written by Thomas M. Hill. Written in anticipation of the third Cairo Joint HoR-HSC Committee meetings, Hill interviewed several experts on their views of how Libya can exit its current …
Last week, the UK took a collective sigh of relief when the flight removing asylum seekers for offshore detention in Rwanda didn’t take off. The morning after, pundits began commenting that the scheme was built to fail, and in fact its sole purpose was distracting from concerns surrounding the legitimacy …