The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) has welcomed the decision of the Supreme Judicial Council to pardon convicts.
22 Syrian migrants on hunger strike in Libyan prison
At least 22 Syrian migrants detained for more than five months in Libya began a hunger strike Monday to demand their release, a Libyan rights group said.
Former official at Defence Ministry released from notorious Garnada prison, Benghazi
The former undersecretary of the Ministry of Defence, Al-Siddiq Al-Ghaithi, has been released from prison in Benghazi, local sources in Tobruk confirmed on Monday.
UNSMIL is alarmed by reports that more than 70 inmates at Mitiga Central Prison are on a hunger strike
UNSMIL is alarmed by reports that more than 70 inmates at Mitiga Central Prison are on a hunger strike.
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.
UNSMIL Calls for Addressing Widespread Enforced Disappearances in Libya as Part of a Rights-Based National Reconciliation Process
Today, on the International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the United National Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expresses its solidarity with the countless victims of enforced disappearances and missing persons in Libya. The Mission calls on relevant authorities to address enforced disappearances as part of a rights-based national reconciliation …
Despairing teen refugee found hanged in Libya detention centre
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.
Out of Libya: Opening safe pathways for migrants stuck in Libya
Since the start of MSF’s migration projects in Libya in 2016, we have repeatedly faced the same challenges: the impossibility of protecting migrants inside Libya, of ensuring continuity of care for serious physical and mental conditions, and of rehabilitating victims of torture. Whether inside or outside detention centres, MSF medical …
Europe silent on plight of refugees in Libya, says IOM mission chief
Europe has been accused by a senior international official of acquiescence over the plight of thousands of migrants in Libya held in arbitrary detention in “deplorable conditions”.
Verdict in Abu Salim prison trial postponed to June 15
The Tripoli Court of Appeal has decided to postpone the ruling session in the Abu Salim prison massacre case until June 15, according to the Association for the Martyrs of the Abu Salim Massacre.