The Libyan Deputy Interior Minister Faraj Egayem has been detained by the forces of Libya’s eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar in Al-Marij town after the townsmen handed him over to Haftar’s General Command, sources told a Libyan local TV on Wednesday.
The EU’s support for Libyan Coastguard anti-migrant patrols is “inhuman”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein said today.
Scores of people stand packed in the cramped quarters of the Treeq Alsika Migrant Detention Center in Tripoli, helplessness etched across their faces.
UNSMIL has caledl for the immediate release of all those seized when the Rada Deterrence force broke up the Comic Con exhibition in Tripoli on Friday night.
Male rape is being used systematically in Libya as an instrument of war and political domination by rival factions, according to multiple testimonies gathered by investigators.
A local radio presenter in Al-Jufra has been arrested by security forces after taking part in a protest in the central Libyan region.
The consequences of Italian and European migration policies for migrants and refugees stuck in Libya are ugly and stark: from militia wars to increasing extortion to overcrowded detention “prisons” where pregnant women can be sold off to ruthless smuggling gangs. Worst of all: No one knows exactly how many tens …
A senior leader from Majabra tribe and one of Benghazi’s elders and dignitaries has been released after 24 days of abduction by a militia group in Benghazi.
The armed group that last week cut off the water supply to Tripoli in a bid force the release of its leader has carried its threat to cut the road from Sebha to the capital – albeit temporarily.
After weeks of conflict in western Libya, United Nations agencies have been working around the clock to meet the urgent needs of the more than 14,000 refugees and migrants who had been held captive in numerous locations in the coastal city of Sabratha – approximately 80 kilometres west of Tripoli.