A United Nations committee has presented a report to the Security Council that uncovered information about torture in the Libyan prisons.
UN special envoy Martin Kobler has protested at the arrest of three members of the security committee set up by the Presidency Council yesterday at Tripoli’s Mitiga airport. The three, who were returning from Tunisia, were detained for a couple of hours before being released.
The Amnesty International has published a new report about Libya, on Tuesday, concerning “under attack human rights” after years of the Libyan revolution and western intervention.
Public Prosecutors Office reveals hundreds of terror, criminal, kidnapping, drugs cases under investigation
The Libyan Attorney General / Public Prosecutors Office (PPO) announced at a lengthy press conference held at the Courts Complex in Tripoli that it is investigating a myriad of cases.
At the heart of the two reports by Human Rights Watch reports on the treatment of prisoners in both government and Libya Dawn jails is an indictment of the International Criminal Court for failing to pursue a single case against anyone in post-Revolutionary Libya who is alleged to have abused …
Libya: Long-Term Arbitrary Detentions Widespread Arbitrary Detention May Constitute Crimes Against Humanity
Thousands of people have been detained without charge in Libya for more than a year, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The widespread and systematic nature of these long-term arbitrary detentions may constitute a crime against humanity.
Human Rights Solidarity, a local human rights watch, has revealed that prisoners in Al-Kwifiya prison, which is run by renegade General Khalifa Hafter’s forces in Benghazi, are subjected to daily torture by electric shocks and beating to force them to confess guilty for crimes they have not committed.
Saadi Gaddafi has told Human Rights Watch that he has been held in solitary confinement and suffered due process violations during his pre-trial detention in Hadba prison, in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.
At least eight people were killed and dozens injured on Monday when heavy clashes erupted in an eastern suburb of Tripoli between armed groups loyal to Libya’s rival administration.
A Libyan official visited a prison in rebel-held Tripoli on Monday to meet detainees including a son of slain dictator Moamer Gathafi, after claims that he was ill-treated in jail.