Establishing an effective monitoring system of detention facilities depends on several conditions, including among others the ability to conduct visits in a professional and coherent way. This handbook gathers checklists that can be easily used in the framework of such monitoring visits.
The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) has alleged that there are persistent human rights violations in Misrata prisons and has called on Libyan authorities to put a stop to them.
Detained Migrants, Asylum Seekers Describe Torture, Other Abuse in Detention
Official says at least 40 escaped after a jail in the southern city of Sabha came under attack from unknown gunmen.
In November, the Council will receive the semi-annual briefing by ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on recent developments concerning cases in Libya. The mandates of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the Panel of Experts (PoE) assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee expire on 14 March and 16 April …
Dressed in a black headscarf and traditional black abaya, Alanoud Sanussi, 22, seemed exhausted but still managed to smile at me. The daughter of Libya’s jailed former intelligence chief, she had waited for me in the office of the militia commander, who had abducted her two days earlier–and only minutes after her …
A raid by Libyan security forces on Tajoura prison uncovered a number of illegally-detained inmates, including women, Libya Herald reported on Thursday (September 26th).
The abduction of ‘Anoud al-Senussi, the daughter of military intelligence chief under al-Gaddafi, Abdallah al-Senussi, upon her release from prison in Tripoli raises serious concerns about her safety and the Libyan authorities’ ability to protect detainees held since the 2011 armed conflict, Amnesty International said.
Investigate Apparent Excessive Use of Force
Tripoli zoo is being used to hold foreigners found working illegally and picked up by a unit of the capital’s illegal immigration department.