Libya’s Solidarity for Human Rights (SHR) organization stated that a considerable number of women detained Tripoli’s Mitiga prison are carrying out a hunger strike against unfair detention and inhumane treatment.
After being released, three Russians and one Ukrainian national speak up against the harsh conditions of their captivity in Libya.
Three Russians and one Ukrainian have been released from captivity in Libya, the head of a controversial Moscow-based political organisation said Saturday, drawing attention to the Kremlin’s role in conflict-torn Libya.
Libya’s rivals begun an UN-brokered prisoner exchange as per the ceasefire agreement last week triumphantly with the secure exchange of the first batch of prisoners between the UN-recognized Government of National Accord and Haftar’s forces.
After languishing in Libyan prisons, the crews of two Italian fishing boats seized by the Libyan coast guard in September were released just before Christmas. Back home, they tell DW’s Jacopo Lentini of their ordeal.
The Government of National Accord (GNA) on Friday exchanged prisoners with the illegal Haftar’s forces as part of the ceasefire agreement signed between the two parties on October 23, 2020, in Geneva, which provides for all-for-all exchange of prisoners.
From her home in Benghazi, Khadija proudly shows her son Alaa’s red football shirt, holding it with both hands. Then she stands up, and heads towards his bedroom.
THE United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Libya has called for the release of refugees and asylum seekers in Libya.
Mohamed Omar Baiyu, Head of the Tripoli-based Libyan Media Organization, was released yesterday. In a social media post, he said his arrest was ‘‘a misunderstanding’’.
Amnesty International: UN Rights Council members must address widespread torture in Libya during periodic review
A sense of impunity has fueled rampant torture by militias and armed groups affiliated to the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) and rivals with de facto control of territory because of real or perceived family, tribal, political or regional affiliations, Amnesty International said ahead of Libya’s review at the …