The head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Stephanie Williams has strongly condemned the repeated shelling on Ain Zara district, including the Al Rwemi Prison.
Khalifa Haftar’s forces have carried out, for the fourth respective day, rocket attacks on Ain Zara in southern Tripoli despite announcing adherence to a humanitarian halt of hostilities amid Coronavirus concerns.
Italy must suspend its support for the Libyan Coast Guard until it commits to ending abusive treatment of migrants, Human Rights Watch said on today.
The United Nations said on Thursday it was suspending its services at a refugee centre in Libya over safety concerns and was evacuating the facility, as France revealed it had spotted a Turkish vessel delivering a military shipment to the war-torn country.
An increase in fighting in Libya will make life even more precarious for the more than 636,000 refugees and migrants in the country, human rights activists say.
Libyan Crimes Watch (LCW) has said it had documented the kidnapping of 20 civilians in Sirte since the fall of the city in the hands of Haftar.
On board the Ocean Viking in the Mediterranean Sea – Kelly was eight months pregnant with twins when she climbed onto a fragile rubber boat on the shores of Libya in complete darkness.
Two Eritrean asylum seekers were shot dead in the Libyan capital on Thursday, days after the UN refugee agency pressed them to leave its facility due to overcrowding.
The pope called for migrant detention centres in Libya to be cleared on Thursday, saying it was a “sin” to remain indifferent to the abuses suffered by refugees.
A Libyan press freedoms group said on Tuesday the arrest of a journalist at a Tripoli airport over the weekend amounted to “forced disappearance”, while the UN called for him to be released or put on trial.