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Assasination attempt on Tripoli Civil Registry Authority acting head

There was an assassination attempt on the acting head of the Tripoli-based Civil Registry Authority (CRA), Siddiq Al- Nahaisi, in the capital today. Nahaisi was shot at and received a bullet in the stomach and one in the hand. He was rushed to the main Zawyia Street hospital in central …

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Brigade allied with unity government seizes intelligence building as power struggle in the capital intensifies

The Tripoli Revolutionaries’ Brigade, led by local commander Haitham al-Tajuri and currently affiliated with Libya’s unity government, seized a building belonging to Libya’s general intelligence service Sunday, evicting staff and detaining some individuals. 

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UN envoy expresses support for German military training deployment in Libya

The UN’s Libya envoy, Martin Kobler, has spoken in support of German troops training Libyan soldiers. Of his working style, Kobler said he needed to strike a balance between risk-aversion and being like “Rambo.”

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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.

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