Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda confirmed that it has initiated the necessary measures on the aerial bombardment of the immigrants’ centre of Tajoura, Tripoli.
Two United Nations agencies have called on the European countries to resume rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea and to stop refugee and migrant returns to Libya, where they face dire conditions and are at risk due to the ongoing conflict.
Some 38 Libyan rights groups yesterday called on the authorities to urgently evacuate the refugees and migrants held in detention centres in the country in the wake of an air strike which killed 60, the Anadolu Agency reported.
The World Health Organization said in a brief statement that 1,048 people have been killed since the offensive began, including 106 civilians.
Khalifa Haftar has issued an order to promote the commander of Saiqa Force and war criminal Mahmoud Al-Werfalli, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), to a higher military rank.
The UN Security Council called on Friday for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1,000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants.
Around 300 migrants are still being held in the detention centre in Libya where more than 44 people were killed in an air strike, the International Organization for Migration said on Thursday.
The Libyan NOC Chairman Sanalla has reviewed Libya’s current oil production outlook and conflict-related threats at the OPEC Summit in Vienna.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said that the number of people killed since the outbreak of clashes in Tripoli, last April, has amounted to 739, among them, 41 civilians.
Libya’s National Forces Alliance (NFA) on Tuesday announced an initiative to end fighting in the outskirts of capital Tripoli, reports Anadolu Agency.