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Why is Libya so chaotic and ungovernable?

The ongoing war in Libya did not start last year when Khalifa Haftar launched his attack to unseat the Government of National Accord (GNA) in the capital of Tripoli on 4 April, nor will it end when the current fighting stops. What Haftar achieved was to initiate another episode of …

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WHO: Libya has not crossed the barrier of the ‘risk-free stage’ regarding the Coronavirus pandemic

A member of the Coronavirus Pandemic Team, at the World Health Organization (WHO), office in Libya, Ramadan Osman, said on Saturday, that Libya had not passed the danger zone, regarding the Coronavirus, despite the promising health status of results from testing.

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Despite Covid-19, Libya War Rages, with Civilians at Risk

In early April, a photograph of three fighters on one of Tripoli’s front lines grabbed social media’s attention both for its poignancy and the absurdity of the situation. The photo was of three heavily armed men in full combat gear wearing protective face masks against Covid-19.

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ICC latest report to UN Security Council on Libya: Military commanders responsible for crimes committed by their forces

In her 5 May report on the situation in Libya to the UN Security Council, International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, as stipulated by UNSCR 1970 of 2011, Bensouda said that military commanders can be held responsible for crimes committed by their forces and have a duty to prevent …

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International Criminal Court: We now have information about kidnappers of Sergiwa

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, has announced that she had received information about the identity of those responsible for the kidnapping of the parliament member, Seham Sergiwa, who disappeared on 17 July 2019.

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ICC working on new Libya arrest warrants over suspected Haftar war crimes

The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) prosecutor said on Tuesday her office is working on new arrest warrants in Libya, pointing out that military commanders may be held responsible for crimes committed by their forces, namely the targeting of civilians with air strikes and artillery fire.

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