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Libya: Road to Peace Can’t Bypass Justice

Armed groups that support competing Libyan governments and their international benefactors have been responsible for massive civilian casualties, displacement, and destruction during 2020, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2021 There is an urgent need for a newly established United Nations-mandated Libya fact-finding mission to investigate violations …

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Attorney General’s Office discuss cooperation with human rights organizations

The Head of the Investigations Bureau at the Attorney General’s Office, Al-Saddiq Al-Soor, on Monday held discussions with representatives of the National Human Rights Commission in Libya and the International Organization for Cooperation and Emergency Aid on aspects of cooperation between all parties concerned.

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Another woman has been murdered in Libya, but no one is being held accountable

A well-known lawyer and human rights activist was gunned down in Benghazi, Libya, on 10 November. Hanan Al-Barassi, known as the “Granny of Burqa”, was murdered at around 2pm in one of the city’s busiest streets. According to Benghazi’s security directorate, a group of “unidentified masked men” first tried to …

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