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Submission to the Universal Periodic Review – Libya

Libya’s criminal justice system remains weak and riddled with deficiencies that the government has yet to overcome, and is ineffective. The government has failed to achieve control over detainees held in many militia-run facilities, such as Saif al-Islam Gaddafi. Detainees are abuse in custody, officials often deny them access to …

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Libya: Final ICC Ruling on Gaddafi

(New York, May 21, 2014) –The International Criminal Court (ICC) decision on May 21, 2014, rejecting Libya’s bid to prosecute Saif al-Islam Gaddafi nationally sharpens Tripoli’s outstanding obligation to surrender him to The Hague. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, a son of Muammar Gaddafi, is wanted by the ICC for crimes against humanity for …

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Launch of Libya Security Sector Legal Database

The contemporary Libyan context is marked by limited access to security sector-related information in general, as well as a lack of information on legislation in particular. Government, parliament, judicial authorities, supervisory institutions, civil society, media, and core security providers are not able to fulfill their roles and duties in relation …

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Libya: Fair Trial Concerns for Ex-Officials

The trial of 37 mostly Gaddafi-era officials accused of serious crimes during Libya’s 2011 uprising raises serious due process concerns, Human Rights Watch said today. The trial, which began on March 24, 2014, resumed on April 14 in a specially designated courtroom in Al-Hadba Corrections Facility in Tripoli.

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Libya business news – Weekly Security Updates

Overview The expected drama of Saif Gaddafi and Abdullah al-Senoussi appearing together in court in Tripoli did not occur this week with confusion over whether Saif would or would not appear.  Instead on Thursday Senoussi attended his pre-trail court hearing in Tripoli along with 36 others charged with counts of …

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