More than 100 members of civil society organizations and the Arab Network of Electoral Management Bodies participated in a regional conference organized by the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) on Sunday and Monday. The Minister of Women’s Affairs, Dr. Horiya Termal, female representatives from the House of Representatives, Libyan Women’s …
The EU’s secret weapon against refugees — time
When boats with refugees are at risk of capsizing in the Mediterranean Sea, the speed of rescue operations is essential. Any delay in the emergency response can lead to serious bodily harm or the loss of life.
EU naval operation IRINI reports Turkey’s non-cooperation in UN arms embargo enforcement in Libya
The European Union’s naval Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI, responsible for enforcing the UN arms embargo in Libya, has released its monthly report for April, revealing that Turkey has refused to allow the boarding and inspection of suspicious ships on ten occasions, the latest being on March 29, 2023.
15 suspicious flights out of 1,000 monitored by IRINI
In March, European Naval Operation IRINI monitored 15 suspicious flights out of 1,000, 146 flights to Libya, and 25 airports and runways, and 16 ports and oil terminals.
To end exploitation of migrants, fix Libya’s political chaos
The UN Independent Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) released last month in Geneva calls for “accountability for the crimes against humanity” committed in Libya by state security forces and armed militia groups against migrants and refugees.
Human Rights Watch: Weak UN resolution on Libya exposes EU bias
Human Rights Watch has criticized the U.N. Human Rights Council for not insisting on accountability for abuses committed against migrants by EU-backed Libyan Coast Guards.
EU defends its migration policy in Libya following criticism by UN report
The European Union on Tuesday defended its work with migrants in Libya after U.N.-backed investigators accused the 27-nation bloc of abetting human rights abuses and other crimes in the north African country.
UN mission accuses EU of aiding crimes against humanity in Libya
United Nations investigators say there is evidence that crimes against humanity have been committed against Libyans and migrants stuck in Libya, including women being forced into sexual slavery.
Can the African Union help break Libya’s political deadlock?
The 17th of February marked the 12th anniversary of the Libyan revolution, which ousted the country’s decades-long dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
African Union to Organize National Reconciliation Conference for Libya
On Sunday African Union Commission chief Moussa Faki Mahamat reported that the AU is organizing a national reconciliation conference for Libya, as the latest attempt to restore stability in the conflict-wracked country.