The Libya Center for Strategic and Future Studies said that the Internal Security Apparatus had detained university professor Fathi Al-Baja, the director of the center’s branch in Benghazi, Siraj Daghman, and political activist Tariq Al-Bashari last Sunday, after asking them to go to one of its offices for investigation.
Local sources reported that Benghazi Internal Security Service detained former member of the Transitional Council and former Libyan ambassador to Canada, Fathi Al-Baja.
On Tuesday, the General Secretariat of the Libyan Higher Education Professors Union announced an open-ended sit-in protest, objecting to what they described as the Government of National Unity’s failure to comply with an agreement mediated by the Attorney General. The agreement purportedly committed to meeting the union’s demands on overseas …
Amnesty International has officially documented the kidnapping of Professor Belkacem Eljard by the so-called Internal Security Agency operating under the Haftar-backed authorities in Benghazi.
Libya is reported among the worst countries in Africa in 2022 in terms of governance, and ranked at 45 the 2022 Ibrahim Index of African Governance, which examined the status of governance across 54 countries in the continent over the past ten years.
On 20 December, the UK-based defence and security think tank Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) published an article entitled ‘An Unprecedented Failure? UN Sanctions Against Human Traffickers in Libya’. Authors Cathy Haenlein (RUSI Director of Organised Crime and Policing) and Amanda Kadlec (Independent Researcher who previously served on the UN …
On 29 July, the Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) published an article entitled ‘Libya’s Thickening Plot: Power, Oil and Clashes’ as part of their ‘MED This Week’ newsletter.
Damascus, Tripoli and Algiers are among the four least liveable cities in the world, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index 2022.
The Libyan Fatwa House’s Council for Research and Sharia Studies called on all Libyans across the country to take to streets on Friday and demand the toppling of the House of Representatives (HoR).
European arms companies are “instrumental” in mass displacement and fuelling the refugee crisis, according to a report by Transnational Institute (TNI).