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Libya: Incitement Against Religious Minority

The Supreme Fatwa Committee linked to one of Libya’s competing governments should repeal a discriminatory religious edict accusing `Ibadi faith followers in Libya of “deviance” and adherence to an “infidel” doctrine, Human Rights Watch said today. The government linked to the committee, the Interim Government based in Al-Bayda, and parliament have …

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Amnesty International: Militia abductions in Libya include university professor as latest victim

The continuing rise in abductions at the hands of militias highlights how the absence of the rule of law in Libya is fueling chaos and lawlessness and leaving civilians in the country living in fear, said Amnesty International Monday.

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Libya’s Mufti contacts Libyan stakeholders in a bid to break Libyan political impasse

The Libyan Mufti, Al-Saddiq Al-Gharyani, has contacted a number of political figures that are closely effective on the current political stalemate in the country in a bid to rally them around a Libyan-Libyan dialogue intact of any foreign intervention.

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GNA failing due to militia-dependency and failure to create unified civilian-led national army

The Faiez Serraj-led Presidency Council/Government of National Accord (PC/GNA) has failed to make any real progress since March because it depends on specific militias in Western Libya for its survival. As a result of this dependency, it has failed to tackle head-on the issue of creating a unified national army …

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HRW condemns EU’s plan to stem Libyan migration as dangerous

The EU’s efforts to stem migration from Libya risk condemning migrants and asylum seekers to violent abuse at the hands of government officials, militias, and criminal groups in Libya, Human Rights Watch said in a report.

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