Libyan authorities loyal to rogue general Khalifa Haftar arrested dozens of Derna residents this week following the escape of five prisoners from the infamous Ghirnata prison on Libya’s eastern coast, according to local media outlets.
The Italian non-governmental organization (NGO) Mediterranea Saving Humans has filed a complaint against the Libyan state to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, on charges of mistreatment of illegal immigrants.
The Criminal Investigation Department has confirmed the arrest of a suspect accused of murdering 22 Bangladeshi workers after it said investigations led to his conviction for this crime.
The Libyan Crimes Watch (LCW) has reported the death of three illegal immigrants of Moroccan nationality in an immigration detention center in the Maya region, west of Tripoli.
Refugees with ‘stab wounds and beating marks separated from children’ after Tripoli crackdown, says MSF
People had “stab wounds, beating marks and [were] separated from children” after more than 600 people were attacked and detained by Libyan authorities in Tripoli on Monday morning, says Gabriele Ganci, head of MSF mission in Libya.
More than 600 migrants, refugees and asylum seekers were attacked and detained by Libyan authorities in front of a former community development centre in Tripoli on Monday morning.
Turkish and Qatari intelligence services have cooperated to ensure the safe return of seven Turkish citizens who were detained in eastern Libya for nearly two years by forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar, Anadolu reported.
In a strongly worder statement yesterday, Libya’s state National Oil Corporation (NOC) rejected yesterday’s unlawful detention of its board member Abulgasem Shengheer at Mitiga Airport.
The UN Security Council announced Monday that it has added Libyan national Osama Al Kuni Ibrahim to its sanctions list.
The Acting Special Representative of UNICEF in Libya, Cristina Brugiolo, called for the immediate release of minors in immigration detention centers in Libya, stressing that UNICEF is ready with its partners to provide technical support, including alternative childcare arrangements for this group.