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US State Department criticizes HoR and PC’s failure in protecting free speech in Libya

In an annual report on Thursday, the US State Department criticized the lack of action by the House of Representatives and Presidential Council to protect freedom of speech in Libya, referring to the pressure on the work of journalists.

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Minister of Justice denies systematic human rights violations in Libya

Minister of Justice of the Presidential Council’s government, Mohamed Lamloum, said that human rights violations in Libya are not being committed in a systematic manner, insisting that such practices are merely individual acts.

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Human Rights Watch says return of Tawergha displaced population in Libya still faces hindrances

Most of the 48,000 former residents of the Libyan town of Tawergha, forcibly displaced for seven years, have not been able to return home, Human Rights Watch said today after visiting the town.

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ICC starts probe into violations at Tripoli-based Mitiga prison

The Libyan Human Rights Solidarity organization said Tuesday on Facebook that the International Criminal Court (ICC) had opened an investigation into human rights violations at Mitiga prison that is run by Special Deterrence Force (SDF) in Tripoli.

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HRS and FEMED discuss human rights issues in Libya

The Human Rights Solidarity (HRS) held some meeting, last week, with the Euro-Mediterranean Federation Against Enforced Disappearances (FEMED) for enforced disappearance. The organisations held the meetings with some interested in the Libyan issues in the European Union (EU).

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