The National Human Rights Commission in Libya (NCHRL) called on the Public Prosecutor to commit all security and military apparatuses to avoiding publishing confession statements and identities of detainees on social media and TV channels.
After five months of UN-brokered political talks between Libyan stakeholders, the country’s House of Representatives swore in on March 15 a new interim authority, the Government of National Unity (GNU).
Sada spoke to Arab youth about their hopes and wishes for the new year, which spanned everything from civil and political rights, to education, to arts and culture.
A number of human rights groups on Tuesday filed a dossier of evidence to the International Criminal Court (ICC) demanding the investigation of crimes against migrants and refugees in Libya that they said amount to “crimes against humanity”.
Libyan NGO, the National Council for Public Liberties and Human Rights (NCPLHR) yesterday denounced the House of Representatives’ (parliament) recently passed cybercrime law for violating international obligations to protect basic freedoms.
The Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity (GNU), Abdel Hamid Dbeibah, has stressed the necessity to address the file of Libyan citizenship in the southern region of Libya, according to the standards of legal foundations.
In 2011, Libyans took to the streets to overthrow the regime of Muammar Gaddafi after 42 years of dictatorship. Amid the upheaval, diverse communities organised to demand greater rights, justice and equality. For the first time, a more democratic future seemed within reach.
As Libya’s much-anticipated 24 December general elections edge closer, the last month has seen an intensification of frustration and mobilisation among the country’s Tuareg minority.
Amnesty International has condemned the “horrific violations” being committed against migrants returned to Libya with the cooperation of European states after trying to cross the Mediterranean.
Following violence towards refugees and migrants held in two detention centres in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders-MSF) announced on Tuesday that it will temporarily suspend its activities in Mabani and Abu Salim detention centres.