Ahead of the Second Berlin Conference on Libya on the 23rd of June, human rights NGO Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL), called on all participants to prioritise human rights, accountability and the rule of law and to establish a clear timeline and benchmarks to monitor the progress made by …
The Libyan Attorney General’s Office, in line with the Ministry of Justice and Judicial Police Apparatus, called for shutting down Al-Huda prison in Misrata city and transferring the inmates to another facility over violations of human rights.
The Ministry of the Interior responded to social media posts on the cancellation of the Ministry’s Human Rights Office.
National elections scheduled for December 2021 make it imperative for Libya’s Government of National Unity to revise or revoke sweeping restrictions on nongovernmental organizations, Human Rights Watch said today. The Presidential Council decree violates Libya’s international obligations to protect basic freedoms.
Ten years on from Libya’s uprising, Lawyers for Justice in Libya launches fund to protect human rights defenders
‘‘17 February 2021 marks a key anniversary for Libya: ten years since the uprising which led to the overthrow of the Qaddafi regime. The surge of optimism which followed gave birth to a vibrant civil society movement and powerful demands for change after decades of repression. The opening of civil …
Human Rights Watch urged Libya’s internationally recognised government to investigate the disappearance of hundreds of missing people from the city of Tarhuna, following the discovery of several mass graves there last summer.
The Head of the Investigations Bureau at the Attorney General’s Office, Al-Saddiq Al-Soor, on Monday held discussions with representatives of the National Human Rights Commission in Libya and the International Organization for Cooperation and Emergency Aid on aspects of cooperation between all parties concerned.
The Secretary of State of the United States Mike Pompeo said Saturday that Washington will continue to take tangible measures to respond to massive human rights violations in Libya.
Amnesty International: UN Rights Council members must address widespread torture in Libya during periodic review
A sense of impunity has fueled rampant torture by militias and armed groups affiliated to the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) and rivals with de facto control of territory because of real or perceived family, tribal, political or regional affiliations, Amnesty International said ahead of Libya’s review at the …
Human Rights Watch says justice and accountability for crimes carried out during Libya’s years-long conflict is “key” after the two main rival sides signed a ceasefire agreement.