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UNHCR Deeply Worried About The Condition of Migrants in Libya

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said 72 illegal immigrants have been rescued by the Libyan coast guard off the country’s western coast. It voiced concern over the deteriorating condition of thousands of illegal migrants in Libya.

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Haftar’s forces ‘responsible for majority of civilian deaths’ in Libya since 2019, study finds

Libya has seen a dramatic increase in reported civilian casualties over the past year as warring parties fight for the control of the capital Tripoli, and the forces associated with Khalifa Haftar are responsible for the majority of non-combatant deaths during this period, a new study has found.

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Despite Covid-19, Libya War Rages, with Civilians at Risk

In early April, a photograph of three fighters on one of Tripoli’s front lines grabbed social media’s attention both for its poignancy and the absurdity of the situation. The photo was of three heavily armed men in full combat gear wearing protective face masks against Covid-19.

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Escalation in Libya’s ground fighting drives up civilian casualties in 2020 Q1: UNSMIL

UNSMIL reports that between 1 January and 31 March 2020, it documented at least 131 civilian casualties (64 deaths and 67 injuries) in Libya. This figure represents an overall increase in civilian casualties of 45 per cent compared to the preceding period in the fourth quarter of 2019, it adds. …

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UNSMIL expresses concern over deteriorating humanitarian situation in Tripoli, surrounding areas and Tarhuna

UNSMIL said today that it is extremely concerned about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Tripoli and its surroundings as a result of the intensification of fighting in the past few days.

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