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UN report: Healthcare under attack in Libya

Violence in Libya continues to have a devastating impact on health care in the country, with hospitals and other medical facilities bombed, shelled and looted; medical personnel targeted, attacked and even taken hostage or arbitrarily detained; and patients at times denied prompt life-saving care or attacked while getting treatment, according …

HCS members from Derna call for Red Cross to intervene as humanitarian crisis grows in Derna

Members of the High Council of State representing the city of Derna Mansour Al-Hassadi and Hassan Esteitah urged the envoy of the Red Cross in Libya to intervene and help to alleviate the suffering of the residents of the besieged city.

Red Crescent refutes claims of finding 116 Egyptian bodies buried in Libya

The Libyan Red Crescent refuted claims say that it had found 116 Egyptian bodies buried in a desert area, east Libya. Several News outlets mistakenly reported that the bodies are of illegal immigrants, adding that they found their IDs and other personal belongings also buried with them.

Libya: Battle for City Endangers Civilians

Forces under Gen. Khalifa Hiftar have started a land and air operation to wrest the eastern city of Derna from an alliance of militant armed groups, Human Rights Watch said today. All parties to the conflict are obligated to respect the laws of war and spare civilians and civilian infrastructure.