The Minister of State for Displaced Affairs and Human Rights of the Government of National Unity (GNU) launched a structured system to track displaced persons in Libya, during a workshop that was held on June 8 in Tripoli and attended by a number of ministers and officials.
Euro-Med HRM calls for disclosure of maps for mine sites in Libya
The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor has called on all parties to the conflict in Libya to cooperate in the removal of all land mines and explosives and the disclosure or drawing of maps revealing their locations, in order to place warning signs to indicate their presence.
Mine and remnants of war clearing at Tripoli International Airport to precede construction process after Ramadan
Surveying and clearance of mines and remnants of war at Tripoli International Airport was announced at a ceremony yesterday. This phase will start after the end of Ramadan and will precede the start of the reconstruction phase, Libya’s Airports Authority (LAA) announced yesterday.
Over 278,000 persons are internally displaced in Libya, IOM confirms
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) confirmed that there are more than 278,000 internally displaced people still in Libya, notwithstanding the ceasefire.
How the EU’s inhumane border ‘pushbacks’ are keeping refugees in Africa
As the death toll from shipwrecks in the Mediterranean continues climbing, in the Horn of Africa Ethopia’s Tigray region is unraveling into deadly violence between the central government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).
Over one million Libyans in need of humanitarian aid
Stephanie Williams, Acting Special Representative for the United Nation’s Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) in an official statement on Wednesday said that the Libyan humanitarian crisis is worsening by the day.
UNHCR, WFP expand partnership in Libya to reach more refugees and asylum seekers as food needs rise
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are expanding their support for food insecure refugees and asylum seekers in Libya with emergency food assistance in response to the severe socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country as well as the effects of …
Protests flare in Libya’s Benghazi over power cuts, living conditions
Scores of people protested in Benghazi on Thursday over power cuts and living conditions, witnesses said, burning tyres and blocking some roads in an unusual public show of dissent in the eastern Libyan city, Reuters reports.
Anger in Libya’s Benghazi over power cuts, living conditions
Dozens of protesters have rallied in Benghazi over deteriorating living conditions and power cuts, in a rare show of public dissent in Libya’s second-biggest city.
Libya rates as most-worsened country in world for past decade: FSI
A report by Patricia Taft in the 2020 Fragile States Index (FSI) rates Libya as ‘‘the most-worsened country in the world for the past decade’’. It also holds the record for the greatest year-on-year worsening, when it worsened by 25.8 points in the 2012 FSI’’, the report says. The report …