After a flurry of meetings with Libya’s political leaders over the last few days in an effort to precipitate elections in 2023, representatives from France, Germany, Italy, the UK and the United States issued the following joint statement today.
Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, has affirmed his government’s readiness to hold parliamentary and presidential elections at a meeting with the Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Abdoulaye Bathily, on Tuesday.
The 17th of February marked the 12th anniversary of the Libyan revolution, which ousted the country’s decades-long dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
The Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah said Tuesday that his government wants to provide electricity generated from solar energy to Europe, adding at the second Libyan-German Economic Forum in Tripoli that his government has opened the door for energy investments and called on German businesspersons to join.
Amnesty International, Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), Danish Institute Against Torture (DIGNITY), Defender Center for Human Rights (DCHR), Human Rights Watch (HRW), International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL), Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), and World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) wrote …
The Libyan Prime Minister designated by the House of Representatives (HoR) to replace the current PM Abdul Hamid Dbiebah, Fathi Bashagha, accused the United Nations of preventing him from entering Tripoli, saying, the UN did not recognize his government despite its recommendation by the HoR and the High Council of …
The war in Ukraine has brought Yevgeny Prigozhin and his Wagner Group to the forefront, with the United States now focusing on countering their presence beyond Ukraine, particularly in Africa.
The Libyan Foreign Minister, Najla Al-Mangoush, briefed the United Nations Human Rights Council on the Government of National Unity’s (GNU) efforts to undermine impunity and preserve the rights of victims, stressing that Libya asked the Council to send a fact-finding mission to document violations, and is awaiting the final report.
The head of the State Council, Khaled Al-Mishri, accused the head of the National Oil Corporation, Farhat Bengdara, of giving the UAE many concessions in the oil sector that it “does not deserve,” stressing that it has thus controlled the oil sector “in an inappropriate way.”
The Vice-President of the Presidential Council, Abdullah Al-Lafi, says legitimacy in Libya can only be refurbished through an electoral process, in an interview with the Aljazeera Channel.