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Libyan MPs take aim at UK ambassador over GNU support

Some 53 members of Libya’s House of Representatives have signed a statement accusing the British ambassador to the country of interfering in Libyan affairs after she spoke on television of her work with the rival Tripoli-based Government of National Unity (GNU).

Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor calls for expediting accountability for Tarhouna mass graves

Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said in a statement that accountability efforts for the killings, enforced disappearances, and acts of torture that occurred in Tarhouna and other areas south of Tripoli – during the attack on the capital by Khalifa Haftar’s forces in April of 2019 – should be expedited.

‘Libyan leaders love to court external actors, but blame them for mostly Libyan failures,’ says UN advisor

Stephanie Williams left her position on the last day of July, eight months after being appointed as the UN Secretary General’s Special Advisor on Libya. In her final statement in the role she said that her top priority was to “listen to the millions of Libyans who registered to vote” …

Turkish ambassador says consulate in Benghazi will reopen when status quo permits

The Turkish ambassador to Libya, Kenan Yilmaz, has confirmed that the closed consulate in Benghazi will resume work if the conditions in the eastern region allow it, adding in statements to Anadolu Agency on the sidelines of the 13th conference for Turkish ambassadors that was held in Ankara, that there …