Human rights organizations in Libya on Saturday welcomed the International Criminal Court’s move to issue arrest warrants for suspects allegedly involved in international crimes in Libya.
Six Libyans face death penalty for Christian ‘proselytising’
Six Libyan nationals are under threat of execution for trying to “make people leave Islam”, as authorities increase their use of the law to clamp down on political dissent and blasphemy.
NCHRL welcomes decision to pardon convicts
The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) has welcomed the decision of the Supreme Judicial Council to pardon convicts.
Human Rights Watch: Weak UN resolution on Libya exposes EU bias
Human Rights Watch has criticized the U.N. Human Rights Council for not insisting on accountability for abuses committed against migrants by EU-backed Libyan Coast Guards.
Who will hold human rights abusers in Libya to account?
United Nations investigators say security forces and armed militia groups in Libya have committed a wide range of war crimes.
Civil societies in Tripoli reject judicial opinion of their illegality
Civil society organizations and NGOs in Tripoli have rejected the legal opinion issued by the Law Department of the Supreme Judicial Council, in which it considered them lacking legitimacy.
Libyan FM presents to Human Rights Council GNU efforts to end impunity
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.
Former official at Defence Ministry released from notorious Garnada prison, Benghazi
The former undersecretary of the Ministry of Defence, Al-Siddiq Al-Ghaithi, has been released from prison in Benghazi, local sources in Tobruk confirmed on Monday.
Lockerbie bombing : US must clarify legality of extraditing suspect, says rights group
A leading rights group has raised concerns over the extradition of a Libyan national accused of involvement in the 1988 Lockerbie plane bombing, saying that Washington should “clarify the legal basis” for his arrest and transfer, given that Libya and the US have no formal extradition treaty.
UN FFM: Families of victims in Libya have waited far too long for justice
The UN Fact-finding Mission (FFM) has released a statement following its recent visit to Tripoli urging the Libyan authorities to take action to provide justice and redress to the vast number of victims suffering from longstanding violations of human rights and international humanitarian law.