The US envoy to Libya, Ambassador Richard Norland, announced his rejection of any electoral process that “increases instability” in Libya, emphasizing the need to settle the ongoing dispute over the candidacy conditions.
Libya body agrees on election of head of state, gov’t representatives
Liby’a Joint Committee (6+6) yesterday announced that a full consensus has been reached regard…
Libyan parliament replaces its appointed prime minister
Libya’s eastern-based parliament voted on Tuesday to replace Fathi Bashagha as prime minister,…
Libya: Authorities impose ‘severe’ crackdown on rights groups, says HRW
Libyan authorities are imposing “severe restrictions” on local and foreign civil society…
UN mission accuses EU of aiding crimes against humanity in Libya
United Nations investigators say there is evidence that crimes against humanity have been committed …
UN says tonnes of uranium missing from Libyan site: Reports
The United Nations’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said approximately 2.3 tonnes of …
UN raises alarm about explosive ordnance in Libya
More than 15 million square meters are still contaminated with explosive ordnances across war-torn Libya, the United Nations said on Tuesday, Anadolu News Agency reports.
Libyan animal rights defenders freed after detention over ‘witchcraft’ accusations
Two Libyan animal rights defenders have been released in Benghazi after 6 days of detention and weeks of witchcraft accusations by government officials, in the wake of the UN’s damning report on the state of gendered violence in Libya.
92 immigrants rescued off Libya’s coast
The humanitarian organization SOS Mediterranee rescued on Sunday 92 illegal immigrants, including about 40 minors, off the Libyan coast.
UN Commissioner: Human rights spotlight on Libya must be maintained
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk on Monday stressed that his Office will strengthen its work on Libya, where the human rights situation continues to deteriorate amid widespread violence by armed actors, ongoing political deadlock, and deepening curbs on civic space.
US vows to act against human rights abusers in Libya
The U.S. Embassy in Libya on Monday voiced deep concern over alleged abuses against migrants in Libya and vowed to use its powers to hold perpetrators accountable.