Monday , 23 September 2019

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UNSMIL Introduces New Initiative to Bring Together Conflicting Parties in Libya

The United Nations’ top envoy in Libya announced on Friday an initiative to bring together some of the country’s most influential actors to settle long-divisive issues, a press statement by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya UNSMIL said.

A Western Strategy for Libya

Libya has disappeared from Western headlines, even though the situation on the ground is going from bad to worse. How long can the West afford to ignore this disaster? The United States and Europe had a decisive role in overthrowing the Gaddafi regime and are now morally obliged to support …

Libya: ICRC delegate murdered in Sirte

Tripoli/Geneva (ICRC) – The ICRC condemns in the strongest possible terms the murder of its staff member Michael Greub. The 42-year-old Swiss national, head of the organization’s Misrata sub-delegation, was killed by armed men around midday today in the city of Sirte.

Libya: Journalist killed for denouncing abuses by armed group

Amnesty International condemns the killing of Muftah Abu Zeid, editor-in-chief of Burniq newspaper, on 26 May in Benghazi. The organization calls on the Libyan authorities to immediately conduct a thorough and independent investigation, and bring those responsible to justice in a fair trial. As violence escalates in Benghazi, the investigation must be …