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FES Report on Libyan petroleum industry profits and fragility

In June, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung published a report entitled ‘Blessing and Curse: Petroleum Profits, Control and Fragility in Libya’, written by Matt Herbert and Emadeddin Badi. The report assessed that Libya’s petroleum wealth fuels both stability and instability – socio-politico fragility, which the report says stems from disputes over political …

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Out of Libya: Opening safe pathways for migrants stuck in Libya

Since the start of MSF’s migration projects in Libya in 2016, we have repeatedly faced the same challenges: the impossibility of protecting migrants inside Libya, of ensuring continuity of care for serious physical and mental conditions, and of rehabilitating victims of torture. Whether inside or outside detention centres, MSF medical …

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FOI Report: The Turkish Intervention in Libya

The Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), published a report entitled ‘The Turkish Intervention in Libya’ on 8 April 2022. The report describes and analyses Turkey’s interests and involvements in Libya since 2011, particularly the reasons for and outcomes of Turkey’s intervention in Libya (launched in late 2019 and early 2020).

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Libya: Landmines, Other War Hazards, Killing Civilians

At least 130 people, mostly civilians, have been killed by landmines and abandoned or unexploded ordnance in Libya since the armed group called the Libyan Arab Armed Forces (LAAF) withdrew from Tripoli’s southern suburbs in June 2020, Human Rights watch said today.

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Amnesty: Libya’s LAAF is ‘brutally crushing’ freedom of expression and peaceful assembly

The Internal Security Agency (ISA), a collection of powerful armed groups operating in areas under the control of the Libyan Arab Armed Forces (LAAF), is arbitrarily detaining at least nine peaceful protesters and a journalist incommunicado after they participated in a demonstration in Sirte, Amnesty International said today.

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Libya: Internal Security Agency intensifies crackdown on freedom of expression

The Libyan authorities must order an end to the persecution of young Libyans by militiamen and security agents under the guise of protecting “Libyan and Islamic values” and uphold their right to freedom of expression, Amnesty International said today after the publication of alarming videos in which detainees “confess” under …

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Libya: Evidence crimes against humanity and war crimes committed since 2016, UN report finds

There are reasonable grounds to believe that war crimes have been committed in Libya, while violence perpetrated in prisons and against migrants there may amount to crimes against humanity, the Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya says in a report published today.

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