A United Nations committee has presented a report to the Security Council that uncovered information about torture in the Libyan prisons.
Human Rights are under attack in Libya
The Amnesty International has published a new report about Libya, on Tuesday, concerning “under attack human rights” after years of the Libyan revolution and western intervention.
The Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord Decree No. (4) of 2016 on the establishment of the Government of National Accord The Presidential Council Upon review of: The interim Constitutional Declaration issued on 3 August 2011, and its amendments; The Libyan Political Agreement signed on 17 December 2015; …
Decree from the Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord establishing an interim committee to facilitate the implementation of security arrangements
The Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA) has issued its first decree, establishing an interim committee to facilitate the implementation of security arrangements. The Libyan Security Sector Legislation Database, a DCAF project, has released the first english translation of this decree, available on their website.
Insecurity and political divisions drive press freedom violations: report
Security challenges and political divisions are the two main reasons for the occurrence of violations and abuses against journalists in Libya, says the Libyan Centre for Freedom of Press (LCFP) in its 2015 fourth quarter report.
Libyan violent deaths totalled 1,523 in 2015: Libyan NGO
Libyan NGO Libyan Body Count has reported that there were a total of 1, 523 recorded violent deaths in Libya in 2015.
Libya: revise Draft Constitution to ensure compliance with international standards
With the signing of the political agreement on a national unity government today, the next step in Libya’s transition will be to ensure that its new Constitution fully conforms to international rule of law and human rights standards, the ICJ said today.
Statement on a Political Deal for Libya
The International Crisis Group considers the international conference on 13 December in Rome an opportunity to bring together a divided Libya through an inclusive political process. Under the co-chairmanship of Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, it will bring together the “P5+5” group that …
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HRW presses ICC to chase Libyan human rights criminals
At the heart of the two reports by Human Rights Watch reports on the treatment of prisoners in both government and Libya Dawn jails is an indictment of the International Criminal Court for failing to pursue a single case against anyone in post-Revolutionary Libya who is alleged to have abused …
The Prize: Fighting for Libya’s Energy Wealth
Libya’s economic conditions could turn sharply for the worse, as rival authorities vie to control rapidly shrinking national wealth. The struggle affects oil fields, pipelines and export terminals, as well as the boardrooms of national financial institutions. Combined with runaway spending due to corruption and dwindling revenue because of falling …