National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL), has rejected converting Libya into large detention center for migrants to protect Europe.
New legislation passed by the Italian government earlier this year to curb undocumented migration to Italy has been slammed by search-and-rescue organisations working on the Mediterranean who say the move will increase deaths in the region.
Representatives of civil activists handed the Presidential Council on Monday a document signed by 650,000 Libyan citizens calling for freezing the House of Representatives (HoR) and the High Council of State (HCS), and setting a date for holding elections.
Armed groups aligned with the two rival authorities, the Tripoli-based Government of National Unity (GNU) and the Government of National Stability (GNS) based in the east, clashed in Tripoli and its environs after GNS forces attempted to take control of the capital. The fighting resulted in the deaths and injuries …
The Italian government has rejected a request from Doctors Without Borders to assign a safe port to their ship the Geo Barents closer to the place where it rescued 73 migrants, an NGO official said on Sunday.
The son of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi has called for opening the way for everyone to run in the country’s presidential elections.
Tarhouna Victims Association published its annual report for 2022, criticizing the Government of National Unity’s performance towards the mass grave’s perpetrators’ impunity and the absence of the competent authorities’ desire to bring them to justice.
Sief al Islam Al Gaddafi is back in the news. He is asking for all Libyans, and without exceptions, to be allowed to run for the next presidential elections whenever they are held in the country.
Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has demanded that the son of Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Islam, complies with the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) orders, as he is wanted by the ICC on charges of committing crimes against humanity during the February 2011 uprising against his father.
On 20 December, the UK-based defence and security think tank Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) published an article entitled ‘An Unprecedented Failure? UN Sanctions Against Human Traffickers in Libya’. Authors Cathy Haenlein (RUSI Director of Organised Crime and Policing) and Amanda Kadlec (Independent Researcher who previously served on the UN …