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World Report 2023: Rights Trends in Libya

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 …

Tarhouna Victims Association criticizes unity government’s tackling of mass graves’ case

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.

Amnesty International to Libya: Hold commanders of Tariq Ben Zeyad armed group accountable for ‘catalogue of horrors’

An unrelenting crisis of impunity in Libya has enabled fighters of the Tariq Ben Zeyad (TBZ) armed group to commit war crimes, and other crimes under international law, with the aim of crushing any challenge to the Libyan Arab Armed Forces (LAAF), the de facto authorities controlling vast swathes of …

Calls for holding inclusive Libyan forum to complete electoral process, achieve reconciliation

Political, civil, and social components have called for an “Inclusive Libyan Forum” for the dissolution of the House of Representatives and the High Council of State, and for proceeding with completing the electoral process.

EU: Frontex Complicit in Abuse in Libya

The use by the EU’s border agency, Frontex, of aerial surveillance to enable the Libyan Coast Guard to intercept migrant boats, knowing that migrants and asylum seekers will face systematic and widespread abuse when forcibly returned to Libya, makes Frontex complicit in the abuse, Human Rights Watch and Border Forensics …