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Libya Is a European Emergency

The deadlock in Libya continues. Over the past few years, international diplomatic efforts have failed to stop the fighting between the Government of National Accord (GNA) led by Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj in Tripoli and the forces supporting General Khalifa Haftar in the east of the country.

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International Criminal Court: We have received reliable reports on 11 mass graves in Tarhuna

The International Criminal Court announced that it had received well-founded information regarding the existence of 11 mass graves discovered in and around the city of Tarhuna in Libya, which likely constitutes evidence of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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Serious violations of human rights and humanitarian law continue to be committed with complete impunity in Libya: UNSMIL’s Williams

Speaking at the 44th Session of the Human Rights Council yesterday, Acting SRSG and UNSMIL head Stephanie Williams said that since former SRSG Salame’s briefing in September of last year, serious violations of human rights and humanitarian law have continued to be committed with complete and total impunity in Libya. …

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Al-Sarraj seeks UN technical assistance in investigating crimes committed by Haftar’s militias

The Libyan Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Mohamed Al-Qiblawi, said that the Head of the Presidential Council (PC), Fayez Al-Sarraj, had requested in a letter to the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) assistance to the relevant authorities in investigating the crimes of Haftar militias in Tarhuna and areas south of …

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