The Legislative Guidance Tool offers a blueprint for legislators to create policies and laws which are in line with internationally recognised good practices. It is aimed at parliamentarians and law and policymakers who undertake to develop new or update existing laws for national legislation of the private military and security …
The Montreux Document reaffirms the existing obligations of States under international law, in particular, international humanitarian law (IHL) and human rights law, relating to the activities of private military and security companies (PMSCs) in situations of armed conflict. The Document also lists good practices to assist States in implementing these obligations. Although …
German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj on Thursday, a German government spokesman said in a statement, urging him to move quickly towards signing a ceasefire, Reuters reports.
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said Khalifa Haftar had received – between 2015 and 2019 – armored vehicles from Jordan and UAE as well as fighter helicopters from Belarus and Egypt.
Libyan Crimes Watch said the legal advisor Salah Beltamer was arrested by gunmen in Marj town on Saturday, adding that relatives said the reason of the arrest was Beltamer’s criticism of arbitrary detention of judiciary officials and personnel.
Tripoli-based House of Representatives (HoR) discussed on Monday, the formation of a dialogue team to represent it in Geneva talks. It was also agreed that members of the team are to be selected on a constituency basis and to take into account the representation of women and the social dimension.
After 6 months of her abduction, Canada and EU countries reiterate demands for release of MP Sergiwa
The embassies of 14 European countries as well as Canada have expressed grave concern over the abduction of MP Siham Sergiwa, and reiterated their call for her immediate release.
In early January, the Turkish parliament approved military support for Libya, after which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Ankara had sent troops to the country at the request of the western-based Government of National Accord (GNA).
HoR cancels LPA, withdraws recognition of Serraj government, refers Serraj and Ministers to justice for treason, cuts relations with Turkey and annuls Libya-Turkish agreement
Libya’s internationally recognized parliament, the House of Representatives (HoR), usually based in Tobruk, held an emergency session in Benghazi today specifically to discuss Libyan Turkish relations following the approval by Turkey’s parliament of a bill allowing the Recep Erdogan government to send troops to Libya.
The spokesman for the speaker of Libya’s eastern-based parliament has called Turkey’s offer to send troops to the aid of the rival Government of National Accord a ploy to sow discord among eastern forces.