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Human Rights Watch has documented a steady deterioration in the human rights and humanitarian situation in Libya since the beginning of 2019. Insufficient domestic and international efforts to ensure a measure of accountability for past and ongoing…
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HRW remains concerned by the human rights crisis in Libya, which is taking place amidst near-absolute impunity. We regret the failure of this Council to provide a credible response. The fact that I am speaking under an item 10 General Debate – rather than…
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Protracted conflicts, unaccountable militias and the deterioration of general public services, are hardly making headlines, but in Libya, civilians are acutely suffering from them.
 
 Throughout the country, armed groups, some affiliated with one…
People walk near a puddle of water mixed with blood at the site of twin car bombs near a mosque in the Salmani neighborhood of Benghazi that resulted in scores of deaths and injuries, Libya, January 24, 2018. © 2018 Reuters
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Human Rights Watch welcomed the High Commissioner’s report on Libya from February this year detailing widespread violations and abuses committed by various factions since the beginning of 2014. Since then, the human rights conditions in Libya have…
A man holds a sign during a protest against candidates for a national unity government proposed by U.N. envoy for Libya Bernardino Leon, in Benghazi, Libya October 23.
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This statement is made on behalf of six regional and international NGOs.[1] Our organizations welcome the findings of the report of the OHCHR investigation mission on Libya which has concluded that violations of international law taking place throughout…
A man holds a sign during a protest against candidates for a national unity government proposed by U.N. envoy for Libya Bernardino Leon, in Benghazi, Libya October 23.
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Human Rights Watch welcomed the Council’s decision in March to mandate OHCHR to dispatch a mission to investigate abuses committed in Libya since 2014 and are looking forward to the High Commissioner’s written report on the findings of this inquiry at the…
Manal Ameer, 33, pictured here with her two daughters, was among the first to vote in Benghazi.