Press release : The Libyan authorities should release the Executive Director and Director of the Registration Department of the Civil Society Commission in Benghazi

  Press release December 26, 2022   The undersigned Libyan human rights organizations express their strong condemnation and concern over the detention by the Internal Security Agency, on December 18, of the Executive Director of the Civil…

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights must condemn atrocities committed against migrants in Libya 

The undersigned human rights organizations deeply regret the lack of spaces for communication, including participation and expression of opinions, between Libyan civil society and human rights organizations and the African Commission on Human…

Libya: European Parliament issues a new resolution on European policy toward Libya

November 23, 2022 The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) and the organizations of the Libyan Platform Coalition welcome the results of the vote on the European Parliament’s Recommendation on Libya, which was approved today,…

Joint Open Letter: Human rights organizations call for renewal of UN Fact-Finding Mission on Libya

The undersigned organizations call on member and observer States of the UN Human Rights Council to support the renewal of the UN Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) mandate on Libya, as a matter of urgency, at the upcoming 50th session of the UN Human…

Libyan human rights organizations condemn the forced eviction of Tawerghans and call on the Libyan authorities for a permanent solution

Libyan human rights organizations condemn the forced eviction of Tawerghans and call on the Libyan authorities for a permanent solution that ends their suffering and includes reparation and accountability for the violations committed against…

Press release : Libya – Twenty one human rights organizations and 57 Libyan public figures call on the authorities to lift the arbitrary restrictions imposed by the Civil Society Commission on civil associations

Members of the House of Representatives, the Constituent Assembly for the Drafting of the Constitution, the Forum for Political Dialogue, the State Council, former ministers, academics, writers, media professionals, lawyers, human rights defenders,…

ID with Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967

  Joint oral intervention  Item 7 – ID with Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967 24 March 2022 Delivered by: Elizabeth Rghebi (video 01:18:54)   Our organizations welcome…

Open Letter: Social media companies must take urgent action to protect Libyan human rights defenders

Respected Chairpersons and Staff at Facebook, Twitter and Telegram, Front Line Defenders, an international human right organisation which works to provide hands-on practical support to human rights defenders at risk through its digital protection…

Human rights defenders are not society’s opponents. Libyan authorities should respect human rights and release arbitrarily detained activists

Press release March 22, 2022 The Libyan human rights organizations signatory to this statement (In addition to 15 Libyan Human Rights groups are afraid of revealing their names for security reasons) express their deep concern about the systematic…

Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

On this occasion, the undersigned organizations renew their repeated calls to oppose and combat racial discrimination in Libya and the world at large. The decline in equality in Libya must be taken seriously to secure a safe country and reassure…

CHRDA & 95 organizations : Appeal to the Italian Government, to UNHCR and IOM for the immediate withdrawal of the Italy-Libya Memorandum

February 2, 2022 Immediate withdrawal of the Italy-Libya Memorandum Civil society appeal  to the Italian government, UNHCR and IOM On February 2, 2022, the day of the fifth anniversary of the Memorandum, ASGI together with several…

Libya: Authorities must roll back repressive regulation on civil society and support new legal framework 

  On Wednesday 3 November, the Libya Platform, the Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace (LWPP) and the Defender Center for Human Rights (DCHR), supported by the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), hosted an event titled, “Freedom…