Libya:  National authorities and international community must urgently protect demonstrators and freedom of expression in Libya

CIHRS and the Libya Platform Libya:  National authorities and international community must urgently protect demonstrators and freedom of expression in Libya Repressing fundamental freedoms will only serve to reinforce crisis of legitimacy…

Libya: Photojournalist Ismail Al-Zoui sentenced to 15 years of prison after unfair Trial

Counterterrorism legislation must not be used to silence dissenting voices  The sentencing of photojournalist and activist Ismail Bouzriba Al-Zoui to 15 years in prison by a military court in Benghazi in May 2020 is strongly condemned by the…

CHRDA and 27 Libyan organizations : A statement regarding the inspection of personal devices at security checkpoints in Libya

A statement regarding the inspection of personal devices at security checkpoints in  Libya Inspection of personal devices at security checkpoints in Libya is a flagrant violation of human rights  A new act has spread in Libya during…

CHDRA and 41 Libyan organizations condemn the massacre of 30 migrants in Mizdah (AN/FR)

English version JOINT STATEMENT OF LIBYAN HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS REGARDING THE MASS MURDER OF MIGRANTS, ASYLUM SEEKERS AND WORKERS IN LIBYAN TOWN OF MIZDAH In a horrific new incident from the grave violations against migrants in Libya, which…

An Endless Proxy War is Preventing Libya from Addressing the Covid-19 Pandemic

We urge the international community to take meaningful steps toward a genuine end to the conflict The Libya Platform and CIHRS  urge the international community to act immediately to deter Libyan parties and their regional and international…

Libya: After the first reported death from Covid-19 Failure to release detainees amounts to a death sentence

Libya: After the first reported death from Covid-19 Failure to release detainees amounts to a death sentence 17-04-2020 One year into the most recent escalation of fighting, civilians in Libya face yet another threat to their health and well-being.…

Statement : State institutions and peace initiatives paralyzed by armed and paramilitary groups

Over the last four years, two competing legislative and executive authorities – the Interim Government in eastern Libya and the Government of National Accord (GNA) in western Libya - have been vying for international legitimacy and recognition.…

Urgent Appeal: Libyan Authorities Must Release Journalist Rida Fahil al-Bom Immediately

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Urgent Appeal: Libyan Authorities Must Release Journalist Rida Fahil al-Bom Immediately 16.12.2019  Member organizations of the Libya Platform coalition call on the executive authorities in western Libya, subordinate to the Accord Government,…

Statement on events of Tripoli Civilians victims of chaos and violence

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The Democratic Transition and Human Rights Support Center and Defender Center for Human Rights declared their concerns towards the critical and degenerating human situation in the south of Tripoli-Libya, which represents another human catastrophe…

The Defender Center Statement on the attacks of the Libyan High National Electoral Commission

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The Defender Center Statement on the attacks of the Libyan High National Electoral Commission "HNEC" in Tripoli. We extend our condolences to the families of the victims who were killed in this treacherous act and wish speedy recovery to the…

Paris meeting stymied by failure to draft security sector reform plan and activate effective deterrence mechanisms

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Libya Platform: Although an important step, Paris meeting stymied by failure to draft security sector reform plan and activate effective deterrence mechanisms While welcoming the Tuesday May 29th meeting in Paris between warring Libyan parties…

Urgent Appeal: Libya Platform calls on UNSC member states to throw full support behind ICC investigations into grave and systematic violations

The Libya Platform (LP), composed of 16 CSOs, has issued an urgent appeal to member states of the UN Security Council, urging them to take a swift, decisive stand on the mounting grave and systematic violations of international humanitarian…