Geneva, 3 February 2020 - The 5+5 Libyan Joint Military Commission is starting its meeting under the auspices of the United Nations in Geneva today.
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TRIPOLI/GENEVA (27January 2020) –In a new report on the July 2019 airstrikes in Libya that killed at least 53 migrants and refugees at the Tajoura detention centre – one of the deadliest incidents since a new round of hostilities broke out in April
TRIPOLI, 17 January 2020 - Six months ago, Siham Sergewa, an elected member of the House of Representatives, was seized at night from her home in the heavily fortified Buhedima District of Benghazi. Since her violent abduction, Ms. Sergewa’s fate remains unknown.
TRIPOLI, 03 January 2020 - The Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, Mr Yacoub El-Hillo strongly conde
TRIPOLI – 28 December 2019 - The Special Representative of Secretary-General (SRSG) in Libya, Ghassan Salame, strongly condemns repeated airstrikes targeting civilian installations in western Libya, including Al-Zawiya, Tajoura a
TUNIS, 17 December 2019 –UNSMIL in collaboration with OHCHR completed a three-day training on the integration of gender into the Universal Periodic Review Process.
Tripoli, 16 December 2019 - Reda Fhelboom, a well-known human rights defender and journalist was arrested and detained at Mitiga airport by a Tripoli based armed group on Saturday night, following his arrival from Tunis.
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expresses grave concerns over violence at the El-Feel oil field, which threaten the safety of NOC staff and led to shutting off its 75,000-barrels-per-day production.
CAIRO/TRIPOLI, 13 November 2019 - A group of leading Libyan journalists, bloggers and social media influencers attended a workshop on “Combating Hate Speech and Ethics of Journalism”, held in Cairo last week.
TRIPOLI, 25 October 2019 - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) strongly condemns attacks on all civilian targets including health facilities and medical personnel.