Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:52:24 GMT
Detainees At Risk of Coronavirus Spread
[HRW] Beirut -As Libyan authorities confirmed three COVID-19 cases in the country as of March 28, 2020, they need to be prepared to limit the spread of the virus in overcrowded detention facilities and shelters for displaced people, Human Rights Watc...

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 13:04:35 GMT
Third Day of Fighting Rocks Libyan Capital Amid Country's First Coronavirus Case
[VOA] Libyan fighter jets flew over the strategic al-Watiya Airbase near the capital Tripoli, amid conflicting reports over which side now controls the area. Sporadic fighting also continued in the capital Wednesday, as residents reported artillery s...

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 04:58:53 GMT
UN Welcomes Response By Parties to Calls for Humanitarian Pause
[UN News] The United Nations on Saturday welcomed the "positive responses" of Libya's Tripoli-based government and the Libyan National Army (LNA) to calls for a pause to stop the fighting, in the hopes that this would allow humanitarian access throug...

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 10:58:41 GMT
The Development of Libyan Armed Groups Since 2014 - Community Dynamics and Economic Interests
[Chatham House] This paper explores armed group-community relations in Libya and the sources of revenue that have allowed armed groups to grow in power and influence. It draws out the implications for policy and identifies options for mitigating conf...

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 17:30:37 GMT
Spate of Kidnappings Escalating in Libya
[CAJ News] Tripoli -REBEL groups have unleashed a spate of abductions and perpetrated enforced disappearances as processes to restore peace fail in the war-torn Libya.