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National Human Rights in Libya condemns armed clashes in Sabha

The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya condemned the renewed armed clashes and the escalation of violence between gunmen from Awlad Sulaiman and Tabu tribes. On Tuesday, the Committee expressed condemnation of the bombardment which left 3 dead and 12 wounded among civilians, including 3 children ages between 7 …

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Libya wins legal dispute demanding more than 120 million dinars

The Audit Bureau confirmed that the management of the State’s cases in coordination with the Bureau succeeded in winning an arbitration dispute by rejecting the case brought before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris against Libya by the Libyan-Brazilian Company and the Brazilian company Odebrecht. The Bureau said …

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Al-Mismari: We will not handover Al-Warfali to ICC

Haftar forces spokesperson, Ahmed al-Massmari said his command will not hand over the commander of the Special Forces, Mahmoud Al-Warfali to the International Criminal Court (ICC). In a televised interview on Thursday, Al-Massmari said the military police of Hafar’s forces had released Al-Warfali “on bail”, adding that his extradition to …

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Al-Warfali released after protests in Benghazi

On Thursday, the military police of the Haftar forces released the commanding officer of the Special Forces wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), Mahmoud Al-Warfali. The official of the media Office of the Special Forces, Riyad Al-Shuhebi, told Russian news agency Sputnik, the military police department of the forces …

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Libya’s delegate to the Security Council Mahdi Al-Maghrabi: Libyan authorities are exercising the use of their jurisdictional authority does not mean that international criminal decisions are not respected

Libya’s delegate to the Security Council, Mahdi Al-Maghrabi, said that Libyan authorities are responsible for fighting impunity and achieving justice on Libyan soil. During a speech at the Security Council on Wednesday, Al-Maghrabi explained that just because Libyan authorities are exercising their sovereignty and jurisdictional authority to prosecute the accused, …

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ICC prosecutor urges Khalifa Haftar to hand over Mahmoud Werfalli

International Criminal Court prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, delivered an appeal before the UN Security Council in regards to senior Libyan military commander Mahmoud Werfalli. Bensouda urged Operation Dignity Commander, Khalifa Haftar, to hand over Werfalli for prosecution for war crimes. Bensouda asked that Haftar “demonstrate, by concrete actions, respect for international …

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Lawyers say that Libya is unable to investigate war crimes

The Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) association, which contains Libya’s leading human rights lawyers, stated that Libya is incapable of investigating war crimes and human rights violations as there is no independent body. As such, it is their belief that the investigative role must be undertaken by the International …

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