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libya: A crisis deepens in Libya

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Perhaps no major political or humanitarian disaster is as overlooked as the ongoing crisis in Libya. For example, although the New York Times in September 2017 published a total of seven articles mentioning Libya, only one of them touched on the violence ripping it apart. Even the Time ...

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the Firs

Monday, December 19, 2016
One year ago today, the Libyan Political Agreement was signed in Skhirat, Morocco, marking a critical milestone in the country rsquo;s democratic transition. The Secretary-General commends all Libyans who engaged in the process, in the spirit of reconciliation, inclusion and human rights. The ...

Libya – Conversation between Jean-Marc Ayrault and Fayez Serraj

Friday, December 16, 2016
As we approach the first anniversary of the Skhirat agreement on December 17, 2016, Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, called Fayez Serraj, Libyan Prime Minister and President of the Presidency Council, on December 15. He reaffirmed France rsquo;s s ...

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with President of the

Friday, December 16, 2016
On December 14, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with President of the House of Representatives of Libya Aguila Saleh Issa who is in Moscow on a working visit at the invitation of the State Duma of the Russian Federal Assembly. The discussion focused on the development of the situation in ...

Foreign Secretary statement on Libya

Thursday, December 15, 2016
The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: I congratulate Prime Minister Serraj and the Libyan forces in Sirte. I pay tribute to the commitment and sacrifice of those Libyans who have lost their lives or have been wounded defeating Daesh in Sirte, Benghazi and in other parts of the country. ...

The 642nd meeting of the AUPSC on the outcome of the meeting of the AU High-Leve

Thursday, December 15, 2016
The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 642nd meeting held on 6 December 2016, adopted the following decision on the outcome of the meeting of the AU High-Level Committee on Libya, held in Addis Ababa, on 8 November 2016, at the level of Heads of State and Government: ...

United Nations Peacebuilding Fund on Libya

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund approved almost $3 million in funding for national reconciliation efforts in Libya, aimed at creating an enabling environment for the political process to end the various conflicts in the North African country, UN Peacebuilding announced Tuesday. The int ...

UN report urges end to inhuman detention of migrants in Libya

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The breakdown in the Libyan justice system has led to a state of impunity in which migrants are subjected to serious human rights violations and abuses, according to a joint UN human rights report published today. ldquo;People smuggled or trafficked into Libya face torture, forced la ...
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'Illegality abinitio amounts to illegality intoto'
By: comr. godwin c. ehoc