Tag Archives | internally displaced persons (IDP)

UNHCR Warns of New Refugee Crisis

The following is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards at the press briefing, on 14 November 2014, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva: Intense fighting among rival armed groups in Libya’s eastern towns of Benghazi and Derna, as well as in the country’s southeast at Ubari and in the […]

EU Delegation Visits Zintan

Nataliya Apostolova, Head of the European Union Delegation to Libya, along with staff from the delegation, recently visited Zintan and exchanged views and opinions with the Chairman and members of Zintan Local Council on the political and security situations in Libya in general, and on the challenges facing the Council in particular. The Ambassador and […]

Libya “Must End Plight of Displaced Communities”

The Libyan authorities must urgently find a durable solution to end the continued forcible displacement of tens of thousands of Tawarghas [Tawerghas] and other communities, from their hometown during the armed conflict of 2011, said Amnesty International. The entire inhabitants of the town of Tawargha – some 40,000 people – were driven out by armed […]