Tag Archives | Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL)

LFJL Rejects Italian Proposal for Migrant Centres

Italian Proposal for Migrant and Reception Centres will Cement Human Rights Crisis: EU Heads of State Must Reject Proposal Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) strongly rejects the Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini’s proposal for the creation of migrant reception and identification centres on Libya’s southern borders. LFJL calls […]

Protecting Freedom of Expression in Libya

From Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL). Protect Freedom of Expression of Media Practitioners in Libya On World Press Freedom Day, LFJL remains deeply concerned by the restrictions imposed on media practitioners in Libya and reiterates its call to the Libyan state to protect freedom of expression and to guarantee media practitioners’ ability to conduct […]

LFJL Announces Research Department, New Partnerships

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) has announced the launch of its new Research Department. LFJL’s Research Department is dedicated to carrying out activities which shed light on the human rights situation in Libya. In doing so, LFJL hopes to prioritise identifying new strategies to protect and promote human rights in the country. The Research […]

Draft Constitution “Dangerous” – LFJL

By Lawyers for Justice in Libya. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Constitutional Drafting Assembly to vote on dangerous constitutional draft without public consultation Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) is concerned by Libya’s consolidated constitutional draft (the April 2017 Draft), which […]

Border Security fails to Protect Migrants – LFJL

LFJL concerned that the latest Memorandum of Understanding between Libya and Italy on border security fails to protect migrants Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) is concerned by the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Italy and the Government of National Accord dated 2 February 2017 in relation to border security and migration. The MoU gives […]

Concerns about Reports of Release of Saif Al Islam Gaddafi

LFJL is concerned about reports on the release of Saif Al Islam Gaddafi and warns of consequences of amnesties granted for alleged crimes against humanity Following reports regarding the release of Saif al Islam Gaddafi, Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) calls on the Libyan state to transfer him immediately to the International Criminal Court […]

Lawyers Call for Constitutional Ban on Torture

From Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL). Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Open letter to the Constitutional Drafting Assembly calling for comprehensive prohibition of torture and ill-treatment in Libya’s future constitution Dear Members of the Constitutional Drafting Assembly (CDA), Lawyers for Justice […]

LFJL launches Mushahid to Promote Media Ethics

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) has launched Mushahid (“observer” in Arabic), an independent online resource dedicated to providing information and support for those interested in the advancement of media ethics in Libya. The platform provides key resources for both members of the public and media stakeholders, including a way to participate by submitting reports/complaints […]