Tag Archives | Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL)

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 […]

Human Rights Organisations Concerned at Draft Constitution

The Coalition of Libyan Human Rights Organisations responds to the Constitutional Drafting Assembly’s February draft constitution The Coalition of Libyan Human Rights Organisations (the Coalition) is deeply concerned by the recent constitutional draft, published by the Constitutional Drafting Assembly (CDA) on 3 February 2016. If adopted in its current form the draft would likely undermine […]

LFJL Highlights Threats to Libyan Civil Society

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. On the fifth anniversary of the 17 February Revolution LFJL highlights ongoing threats to Libyan civil society’s existence Today marks the fifth anniversary of the 17 February Revolution and the […]

LFJL Publishes Report on Freedom of Expression

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) presents the final instalment in its series of three Sawti reports on freedom of expression in Libya. The third report assesses how media freedom has evolved since 2011 and what factors affect its current enjoyment, such as restrictive legal provisions and violence targeted towards media practitioners. The report follows […]

New Report on Freedom of Expression in Libya

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) has released the second issue of the Sawti reports, a series of three periodic reports on freedom of expression in Libya. Following the first report’s analysis of freedom of expression throughout Libyan modern history, the new report details how Libya’s legal framework has had an impact on the current […]