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Human Rights Report on Civilian Casualties in Libya

From 1 August to 31 August 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 21 civilian casualties – 7 deaths and 14 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 6 men killed and 13 injured, and 1 boy killed and 1 boy injured. Civilian Casualties The majority of civilian […]

Civilian Deaths Fall in June

From 1 June to 30 June 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 26 civilian casualties – 9 deaths and 17 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 6 men killed and 12 injured, 2 women killed and 1 injured and 1 child killed and 4 children injured. […]

18 Civilian Deaths in May

From 1 May to 31 May 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 68 civilian casualties – 18 deaths and 50 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. The total civilian casualty figure for May is the highest for any month so far in 2017. Victims included 13 men killed […]

26 Civilian Deaths in April

From 1 April to 30 April 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 28 civilian casualties – 26 deaths and 2 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 22 men killed and 1 injured, 1 woman killed and 1 injured, and 2 children killed. Civilian Casualties  The majority […]

24 Civilian Casualties in March

From 1 March to 31 March 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 24 civilian casualties – 20 deaths and 4 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 9 men killed and 3 injured, 6 women killed and 1 injured, and 3 children killed. The gender of two […]

Curfew Announced in Sirte

The Misrata-aligned Al Bunyan Al Marsous (BAM) has implemented an ‘indefinite curfew’ in Sirte, from 2000 – 0700hrs each evening. They claim that the curfew is due to the movement of “IS fugitives” in the South of the City. (Source: GardaWorld)

Africom Commander: Stability in Libya “a Long-Term Proposition”

The leader of the U.S. Africa Command (Africom), Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that Africa is an enduring interest for the United States, adding that “small, but wise, investments in the capability, legitimacy and accountability of African defense institutions offer disproportionate benefits to America, our allies … and […]

Amnesty International’s Annual Report on Libya

According to a report from Amnesty International, rival government forces and other armed groups and militias committed serious violations of international law and abuses of human rights with impunity in Libya. All sides to the conflict carried out indiscriminate attacks and direct attacks on civilians, forcing thousands to become internally displaced and causing a humanitarian crisis. […]