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Interpol issues “Red Notice” for LNA Major

By John Lee. Interpol has issued a “Red Notice” for Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf Al-Werfalli (pictured), who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on seven counts of “murder as a war crime“. According to Libya Herald, the Major in the Libyan National Army (LNA) is accused of summary executions of suspected terrorists. Meanwhile, the Libyan […]

UN reports Widespread Human Rights Abuses in Libya

UN reports widespread human rights abuses in Libya, where ‘complete impunity prevails’ A United Nations report published today has documented widespread human rights violations and abuses committed in Libya since the beginning of 2014, recommending urgent measures to address “the complete impunity that prevails” and to strengthen and reform the justice sector. “Despite the human […]

Video: UN Probe Decries ‘War Crimes’ in Libya

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. All sides in Libya’s chaotic conflict are likely guilty of war crimes, including torturing, raping and executing prisoners, the UN said Thursday, urging the world to do more to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Shelling of Civilian Areas a “War Crime”

From Amnesty International. Libya: Indiscriminate shelling of civilian areas in Tripoli and Benghazi amounts to war crimes Amnesty International is calling for all sides to immediately stop the indiscriminate shelling of civilian areas in Tripoli and Benghazi where clashes in recent weeks have evolved into two separate armed conflicts. Such indiscriminate attacks that result in […]