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UAE Pushed to Reveal Whereabouts of Libyans

Human Rights Watch has called on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities to immediately reveal the whereabouts of ten detained Libyans, at least two of whom authorities appear to have forcibly disappeared. According to HRW, the circumstances surrounding the detentions appear consistent with previous cases in which authorities arbitrarily detained Emirati nationals associated with a […]

"Seize Chance to Protect Women’s Rights", HRW

Libyan authorities should seize a historic opportunity to promote and protect women’s rights as the country transitions from four decades of dictatorship, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. The parliament, government, and other bodies should ensure that women can participate actively and equally in the drafting of the new constitution and […]