Tag Archives | Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL)

Pandemic and Human Rights in Times of Conflict

By Tarek Megerisi, for Open Democracy, under a Creative Commons licence. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. A Libya story: pandemic and human rights in times of conflict This article is part of a series of opinion pieces about Libya's response […]

War in Libya Continues, Prospects of Peace Uncertain

One year on, the war in Libya continues and prospects of peace remain uncertain On the one-year anniversary of the military offensive on Tripoli, Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) remembers those who have suffered from the conflict and calls for the respect of the ceasefire, the opening of humanitarian corridors to assist those impacted […]

Preserving Libya's Cultural Heritage

Preserving Libya's Cultural Heritage: LFJL launches Tourathna On the ninth anniversary of the 17 February uprisings in Libya, Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) announces the launch of its new platform, Tourathna, dedicated to preserving and showcasing Libyan cultural heritage. The right to access and enjoy cultural heritage is a human right guaranteed by international […]

UN pressed on Human Rights Violations in Libya

From Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL): Urgent call to the UN Human Rights Council to take a strong commitment to address ongoing human rights violations in Libya With the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) due to discuss the human rights situation in Libya in view of the adoption of the annual Resolution on […]

SOAS, Lawyers for Justice in Libya, host Justice Lecture

Pablo de Greiff to launch first Annual Justice Lecture hosted by Lawyers for Justice in Libya and SOAS The UN’s first Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation, and guarantees of non-recurrence, Pablo de Greiff, will be speaking at SOAS University of London this month. The event will take place on 28 January […]

LFJL calls for surrender of Gaddafi, Al-Werfalli, Al-Tuhamy to ICC

From Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL): On 2 November 2018, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) stated that efforts to hold Saif Gaddafi (Gaddafi), Mahmoud Al-Werfalli (Al-Werfalli) and Al-Tuhamy Khaled (Al-Tuhamy) to account will be “rendered ineffective” unless the international community takes “all necessary steps to effect the arrest and surrender of […]

LFJL launches its Research Fellows Programme

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) has announced the launch of its new Research Fellows Programme, which will be an integral part of its Research and Capacity Building Programme. LFJL’s Research and Capacity Building Programme contributes to policy and civil society thinking on human rights, the rule of law, and justice issues in Libya. In […]

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 […]