Tag Archives | Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL)

Reporting Libya: Challenges and Opportunities

The media has a key role to play in shaping perceptions of conflict and our responses to it. How has the international media covered Libya and what does it mean for accountability? Join us for a live edition of Libya Matters with Q & A. Speakers •             Ahmed Gatnash- […]

Allegations of Bribery at Libyan Political Dialogue Forum

By John Lee. A group of Libyan human rights organizations has said it is "deeply disturbed by reports of financial bribes offered for the purpose of obtaining political gain that purportedly took place during the sessions of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum held in Tunis this month". The group, which includes Lawyers for Justice in […]

LFJL calls for End to Forced Disappearances in Libya

The Libyan authorities must end the shocking pattern of enforced disappearances, torture and other ill-treatment taking place across the country, strengthen accountability for these crimes and provide redress to the victims, Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) said in a new report. Militias in Libya frequently target politicians, journalists, activists or members of ethnic minority […]

Int'l Investigations and the Path to Accountability in Libya

Doing Justice: International Investigations and the Path to Accountability Mr Hanny Megally, Senior Fellow at New York University's Center on International Cooperation and Commissioner with the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria, will deliver the 2020Annual Justice Lecture, hosted by Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) and the Centre for Human Rights Law at […]

LFJL calls for Int'l Investigative Mechanism at the UN

Continuing atrocities must compel States to establish an International Investigative mechanism at the UN Human Rights Council Member States convening today for the resumption of the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council should support the establishment of an international investigative mechanism to document and preserve evidence of violations of international human rights law […]

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 […]