Tag Archives | Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL)

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 […]

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 […]