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UN appoints Independent Fact-Finding Mission Experts

Libya: Bachelet appoints Independent Fact-Finding Mission experts UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said the deteriorating security situation in Libya and the absence of a functioning judicial system underscored the importance of the work of a team of independent experts to document human rights violations and abuses. The High Commissioner today announced the […]

Amnesty welcomes UN Fact-finding Mission to Libya

From Amnesty International. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Fact-finding mission to investigate crimes is a welcome step towards ending impunity The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) has today passed a resolution to establish a fact-finding mission to investigate violations […]

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 […]

UN to send Mission to Investigate Abuses

Human Rights Watch (HRW) welcomed the UN Human Rights Council's decision in March to mandate OHCHR to dispatch a mission to investigate abuses committed in Libya since 2014 and are looking forward to the High Commissioner’s written report on the findings of this inquiry at the Council’s 31st session. Libya is facing a human rights […]