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LFJL responds to the ICC's public disclosure of warrant of arrest

26 April 2017

On 24 April 2017, Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC or Court) unsealed the warrant of arrest for Al-Tuhmany Mohamed Khaled. Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) welcomes the news, as it confirms the ongoing nature of the ICC’s efforts to end impunity in Libya. LFJL urges the ICC to take steps to ensure future arrest warrants are made public to deter further war crimes and crimes against humanity. 

The Coalition of Libyan Human Rights Organisations strongly condemns decision banning Libyan women from travelling as unconstitutional and a violation of human rights, and calls for its repeal

21 February 2017

On 16 February 2017, Decision 6 of 2017 relating to banning travel (the Decision) was issued by the Libyan National Army’s chief of staff and Military Governor for Ben Jawad to Derna, Abdel Razik Al-Nadori, allegedly for reasons of national security. The Decision bans Libyan women under 60 years of age from travelling abroad without a male chaperone. It also requires relevant authorities to implement the Decision immediately and repeals any laws inconsistent with the Decision. The Decision does not state what sanctions apply if the Decision is breached. The Coalition of Libyan Human Rights Organisations (the Coalition) strongly condemns the Decision as unconstitutional and a violation of human rights and calls for its repeal.

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