News and Events

Constitutional referendum must be fair, free and safe

3 August 2017

The Constitutional Drafting Assembly (CDA) has called for a referendum which will consider if its constitutional draft should become law. LFJL is concerned that security conditions and attempts to suppress media and civil society discussion may undermine the legitimacy of the constitution. To ensure that any constitution adopted reflects the will of the Libyan people the election law governing the referendum must guarantee their right to meaningful participation.

Summary executions in eastern Libya: LFJL calls for immediate investigations

31 July 2017

A video circulating on social media depicts a summary execution of detainees by members of armed forces alleged to be affiliated with the Libyan National Army (LNA). LFJL calls for immediate investigations into the incident and accountability for such human rights violations to be a component of future peace talks.

LFJL welcomes new members to its Board of Trustees

21 July 2017

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) is proud to announce that it recently welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees (the Board), Mervet Mhanni, Dr. Lutz Oette and Mervat Rishmawi. These three members are each highly respected in their fields and bring a wealth of diverse experience and expertise to LFJL which will help to strengthen and grow its work over the coming years. The new trustees join our distinguished board members Andrew Balfour, Mariam Elhadri, Ibtisam Al Kilani and Elham Saudi, with Andrew Balfour selected to be LFJL’s Chairman going forward.

Newsletter Special Edition: Fundraising Update

14 July 2017

Welcome to LFJL’s newsletter! We hope you find this brief update on our recent activities to be useful and informative.

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