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Open letter to the Libyan state: support a mechanism to determine individual accountability for violations in Libya

21 March 2018

This week, the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) will adopt the annual Resolution on Technical Assistance and Capacity Building in Libya. Despite widespread recognition of human rights violations in the country, little has been done to address the commission of these crimes with the perpetrators remaining widely unpunished. We urge Libya to accept through the HRC an international investigative mechanism for Libya, to deter further horrific human rights violations and abuses in the country.

Eliminate Racial Discrimination in Libya

21 March 2018

On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) highlights the ongoing abuse of migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers (together, migrants). To address the urgent need for legal action to safeguard the human rights of migrants, LFJL is launching a campaign to provide routes to justice for migrants abused and tortured in Libya.

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