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Libya report: Widespread human rights violations and abuses

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UN report documents litany of violations and abuses amid chaos in Libya

GENEVA (25 February 2016) – A UN report* published on Thursday has documented widespread violations and abuses committed in Libya since the beginning of 2014. The report recommends urgent measures to fight against impunity and to strengthen and reform the justice sector. Read more...

FEATURE STORY

Voices of despair in Libya

A new UN Human Rights Office report on Libya documents the chilling stories of victims and witnesses which describe widespread human rights violations and abuses committed by both State and non-State actors. Read more...


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