October 2020

Berlin II Conference welcomes talks for fair distribution of Libyan oil revenues

October 05, 2020 - 21:33
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Germany's capital hosted virtually Berlin II Conference on Libya under the auspices of the United Nations in the presence of the countries that attended Berlin I last January in addition to Libya's neighboring states and Switzerland as well as the Netherlands.

High Council of State member says Bouznika dialogue saw completion of 80% of sovereign positions' talks

October 05, 2020 - 21:29
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

A member of the High Council of State said Monday that Libyan Dialogue parties in Bouznika completed 80% of the talks on sovereign positions' selection criteria.

The member told Anadolu Agency, on condition of anonymity, that the delegations of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives and High Council of State will send a positive message on Bouznika understandings in Berlin II Conference.

Libyan Representative at UN Human Rights Council: Intervening countries deny us the right to life

October 05, 2020 - 19:45
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Representative at the UN Human Rights Council Tamim Bayo has called on the countries intervening in Libya and causing people's suffering to give Libyans the right to "life, peace and prosperity."

Bayo said in his briefing at the Human Rights Council that the international community bears shared responsibility for how things turned out in Libya as it could help the country by regaining people's trust by tangible results on the ground.

Fact-finding mission in Libya says budget crisis hindering its work

October 05, 2020 - 19:38
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The United Nations Fact-finding mission said its work has been hindered by the late funds needed to operate, citing funds' crisis at the UN.

The Head of the mission, Mohammed Aujjar from Morocco, said delayed funding hampered outlining the operations for the mission to work on once sent to Libya.

OHCHR highlights "dire" situation of migrants upon their reception in Europe

October 05, 2020 - 14:53
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) has expressed concern over the "dire" situation the migrants are facing at sea and upon their arrival in Europe.

In a statement on its official website on Friday, the UN organization said that those rescued and disembarked on European shores frequently face risks of arbitrary detention, in conditions that may also amount to ill-treatment, warning that the situation has grown critical in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.