The United National Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expressed its solidarity with the countless victims of enforced disappearances and missing persons in Libya, calling on relevant authorities to address enforced disappearances as part of a rights-based national reconciliation process.
UNSMIL said it had documented disappearances of perceived political opponents, politically active women and men, human rights defenders, members of parliament, lawyers, and judges as well as migrants and asylum-seekers.
The United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres renewed his call on political actors and institutions in Libya to exercise responsible leadership in order to prevent worsened long-standing disagreements that could lead to further instability.
The Libyan ambassador to the United Nations Taher El Sonni told a Security Council session on Tuesday that the latest clashes in Tripoli aren't the first and expressed worries that they might not be the last, saying the responsibility of the fighting is on those who want to seize power by force, and adding that the victims don't care about who seizes power by force and in an illegitimate manner.
Citizens have submitted 135 reports to police stations regarding damages resulting from the clashes in Tripoli and Janzour.
The head of the Criminal Investigation Agency issued his direct instructions regarding the assessment of the size and value of the material damages caused by the recent clashes in Tripoli and Janzour.
Head of the Government of National Unity, Abdel Hamid Dbeibah, has stated that his government’s goal is elections, and that it is still waiting for the constitutional rule in order to conduct the important national due process.
‘Our hands are still extended to our opponents in order to work together to drive Libya to safe grounds.’ Dbeibah added.