The Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah participated on Monday in the Ministry of Justice’s event on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Dbeibah emphasized his government’s efforts to protect and promote human rights, pointing to the challenges facing this file for many years, saying the challenges require united national and governmental efforts. He also explained that his government had taken several steps to end forced disappearances, regulate the conditions of detainees in prisons, and provide them with appropriate rights and conditions.

He vowed to provide inmates with their right to litigate and hire lawyers, stressing the importance of identifying correctional and rehabilitation institutions in terms of their accreditation and affiliation to government apparatuses.

The Deputy Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, the Humanitarian Coordinator in Libya, Georgette Gagnon, stressed the necessity of coordinating local and international efforts to promote and protect human rights, noting the need for cooperation with the Ministry of Justice and various Libyan institutions to support this file.

The Minister of Justice Halima Ibrahim Abdel Rahman reaffirmed the ministry’s efforts to protect and promote human rights and international cooperation with international human rights institutions to establish these concepts in accordance with regulatory procedures through the ministry and its various institutions.