Libya


Civilian Death Toll Rises In Libyan Conflict 1

An air raid in Libya Sunday killed nearly fifty people and wounded dozens more, Al Jazeera reports. According to the Government of National Accord (GNA), the current United Nations-recognized leading political body of the country, the attack was the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA)’s latest attempt to consolidate power in […]


Libya’s Detention Centres: An Issue Aggravated By War, Deepened By Foreign Policy

Amidst ongoing violence throughout Libya, refugees and migrants held within detention centres are treated like animals. The atrocities at Zintan’s detention centre recently gained international attention, with bodies revealed to be left to rot inside. A spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said to Al Jazeera: […]


Lawyers Attack The EU’s Deterrence-Based Migration Policy As Being Responsible For Migrant Deaths

Amid increasing anti-immigration rhetoric in Europe, a recent case submitted to the International Criminal Court (ICC) argues that the European Union (EU) is collectively responsible for the countless number of migrant deaths crossing the Mediterranean. The submission, which contains over 240 pages, attacks the EU’s deterrence-based policy that seeks to […]


“UNHCR Secures Release Of 96 Detainees From Libya’s Zintan Detention Centre”. UNHCR: Saviour Or Culprit?

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported on the 4th of June that it had secured the “release of 96 detainees from Libya’s Zintan detention centre.” The UNHCR claims to have relocated these “detainees” to a “Gathering and Departure Facility” in Tripoli, where they wait to be evacuated […]


Haftar Calls Upon Forces To ‘Wipe Out’ The Enemy In Tripoli

Libya’s self-styled marshall, Khalifa Haftar, has uploaded a video calling upon his forces to take the capital, Tripoli, and teach government forces an “even harder lesson”. Tripoli, and the surrounding region of Libya’s northwest, have been experiencing heavy fighting since the assault began on 4 April. Forces were warned by […]