August 2017

Amnesty International: Presidential Council, Misrata officials must ensure safe return for Tawergha IDPs

August 22, 2017 - 22:13
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Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

Amnesty International has issued a report criticizing the slow implementation of the agreement between Misrata and Tawegha that says Tawergha internally displaced persons (IDPS) can return to their city.

Amnesty International said Tuesday the Tawergha community of about 40,000 are still unable to return safely to their homes despite the June-signed political agreement that was supposed to pave the way for their return.

Misrata military officers demand united Libyan army

August 22, 2017 - 21:12
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Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

Several military officers urged Monday in Misrata the Presidential Council of the UN-proposed government to act upon its promises as per the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA), demanding an urgent appointment of a Chief of Staff for the Libyan army.

"We believe that some regional countries are hindering the formation of independent military institutions in Libya." The military ranks added.