November 2017

Text of UN envoy’s proposed amendments of LPA

November 24, 2017 - 11:19
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Written by: SafaAlharathy

UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame presented in mid-November an initiative to amend certain articles of the Libyan Political Agreement regarding the executive authority. The proposed amendments were approved by the House of Representatives and by the High Council of State. Here are Salame’s proposed amendments of the Libyan Political Agreement.

Presidential Council condemns human trafficking, probes claims of slave auctions in Libya

November 23, 2017 - 23:14
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Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

The Presidential Council (PC) has reiterated that the Libyan Attorney General's Office and the concerned authorities have started probing the CNN report about slave auctions in Libya.

"Slavery and human trafficking are inhuman and a crime against humanity." The PC said in a statement on Thursday.

It added that if the media reports were proven true, all the individuals involved in the crime will be punished.

Libya launches Migration Working Group with IOM's assistance

November 23, 2017 - 19:13
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Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

Libyan authorities, with the support of the UN Migration Agency (IOM), launched the Migration Working Group, on Tuesday, reported the UNSMIL on its official website.

The UNSMIL said that the step was taken as part of the Coordination Framework for International Technical Cooperation with the State of Libya.

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