April 2019

HoR members of Tripoli criticise colleagues' statements inciting war

April 18, 2019 - 11:53
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Members of the House of Representatives (HoR) of Tripoli, demanded the immediate withdrawal of the aggressive forces to their bases, stressing the importance of condemning and criminalizing the attack on the capital.

The members denounced in a press conference in Tripoli, the statements made by the President and members of the HoR inciting the war.

"The civil state, the territorial integrity, and the sanctity of blood are constants that can not be waived," the HoR members emphasized.

PC head calls on ICC to investigate crimes of Haftar's forces

April 18, 2019 - 11:46
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Presidential Council (PC) head, Fayez Al-Sarraj, called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the crimes and violations committed by the forces of warlord Khalifa Haftar and bring them to justice.

In a letter addressed to the court's prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, on Wednesday, Al-Sarraj confirmed that the Libyan Court will provide the ICC with all the documents and evidence in this regard.

UN envoy condemns indiscriminate shelling on Tripoli's residential areas, calls it war crime

April 17, 2019 - 22:15
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame condemned in the strongest terms the overnight heavy rocket shelling on the high-density residential neighbourhood of Abu Salim in Tripoli which resulted in scores of civilian deaths and injuries.

Salame said in a statement on Wednesday that according to initial medical sources, civilian casualties include injured women and children and one family that lost a mother, daughter, and grand-daughter.

Libyan Foreign Minister urges Security Council's President to condemn Haftar's Tripoli offensive

April 17, 2019 - 21:09
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Foreign Minister Mohammed Sayala called on the President of the UN Security Council to immediately issue a resolution condemning the "warlord" Khalifa Haftar and his attack on Tripoli, urging him to abide by an effective ceasefire and to return his forces to their previous positions.

Al-Sarraj vows to urge for Haftar's indictment at ICC

April 17, 2019 - 20:30
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of the Presidential Council (PC) Fayez Al-Sirraj said his government is going to file documents at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes committed by Khalifa Haftar.

Al-Sarraj, while paying a visit to areas hit by Haftar's forces Grad shelling in Abu Salim, added that all documents will be provided to the ICC to indict Haftar for his war crimes.

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