Impending Humanitarian disaster in Derna

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Impending Humanitarian disaster in Derna

August 06, 2017 - 15:09
Written by: HousamNajjair

The local council of the city of Derna have condemned the silence of official authorities in Libya to events in Derna. From the siege and starvation tactics, to the prevention of all necessities entering the city, which is forecasting a humanitarian and environmental disaster as all of the city's gates are shut down.

The statement made by the council appealed to UN envoy Ghassan Salame and all the international organizations involved with Libya to intervene immediately and fulfill their responsibilities in lifting the siege.

The council described what is happening in Derna as a war crime and genocide according to the statement.