Category - Libya

  • November 27, 2011

    The Refugee Council has called for a more effective system in response to a 2011 increase in Libyan and Syrian asylum seekers, particularly for children.

  • October 21, 2011

    Amnesty says it is essential to conduct a full, independent and impartial inquiry to establish the full circumstances of Colonel Gaddafi’s death.

  • October 17, 2011

    The new authorities in Libya must stamp out arbitrary detention and widespread abuse of detainees, says Amnesty International in a new briefing.

  • October 14, 2011

    Foreign Secretary William Hague has been accused of failing to respond adequately to criticism of arms sales to repressive regimes in the Middle East and north Africa.

  • October 6, 2011

    Welcome to the parallel universe of David Cameron. It is a world in which the Tories stand up for the poor, lead the fight against dictatorship and stop people from being given benefits on demand. It is a world that exists in a conference hall in Manchester this week, in a few daily papers the rest of the time, and in the less well-informed parts of the right-wing blogosphere. It has nothing in common with the world that most of us live in.

  • September 14, 2011

    The National Transitional Council in Libya must get a grip on armed anti-Gaddafi groups to stop reprisal attacks and arrests, a human rights group says.

  • September 13, 2011

    UK ministers have invited the governments of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Algeria to send delegations to the London arms fair, which starts today.

  • September 2, 2011

    All eyes are now on National Transition Council (NTC) in Libya, following the demise of the Gaddafi regime. A week ago I recorded another Middle East Analysis podcast that seeks to examine the challenges it faces.

  • August 23, 2011

    Amnesty International has warned that prolonged fighting in the Libyan capital is seriously endangering civilian lives and may create a humanitarian crisis.

  • August 22, 2011

    In Libya, many are rejoicing as it appears the Gaddafi regime is about to fall. There are high hopes of an end to dictatorship and a new era of democracy. If this is the beginning of a time of peace and freedom for the Libyan people, it will also be a huge boost to other pro-democracy movements.