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Libyan authorities must actively protect protesters from attacks by armed militia during ongoing demonstrations or risk further bloodshed, says Amnesty.
In his latest Middle East Analysis vodcast for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian turns attention towards North Africa today and more specifically, Libya.
Libya has been told to end indefinite detention of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, including children, solely for immigration purposes.
Amnesty has warned that military ties between the UK and Libya, Somalia and Burma must only be established if there are “comprehensive safeguards” against human rights abuses.
Legal charity Reprieve has welcomed a settlement the al Saadi family have accepted from the UK Government, which forcibly ‘rendering’ them to Gaddafi’s Libya.
Amnesty International has warned that the plight of foreign nationals in Libya has worsened since the end of Colonel Gaddafi’s rule.
Amnesty International wants the Libyan authorities to hand over the former ruler’s military intelligence chief to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
The Foreign Affairs Committee has called on ministers to recognise contradictions between promoting human rights and selling arms to dictatorships.
A firm with UK Government contracts was responsible for rendering political prisoners from a CIA secret prison in Afghanistan to the Gaddafi regime, says Reprieve.