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Libya|Open letter to the Libyan state: support a mechanism to determine individual accountability for violations in Libya

In African Commission for Human and Peoples' Rights, Arab Countries, International Advocacy Program, Media Unite, Statements and Reportsby CIHRS

We urge Libya to accept through the HRC an international investigative mechanism for Libya, to deter further horrific human rights violations of hundreds of thousands of Libyans as well as migrants and refugees and stop ongoing human rights abuses by armed groups and militias. Such mechanism would need the sufficient resources to be able to determine the facts and circumstances of violations and abuses across Libya and identify individual perpetrators and chain of command.

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Libya | ‘The Platform’ in meetings with UN Libya Envoy and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Disregard for international mechanisms of accountability is the primary obstacle to the Libyan peace process

In Libya, Media Unite, Statements and Reports, Uncategorizedby CIHRS

In two separate meetings with the UN yesterday October 9th, Libyan civil society representatives emphasized that the ongoing humanitarian catastrophe and the stalled peace and reconciliation process cannot be addressed …

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Bahey eldin Hassan meets with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Arab Governments Must Support the UN in Regions Most Afflicted by Repression, Terrorism, and Warfare

In Arab Countries, Egypt /Road Map Program, Media Unite, Statements and Position Papers, Statements and Reports, Sudanby CIHRS

On Wednesday September 13th, the director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) Bahey eldin Hassan met with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad …