Violations of human rights in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

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  • Libya.

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  • Human rights -- Libya.,
  • Political prisoners -- Libya.,
  • Torture -- Libya.

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StatementAmnesty International.
ContributionsAmnesty International.
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LC ClassificationsJC599.L75 V56 1984
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Pagination12, [11] p. ;
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL2424237M
LC Control Number87109731

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constituted human rights violations throughout the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. It also considered violations committed before, during and after the demonstrations witnessed in a number of cities in the country in February In the light of the armed conflict that developed in late February in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and continued during the.

Amnesty International submits this summary of concerns for the consideration of the Human Rights Committee (HRC) at the pre-sessional meeting in July in connection with its upcoming examination of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya’s (Libya’s) fourth periodic report on implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

Human Rights Council Fifteenth special session 25 February S/2 Situation of human rights in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya The Human Rights Council, Reaffirming the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and relevant international human rights instruments, and relevant international law.

violations of human rights and international humanitarian law that are being committed in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Taking note of the letter to the President of the Security Council from the Permanent Representative of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya dated 26 FebruaryWelcoming the Human Rights Council resolution A/HRC/RES/S/1 of.

for Human Rights in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to Human rights Council resolution 5/1 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya* The present report is a summary of 9 stakeholders’ submissions1 to the universal periodic review.

It follows the structure of the general guidelines adopted by the Human Rights. All inhabitants of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya may turn to the UN Human Rights Committee through procedureto the Special Rapporteurs for violations of specific human rights or to ECOSOC for women's rights violations.

Since the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya is a member state of UNESCO, its citizens may use the UNESCO procedure for human rights. NAWAF SALAM (Lebanon), introducing the draft resolution on suspension of the rights of membership of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya in the Human Rights.

against civilians in the Arab Libyan Jamahiriya”). On March 1,the United States Senate passed by unanimous consent Senate Resolution Among other things, the Resolution “strongly condemn[ed] the gross and systematic violations of human rights in Libya, including.

The fall of the last remaining cities under pro-Gaddafi control and Sirte's capture on 20 Octoberfollowed by the subsequent murder of Gaddafi, marked the end of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

The name of Libya was changed several times during Gaddafi's tenure as leader. From tothe name was the Libyan Arab Republic. the Human Rights Council resolution A/HRC/RES/S/1 of 25 Februaryincluding the decision to urgently dispatch an independent international commission of inquiry to investigate all alleged violations of international human rights law in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, to establish the facts and circumstances of such violations and of the.

Human Rights Council. Fifteenth special session. 25 February S/2 Situation of human rights in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. The Human Rights Council, Reaffirming the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and relevant international human rights instruments, and relevant international law.

Women have the same rights as men regarding the right to acquire, change or retain their nationality. 1 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Fourth Periodic Report, CCPR/C/LBY/4, submitted in Arabic on 5 December 2 In some cases, Libyan laws are dated according to the official Libyan lunar calendar.

The calendar takes as its starting point the. (a) Involved in or complicit in ordering, controlling, or otherwise directing, the commission of serious human rights abuses against persons in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, including by being. No one can argue that there is only one political or armed group that could be accused of violating human rights in Libya.

The "Libyan Army" in the eastern part, headed by Khalifa Haftar has committed numerous violations of human rights that trigged international condemnations and issuing an arrest warrant by the International Criminal Court.

Distinguished Members of the Human Rights Council, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I commend the initiative of this Council to hold a special session on the situation of human rights in the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

The gravity of the situation and the violent repression of the uprising in that country demand such urgent.

The Green Book by Mu`ammar al-Qadhafi Sijill: Human Rights Violations in Libya: The National Front For the Salvation of Libya (NFSL) Opposition to the Gaddafi regime Libyan Democrats Society: Libyan Constitutional Union: Al Shams Daily Newspaper Al Jamahiria Daily Newspaper Jana - Jamahiriya News Agency Libya's Official News Provider Libya.

The outbreak of the Libyan Civil War was followed by accusations of human rights violations by rebel forces opposed to Muammar Gaddafi, Gaddafi's armed forces, and alleged violations include rape, extrajudicial killings, ethnic cleansing, misconduct and bombings of civilians. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya16, in which it stated that any act leading to an enforced disappearance of a person constitutes a violation of many of the rights enshrined in the Covenant.

It also notes that the State party has provided no response to the author’s allegations regarding the.

The author claims that his brother is the victim of violations of his human rights by Libya. The Optional Protocol entered into force for the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya on 16 August The facts as submitted by the author. The author states that, in Januaryhis family home in Benghazi, where the family, including his brother, his.

The author claims to be a victim of a violation by Libyan Arab Jamahiriya of article 7, read in conjunction with article 2, paragraph 3, of the Covenant, and that his brother is a victim of a violation of article 2, paragraph 3; article 6, paragraph 1; article 7; article 9, paragraphs 1 to 5; and arti paragraph 1, of the Covenant.

Human rights in Libya is the record of human rights upheld and violated in various stages of Libya's history. The Kingdom of Libya, from towas heavily influenced and educated by the British and Y.R.K the King, Libya had a kingdom, however, was marked by a feudal regime, where Libya had a low literacy rate of 10%, a low life expectancy of 57 years.

Report of the International Commission of Inquiry to investigate all alleged violations of international human rights law in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (A/HRC/17/44) Most recent reports by the UN Secretary-General, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and Secretariat.

Resolution () Adopted by the Security Council at its st meeting, on 26 February The Security Council. Expressing grave concern at the situation in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and condemning the violence and use of force against civilians. Deploring the gross and systematic violation of human rights, including the repression of peaceful demonstrators, expressing deep.

Gaddafi's regime has been ordered to appear before Africa's highest court to face charges of "massive violations of human rights" for killing peaceful demonstrators in the early days of.

Sign the petition to the effective implementation of the recommendations made in the Report of the Mapping Exercise documenting the most serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law committed within the territory of the Democratic Republic of.

12 September The President of the Human Rights Council, Laura Dupuy Lasserre today appointed three high-level experts as members of the Commission of Inquiry to investigate all alleged violations of international human rights law since March in the Syrian Arab Republic, as mandated by the Human Rights Council.

33, articles and books. Periodicals the African Union and the Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference of the serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law that have been and are being committed in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, also for the safety of foreign nationals and their rights.

The resolution calls on Iran to “eliminate, in law and practice, all forms of discrimination on the basis of thought, conscience, religion or belief, including economic restrictions, the denial of and restrictions on access to education, including for members of the Baha’i faith ” The resolution also urges an end to “other human rights violations against persons belonging to.

The only reference to such parameters can be detected in the resolution’s preamble which mentions the ‘gross and systematic violation of human rights’ that occurred in the context of the Libyan civil war originating through the demonstrations held against the Ghaddafi regime in 21 Situation of Human Rights in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Rep.

of the Human Rights Council on its, Seventeenth Session, U.N. Doc. A/66/53, at 25–27 (J ). The CoI reported to the UNHRC on J “The text sends a strong message that gross violations of basic human rights will not be tolerated, and that those responsible for grave crimes will be held accountable.

“I hope the message is heard, and heeded, by the regime in Libya. I hope it will also bring hope and relief to those still at risk. Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

In particular, it emphasizes the complex relationship between the African Union, the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights. Abu Salim prison (Arabic: سجن أبو سليم ‎) is a maximum security prison in Tripoli, prison was notorious during the rule of Muammar Gaddafi for alleged mistreatment and human rights abuses, including a massacre in in which Human Rights Watch estimated that 1, prisoners were killed.

Inwhen the NTC invited investigators from CNN and other organizations it. The Libyan Revolution, F.B (February 17 th). Protests in Libya began on 15 February, in front of Benghazi's police headquarters following the arrest of a human rights attorney who represented the “relatives of more than 1, prisoners allegedly massacred by security forces in.

Belarus: OSCE report finds “massive and systemic” human rights violations during presidential election and aftermath. The report calls for new elections in line with international standards, the release of all prisoners held for political reasons and the establishment of an independent, international investigation into all allegations of torture and ill-treatment.

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya The Committee considered the initial report of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (CEDAW/C/LIB/1 and Add.1) at its th and th meetings, on 19 and 21 January (see CEDAW/C/SR and ).

African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (African Court) Holds its 25th Ordinary Session A decision on Application No/ - Femi Falana n Union (The Femi Falana case) judgment was delivered on 26th June in favour of The African Union. The Case which was heard at the Court‟s 24th Ordinary session in June was the first public hearing at.

This chapter provides a critical assessment of the International Commission of Inquiry on Libya, established by the United Nations Human Rights Council in February to investigate violations of international law committed in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. The League of Arab States on February 22 denounced the acts of violence being committed against civilians as severe violations of human rights.

The organization reported that the UN Human Rights Council is planning to “consider and adopt the final outcome of the review of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.Libya (/ ˈ l ɪ b i ə / (); Arabic: ليبيا ‎, romanized: Lībiyā), officially the State of Libya (Arabic: دولة ليبيا ‎, romanized: Dawlat Lībiyā), is a country in the Maghreb region in North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad to the south, Niger to the southwest, Algeria to the west, and Tunisia to the.

Courageous work by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch last year, then much later the report from the UN belies this judgment, (as does my forthcoming book Arab Spring, Libyan .

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