[JURIST] Recent violence between Libyan political factions has been alarming and unprecedented in its gravity, according to a statement [text] released Wednesday by the outgoing Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) [official website]. Representative Tarek Mitri cited areas of grave concern within the country, including armed battles, air strikes, and mass movements of citizens to escape the violence. Approximately 150,000 Libyan citizens have sought refuge in other countries, while 100,000 remain displaced. Mitri…
UN rights expert concerned over unprecedented Libya fighting
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