Libya Tribune

Refugee child abuse rampant in Libya

Thousands of refugee children are being abused, exploited and arbitrarily detained in Libya, UNICEF reports. Refugee children and women are routinely suffering sexual violence, exploitation, abuse and detention along the Central Mediterranean...

Yes, Libya needs an international action...

By Federica Saini Fasanotti Earlier this week, two men in a black Toyota Cruiser attacked a motorcade carrying Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj, the head of the State Council Abdulrahman Sewehli, and the head of the Presidential Guard Najmi...

Libya’s logical conclusion?

Dr. Theodore Karasik Last week’s Libya talks in Cairo may have cemented the beleaguered country’s future. UN-installed Government of National Accord (GNA) Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj, from Tripoli, failed to meet with Libyan Field...

LIBYA in AI Annual Report 2016/2017

Rival government forces and other armed groups and militias committed serious violations of international law and abuses of human rights with impunity.

Rationality and decision making in government

BY Abdul R Tresh Rationality, in the context discussed here, refers to the quality of logic or reasoning, and it reflects what one considers meriting their attention in justifying decisions and actions.

As Haftar Moves Closer To Russia, Will Libya...

By Zainab Calcuttawala Libya’s returning oil wealth could bring back cheap fuel, food and foreign goods in a subsidy-based system in the most optimistic scenario. But as oil prices and production rise, the future of new political...

Is He Realy the Only Solution for Libya?

By Richard Galustian It was an image that told Libya’s story in a nutshell. Last week Fayez al Sarraj, designated leader of the country’s proposed unity government, sat alone in a Cairo hotel room waiting for a phone call to meet with his...

Amnesty International: Haftar responsible...

The annual report of Amnesty International has said that the “Libyan National Army” which it described also as armed groups led by Khalifa Haftar and contain Gaddafi brigades’ fighters and tribal forces, bombed the civilian area of...

Libya: America And Russia Choose A Side

The UN sponsored unity government known as the GNA (Government of National Accord) has been in Tripoli since early 2016 but has been unable to placate or unite the many factions that have been keeping the country in chaos since 2012.

The beginning of Basic Rights Erosion

 By Jamie Prentis Regional military governor insists order was given to stop people joining terrorist groups in other countries. An order preventing men and women ages 18-45 in eastern Libya from travelling abroad without first obtaining...

Tamazight declared official language in...

The Libyan Amazigh High Council (LAHC) has declared the Amazigh (Berber or Tamazight) language as an official language in the cities and districts inhabited by the Amazigh in Libya.

Libya After ISIS

By Frederic Wehrey and Wolfram Lacher The new U.S. administration needs to send strong signals to forces on all sides of the Libya conflict, as well as their foreign patrons, and make clear that a political settlement presents the only viable...

Haftar’s Allies and Supporters are...

An Arab diplomatic source told “Libyaprospect” that Cairo and Abu-Dhabi are becoming not happy from the commander of the army of the House of Representatives (HoR), General Khalifa Haftar, after supporting him since he started his war in...

North Africa, Europe’s Last Resort on...

By Tasnim Abderrahim To address the Mediterranean migrant crisis, the EU is seeking closer partnerships with North African states.Since the controversial deal between Turkey and the European Union (EU) in March 2016 has largely succeeded in...

I Was a Muslim in Trump’s White House

By Rumana Ahmed When President Obama left, I stayed on at the National Security Council in order to serve my country. I lasted eight days. In 2011, I was hired, straight out of college, to work at the White House and eventually the National...