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HRC48 – ORAL STATEMENT Item 10: Interactive Dialogue with the Fact-Finding Mission on Libya

Index Number: IOR 40/5160/2021

Human rights violations and abuses by militias, armed groups and security forces continued unabated in Libya in 2021 in a climate of impunity. Amnesty International documented widespread arbitrary detention, enforced disappearances, and other unlawful deprivation of liberty, torture and other ill-treatment, rape and sexual and gender-based violence, unlawful killings, grossly unfair trials, including military trials for civilians. Just this week, Libyan security forces and militias arbitrarily arrested thousands of migrants and refugees and detained them in inhumane conditions, where many were subjected to torture including sexual violence.

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