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Three months after the kidnapping of MP Sergewa, UNSMIL calls for her immediate releases and all victims of enforced disappearance in Libya

The Mission reiterates that relevant authorities in eastern Libya have the legal responsibility to establish the fate and whereabouts of Ms. Sergewa

Three months ago, Siham Sergewa, an elected member of the House of Representatives, was seized at night from her home in Benghazi. Since her violent abduction by armed men, Ms. Sergewa’s fate remains unknown. UNSMIL continues to follow up on the enforced disappearance of Ms. Sergewa and similar cases throughout…

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Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) Joint News Release: FAO & WFP mark World Food Day In Libya

FAO highlighted its partnership with WFP and other agencies as well as their collaboration with the Libyan Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Marine Resources, the Water Authority, and universities

The Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) are marking World Food Day with initiatives to strengthen and support Libya’s efforts to realise the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger by 2030. “Both WFP and FAO are working with communities and the Libyan government…

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Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya El Hillo condemns increasing attacks on civilians, calls for the respect of international humanitarian law and protection of civilians

Newly arrived El Hillo is reminded of the hundreds of thousands of civilians affected by the armed conflict

The Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General, UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, Yacoub El Hillo, strongly condemns all attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure in Libya. Newly arrived El Hillo is reminded of the hundreds of thousands of civilians affected by the armed conflict. The…

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The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) appalled by an airstrike targeting the Equestrian Club in Tripoli’s Janzour, reportedly injuring a number of children

UNSMIL condemns in the strongest possible terms this horrific attack

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is appalled by an airstrike conducted by General Haftar’s forces, targeting the Equestrian Club in Tripoli’s Janzour neighbourhood. The airstrike, which took place today in the afternoon, reportedly injured a number of innocent children and caused damage to the Club’s facilities. UNSMIL…

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United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) deplores the ever-increasing attacks on Airports available for use by civilians in Western Libya

These attacks have endangered the lives of thousands of civilian travelers, including UN staff and humanitarian workers

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) deplores the ever-increasing and systemic attacks on airports in western Libya, including Zuwara and Mitiga. These attacks have endangered the lives of thousands of civilian travelers, including UN staff and humanitarian workers. Mitiga airport is the only functioning airport in the greater Tripoli…

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SRSG Ghassan Salame strongly condemns Attacks against health facilities and workers

Two precision airstrikes targeted yesterday a field hospital in Aziziya neighbourhood reportedly injuring at least four medical staff

Since the beginning of the offensive on Tripoli in early April, more than 37 attacks have been registered against health workers and facilities, including hospitals, field hospitals and civilian and military ambulances. These deplorable attacks which impacted at least 19 ambulances and 19 hospitals, have resulted in 11 deaths, and…

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United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Statement on the Implementation of a Humanitarian Truce on Eid al-Adha

Despite the notable reduction in violence during the period of the truce, violations were reported to the mission

Following the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) call upon the parties on 8 August to express their commitment to a humanitarian truce on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, the mission welcomes the positive response by the parties and the palpable reduction of violence in the Tripoli area. On…

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United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Statement on Agreement to Humanitarian Truce on the Occasion of Eid

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) welcomes the agreement by concerned parties to the principle of humanitarian truce on the occasion of Eid al-Adha and calls for its terms to be respected to the letter to uphold the sanctity of Eid and ensure the interest of Libyans. UNSMIL…

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UNSMIL Statement on the Continued Enforced Disappearance of House of Representative Member Siham Sergawa

The Mission is highly concerned about the safety and security of Ms. Sergewa

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is deeply concerned at the continued enforced disappearance of House of Representatives lawmaker Siham Sergawa.  Ms. Sergawa was brutally abducted from her home in Benghazi on 17 July by a unit of gunmen who injured her relative and husband during the abduction. …

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United Nations Support Mission Statement on Airstrikes and Communal Violence in Murzuq

United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) extends its deep condolences to the families of the victims from all the communities of Murzuq and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is extremely concerned by reports on the continuation of acts of violence in Murzuq, including of a number of airstrikes last night which resulted in many deaths and injuries amongst civilians. UNSMIL also expresses grave concern over the ongoing communal violence in…