Libya Tribune

Amnesty International Accuses EU of Being...

Rights group Amnesty International says European nations are taking steps to prevent refugees and migrants from crossing the Mediterranean Sea from Libya, trapping them in a system that exposes them to torture and abuse.

Q&A with Dr Alaa Murabit on pushing the...

By Gregory Scruggs When Libyan-Canadian medical doctor and peace builder Dr. Alaa Murabit, newly appointed as Sustainable Development Advocate by the United Nations secretary-general, took a seat in front of her nameplate at a U.N. event, she...

The sex trafficking trail from Nigeria to...

By Arwa Damon, Brent Swails and Brice Laine  For three years, she was forced to work as a prostitute on the streets of Moscow, repaying a $45,000 debt to the trafficker who brought her from Nigeria.

Most people in the Middle East are living on...

By Beverley Milton-Edwards Let me briefly outline four scenarios that are likely to characterize a post-ISIS Middle East and define it as Living on the Edge. These four scenarios are headlined under the following:

Salame meets intellectuals and journalists...

The United Nations Envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, met in Tripoli, on Wednesday, Libyan intellectuals and journalists to talk about the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) action plan to achieve the stability in Libya.

Fighting Forces in Libya: December 2017 vs...

The Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham is rebuilding its military power and establishing a safe haven in central Libya as Libyan factions focus on securing their political interests on the populated coast.

Libya says pushing to be removed from Trump...

Libya’s internationally recognized government has appealed to the United States to drop or ease a travel ban imposed on its citizens by U.S. President Donald Trump, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

​ How America Bears Responsibility for...

By Phyllis Bennis The story of slavery in Africa, like slavery in so many other parts of the world, is a painful chronicle whose origins go back centuries. It’s not a new phenomenon. But the issue got a rush of new attention recently, when...

Freeze Assets to Halt the War in Libya

By Nedal M. Swehli In yet another attempt to resolve Libya’s war, on September 20, the United Nations presented a new Action Plan for Libya, supposedly to form a legitimate, functioning, and unified government.

Libya: New Wave of Attacks Against Sufi Sites

Killings, Destruction Amid Impunity Sufi religious sites are under assault in Libya, with two mosques in Tripoli heavily damaged by unidentified forces over the past two months, Human Rights Watch said today.

After IS, Libya yearns for normality

By Amira Fathalla One year on from a military campaign that successfully expelled so-called Islamic State (IS) from its Libyan stronghold of Sirte, residents have complained of the scale of destruction that remains.

After reports of abuse, Libya says West...

By Missy Ryan Libya, facing increasing pressure over the mistreatment of migrants seeking a path to Europe, will work to crack down on human smugglers, but European nations must do more to address illegal migration, the head of Libya’s...