UK sanctions Libyan al-Kaniyat militia and its leaders Minister’s statement

first_imgUK sanctions Libyan al-Kaniyat militia and its leaders Minister’s statement James Cleverly, Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, said:These new sanctions send a clear message that those responsible for serious human rights violations or breaches of international humanitarian law in Libya will face consequences.The al-Kaniyat militia and its leaders, Mohamed al-Kani and Abdurahem al-Kani, oversaw a reign of terror in Tarhuna, Libya, which included enforced disappearances, torture, and the killing of civilians. The persistent climate of impunity in Libya must be addressed and justice provided for the victims.Notes:Libya is subject to sanctions under the UK Libya sanctions regime. The UK Libya sanctions regime gives effect to the UK’s obligations under United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs) including UNSCR 1970 (2011):Financial sanctionsFull list of UK Libya sanctions /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Africa, climate, Government, Human Rights, Humanitarian, justice, Killing, Libya, Middle East, Minister, sanctions, security, Security Council, Torture, UK, UK Government, United Nationslast_img

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