The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate in Libya's capital, Tripoli, due to the armed conflict that started in April between the Libyan National Army (LNA) and the Government of National Accord (GNA).
The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said that it is deeply concerned about the increased cases of arbitrary arrests and kidnappings of journalists and activists since the start of the clashes in Tripoli.
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has documented about 40 civilian casualties – 18 deaths and 22 injuries – during the month of September due to conflict and hostilities across the country.
The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) called on the GNA to get a handle on armed groups in the country. The war-torn country has been gripped by violence following the 2011 NATO-backed uprising that toppled longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) met with representatives of the two Libyan towns of Tawergha and Misrata to discuss the removal of mines from Tawergha in order to ensure a safe return of the Tawerghan's back to their town.
A paper published by the UN Human Rights Office and the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) reports that health care in Libya has been extremely impacted due to the ongoing bombing of medical facilities, the targeting of medical personnel, and the denial of patients from getting treatment.
Over 2,500 Libyan and non-Libyan actors participated in a conference held by the Centre For Humanitarian Dialogue in Geneva. The conference was organised in coordination with the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and is considered the first phase of the larger Libyan National Conference.