19 November 2013 – The United Nations human rights office today expressed deep concern about violent incidents in the Libyan capital of Tripoli which have left more than 40 people dead and hundreds others injured, and urged authorities to bring those responsible to justice.
16 November 2013 – The United Nations mission in Libya strongly condemned the violence which took place in the capital, Tripoli, on Friday that led to the loss of civilian lives and called for maximum restraint and an end to bloodshed in the country.
14 November 2013 – The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) today cited the need for Libya to devise a comprehensive strategy to address serious crimes committed in the country and for the international community to help close the impunity gap in the North African nation.
13 November 2013 – The United Nations Human Rights Council has achieved significant progress in the past year, implementing an increasing number of mandates despite inadequate financial resources, the body’s President told the General Assembly today.
31 October 2013 – Senior officials from the top United Nations judicial body – the International Court of Justice (ICJ) – and from the International Criminal Court, briefed the UN General Assembly today, highlighting the work of the courts over the past year tackling their respective cases.
25 October 2013 – After years of remarkable but largely unheralded success at ridding the world of mustard gas and deadly nerve agents like sarin and VX, inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have now been thrown into entirely new territory – working amid Syria’s bloody civil war and in the glare of the media following a surprise Nobel Peace Prize win two weeks ago.