Posts Tagged ‘Tawergha’

Amnesty International dismayed by armed attack on Tawergha IDPs’ camp in Tripoli

  • 11 August 2018 - 14:03
Amnesty International dismayed by armed attack on Tawergha IDPs’ camp in Tripoli

Amnesty International said Friday a militia group belonging to the Ghnewa brigade attacked the Tariq Al-Mattar IDP camp in Tripoli, home to over 500 families who were displaced from the town of Tawergha in 2011. “The attack appears to be in retaliation to a violent altercation which took place...

Tawergha IDPs forced out of Tripoli camp, UNSMIL condemns

  • 11 August 2018 - 12:09
Tawergha IDPs forced out of Tripoli camp, UNSMIL condemns

UN Support Mission in Libya on Friday condemned eviction of internally displaced people (IDP) of Tawergha from the capital Tripoli by gunmen. "The UN in Libya strongly condemns the forced eviction of displaced Tawerghan families from Tariq al-Matar Camp early this morning, leaving them homeless...

Arab European Center for Human Rights and International Law hails Misurata-Tawergha reconciliation

  • 5 June 2018 - 00:20
Arab European Center for Human Rights and International Law hails Misurata-Tawergha reconciliation

The Secretary-General of the Arab European Center for Human Rights and International Law (AECHRIL), Dr. Ramadan Benzeer has told Libyan Express that they were happy to see the cities of Tawergha and Misurata reconcile and bring an end to their dispute that lasted seven years. "We were glad to...

Historic reconciliation in Libya ends seven years’ vendetta between Misurata and Tawergha

  • 4 June 2018 - 02:21
Historic reconciliation in Libya ends seven years’ vendetta between Misurata and Tawergha

The Libyan cities of Misurata and Tawergha have signed a historic reconciliation charter that will oversee the return of the stranded Tawerghan IDPs return to their city after over seven years of displacement.  Misurata hosted on Sunday the singing of the charter of reconciliation in the...

UN calls for return of Tawergha population to their city safely

  • 28 February 2018 - 20:22
UN calls for return of Tawergha population to their city safely

The United Nations and its partners in Libya have called for the voluntary, safe and dignified return of the population displaced from the northern town of Tawergha without a delay, expressing deep concern about the situation faced by these people living in makeshift-tented settlements in...

UN urges for urgent protection of desert-stranded Tawergha IDPs in Libya

  • 27 February 2018 - 16:38
UN urges for urgent protection of desert-stranded Tawergha IDPs in Libya

The UN Humanitarian organisations and partners in Libya are deeply concerned about the situation faced by Tawergha men, women and children who are unable to return home and currently living in makeshift-tented settlements with precarious conditions in Qararat al-Qataf and Hwara. “Hundreds of...

UNHCR voices deep concern of Tawergha IDPs conditions

  • 25 February 2018 - 15:53
UNHCR voices deep concern of Tawergha IDPs conditions

UNHCR is concerned at the plight of several hundred Libyan families prevented by armed groups from returning to their homes in the city of Tawergha and now stranded in difficult conditions. The Tawergha community been displaced since 2011, when the 40,000 inhabitants of the city were forced...

World Food Programme provides Libyan Tawergha IDPs with food assistance

  • 22 February 2018 - 21:36
World Food Programme provides Libyan Tawergha IDPs with food assistance

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided vital food assistance to nearly 3,000 displaced people stranded in the harsh Libyan desert as they struggle to return to their hometown of Tawergha, in Western Libya. Many Tawarghan families, displaced by internal conflict since 2011,...

Libya Presidential Council condemns attack on IDPs makeshift camp

  • 5 February 2018 - 15:50
Libya Presidential Council condemns attack on IDPs makeshift camp

The Libyan Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA) has condemned in a statement the attack by Misurata armed groups on the Tawergha IDPs makeshift camp in Qararat Al-Gatif near Bani Walid town on Sunday. The Presidential Council said that the reckless acts of the armed...

Al-Ghusri: All Libyan displaced communities must return at the same time

  • 4 February 2018 - 21:30
Al-Ghusri: All Libyan displaced communities must return at the same time

The spokesman of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation Mohamed Al-Ghusri told Libyan Express Sunday that Libyan displaced communities' return must all come in one package, commenting on the return of Tawergha IDPs.   Al-Ghusri explained that Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous personnel are securing...