'Violence, atrocities and impunity' reign throughout Libya, ICC prosecutor tells UN Security Council
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India, Nov. 7 -- New York/IBNS: Libya remains entangled in a "cycle of violence, atrocities and impunity", International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda told the UN Security Council on Wednesday, nearly a decade since the Court began its work in the country.
"There has been an escalation of violence", she stated, citing reports indicating a "high number of civilian deaths, thousands of persons internally displaced, and a sharp increase in abductions, disappearances and arbitrary arrests across Libya".
The Prosecutor underscored that without the "unequivocal support" of the Council and international community to end the Libyan conflict, the country risks being "embroiled in persistent and protracted conflict and continued ...
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