UN rights chief says all Libyan sides have committed abuses

The UN human rights chief said all parties in Libya have committed numerous grave human rights abuses ranging from deadly attacks on civilians to executions, abductions and torture. Zeid Raad al-Hussein said in a report to the UN General Assembly circulated Tuesday that Libya is facing the worst political crisis and

escalation of violence since longtime dictator Moammar Gaddafi was overthrown in 2011 which has had a devastating effect on human rights. Zeid said throughout 2014 the UN mission in Libya and his office received reports of targeted assassinations, car bombings and beheadings, with human rights defenders, civil society activists and media professionals as well as members of the judiciary and law enforcement among the victims.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4625283,00.html

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