UN says all sides in Libya may be committing war crimes

All sides in Libya’s conflict are committing breaches of international law that may amount to war crimes, including abductions, torture and the killing of civilians, the United Nations said on Monday. Islamic State forces have gained and consolidated control over swathes of territory, “committing gross abuses including public summary

executions of individuals based on their religion or political allegiance,” said the joint report by the UN human rights office and UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL). Libyan armed groups pledging allegiance to the group control areas of central Libya including Sirte, Harawa and Nofliya, and have claimed responsibility for a number of attacks, including on oil fields, checkpoints and petrol stations, it said.

via ynetnews.com

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