EU concerned about disappearance of Libyan Member of Parliament

July 19, 2019
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The Delegation of the European Union in Libya posted a statement on its Facebook page where it expressed its concern about the reported disappearance of Ms Siham Sergewa and condemned the attack on an elected representative of the Libyan people.

“The Delegation calls upon relevant security institutions to urgently clarify MP Sergewa’s status and whereabouts and urges her immediate release and an immediate investigation into yesterday’s attack”, said the statement.

“Recalling recent similar incidents, the Delegation reminds that enforced disappearances, unlawful arrest and abduction based on political views or affiliations constitute a serious blow to the rule of law and blatant violations of international humanitarian and human rights law”, it concluded.


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