United Nations alarmed at summary executions in Libya

United Nations alarmed at summary executions in Libya

The United Nations Libya mission said it was alarmed by reports of "brutal and outrageous summary executions" in the eastern city of Benghazi on Wednesday, after pictures emerged appearing to show at least nine people being shot dead at the site of a twin auto bombing.

The UN demand on Wednesday came after images surfaced online showing al-Werfalli carrying out field executions of 10 people at the site of a terrorist attack in Benghazi on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

Mahmoud Al-Werfalli is wanted by the ICC for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

"Those responsible for committing or ordering summary executions are criminally liable under global law", it added.

The pictures, which quickly went viral on social media, show nine bound and blindfolded men kneeling in a line while a gunman makes his way from one to the next, appearing to shoot them.

"UNSMIL is alarmed by reports of brutal and outrageous summary executions in Benghazi".

Al-Werfalli is from an elite unit attached to Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA), which controls Benghazi and battled Islamists and other opponents in the city until late previous year.

Condemning the double bombing in the Libyan city of Benghazi, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres underscored that there can be no military solution to the crisis plaguing the country.

The LNA refused to hand over their man saying they launched an investigation and that Werfalli had been suspended.

It further claimed to have evidence that the commander had carried out five similar executions in 2017.

Kamailoudini Tagba Independent Journalist, Freelance Interpreter and Toastmasters International Competent Communicator (CC), speech writer, based in Togo, West Africa Attended Central China Normal University (China), MA in Linguistics and Communication.



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