“The United Nations Human Rights Office was dismayed by the discovery of mass graves in Tarhuna and the surrounding area,” Liz Thrusel, a spokesperson for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, told Anatolia, on Tuesday.
Thrusel renewed the call for a “prompt, thorough, effective, transparent and independent” investigation to uncover human rights violations in Libya.
The spokesperson said that the UN Human Rights Council decided on June 22 to establish a human rights fact-finding mission to investigate violations in Libya.
She noted that the United Nations Human Rights Office is still monitoring and reporting on human rights violations in Libya.
The Libyan army found 106 bodies in Tarhuna Hospital after it was cleared of the Haftar militia on June 5, before returning and found 3 mass graves in the city’s countryside on the 12th of the same month.
On the 17th of this month, the Libyan army announced that it was awaiting an international investigation that would reveal to the world the “heinous genocide crimes” committed by the Haftar militia in Tarhuna; Where mass graves were found.
And Thursday, the International Criminal Court said that its investigations in Libya would include mass graves in Tarhuna.
And recently, the Libyan army achieved victories, most notably the liberation of all the administrative borders of Tripoli, Tarhuna, and the entire cities of the West Coast, Al-Wattia Air Force Base, and towns in the western mountain.