Possible war crimes being committed in Libya

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Displaced people in eastern Libya outside the town of Ajdabiya

Grave abuses of human rights and international humanitarian law, some of which may amount to war crimes, are occurring in Libya.

That's what Ravina Shamdasani, the Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, told UN Radio on Tuesday.

A new report by the UN human rights office says that fighting between the various armed groups has resulted in hundreds of civilian deaths.

Speaking to Jocelyne Sambira, Ms Shamdasani described the situation on the ground in Libya as "dire".

Duration: 3'24''

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