UN / SERGEWA ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCE

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The UN mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has called for the immediate release of Libyan parliamentarian Siham Sergewa who was “ceased at night from her home in Benghazi six months ago,” according to a UN spokesperson. UNIFEED

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DATELINE: 17 JANUARY 2020, NEW YORK CITY

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1. Wide shot, UNHQ exterior

17 JANUARY 2020, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, spokesperson walking to podium
3. Med shot, journalists
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“The UN mission in Libya, UNSMIL, called for the immediate release of Siham Sergewa, an elected member of the House of Representatives, who was ceased at night from her home in Benghazi six months ago. Since her violent abduction, her fate remains unknown. The UN continues to follow up on the enforced disappearance of Ms. Sergewa and reiterates that the authorities in eastern Libya are responsible for respecting international human rights law and legally obliged to establish the fate and whereabouts of Ms. Sergewa. The UN condemns the abduction and her disappearance. We demand the immediate release for her and for all the victims of forced disappearances, and that all those responsible be held accountable.”
5. Wide shot, press room

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The UN mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has called for the immediate release of Libyan parliamentarian Siham Sergewa who was “ceased at night from her home in Benghazi six months ago,” according to a UN spokesperson.

Speaking to reporters in New York today (17 Jan), UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said the fate of Ms. Segewa, an elected member of the House of Representatives, remained “unknown” since her “violent abduction.” He said the UN continues to follow up on her “enforced disappearance” and reiterates that the authorities in eastern Libya “are responsible for respecting international human rights law and legally obliged to establish the fate and whereabouts of Ms. Sergewa.”

Dujarric added, “The UN condemns the abduction and her disappearance. We demand the immediate release for her and for all the victims of forced disappearances, and that all those responsible be held accountable.”
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