UN / LIBYA MASS GRAVES

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“The UN Mission in Libya expressed horror at the reports of at least eight mass graves in past days,” a UN spokesperson said today in New York, calling on authorities to “conduct prompt, effective and transparent investigations.” UNIFEED
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STORY: UN / LIBYA MASS GRAVES
TRT: 1:27
SOURCE: UNIFEED
RESTRICTIONS: NONE
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH /NATS

DATELINE: 12 JUNE 2020, NEW YORK CITY
SHOTLIST
FILE

1. Exterior shot, UN Headquarters

12 JUNE 2020, NEW YORK CITY

2. SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General:
“The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs tells us that nearly 24,000 people have fled their homes in the last week following increased insecurity in southern Tripoli, Tarhuna and Sirte. Most people have fled to eastern Libya. Most of the newly displaced are sheltering with relatives, friends and other host families. We once again, urges all parties to the conflict to respect the rule of law, for civilians to be protected, and for all efforts to be made to deescalate tensions”.

FILE

3. Exterior shot, UN Headquarters

12 JUNE 2020, NEW YORK CITY

4. SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General:
“Yesterday, the UN Mission in Libya expressed horror at the reports of at least eight mass graves in past days, the majority of them in Tarhuna. International law requires that the authorities conduct prompt, effective and transparent investigations into all alleged cases of unlawful deaths, the Mission said.”

FILE

5. Close up, UN flag

12 JUNE 2020, NEW YORK CITY

6. SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General:
“The mission in Libiya welcomes the decision by the Justice Minister to establish a committee to look into these mass graves and we, the misson call on members to promptly undertake the work aimed at securing the mass graves, identify the victims, establish the cause of death and return the bodies to next of kin.”

FILE

7, Med shot, UN Flag
STORYLINE
“The UN Mission in Libya expressed horror at the reports of at least eight mass graves in past days,” a UN spokesperson said today in New York, calling on authorities to “conduct prompt, effective and transparent investigations.”

Briefing reporters via videolink, the spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric said that “yesterday (10 Jun), the UN Mission in Libya expressed horror at the reports of at least eight mass graves in past days, the majority of them in Tarhuna. International law requires that the authorities conduct prompt, effective and transparent investigations into all alleged cases of unlawful deaths.”

24,000 people have fled their homes in the last week following increased insecurity in southern Tripoli, Tarhuna and Sirte, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Most people have fled to eastern Libya and are sheltering with relatives, friends and other host families.

“We once again, urges all parties to the conflict to respect the rule of law, for civilians to be protected, and for all efforts to be made to deescalate tensions,” said Dujarric.

He said “the mission in Libiya welcomes the decision by the Justice Minister to establish a committee to look into these mass graves and we, the mission call on members to promptly undertake the work aimed at securing the mass graves, identify the victims, establish the cause of death and return the bodies to next of kin.”
STORY: UN / LIBYA MASS GRAVES
TRT: 1:27
SOURCE: UNIFEED
RESTRICTIONS: NONE
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH /NATS

DATELINE: 12 JUNE 2020, NEW YORK CITY

SHOTLIST:

FILE

1. Exterior shot, UN Headquarters

12 JUNE 2020, NEW YORK CITY

2. SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General:
“The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs tells us that nearly 24,000 people have fled their homes in the last week following increased insecurity in southern Tripoli, Tarhuna and Sirte. Most people have fled to eastern Libya. Most of the newly displaced are sheltering with relatives, friends and other host families. We once again, urges all parties to the conflict to respect the rule of law, for civilians to be protected, and for all efforts to be made to deescalate tensions”.

FILE

3. Exterior shot, UN Headquarters

12 JUNE 2020, NEW YORK CITY

4. SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General:
“Yesterday, the UN Mission in Libya expressed horror at the reports of at least eight mass graves in past days, the majority of them in Tarhuna. International law requires that the authorities conduct prompt, effective and transparent investigations into all alleged cases of unlawful deaths, the Mission said.”

FILE

5. Close up, UN flag

12 JUNE 2020, NEW YORK CITY

6. SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General:
“The mission in Libiya welcomes the decision by the Justice Minister to establish a committee to look into these mass graves and we, the misson call on members to promptly undertake the work aimed at securing the mass graves, identify the victims, establish the cause of death and return the bodies to next of kin.”

FILE

7, Med shot, UN Flag


STORYLINE:

“The UN Mission in Libya expressed horror at the reports of at least eight mass graves in past days,” a UN spokesperson said today in New York, calling on authorities to “conduct prompt, effective and transparent investigations.”

Briefing reporters via videolink, the spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric said that “yesterday (10 Jun), the UN Mission in Libya expressed horror at the reports of at least eight mass graves in past days, the majority of them in Tarhuna. International law requires that the authorities conduct prompt, effective and transparent investigations into all alleged cases of unlawful deaths.”

24,000 people have fled their homes in the last week following increased insecurity in southern Tripoli, Tarhuna and Sirte, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Most people have fled to eastern Libya and are sheltering with relatives, friends and other host families.

“We once again, urges all parties to the conflict to respect the rule of law, for civilians to be protected, and for all efforts to be made to deescalate tensions,” said Dujarric.

He said “the mission in Libiya welcomes the decision by the Justice Minister to establish a committee to look into these mass graves and we, the mission call on members to promptly undertake the work aimed at securing the mass graves, identify the victims, establish the cause of death and return the bodies to next of kin.”
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