By Jamal Adel.
Khartoum, 2 May 2016:
A Libyan human rights organisation has bemoaned continuing discrimination against minorities and called for the Constitution . . .[restrict]Drafting Assembly to include a provision making such discrimination a criminal offence .
It is latest annual report, the Aman Organisation Against Discrimination has condemned continued persecution of Tawerghans and warned that free speech is still imperilled throughout the country. It also notes that throughout 2015 there was no improvement in the bias against women.
The AOAD (“Aman” means “Safety”) has called for the interior ministry to take over all air and land border immigration points and all checkpoints. It should then ensure that everyone is treated equally.
The group, based in Murzuk in the south-west of the country said that it will continue to record human rights violations and pursue the cause of ethnic equality.
One of AOAD’s leader is Khalid Wahli, a Tebu member of the Constitution Drafting Committee. The chairman Abdulkareem Suleiman, also a Tebu, is a Kufra civil rights activist. [/restrict]