House of Lords
Lord Howell of Guildford (Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Conservative)
Libya has made important progress in the last year. On
However, there is undoubtedly much still to be done. It is important that the new Libya upholds its commitments to human rights and the rule of law, and addresses concerns we have about reports regarding the treatment of detainees in custody. It is also important that the Libyan Government restore security to the streets and militias are properly reintegrated into society, and make further progress with restarting the economy and building government institutions.