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Ministry of Interior (Libya)


General People's Committee of Public Security(1977–2011). Jurisdiction, Government of Libya. Minister responsible. Ashour Suleiman Shuwail, Interior Minister. Website, moi.gov.ly. The Mini...

Libyan Army - GlobalSecurity.org


Jun 16, 2014 ... Libya's police and military rely on the brigades to help with security of the country. ... such as the Libyan Shield, the Supreme Security Committee and other groups. ... is too weak to control its borders and militias provide what security there is. ... The United States will provide general-purpose-force military ...

What's really holding Libya back - Nato


But the real dilemma Libya faces is that its citizens' expectations are misplaced. ... But this will anger the country's hundreds of autonomous militias, who do not take ... In 2011, the prime minister created the Supreme Security Committee (SSC) from ... repeatedly announcing his intention to disband the country's armed for...

Militias and the Quest for Libyan Unity | Human Rights Watch


Oct 27, 2015 ... In a surprising turn of events, a document circulating on Libyan social media ... tribal or regional—lines that will answer to the unity government. ... as the Supreme Security Committee), and the army (such as the Libya Shield Forces). ... mechanism to disband the militias and absorb some of their fighters into .....

Libya: The Dictatorship of the Militias | Informed Comment


Jan 10, 2014 ... Security in Libya still remains an ephemeral prospect. ... But their efforts to corral militias, through the integration of units like the Supreme Security Committees ( SSC's) and the Libya Shield force under full police and army .... The militia integration takes time and will require constant monitoring and pressur...

Power Corrupts: How Security Services Undermine Human Rights in ...


Dec 20, 2012 ... Members of the Supreme Security Committee take part in a military ... they were staying in out of anger at a two-day delay in their return to Libya. ... The organization gave a vague answer, suggesting that such a mechanism did not exist. ... announced the disbanding of all illegal militias, which seems like a ...

Libya - Centre for Security Governance


Egypt and Tunisia, Security Sector Reform in North Africa: Why It's Not ... refused to disband, but many of its members attended the first meeting of the Supreme ... Finally, the GNA also must demonstrate that it can provide public services in Tripoli ..... Defense (a “defense ministry”) and the Permanent Security Committee (a “ ...

Perceptions of Security in Libya - United States Institute of Peace


rent security providers and identifies their vectors of local, ... fragmentation of these sectors will threaten not just Libya's political transition but also the ... Several groups, such as the Supreme Security Committee (SSC), played key roles in ... the Iraqi Army was disbanded in 2003, internal and international actors advocate...

peacew rks - United States Institute of Peace


Any policing solution for Libya, whether national or local, will need to take the varying perceptions ... legitimizing them as Supreme Security Committees (SSCs) .

Libyans lament their missing army - Al Jazeera English


Oct 1, 2012 ... For the many Libyans frustrated by the security vacuum, their ... Graffiti in Benghazi warns Libyans of the dangers weapons can be in the hands of .... existing state security forces: the Libya Supreme Security Committee (SSC), ... east Libyan tribal leaders to disband the SSC several sources told Al Jazeera.

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Two years after Libya's revolution, government struggles to control ...


Sep 6, 2013 ... Tripoli, Libya — Mohamed Hossain Akari was at home with his parents ... center of justice: the Supreme Security Committees (SSC), a private militia ... He added that he had disbanded some smaller militias under the SSC ... or longer; many here said the situation is so chaotic that it will never happen at all.

Building Libya's Security Sector - Carnegie Endowment for ...


Aug 6, 2013 ... The path it chooses will to a large extent determine whether its political ... the Supreme Security Committees (SSC) and the Libya Shield (which ...

Report Libya: Militias, Tribes and Islamists - LandInfo


Dec 19, 2014 ... analysed with utmost care, this document does not claim to be exhaustive, neither is .... The Supreme Security Committee (SSC) . ..... militias of the west have their own narrative to justify their legitimacy, they suffered .... Programs set to Disarm, Disband and Rehabilitate militias – also known as DDR – have.