UN Security Council Extends Travel Exemption for Safia Farkash, Aisha and Mohamed Gaddafi - Al Marsad

The UN Security Council decided to extend travel exemption to Safia Farkash, the widow of the late leader Muammar Gaddafi, and her children, Mohamed and Aisha Gaddafi, effective from 1 December 1 to 31 May 2022.

The UN Security Council statement, which was published on its official website, stated: “On 3 December 2021, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya decided to grant a humanitarian travel exemption, pursuant to paragraph 16(a) of resolution 1970 (2011), effective from 1 December 2021 through 31 May 2022,” to the following three individuals: Safia Farkash Al-Barassi, Aisha Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar Gaddafi, and Mohamed Muammar Gaddafi.”

The statement added: “Accordingly, these three individuals may undertake unlimited travel for humanitarian purposes during the above-mentioned time frame. Under the humanitarian travel exemption granted, travel information shall be provided by the aforementioned individuals for information purposes of the Committee prior to and within one month after travel, as per the Provisional Guidelines of the Committee and the Committee’s Implementation Assistance Notice (IAN) #4”.

And the Security Council continued in its statement: “The Committee could consider extending or renewing the exemption, should circumstances warrant”.

“Any State(s) allowing any of the three individuals to travel into or through their territories shall be required to notify the Committee within 48 hours after arrival or passage within their territory.  The notification should be in writing, indicating date of entry and expected duration of stay