warriors in Libya want to return home


In Chad, on the border with Libya, many warriors, some of whom work in the Libyan militias, have been fighting for a few months to return home. The origin of this desire to return, the death of former President Idriss Deby, but especially the junta’s powerful call to all armed movements for national reconciliation.

as reported from Ndjamena, Madjiasra Nako

They are located in Misrata, Benghazi, Trablouss or Sebha in Libyan territory and act as an aide in the ranks of Marshal Haftar or in the government of Tripoli recognized by the international community. In recent months, thousands of them have wanted to return home, but are facing uncertainties: how do you return without being arrested? What does the Transitional Military Council offer each fighter for his reintegration?

The first person to speak to Ndjamena after Idriss Déby’s death did not receive a positive response. But since the establishment of the chairman’s committee by former President Goukouni Weddeye who were given the task of discussing with the political-military in the perspective of national reconciliation, they began to hope for a safe return home even though it is out of the question for the authorities to cross the border with their armed forces.

“Those who have nothing to be ashamed of will be able to return without worry,” assures a source close to the presidency. From good sources, within the rebel movements to which these fighters are attached, we try to limit the slopes of return by dealing with the carrot and the stick. The surveillance was accentuated around these warriors specifying the same source.


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