Resolution 1970 (Libya) S/RES/1970

26 February 2011

On 26 February 2011 the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1970 on the situation in Libya. Resolution 1970 condemns the widespread and systematic attacks taking place against the civilian population in Libya that may amount to crimes against humanity and demands an immediate end to the violence. The resolution also refers the situation in Libya to the International Criminal Court and imposes sanctions that include an arms embargo, travel ban and asset freezes.

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