Since 2014, Reporters Without Borders has reported that there has been a ‘climate of complete impunity for crimes of violence and abuses against professional and non-professional journalists’, with two journalists killed to date in 2016 alone. The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has documented similar patterns of attacks against human rights defenders in Libya in 2014 and 2015, including assassinations, attempted murders, abductions, threats, and unlawful raids on offices. According to their findings, in the two years from the beginning of 2014, 13 human rights defenders were killed, 36 arrested or abducted, and many others otherwise harassed, threatened or physically insulted.