Daily Archives: October 13, 2011

Libya’s NTC detaining and torturing thousands without charges

In investigations of the NATO-backed National Transitional Council (NTC) in Libya, Amnesty International has found the group is holding more than 2,500 detainees in makeshift prisons without charges in the wake of their conquest of much of western Libya. To … Continue reading

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The destruction of Sirte

Weeks of bombardment followed by street fighting have killed an unknown number of civilians. That has led to fears that reconciliation between Libyans after the war may prove to be very difficult. “They are families inside fighting for their houses … Continue reading

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NATO/Rebels trying to ‘pummel pro-gaddafi fighters into submission’

No talk of the ‘Responsiblity to Protect (R2P)’ the people of Sirte…

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The Rebellious Media Conference, London, October 8-9 – A Reflection.

As the conference opened, the Libyan town of Sirte was experiencing its 30th successive day of full scale bombardment and siege from NATO and their Libyan allies, leaving the population “dying from lack of water, medicine and electricity”, according to … Continue reading

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Humanitarian crisis in Sirte critical

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