Tag Archives: Amnesty International

Did NGO’s help overthrow Gaddafi?

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Amnesty and the NATO Cover-Up of War Crimes in Libya.

By Christof Lehmann  nsnbc  Posted March 22 2012 By Christof Lehmann – nsnbc. Yesterday, on 19 March 2012, Amnesty International was calling on NATO to “investigate the killing of dozens of civilians during it`s air campaign last year and to … Continue reading

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Amnesty finds widespread use of torture by Libyan militias

The Guardian A damning report by Amnesty International says that a year after the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi, Libya‘s militias are “largely out of control”, with the use of torture ubiquitous and the country’s new rulers unable – or unwilling … Continue reading

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Libya: Deaths of detainees amid widespread torture

Press release 26 January 2012 Several detainees have died after being subjected to torture in Libya in recent weeks and months amid widespread torture and ill-treatment of suspected pro-al-Gaddafi fighters and loyalists, Amnesty International said today. Amnesty International delegates in … Continue reading

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The story of mercenaries in Libya

The myth of ‘African mercenaries’ in Libya has been used throughout the conflict to demonise the Libyan state, justify NATO intervention and to cover up the relentless racist rebel campaign of mass detention, lynchings and atrocities directed at black Libyans … Continue reading

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Cornered in Free Libya

By Karlos Zurutuza A woman from Tawargha protests at Tripoli’s Martyrs Square. Credit: Karlos Zurutuza/IPS. TRIPOLI, Nov 5, 2011 (IPS) – “We’ve walked all the way here to tell everybody that we are being treated like dogs,” said 23-year old … Continue reading

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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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