Tag Archives: Civil War

Libyan ‘militia chief’ tortured and killed

TRIPOLI, Libya, Jan. 18 (UPI) — Former Libyan rebel leaders allegedly detained, tortured and killed a militia leader, family members say. In a new effort to disarm Moammar Gadhafi loyalists around Gharyan, 50 miles south of Tripoli, former rebel leaders … Continue reading

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Mustafa Abdel Jalil warns of war between ‘rebel’ factions

(Reuters) – Libya risks sliding into civil war unless it brings under control the rival militias which filled the vacuum left by Muammar Gaddafi’s downfall, the head of the interim administration said after an outbreak of violence in the capital. … Continue reading

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This was always a civil war, and the victors are not merciful – Patrick Cockburn

*When describing the conflict in Libya as a ‘civil war’ Patrick Cockburn omits that one side of the conflict was armed, funded, and provided with air, ground and sea support by NATO and reactionary arab monarchies in the region. The … Continue reading

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