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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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Groups of rebels reject new Libyan army chief

Wednesday, 04 January 2012 By AFP Tripoli Two powerful groups of former rebels who helped oust dictator Muammar Qaddafi rejected on Wednesday the government’s choice of a new army chief, raising fresh security concerns in the war-torn country. The Coalition … Continue reading

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Will 2012 Bring Tribal War to Libya?

“To date nothing has been achieved by the new government and people are growing very angry.” by FRANKLIN LAMB Tripoli The weather in Tripoli this New Year’s weekend is unseasonably bone chilling with heavy rains flooding the streets reminding this … Continue reading

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Infighting in Libyas new elite

Libya leaders supported by “money, arms, PR”: ex-premier Fri Nov 25, 2011 7:10am GMT TRIPOLI (Reuters) – One of the most senior figures in Libya’s outgoing government has denounced its leaders as an unelected elite, supported by “money, arms and … Continue reading

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