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Libyan militia ‘executed 67 detainees’

*Militias were posting videos of themselves executing detainees throughout the conflict as HRW and The Guardian promoted NATO ‘intervention’ The Guardian, 17th October 2012 Militia forces from the Libyan city of Misrata executed dozens of detainees following the capture and death of Muammar … Continue reading

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Human rights disaster unfolding in Libya

‘Humanitarian’ intervention brings humanitarian catastrophe LiberationNews, Derek Ford, JULY 21, 2012 Nine months after the U.S./NATO-led overthrow of the Muammar Gaddafi government in Libya, the country remains entrenched in violence and disorder; human rights abuses are rampant. In fact, according to Nasser al-Hawary of … Continue reading

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The Persecution of Tawerghans

*We’re republishing this piece because we feel it reflects the experience of many Tawerghans. The article refers to ‘freedom’ several times – could this term be anymore inappropriate? The Independent – 18 Jul 2012 Majdi Suleiman Omar was lying on a hospital … Continue reading

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Human Rights Worse After Gaddafi

Minority neighbourhoods have been targeted by groups who rebelled against Gaddafi. Credit: Karlos Zurutuza/IPS. TRIPOLI, Jul 14 2012 (IPS) – “The human rights situation in Libya now is far worse than under the late dictator Muammar Gaddafi,” Nasser al-Hawary, researcher with … Continue reading

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Libya: where violent and predatory militia gangs have become the real power in the land

The Independent – 08 Jul 2012 Libyans voted in their first democratic election yesterday to choose an interim national assembly to rule the country after the overthrow of Mu’ammer Gaddafi. International interest in this crucial election has been sparse compared … Continue reading

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Libyan armed militias ‘have stranglehold on country’

Telegraph – 5th Jul 2012 Amnesty International said that Libya risked repeating the violations that led to the uprising that removed the dictator after 42 years in power last August. On Saturday, Libyans will chose a congress to appoint a … Continue reading

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Libyan military prosecutor shot dead in Benghazi

Chris Stephen guardian.co.uk, Friday 22 June 2012 11.31 BST Juma Obaidi al-Jazawi, accused of involvement in death of rebel commander last year, is killed as he leaves mosque A high-profile military prosecutor has been killed in Libya‘s eastern capital, Benghazi, which … Continue reading

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