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Bani Walid in Ruins

Homes, businesses, and public buildings including Bani Walid’s hospital looted, burnt and destroyed by militias

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Bani Walid: ‘Where is the international community, why have they forgotten us?’

Reuters, 26th October 2012 Hours after taking control of Bani Walid, a former stronghold of Muammar Gaddafi, Libyan militias from the rival city of Misrata fired ferociously at its empty public buildings. Fighters yelling “Allahu akbar (God is greatest) and … Continue reading

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‘US, UK silent on Bani Walid massacres and chaos’

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US blocks Russia’s draft statement in UN on peaceful resolution of Bani Walid violence

Russia Today, 23 October 2012 The United States has blocked a draft statement, proposed by Russia, on the resolution of violence in the Libyan town of Bani Walid, which has been under siege for weeks. The statement called for a … Continue reading

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Endless Siege: Death count in Bani Walid rises daily

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Eleven killed as Libyan militia shell difiant Bani Walid

Russia Today, 18th October 2012 Clashes between Libyan authorities and Gaddafi loyalists have left 11 dead during the siege of anti-regime bastion Bani Walid. Libyan authorities continue to struggle against multiple militia groups in the midst of growing political disarray. … Continue reading

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Humanitarian crisis in Sirte critical

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Life under NATO\’rebel’ siege “unimaginable”

Fleeing besieged Sirte, Ali Durgham couldn’t stop the tears as he described how his father had been killed by a stray shell as he walked to the mosque with his brother. “He died in my arms,” Durgham said. “I buried … Continue reading

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The people of Bani Walid defiant after successfully repelling NATO/’rebel’ attacks – 24/09/2011

  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2011 by Tony Cartalucci The Associated Press reluctantly reported that Libya’s rebels began withdrawing from their front at Bani Walid, approximately 85 miles southeast of Tripoli. After weeks of humiliating defeat at the hands of the … Continue reading

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