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Tunisian and international rights groups oppose extradition of former Libyan prime minister

TUNIS, Tunisia — A statement signed by 15 Tunisian and international human rights groups has opposed the plan to extradite Libya’s former prime minister back to Tripoli. Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and the Tunisian League for the Defense of … Continue reading

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Algerian and Tunisian football fans commemorate Gaddafi

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Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi seeks UN political refugee status

Interview with  former Libyan Prime Minister, Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi – 19/07/2011 12/11/2011 Libya’s former prime minister Baghdadi al-Mahmudi has applied for UN political refugee status to try to prevent his extradition from Tunisia, one of his lawyers said Friday. “If the … Continue reading

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Former French PM Villepin in Libya talks

Villepin, a rival to President Nicolas Sarkozy who has floated plans for a presidential run in 2012, is the second French figure outside government to seek a solution to the Libyan conflict, after celebrity philosopher Bernard Henri Levi. The former … Continue reading

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Confusion Over Reports of Secret Negotiations

There are unconfirmed, yet widely quoted reports, that representatives of both Col. Muammar Qaddafi and the rebel Transitional National Council (TNC) have met in Tunisia for confidential talks. The agenda of the talks is not known although it could potentially … Continue reading

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Africans stuck in Tunisia after fleeing from Libya

African workers in particular were frequently targeted by Gaddafi’s opponents, who sometimes accused them of working for the government as mercenaries. Most of the Libyans have gone back home or have found new places to stay, and most of the … Continue reading

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Libya says NATO ‘planning raids’ on Tunisia border

Agence France-Presse 12:37 pm | Sunday, August 14th, 2011 “We have information that NATO is planning intensive bombardments of the Ras Jedir border post to help the armed bands, some of whom are positioned on the Tunisian side, to enter … Continue reading

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