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Benghazi’s Descent into Chaos: Abductions, Summary Killings and Other Abuses

Targeted UN sanctions and accountability, including through the International Criminal Court (ICC), are urgently needed to end rampant abductions, torture,…

January 27, 2015


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Libya: Rule of the Gun — Abductions, Torture and Other Militia Abuses in Western Libya

Lawless militias and armed groups on all sides of the conflict in western Libya are carrying out rampant human rights…

October 28, 2014

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Secret and Incommunicado Detention of Benghazi Suspect Must Stop

The U.S. government must ensure that Ahmed Abu Khattalah, who is being held in secret and incommunicado detention, gets immediate…

June 18, 2014

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Scapegoats of Fear: Rights of Refugees, Asylum-Seekers and Migrants Abused in Libya

Nearly a year after the first elections in post-Gaddafi Libya, the human rights of tens of thousands of foreign nationals,…

June 20, 2013

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Refugees, Asylum-Seekers and Migrants Held Indefinitely in Deplorable Conditions in Libya

The Libyan authorities must act immediately to end the indefinite detention of refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants, including children, solely for…

June 19, 2013

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Annual Report: Libya 2013

Libya Head of state Mohammed Magarief (replaced Mustafa Abdul al-Jalil) Head of government Ali Zeidan (replaced Abdurrahim El-Keib) Armed militias…

May 21, 2013

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Libya Must Lift Siege on Former Gaddafi Stronghold in Bani Walid

A large contingent of armed forces and armed militias has surrounded the Libyan town of Bani Walid in preparation for…

October 5, 2012

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Amnesty International Strongly Condemns “Calculated” Attacks on U.S. Consulate in Benghazi

A series of attacks by armed groups on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi left four killed, including U.S. Ambassador J.…

September 12, 2012

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Libya Must Release Journalists Detained While Covering National Elections

Two men from the Misratah-based Tobakets TV and radio station were detained south of Tripoli by militias from Beni Walid.

July 11, 2012


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Libya: Rule of Law or Rule of Militias?

Militia rule is strangling human rights in Libya, and new Amnesty report details continuation of Gaddafi-era tactics.

July 5, 2012

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Militia Rule Strangling Human Rights in Libya, Threatening Progress of Humanitarian Revolution

Ongoing serious human rights violations are casting a huge shadow over the Libya's first national elections since the fall of…

July 3, 2012

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Release of ICC Staff Held in Libya Welcomed, but Concerns Remain for Fair Trial of Gaddafi’s Son

The detention of four ICC staffers in Libya not only denied them their liberty and stopped their work, but it…

July 2, 2012