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Amnesty International Urges Libya to Investigate Whether al-Gaddafi Death was a War Crime

Amnesty International today urged the new Libyan authorities to ensure a full, independent and impartial investigation into how Colonel Mu’ammar…

October 21, 2011

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Libyans Must Make a Complete Break From Culture of Repression and Abuse, with End of Gaddafi Regime, Says Amnesty International

Libya must make a complete break from its past culture of abuse and repression, and demand a full accounting of…

October 20, 2011

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Amnesty International Finds Widespread Abuse — and Even Torture — of Captured and Detained Al-Gaddafi Soldiers, Loyalists and Mercenaries Under Libya’s Transitional Government

Captured al-Gaddafi soliders, suspected loyalists and mercenaries held in western Libya are being beaten, and, in some cases, tortured in…

October 13, 2011

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New Libya ’stained’ by detainee abuse

Militia fighting against Colonel Mu'ammar al-Gaddafi have detained about 2,500 people in the capital Tripoli and surrounding areas since taking…

October 12, 2011

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Libya: Totally inadequate response by EU states to refugees stuck in limbo

In the wake of the conflict in Libya, thousands of refugees who were in the country at the time have…

September 19, 2011

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Amnesty International Urges Libya’s National Transitional Council to Rein In Opposition and Vigilante Groups to Prevent Reprisal Attacks

Leaders of Libya’s rebel forces must step up efforts to rein in opposition fighters and vigilante groups to prevent further…

September 13, 2011

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Libya: NTC must take control to prevent spiral of abuses

In mid-February 2011 Libyans called for a "Day of Rage" against the iron-fist rule of Colonel Mu'ammar al-Gaddafi, in power…

September 12, 2011

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Amnesty International Warns Neighboring Countries Not to Harbor Colonel Al-Gaddafi

Amnesty International said today no country should provide a safe haven for Colonel Mu'ammar al-Gaddafi and other Libyan leaders wanted…

September 8, 2011

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Amnesty International Reveals Detainees in Libya Left to Suffocate in Blazing Hot, Cramped Metal Containers

Libyan forces loyal to Colonel al-Gaddafi forces left 19 detainees to die of suffocation while locked inside metal containers in…

September 1, 2011

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Amnesty International Witnesses Abuse of Black Libyans in Tripoli; Fears for Safety of Detainees Held by Anti-Gaddafi Forces

Amnesty International said today it fears that people suspected of having fought for Colonel Mu'ammar al-Gaddafi, in particular black Libyans…

August 30, 2011

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Detainees Killed by al-Gaddafi Loyalists in Libya, Says Amnesty International

Amnesty International has uncovered evidence that forces loyal to Colonel Mu'ammar al-Gaddafi have killed numerous detainees being held at two…

August 26, 2011

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Libyan Civilians Must be Protected Amid Tripoli Fighting, Says Amnesty International

Contact: AIUSA media relations, 202-509-8194 (Washington, D.C.) - Amnesty International has today urged all sides in Libya to protect the…

August 23, 2011