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Libya: Amnesty International Demands to Know Whereabouts of Woman Who Accused Libyan Forces of Rape

Amnesty International Media ReleaseFor Immediate ReleaseMonday, March 28, 2011Amnesty International Demands to Know Whereabouts of Woman Who Accused Libyan Forces…

April 14, 2011

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Libya: Libyan Woman Who Alleged Rape Against Soldiers is Freed But Says She is Prevented from Leaving Tripoli

Amnesty International Press ReleaseFor Immediate ReleaseTuesday, April 5, 2011Libyan Woman Who Alleged Rape Against Soldiers is Freed But Says She…

April 14, 2011

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Libya: Amnesty International Demands that Libyan Authorities End Campaign to Smear Woman Who Accused Soldiers of Raping Her

Amnesty International Press ReleaseFor Immediate ReleaseThursday, March 31, 2011Amnesty International Demands that Libyan Authorities End Campaign to Smear Woman Who…

April 14, 2011

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Libya: Ghaddafi’s Forces Are Carrying Out Campaign of Disappearances Inside Libya to Crush Growing Opposition, Says Amnesty International in New Report

The report by an Amnesty International team inside Libya details more than30 cases of individuals who have disappeared since...

April 14, 2011

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U.S.: Five Countries Defy Sea Change In Global Execution Practices, According to New Amnesty International Report

A total of 31 countries abolished the death penalty in law or in practice during the last 10 years, but…

April 14, 2011

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Libya: Amnesty International Demands to Know Whereabouts of Woman Who Accused Libyan Forces of Rape

Amnesty International Media ReleaseFor Immediate ReleaseMonday, March 28, 2011Amnesty International Demands to Know Whereabouts of Woman Who Accused Libyan Forces…

April 14, 2011

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Libya: Campaign of enforced disappearances must end

In this briefing Amnesty International expresses its concern for the safety of those currently being held by forces loyal to…

March 29, 2011

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Libya: Amnesty International Condemns Executions of 18 People Including Foreign Nations in Libya by Firing Squad

Amnesty International today condemned Libya's reported execution by firing-squad of 18 people on Sunday, many of them...

March 27, 2011

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Libya: Amnesty International Demands a Halt to Deadly Force by Libyan Authorities to Suppress Protests

Government security forces opened fire on demonstrators in the city of Al Bayda, killing demonstrator Nancer Miftah...

March 27, 2011

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Amnesty International Calls on Libya to Stop Heavy-Handed Repression of Peaceful Demonstrations As Violence Erupts in Benghazi

Amnesty International Press ReleaseFor Immediate ReleaseWednesday, February 16, 2011Amnesty International Calls on Libya to Stop Heavy-Handed Repression of Peaceful Demonstrations…

March 27, 2011

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Libya: Amnesty International Says Libyan Writer is Jailed for Calling for Protests for Greater Freedoms in Libya

A Libyan writer and political commentator arrested last week and accused of hitting a man with his car appears to…

March 27, 2011

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Libya: Human Rights Suffer as Libya Stalls on Reform

Human rights are suffering in Libya as it continues to stall on reform, Amnesty International has warned in a new…

March 27, 2011