2012 December 11 : Libyan Embassy – London
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Archive for December 11th, 2012

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Tuesday 11th December 2012 Activists working for greater female empowerment in Libya sent a powerful message yesterday, unveiling 34 murals on the walls of Bab Al-Azizya, Qaddafi’s former fortress compound and the most potent symbol of the former regime’s oppression. The opening ceremony of the ‘Flame of Our Capital’ brought together local and international civil society activists, together with representatives  [ Read More ]

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Tuesday 11th December 2012  Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt, is on a two-day visit to Libya to strengthen UK relations with the new Libyan government. Whilst in Libya the Minister will offer continued support to the Libyan people as they build a new future after Qadhafi. Speaking from Tripoli, Mr Burt said: “I am delighted to be back in Libya  [ Read More ]

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Tuesday 11th December 2012  Libya’s former Prime Minister al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi has gone on trial in Tripoli charged with “acts that led to the unjust killing of Libyans”. The BBc reported that Mr Mahmoudi and two others are also accused of funnelling about $25m ($16m) of public money through Tunisia to help forces supporting Col Gaddafi. Mr Mahmoudi fled to neighbouring  [ Read More ]

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December 2012  The European Union could send trainers to Libya in the coming months to help the new government secure borders against weapons smuggling, under a proposal discussed on Monday. At a meeting in Brussels, EU foreign ministers considered plans for a mission to try to stop the trafficking of arms, which have flowed out of Libya since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi last  [ Read More ]