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Archive for October 2nd, 2013

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By Mariam Sami Oct 1, 2013 Libya’s main security force at oil-related ports and facilities will stop paying striking guards to pressure them to halt disruptions that are crippling crude output in the nation with Africa’s largest reserves. The government is reluctant to use force to quell the protests in eastern Libya on concern this may escalate the dispute and  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Oct - 2 - 2013 0 Comment

02/10/2013 Torture and ill-treatment, sometimes resulting in death, is “widespread” in Libyan jails, a new UN report says. The report says torture is most frequent used “immediately after arrest and during the first days of interrogation”. The UN estimates about 8,000 people are still being held in relation to the 2011 conflict which ended in the overthrow of Col Gaddafi.  [ Read More ]