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The Libyan authorities are being urged to investigate the death of a former ambassador, who was detained by an armed militia group in Tripoli.
The organisation, Human Rights Watch, says it believes Omar Brebesh was tortured to death.
The government has promised to investigate allegations of torture in many of the detention centres being run by the militias around the country and some prisons have been handed over to the justice ministry.… Read More
Yesterday, Syrian revolutionaries and Libyans in Tripoli, Libya overtook the Syrian Embassy from the al-Assad regime and into the control of revolutionaries. This video shows the official handing over of the embassy by the National Transitional Council to the Syrian people. It is the first embassy to officially be under revolutionary control. Libyans will continue to stand by their brothers and sisters fighting for their freedom in Syria… Read More
Libyans try to take back millions of dollars worth in property that they say was taken from them under Muammar Gaddafi’s law number four.
The law, originating in the deposed leader’s Green Book, allowed for property to be seized by Gaddafi supporters in a moment’s notice.
Now, the victims of the law are seeking justice for land that they say is rightfully theirs… Read More
A New Libya Forum aimed to understand the current evolving change in Libya and provide the adequate direction for business is being held by Deloitte and EMCS on February 27 and 28.
This is an international event bringing together international business delegates looking into Malta as a business springboard to Libya.
Interest has already been expressed by businesses in Libya, Egypt, the Netherlands, the UK, France, Italy and Jordan.
Keepers at Tripoli Zoo say, despite international efforts, the animals held there face desperate conditions, without additional help to restore their enclosures… Read More
Two Libyans are suing the former counterterrorism chief of Britain’s foreign intelligence service over his alleged role in their illegal rendition.
Sami al-Saadi and Abdel Hakim Belhadj, the head of Tripoli’s Military Council, both say they were tortured under former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, after the UK’s MI6 agency helped to abduct them abroad.
The cases are already being investigated by police, but now… Read More
There is growing resentment among some veterans of the conflict in Libya against the ruling National Transitional Council, particularly over the lack of financial and medical support provided for those injured during the war that toppled Muammar Gaddafi.
While many fighters have been sent abroad for operations, the war-torn country’s lack of facilities to deal with the specialised aftercare and treatment for those wounded in… Read More
The UN says the security situation in Libya is getting worse. We ask if the interim government can assert its authority amid claims that rebels are torturing suspected Gaddafi loyalists. Guests are: Carsten Jurgensen, Faraj Najem and Bill Lawrence… Read More