Abu Salim prison

By IndepthAfrica
In Mauritania
May 21st, 2012
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Former Libyan intelligence chief Abdallah al-Senussi has been charged in Mauritania with illegally entering the country, officials say. Mr Senussi, who fled Libya after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, was held at Nouakchott airport after flying in from Morocco in March. Both Libya and the International ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Dec 5th, 2011
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Tripoli – The man whose arrest in February sparked Libya’s revolution, was sworn in as a minister in the new interim government on Sunday, but said he had been hesitant about taking on the new job. Fethi Tarbel, Libya’s new sport and youth minister, wiped away tears after he took he...
By benim
In Article
Sep 25th, 2011
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Libya’s interim authorities said on Sunday they had found a mass grave in the capital containing the bodies of more than 1,270 people killed by Muammar Gaddafi’s security forces in a 1996 massacre at Tripoli’s Abu Salim prison. The uprising that toppled Gaddafi last month was ignite...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Sep 4th, 2011
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Documents found in the abandoned Tripoli office of Muammar Gaddafi’s intelligence chief indicate the U.S. and British spy agencies helped the fallen strongman persecute Libyan dissidents, Human Rights Watch said on Saturday. The documents were uncovered by the human rights activist group in the...
By benim
In Libya
Feb 16th, 2011
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Algiers – Several hundred people clashed overnight with police and government supporters in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, a witness and local media said. Rioting is unusual in oil exporter Libya, where Muammar Gaddafi, Africa’s longest-serving leader, keeps a tight grip on politica...