Demographics of Libya

By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Oct 28th, 2013
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By Magharebia By Fathia al-Majbri While a number of Libyan cities commemorated the anniversary of liberating the country from Kadhafi’s 42-year grip, the cradle of revolution refused to celebrate. Benghazi residents and activists said there was nothing to celebrate, so long as citizens were being kil...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 23rd, 2012
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LIBYA IS inadvertently in turmoil. The civil-strife torn country, which was gradually becoming a hub for private militias, witnessed a jiff of fresh air as protesters tore down the offices of a jihadi organisation that was allegedly involved in the cold blooded murder of US diplomat Christopher Steve...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Feb 16th, 2012
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OTTAWA, Canada, February 16, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada congratulates the people of Libya on the first anniversary of the February 17 pro-democracy uprising. “In just one year, the Libyan people have...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Dec 13th, 2011
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Benghazi – Around 500 disgruntled protesters from Benghazi, cradle of the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi, demonstrated for a second day on Tuesday against the nation’s new rulers despite assurances the former rebel bastion will be Libya’s economic capital. The National Transitiona...
By benim
In Libya
Oct 24th, 2011
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A fire rages in Sirte. A fuel storage depot near Sirte is engulfed in flames, killing some 50 people who had gathered to fill buckets of fuel according to local residents. The cause of the blaze is still unknown. Some residents of the hometown of former leader Muammar Gaddafi fear for the new era in ...
By benim
In Libya
Oct 24th, 2011
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Libya’s interim rulers ended the public display of the bodies of Muammar Gaddafi, his son and army chief on Monday after four days in which thousands of Libyans came to see for themselves that the dictator was really dead. Guards locked the gates to the compound surrounding the cold storage con...
By benim
In Libya
Sep 23rd, 2011
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Misrata – The graffiti on a burnt-out building on Tripoli Street – the main boulevard in Misrata in ruins after ferocious street fighting – sums up the bitter mood in a city besieged for months by Muammar Gaddafi’s forces. “We don’t want the traitors and the people who r...
By benim
In Libya
Sep 4th, 2011
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Hundreds of joyful Libyans gathered in the capital, Tripoli, late Saturday to celebrate the national football team’s first victory since anti-Gadhafi forces toppled the long-time Libyan leader and forced him into hiding. People cheered and fired off celebratory gunshots in Tripoli’s centr...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 31st, 2011
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Tripoli – People suspected of having fought for Muammar Gaddafi, in particular black Libyans and sub-Saharan Africans, were at high risk of abuse by anti-Kadhafi forces, Amnesty International said on Tuesday. In recent visits to detention centres in Zawiyah and Tripoli, the group was told that ...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 25th, 2011
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Rio De Janeiro – Brazilian plastic surgeon Liacyr Ribeiro, who operated on Muammar Gaddafi in 1994 for under-eye bags, shared details on Wednesday about his rare visit to the Libyan leader’s “amazing” bunker. Ribeiro, a reputable surgeon who has numerous offices in Rio, was pa...