Tripoli

By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Mar 7th, 2014
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At the time of the revolt that brought down his father, al-Saadi headed a brigade of special forces that was involved in the crackdown against protesters and rebels. But he is perhaps even more notorious among Libyans for his dark career in soccer, the country’s most popular sport. A playboy with a l...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 31st, 2013
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Zerit Gebray “To the Italian people” My name is Zerit Gebray. I’m 28 and I’m not a hero. I want the Italian people to know story and I want to know why I wasn’t invited to my brother’s funeral. It was the Italians that built my town, Elabaned, in Eritrea, where I was born 28 […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Aug 26th, 2013
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Colonel Muammar Gaddafi ordered the kidnap of schoolgirls, who were kept as sex slaves, according to an investigation Colonel Gaddafi ordered the kidnap of schoolgirls who were then kept as sex slaves at  compound, according to a book on the dictator. One girl, named Soraya, was kidnapped when she wa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 17th, 2013
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Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Tripoli – Former Libyan Leader Mouammar Gaddafi's sprawling home in Tripoli, Bab Al-Aziziya, will be transformed into an amusement park under arrangements proclaimed on Tuesday by the tourism minister.”The work to gather up the rubble from the remnants of B...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jun 10th, 2013
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May 2013 was just another humdrum month in Libya. It witnessed more deadly explosions, a prolonged siege of government ministries, the disappearance of a popular militia leader, the closure of the Sebha airport by militiamen as retaliation, a declaration of Cyrenaica’s semi-autonomy by self-styled pr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 23rd, 2013
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France’s embassy in Libya was hit by an apparent car bomb on Tuesday, injuring two French guards and bringing violence to the capital after attacks on foreign missions in the east. It was the first assault on a diplomatic mission in Tripoli, considered safer than the rest of the North African country...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 4th, 2013
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by Maryline Dumas (tripoli) Inter Press Service TRIPOLI- In Libya, a dose of LSD or the painkiller tramadol costs 78 cents, and a joint of cannabis is 7.80 dollars. Here, drugs are affordable to the poor for a simple reason. “Slashing prices is a way to create demand and open up a market,”...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 21st, 2013
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Human Rights Concern – Eritrea has received several disturbing reports from Libya concerning the abusive treatment of Eritrean refugees in that country: 1) 76 Eritrean refugees in Libya are being used to clear land mines in Sirte, the home town of the late Gaddafi. The refugees are forced all d...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 13th, 2012
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Undocumented foreign nationals in Libya remain at risk of a wide range of human rights abuses. It is shameful that Gaddafi-era abuses against foreigners, especially those from Sub-Saharan Africa, have not only continued but worsened. The Libyan authorities must acknowledge the extent of the abuse by ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Oct 20th, 2012
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Moussa Ibrahim arrested in town 40 miles south of Tripoli CNN) - The former spokesman for late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi denied a report Saturday that he was captured by Libyan special forces, saying in an audio message that he is not even in the country.     Moussa Ibrahim said the rep...