Daily Archives: June 29, 2011

Gaddafi Forces Occupy Hospital, Terrify Patients and Staff

(Tunis) – Libyan government forces mistreated medical staff and patients during an unlawful six-week occupation of a hospital in Yafran, a town in Libya’s western mountains, Human Rights Watch said today. Government forces placed about 30 staff and three patients … Continue reading

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France providing weapons to Libya’s revolutionaries

France is providing weapons to Libyan rebels in the Western Mountains in an effort to help them push on to Muammar Gaddafi’s stronghold in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Le Figaro newspaper reported on Wednesday. Citing unidentified sources, Le Figaro said … Continue reading

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Video: Libyan freedom fighters struggle to organise a united front

Despite gaining ground and edging towards Tripoli, the revolutionaries still face obstacles. Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports:

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June 29th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 14:20 BBC The first payment of $100m in international aid has been transferred to Libya’s opposition to pay public sector workers, according to Foreign Secretary William Hague. 13:31 Le Figaro cites sources saying that France is … Continue reading

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