Daily Archives: September 5, 2011

Wartorn Libya a safe haven for Somali refugees

TRIPOLI — For a group of stranded Somali refugees hoping to reach Europe, even war-torn Libya seems a safe haven compared with their homeland from where they fled Islamist militias. “I knew Libya was a war zone but I did … Continue reading

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Image: Poster of gratitude in Benghazi

A poster of gratitude in Benghazi, by the BBC’s Gavin Lee.

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HRW: Vulnerable migrant workers in Tripoli need protection

(Tripoli) – The de facto authorities in Tripoli, the National Transitional Council (NTC), should stop the arbitrary arrests and abuse of African migrant workers and black Libyans assumed to be mercenaries, Human Rights Watch said today. They should release those … Continue reading

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Video: Anti-Gaddafi campaigner explains delay in Bani Walid campaign

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September 5th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 19:37 Ali Tweel tweeted earlier (15:39): “we’ve got water back in some areas in tripoli as usual, but still some places to go.” 16:53 Al Jazeera English Talks at Bani Walid have resumed after a breakdown … Continue reading

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