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Video: Can ex-Spy Chief Get Fair Trial in Libya?

Former Libyan spy chief Abdullah al-Senussi is now in custody in his home country after being extradited from Mauritania. He is accused of mass killings and torture during Gaddafi’s rule, and is also wanted by France and the International Criminal Court, who want to take him to the Hague. Where and what charges should Senussi […]

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Video: Salafis Blamed for Libya Mosque Destruction

A mosque containing Sufi Muslim graves has been bulldozed in the centre of Tripoli, Libya, a day after Sufi shrines in the city of Zlitan were wrecked and a mosque library was burned. The demolition of the large Sha’ab mosque happened in broad daylight on Saturday, drawing condemnation from government officials and Libyans across the […]

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Video: Libya, The Aftermath of War

Libya is contaminated with hundreds of thousands of explosive remnants of war that threaten the safety of civilians and aid workers. If these bombs are not properly managed, they could end up in the wrong hands, jeopardizing Libya’s recovery and international security. The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) is currently on the ground to […]

Video: Olympics Usher in New Era for Libyan Sport

Libya have sent just five athletes to the Olympics, but having a team in London at all is an achievement in itself. Under the rule of Muammar Gaddafi little was done to back sport and the country has never won an olympic medal. Just weeks before these games, the head of the Libyan Olympic Committee […]

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