Amnesty International (London)
Libya: ‘I Cannot Explain How Terrible the Situation Was’
This is part of a special ‘People on the Move’ series, highlighting the human rights violations faced by migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers in every part of the world. These profiles are being published around the launch of Amnesty International’s Annual Report 2013.
Loose-knit ethnic militias form the backbone of border control in the southern regions of Libya that the government has declared under emergency law.
Published: May 16, 2013 at 11:03 AM
BENGHAZI, Libya, May 16 (UPI) — Protesters closed the Zueitina oil refinery in eastern Libya for the second time in six months this week, the latest setback for the North African country’s troubled efforts to develop its crucial energy industry in the violent aftermath of the 2011 civil war.
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Quoted: “I have challenged this verdict that the intervention did more good than harm. Some other supporters of the Libya intervention are now calculating the costs as embassies rush to leave the people to the mercy of the militias. According to the British newspaper the Guardian, “the fear of further violence has led to the British and US embassies withdrawing some staff, the European Union closing its mission in Tripoli and BP announcing it was pulling out non-essential staff.” France had already scaled back its operations after a military attack on its mission in Tripoli. What Daryl Issa and the forces calling the issues of Benghazi a cover-up are refusing to deal with is the deceptions and lies that led to the catastrophic situation in Libya and North Africa today.”
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