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Amnesty International (London)

Libya: ‘I Cannot Explain How Terrible the Situation Was’

press release

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.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201305240961.html?viewall=1

 

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Libya’s Vast Borders Still a No-Man’s Land for Most

Loose-knit ethnic militias form the backbone of border control in the southern regions of Libya that the government has declared under emergency law.

Libyan oil industry hit by legacy of violence

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.

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Energy-Resources/2013/05/16/Libyan-oil-industry-hit-by-legacy-of-violence/UPI-58161368716585/#ixzz2TjeBokvt

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Deceptions and Lies About the CIA’s Operations in North Africa

Book:
Global NATO and the Catastrophic Failure in Libya
Horace Campbell
Monthly Review Press 2013

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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Deceptions and Lies About the CIA’s Operations in North Africa

Benghazi, Petraeus, and the CIA

by HORACE CAMPBELL

http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/05/17/benghazi-petraeus-and-the-cia/

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200 NATO troops were being moved to Sicily – Italian FM

Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino on Wednesday confirmed that only 200 American NATO troops were being moved to Sicily to be ready for rapid deployment if any new attacks occur in Libya.
Read more: http://english.ruvr.ru/news/2013_05_16/200-NATO-troops-were-being-moved-to-Sicily-Italian-FM-084/