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Il Consiglio d’Europa: «Italia responsabile della morte di 63 migranti nel Mediterraneo»

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Comments off

Anche Spagna e Malta accusate di mancato soccorso all’imbarcazione partita dalla Libia nel marzo 2011

MILANO– L’Assemblea parlamentare del Consiglio d’Europa (Apce) ha approvato con 108 voti favorevoli su 151 il rapporto con cui si chiamano in causa Italia, Spagna e Malta, oltre che la Nato, per la morte di 63 migranti avvenuta nel Mediterraneo nel marzo del 2011. Nel votare il dossier l’assemblea ha rifiutato tutti gli emendamenti presentati dai Read more…

PACE blames NATO for refugee deaths

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 Comments off

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe blames NATO for the death of 1,500 Libyan refugees who tried to cross the Mediterranean in 2011. Read more…

Beyond ICC jurisdiction? Saif al-Islam stuck in Libya, ‘assaulted’ in detention

Friday, April 6, 2012 Comments off

By: RT

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi (C). AFP PHOTO /FEBRUARY 17   

Muammar Gaddafi’s most prominent son will not be heading to the ICC any time soon because Libya, which never ratified the ICC treaty, wants to try Saif al-Islam on home soil.

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Too many powers wanted Gaddafi dead – NTC head

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Comments off

by RT

Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was wanted dead so his secrets would die with him. So insists Mahmoud Jibril, the man who led the NTC uprising to overthrow Colonel Gaddafi’s regime, in an exclusive interview with RT. Read more…

Libya: an echo of seven-month war

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Comments off

Igor Siletsky 

NATO is refusing to investigate cases of civilian deaths which occurred during the alliance’s last year’s operation in Libya. According to Amnesty International, over 50 people, most of whom were women and children, fell victim to NATO air raids. The alliance is not in a hurry to pay compensation to Read more…

Investigation demanded into Libyan deaths

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Mar. 20, 2012

According to the human rights organization Amnesty International they have documented 55 cases of civilian deaths as a result of Libya’s bombing of NATO during the war against the regime of Gaddafi. According to this organization, among the victims were 16 children and 14 women who died in the cities of Zliten, Madjer, Sirte and Brega. Read more…

Libya’s regions seek autonomy

Thursday, March 8, 2012 Comments off

The authorities of Libya’s third largest city of Misrata have restricted entry into the city for people from other regions to ensure security and order. According to local authorities, ex-rebel troops will be protecting the city. Read more…

Eastern Libya declares autonomy

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 Comments off

Cyrenaica, the eastern region of Libya, has elected a regional congress and declared autonomy from the capital Tripoli.

Thousands of major tribal leaders and militia commanders attended a celebratory ceremony in the region’s center Benghazi. Read more…

Libyan TV reporter Hala Al Misrati denies news of her death at the hands of Libyan rebels – VIDEO

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 21, 2012

Libyan reporter Hala Al Misrati has denied the news of her death at the hands of Libyan rebels, stressing the good treatment of the rebels in its jail, which appeared in a video on Sunday 19 February. Read more…

Popular Libyan TV reporter killed in Tripoli jail

Sunday, February 19, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 19, 2012           “Hala al-Misrati”

A popular Libyan TV reporter, Hala al-Misrati, has been killed in a prison cell in Tripoli, the Al Arabiya television reports.

This happened on February 17, exactly a year after the beginning of an armed rebellion that led to regime change in Libya last autumn. Read more…