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UN rights chief: Libyan government must control prisons
The U.N.'s top human rights official said Friday that Libya's transitional government must take control of all makeshift prisons to prevent further atrocities against detainees
- Published: 13:17 January 28, 2012
- Detainees sit against a wall inside a former regime internal security complex in Benghazi. The revolutionary government of Eastern Libya put more than 50 alleged African and Libyan prisoners-of-war on display for journalists on Wednesday, claiming that they were captured by rebel forces in the fighting that has raged over the last month.
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