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Libya’s NTC must protect evidence at Abu Salim mass grave site

26 September 2011 A mass grave possibly linked to the infamous 1996 Abu Salim massacre should be secured immediately to protect evidence. A mass grave uncovered near Libya’s Abu Salim Prison that could be linked to the 1996 mass killing of prisoners should be secured immediately to protect evidence and ensure accurate identification of the bodies, Amnesty International said today.  Libya’s National Transitional Council said yesterday that the mass grave had been discovered, and that it would be requesting foreign assistance to carry out exhumations and DNA identification.  Media…

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