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HRW Alleges Libyan Authorities Abused Detainees

Human Rights Watch said Wednesday that authorities from the internationally recognized government in Libya are responsible for forcing confessions, not providing medical care and denying due process to detainees. The group issued a statement detailing the accusations based on what it said were visits to three detention centers in eastern Libya controlled by the army and interior ministry in January and April. The sites in Benghazi and al-Bayda collectively held 450 detainees, HRW said,...

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