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Tawarghas must be protected from reprisals and arbitrary arrest in Libya

07 September 2011 National Transitional Council urged to act after allegations that black Libyans were detained, threatened and beaten on suspicion of fighting for al-Gaddafi forces. Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) must do more to protect black Libyans, Amnesty International said today, after allegations that members of the Tawargha tribe were detained, threatened and beaten on suspicion of fighting for al-Gaddafi forces.Some Tawarghas who have been detained in Tripoli are said to have been made to kneel facing the wall, and then been beaten with sticks and whips. Others have…

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