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UN: Libyans Held in Unlawful Detention Subject to Appalling Abuse

The U.N. human rights office is calling for the release of thousands of people in Libya who are being held in unlawful detention by armed groups and subjected to torture and other abuse. A report, published with the U.N. Support Mission in Libya, found that almost anyone in Libya is liable to be picked up and arbitrarily detained in one of the many prisons run by armed groups, including those affiliated with the state government. The report says thousands of men, women and children across...

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