Archive for the 'Libya' Category

LIBYA – Libyan militias accused of torturing detainees(2012-02-16)

Posted on February 16 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Amnesty International reports armed militias threaten the security of Libya with 12 detainees tortured to death since September 2011, including detainees “given electric shocks with live wires and taser-like electroshock weapons.”]] Associated Press in New York, guardian.co.uk, Thursday 16 February 201 Armed militias now rule much of Libya, Amnesty International has warned, […]

LIBYA – Deaths of detainees amid widespread torture [including “taser-like” weapons] (2012-01-26)

Posted on January 26 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: These are surel not actual tasers … still in recent days and weeks Libyans and sub-Saharan Adricans who stayed loyal Colonel al-Gaddafi during the recent conflict have been subject to systematic torture including shocks Taser-like weapons – which is tey another confirmation that taser merits the label “instrument of torture” ]] Amnesty […]