Human Rights Watch said it has uncovered evidence of a wider use of waterboarding in American interrogations of detainees than has been acknowledged by the United States, in a report Thursday that details further brutal treatment at secret CIA-run prisons under the Bush administration-era U.S. program of detention and rendition of terror suspects.
- 20 March, 2013 -- Rights group to Libya: Stop destroying town
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — An international rights group on Wednesday urged the Libyan government to halt the "systematic destruction" of a town whose residents backed ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi during the country's civil war.
- 7 January, 2012 -- Sudan leader offers help disarming Libyan militias
The Sudanese president, for years an adversary of Moammar Gadhafi, offered his nation's help Saturday in disarming Libya's former rebel fighters and integrating them into the army and police forces — one of the trickiest problem's facing Libya's new...
- 25 September, 2011 -- Tripoli prison mass grave found
A mass grave which Libya's interim authorities believe could contain up to 1,270 bodies is found at the notorious Abu Salim prison in Tripoli.
- 23 November, 2011 -- ICC prosecutor sees site of alleged Libya killings
A leading international prosecutor viewed human bones and charred clothing at the alleged site of a massacre that survivors say was committed by Gadhafi loyalists as Libya's capital fell to advancing rebels.
- 21 November, 2011 -- Gadhafi intelligence chief held in secret location
Moammar Gadhafi's captured intelligence chief is being held at a highly secret location deep in Libya's southern desert because of possible threats to his life, a government spokesman said Monday.