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Libya: Abu Salim Prison Massacre Remembered

Human Rights Watch | Posted 08.27.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

(Tripoli) – The sixteenth anniversary of the Abu Salim prison massacre on June 28 to 29, 2012, offers victims’ families across Libya ...

Scars Of Gaddafi Regime Linger In Notorious Prison's Remains | Posted 12.02.2011 | World

Tripoli's Abu Salim, where 1,200 prisoners were slaughtered 15 years ago, is becoming a monument to Kadafi's ruthlessness and a memorial to the victim...

WATCH: Former Abu Salim Prisoner Visits Ransacked Libyan Prison

Posted 11.02.2011 | World

U.S. citizen Matthew Van Dyke spent 76 days in solitary confinement after being captured by pro-Gaddafi forces. "I thought I'd probably been accused o...

PRISON BREAK: Inmates Freed From Notorious Abu Salim (PHOTOS)

AP | By BEN HUBBARD | Posted 10.30.2011 | World

By BEN HUBBARD, Associated Press TRIPOLI, Libya -- When Said Abdullah arrived in Libya's notorious Abu Salim prison in 1996, he said he was "welcom...

Detained US Filmmaker On His Rescue From Libyan Prison

AP | By PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 10.29.2011 | Arts

TRIPOLI, Libya -- An American writer and filmmaker who ended up in Libya's most notorious prison during the turmoil of the uprising against Moammar Ga...

Lockerbie And Libya's Other Internal Wars: The Families' Pain

Heba Morayef | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heba Morayef

How does a former pariah state deal with gross human rights abuses of the past? The UK, U.S. and Italy should encourage Libya to address the past, rather than allow all to be forgiven in the name of petrodollars.