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Libya Human Rights

Libya and the West's Human Rights Hypocrisy

Dan Kovalik | Posted 12.23.2012 | World
Dan Kovalik

While the West, and especially the United States, justified its aerial bombardment of Libya last year on the pretense of saving civilians from a possible attack by Gaddafi forces, the West is silent about the real and ongoing attack of the new Libyan regime upon the town of Bani Walid.

Lockerbie Widow Hopes Gaddafi Will Be Held Accountable

Mónica Villamizar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mónica Villamizar

Stephanie Bernstein, a rabbi in Bethesda, Maryland, has been one of the most outspoken victims of the Lockerbie bombing. Her husband Michael was among the 259 killed.

Julia Steers

'A Human Rights Catastrophe'

HuffingtonPost.com | Julia Steers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK -- International outrage grew on Wednesday as reports of growing violence in Libya continued to proliferate, marking a growing crackdown by h...

The Colonel, Human Rights and Lockerbie

Tom Porteous | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Porteous

The furor over al-Megrahi's release has only deepened the suspicions of deal making and compromise that have tainted the West's decade-long efforts to rehabilitate Libya.

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.

Clinton Seeks Stronger Ties With Libya

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called Tuesday for stronger ties between the United States and its former foe Libya, during a meeting here with a s...