Libya: Militias “out of control”

Amnesty International “very concerned about ongoing human rights violations that are taking place across the country”

Click here to read human rights NGO Amnesty International’s report into the growth of militias in post-Gaddafy era Libya.

Libya saw its first elections in 60 years in July, an event that international campaigners hope will lead to stability in the war torn country. A total of 3,700 candidates, including 585 women, stood in the elections to form a temporary assembly – the General National Congress.

The ruling national transitional council (NTC), has pledged to hand over power once the General National Congress holds its first session.

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