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UN expresses concern over military courts' death sentences in eastern Libya

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

TRIPOLI, May 23 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Friday expressed concern over a number of death sentences issued by military courts in eastern Libya.
"We have been informed of at least 13 death sentences issued by the Benghazi High Court and four by an al-Bayda Court, in potential violation of Libya's international human rights law obligations," the UNSMIL said in a statement.
There have been reports that defendants have not been permitted to present their cas ...

 

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