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Libya 'must act over prisoners' WORLDBULLETINS.

UNITED Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon raised serious questions about justice in Libya when he urged the country's leaders to charge or release an estimated 7,000 detainees, many held since last year's revolution that ousted long-time dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

In a report to the UN Security Council, Mr Ban said elections to a new national assembly on July 7 marked "a major milestone" in Libya's transition towards a modern democratic state and drew to a close decades of autocratic rule. But he said Libya faced serious political and security challenges, with a resurgence of several local conflicts and increased instability in the east.
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Publication:Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)
Geographic Code:6LIBY
Date:Sep 12, 2012
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