‘Not what we fought for’: Endemic beatings and torture in the new Libya

By Diana Eltahawy, Amnesty International’s Libya researcher
It is no secret that beatings and torture are endemic in post-Gaddafi Libya.
Since spring 2011, Amnesty International has met countless people who described being beaten, electrocuted, threatened with death and otherwise abused inside detention facilities manned by anti-Gaddafi armed militias.
Yesterday, I met Mohamed (not his real name), who was […]