Tensions rise in Benghazi as al-Gaddafi forces mount attacks

By Donatella Rovera, Amnesty International crisis researcher
The situation has significantly deteriorated in Benghazi and elsewhere in eastern Libya in the past few days. Since yesterday, while Colonel al-Gaddafi’s spokespeople reiterate that their forces are observing a ceasefire, armed al-Gaddafi loyalists – who people identify as members of the lijan thawriya (Revolutionary Committees), groups of […]