Tuesday, 17 May 2011

SECOND UPDATE FROM PEACE MISSION TO LIBYA

[ delegates speaking to African and SE Asian war refugees in refugee camps on the Tunisian/Libyan border]


FOR URGENT RELEASE - Please release asap

Global Civilians For Peace in Libya
Update #2 Tue 17 May

Global Civilians for Peace in Libya in Tripoli today visited sites struck by NATO Bombs in Tripoli, including Colonel Ghaddafi's residence where his Son, Saif Al-Arab Gaddafi, killed along with three of his Grandchildren on 30 April 2011.

The team also attended a ceremony at the Boy Scouts of Libya Building in Tripoli, the release of 230-former Rebels who had been captured from Benhgazi, Misrata and other areas, carried-out in the presence of the world media, Tribal Chiefs from all over Libya including near Benghazi. This rebel release is a mark of the Libyan government’s reconciliation policy. The delegation was invited up onto stage to explain our mission and were received with enthusiastic applause.

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[delegates visiting the home of a family whose son died in a NATO attack]

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