US Institute of Peace paints grim picture of Prisons in Libya

The US Institute of Peace has published a report examining the prison system, with permission of the Libyan Ministry of Justice.  The report confirms what I found in 2012, that prison directors are trying to improve the well-being of staff and inmates, but they struggle with scant resources, dilapidated facilities and multiple security threats.  For discussion of detention centres in Belfast to Benghazi, see pages 258 (Zintan), 262 (Bel Haj in Abu Salim), 272 (Kufra), 277 (MSF in Misrata) and 281 (British journalists in Tripoli).

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