February 2011
Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);2/4/2011, Vol. 195 Issue 5028, p15
The article reports on the role of Libya-based Human Rights Association in liberating 12 political prisoners in the country. It states that the mediation conducted by the rights group, which has connections to the son of Libyan leader Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, has resulted to the release of the prisoners. Chairman of the human rights group Mohamed Ternish noted that the 12 were freed after spending almost a quarter of their imprisonment terms for affiliating with prohibited political groups.


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