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Friday, February 25, 2011

French rights boss says up to 2,000 dead in Libya | Reuters

In an interview with Reuters, ambassador for human rights Francois Zimeray also said the International Criminal Court (ICC) was the only viable way to achieve justice and that international sanctions had to be "immediate."

"The question is not if Gaddafi will fall, but when and at what human cost," he said at his office in the foreign ministry. "For now the figures we have ... more than 1,000 have died, possibly 2,000, according to sources."

via uk.reuters.com


Libya: 2,000 reported killed in Benghazi, 1,000 in Tripoli | JPost.com

A French doctor working in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi told Le Point Magazine that over 2,000 people were killed in that city alone in the past days of fighting, AFP reported.

"From Tobruk to Darna, they carried out a real massacre... In total, I think there are more than 2,000 deaths," he said.

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