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Libya requests UN investigation into NATO abuse

[JURIST] Libyan Prime Minister Al Baghdad Ali Al-Mahmoudi [BBC backgrounder] requested that the UN create a “high-level commission” to investigate alleged human rights abuses [Reuters report] by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) [official website]. Though NATO was mandated by … Continue reading

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Attorneys file civil suit against NATO for Libya air strike

[JURIST] A group of attorneys filed a civil lawsuit in Belgium against the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO [official website] Thursday alleging it is responsible for killing 13 civilians in a bombing of a residential compound in Libya. The complaint … Continue reading

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NATO has begun enforcing Libya no-fly zone: general

NATO has begun enforcing Libya no-fly zone: general NATO has begun enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya, the general in charge of operations told reporters on Monday at the Allied Joint Force Command in Naples in southern Italy. Read more … Continue reading

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Lisbon’s NATO Celebration Misses the Point

Lisbon’s NATO Celebration Misses the Point NATO diplomats promised the Russians that the summit of the NATO-Russia Council in Lisbon would go off without a hitch. They definitely kept their word. Summit participants announced a “historic breakthrough” in relations at … Continue reading

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