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32nd Brigade Massacre: Evidence of war crimes and the need to ensure justice and accountability in Libya

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by Richard Sollom, MA, MPH and Hani Mowafi, MD, MPH

December 2011

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This report, which combines medicine, forensic science, and eyewitness testimony to paint a stark picture of life and death in detention in Tripoli, provides a detailed and comprehensive forensic account of the 32nd Brigade massacre under Khamis Qaddafi on August 23, 2011 in Khalat Al Forjan, Tripoli. PHR’s investigation highlights the urgent need for Libya to establish due process, document crimes to the highest forensic standards, and acknowledge victim’s right to know the truth about their loved ones within a transitional justice process addressing grievances on all sides.

>> Read the Executive Summary (Arabic translation)

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