Monday, November 8, 2010

Libya detains 10 journalists

Libya detains 10 journalists Arrests made after agency founded by Muammar Gaddafi's son publishes article criticising Libya government


"Libyan authorities have detained 10 journalists employed by a news agency controlled by a son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, the agency said, in an apparent sign of a power struggle inside the ruling elite.

The news agency is part of a media group founded by Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, who is seen as a possible successor to his father but has been waging a turf war with a conservative old guard and has been openly critical of the government ...."

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