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Libya crisis: Prisoners freed from Tripoli jail

Hundreds of political prisoners have been released in Tripoli over the last few days, as rebel forces tighten their grip on the Libyan capital.

Habib Lamine is a writer who took part in the first protests of the Libyan uprising on 16 February.

Until Thursday he was being held in isolation in the Abu Salim prison near Colonel Gaddafi's compound.

  • 25 Aug 2011
  • From the section Africa
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