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UN team in Libya to investigate human rights violations

A UN team has arrived in Tripoli to investigate allegations of human rights violations in Libya since the start of the conflict in February.

The team was appointed by the UN Human Rights Council following the Libyan government's crackdown on protesters.

The three investigators say they will look at all alleged abuses, including those the government says have been committed by rebels or Nato forces.

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports.

  • 27 Apr 2011