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Abu Salim Prison Massacre Protest

Abu Salim Prison Massacre Protest
01/04
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A protester holds up placards accusing Colonel Gaddaffi of the murder of 1200 Libyans in Abu Salim prison". London, UK. 29/06/2010.
Abu Salim Prison Massacre Protest
02/04
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A protester holds up a placard that reads " 'The shooting of one child in Greece moved people's conscience. What about the 1200 massacred by the regime in Libya?' - the mother of one of the victims massacred by Gaddaffi", London, UK. 29/06/2010.
Abu Salim Prison Massacre Protest
03/04
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Police keep a watch on the protest outside Downing Street. London, UK. 29/06/2010.
Abu Salim Prison Massacre Protest
04/04
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A protester holds a placard showing Colonel Gaddaffi as the Grim Reaper. The caption reads "Like father...like sons!". London, UK. 29/06/2010.
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  • Abu Salim Prison Massacre Protest
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  • Abu Salim Prison Massacre Protest

Libyans protest against the 1996 killing at Tripoli's Abu Salim prison of up to 1,200 political prisoners outside Downing Street. London, England. 29/06/2010.

Libyans protest against the 1996 killing at Tripoli's Abu Salim prison of up to 1,200 political prisoners.

In 2001 and 2002 Libyan authorities began to inform some families with loved ones in Abu Salim that their family member had died, although the bodies were never returned.

In April 2004 Colonel Gaddafi publicly acknowledged that the killings had taken place.

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