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Abu Salim prison

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Ex-prisoner tells of horror in Libya’s notorious Abu Salim jail

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Libya: Abu Salim Prison Massacre Remembered

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Abu salim prison Gaddafi hell hole

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Libya: Abu Salim Prison Massacre Remembered

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Libya: Abu Salim Prisoners Freed

Abu Salim prison is a maximum security prison in Tripoli, Libya. The prison was notorious during the rule of Muammar Gaddafi for alleged mistreatment and human rights abuses, including a massacre in 1996 in which Human Rights Watch estimated that 1,270 prisoners were killed.
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