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In Libya, Accused Gaddafi Loyalists Still Can't Return Home

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Three years after the revolt that toppled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, some people are still internally displaced in the country. That includes men from the western town of Tawergha, who were accused of siding with Gaddafi’s forces by their neighbors in the city of Misurata.

After Gaddafi was killed, Tawergha was attacked. Thousands were forced from their homes and many of the men were jailed. Two years later, Tawerghans across Libya are living in refugee camps and still can’t return home.

The BBC’s Rana Jawad reports.

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  • Rana Jawad, correspondent for the BBC in Libya. She tweets @Rana_J01.
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