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The world watches Lebanon on brink of collapse

The New Arab 07 Apr 2021
Despite public support for the country's sovereignty, the current leaders have pursued strategies that have exacerbated the people's economic life ... But residents of Beirut and Tripoli have no such luxury, and therefore are facing the prospects of hunger and famine.
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Rights group slams official Lebanese response to Tripoli protests

Middle East Monitor 31 Mar 2021
"The Lebanese authorities should address the legitimate grievances of people in Tripoli but instead they've escalated repression against a population fighting for a dignified life," explained Aya Majzoub, a researcher at HRW.
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Lebanese military intelligence 'forcibly disappeared, tortured' Tripoli protesters: HRW

The New Arab 31 Mar 2021
Lebanese activists have been tortured after taking part in January's Tripoli protests ... "Lebanese authorities should address the legitimate grievances of people in Tripoli but instead they've escalated repression against a population fighting for dignified life," said HRW's Aya Majzoub.
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Lebanon: Protesters forcibly disappeared, tortured, says report

Al Jazeera 30 Mar 2021
Tripoli was already one of Lebanon’s poorest areas even before the pandemic piled new misery onto a chronic economic crisis ... “Lebanese authorities should address the legitimate grievances of people in Tripoli but instead they’ve escalated repression against a population fighting for a dignified life,” said Aya Majzoub, Lebanon researcher at HRW.
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Lebanese security forces 'tortured and disappeared' Tripoli protesters

The National 30 Mar 2021
... in Tripoli's Qobbeh neighbourhood ... Aya Majzoub, Lebanon researcher at Human Rights Watch, said the “Lebanese authorities should address the legitimate grievances of people in Tripoli, but instead they’ve escalated repression against a population fighting for a dignified life”.
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Lebanon: Tripoli Detainees Allege Torture, Forced Disappearance

Human Rights Watch 30 Mar 2021
“Lebanese authorities should address the legitimate grievances of people in Tripoli but instead they’ve escalated repression against a population fighting for a dignified life,” said Aya Majzoub, Lebanon researcher at Human Rights Watch ... The Tripoli Protests ... Protests in Tripoli resumed for a fourth day on January 28, and also quickly turned violent.
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Lebanon: Tripoli detainees allege torture, forced disappearance [EN/AR]

Reliefweb 30 Mar 2021
“Lebanese authorities should address the legitimate grievances of people in Tripoli but instead they’ve escalated repression against a population fighting for a dignified life,” said Aya Majzoub, Lebanon researcher at Human Rights Watch ... Protests in Tripoli resumed for a fourth day on January 28, and also quickly turned violent.
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From Jerusalem to a Kingdom by the Sea – Book Review

The Palestine Chronicle 28 Mar 2021
(From Jerusalem to a Kingdom by the Sea, by Adel A. Dajani ... Their livelihoods upended ... The story of this Palestinian family whose roots in Jerusalem date back centuries, continues through Egypt, and into Tripoli ... He was taken straight from the hospital to the royal palace, following his birth in Tripoli. His life began in this Kingdom by the Sea ... .
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On 10th Anniversary of the U.S.-NATO Attack on Libya: Powerful Perpetrators Have Yet to Face Justice

GlobalResearch 24 Mar 2021
Desperate Libyans undertake a life-threatening journey across the Mediterranean in an attempt to escape their war-ravaged land ... According to Human Rights Watch, Hiftar’s forces have used banned cluster munitions in their drive for control of Libya while planting land mines and booby traps in Tripoli’s southern suburbs.
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Special Envoy for Libya Ján Kubiš briefing to the UN Security Council- 24 March 2021

Reliefweb 24 Mar 2021
The following day, the outgoing Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord of President Sarraj completed the transfer of power to the new Presidency Council and the Government of National Unity during a cordial handover ceremony at the seat of Government in Tripoli.
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Dialogue, Decisions Grounded in Wishes of Libya’s People Bringing About Progress towards Peace, Democracy, Special Envoy Tells Security Council

Reliefweb 24 Mar 2021
Noting an estimated 38,000 displaced persons returned to their homes since the end of January, he said returns remain limited due to a lack of basic services and the presence of explosive hazards, especially in southern parts of Tripoli ... in the country’s political life.
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Feature: Poor families live in cemetery with dead in Lebanon's Tripoli

China.dot.org 20 Mar 2021
BEIRUT, March 20 (Xinhua) -- About 40 years ago, Khadija Talib, a Lebanese woman, moved with her husband and three children from their remote village to Tripoli, the largest city in northern Lebanon, in search for job opportunities and a better life ... Tripoli from their villages.
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What's driving the thaw in Egypt-Turkey relations?

The New Arab 16 Mar 2021
The government in Cairo correctly gauged just how unrealistic Haftar was in his attempts to capture Tripoli and how other outside players such as Turkey could take advantage of any LNA failure ... Nearly two years after the LNA kicked off its campaign to "liberate" Tripoli, Egypt sees Turkey's military presence in Libya as a fact of life.
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10 years on, Libyan revolutionaries live with wounds, unfulfilled dreams

Arab News 17 Feb 2021
As the fighting spread through the summer of 2011, he joined the assault on Tripoli ... As the country fell further apart, he joined many others from the east in backing Khalifa Haftar, head of the eastern military forces whose push to capture Tripoli failed last year. Al-Aguri said his injury changed his life.
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Libyans Live Amid Divisions 10 Years After Revolution

Kayhan 16 Feb 2021
As the fighting spread through the summer of 2011, he joined the assault on Tripoli ... As the country fell further apart, he joined many others from the east in backing Khalifa Haftar, head of the eastern military forces whose push to capture Tripoli failed last year. Aguri said his injury changed his life.
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