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IV Accountability Issues

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This chapter addresses, twelve patterns of violations carried out by Qadhafi forces and the thuwar during the conflict. Categories of violations identified are: i) the use of excessive force against protestors and demonstrators; ii) unlawful killings; iii) arbitrary detentions and enforced disappearances; iv) torture and other forms of ill-treatment; v) denial of access to medical treatment; vi) continued restrictions on the freedom of expression; vii) attacks against civilians, civilian objects, protected persons and objects; viii) the prohibited use of weapons; ix) the recruitment of mercenaries; x) violations against specific groups; xi) sexual violence; and xii) the use of children and their treatment in armed conflict. The Justice Minister Saleh Marghani has expressed the desire to train thousands of new recruits to the judicial police to strengthen the police corps to manage the detention facilities that the Justice Ministry is taking over from the militias.

Keywords:civilian; Qadhafi; unlawful killings; violations



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