February 22, 2019

Human rights group says Gaddafi loyalists executed

The bodies of 53 Gaddafi loyalists have been found at a hotel in the Libyan city of Sirte after apparently being executed, a human rights group says. Human Rights Watch (HRW) said the victims - some of whom had their hands bound - died about a week ago. It is the latest accusation of … [Read more...]

13 year old raped to ‘cure’ lesbianism

A 13-year-old girl from Pretoria has become the latest victim of ''corrective rape'' as the trend of violent attacks on lesbians in South Africa shows no signs of letting up. The latest victim was said to have been open about her sexuality and was raped on Thursday in Pretoria, presumably as an … [Read more...]

Gaddafi forces using cluster bombs in Misrata

Pro-Gaddafi forces besieging the Libyan town of Misrata have been accused of using cluster bombs against anti-government rebels and civilians. Human Rights Watch said one of its photographers had seen three mortar-launched projectiles explode over a residential area of Misrata. The … [Read more...]

Tunisia dissolves secret police service

The interim Tunisian government's Interior Ministry has announced the dissolving the country's secret police service. Newswarped is assuming that there is not a vat of acid involved here, but anything is possible. We are also wondering how easy it is to dissolve something that is 'secret'. … [Read more...]

Protesters massacred in Libya as Gaddafi loses grip on power

Witnesses are claiming that Libyan security forces and other gunmen have opened fire on protesters in Benghazi and Tripoli with the death toll now in the hundreds. Human Rights Watch says conservativley that at least 104 people have been killed in Libya since anti-government protests erupted on … [Read more...]

Street protests in Yemen blocked by police

Unrest continues to simmer in Yemen with hundreds of protesters attempting to march on the presidential palace getting blocked by lines of police. President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been making concessions in recent weeks in an attempt to stave off a peoples revolution similar to Egypt's and … [Read more...]

Huge Cairo protest rejects Mubarak plans

Hundreds of thousands of protesting Egyptians have filled Cairo's Tahrir Square for a mass rally to reject President Mubaraks plan for a gradual handover of power. They are calling for Mubarak and his government to step down immediately. Foreign observers are calling this the biggest protest yet … [Read more...]