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Did NATO bombs cause significant damage to Libya's water systems in 2011?

NATO intervened against Muammar Gaddafi in the 2011 military invention in Libya. The Great Man-Made River is a major irrigation project to supply fresh water across Libya. Human Rights Investigations ...
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Are these women “for sale in the market in Libya”?

This post has been shared 142,000 times. The associated text reads: Women for sale in the market in Libya, we are against slave trade. If you are against slave trade Share Are these women in ...
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Did Colonel Gaddafi have a harem of thousands of women?

According to The terrible truth about Gaddafi’s harem: Yet Soraya’s story is typical. She was just one of thousands of young Libyan girls and women who were kidnapped from their schools, homes or ...
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Has the Libyan Investment Authority had $150 Billion of overseas investments frozen?

GlobalResearch.ca has an article by Michel Chossudovsky that says the Libyan Investment Authority has had around $150 Billion of oversears investments frozen. Libya`s frozen overseas financial assets ...
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Did the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee's report say NATO's intervention in Libya was based on "lies"?

GlobalResearch.ca reports: Specifically, a new report from the bipartisan House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee – based on interviews with all of the key British decision-makers, review of ...
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Was electricity ever free in Gaddafi's regime?

The internet is full of stories that Gaddafi's Libya was an Utopia. Like: Is this stuff about Libya true? at thestudentroom.co.uk The Amazing Things Moammar Gadhafi Did For Libya at rense.com ...
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Following the attacks on Benghazi, did "thousands" of Libyan people show their support for Chris Stevens?

In former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's testimony before the House Select Committee on Benghazi today, she mentioned in her opening statement that (I'm paraphrasing, but it's essentially what ...
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Did Libyan brides get a USD 90000 dowry from the government?

This pro-Gaddafi source used in this answer makes the claim that, amongst other benefits Libyan citizens get from the Gaddafi government, Libyan brides get a 90000 USD dowry from the government: ...
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