Libyan court sentences 45 to death over 2011 killings

Libyan court sentences 45 to death over 2011 killings

A Libyan criminal court has sentenced 45 militiamen to death by firing squad for killing demonstrators in Tripoli in 2011, the justice ministry says, reports the BBC.

 
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