Former Libyan ambassador in Paris Brebesz Omar was detained by militia, composed of former opponents of Muammar Gaddafi. - 24 hours later he died, probably as a result of torture, which he was treated - said the human rights organization Human Rights Watch (HRW).
The militia of Zintanu who fought during the uprising of Muammar Gaddafi regime, stopped62-year-old Brebesza 19 January at Tripoli. Died day later, and the cause of death has been such "numerous injuries and broken ribs" - on preliminary autopsy results, whichrefers to HRW.
Brebesz he reported to police in Tripoli, who led the investigation. The next day his familywas informed that the body of the former ambassador is in the hospital Zinta - explainedBrebesza son. The police report of Tripoli that killed Brebesz a result of torture. The document cited the testimony of a man who confessed to killing a former ambassador.
In the pictures of the body of the former ambassador there are any bruises and wounds. -Toenails seem to be torn out, which indicates that (Brebesz) before his death he was tortured - emphasizes HRW.
Brebesz In 2004-2008 he worked at the Libyan embassy in Paris as a cultural attaché, and for several months was a temporary ambassador. During the uprising in 2011, whenGaddafi was still in power, Brebesz continued cooperation with the Libyan Foreign Ministry. After the fall of the regime he worked for the new transitional government.
Human rights groups are increasingly criticized Libyan militia, accusing them of torturingprisoners, mostly supporters of former Gaddafi regime. On Tuesday, authorities announced that it will conduct the investigation into the allegations of torture used byinsurgents in improvised prisons followers toppled the regime.
The current Libyan authorities have a serious problem with a number of militias, whichafter the victory in the civil war do not want to solve, to pass weapons and submit to the government. Their leaders are ongoing regular battle for influence and manageindependently-controlled areas.