October 17, 2012

Death of a Dictator

Bloody Vengeance in Sirte

Summary
Recommendations
I. Background
II. The Flight from Tripoli and Final Days in Sirte
Attempted Escape from District Two, Morning of October 20
III. The Capture of Muammar Gaddafi and His Inner Circle
IV. The Capture and Death of Muammar Gaddafi
V. Summary Executions at the Site of Muammar Gaddafi’s Capture
VI. The Capture and Execution of Mutassim Gaddafi
VII. Executions of Detained Convoy Survivors at the Mahari Hotel
VIII. Legal Standards and The Failure of Libya’s Interim Authorities to Investigate
IX. Response of the Transitional Libyan Authorities
Acknowledgements
Appendix A. Human Rights Watch Letter to the Transitional Libyan Authorities, June 20, 2012
Appendix B. Letter from the Transitional Libyan Authorities, July 9, 2012