Libya: A Threat to Society?
Arbitrary Detention of Women and Girls for “Social Rehabilitation”

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I. Summary

II. Recommendations

III. Background

IV. Libya’s Social Rehabilitation Facilities

V. Human Rights Abuses in Libya’s Social Rehabilitation Facilities

VI. Conclusion


Appendix: Official Libyan Government Response to the Report’s Findings

February 2006   Vol. 18, No. 2(E)