Friday, June 3, 2011

The UN condemns the forced return to Libya of a girl raped by troops Gaddafi

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has denounced the forced return of the girl Eman Al Obeidi on Libya by the authorities of Qatar, on Thursday prevented boarding a flight to Romania, where he was to stay temporarily . This action violates international law because Al Obeidi has been recognized as a refugee by the UN agency, explained in Geneva its spokesman, Adrian Edwards.

Eman Al Obeidi late last erupted in March in a hotel in Tripoli where they were staying several foreign press correspondents to complain loudly that she was raped by several mercenary forces loyal to Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi. After that appearance, she was arrested, taken to a secret location and released three days later.

With the help of dissident Libyan regime escaped across the border with Tunisia, then traveled to Qatar. Edward explained that UNHCR staff accompanied Al Obeidi on site of Qatar where he was staying and where he had to leave to the airport to travel to Romania, but "was prevented from doing so and was driven against his will on a flight to Benghazi (city Libyan controlled by the rebels).

" "UNHCR is trying to meet with her and her family in Benghazi," said the spokesman.

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