Franklin Lamb


While NATO and its allies have claimed that Libya is fully capable of handling the trials of former regime loyalists, Franklin Lamb argues that the case of Saif al Islam Gadhafi is too critical to put this to the test.


Following the fall of Tripoli and the rise of the National Transitional Council, a rejuvenated national resistance has begun on Libya’s borders, writes Franklin Lamb.

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Of ‘growing public and government concern in Western Libya is the whereabouts of 53 female and 52 male children’, who were ‘part of a government-run home for orphans and abused children that until February was operating in Misrata, now under rebel control,’ writes Franklin Lamb.


During the 1982 Lebanon War with Israel, a massacre was carried out on Palestinian and Lebanese civilians in the refugee camps of Sabra and Shatila in Beirut, between 16 and 18 September. Although numerous human rights groups argue that it was a war crime and genocide, the event has not been investigated by international officials. Franklin Lamb tells the story of Munir, who was 11 years old at the time of the massacre, and who saw his family killed or disappear in its aftermath.