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Mahmoud Dshina, Tripoli, Libya, Middle East, North Africa

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Middle East, North Africa, Libya conflict, 25 August 2011Zawiyah, Libya, a strategic oil city less than 30 miles west of Tripoli. Mahmoud Dshina who organised a protest camp with a group of anti-Gaddafi locals in Zawiya. Days later more than a dozen troops stormed Mahmoud???s home and dragged him away. ???They came into my house and terrorised my family with guns,??? he said. ???They blindfolded me and tied my hands behind my back. I thought I was going to die.???Mahmoud was taken to Tripoli where he was tortured. The scars on his wrists from where he was handcuffed for three months and bruises on his shins from being hit with metal poles.

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Keywords 2010s,2011,anti-government protests,Arab Unrest,civil unrest,Middle East,North Africa,Protests
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