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UA 103/93 - Libya: Legal concern: Colonel Mu'ammar al-Gaggafi calls for amputation and flogging to be included in the Penal Code

, Index number: MDE 19/002/1993

Judicial punishments of amputation and flogging may be introduced in Libya in the near future. Colonel Mu'ammar al-Gadaffi, in a speech on 2 April, urged the Basic People's Congresses and the General People's Congress to include the question on the agenda of their forthcoming meetings in June of this year.

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