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Qaddafi Son Being Held by Rebels, Denied Access To Lawyer, Rights Group Says

Seif al-Islam el-Qaddafi, the son and presumed heir of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, is alive and well and being held by a rebel militia outside the Libyan capital.

(NYT) - Tripoli - An American human rights organization was granted rare access to Seif al-Islam el-Qaddafi, the presumed heir of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi. He is being held by a rebel militia outside the Libyan capital, according to the group, which says Qaddafi had been denied access to legal counsel as he awaited trial on charges of crimes against humanity.

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Three Clear Signs That Belarus Is About To Enter The Ukraine War

Troops are amassing at the Belarus-Ukraine border for a second straight day, while pontoon crossings are being constructed. Most importantly, strongman Alexander Lukashenko is increasingly seen as no longer having the option to say No.

Three Clear Signs That Belarus Is About To Enter The Ukraine War

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko at 2022 Allied Resolve Military Exercise

Anna Akage

Another clear indication that Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko will join Russia’s war against Ukraine came early Tuesday morning: Belarus began rapidly deploying its troops to the Ukrainian border, and the country’s defense ministry announced a "sudden inspection of combat readiness."

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Though such sudden exercises have occurred at other times since the beginning of the war, this time it comes amid an accumulation of signs that point to Lukashenko preparing to give final orders.

For the second day in a row, the Belaruski Gayun media recorded increasing numbers of troops amassing Wednesday on the border with Ukraine.

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