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March 2, 2012

In our second interview with Libyan LGBT activist Khaleed, he talks about his life after the revolution in Libya

There is hope for the future among Libyans after the revolution, including LGBT people, but a recognition that progress towards a freer society may be slow.

In a previous interview we spoke with Khaleed, a 31-year-old gay activist from the east of Libya about his experiences under the Gadaffi regime. Now, in this second part, we interview him about his life in the post-revolutionary Libya.

February 14, 2012

Outburst at Human Rights Council criticized by UN Watch monitoring group

Gays threaten the continuation of the human race, Libya's delegate told a planning meeting of the UN Human Rights Council, reports the Geneva-based UN Watch monitoring group.

The comments yesterday (13 February) came as the post-Gaddafi government made its first appearance in the 47-nation body.