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Chadian-Libyan Conflict

Gaddafi-era colonel disappears from hospital in Paris

A retired air force colonel who served under the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has disappeared from a military hospital in Paris. Relatives fear he may have been abducted or worse, a lawyer for the family said yesterday.

Friday, 24 August, 2012, 4:04am

Row over rendition case deadline

Justice officials say they need until December to respond to allegations that Hong Kong security chiefs conspired with the British and US secret services to deport a Libyan dissident to his homeland in 2004 - but lawyers preparing to sue the government have set an October deadline.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Libya's pragmatic vote for reform

The Arab spring has been under way for nearly two years, yet some experts and political commentators remain unconvinced about the prospects of these uprisings against dictatorships and autocracies ushering in more democratic rule. But Libya has confounded the sceptics by holding a largely peaceful and clean election.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Government to address rendition case this week

The government will deliver a 'substantive reply' this week to allegations about its controversial role in a rendition scandal which saw a Libyan terrorist suspect, his wife and four children forcibly returned to their homeland, where he faced six years of torture and persecution, in 2004.

15 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Tycoon's heirs unite for memorial service

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

HK role in Libyan affair still unclear

We are no closer to answers to troubling questions about the deportation of a suspected Libyan terrorist and his family who faced torture and persecution in their homeland.

25 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Answers sought on rendition

Lawmakers have demanded answers from the government over allegations that it colluded with US and British secret services to deport a suspected Libyan terrorist, his wife and four young children to their homeland in 2004, where he faced torture and persecution.

17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Libyan dissident sues HK over family's 2004 arrest

A Libyan dissident, arrested by local authorities at Chek Lap Kok airport and handed to late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's henchmen, is suing the Hong Kong government for its complicity in his 'extraordinary rendition'.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

From Chek Lap Kok to Libyan torture cell

New allegations have emerged of the role Hong Kong authorities played in the arrest, detention, interrogation and forced repatriation of a Libyan rebel leader and his young family on a secret flight out of Chek Lap Kok airport to the torture chambers of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

York Chow updates Legco on mainland mothers

12 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

For Beijing, it's no more Mr Abstention

When China and Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution this month calling on Syria's President Bashar al-Assad to step down, they revived fears that the old ways of geopolitics had returned.

28 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

British probe of 'rendition' case includes events in HK

A criminal probe by British police will expand to cover events in Hong Kong in which UK and US secret agents conspired to handdeliver a suspected Libyan terrorist from China to the torture chambers of Muammar Gaddafi via Chek Lap Kok airport.

14 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

2011 in our own words

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Stanley Ho

28 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

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Vladimir Putin

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