5 December 2012

Libya: Tripoli Blogger Freed By Kidnappers

Armed gunmen freed a social networking activist Hamid al-Tubuly one day after abducting him in Tripoli's Ain Zara neighbourhood, Libya Herald reported on Wednesday (December 5th).

"He has been active on Twitter, commenting on everything that has gone on, but he wasn't criticising any one group or anything. If he was criticising anything, it would be the security situation," al-Tubuly's niece was quoted as saying.

General National Congress chief Mohamed Magarief had appealed to all Libyan security forces to ensure al-Tubuly's safe return.

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