By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 21 January 2015:
Complaining that no witnesses had turned up, the Zliten Criminal Court has postponed the trial . . .[restrict]of eight men accused of kidnapping and torturing Malik Hamir, during the 2011 Libya Revolution.
The judges rescheduled the case for 17 March. Only three of the accused are in custody. `the remaining eight will be tried in absentia.
Hamir was abducted from a mosque near his home in Zliten on 14 June 2011. It is alleged he was seized and then tortured by the defendants before they transferred him to Tripoli’s Yarmouk Prison. There Hamir perished in the notorious Yarmouk massacre that took place during the final days of the old regime. [/restrict]