TITLE

Gadaffi's `Purification Committees' wreak havoc

AUTHOR(S)
George, Alan
PUB. DATE
November 1996
SOURCE
Middle East;Nov96, Issue 261, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the `purification committees' created by Colonel Muammar al Qaddafi to root out black marketing and corruption in Libya. Actions of the committees; Number of committees; Demand that oil companies relocate; Actions in other countries.
ACCESSION #
9705236520

 

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