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Prominent Activist Slain in Libya

One of Libya's most prominent female activists was assassinated in Benghazi last week when gunmen stormed her house. According to the Wall Street Journal, Salwa Bugaighis, a lawyer and rights activist, was at the forefront in the 2011 uprising and had since become an international face for Libyans' efforts to build democracy in their country. […]