|arya||Date: Thursday, 26-January-2012, 3:57 PM | Message # 1|
Libyan militias remain heavily armed, uncontrolled and continue to detain Muammar Gaddafi loyalists.
That was the message given to the UN Security Council in a session assessing the current situation in the country.
Revolutionary forces were believed to have been responsible for recent fatal clashes in Tripoli, Bani Walid and Benghazi.
Concern was also raised over some 8,000 prisoners held by militias amid reports of torture.
Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights gave her view of the current situation in Libya: