[JURIST] Ahmed Ibrahim, former minister of education and information for Libya, was sentenced to death on Wednesday for inciting citizens in Muammar Gaddafi's hometown and place of death, Sirte [map], to oppose the rebellion. He is the first member of Gaddafi's ministry to receive a death sentence [AP report], which is to be carried out via firing squad. Ibrahim was also a high ranking member of the "revolutionary committees," organizations of Gaddafi's loyalists known for enforcing his policies. Human rights...

More...