May 14, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Latest developments in Misurata, May 13, 2011
GRAD Attacks on Misurata
Liberation of the South-East
Advances in the West
In the western region of Misurata, freedom fighters completely liberated Al-Dafiniyah capturing a largenumber of vehicles that were carrying 14.5 and 23.5 guns. They destroyed two of Gaddafi forces' tanks.Freedom fighters say that they are ready to be united with the freedom fighters in Zlitan, and to marchtogether, to liberate the capital, Tripoli.
Families Held as Hostages
Over the last few days, a number of families, who had been under siege since the beginning of the fightingin March, were liberated. More families were liberated yesterday (May 13) after Al-Dafniyah was liberated;including families who had been kidnapped from Al-Gheiran.The families were held hostage by Gaddafi's forces; endured a number of violations including assault,rape, kidnappings and forced labour. A local baker had been forced to bake bread that was for the soleconsumption of Gaddafi forces.
Freedom Group’s Misurata Report: May 13, 2011Page 1