PRO-GADDAFI JOURNALIST HALA MISRATI REPORTEDLY DIES IN PRISON, NO CONFIRMATION YET
- Some media outlets said over the weekend said Libyan journalist Hala Misrati died in prison.
Hala was a presenter on pro-Gaddafi Libyan TV and became famous during the uprising following her theatrical brandishing of a pistol in the air, saying: "I will kill or die."
Meanwhile, according to Al-Bawaba, after checking the report with the family of Hala, it turns out it was a rumor. "Hala Misrati is, nevertheless, in a dangerous situation and her death can happen at any time," they said.
The Transitional National Council which is ruling Libya is yet to issue confirmation or denial for this information.
The last video showing Misrati dated 30 December 2011, in which she appeared in a silent, as if her tongue was cut off or she lost her verbal capability.
Hala Misrati, who strongly defended Muammar Gaddafi, has been kidnapped by rebels in August 2011 after the fall of Tripoli.
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