05 Jun '11, 9pm

Eman Al-Obeidy Leaves Libya For Malta: Eman Al-Obeidy Leaves Libya For Malta Care2.com

Eman Al-Obeidy Leaves Libya For Malta: Eman Al-Obeidy Leaves Libya For Malta Care2.com

Eman al-Obeidy, the Libyan woman who said she was gang-raped by militia men loyal to Colonel Muammar el-Gaddafi and fled the country in early May only to be deported back by the Qatari government on Thursday, has now left Libya again and is on her way to Malta with her father, a high-level State Department source told CNN . The State Department source said a representative from the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is accompanying al-Obeidy. She will eventually head to a refugee-processing center in Europe before permanently resettling in another country. Al-Obeidy grabbed international headlines in March when she burst into a Tripoli hotel popular with journalists to tell them she had been raped and beaten. She was immediately removed by security guards and detained for several days. Al-Obeidy fled to Tunisia at the beginning of May, and then to Qatar where she ...

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