By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
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Aladdin Mabrouk, a spokesman for Tripoli's military council, said no one knows how many people have been detained in the city, but he guessed more than 5,000.
While no central registry exists, he said neighborhood councils he knows have between 200 and 300 prisoners each.