"When we came back to Sirte, we were depressed by how destroyed it was," said Ali Saleh, 32, the owner of a gym. "But watching and doing sport have lifted our spirits."
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Current City Councilman Ali Saleh, one of a handful of residents who suspected abuse and pressed for years for reform, said he was disappointed in the appeals court ruling.
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