People's Hall, Tripoli
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The Peoples Hall in Tripoli after its disuse as a government building, 2012.
|Town or city||Tripoli|
|Owner||Government of Libya|
The People's Hall was a large government building in Tripoli, Libya, constructed in the 1970s/80s. It was the meeting place of the Libyan General People's Congress. It was normally closed to the general public.
The People's Hall was burned by demonstrators on 21 February 2011 as part of the Libyan Civil War. It was reignited and burned out, amongst the other fires at Tripoli police stations, the justice ministry at Martyrs' Square, and the Shaabia headquarters, on 22 February 2011.
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