44. The Commission received reports of torture and other forms of ill-treatment perpetrated on a wide scale by both Qadhafi forces and thuwar. The Commission visited more than 20 places of detention, both official and unofficial, under the control of the former government and thuwar. The Commission interviewed 150 detainees, victims and perpetrators. The Commission’s investigators examined wounds of torture victims and reviewed medical files. The Commission also met with relatives of victims, prison commanders and NGOs. The Commission established that torture was both widespread and systematically perpetrated in Libya throughout Phases II and III of the conflict.