Daily Archives: April 15, 2011

Letter on Libya by Obama, Cameron and Sarkozy

US President Barack Obama, UK Prime Minister David Cameron and France’s Nicolas Sarkozy have written a joint letter which was sent to the Times of London, the International Herald Tribune and Le Figaro. In it, they vow to keep the … Continue reading

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Video: BBC’s Orla Guerin inside a Misrata hospital

The BBC’s Orla Guerin reports from inside a Misrata hospitals. Doctors say 80% of the victims are civilians, many of them hit by shrapnel. Some of the patients were hit while waiting in a bread queue. That attack alone killed … Continue reading

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With Tripoli’s rebel underground

Harriet Sherwood is currently in Tripoli. She has met up with an opposition activist who tells her the opposition has been forced to go underground. During their conversation he told her that the activists, frustrated by the violent suppression of … Continue reading

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Video: Extensive view of the destruction in Misrata’s Tripoli Street

Here is another video put up by Wefaq Libya, showing more of the destruction in Tripoli street in detail as the cameramen walk around the area and enter homes and shops.

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US groups helped nurture Arab uprisings

The New York Times yesterday had an article featuring the influence that American government-financed organizations were promoting democracy in several Arab states, even while the US spent billions of dollars on foreign military programs and anti-terrorism campaigns. The information comes … Continue reading

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Video: Demonstration in Tripoli

Al Jazeera have shared this video sent to them by an anti-government protest group. The pictures show a gathering in Tripoli, involving men and women, stating their intent to continue defying the ban on freedom of expression and to continue … Continue reading

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Image: Warning sign in Misrata

Wefaq Libya share this picture from Misrata showing how people warn others to prevent casualties. The sign reads “Warning, sniper in front of you” Please click on the image for a larger view.

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April 15th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 20:35 Al Manara Media reports that the new independent Libyan tv channel is broadcasting over Libya’s state tv on Nilesat. 18:10 Al Jazeera Arabic Revolutionaries gained control over eastern Brega after heavy clashes 18:02 Evan Hill … Continue reading

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