Daily Archives: June 17, 2011

Tripoli mortuary eyewitness: ‘Haunted by Libya deaths’

Anti-government protests began in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on 15-16 February, but spread rapidly westwards, reaching the capital, Tripoli, on 20 February. Officials denied anyone had been injured in clashes between security forces and protesters. But a former … Continue reading

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Why a slow moving NATO is good for Libya

Editor’s Note: Stephan Richter is the editor-in-chief of The Globalist. By Stephan Richter – Special to CNN Seemingly all the major U.S. newspapers, including the New York Times and Washington Post, are editorializing harshly that NATO (read: Europe) shows itself … Continue reading

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Video: NATO attacks help revolutionaries in Western Libya

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Google Earth, an iPhone compass and experience playing ‘Call of Duty’ have been vital to Libya’s rebel war plan

It is probably not what the designers of Google Earth had in mind, but for the rebels in the besieged Libyan city of Misrata their software has become a crucial part of the revolutionary armoury: a free battlefield system that … Continue reading

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Misrata update and comments, June 15th

These are the events in Misrata of June 15th, thanks to FunGuerillaz.

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June 17th Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 21:40 Tripoli Council NATO fighter jets have just launched 10 missiles at Bab Al Aziziyah, Gaddafi’s compound in central Tripoli. The fighter jets are still flying over Tripoli 19:28 ChangeInLibya NATO are shelling Gaddafi forces in … Continue reading

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