Category Archives: General

Welcome to the LibyaFeb17.com archive site

Welcome to the LibyaFeb17.com archive site Having closely documented the Libyan Revolution, this version of the site has been moved to its dedicated archive domain so that it may remain a reference hub for those who seek to find out … Continue reading

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Eid Mubarak!

Happy Eid everyone! We wish all of you a blessed, joyous and peaceful celebration. This is a day of freedom, peace and happiness and remembrance. We would not have been able to celebrate this Eid in freedom if it wasn’t … Continue reading

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In liberated Libya in the year 2961

The Berber people, known as Amazigh, find rare unity as they form one of the fronts taking on the might of the Gaddafi regime Moez Zeitun – “Did you know that this is the year 2961?” my driver asked as … Continue reading

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Libya Dispatch: Lies, Damn Lies and Government-sponsored Trips

This entry was posted on The Arabist on July 27th. Abu Ray reports from Tripoli as the NATO airstrikes and rebel insurgency loom ever closer. This is the third entry by Abu Ray in the Dispatch series. See his previous … Continue reading

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Libya’s Uprising & the Birth of the Arab Citizen

The Arab Spring is effectively the birth of the Arab citizen, yet many Arabs continue to sail in the Seven Seas of Conspiracy Theory. It has been over five months since the epic uprising took place in Libya against the … Continue reading

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Ramadan kareem, and a short break

First and foremost Ramadan kareem to everyone =) We hope that this will be a bless month for all of you. A month of reflection, forgiveness and mercy. For personal reasons we will be taking a short break from updating … Continue reading

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Libyan Rebels: A Sound Track

Xan Rice – MANY MEN HAVE psyched themselves up for war by listening to rock and roll or heavy metal. But how many have sung Pink Floyd’s “Mother” within earshot of the enemy in the dead of night? “When it … Continue reading

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Arab Spring shows human rights are for everyone, everywhere

30 June 2011 – The top United Nations human rights official said today that the so-called Arab Spring across North Africa and the Middle East this year has shown that human rights are for “all of us, all of the … Continue reading

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Besieged Misrata: Seaside picnics, laughter and rockets

Andrew Harding – It’s an unusually quiet Friday evening, and on the long, unkempt beach just west of the western Libyan city of Misrata, dozens of families have gathered by the dunes to watch the waves and the sunset. One … Continue reading

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A note on comments and approval

We really appreciate everyone posting in the comments and we like seeing different perspectives that people have on the events. Some of you may have noticed, though, that sometimes your comment is awaiting approval. This has to do with the … Continue reading

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