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Libyan doctor: “Why I’m going home”

The BBC have added an account of one Libyan doctor living in the UK who explains why he is going back home to Libya. He says he hasn’t been back in 30 years, but feels that he can help with … Continue reading

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Reply to Saif’s BBC interview by UK Foreign Secretary Hague

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Crisis better solved through mediation – Sir Christopher Meyer

Sir Christopher Meyer, former British ambassador to the United States has told the BBC that establishing a no-fly zone over Libya is not practical “politically or militarily”. Russia and China also oppose this measure. He said mediation was much more … Continue reading

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Formal ICC investigation

A formal investigation into possible crimes against humanity in Libya is being opened, says the prosecutor for the International Criminal Courth, Louis Moreno-Ocampo. The decision was made based on the results of a preliminary examination of the available evidence. It … Continue reading

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Demonstrators improve net access

Internet access in Libya is improving in areas under control of the demonstrators, according to an analysis of data flows. Internet traffic has risen in areas that are no longer under Gaddafi’s control. During the uprising, Gaddafi’s regime has frequently … Continue reading

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LSE investigates plagiarism claims

The London School of Economics is investigating claims that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi may have plagiarized his PhD thesis. Saif gained a Master’s degree and a doctorate at the university between 2003 and 2008. “The School takes all allegations of plagiarism … Continue reading

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World Food Programme sends food to help displaced people

All times are local Libyan time, GMT+2 01:11 The World Food Programme says it is sending 80 metric tons of high energy biscuits to the Libya-Tunisia border to help displaced people “until they can get settled or reach their final … Continue reading

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Media trip backfires

The Libyan government took reporters on a trip to Az-Zawiya on Sunday morning. However, Az-Zawiya was clearly under the control of anti-Gaddafi demonstrators. They were manning the barricades and flying their flag, according to the BBC. Read it here.

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William Hague says Gaddafi must go

Click to play Click to play Foreign Secretary William Hague has said “it is time” for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to step down. His comments came after the airlift of 150 oil workers, many of them British, from desert camps … Continue reading

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Clashes in Sabratha

Dozens have been reported to be severely wounded after security forces opened fire on protesters in Sabratha. The al-Khuweildi al-Humaidi battalion opened fire in an area along a strip on the Mediterranean cost between the cities of Sabratha and Surman, … Continue reading

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