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Businessmen feed migrant workers

Ben Wedeman from CNN tweeted that businessmen in Benghazi are feeding thousands of South Asian and African migrant workers who are waiting to be evacuated. He also said that food supplies aren’t reaching Benghazi because of the unrest, but that … Continue reading

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Council in Benghazi is “Face of the revolution”

the anti-Gaddafi protesters that formed a council in Benghazi say they are not an interim government but rather that they are the face of the revolution. At a news conference, they said an interim government announced by the former justice minister … Continue reading

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The defectors that denounced Gaddafi’s regime

Some of the diplomats and politicians who defected and denounced Gaddafi’s regime and what they said about the matter. Read it here

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“Cronies must desert or be damned”

A new editorial in the Guardian argues against intervention in the manner that Blair and Bush did in Iraq and Afghanistan. It does, however, support the asset freeze and is making a case for the International Criminal Court to try … Continue reading

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Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi: The New Face of Libyan Defiance

A new article sketches a profile of Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and says that, with his background and interesting in democracy and reform, he looked to be promising a new dawn. However, this image quickly disappeared when Saif spoke as his father’s … Continue reading

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Security forces have abandoned parts of Tripoli

Protesters have now secured certain parts of Tripoli where the security forces have withdrawn, the Guardian reports. Read more here

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Libyan judges make a list of demands

Around 100 Libyan judge, lawyers and state prosecutors have drawn up a list of demands in response to Gaddafi’s crackdown. The demands are as follows: • The bloodshed and attacks on Libyan citizens must halt immediately. • A transparent independent … Continue reading

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Arabs are democracy’s new pioneers

“One challenge facing observers of the uprisings spreading across north Africa and the Middle East is to read them as not so many repetitions of the past but as original experiments that open new political possibilities, relevant well beyond the region, … Continue reading

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Libyan mission to the UN resigns

AP has reported that the entire Libyan mission to the UN in Geneva have resigned their post. The second secretary asked the Human Rights Council to stand for a moment of silence to “honour this revolution” Council members gave him … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Mass of protesters moving to Martyr Square

15:12 Al Jazeera English Eyewitness says there was gunfire after friday prayer. They went towards Tripoli and were joined on the way by other protesters. Live on television it appears another person takes the phone and yells at him, saying … Continue reading

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