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Stories from Libya, Tuesday March 1
Posted By admin On March 1, 2011 @ 10:33 am In Community News,News | Comments Disabled
The Washington Post
by Leila Fadel
Washington Post Foreign Service
BENGHAZI, LIBYA – Mehdi Mohammed Zeyo was the most unlikely of revolutionary heroes. The bespectacled 49-year-old worked in the supplies department of a state-owned oil company. He was a diabetic with two teenage daughters.
The Guardian, UK
by Muhammad min Libya
“Kiss my mum goodbye for me, and tell her that her son died a hero,” said my friend Ahmed, 26, to the first person who rushed to his side after he was shot in a Tripoli street.
by Evan Hill
Libya’s turning point may have come when protesters overwhelmed a barracks in Benghazi.
United Shades of Britain
by Nadia Oweidat and Cynthia P. Schneider
(CNN) — The young Arab women and men of Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya and Yemen have proved that they are willing to die to build a better future. They yearn for freedom, opportunity and democracy. It is doubtful they will accept anything less.
This link contains what appears to be a conversation with a young African man telling why he is willing to kill for Gaddafi.
I know what I am doing is wrong, but if it’s for the future of my children, I will be willing to sell my soul.
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URLs in this post:
 In Libya, an unlikely hero of a youth-led revolution: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/28/AR2011022805298.html?wprss=rss_world&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
 Libya is united in popular revolution – please don’t intervene: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011/mar/01/libya-revolution-no-fly-zone?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
 The day the Katiba fell: http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/spotlight/libya/2011/03/20113175840189620.html
 Messages from unknown blogger inside Lybia (Some strong language, parental discretion advised): http://www.unitedshades.org.uk/please-spread-the-message-they-are-being-massacred-and-want-people-to-know.aspx
 A new Arab world is coming, with or without U.S.: http://www.cnn.com/2011/OPINION/02/27/oweidat.schneider.arab.world/index.html?eref=rss_latest&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed:+rss/cnn_latest+(RSS:+Most+Recent)&utm_content=Google+Feedfetcher
 reddit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reddit
 African Mercenaries in Libya: http://www.reddit.com/r/worldnews/comments/fu01z/african_mercenaries_hired_by_the_gaddafi_regime/
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