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· February, 2011

Stories about Libya from February, 2011

22 February 2011

Libya: Why was Gaddafi Late?

This post is part of our special coverage Libya Uprising 2011. Libya's dictator Muammar Al Gaddafi is now speaking on State TV. In the wait leading up to his speech, tweeple...

UAE: Libyan Consulate in Dubai Occupied and Flags Removed

In response to the ongoing massacre in Libya under a media blackout, protesters in Dubai, UAE, headed towards the Libyan Consulate on Tuesday to call for the end of the...

21 February 2011

Libya: Qaradawi Issues Gaddafi Fatwa

As the carnage and horror coming out of Libya continues to dominate our timelines, top Muslim cleric Youssef Al Qaradawi issued a fatwa (religious edict) calling for anyone who can...

Libya: Death Before Liberty (Videos)

Since the uprising against the rule of Libya's Muammar Al Gaddafi, a dedicated group of people have been sending their videos and photos to the outside world so we can...

Libya: Stop Gaddafi's Massacre

The world is watching in horror, as harrowing reports are making their way from Libya. News of the aerial bombing of Tripoli has united people from all over the world...

Voices from Libya: “It's a massacre” (Audio)

The online group feb17voices has begun interviewing and collecting audio testimonies of people throughout Libya. What they've created is a very personal and immediate perspective of the protests and how...

Libya-Italy: online reactions to the “Berlusconi connection”

Given the recently close relationship between Gheddafi and the Italian government, materials and many varying opinions on this unusual bond are emerging. Here is an overview of what is being...

Arab World: The Great Social Media Debate

For months it seems, a debate has been raging over the role of social media in demonstrations. More recently, that debate has focused on Tunisia and Egypt, where sites like...

Libya: Amidst Spotty Internet, Some Send Missives

Just twelve hours after a disappointing speech from Muammar Gaddafi's son, Libyans are still going strong, and continue to protest. With both phone service and the Internet in flux, many...

Libya: Gaddafi Junior's Speech Welcomed with Shoes and Slippers

Libyan dictator's son Saif Al Islam Al Gaddafi addressed Libyans earlier on Libyan State television, blaming everything other than his father for the massive protests and bloodshed the country has...

Libya: “Tonight is the night. TONIGHT.”

Events in Libya can no longer be termed just anti-government protests. Fighting with anything from heavy weapons to clubs and sticks has broken out throughout certain cities between defecting members...

20 February 2011

Libya: Gaddafi Son's Excuses for the People's Uprising

Libyan dictator's son Saif Al Islam Al Gaddafi is addressing Libyans on State television, blaming everything other than his father for the massive protests and bloodshed the country has been...

Arab World: The Uprisings Continue

It's revolution time across the Arab world, with people rising and calling for political, economic and social reforms. Rallies, demonstrations and protests across the region are flooding our timelines, with...

19 February 2011

Libya: Benghazi Rises Against Gaddafi (Updated)

News organizations and people on the ground have reported that Libya's army have shot at demonstrators in Benghazi protesting against the 42-year-rule of Muammar Al Gaddafi. Located 1,400km east of...

17 February 2011

Libya: Gaddafi Cracks Down on Anti-Regime Protestors

News is emerging on Twitter that Libyan leader Mu'ammar Gaddafi has sent in the army against protestors, with deaths reported in Benghazi and other parts of the country. Libyans have...

16 February 2011

Libya: Protests Against Gaddafi Start Ahead of Schedule

Hoping to emulate recent popular uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, Libyan pro-democracy activist have been calling for protests against the 41-year-old autocratic rule of Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi. They set February...

Libya: Protests Begin in Benghazi Ahead of February 17 Day of Wrath

Libya's revolution date is pencilled in for February 17 - but it seems that the Libyans are too eager to voice their rage and anger at Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, who...

1 February 2011

Arab World: A Revolution Time-Table

An Arab revolution time-table is being circulated online, with potential revolution dates pencilled in for Sudan, Syria, Algeria, Libya and Morocco. The dates are January 30 (Sudanese students are already...

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