January 22, 2012

Libyans Storm Gov't HQ in Benghazi

Mohammad Al Tommy, Reuters

AP Photo

People in Benghazi, birthplace of the revolt which forced out former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, have been protesting for weeks to demand the sacking of Gaddafi-era officials and more transparency about how the NTC is spending Libyan assets.

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