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Libya uprising: Journey in land of chaos

Ynet reporter risks his life to bring images and voices from bloody streets of Tripoli, including close encounter with Gaddafi at hotel. Deputy FM Kaim: He can't resign because is not a president or secretary general. He is the leader

Ron Ben-Yishai Published: 03.11.11

TRIPOLI - A cloud of yellow dust descended on Tripoli Wednesday. Sandstorms are commonplace here, and this desert city lives within them. Giant posters of Muammar Gaddafi can be seen everywhere. He is worshipped here. On the way to the airport I stop at the Abu Salim neighborhood with a number of other reporters. I take out my camera, and moments later I find myself surrounded by dozens of men, women and children waving pictures of Gaddafi and chanting slogans in his honor.

"Only God, Muammar and Libya" – this is the slogan repeated by Gaddafi's supporters in Tripoli, similar to the famous Nazi slogan "

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Added: Mar-11-2011 
By: aydeo
Middle East
Tags: Libya uprising, Gaddafi, Ynet reporter, land of chaos
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