News - North Africa - Libya - Conflicts - Demonstration - Governance
There are indications that Eastern Libya is now independent of Libya. Reports emanating from the city of Benghazi suggest that every element of Col Muammar Gaddafi’s influence in Eastern Libya has been broken. Tribes long hostile to the 68-year-old leader filled the streets in their thousands, lighting fireworks and waving the red, black and green flag of king Idris I- the man Gaddafi overthrew in 1969.

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Libya: Independence for the east? -
i think that if the East wants independence then give it to them a quick referendum will give the people the choice and maybe a peaceful seperation like the one with Southern Sudan and i am very happy the south seceded from its oppresive government - Wednesday 9 March 2011 - 18:49



 


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