From an email I just received from Amnesty International:
Yesterday, in a menacing 70-minute address delivered by Libya’s leader Mu’ammar al-Gaddafi, the ruler instructed his followers to “fight until the last drop of my blood”.
Colonel Gaddafi’s remaining supporters have joined forces with foreign mercenaries to terrorize the streets of Libya. It appears they are ready to kill as many people as it takes to stay in power.
Foreign journalists and independent observers are still barred from entering the country. Inside, we know the death toll is rising, but by how much, we don’t know for sure.
To stop the spiraling violence in Libya, words alone are not going to be enough. The only way the UN can protect Libya is to get people on the ground in Libya.
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