Conflict & Justice

The situation in Eastern Libya

The revolt against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi began two weeks ago. It's taken a different course from the uprisings that have sprung up in other parts of the Arab world. The main difference has been Gaddafi's harsh response. He retains control around the capital but the crackdown doesn't seem to be working in the eastern half of Libya. The BBC's Kevin Connolly is in Benghazi.

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