Gaddafi's female bodyguards

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The female bodyguards of Libyan Col. Muammar Gaddafi stand in front of the stage in Dakar, Senegal during the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture.

Credit:

Ricci Shryock

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    Libyan Col Muammar Gaddafi's female bodyguards stood watch as the Libyan leader spoke in Dakar, Senegal in December 2010. Gaddafi was in Senegal to speak at the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture.

    Credit:

    Ricci Shryock

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    The four female bodyguards traveling with Gaddafi stood below the stage as he spoke at the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture in Dakar this past December.

    Credit:

    Ricci Shryock

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    The boots of Gaddafi's female bodyguards stood out in contrast to their counterparts.

    Credit:

    Ricci Shryock

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    Gaddafi's female bodyguards stand by as the Libyan leader speaks at the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture in Dakar, Senegal in December.

    Credit:

    Ricci Shryock

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    Besides his four female bodyguards, Gaddafi also traveled with a contingent of male bodyguards.

    Credit:

    Ricci Shryock

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    Gaddafi called for the creation of a unified African army in Dakar, Senegal during the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture in December, 2010.

    Credit:

    Ricci Shryock

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    Senegal President Abdoulaye Wade sat next to Gaddafi as one of the Libyan leader's female bodyguards stands below the politicians. Both leaders spoke in favor of the creation of one African army.

    Credit:

    Ricci Shryock

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    The female bodyguards of Libyan Col. Muammar Gaddafi stand in front of the stage in Dakar, Senegal during December’s World Festival of Black Arts and Culture.

    Credit:

    Ricci Shryock

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    The female bodyguards of Libyan Col. Muammar Gaddafi stand in front of the stage in Dakar, Senegal during the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture.

    Credit:

    Ricci Shryock

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    One of the female bodyguards of Col Muammar Gaddafi runs to the caravan as the Libyan leader leaves the stage to travel to an event at the Presidential Palace in Dakar, Senegal.

    Credit:

    Ricci Shryock

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    Libyan Col. Muammar Gaddafi greets the crowd at the Presidential Palace in Dakar, Senegal in December, 2010 during the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture.

    Credit:

    Ricci Shryock