A few weeks ago we spoke to Munsif El-Buri, a Libyan political dissident living in Missouri. At the time, he said that what happened in Tunisia and Egypt would have an effect on Libya. He was right, Libya is currently experiencing it's own protests. Libya is one of the richest countries in the area, while its people are extremely poor, says El Buri. The rate of unemployment is more than 30 percent. El Buri has been following the recent protests closely.
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