Libya's oil has protected its regime from criticism abroad. But those who support democracy must back our fight for freedom
Mohamed Abdul Malek
(chairman of Libya Watch)
guardian.co.uk, Monday 21 February 2011
".....The coming months will define a period of political change and uncertainty unlike any other in the living history of the Libyan people. One thing that is certain though is that the lethargic and submissive attitude of the people is a thing of the past. No matter what the future holds for Libya, its people have lost the fear that has been instilled in them for so long. They are no longer afraid to die for the country they hold dear, and it is this that will ensure that never again will they allow themselves to be subject to the oppression and subjugation they have lived with under Gaddafi....."