Libyan revolution sours for women

Dec 3, 2012 Full story: Newsday 8

Sunderland, on England's north-east coast, is an unlikely refuge for a Libyan activist forced to flee the very revolution she helped bring about.

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Carlos

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

#1 Dec 4, 2012
What the hell this idiot was expecting? Helped to destroy Jamhyria to rise salafites? Give her a monarchist flag and send her back to new Libya!
Oliver Cromwell

Blackpool, UK

#2 Dec 4, 2012
Spot on Carlos,i don't give a Rats arse what happens to her,she asked for it.
janet jacoby

Seymour, IN

#3 Dec 4, 2012
Why are stories like this supposed to be shocking?? May I refer people to the stature women had under Gaddafi?? He had the best human rights record in all of Africa. Women could vote, and there are still videos of women working in assembling TV sets very happywith their status and their income. MORE THAN THIS, WOMEN DID NOT HAVE TO ENTER INTO A FORCED MARRIAGE. THEY COULD CHOSE THEIR OWN IMAM FOR BACKING ON THIS. SO MANY OF BBC STORIES ARE NOW HANDPICKED FOR SUPPORT TO THEIR INTERVENTION IN BRINGING DOWN A REGIME CRITICAL OF THE WESTERN GLOBAL AGENDA.

Since: Dec 12

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#4 Dec 4, 2012
oh well

Since: Dec 12

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#5 Dec 4, 2012
my bad
LibyanGuy

London, UK

#6 Dec 4, 2012
janet jacoby wrote:
Why are stories like this supposed to be shocking?? May I refer people to the stature women had under Gaddafi?? He had the best human rights record in all of Africa. Women could vote, and there are still videos of women working in assembling TV sets very happywith their status and their income. MORE THAN THIS, WOMEN DID NOT HAVE TO ENTER INTO A FORCED MARRIAGE. THEY COULD CHOSE THEIR OWN IMAM FOR BACKING ON THIS. SO MANY OF BBC STORIES ARE NOW HANDPICKED FOR SUPPORT TO THEIR INTERVENTION IN BRINGING DOWN A REGIME CRITICAL OF THE WESTERN GLOBAL AGENDA.
Women could vote? Really? Vote on what exactly?
Carlos

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

#7 Dec 5, 2012
LibyanGuy wrote:
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Women could vote? Really? Vote on what exactly?
If you are really a Libyan - I believe you are fake - you know all adults had the right and duty to participate in the deliberation of their local Basic People's Congress (BPC). This is called direct democracy, not this bullshit we have around the world and now in Libya.
Oliver Cromwell

Blackpool, UK

#8 Dec 5, 2012
There is no Government in Libya just a bunch of tribal Gangs.

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