(BBC) Defiant Gaddafi refuses to quit amid Libya protests

Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi has refused to stand down amid widespread anti-government protests which he said had tarnished the image of the country.

In his first major speech since unrest began last week, Col Gaddafi said the whole world looked up to Libya and that protests were “serving the devil”.

He urged his supporters to go out and attack the “cockroaches” demonstrating against his rule.

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3 comments on “(BBC) Defiant Gaddafi refuses to quit amid Libya protests

  1. Pageantmaster Ù† says:

    “cockroaches”! What can one say?

    Prayers for the people of Libya at this terrible time for them; for their safety and for their future.

  2. montanan says:

    Wow – hard to reconcile that with the “Brotherly Leader and Guide of the Revolution”. (See [url=http://www.facebook.com/pages/Omar-Khadafi/115364458477457]here[/url].)

  3. evan miller says:

    Isn’t “cockroaches” what the Hutus called the Tutsi during the genocide in Rwanda? Not very politic of Gadaffi.