Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

General Strike in Libya's Capital Over Militia Violence

Most businesses and schools in Libya's capital are closed Sunday after residents called for a strike to protest recent deadly violence by militias in Tripoli. Streets in the capital are deserted and residents have set up roadblocks to protect their neighborhoods from more possible violence. The head of Tripoli's city council, al-Sadat al-Badri, says the strike is to last three days. Violence broke out Friday when at least 43 people were killed and more than 450 wounded when...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter