Category - Libya

  • March 11, 2011

    The government has been urged to cancel an international arms fair in the wake of public outrage over UK arms sales to the Gaddafi regime in Libya.

  • March 10, 2011

    A friend of mine was on that delayed plane out of Tripoli. You remember the one? We saw images of it stuck on the runway at Gatwick, some technical problems making take-off impossible.

  • March 7, 2011

    When the late Professor Fred Halliday made the case that the London School of Economics should not accept a £1.5 million Qaddafi Foundation grant, his expert and political/moral opinion was met with an air of polite condescension from on high. The 'realists' of course knew best. Except that now they realise they didn't.

  • March 7, 2011

    Libyan medical teams have told Amnesty International how they came under fire from pro-Gaddafi security forces while carrying out their medical work.

  • March 4, 2011

    Following protests over British arms sales to Libya, the police have warned government departments to be prepared for further demonstrations.

  • February 28, 2011

    The apostolic vicar of Tripoli has approached Muslim organisations to ask for protection for the small Christian population in the country.

  • February 25, 2011

    Christian clergy in Libya say they have no intention of leaving the country, after retaliation by the armed forces to popular protest has left hundreds dead.

  • February 25, 2011

    The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has sparked sharp criticism with his defence of his government's role in selling arms to the Middle East.

  • February 24, 2011

    While the Middle East uprisings have not revolved around religion, faith has not been absent from Arab scenes of protest in the last two months, says Shatha Almutawa. God and scripture are invoked by revolutionaries and those who oppose them for the simple reason that Arab dialects and ways of life are infused with religion.

  • February 23, 2011

    Christian Solidarity Worldwide is deeply concerned for the welfare of African refugees and asylum seekers caught up in the unrest in Libya.