- Title: LIBYA: Anti-Gaddafi protesters camp outside Benghazi courthouse
- Date: 27th February 2011
- Summary: BENGHAZI, LIBYA (FEBRUARY 26, 2011) (REUTERS ) BENGHAZI COASTLINE EXTERIOR OF BENGHAZI COURTHOUSE SIGN READING (Arabic): "COURT AND PROSECUTION COMPLEX OF NORTHERN BENGHAZI" VARIOUS OF A LIBYAN PROTESTER CLEANING THE GROUND OUTSIDE THE CAMP BANNER READING (Arabic): "NO PARTIES. NO FAMILIES. IT IS LIBYAN" PROTESTERS SLEEPING IN A TENT PROTESTERS SINGING (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) LIBYAN PROTESTER, ABDALLAH ALAAMAMY, SAYING: "We will continue camping until he (Gaddafi) leaves. And if he is still in office, we will kick him out. I would like to say to those who live in Tripoli that we will join you soon, we will come to support you. In God's will, sooner or later we will come to you." PROTESTERS COLLECTING CAMP GARBAGE
- Embargoed: 14th March 2011 12:00
- Location: Libya
- Country: Libya
- Topics: Domestic Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA21T6Y7HBKTZN2YD15NT6S2L28
- Story Text: Protesters say they will continue to camp outside the courthouse in Benghazi until Muammar Gaddafi steps down.
At a makeshift camp outside the courthouse in rebel-held Benghazi, dozens of opponents of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi reaffirmed their will on Saturday (February 26) to complete the task of toppling the regime.
"We will continue camping until he (Gaddafi) leaves. And if he is still in office, we will kick him out. I would like to say to those who live in Tripoli that we will join you soon, we will come to support you. In God's will, sooner or later we will come to you," said protester Abdallah Alaamamy.
The country's second city Benghazi fell to the opposition along with much of eastern Libya earlier in the uprising, which began more than a week ago.
Gaddafi vowed to "crush any enemy" on Friday (February 25), addressing a crowd of supporters in Tripoli's central Green Square.
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