- Title: LIBYA: Hundreds camp out at the Tripoli compound of leader Muammar Gaddafi
- Date: 22nd March 2011
- Summary: VARIOUS OF FAMILIES IN COMPOUND SOLDIER LYING ON GROUND SOLDIER MAKING VICTORY SIGN YOUNG MAN CARRYING PICTURE OF GADDAFI, MAKING VICTORY SIGN VARIOUS OF PEOPLE DANCING IN COMPOUND
- Embargoed: 6th April 2011 13:00
- Location: Libya
- Country: Libya
- Topics: War / Fighting,Domestic Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA8PH9IJJ55BZTMPHO8GIQ5ZHZ3
- Story Text: Hundreds of Libyans including dozens of families with children spent the night camped out at the compound of Muammar Gaddafi in a show of support for the Libyan leader.
Despite the cold weather women and children mixed alongside soldiers and protesters in a show of defiance against air attacks by Western powers.
The Libyan government announced on Sunday (March 20) that hundreds of people had offered to act as human shields for Gaddafi.
Western powers pressed ahead on Sunday with a campaign of air attacks in Libya, promising more strikes despite criticism by the Arab League.
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