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Confused Ghaddafi threatens more war
The Libyan leader on a direct speech on state TV appeared more hysteric than rational, screaming messages of hatred to protesters, the media and foreign countries, insisting he himself was a great leader of progress all over Africa and Latin America.
"All the people should go out the streets. I am the head of the revolution," he screamed. "Go out of your house now," he ordered citizens, to "defend the achievements of the revolution." "You are millions; they are tens," he insisted.
He went on saying that the people "losing the lives of their children" did not know for what reason they fought. They were following "the rats" abroad, sitting comfortly and watching as people lost their children in Libya, he claimed, urging people to get out of their homes and into the streets to fight back.
"Go out in the streets. Chase [the protesters]! Take away their arms! Turn them into security agents," Colonel Ghadaffi urged Libyans. All those behind the protests "shall be punished with death sentences," he added, reading from the Libyan law code. "No mercy will be shown."
The Libyan leader - looking more and more confused and nervous, like he was under drug influence - however made no promises of reforms, as his son Saif al-Islam had indicated in a TV speech two days ago. He rather seemed disillusioned about his own people.
In several sighs of disappointment, Colonel Ghaddafi was asking the Libyan people, including one name tribes' leader after the other, where they were. "We know each other; we are friends; where are you?" It was time for them to come out now, he made in a last desperate appeal and unwanted display of isolation.
By staff writer
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