Posts Tagged ‘AJE’

  • “If we stop now, we get killed anyway,” says a young woman from Benghazi
    These are the words of a Libyan young woman from a YouTube video of an AJE segment on the efforts to help the war by the women of Benghazi.  The women of Benghazi: http://bit.ly/fPkanq. “If we stop now, we get killed anyway,” she explains. Her words echo the sentiment underlying the religious fervor with which the untrained, lightly armed freedom fighters...
    by at March 10th, 2011 at 02:03 pm
  • Women journalists Alex Crawford and Jacky Rowland best reports from the front lines in Libya
    Two women journalists are press stars on the front lines of combat in Libya. Alex Crawford Sky News Alex Crawford spent a night in a mosque in Green Square in Zawiya Libya and reported from the thick of the battle that has been raging there as tens of tanks and armored trucks relentlessly attack both civilians and freedom fighters. Watch her account on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkaAXDTLhsw Jacky...
    by at March 9th, 2011 at 08:03 am
  • Iman Bugaighis is spokeswoman for Libyan Provisional Transitional National Council
    A community volunteer and a woman has the job of spokesman for the Libyan Provisional Transitional National Council in Benghazi. Iman Bugaighis was an original member of the self-appointed “Feb. 17 Revolution” committee of 13 members which ran the city from a courthouse from the first days of the successful takeover by euphoric young revolutionaries. Her LinkedIn...
    by at March 7th, 2011 at 05:03 pm
  • Irony of U.S. and Al Jazeera collaboration on Libya
    Does anyone else see the irony? The U.S. has worked hard to move the world to take action on a crisis that Al Jazeera English brought to the world’s attention. And kept there. This is not saying that either the US or AJE are working single-handedly. There are lots of players who have moved the ball forward. But it certainly seems ironic that the US is going where...
    by at March 1st, 2011 at 02:03 pm
  • Where do I get my news on Libya?
    Tweetosphere is vital. There are several links to follow but Retweeting keeps you in touch with most of the news that is coming out of Libya as well as what’s being said around the world. Check these sources out. Or follow me on Twitter @LVworldview for a my summary. I follow: (this list is far from complete sources for Libya. But I get hundreds of tweets a day from...
    by at February 24th, 2011 at 11:02 am
  • Sunni cleric al-Qaradawi issues fatwa – kill Gaddafi!
    This is where the real split happens in cultures. Yusuf al-Qaradawi is arguably the most influential Sunni Muslim cleric in the world. He is considered by many to be the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood. Foreign Policy names him the world’s 3rd most influential public intellectual. He has regularly spoken in the past in support of democracy. But today,...
    by at February 21st, 2011 at 07:02 pm