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The UK home of Colonel Gaddafi’s son is in the hands of Libyan exiles. This is what it’s like from w
You pessimist :P
But seriously, it seems like the Libyan people have passed the breaking point - even the Libyan middle class (doctors, teachers, etc) are out there fighting and dying for a cause they believe in.
You can kill people, but you can't kill an idea.
On a less romantic note: the recent laughable SAS failure in Libya was an effort to make contact between MI6 and the rebels. This means that the UK are willing to sell weapons to the rebels (probably in exchange for the promise of cheaper oil access) and if foreign weapon salesmen are turning up to arm the rebels then Gaddafi's firepower advantage could quickly be overturned.
Hi Mr D.
You may find this interesting.
“In fact, they are unlikely to be disturbed as long as the landlord (or a representative) complains. In that case, the police have the power to remove the squatters, and they can be prosecuted if they refuse to leave. If they try to sell any of the private property in the house, they can also be prosecuted for theft.”
You better make yourself comfortable lads you won't be going home.
What a splendid post rizlaskins. Your prose is only eclipsed by your unique interpretation of British law. Unfortunately you labeled me to a political party that I consider about as pink as the rest of your government. Never mind, keep up the good work, you're a perfect example of your milieu, unfortunate upbringing, and the cretins that spawned you and your ilk.
Laurie Penny is a contributing editor to the New Statesman.