The key Libyans who have defected - and those who still support Gaddafi

The key Libyans who have defected - and those who still support Gaddafi
 

DefectorsMajor General Abdul-Fattah Younis, defected 22 February
Former interior minister and now chief-of-staff of the Libyan revolution was one of the most important figures to abandon Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's regime. He ordered his soldiers to raid a military base near Benghazi and seize the weapons that have fuelled the uprising. He participated in the 1969 revolution against the king and for over four decades headed the country's special forces.
Mustafa Abdul Jalil, defected 21 February
The first prominent defector, Jalil was justice minister between 2007 and 2011. Before that he was... read more

 
31 March 2011 in World News, Views: 4
Source: Guardian
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