Miscellany

Tunisia, Egypt and now Libya?

Yesterday also saw the first mass demonstrations by Libyan women against the regime. ‘No one is clear what is going to happen or what is being planned,’ a Libyan opposition figure told me. ‘There are no opposition movements inside Libya but many young people have had enough of the regime.’


People want to be free. It should not be as rare as it is. I hope that someday it won’t be. And for those of us who are, we should celebrate and cherish it–and not worry so much about things that don’t matter.

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