Montage image of two British Libyans injured outside the embassy in London in 1984 - Mahmoud Alagori (L) and Adel Mansouri (R)
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1984 Libyan embassy shooting victims speak out

For almost three decades, two British Libyans who were injured outside the Libyan embassy in London during an anti-Gaddafi protest have kept quiet for fear of reprisals from Gaddafi's henchmen.

But now, the Libyan revolution has freed them to speak out on camera for the first time.

They told Newsnight's Glenn Campbell what happened that day and say they want justice for themselves and police officer Yvonne Fletcher who was murdered in the shooting.

Their interview comes as detectives investigating the murder of PC Fletcher have visited Libya for the fourth time since the revolution that overthrew Muammar Gaddafi.

The Metropolitan police are trying to identify those responsible for killing their colleague and wounding 11 anti-Gaddafi protestors outside the Libyan embassy in London in 1984.

These interviews were first broadcast on BBC Newsnight on Tuesday 12 February 2013.

  • 14 Feb 2013