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Protesters in Benghazi: 'Too early' to fight for Tripoli

Clinging-on and drumming-up support in Tripoli, Col Muammar Gaddafi remains defiant that he is staying put, refusing to bow down to further international pressure.

The UN has suspended Libya from the Human rights Council in an effort to stop the Colonel's violent crackdown on protesters.

As tens of thousands of people desperately try to flee the country, the UN says the situation on the border with Tunisia is at "crisis point."

The BBC's Middle East correspondent Jon Leyne reports from Benghazi.

  • 02 Mar 2011
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