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Libya protests: UN Security Council condemns crackdown

The UN Security Council has condemned the Libyan authorities for using force against protesters, calling for those responsible to be held to account.

In a statement, the council demanded an immediate end to the violence and said Libya's rulers had to "address the legitimate demands of the population".

Nearly 300 people have been killed so far, according to Human Rights Watch.

Damon Embling reports.

  • 23 Feb 2011
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