But it’s not Libya.
The problem that many are facing in analysing Libya and Gaddafi’s demise is that they are looking at it all with a Western focus.
When it comes to human rights and democracy, the United States and its allies in Europe have zero consistency.
The Libyan people are strong and the recent uprisings across the world, not just in the Arab region, have shown the fortitude of The People to take back their agency and demand righteous governance and fair ability to lead their lives as they wish. But before having too much hope, let’s look at the reality of the situation – however bleak it may seem.
Gaddafi is no hero of the third world, the crimes he visited upon his own people are evidence of his true face.
You can help Libya’s rebels find the great Brother-Leader!
If the Libyan rebels get a theme song, it must be Ice Cube’s classic joint.
The Libyan leader’s son needs your help.
Sometimes you just have to stick with the bros… especially in times of mutual battle with foes.
The echoes of decolonization are still ringing in the background reminding us that the fight for equality, for fairness, for “Justice” is far, far from over.