What's Going On in Libya? Who to Follow, Where to Watch
Revolution in Libya: August 22, 2011
The situation in Libya has been changing rapidly during the past several hours. Here's a quick list of who to follow and where to tune in so you can keep up with unfolding events.
- The Lede's Libya Twitter List: Andy Carvin is a one-man bureau, but he's not alone.
- Al-Jazeera Live Stream
- Reuters: The Battle for Tripoli
- Via Boing Boing, Mike Hills' list of Journalists in Libya
- NowPublic Feature Coverage: Libya Uprising
So far, it's been confirmed that the NTC has taken over Tripoli, and that celebrations are widespread thoughout the city in the pre-dawn hours. Three of Muammar Gaddafi's sons have been arrested.
The dictator's fate is unknown: varying reports have him dead, captured, or having fled Libya. After six months of civil war, Libya is facing an uncertain future as the 41-year rule of Muammar Gaddafi comes to an end.