I left the continent for a few days and when I returned Col Muammar Gaddafi was dead. Much has been said about this ‘dictator’ in the media lately. I’m more interested in the truth than going along with the usual crowd who continue to label this man a dictator. Yet only 2 years ago some of the same people who branded him this ‘dictator’ were conducting major economic deals with him now simply wanted him dead only 6 months ago. Why is that? Life is strange isn’t?
I will admit that I won’t and don’t ignore how he treated his own people during the Libyan riots and the demonstrations earlier this year. Interestingly now I spend more time researching what life was really like under Col Gaddafi’s government and what the future may hold for Libya as a whole. Were things really that bad for the Libyans? I will continue to share my thoughts and indeed my findings as usual.
My only wish is for the Libyan people to live in peace and prosperity going forward now. I came across this article and wondered how this sad situation would affect my own wish but more importantly the lives of the Libyans affected by recent events.