How It Happened: Gaddafi’s Aide Recalls Origins of 2011 ‘Revolution’ That Destroyed Libya

On 15 February 2011, against the background of the so-called Arab Spring protests rocking much of the Middle East at the time, protesters descended on the Libyan city of Benghazi armed with stones and petrol bombs to protest the detention of a local activist. Clashes escalated, eventually engulfing the country in a foreign-backed civil war.

How It Happened: Gaddafi’s Aide Recalls Origins of 2011 ‘Revolution’ That Destroyed Libya
On 15 February 2011, against the background of the so-called Arab Spring protests rocking much of the Middle East at the time, protesters descended on the Libyan city of Benghazi armed with stones and petrol bombs to protest the detention of a local activist. Clashes escalated, eventually engulfing the country in a foreign-backed civil war.