Remembering a brave victim of Gaddafi’s thugs

The murder of Al-Jazeera cameramen, Ali Hassan Al Jaber – killed after a reporting team for the Arabic-language channel was ambushed by government forces near the town of Benghazi – has been mourned in Libya itself.

A crowd gathered in the city’s main square to honor al-Jaber, a Qatari national. They waved Qatari flags and chanted slogans in support of Al Jazeera, such as “with our soul, our blood, we’ll defend Al Jazeera”:

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