Due to the fact that Muammar Gaddafi has in fact got hold of its arms, partially from the leading powers, who are now committed to implement the “No FLY Zone”, it is fair enough that the latter prevent the tyrant from the devastation of his own people and country any further; – by the very arms they provided him not so long ago.
UN security council resolution 1973 (2011)
on Libya – full text
Read the full text of the resolution passed at UN headquarters in favour of a no-fly zone and air strikes against Muammar Gaddafi
UN security council vote for a no-fly zone over Libya. Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images