Brooklyn Mourns Muammar Qaddafi

qaddafi Brooklyn Mourns Muammar Qaddafi
Muammar Qaddafi speaking in Tripoli last March. (Getty)

A group of activists including City Councilman Charles Barron gathered in Bed Stuy Monday night to mourn the loss of the late Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, who was killed by rebels October 20. Qaddafi’s death came after a NATO-backed revolution that ended his 42 year regime. Though Qaddafi was widely vilified for killing and torturing enemies during his reign, the group of mourners who eulogized him in Brooklyn last night hailed him as an African hero. Continue reading “Brooklyn Mourns Muammar Qaddafi”