“We won’t use these weapons”: militiamen at Justice Ministry siege

By Tom Westcott.

Tripoli, 1 May 2013:

Militiamen who are besieging the Ministry of Justice demanding that the Political Isolation Law be passed say that they will not fire the guns they used to shut the ministry.

“We are not going to use these weapons,” one protestor told the Libya Herald today. Gesturing towards seven ‘technicals’ (vehicles mounted with anti-aircraft guns) and one vehicle armed with a multiple-launch rocket system (MLRS) parked opposite the Ministry, he said: “This is the only way we could close the ministries. This is the only way . . .

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