“Every time they killed one of us, more came. When they started shooting, we hit back with bricks.” —Mohammed Haman, 29, on how Libyan youth seized the town of Benghazi. Read the full account here.
“Get control of your children, keep them at home. Those young teenagers are carrying machine guns, and they feel trigger-happy. They shoot, especially when they get stoned with drugs.” — Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on state TV, to parents of the protesters.
“It is obvious that this is run by al-Qaida.” —Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, speaking on Libyan state TV, about the protests in his nation.