Rebels Set Deadline

by Matthew Shaffer

Leaders of a council organizing the rebels in Libya have demanded that Qaddafi step down within 72 hours, and offered not to pursue him or his family if their demand is met. P.J. Crowley says there will be no such immunity. “We want to see Gaddafi step down. Any departure from Libya dos not exempt Mr Gaddafi or his family from any responsibility and accountability for what has occurred,” the assistant secretary for public affairs said.

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