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    • 24.02.11 | 08:47 (IST)

    If not militarily then at least diplomatically. It must be made known that the world does not accept the kind of ruthless attacks on civilian protesters that is going on in Libya. This could well be a very decisive point in history. We've just had two dictatorships fall, if Gadaffi is allowed to beat down the demonstrations with any means possible it will show the rest of the dictators out there that if they are just as ruthless they will stay in power and the rest of the world will do nothing. That blood will be on our hands. And for the record in international law a humanitarian intervention is an acceptable reason for using force against another nation.

    from the article: Elie Wiesel: 'World must intervene to stop Gadhafi'
    First published 03:52 24.02.11 | Last updated 03:52 24.02.11
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