Sunday, March 27, 2011

And we have no idea where

This video of Iman al-Obeidi being silenced and taken away by Gaddafi's thugs is one of the most harrowing things I've seen in a while.

I, for one, want to know what happened to this woman.


Kris said...

If people didn’t already have an understanding of the routine apparatus of a totalitarian state, they have a rather graphic illustration now.

The brazenness of internal security actions in ‘managing the issue’ – itself an inherently personal story – in the presence of numerous western journalists (with cameras rolling) provides a starker demonstration than any number of ‘police actions’, riot squads or suppression of public dissent.

Really deplorable stuff.

lily said...

CNN just confirmed that she could escape to Tunisia.

John Carter Wood said...

Yes, I just saw that. I hope that works out!