As unrest in Libya grew into full fledged violent clashes, Change.org member Alyssa Kwan saw a crucial chance to make a difference: calling on BP, one of the largest companies doing business with the Gaddafi regime, to suspend operations in Libya.
She launched a concise and effective petition, which quickly gathered more than 2,500 signatures. The UN seemed to agree with the sentiment, imposing sanctions on the current Libyan government and referring several members of the regime to the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.
Within hours of the U.N.'s resolution approving military force in Libya, the country's government called for a cease-fire on Friday. Libya's foreign minister said that, as a member of the council, Gaddafi's regime is "obliged to acc... Read Post
Desperate members of the collapsing Gaddafi regime could try to unleash Libya’s stocks of chemical weapons, William Hague has warned. The Foreign Secretary said he could not rule out final desperate acts from a regime in its “death ... Read Post