Qaddafi forces hiding behind women and children in Misrata
Image by Πρωθυπουργός της Ελλάδας via FlickrDaily Mail:
Muammar Gaddafi's soldiers are using women and children as human shields to protect them from attacks in the besieged Libyan city of Misrata, it has emerged.They are acting like the desperate war criminals they are. Perhaps we should start rounding them up for trial.
This gruesome new twist in tactics by his forces came as Nato bombers targeted Gaddafi himself, destroying buildings around his seat of power in Tripoli, the capital, which remains under the despot’s control.
The raid flattened a building inside Gaddafi's heavily-fortified Bab al-Aziziyah compound early on Monday – in what officials claimed was a failed attempt on the Libyan leader's life. More than 45 people were hurt in the strike.
And then there is this: