Tears of Joy as Libyans Rush to Vote

Tears of Joy as Libyans Rush to Vote

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photo of Libyan flags by BRQ, via Flickr-ccCrowds of joyful Libyans, some with tears in their eyes, parted with the 40-year legacy of Gaddafi’s dictatorship on Saturday as they voted in the first free national election in 60 years.

Libyans — some braving violence — are choosing a 200-member assembly which will elect a prime minister and a cabinet before preparing full parliamentary elections next year under a new constitution.

(READ the story from Reuters)

Photo by BRQ, via Flickr-cc


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