When the Libyan city of Benghazi fell into the hands of the opposition a week ago, Saleh Zayani grabbed two sound mixers and a microphone and headed to the radio transmission building.
His friends were too afraid to join him, so Zayani went with an armed guard, plugged in his equipment and began to speak.
“This is free Libya, and Tripoli is our capital,” he proclaimed at 2 p.m. on Feb. 21.
Radio Free Libya has been broadcasting uninterrupted every day since.
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