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Qaddafi Doesn’t Deserve A Quick Death


By Evangeline Han
MELAKA, Malaysia – I first read the news of former Libyan
dictator Muammar Qaddafi’s capture and apparent death on Twitter.
At this point, though, we can’t be 100 percent sure that he
is dead.
If his death is confirmed, no doubt there will be much rejoicing.
While I don’t believe that we should feel glee when someone,
no matter how evil, has died, it’s impossible not to think about the Libyans
and how much they have suffered under the Qaddafi regime.
If Qadafi is dead, his death would be a relief for his
While he and his family lived lavish lifestyles, the Libyan
people suffered. Qaddafi sucked the livelihood and opportunities from his
Still, I don’t want to see Qaddafi dead, at least not now.
He should face justice. If he is alive, and I hope he is, he
needs to be brought to court. All the injustice and crimes he committed need to
be dug out and told to the world.
Qaddafi needs to have his day in court and to pay for his
Death now is too easy an escape route for him. Qaddafi
doesn’t deserve a quick and easy death from gunshots in battle.
The Libyan people deserve justice and they would be able to
get it if Qaddafi goes on trial.