Libyan justice minister resigns in protest of violence

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February 21, 2011 17:28

 
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Libyan Justice Minister Mustafa Abdel-Jalil tendered his resignation in protests of what he called, "excessive use of force against unarmed protesters," DPA reported on Monday.

Abdel-Jalil confirmed to Libyan newspaper Quryna that he was in fact resigning, according to the report.

His resignation followed similar moves by other senior Libyan government officials and diplomats.

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