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Libya - Photo report

Benghazi, the centre of the Libyan uprising

An effigy of a soldier hangs from a trffic light in Benghazi
An effigy of a soldier hangs from a trffic light in Benghazi Philippe Nadel/RFI

A photo report from the heart of Benghazi, Libya's second largest city, where the anti-government protests the country started. The city fell three weeks ago into the hands of opponents of leader Moamer Kadhafi, who have since set up a revolutionary committee and put in place a municipal council. On Tuesday leaders said a military council had been formed, made of officers who joined protesters against Kadhafi's rule, who will liaise with similar groups in other cities.

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