(EU Battle Group ) '..to take on Gaddafi.'

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'..weapons that are suitable to take on Gaddafi.'

<blockquote>'Khalifa al-Zwawi, an appeal court judge who heads Misrata's transitional council, said that after weeks of fierce fighting, rebel forces would eject the last of Gaddafi's forces from the city "very soon".


"The most important thing for us now is arms. We need weapons that are suitable to take on Gaddafi. As soon as our freedom fighters reach people in other cities they will join our revolt," he said.


Cash is also required. Since the start of the uprising, most business has ground to a halt, and few people have continued working as normal. Civil servants' salaries have not been paid, although small cash disbursements have been made to poorer families.'

- Xan Rice, Misrata rebel leader pleads for help to topple Gaddafi, 29 April 2011</blockquote>

'..Gaddafi troops raping..'

<blockquote>'The use of rape as a weapon during wartime has received increasing attention at the United Nations. Last year, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed a special envoy on sexual violence during armed conflict, Margot Wallstrom.

Earlier this month, Wallstrom chided the Security Council for failing to mention sexual violence in two recent resolutions on Libya, despite having made the subject a priority.'

- Louis Charbonneau, '..Gaddafi troops raping..', Apr 28, 2011</blockquote>

European Battle Group standing by.

<blockquote>'..In 2004, then Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, welcomed the plans and emphasised the value and importance of the Battle Groups in helping the UN deal with troublespots.'

- Wikipedia</blockquote>