Last updated: 22 february, 2011 - 09:31 GMT

Libya's UN mission in New York defect from Gaddafi

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As news of increasing state violence against civilians in Libya continued to emerge from the country, a number of the Libya's diplomatic community around the world appear to have defected from the Gaddafi regime.

In New York, Libya's UN mission have called for the UN Security Council to intervene to stop the regime attacking protestors with live ammunition.

So what could have made the Libyan diplomats change their minds about their allegiance to the Ghaddafi regime?.

BBC Network Africa's Paul Bakibinga spoke to Adam Tarbah, a member of the Libya Mission in New York and put it to him that it was not only Colonel Gaddafi the protesters want out.

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