In Misratah, a city under siege

By Donatella Rovera, Amnesty International’s crisis researcher.
I reached Misratah today after an 18-hour journey by sea. As we approached the port, it appeared that we might have to turn back because the area near the port was coming under heavy rocket fire from Colonel M’uammar al-Gaddafi’s armed forces.
Several journalists were also on board our ship, […]