Eyewitness accounts from Libya report violent government crackdown on civilians. While limited reporting makes it difficult to get a clear picture of the events on the ground, one thing is certain: the Libyan government is intentionally targeting unarmed civilians, and shows no fear in continuing. Additionally, violence in response to protests in the Libyan capital Tripoli has caused thousands to flee.
Call the State Department now at (202) 647-5291 and ask for a no-fly zone over Libya. If you are a member of a local STAND chapter, use the materials below to organize a call-in event to ask Secretary Clinton to implement a no-fly zone over Libya immediately.
We’ve been working hard this year to hold elected officials accountable to the promise of "Never Again." Our action now shows our own commitment to this mission. STAND against violence in Libya. STAND by our mission to prevent and end mass atrocities.
Call the State Department now at (202) 647-5291 and encourage Secretary Clinton to implement a no-fly zone over Libya.
Silence has allowed mass murder in the past when just a few calls from U.S. citizens could have prevented such violence. You can help prevent and end attacks against civilians in Libya by encouraging your community to call the State Department now.
For more in-depth information, visit this previous post by STAND Advocacy Coordinator, Daniel Solomon.
Download a Call-In Event Flyer with talking points here.
Download a one pager about the situation in Libya and how you can take action here.