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LIBYA: Kadafi caricatures, parodies abound

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KFC surfaced as a symbol of Western influence and revolt during Egyptian anti-government protests last month in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.

On Tuesday, Libyan activists decided to trade Col. Moammar Kadafi for Col. Sanders.

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It was just one among many irreverent Kadafi signs that have surfaced in recent days at protests in Libya and near Libyan embassies overseas. They range from caricature to makeshift parody.

-- Molly Hennessy-Fiske

Top photo: Facebook, Libyans group

Second photo: A Palestinian protester at a solidarity protest in the West bank town of Ramallah on Tuesday. Credit: Atef Safadi / European Pressphoto Agency

Third photo: A protester uses a shoe to hit a picture of Kadafi in the eastern Libyan city of Musaid, on the border with Egypt, Tuesday. Credit: Asmaa Waguih / Reuters

Fourth photo: A protester in Musaid. Credit: Asmaa Waguih / Reuters


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