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May the Libyan People Be Free

In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful

At long last, the battle for Libya appears to have been won. Today, Libyan dictator Moammar Ghaddafi was captured and killed, to the jubilation of Libyans everywhere. This man brutalized his people for so many years, and finally, they are free of his brutality.

I will not ask God to forgive this man – may the Lord deal with him as he deserves.

But, I will pray for the freedom and safety of the Libyan people. I pray that they live together in peace and brotherhood/sisterhood. I pray that prosperity finally be showered over their land. I pray that they are safe from any other extremist or barbarian that may want to prey upon them. May the Libyan people be free forever, and may no other brutal man terrorize them again.

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