A Libyan-American Reflects On Turmoil02:28
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Libyan women protest to demand the resignation of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and for a no-fly zone during a demonstration in Benghazi, eastern Libya. (AP)
Libyan women protest to demand the resignation of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and for a no-fly zone during a demonstration in Benghazi, eastern Libya. (AP)

The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross says Libya has descended into civil war and that doctors are seeing a "sharp increase" in the number of casualties.

We turn to a Libyan-American, Mohamed Ejahmi, for some perspective. Eljahmi's brother, Fathi Eljahmi, was a political dissident who died in 2009 of medical complications, after he was imprisoned under Moammar Gadhafi. According to human rights groups Fathi Eljahmi was denied medical care during his imprisonment.

This segment aired on March 10, 2011.

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