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Live: Libyan revolt spreads as cities fall to protesters

Video by Aurore Cloe DUPUIS , Catherine VIETTE

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2011-02-23

Despite his defiance, Libyan leader Maummar Gaddafi has lost control of the eastern city of Benghazi and a growing list of other towns, as soldiers and senior administration officials defect to the protesters' cause.

Date created : 2011-02-23

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