South African cartoonist, satirist and social commentator Zapiro charts an alternate Oscar ceremony.
__The desport tin pot Oil Thug cracks .. and as he c reacks with his Hundreds of Millions he buys off in gangster style hundres to fight the delusory cause. A little Hitler with his bandits. And raving accusations... and his long awaited confession
"I am like the Queen of England. I have jurisdictions."
But Colonel Gaddafi also showed every sign of marshalling thousands of
mercenaries, many from sub-Saharan Africa, and irregular forces to defend his
redoubt in Tripoli, which also appeared to remain in a state of lockdown.
One suggested that the scenes were reminiscent of Somalia with gangs of armed men inWitnesses said that thousands of these forces were massing on roads to the
makeshift uniforms brandishing machine-guns, and unlike police, military units and army
officers who have defected to join the protesters, were apparently willing to carry out the
dictator's threat on Wednesday to defend the regime to "the last drop of blood".