Libyan justice minister resigns in protest at violence
Libyan Justice Minister Mustafa Abdel-Jalil resigned Monday in protest at what he called an "excessive use of force against unarmed protesters.", dpa reported.
Abdel-Jalil confirmed that he was stepping down to Quryna, a Libyan newspaper with close ties to Libyan leader Moamer Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam.
Several Libyan officials and ambassadors have resigned in protest at the government's fierce crackdown on protesters, which has left hundreds of people killed, according to reports