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"Libyan symbol of freedom sentenced to 6 years behind bars"

A Symbol of Freedom

Eman al-Obeidi escaped Gadhafi's dictatorship many years ago and was a symbol of freedom, and hope, for all of Lybia. After four years in America, she is being jailed. After the assault of two women in a Boulder Bar.


Eman had gotten one court order but refused to go. They tried again with a court room closer to her community. This one she went to and has been held there since the ruling of maximum security prison for 26 years.

The Ruling

The original ruling had been 16 years, however her lawyer requested leniency and she was granted only six years.