Hundreds decry corruption in rare protest in Libya's east

Libyanstook to the streets ofBenghaziovernight toprotestagainst rising economic hardship, in a rare display of dissent in a city controlled by rogue General Khalifa Haftar.The protests began late Thursday as people blocked multiple roads, with some burning tyres at intersections and hundreds demonstrating late into the night against power cuts, cash shortages and high fuel prices, according to an AFP journalist.The demonstrations mirrored those held two weeks ago in the capital Tripoli, seat of the UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), a rival power-base to Haftar’s parallel easte…

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