Libyan Anchor Waves Gun on Air, Declares Herself Martyr to 'Protect Colleagues' (Video)

Hala Misrati, who has defended the Gaddafi regime, says she doesn't want "Tripoli or all of Libya" to fall to rebels.


Libyan state news anchor Hala Misrati waved a gun on air during a weekend broadcast.

"With this weapon, I either kill or die today," says Misrati, who has been criticized for defending the Gaddafi regime this spring when NATO and the U.S. launched attacked.

"You won't take the channel, Tripoli or all of Libya," continued Misrati of the rebel attacks as the country engages in civil war. "I will protect my colleagues at the channel… We are willing to become martyrs."