Misrata

  • 27 Apr 2011

    The director of the only hospital still functioning in Misrata says “the world looks on. Like it’s a movie. Like it’s not real. But it is real. It’s been 70 days now.”

  • 27 Apr 2011

    NATO airstrikes force Gaddafi troops to withdraw from central areas of the besieged city of Misrata but shelling continues.

  • 26 Apr 2011

    Alex Thomson blogs from four miles off the coast of Misrata, on board a ship bringing relief supplies to the besieged city.

  • 26 Apr 2011

    The besieged port city of Misrata has been bombarded by pro-Gaddafi forces, killing at least three people as the Foreign Secretary warns Britain should prepare to be involved for the “long haul”.

  • 25 Apr 2011

    An air strike by Nato forces flattens a building inside Colonel Gaddafi’s Bab al-Azizia compound in Tripoli. Meanwhile, government troops are reported to have resumed bombardment of Misrata.

  • 24 Apr 2011

    “Getting past the phalanx of armed guards at the gates of the Rixos sans government minder is hard, but we’d obtained a contact who claimed to be a rebel fighter in the heart of the capital and we were determined to meet him. If he was prepared to take the risk, so were we…”

  • 24 Apr 2011

    Channel 4 News Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jonathan Miller reports on the challenges of broadcasting stories from the parts of Libya still under Gaddafi’s control.

  • 23 Apr 2011

    A 16-year-old boy tells reporter Ruth Sherlock how Gaddafi loyalists forced him and other youths to fight the rebels on the front line of Misrata’s bitter siege.

  • 21 Apr 2011

    Photographer and filmmaker Tim Hetherington has died in Misrata, Libya. Channel 4 News Foreign Correspondent Jonathan Miller pays tribute to him.

  • 21 Apr 2011

    Tributes are pouring in for Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros, the two photojournalists killed in Misrata, including from Channel 4 News Foreign Correspondent Jonathan Miller in Tripoli.

  • 21 Apr 2011

    British filmmaker Tim Hetherington and US photographer Chris Hondros were killed and two other journalists injured by mortar fire in the besieged Libyan city of Misrata. Jonathan Miller pays tribute.

  • 20 Apr 2011

    The Libyan Government’s shelling of rebel-held Misrata, including the targeting of hospitals and killing of civilians, could constitute crimes under international law, the UN human rights chief says.

  • 19 Apr 2011

    As the British Government announces it’s sending British military advisors to Afghanistan, Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson asks whether the EU could end up fighting on foreign soil for the first time?

  • 18 Apr 2011

    As Britain helps 5,000 refugees from Misrata, a flashpoint city in Libya’s war, International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell tells Channel 4 News “very brave people” are leading the mission.

  • 17 Apr 2011

    Street by street, the battle for Misrata goes on. Channel 4 News Foreign Correspondent Jonathan Miller reports from Libya as a UK minister travels to the United Nations for humanitarian crisis talks.