BBC’s Matthew Price Reveals Life Inside the Rixos

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By Alex Weprin Comments

The BBC’s Matthew Price, who was one of a few dozen journalists trapped by Gadhaffi loyalists inside Tripoli’s Rixos hotel, presented a feature explaining life inside the hotel during those few days. Among the concerns was that the Gadhaffi loyalists would use them as human shields.

Eventually, thanks to the Red Cross and some Arabic speaking journalists (including a Jordanian producer for CNN), they were freed: