Samir Mavrakis left Libya in 1974 at the age of 18. He came to the United States to attend college and had planned to return. But, he realized the oppression of Muammar el-Qaddafi regime.
As the political unrest heightens in Lybia, one Saginaw family is growing anxious, knowing their loved ones are caught in the middle of a civil war. Now, they wait, desperately trying to get in touch with them.
They’re thousands of miles from Libya, but dozens of people at two demonstrations in Downtown Dallas Sunday said they feel they can make a difference.