Tripoli, Libya has come under the rule of the resistance fighters and that turn of events has led to the release of journalists from several different news outlets.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, foreign journalists were released by Libyan forces who were holding them in the Rixos hotel Wednesday. The hotel the journalists were kept in had no electricity and water and food were in short supply.

CNN senior international correspondent Matthew Chance kept the Twitterverse and television audiences updated with news via Twitter and television, and announced Wednesday morning through Twitter “Rixos crises ends. All journalists are out! #rixos.”

According to MSNBC, even though journalists and anti-Gadhafi rebels are celebrating the Tripoli takeover, Gadhafi is still telling his supporters to “fight to the death,” according to what Hassan Droy, a spokesman for the rebel National Transitional Council, told Reuters.

Gadhafi has also vowed to fight “until victory or martyrdom” and wants the people of Tripoli and people in the surrounding areas to free Tripoli from “devils and traitors”.

What do you think about where the fight for Lybia is headed? Sound off in the comments section below.

You can read more about the Libyan crisis here at The Hollywood Reporter and here at MSNBC.

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By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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