I witnessed the aftermath of my husband's death. He was killed in December 1992 when a Libyan war plane collided mid-air with the the civilian plane he was in. I can't turn around and say I can't cope, because I was left with two young children to bring up (aged three and four).
We can all say we have a "right" to compensation but I didn't even have the "right" to go to my husband's funeral. Gaddafi had him buried in a mass grave outside Tripoli the following day.
Does anyone think a dictator, or a television company, is going to compensate me? Is my stress any less than these people demanding money from society?
Yours without bitterness,
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