Loan offers hope for Libyan students in Australia

The Australian government is providing a loan to help ease the plight of Libyan students in Australia.

As the Gaddafi regime has crumbled in recent weeks, hundreds of Libyan students in Australia have been watching with mixed emotions. Many are supportive of the rebels who have been fighting to bring down the government of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. But the turmoil in Libya has also meant difficulties for them in Australia. There’s some hope now that those difficulties will be alleviated by a decision by the Australian government to support them. Ruth Eisenreich reports.

SBS Radio World News, 02/09/2011

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