Libya may have a new, macabre tourist attraction: the drain pipe where Libyan rebels found Moammar Gaddafi hiding Thursday. Since the former dictator's death, Libyans have started adding messages to the tunnel. One scrawled message reads, “This is the place of Gaddafi, the rat. God is the greatest,” in blue Arabic lettering, Newsmax reported.
Compare the evolution of the graffiti from a photograph earlier in the day:
The hastily scrawled sentiments contrast with the hand-painted caricatures and street art that have been popping up in Benghazi and other Libyan cities since the beginning of the Arab Spring. Al-Jazeera wrote that the graffiti has “become a telling assessment of the Libyan people’s sentiments.”
Here are some of the representations of Gaddafi and his son: