Moammar Gaddafi has ruled Libya for more than 40 years. Now, he is strongly rejecting opposition demands that he give up power, as anti-government demonstrators continue to push for his ouster.
1970 Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi is shown in uniform in this 1970 photo. He has controlled Libya since he came to power in a bloodless 1969 military coup. AP Buy Photo