You can't camp here, Gaddafi

Construction of the Libyan leader's tent ordered to halt

Muammar Gaddafi, who is in New York to address a meeting of the UN general assembly, just can’t find a place to settle down. He tried to pitch his large Bedouin tent, which he often uses while traveling, in New Jersey and Central Park and was refused both times. Now, the town of Bedford, NY, located 45 miles north of Manhattan, has ordered construction of a tent there to halt because it’s being built in a no camping zone. “There is no such thing as diplomatic immunity when it comes to complying with local laws and ordinances,” Joel Sachs, an attorney for the town told the Guardian. “This is a private piece of property and they have to comply with the laws of this municipality.”

The Guardian

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