After the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions, it is Libya in the news this time. A state of unrest and chaos prevailed in the North African state of Libya as protests grew against its government and head of state, Muammar al-Gaddafi.

While the former revolutions were fuelled by unemployment, price inflation and emergency laws, the Libyan protests are triggered by demands for democracy and grievances around delays and high political corruption. In fact, the country's political corruption index in 2010 was 2.2, which was worse than that of both Egypt and Tunisia.

Start the slideshow to know more about the 2011 Libyan Revolution and its current status: