Section: General News - As protest and government crackdowns in Libya continue, Libyans in the United States are fearing for the lives of their families and friends in their homeland.
Najla is a graduate student in Boston, Massachusetts. She does not give her last name for fear of her family being targeted by the government of Libya's longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi.
She says she calls her family as much as possible to make sure they are safe from the bloody anti-government demonstrations that are gripping the country.
"They are saying that the situation is so worse," said Najla. "They are really afraid. I wont say afraid; they are really scared and …