Daily Archives: August 9, 2011

Libya blasts NATO village ‘massacre,’ rebels in crisis

Libyan authorities on Tuesday accused NATO of a “massacre” of 85 villagers in air strikes in support of rebels, whose political leadership was in crisis with the sacking of its top officials. The village of Majer, 10 kilometres (six miles) … Continue reading

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Libya seeks court injunction to halt handover of embassy properties

Lawyers representing Tripoli were last night preparing to go to the courts for a judicial review preventing the NTC’s envoys from assuming control of the state’s property. The Libyan Embassy in London is due to reopen its doors today under … Continue reading

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Documentary: The Century of Self – Adam Curtis

‘The Century of the Self’ is an acclaimed and multiple award-winning documentary by U.K. filmmaker Adam Curtis. Split into four, individual 1-hour episodes, and originally aired on BBC, this documentary masterfully describes the impact of Sigmund Freud, the founder of … Continue reading

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Canada: New Democrats call for end to military mission in Libya

“Come the end of the timeline that we’ve set in Parliament, in September, I think it’s time to say that’s enough of the military equation for Canada, and we need to put our focus on the diplomatic side and the … Continue reading

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“Blanket of Darkness” over Tripoli. NATO Targets Electricity Generation.

Many areas of Tripoli and the surrounding district have been experienced blackouts as part of an effort to preserve electric power. The gas facilities in Zliten, east of Tripoli, where electricity is generated for the Libyan capital have been immobilized … Continue reading

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UN official deplores NATO attack on Libyan television station

The head of the United Nations agency entrusted with safeguarding press freedom today deplored a recent North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) attack on Libyan State broadcasting facilities last month which killed three media workers and injured 21 people.“Media outlets should … Continue reading

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