Monthly Archives: October 2011

The economically and morally bankrupt vultures descend on Libya

“There is a gold rush of sorts taking place right now,” The guns in Libya have barely quieted, and NATO’s military assistance to the rebellion that toppled Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi will not end officially until Monday. But a new invasion … Continue reading

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”This is not a revolution, this is chaos”

Libya is plunging into a cycle of tribal violence and retribution which, if left unchecked, could undermine the authority of its new leaders, spur new forms of insurgency and throw the country back into chaos. More than a week after … Continue reading

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Racist ‘rebel’ onslaught continues: Militias terrorizing residents of Tawergha

Human Rights Watch Militias from the city of Misrata are terrorizing the displaced residents of the nearby town of Tawergha, accusing them of having committed atrocities with Gaddafi forces in Misrata, Human Rights Watch said today. The entire town of … Continue reading

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Gaddafi remembered at prayers in Mali

[Extracts] Thousands of Muslims in Mali’s capital, Bamako, have held a special prayer service for killed ex-Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi. A huge of portrait Col Gaddafi hung at the entrance of the city’s main mosque, hailing him as a … Continue reading

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Black Libyans and migrant workers face racist attacks in ‘post-Gaddafi’ Libya

TRIPOLI — On the coast outside Tripoli, a squalid refugee camp shelters hundreds of African migrants who found work under Libya’s former regime, but are now jobless, discriminated against and unable to return home. Squatting in the derelict buildings of … Continue reading

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UN votes to end the relentless NATO bombing campaign

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Libya’s former UN ambassador fears for life in jail

A former Libyan PM and Ambassador to the UN now in NTC custody in Tripoli has suffered broken legs and other injuries following what relatives claim was a murder attempt by guards. The news comes just days after some 300 … Continue reading

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