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Vantage Point: Libya

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Dan Glazebrook – NATO’s response to the ‘Arab Spring’

10th Nov 2012

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Bani Walid in Ruins

Homes, businesses, and public buildings including Bani Walid’s hospital looted, burnt and destroyed by militias

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Slouching Towards Sirte: NATO’s War on Libya and Africa

The next time that empire comes calling in the name of human rights, please be found standing idly by By Stephen Gowans, 8th November 2012 Maximilian C. Forte’s new book Slouching Towards Sirte: NATO’s War on Libya and Africa (released November 20) … Continue reading

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Amnesty International and the Human Rights Industry – Must Read

Who Will Watch the Watchmen? Counterpunch, DANIEL KOVALICK, 8th November 2012 When I studied law at Columbia in the early 1990s, I had the fortune of studying under Louis Henkin, probably the world’s most famous human rights theoretician.   Upon his … Continue reading

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Obama Turned Out Worse Than Bush – Dan Glazebrook

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Muammar Gaddafi Memorial, Conway Hall, London, 3rd November 2012

Dave Roberts – Global Civilians For Peace in Libya Asari Sobukwe, All African Peoples Revolutionary Party

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Refinery protest causes petrol shortage in Libyan capital

Nov 5 (Reuters) – Protests outside western Libya’s main oil refinery shut down operations for a second day on Monday, causing long queues at petrol stations in the capital Tripoli, a refinery spokesman said. Essam al-Muntasir of the Zawiya Oil … Continue reading

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Libya militias clash in central Tripoli

4th November (Reuters) Rival Libyan militias fired guns and rocket-propelled grenades at each other in Tripoli on Sunday and set fire to a former intelligence building in one of the worst breakdowns in security in the capital since the fall … Continue reading

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Meeting on Libya and Gaddafi

Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn, London, WC1R 4RL Saturday, 3rd November, 5pm until 8.30pm SPEAKERS: Chair: Sukant Chandan Dr Abdal Aziz – Libyan patriot and expert on Libyan affairs Mohamed Hassan – former African diplomat and expert on African, … Continue reading

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Bani Walid Pays Price for Refusing to Accept the Mark of the Beast

Pan-African News Wire, October 29th, 2012 By Gerald A. Perreira It is a year since the brutal killing of Muammar Qaddafi and the installation of NATO’s proxy government in Tripoli. The installed government is not in control and heavily armed … Continue reading

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Libya army has ‘no control’ in Bani Walid: defence minister

AFP, 29th October 2012 – Libya’s defence minister said Monday that the army has no control over Bani Walid, one of the last bastions of Moamer Kadhafi’s regime, and that armed groups there prevent families from returning home. “The chief of staff … Continue reading

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NATO’s gifts to the children of Libya

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ICRC: Situation remains difficult for population of Bani Walid

ICRC, 26th October 2012 The humanitarian situation remains difficult for the people of Bani Walid in Libya. To help those who fled the city after heavy clashes this week, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is working with … Continue reading

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Bani Walid: ‘Where is the international community, why have they forgotten us?’

Reuters, 26th October 2012 Hours after taking control of Bani Walid, a former stronghold of Muammar Gaddafi, Libyan militias from the rival city of Misrata fired ferociously at its empty public buildings. Fighters yelling “Allahu akbar (God is greatest) and … Continue reading

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Mummar Gaddafi loyalists hold out in last stand at Bani Walid

The Guardian, 25th October 2012 Bani Walid was supposed to be safe. The last of Muammar Gaddafi‘s loyalists were supposed to have been purged from this Libyan desert town, after an eight-day offensive by the army. Instead, there was mayhem here … Continue reading

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‘US, UK silent on Bani Walid massacres and chaos’

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Interview with Bani Walid residents

Bani Walid residents refused right of return

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‘Scenes of chaos’ in Bani Walid as militia attack residents returning home

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US blocks Russia’s draft statement in UN on peaceful resolution of Bani Walid violence

Russia Today, 23 October 2012 The United States has blocked a draft statement, proposed by Russia, on the resolution of violence in the Libyan town of Bani Walid, which has been under siege for weeks. The statement called for a … Continue reading

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Government’s Laying Siege to Town Exposes West’s Indifference to Human Rights

Counterpunch, 23 October 2012 For some time to come, Libya shall stand as an enduring symbol of the West’s hypocrisy, and indeed duplicity, on the issue of human rights.   While the West, and especially the United States, justified its aerial … Continue reading

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Endless Siege: Death count in Bani Walid rises daily

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Former Libyan Spokesman Moussa Ibrahim releases audio proving he has not been captured by Libyan militia

Sons Of Malcolm English Translation – Moussa Ibrahim audio message 20.10.2012 In the Name of God, the Great, and in the name of Fatah the great. Salute to all of you, freedom fighters of Libya. I am Dr. Moussa Ibrahim … Continue reading

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Moussa Ibrahim has not been captured – Lizzie Phelan

Lizzie Phelan: ‘The news that Dr Moussa Ibrahim has been arrested in Tarhouna, Libya is 100% false, and it will be proven so. It is not surprising that it comes on the one year anniversary since Muammar Qaddafi was murdered … Continue reading

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Muammar al-Gaddafi: 7 June 1942 – 20 October 2011

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‘Bani Walid is the centre of the new Libyan Revolution’ – Sukant Chandan

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Eleven killed as Libyan militia shell difiant Bani Walid

Russia Today, 18th October 2012 Clashes between Libyan authorities and Gaddafi loyalists have left 11 dead during the siege of anti-regime bastion Bani Walid. Libyan authorities continue to struggle against multiple militia groups in the midst of growing political disarray. … Continue reading

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The siege of Bani Walid

Middle East Online, 13th October 2012 The siege of Bani Walid, 180 km, south west of Tripoli has been in place for nearly two weeks now. It was publically authorized, encouraged and approved by Libya’s newly elected General National Conference GNC. … Continue reading

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Libyan army to head to Bani Walid after clashes

Lizzie Phelan Commentry – “When the former army was heading to Benghazi we were told (with no evidence) they were about to commit a massacre, yes now the new “army” are heading to Bani Walid we are told they are going … Continue reading

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Libyan militia ‘executed 67 detainees’

*Militias were posting videos of themselves executing detainees throughout the conflict as HRW and The Guardian promoted NATO ‘intervention’ The Guardian, 17th October 2012 Militia forces from the Libyan city of Misrata executed dozens of detainees following the capture and death of Muammar … Continue reading

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