# Libya: Yes, I’m saying that it’s all lies

Posted: 2011/09/07
From: Source       http://mathaba.net/news/?x=628558
An analysis that will show those who care what is really going on in Libya and why it affects everyone
Yes. You heard what I said. All of it. It’s all a bunch of lies.  I know that it is a shocking claim to many, that our trusted officials in concert with our reliable mass media actually participated in deliberate deception designed to get us to accept war, but deal with it. I’m making it.

Our biggest moral obligation is ensuring that wars are not waged against people under false pretenses. War is the most disgusting and horrible thing you can inflict on any person.
As you read this article I am sure you will find there are a number of things that will surprise you. After researching the situation for months I assure you I have investigated as many sides of the story as possible.  But I did reach a clear conclusion and I will not shy away from openly expressing the views that I have formed during this process.
What we have been seeing recently in the media, this time with a special emphasis on the online community, is the most sophisticated propaganda firework display we have ever witnessed. It’s no surprise so many people have been duped.
But a lie can travel the world before the truth has tied it’s shoe laces. But I believe that once the laces have been tied and the truth starts walking, eventually it’s gonna get to people.
There are at least two sides to every story
None of us could possibly have avoided hearing NATO’s side of the story and the reasons and justifications given for Gaddafi’s removal and how military intervention is necessary to protect Libyan citizens.
But are you sure you’ve heard both sides? Have you heard Gaddafi’s perspective on this issue? Or have you just heard “his side” as represented by the mainstream western media? If so I can start by telling you that his words, and the words of his son, Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi have been deliberately misinterpreted and edited out of context to create simple soundbite propaganda to influence people.
You will find that there is a completely different side of this story that is being completely ignored. It is not even being debated for it’s merits, it simply is not talked about at all in the mainstream media.
Think about it. How much do you really know about Libya? Did you in all honesty know anything about the country before these events started unfolding? If I would have asked you back in February 10 questions about Libya and it’s affairs,  how many do you think you would have answered correctly? And how much do you honestly know about what is going on there now?
I often find it intriguing how people tend to think they are qualified to give their view on things that in reality they know next to nothing about. They
might have vague ideas generated by the mainstream media, biased textbooks and general pre-conceived notions, but not an actual thorough understanding of the country and it’s people and customs.
I had a discussion with a guy at a local bar the other day and I began the conversation by asking if he could tell me on what continent Libya was. Neither he nor his friend could answer correctly, picking Europe and Asia as their educated guesses. For some reason this guy still felt that his take on the situation was more accurate than mine, even as I told him I had been spending weeks investigating the matter. For those of you confused the correct answer is Africa.
I want to ask a simple question to make a simple case? Can you name me one current Libyan government official? You’re not allowed to say Gaddafi. Who holds the position of “Secretary of the General People’s Assembly” a position comparable to that of prime minister, although with a slightly different emphasis as he does not represent a political party and does not alone hold significant power.  Did you even know that such a position exists in Libya and that he is elected by the people?

The less you know about something, the easier it is to deceive you.

My intention for exposing your potential and likely ignorance on this subject is not an attempt to show that I’m smarter or better than you are. As I found out myself researching this article I knew remarkably little about Libya. And that is my point.
The mainstream media is focusing entirely on a set of news stories that have the specific intention of gathering support for military action and actively suppressing any story that would lead to people opposing it. This pattern will be exposed clearly as this article progresses.
It’s no wonder we don’t know much about Libya. Of course it gets confusing with all the different stories we hear of dictators and tyrants oversees. It is difficult to be an expert on all nations in the world. Just consider how many nations have existed and how long and rich each of their history is and how complex and unique the situation in each country is today.
When this is combined with a relentless, precise and extremely well organized propaganda blitz against one nation that is being targeted by an army, it’s all too easy to tag along.
I would also like to add that this article has proven difficult and this is the third version of it, well actually fourth considering that this translation is updated from the third, final Icelandic version. But it is of vital importance to me that it is as concise and convincing as possible, because the more I wrote and the more I researched, the more clear the magnitude and the scale of this massive deception campaign became. Most people, unfortunately have not developed the type of immunity to this kind of propaganda and are simply put, still to gullible in the face of such force.
I am not going to be answering comments about me being arrogant or one sided or any other remarks unrelated to the specific points I raise in this article. My only goal is to speak truly and freely on how I feel about this after my research and you are welcome to make of it whatever you want.
I will not pretend to be neutral when it comes to the deliberate killings of innocent civilians and the attempted destruction of a great, unique nation who’se people want nothing but peace and independence.
My goal is obviously not to achieve popularity or attention as Gaddafi is certainly not the most popular man in the world right now. Thanks to the media mind manipulation machines most now see him as a crazed dictator who kills peaceful protesters, schedules mass rapes and supports terrorism. And I’m taking “his side” ? Good luck me…
If the only thing I achieve with this article is to show that there is such a thing as Gaddafi’s side and that it has been blacked out by the media, then it will have been worth it. As that should be of deep concern to us all.
Ultimately of course, the question is not about Gaddafi. This is what the propaganda machines manage to do so successfully. With their Hollywood formula they create the image of a bad guy that has to be stopped by the good guy and all other sides of the arguments can be ignored as long as that is the case.
But don’t think for one second I will just sit by as this next blockbuster bloodbath unfolds and not do my best expose the brutal reality that flies in your face as you start to research it.
Unfortunately this is not a subject that can be covered in the fast food style of the gossip, profit driven mainstream media garbage. I do not take their example of aiming my writings at the lowest common denominator, rather I am trying to appeal to those who are genuinely interested in researching this topic with the goal of understanding it. There is simply put far too much that needs to be addressed and I assure you, every word is there for a reason. Except for these five words.
I sometimes get comments that my articles are too long and that no one will bother to read them. It reminds me of a story I heard of Bob Dylan. This slick record executive came to the studio after hearing an album, and said “ I love this song, but you need to make a short version so we can get it played on the radio. “This is the short version” Dylan replied and I would say the same.
Don’ be so naive as to think you can be knowledgable about a subject after reading a few mass produced news stubs.
I would also like to point out that if you think this article is too long, just think how long it took me to write it. I promise you, I am saving you a lot of trouble. What took me months to research, you can read in a few hours. And for that I am getting no money from anyone. I don’t do it for fun either as I know of many more fun ways to spend my time than browsing through pictures and watching videos about war and death.
I do this solely out of responsibility for my own conscience.

And even after this article and all the research I did, I still have questions.

You don’t need to finish the entire article now, it will be here, but I highly recommend finishing it eventually.

I will provide links and sources as we go and I encourage anyone to challenge their contents, or the arguments I make.  Let’s hope I’m not wrong after all the work I’ve put into this.
Now, some of you won’t need to read any article to know that the war on Libya is based on lies. You just know by experience not to trust the mainstream media and to know that the military powers NEVER take on such a mission for simple humanitarian reasons. They know that all such rhetoric by those in power is empty and meaningless and that there are always other reasons involved that include geo-political strategy, resources and control.
If you are one of those people I still recommend that you read on, I am positive you will understand more thoroughly the nature and the scale of this particular deception, in this particular war.
1st chapter: Gaddafi is an evil dictator
2nd chapter: Human Rights violations in Libya
3rd chapter: We must protect peaceful protesters
4th chapter: LIES LIES LIES
5th chapter: History of Libya
6th chapter: Motives
1st chapter: Gaddafi is an evil dictator

Pick any mainstream news story about Libya and this will be stated as given. He is one of those corrupt third world dictators, of course he is! He’s been in power for far too long! But wait a minute…
It is not even officially acknowledged that this claim is being heavily disputed. What is also not being reported is an even more stunning fact, not only is he not an evil dictator, he is not even a dictator at all.
He holds no official power. I think I am going to repeat this cause it is staggering how loud this has been screamed while being completely ignored:
LISTEN CLOSELY! GADDAFI HAS NO OFFICIAL AUTHORITY IN LIBYA
If this statement is true you will immediately notice that all the talk you have heard about “removing him from power” is just a farce.
In fact, Gaddafi has only an honorary title as “the father of the revolution” and is also dubbed “the leader of the revolution” hence the common reference to him as leader of Libya. He has influence, as anyone with such a status and reverence in a country would have. But by no technical or logical definition can he be described as a dictator.
A dictator is someone who has the official authority to make all decisions facing a country. He has final and official authority over the army, laws and courts. Plenty of such figures exist. Gaddafi has no such authority so how can anyone claim he is a dictator? That can only be considered a conspiracy theory.
In the few instances this has been addressed it is claimed that despite this “everyone knows” that he is really in charge. Of course. But when I say a powerful group of bankers is really in charge of the US government you call me crazy. Maybe “everyone” doesn’t know that yet, but I have a feeling it won’t be long.
So who is in power in Libya, if not Gaddafi? This is where things start to get interesting.
We have to bring democracy to Libya!
Oh really? What kind of democracy? Represantative democracy such as the one currently being employed in most western countries? A two party system such as the one in the US?
People in Iceland have been talking a lot lately about democratic reforms. What these discussions usually revolve around is more emphasis on people’s participation, more national voting and big matters being discussed in big meetings.
Direct democracy is very similar to the system we used in Iceland during our founding years. Almost exactly the same. The idea is basically this, get people together in conference halls open to discuss specific issues relating to neighbourhoods and vote on them. Choose representatives to go a more centralized meeting to discuss matters relating to larger areas and then finally do this for the entire country. This is the general idea and it seems pretty simple.
But oh yes, excuse me, I was supposed to be talking about the dictatorship in Libya but just started rambling on about democratic reforms in Iceland.
No, in fact I just trolled you, I am talking about Libya. Direct democracy has been employed in Libya ever since when Gaddafi relinquished all official power and resigned to the symbolic position he has today in 1977. Let me repeat this fact that is also being completely ignored by the mainstream media.
ATTENTION! LIBYA HAS A FUNCTIONING DIRECT DEMOCRACY
Or at least they did until the western powers started their “operations”.
Do you understand what I am saying? That despite how many times you have heard Gaddafi being referred to as a dictator, it is still false? Either because someone is lying to you or have themselves been lied too?
In this Orwellian world we find ourselves in it is actually quite difficult to find reliable information concerning this, especially from the mainstream media who some people still, unfortunately see as the official certifiers of truth.
But do not despair. Valiant internet knights have managed to dig up excellent footage that completely contradicts the narrative being currently fed to us.
One of the best information regarding this whole situation is in fact, just an amateur video put together by a random youtube user.
I always think it’s a bit funny when people try to discredit certain types of information by alluding to it being “something you picked up from the internet’” while simultaneously hailing the internet as one of the most wonderful technological achievements of history.
These people have seen stupid videos online, we all have. They conclude that since you believe something that to them seems so far fetched, it must mean you’ve watched one of those videos and fell for it without researching it using “solid sources”.
A lot of people also seem to think that we “can’t” know what’s really going on, since you can’t trust any of the media. Well, we can and should trust ourselves in piecing together the information available and draw an informed conclusion, or at least educated assumptions.
Meanwhile this trust that the large media networks have as the only “solid sources” is being systematically abused to favour the military and Wall Street.
And the fact is that the internet invites anyone to become an independent journalist.
You can record your own material or edit together relevant clips from different sources to make extremely interesting and informative videos.
Often these videos will include small bits from these so called “solid sources” that have revealed discrepancies in the official line and put them into proper context.
This video I am posting is a prime example of that and includes extremely relevant information relating to Libya’s democratic system.
Please take a quick break from reading to watch these videos. If you have any genuine interest in knowing the truth and are sincere in your respect for justice you will watch them. Trust me, it’s worth it.

Understanding the Green Book & Libyan politics, the easy way (slightly updated version)

2000 Conference Halls
What you are now looking at is a conference hall that was designed to be built but has been put on hold after the recent events in the country. Since the Libyan Revolution of 1969, 2000 conference halls have been built in which people come together to decide local policies and appoint people’s commission to implement these policies.
The secretary general of state in Libya is Baghad Mahmudi. I think if you would make a wager of 100$with everyone living in the west about who that guy is you would become very rich. I’m not saying this to pretend to be smarter than you, like you I did not know who he was until I started researching for this article. My point is we should not engage in the bombing of a country which we have so little real knowledge about! Have you been to Libya? Well neither have I, so shouldn’t you at least look into it in detail before we just barge in their with military aircraft and start killing people? Consider that if the fact holds that Gaddafi has no official power in Libya beyond a regular citizen and some honorary treatments, all the arguments for the bombings and support of rebel groups have collapsed, as the whole operation is based on aiding a popular revolution to topple Gaddafi and “remove him from power” So what power”? Could it be that we live in such a crazy world. Yes, in fact it very well could be. Here we see Moussa Ibrahim, spokesman of the Libyan government saying that Obama is delusional. Libya’s government spokesman says Obama cannot order Gaddafi to leave power and says Libyans want a transition with Gaddafi at the helm. And take for instance this example, a little gem that passed through the propaganda filters. This Washington Post reporter tries to put what he is hearing in context with what his programmed reality can come up with and the only thing he can come up with is that all these supporters of Gaddafi he met in Libya must just be this crazy. The headline is “Many Libyans appear to back Gaddafi (To enter the world of the Gaddafi believers is to enter an “Alice in Wonderland” realm in which the regime’s supporters are the real revolutionaries, not the rebels seeking to topple the government, because Libya is in a state of perpetual revolution. The Libyan people can’t overthrow their government because they are the government, in accordance with the country’s definition of itself as the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, which loosely translates as “state of the masses.”Gadhafi can’t be toppled because he holds no formal position; he is the Brother Leader, a guide and a mentor, a patriarch and an uncle who advises his people but does not rule them. ) I hope you still have appetite. There is a lot more to come. 2nd Chapter – Human Rights abuses in Libya This is a mantra that is easy for the propaganda machines to preach. Once again reality seems to be quite different. First question you might ask yourself, if Gaddafi is such a gross human rights violator, why was Libya elected by other African Nations to lead the Human Rights Council of the United Nations in 2003? First of all, if Gaddafi has no power in Libya accusing “his men” of human rights violation simply doesn’t fly. Unless he just has his private secret mafia? But that would also be just a conspiracy theory. (Do not get me wrong, a lot of conspiracy theories have basis for them, but I have seen no evidence for this one) Wiki on Human Rights Watch Another article dealing with it’s corrupt nature Most, if not all of the accusations being presented to us by the media come from one organization “Human Rights Watch” an American based organization that receives most of it’s funding from George Soros, a well known bankin mogul and leading globalist. It is not an unbiased organization at all, yet the media will always report it as “human rights organization” “According to a 2008 financial assessment, HRW reports that it does not accept any direct or indirect funding from governments and is financed through contributions from private individuals and foundations.[9] According to NGO Monitor this policy is violated by support from the Dutch government and a May 2009 fund raising trip to Saudi Arabia.[10] Notably, billionaire financier and philanthropist George Soros announced in 2010 his intention to donate US$100 million to HRW over a period of ten years. He said, “Human Rights Watch is one of the most effective organizations I support. Human rights underpin our greatest aspirations: they’re at the heart of open societies.”[11][12] The donation increases Human Rights Watch’s operating budget from $48 million to$80 million. The donation was the largest in the organization’s history”
So, George Soros, who likes to manipulate the economies of entire nations for personal gain (including Iceland and Greece) is their biggest supporters and they go to SAUDI ARABIA on a fund raising trip??
Yes, one of the biggest violators of human rights in the history of mankind financed this human rights organization.

Just because a human rights organization makes an accusation against someone doesn’t make it true. Anyone that has the money could form an organization and name it “human rights watch”, especially if he intended to use it for this purpose.

There is one substantiated allegation, and that is that in Libya, people have been executed people for terrorism and high treason. This is not something I agree with personally. But then again, I have not been living under constant attacks by secret agents and subversive groups funded by western intelligence agencies trying to undermine a people’s revolution.
I have not had multiple attempts on my life and NATO hasn’t killed my daughter. I’m sure after a while your sense of humor for people trying to kill you, your people and the leader of your people’s revolution, would go away. In any case this is no excuse for the US to bomb anyone as they execute about 44 people a year, many of whom are later proven to have been innocent of their charges.
It is possible that Libya would be the greatest welfare paradise on the planet were it not for the constant interference by greedy western companies. There appear to be few places on earth that have a welfare system as good and where every person is as valued. I kid you not.
Consider Iceland for example. In Iceland we are ruled by a wealthy minority that lives in luxury while many of us work day after day, weekend after weekend, just to be fed and get to live in a home.
In Libya, everyone is entitled to a home, food, water, a vehicle and the opportunity to pursue his interests. If you want education abroad, the government pays for it completely. Need to buy a home to start a family? The government gives you
As with other stuff relating to Libya at the moment it is not that easy to find reliable information regarding this from mainstream sources, but with a little internet detective work you can verify this quite clearly.
From Wikipedia: During the 1970s, the government succeeded in making major improvements in the general welfare of its citizens. By the 1980s Libyans enjoyed much improved housing and education, comprehensive social welfare services, and general standards of health that were among the highest in Africa.’
So… let me get this straight… this evil dictator takes over and stars improving everyones lifestyle! What a monster!
Another thing I did researching this was to watch old mainstream documentaries about Libya, it is informative to see how these films contradict the picture being painted now:

Consider this video that went viral recently. Gaddafi is writing in a motorcade without any protection and everywhere he goes people meet him in celebration.

Does it now seem to you, just a little bit less of a sign of his “insanity” when he claimed that his people loved him?
I think it’s time you watched this video, with a message from Gaddafi, broadcast over Tripoli on July 1st.

# The Green Flag of the People

Posted: 2011/10/13

# July 1, 2011 Gaddafi’s Speech to Libya and the World, 1 of 2

This is a support march for Muammar Gaddafi and it includes 1.7 million people Source. There are 2 million people living in Tripoli! And only 6.5 million in the entire Libya! Seems that only those who called in sick that day didn’t make it. Just watch it, and tell me we are witnessing a “popular revolution against Gaddafi in Libya”
One commented that people in North Korea also loved Kim Jong Il. This comparison is preposterous. First of all people are allowed to freely exit Libya as they please. Second of all, that person is admitting that he is loved by his own people and hence that all the talk about him oppressing his own people is utter garbage. Why don’t they just say that then? Why doesn’t Obama admit that, yeah… the people love him, but they’re all batshit crazy…
So… let me get this straight… We’re actually at that point now? We will bomb a country to kill people, to help them get rid of a “dictator” that they all appear to love, but we, sitting on our arrogant asses in front of the TV claim we know better about what is best to them! To the point that we’re willing to kill them to prove that we are right?
How is that not batshit insane??
If you’re thinking it must have gotten worse since you would be wrong.
Here is the Human Development Report of the United Nations, notice that Libya is the only African nation that reaches the green color.
This picture is from 2010.
Still in doubt? Then I suggest you also read this report from the United Nations in 2011 (for those not paying attention, it’s this year)
It reads like a valedictorian report card.
5. During the interactive dialogue, statements were made by 46 delegations. A number
of delegations commended the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya for the preparation and presentation
of its national report, noting the broad consultation process with stakeholders in the
preparation phase.  Several delegations also noted with appreciation the country’s
commitment to upholding human rights on the ground. Additional statements, which could
not be delivered during the interactive dialogue owing to time constraints, will be posted on
the extranet of the universal periodic review when available.

Here are some figures that have been circulating the internet, although I have not been able to find them posted on any of the “solid sources” from the documentaries I have seen and testimony I’ve heard it appears fairly accurate.
Unemployment benefits – 730 U.S. dollars a month.Nurse salary – $1000 per month.Each baby receives a single gift from the Libyan State –$ 7,000.The couple receives money from the Libyan government of $64,000 to buy a house.(Wedding gift)State support for a one-off starting their own business – 20,000 U.S. dollars.High taxes and any fees to forbidden M. Gaddafi initiative.Education and health care – free of charge.Education and training abroad is fully payed by Libyan government Residents receive electricity for free. Teacher’s salary –$ 3,000 per month.

When buying a new car government pays half price.

Brokering real estate is prohibited. Available only direct buyer – seller relationship

Here is a related topic.
Here we also see how the Libyan government funds projects that actually benefit the population instead of just powerful corporations. “Government to build thousands of new homes in Libya”
Here is something that might make you ask yourself another question. If Gaddafi is so hated by his own people, why would the Libyan government pass out weapons to the population to protect people from the rebels and the possible invading armies? Wouldn’t that be suicidal for a dictator trying desperately to retain his power against a popular uprising?
Then the question has to be asked, why does he have so much support from his people and why is the media and our political leaders trying to  convince us the opposite?
Here is Serbian Miroslav Lazanski on the issue, corroberating some of these findings:

# Miroslav Lazanski ‘Gadafijeva diktatura’ – Support for Muammar Gaddafi from the people of Serbia

But then you might start havind second thoughts, thinking… if everything is so good in Libya,  what are all these people doing protesting? Are they just wrong?
Here is where the propaganda gets serious. In order to sell you this war, the perception of a massive popular rebellion had to be manipulated into the public mind.
But it is however a valid question, why are these people protesting? And who are they?
Let’s look at these questions and find out how convincing the case for a popular rebellion in Libya against Gaddafi is.
3rd chapter – We must protect the peaceful demonstrators

This is the ultimate firecracker…
Hey, I’ve got a joke for you, How do you get all the protesters to shut up while you’re waging a war? You convince them you’re going to war to protect peaceful protesters!
HAHAHAHAHALOLDERP!! Or… wait a second… Maybe it really isn’t that funny…
Let’s look at this in more detail.
In the start it was a peaceful protest, but after Gaddafi started brutalizing the peaceful demonstrators it turned violent, right?
Weird, cause not even the intentionally biased wikipedia article actually supports that conclusion:
So let us see, early phase, 15. february, first day:

### 15 February

• In the evening approximately 200 people began demonstrating in front of the police headquarters in Benghazi following the arrest of human-rights activist Fathi Terbil.[5] They were joined by others later who totaled between 500 to 600 protesters. The protest was broken up violently by police,[6] causing as many as forty injuries among the protesters.[7]
• In Al Bayda and Az Zintan, hundreds of protesters called for “the end of the regime” and set fire to police and security buildings.[6] In Az Zintan, the protesters set up tents in the town centre.[6]
Am I getting this straight? In a country of six and a half million, 200 people showed up to protest?

So what have these peaceful demonstrators been up to since their peaceful revolution started? Well, as any group of peaceful demonstrators would, hunting black people! Yes, just listen to this group of immigrant workers who fear for their lives because of the activities of these people. They don’t even leave their houses:

Notice how traumatized the man reliving his experience is, a tell that he is not making up the story. Were he to be enthusiastic and dramatic about it, that would be a clear indicator that he was lying. This point becomes more relevant later on.
See here this more detailed story on this issue. (Libya: Rebels execute immigrant workers while forces kidnap others)
They also seem to be exceptionally good with bureacratic bullshit, as all underground resistance movements are of course…
Since the start of the protest, they’ve managed to:
Anyone that has taken part in any type of protest know how ridicilously far fetched these ambitions would be to any movement. Sure it would have been cool if we could have just set up our own central bank while demandind the removal of the head of our central bank at the time, David Oddson, but how on earth would we have gone about doing that? Never mind trying that in the US! So what’s going on then?
It’s seems pretty simple. This is much less a “protest movement” and much rather trained militants backed, armed and financed by the CIA and I would guess Mossad and MI6 as well.
The Libyans that are protesting appear to mostly make up the former upper class of Libya who are pissed off that their power was taken away from them in a popular revolution. Many of these families fled Gaddafi’s rule and have had it in for him ever since.
The goal of these clandestine operations was to start enough disturbances, riots and terror events that would then be portrayed to the people as a revolution of the people through the media.
This has been tried previously in the case of Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, but that attempt failed due to the enormous support he had in his country. (See full documentary from BBC on this case here “The Revolution will not be televised”)
Evidence for media manipulation
I don’t need to remind you that representatives of all the major media news outlets of the world went to Libya as soon as the protests started, with the intention of covering them. Surely they must have numerous good photos of large peaceful demonstrations against Gaddafi?
Here are some pictures of the protests in Egypt. You can find scores of these kind of pictures with huge crowds, sometimes clashing with police:
And even in Iceland, a country with a population of 300.000 we see this turnout:
Well, now let us compare these images, all of whom were easily located with a simple google search with some of the images coming from Libya. In Libya I have yet to find a single picture of protesters clashing with police or being barricaded by police. If you can then by all means post it.
Here we see a definitive flag of the Libyan monarchy now being used by the rebels. Is this even in Libya? Well, anyway, , when you see a picture of this flag in a protest, you are looking at anti-gaddafi protests. When you are looking at Gaddafi supporters they will be carrying the green flag. The flag of the Libyan Revolution of 1969.
This is one example of such an event:
Well, you might find it curious that this is a picture taken from here, headlined “84 killed in Libya protests: Rights organization”
Do these appear to be people protesting Gaddafi? Would protesters of Gaddafi be carrying a glamorous picture of him celebrating? And the flag of his revolution? The answer is clearly no so why are they using this picture? Shouldn’t there be plenty of good pictures from the huge protests against Gaddafi?
Actually if you google Libya rebels in the image search you will see a more accurate depiction of this presumed protest movement in Libya. Just try it.
Surely we should be routing for the gun touting gentlemen over the green flag waving madmen in the picture above.
This is not the only media news outlet to make the same embarrassing mistake:
The Associated Press carried the same picture in this story:
And just look at this one, what is this but a bad photoshopped photobomb? They are all celebrating Gaddafi in the background! Either someone actually snuck in to take the picture or it was just added in post production. Either way, it is pure deliberate propaganda!
This was posted here, and under it reads “A recent picture of an anti-gaddafi demonstration”
Are you sure mr. reporter that these people wearing the color of his revolution with a glamourous picture of him are anti-Gaddafi? Or is this a bad fake?
And wait a minute… Gadafi.. butcher of libya, didn’t I see that movie already…? Oh wait no! That was another guy… Must have been the same producers…
Again, are these anti Gaddafi protesters? This is from a discussion where the poster says he found the picture on google earth. Of course he did. And how was he supposed to know that all these crowds were there to support Gaddafi. That’s not what the media had told him.
From here and here.
Another one:
Here is yet another example. The story is about Gaddafi murdering protesters, when the picture clearly shows his supporters:
Notice how all the signs are in Arabic. That’s also something I’ve wondered. Why does it seem that all the protesters from pictures of Iran, Syria and Libya have signs in English?
Of course the picture being painted is that they are “pleading to the international community” and surely that’s what some of these people are doing. But isn’t just a little strange? In the Icelandic protests of 2009, even if we knew the foreign press was watching, very few decided to post their signs in English, most would have just felt that it was silly.
Even though almost everyone in Iceland speaks English and it is not exactly the most common language in Libya.
Some of the most well known pictures might not even be from Libya. Some might just be of gullible westerners who feel they are supporting justice.
Oh that’s just brilliant. “Hopeless” As opposed to the “Hope” delivered by Obama’s presidency. Straight from the Washington propaganda machines anyone? No… get out of town…
ALFA
The group American Libya Freedom Assocation or “ALFA” has been the most prominent group to support this rebellion. They have written propaganda articles that make all types of wild accusations against Gaddafi without any proof. Take for example this article that has so many falsehoods in it I almost drowned in them. Of the top of my head it claims, baselessly that Gaddafi implemented Sharia law. In fact, there is now talk of introducing Sharia law in Libya, after the fall of Gaddafi.
Unfortunately Wikipedia considers this Associaton a reliable source of information and references is it in some of the accusations it makes.
In this propaganda piece you can see their participation verified.
Here we can also see that Mohamed M. Bugaighis, the head of ALFA has connections to the US government.
Here are some more pictures circulating the web that I find suspect.
One question… What are the flags of Iraq and Palestine doing there? And why is there only one rebel flag and where is located? On top of the Palestinian flag! Why?

The flag of Iraq:
The flag of Palestine:
It’s worth noting that Gaddafi has been a vocal supporter of Palestine from day 1.
He has been a rock in Israels socks for decades, and the monarchy his revolution overthrew was supported by Israel. Something’s not right about this.
Just recently, after the revolution in Egypt, Gaddafi urged Palestinians to rise up against the Israeli occupation in peaceful protests.
“The time for people’s revolution has come”
Little did he know that they planned to turn the joke on him.
Here we see an article that covers this issue, while certainly not in a positive tone.
Well if the most oppressive, apartheid state in the world supports it it must be ok. A country who murdered peaceful protesters aboard the Mavi Marmara and has systematically robbed Palestinians of their lives and land.
But let’s move on:
In this picture that has been posted everywhere online, including the mainstream press, there clearly are a lot of people. But why is the only flag visible in the crowd waving right above the camera? Strange, I wonder if it’s been planted? No… The technology might be pretty advanced now… but doctoring pictures? Common. That’s impossible.
Now here is an oddball:
Well, the resolution and proportions seem fine… but wait… why is there only ONE FLAG? In the middle of the picture?
This one was posted in a few places, including press.tv
Again.. really? One flag? One guy decided to bring his flag?
But wait, here we have a lot of flags!
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The only problem with this picture is that it’s the same picture as we looked at before and shows the Gaddafi supporters that were being posted as Gaddafi protesters. Except this time, someone went through the trouble of adding red paint on the flags.
While one has to wonder about how amateur the doctoring of these photos is, it also makes you wonder how convincing they could make photos if they actually did their best work.
The most convincing images of masses protesting Gaddafi came after the alleged fall of Gaddafi. This video being among the “best”:
This is a screenshot from that very recent BBC report about celebration in Benghazi after allegedly conquering Tripoli.
Here is the image from 01:10
And here we have the frame from 02:05
I have questions about the vanishing flag, the Gaddafi poster with green background next to the demon (subliminal propaganda perhaps?), and why they could only get less than a minute of footage that is looped. Perhaps these can all be explained, and focusing too much on it would amount to speculation that would probably be inadmissable in court. But given the manipulation we’ve seen so far you can’t help but wonder.
In any case these are pictures of Benghazi, the only place where it is recognized that there is opposition to the Green Revolution.
The footage shows celebration after the news about the “fall of Tripoli” which we found out later had not been the fall of Tripoli at all, but was simply a trap set by government forces.
And what has become quite well known in the alternative media now is that the footage allegedly coming from the Green Square in Tripoli did not show a place consistent with the actual Green Square, making it more likely that this is actually filmed in a movie set:
And then there is this recent slip up at the BBC, showing green square in India as supposedly live from the protests in Libya:
The case for a popular uprising being waged against Gaddafi simply seems very thin to me.
Think of it this way, if there was an agenda to make you think there were bigger protests in Libya than there actually were to disguise military operations by CIA funded militant groups to gain control over a country and it’s resources, how would they go about doing that?
It’s clear that they could do that so that leaves it at, would they. And if we consider that they’ve done that many times before the answers to that seems clear as well. And if you consider what is at stake in a war like this “it’s the least they can do”.
Having said that, it is not as if a protest happening in a country is justification for starting a war. If it would be we would have had to bomb every country in the world a long time ago. Where did this notion come from? How many times have there been huge protests in the West?
And what about killing protesters? Well, we’ll cover that claim later but what about Kent State Massacre in the US?
Should the US not have been swiftly invaded? Besides the fact that the case for “Gaddafi’s Men” having killed peaceful protesters is very thin. It seems more like people died trying to protect security buildings and police stations and the protesters who were killed were armed aggressors.
And EVEN IF, there is a dictator who is believed to oppress his own people, it would only make matter worse to bomb the country! It would not be an excuse!
Do i really have to get into the hipocrisy factor here? How many brutal dictators has the west supported and how many democratically elected leaders they have assassinated? Is this history still unknown to you? And talking about torture! The Us officially admits to torture! Have we forgotten about Abu Ghraib already? So you’re saying you don’t like how Gaddafi is torturing his people so you want the US army to do it instead?
This whole thing is absurd.
What I can unequivocally demonstrate, is that there is not an overwhelming majority protesting Gaddafi. The pictures of his supporters were in general a lot more convincing and crowded. 1.7 million people marched in his support! It’s absurd for us to claim that we know better what is in their best interest!
(I refer back to the video above where 1.7 million march in his support, if you did not watch it before, watch it now)
The peaceful protesters?
The West hasn’t exactly been hiding it’s support for these forces. Here are a few stories worth noting:
Libya Rebel leader had CIA backing (warning, serious whitewash/propaganda but fact is acknowledged)
Here we can see the rebel army, these are not peaceful protesters. Forget that notion. They are armed to the teeth and they are killing black people and burning down police stations. Are the Libyan people supposed to sit back while that happens? Would you?
Not only a connection to the CIA, but also to Al Qaeda
No I am not making this up.  The same people that the Americans are supporting in Libya have also been members of the “Al Qaeda” movement in Iraq.
I can just hear some of you blurting out that it is nothing but a crazy conspiracy theory. But don’t call the doctor yet, we have “solid sources”
Anti American Extremist among Libyan Rebels U.S. has vowed to protect
You can’t dismiss this that easily can you? Straight from the horses mouth! The commander of the rebels admits this and a few media outlets pick up on it before it slips down the rabbit hole.
So, now, is there any picture starting to emerge inside your head at this point?
Or does this all still seem very contradictory and confusing to you?
What if I told you that the most likely explanation in my humble opinion is that the CIA are knowingly funding terrorist activites, that KILL American Soldiers and innocent Iraqi people to justify their continued military presence?
Pretty much exactly like in 1984. Perpetual Warfare. I think it’s time for a quote from that book, performed by Michael Moore. He has fortunately remained consistant in his anti war stance, and is against the military aggression in Libya (source)
It is also worth noting that a lot of the rebels in Afghanistan were funded and armed by the ISI in Pakistan, which has had a close relationship with the CIA for many years and Pakistan has been given military aid from the US all throughout the course of the war. Source
But as this would be enough material for a whole new article I’ll just leave it at that. Let’s concentrate on Libya for now.
A little bit of history is needed. Wiki will do for this purpose:
Heavily bombed in World War II, Benghazi was later rebuilt with the country’s newly found oil wealth as a gleaming showpiece of modern Libya. It became the capital city of Emirate of Cyrenaica (1949-1951) under Idris Senussi I. In 1951, Cyrenaica was merged with Tripolitania and Fezzan to form the independent Kingdom of Libya, of which both Benghazi and Tripoli were capital cities. Benghazi lost its capital status when the Free Officers under the leadership of Muammar Gaddafi staged a coup d’état in 1969, whereafter all government institutions were concentrated in Tripoli. Even though King Idris was forced into exile and the monarchy abolished, support for the Senussi dynasty remained strong in Cyrenaica. This was emphasized by real or perceived injustices from the government towards the people of Benghazi, including the demolition in the year 2000 of the arena of footballclub Alahly Benghazi S.C., following anti-government protests.
Whoever these protesters are they are glorifying a brutal monarch that was deposed by a popular revolution. Here is a picture of a young Benghazi carrying a picture of King Idris during the 2011 revolution:

While it is clear enough that Gaddafi has overwhelming support in Tripoli and most other parts of the country, Benghazi seems to be the only place were any significant number of people oppose him and the Jamahariya, State of the masses.

Somehow I have a hard time so sympathize with people glorifying a monarch that oppressed the people of an entire nation, just because that city was “it” at the time… Especially when they use means of terrorism to get their point across.
This conversation is just brilliant  to listen to. Anyone enthusiastic about debating in general should check it out. Such a pawning has rarely been recorded:
Of course it is possible that people in the Benghazi area have some legitimate grievances that they feel Gaddafi is responsible for. That I simply can not know for certain at this point.
Regardless, this is a reality that is very different from what is being propagated in this blitz media campaign, and does not mean that this minority is entitled to take over a country.
So what have we learned so far?
Fighters with ties to Al Qaeda, sponsored by NATO and the CIA are burning down police stations and security buildings, and when Gaddafi says his people will resist this foreign hostility and attempted occupation he is “declaring war against his own people” What a bunch of fucking bullshit!
And oh sure, we just have to help them by BOMBING their capital!
What would have to happen for you to support your home country being bombed from the air? Historic landmarks, universities and peoples houses were being blown to pieces and people killed?
Libyans do not want these air strikes! It is simply a disgusting lie!
4. kafli LIES LIES LIES

There is one thing that becomes abundantly clear upon detailed inspection of this issue. What we are seeing is not mistakes. It’s not “intelligence failures”. It’s not a misunderstanding. It’s pure and deliberate propaganda with the aim of taking over a country and it’s resources.
Of course a lot of the dumbed down reporters that read from their teleprompters have no clue that what they are saying is a part of a disinformation campaign. They usually know nothing more than the average citizen. But this is being orchestrated by very skilled propaganda specialists, and there are people fully aware of the manipulation in place that are doing this on purpose.
This is a barrier that some people seem to have a hard time to breach. The media may lie, but never on purpose…These people are likely to be thinking “Well what about all the mass rapes, airstrikes against his own people? The torturing and the oppression? Are they just lies?”
Well… again… yes…!
If you have ever known a person who is a compulsive liar you would know that they will lie as much as they can as big as they can so in the end it such a grand illusion you think that it is unlikely someone would go through such lengths to deceive you.
These propaganda specialist will lie endlessly and no one corrects it until it’s too late.
Truth is the first casualty of war. The lies leading up to the war in Iraq were endless and grotesque.
They said they KNEW that Saddam had nuclear weapons and was willing to use them on the United States! This is how badly they wanted you to support the war! What makes you think anything has changed now? Obama?
Really? Are you supporting this war because of Obama? Because of all the “changes” he’s been implementing?
Obama is another example of how many lies they are willing to tell you to get you to go along with their plans. He had the image of an anti-war president who was against the Wall Street fat cats. Seriously how often has this card been played? How long will it take us to call the bluff?
Obama is a prime example of how much the media and politicians will distort the truth, and somehow people usually fall for it for just as long as is required for the operation to succeed.
Somehow a majority of people can’t seem to get it through their head that the media will lie shamelessly, again and again.
People seem to know this on some level and are aware that it has happened repeatedly throughout our history. But when it comes to seeing through it when it really matters they are simply still to gullible. Do they think that the media has learned from it’s mistakes and won’t lie to us again? Do they believe that the war in Iraq was due to “intelligence failures”?
On Reddit.com, an upvoting site that has a lot of entertaining and informative user submitted material, this clip from George Carlin is almost universally upvoted and praised. Yet the contents of what he is saying doesn’t seem to have sunk in yet. Let’s listen to it, and listen to his message, he isn’t joking!

Michael Jackson even tried to tell us this:

Imagine what it was like before the war in Iraq trying to tell people it was based on lies and there should not be an invasion. Imagine how many reasons people could find in the media at the time to believe you were crazy. Are you telling me they are all lies?
Yes, I’m saying they were all lies.
If you were in my shoes at the time this must feel like deja vu all over again. (To be accurate I was quite young at the time and wasn’t really sure what to think initially but quickly started opposing it after it began)
And some of you are not going to change your minds. Some of you just trust that all this information would be covered in the mainstream media if it was true. These people will trust them more than the alternative media to report information accurately.
Imagine the stupidity. The media corporations are owned and controlled and have long since been infiltrated by intelligence agencies.
The website where I post this doesn’t even have advertisers. We have no owners or editors and are only here to try to figure out what is going on.
Most people can’t seem to fathom how well calculated, widespread and big this lie is. They don’t seem to notice how ideas are deliberately being put in their heads. Anything that contradicts what they’ve learned through this will immediately be disregarded as crazy or a “conspiracy theory”.
Some people will even read this entire article and still not see a reason to disapprove of the bombings. Going by their feeling that all the stuff you’ve heard and read in the media can’t all be false.
But most people, and this is the real problem, they won’t actually read it. They won’t watch any of the videos, and they won’t even leave room for the possibilty that they are wrong. They have been so convinced that they simply feel it is awaste of time to even look into it. That will not stop them from claiming they have, however.
After I published an earlier version of this in Icelandic you would not believe the response from some people who had obviously in no way even skimmed through the article. Most of the questions were answered in the article itself. For example, if someone comments: “How can you support a dictator?” that person is proving that they did not even see that I was claiming he wasn’t.
It’s a cute little feeling, that everyone is trying their best and it’s better not to be too negative.
The compulsive liar knows this as well. He knows that you are a sensitive being and he abuses it. When he’s been exposed he apologises and promises it will never happen again. But guess what? He is lying.
If you actually think that the largest militaries in the world would go into a concerted operation without there being a major preparation for it, you have no clue about modern warfare. If you think that a big portion of that preparation doesn’t involve a propaganda campaign to ensure the support of the people, you are sadly mistaken again.
Consider this story about Donald Rumsfeld’s speech from 2006 where he talks about how the Americans are lagging behind in the propaganda department and must do something about it quickly with heavy emphasis on the internet.
You might also want to evaluate the words of General Wesley Clark, when he said that there were plans to attack Libya 6 years ago:

But how did they go about orchestrating such a media war?

Might it involve a little scandal recently about leaked e-mails from HB Gary? Where it was revealed that the pentagon was using bots online and fake social media accounts to use for propaganda campaigns?
And here is where it get interesting. You all know that this is the “twitter revolution” and a lot of the videos were just youtube videos being posted by Libyans. Right?
Well then how come only about 9% of Libyans have internet access according to statistics from 2009? See here
I think it’s about time you watched another of these random youtube videos I’ve found. The song is actually quite overused but the information is worth it. The most peculiar thing is the amount of twitter updates that were posted in a short period of time:

And here we have two journalists testifying on air that they have been threatened by other journalists and intelligence officials for going against the NATO propaganda. Thierry Meissan goes on to claim that many of these reporters are actually card carrying CIA agents.

Now, let’s look at a list of recent news stories, most of which are the primary reasons why most people claim to support the “revolution” in Libya. Expect more news stories like this with outrageous over the top claims against Gaddafi or anything related to him. These stories will be aimed at affecting people emotionally and horrifying them, with blame assigned to Gaddafi and his supporters.
Gaddafi used airstrikes against his own people
This story was originally posted on twitter without a shred of evidence and from there got reported by all the major media outlets. This appears to be nothing more than yet another deliberate, fabricated piece of propaganda.
This report from the Russian Army contradicts these claims:
This is a big one. Gaddafi’s men are mass rapists! And he even ordered Viagra for his presumably impotent men to assist in their mass rapes! What a monster!
Really?? Isn’t that a bit over the top? Do you actually believe that he did that?
But the news says so! He must have! What a lunatic! Who does that?
No one, because it is a lie.
The only evidence for these mass rapes is a “questionnaire” that reportedly included the question of whether or not women had been raped, and reportedly a lot of the women had tagged yes to the question… and when asked by whom many had reportedly said “Gaddafi’s men” most left the questionnaire anynomous but some wrote their initials… for fear of reprisal… obviously.
Right… So basically the easiest forgery in history.
There is a lot of talk about how rapes are such a disgrace to the family in the Muslim community and how most women don’t come forward. That didn’t seem to matter to Eman Al-Obeidy who at the most opportune time came rushing into a Tripoli Hotel to tell her horrifying story of how she was gangraped by Gaddafi’s men!
So are they lying?
Yes, they most likely are lying.
Here is a report from Amnesty International that questions these claims.
This type of story was extraordinarily convenient for anyone that wants to gather support for a war in Libya. It is extremely emotional and targets the viewers empathy. You will not see stories like this about the thousands of people burned alive by NATO bombs.
This is exactly what they do. No one cares about deep historical understanding of what is going on in Libya. Didn’t you hear about that gangrape by Gaddafi’s men!? This is what modern propaganda looks like.
And to some this claim even seems ridicilous. But just to be clear, yes, I am stating that in all likelihood, both of these events were staged. The wounds of both these women are probably fake and the work of the Hollywood department of the CIA. These are in all likelihood paid actors or deliberate liars.
Can I prove that? No, not literally, I can’t prove either case individually with forensic evidence as that would be impossible. However, it is the aim of this article in it’s entirety to expose the fraudulent basis of this war in general. That I can do.
And seen from that perspective these stories and their timing must seem highly suspicious to anyone witnessing what is going on.
Understand this, there is no claim to wild, no lie to big, no method to unethical for these people. This is about much bigger issues and for them the end justifies the means.
There are a number of ways to get people to lie. One possibility is that they have some connection to the rebels, or is simply a paid agent. It’s not like they are saving money on a mission like this. It is supported by the richest and most powerful people in the world and the stakes are high. Paying off a couple of people here and there is not a big problem.
They could do it, they would do it, they have done it and they are doing it.
The question is rather, why would they stop when it is proving to work so well?
Just check out this brief video, we have prior convictions:
If you think that my claim that these horror stories from Libya are fake is a ridicilous claim, will you at least admit that you would have also thought it was ridicilous if at the time this was being played in the media, I had claimed that it was staged?
This is now officially acknowledged to have been war propaganda. The girl telling us this horrifying story was a trained actor, the daughter of the Kuwaiti Ambassador to the United States and the event was orchestrated by the public relation firm Hill & Knowlton, working for the Kuwaiti government. The increasingly censored Wikipedia acknowledges all of this and there are numerous other sources that confirm this if you have any doubt. Wiki
Obviously, that’s why they keep doing this. And if you need a further reminder on how the authorities blatantly lie to the public it’s time for a little symphony:

But no, authorities wouldn’t go that far to stage a war… Well, if you think so consider Operation Northwoods, were all sorts of outrageous plots were considered to gain popular support for war in Cuba, including staging terror attacks, even shooting citizens in the US and blaming it on Cuba:

But common! The media wouldn’t participate in this kind of behaviour! Well… then consider Operation Mockingbird. Wiki explains here.
But no… NATO and the US would never knowingly arm and support terrorists… Well, then consider Operation Gladio, where they did exactly that, in Europe:
Al Jazeera has also provided a lot of the propaganda effort for this war. It has proven really effective, as many progressives view Al Jazeera as a good alternative to the US media they have learned not to trust. This documentary, which I watched from start to end is a prominent candidate for the Goebbels award:
“Libya – A state of Terror”
This film only includes testimony from Libyan defectors and provides no additional evidence. No shortage of emotional music and enthusiastic story telling though. If you watch this film, do they seem uncomfortable talking about their horrific experience, or are they trying to sell it?
This is the opposite of the Nigerian immigrant we saw earlier who was chased down a street by the rebels in Libya. It’s like they’re trying to squeeze out every bit of sympathy they can get.
Now, I might be wrong on this. If I am I apologize to them and those who feel they have suffered. Very few issues are actually purely black/white, but for what I can assess this documentary is pure propaganda.
Here is this documentary for those who are interested:
This blew my mind when I saw it. I refer to my writing on this website when this story was released. We awarded Nic Robertson the Goebbels award that month for an excellent performance in the art of deception.

The Goebbels award this week goes to Nic Robertson for his exemplary contribution to the brainwashing campaign about Libya.

He uses many effective tricks on the viewer that are worth noting. The goal of the story is to claim that the victims of the NATO bombardment were simply non-existent. All this was an elaborate propaganda stunt by Gaddafi to gain international solidarity and we must not let it work. One might think such plans were to ambitious but he somehow managed to pull it off.

Nic knows that by now people will believe just about anything about Gaddafi and by doing this he hopes that the anger ofer the murdering of innocent civilians that would otherwise be directed against the people throwing bombs, would instead be directed against Gaddafi!

In the first scene we see how he edits the speech which probably included a fair amount of inconvenient statements. the editing makes him appear frantic, angry and a bit fanatical. Good job there.

He proceeds to claim, without any evidence, that noone in the area seemed to have been a relative of the victims. Of course  we should just trust him as a neutral reporter, a man from a country that is invading another country, reporting from the country his country is invading. Of course he is not biased!

He also describes how one of the coffins had opened and nothing had been in it. Embarrassing huh? Well what is also embarrassing is the fact that his camera man must have been looking away while it happened. It would have been great footage. But who cares, it’s not like anyone will suspect that he is lying.

This story echoes a similarly bizarre claim that Gaddafi’s men were emptying the cities morgues and get this, placing the bodies near damaged sites to make it look like people had been killed there!

Yes, for sure! This is the first time in history were a military bombardment produces no civilian casualties! It’s just Gaddafi and his gang of madmen trying to trick you into feeling empathy for his people! DON’T FALL FOR IT!

It would be extremely inconvenient if the public would figure out that we are bombing young guys with a nike cap holding the peace sign. We congratulate Nic Robertson and CNN on this outstanding achievement.

Keep in mind that all the people attending this funeral are supporters of Gaddafi! They are carrying green flags and huge numbers have turned out. Regardless this devious reporter spins it so fast that it hypnotizes the viewer.
Of course the super precise Nato bombs have a special bad guy app that ensures it only hits them and no innocent people.
Except maybe a few children and a university…
This ridicilous claim first surfaced here and has since been repeated throughout the entire spectrum of the mainstream media.
This is another blog making these claims and even more wilda accusations, based on stories from his “contact” including that Gaddafi empley a “rape squad” who had that labelled on their uniforms. Who comes up with this kind of bullshit?
5. Kafli The history of Libya
Now then, time for a brief history lesson. The history of Libya is obviously long and has many different eras. I will let suffice to cover the last 100 years of it.
Almost exactly 100 years ago, Italy “liberated” Libya from the Ottoman empire. The coverage of this on wikipedia is pretty ironic in light of recent events.
“The attempted Italian colonization of the Ottoman provinces of Tripolitania and Cyrenaica was never wholly successful, at least initially. On 3 October 1911 the Italians attacked Tripoli, claiming somewhat disingenuously to be liberating Libya from Ottoman rule. Despite a major revolt by the Libyans, the Ottoman sultan ceded Libya to the Italians by signing the 1912 Treaty of Lausanne.”
Somewhat disingeniously you say…
And now, a 100 years later, what is the leader of Italy saying about Libya? Well, basically exactly the same thing.
Quite comical isn’t it.
Libya had been ruled by the Ottoman empire since 1551 or for 260 years when Italian fascist came and took over. Well not literally fascist, they didn’t become fascists until 1922 but would control Libya brutally til the end of the second world war.
Considering this it is even “funnier” that Berlusconi payed compensation to Libya in 2008 for the Italy’s colonial oppression to the sum of 2.5 billion pounds.
Scumbag Berlusconi
2008 Pays compensation to Libya for colonial oppression
2011 Drops Bombs on Libya
In 1943 when the allied forces drove the Italians away the power over the territory fell to Britain and France. In 1949 it is agreed that their puppet. Idris, will take over in a farce which gave the country “independence” but kept it under control of the old colonial rulers.
Idris assumed all power in the country. He was a despised tyrant who was only doing the bidding of the colonies that supported his rise to the throne. He oppressed people, he had official control over everything! That is what a dictator is. And they are proud of their role too.
This king was meant to inherit his throne to his descendants. His flag is now being used by the rebels.
From Wikipedia:

In April 1955, oil exploration started in the kingdom with its first oil fields being discovered in 1959. The first exports began in 1963 with the discovery of oil helping to transform the Libyan economy, although imposing a resource curse on Libya. Although oil drastically improved Libya’s finances, popular resentment grew as wealth was increasingly concentrated in the hands of the elite.

As was the case with other African nations following independence, the remaining Italian settlers in Libya held many of the best jobs, owned the best farmland and ran the most successful businesses.
King Idris, a monarch supported by Israel… is now being championed as a figure for democracy and freedom? How does that fly?
In 1969, Gaddafi and his men are the ones who manage to free the people from this fascist dictatorship! What ensues is a remarkable story, one that has rarely been told and for good reason.
When Gaddafi and his men took over, Gaddafi’s parents lived in a tent. He promised he would house every person in Libya before housing his parents. The promise was kept and remarkably they soon managed to give everyone in Libya a home. But not before his father died.
Accompanying the revolution was the Green Book, a complete theory on how a society could be organized in the most fair and effective way.
If you have never heard of this book I think it’s time we take a peek inside:
The Green Revolution

The Green Revolution is the Libyan Revolution of 1969. The Green Book is a recipe of sort for a different kind of society. I highly recommend reading it in it’s entirety but I am going to post bits of it. I think you will see why I think this issue is pretty important. You can download the book in English here. þessa síðu og dánlódi bókinni
“The instrument of government

– All political systems in the world today are a product of the struggle for power between alternative instruments of government. This struggle may be peaceful or armed, as is evidenced among classes, sects, tribes, parties or individuals. The outcome is always the victory of a particular governing structure – be it that of an individual, group, party or class — and the defeat of the people; the defeat of genuine democracy. Political struggle that results in the victory of a candidate with, for example, 51 per cent of the votes leads to a dictatorial governing body in the guise of a false democracy, since 49 per cent of the electorate is ruled by an instrument of government they did not vote for, but which has been imposed upon them. Such is dictatorship.”
So, in the current democratic system there is constant struggle and there’s always the risk that the majority will oppress the minority. Fair enough
Parliament

– If parliament is formed from one party as a result of its winning an election, it becomes a parliament of the winning party and not of the people. It represents the party and not the people, and the executive power of the parliament becomes that of the victorious party and not of the people. The same is true of the parliament of proportional representation in which each party holds a number of seats proportional to their success in the popular vote. The members of the parliament represent their respective parties and not the people, and the power established by such a coalition is the power of the combined parties and not that of the people. Under such systems, the people are the victims whose votes are vied for by exploitative competing factions who dupe the people into political circuses that are outwardly noisy and frantic, but inwardly powerless and irrelevant. Alternatively, the people are seduced into standing in long, apathetic, silent queues to cast their ballots in the same way that they throw waste paper into dustbins. This is the traditional democracy prevalent in the whole world, whether it is represented by a one-party, two-party, multiparty or non-party system. Thus it is clear that representation is a fraud…

Philosophers, thinkers, and writers advocated the theory of representative parliaments at a time when peoples were unconsciously herded like sheep by kings, sultans and conquerors. The ultimate aspiration of the people of those times was to have someone to represent them before such rulers. When even this aspiration was rejected, people waged bitter and protracted struggle to attain this goal.

So, representative democracy was better than monarchy and fascism but was still far from perfect.
The Party

– The purpose of forming a party is to create an instrument to rule the people, i.e., to rule over non-members of the party. The party is, fundamentally, based on an arbitrary authoritarian concept — the domination of the members of the party over the rest of the people. The party presupposes that its accession to power is the way to attain its ends, and assumes that its objectives are also those of the people. This is the theory justifying party dictatorship, and is the basis of any dictatorship. No matter how many parties exist, the theory remains valid…

Political parties are corrupt in their nature and represent interest groups or specific members of society. Sounds about right.
Popular Conferences and People’s Committees

– Popular Conferences are the only means to achieve popular democracy. Any system of government contrary to this method, the method of Popular Conferences, is undemocratic. All the prevailing systems of government in the world today will remain undemocratic, unless they adopt this method. Popular Conferences are the end of the journey of the masses in quest of democracy.

Popular Conferences and People’s Committees are the fruition of the people’s struggle for democracy. Popular Conferences and People’s Committees are not creations of the imagination; they are the product of thought which has absorbed all human experiments to achieve democracy.

Direct democracy, if put into practice, is indisputably the ideal method of government… The Green Book guides the masses to an unprecedented practical system of direct democracy. No two intelligent people can dispute the fact that direct democracy is the ideal, but until now no practical method for its implementation has been devised. The Third Universal Theory, however, now provides us with a practical approach to direct democracy. The problem of democracy in the world will finally be solved.

Authority of the people has but one face which can only be realised through Popular Conferences and People’s Committees. There can be no democracy without Popular Conferences and Committees everywhere…

The General People’s Congress is not a gathering of persons or members such as those of parliaments but, rather, a gathering of the Popular Conferences and People’s Committees. Thus, the problem of the instrument of government is naturally solved, and all dictatorial instruments disappear. The people become the instrument of government, and the dilemma of democracy in the world is conclusively solved.
The only way to get the power directly to the people is through their direct participation. This can be achieved using direct democracy. Conference halls need to be built were people can get together and make decisions. Interesting.
Who supervises the conduct of society?

– The question arises: who has the right to supervise society, and to point out deviations that may occur from the laws of society? Democratically, no one group can claim this right on behalf of society.

Therefore, society alone supervises itself. It is dictatorial for any individual or group to claim the right of the supervision of the laws of the society, which is, democratically, the responsibility of the society as a whole. This can be arrived at through the democratic instrument of government that results from the organisation of the society itself into Basic Popular Conferences, and through the government of these people through People’s Committees and the General People’s Congress.
This principle is what seems to seperate Libya from other states. No one group has the right to dominate another! Bravo! Are you paying attention?
What about the freedom of the press? Isn’t that limited too?
You could say it is, but only by our western standards. This is the reason:
The press

– An individual has the right to express himself or herself even if he or she behaves irrationally to demonstrate his or her insanity. Corporate bodies too have the right to express their corporate identity. The former represent only themselves and the latter represent those who share their corporate identity.

Since society consists of private individuals and corporate bodies, the expression, for example, by an individual of his or her insanity does not mean that the other members of society are insane. Such expression reflects only in the individual’s character. Likewise, corporate expression reflects only the interest or view of those making up the corporate body. For instance, a tobacco company, despite the fact that what it produces is harmful to health, expresses the interests of those who make up the company.

The press is a means of expression for society: it is not a means of expression for private individuals or corporate bodies. Therefore, logically and democratically, it should not belong to either one of them.
The media should not be a mouthpiece for special interest groups but instead a natural right for all citizens. Makes sens right?
The economic basis of the Third Universal Theory

– The ultimate solution lies in abolishing the wage-system, emancipating people from its bondage and reverting to the natural laws which defined relationships before the emergence of classes, forms of governments and man-made laws. These natural rules are the only measures that ought to govern human relations…

If we analyse the factors of economic production from ancient times to the present, we always find that they essentially consist of certain basic production components, i.e., raw materials, means of production, and a producer. The natural rule of equality requires that each of these components receives a share of this production. Because production cannot be achieved without the essential role of each of these components, it has to be equally divided amongst them. The preponderance of one of them contravenes the natural rule of equality and becomes an encroachment upon the others’ rights. Thus, each must be awarded an equal share, regardless of the number of components in the process of production. If the components are two, each receives half of the production; if three, then one-third…

The labour force has become a component of the production process. As a result of technical advancement, multitudes of unskilled toilers have been transformed into limited numbers of technicians, engineers and scientists. Consequently, trade unions will subsequently disappear and be replaced by syndicates of engineers and technicians. Scientific advancement is an irreversible gain for humankind.

Thanks to this process, illiteracy will be eliminated and unskilled workers will become a temporary phenomenon destined to gradual disappearance. However, even in this new environment, persons will always remain the basic component in the production process.
We need to abolish the wage system in it’s current form.. BLASPHEMY! Just because it is based on domination and extortion?
He who takes part in the production or other fields of the operations that creates revenue, should be entitled to an equal portion of the revenue, compared to the other people involved.
Thanks, my sentiments exactly. Do you have more?
Need

– The freedom of a human being is lacking if his or her needs are controlled by others, for need may lead to the enslavement of one person by another. Furthermore, exploitation is caused by need. Need is an intrinsic problem and conflict is initiated by the control of one’s needs by another.
You can use people’s needs to exploit them. This creates conflict so it is necessary to prevent people from controlling what other people need.
Not so insane?
Housing

– Housing is an essential need for both the individual and the family and should not be owned by others. Living in another’s house, whether paying rent or not, compromises freedom… In a socialist society, no one, including society itself, has the right to control people’s needs. No one has the right to acquire a house additional to his or her own dwelling and that of his or her heirs for the purpose of renting it because this additional house is, in fact, a need of someone else.
YES! Thanks! Every person is entitled to his own house! And noone is entitled to having two houses! Because that exceeds your need and can only be used with the intention of profiting from others or controlling them!
I couldn’t have put it better. Well I even tried, this is eerily similar to what I wrote in an article in November of last year called “What do we want?”
“I am not saying I know exactly how this can be accomplished, but like others I have my theories. The only thing I’m saying is that if we are going to unite over some demands, than these demands, as radical as they might seem to some, as natural as they could possibly be!

Food and shelter! Is that too much to ask? In a country that is freezing and struggles to deal with a housing capacity that far exceeds our population!

On the contrary, any system, that in this day of remarkable technological advances allows people to starve to death, despite they’re being plenty of food around, that is rather thrown away than given to the starving, and that let’s people freeze to death in a place that has too many houses. That is absolutely insane.”
Sounds pretty similar… Original post in Icelandic

The family

– To the individual, the family is more important than the state. Mankind acknowledges the individual as a human being, and the individual acknowledges the family, which is his cradle, his origin, and his social umbrella. According to the law of nature, the human race is the individual and the family, but not the state.

The individual is the important thing? Not the state? He’s got to be kidding..
Woman

– Discrimination against woman by man is a flagrant act of oppression without justification, for woman eats and drinks as man eats and drinks; woman loves and hates as man loves and hates; woman thinks, learns and comprehends as man thinks, learns and comprehends. Woman, like man, needs shelter, clothing, and transportation; woman feels hunger and thirst as man feels hunger and thirst; woman lives and dies as man lives and dies.

But why are there men and women? There must be a natural necessity for the existence of man and woman, rather than man only or woman only…

Deliberate interventions against conception form an alternative to human life. In addition to that, there exists partial deliberate intervention against conception, as well as against breast-feeding. All these are links in a chain of actions in contradiction to natural life, which is tantamount to murder. For a woman to kill herself in order not to conceive, deliver and breast-feed is within the realm of deliberate, artificial interventions, in contradiction with the nature of life epitomized by marriage, conception, breast-feeding, and maternity. They differ only in degree.

To dispense with the natural role of woman in maternity — nurseries replacing mothers — is a start in dispensing with the human society and transforming it into a merely biological society with an artificial way of life. To separate children from their mothers and to cram them into nurseries is a process by which they are transformed into something very close to chicks, for nurseries are similar to poultry farms into which chicks are crammed after they are hatched.

Nothing else would be as appropriate and suitable to the human being and his dignity as natural motherhood. Children should be raised by their mothers in a family where the true principles of motherhood, fatherhood and comradeship of brothers and sisters prevail, and not in an institution resembling a poultry farm… As for children who have neither family nor shelter, society is their guardian, and only for them, should society establish nurseries and related institutions. It is better for them to be taken care of by society rather than by individuals who are not their parents.

If a test were carried out to discover whether the natural propensity of the child is towards its mother or the nursery. the child would opt for the mother and not the nursery…

There must be a world revolution which puts an end to all materialistic conditions hindering women from performing their natural role in life, and so drives them to carry out men’s duties in order to attain equal rights. Such revolution will inevitably take place, particularly in industrial societies, as a response to the instinct of survival, even without any instigator of revolution such as the Green Book.

All societies today look upon women as little more than commodities. The East regards her as a commodity to be bought and sold, while the West does not recognise her femininity…

Freedom means that every human being gets proper education which qualifies him or her for the work which suits him or her. Dictatorship means that human beings are taught that which is not suitable for them, and are forced to do unsuitable work. Work which is appropriate to men is not necessarily appropriate to women, and knowledge that is proper for children does not necessarily suit adults.

There is no difference in human rights between man and woman, the child and the adult, but there is no absolute identity between them as regards their duties.
The oppression of women is completely unjustified. Western society oppresses women by denying them their natural role as mothers. They should not have to work so much that they don’t have time to care for their kids!
Even if we were to disagree with this, who are we to say it’s wrong? Even if you think that the fact that know both parents have to work as hard as one parent did earlier to provide the same for the family is just a necessary part of equality then fine. But that does not justify imposing opinions on people! Particularly not if you do it with bombs.
At any rate, it is acknowledged that women have much more respect in Libya than the muslim stereotype would have you believe.
(From wikipedia)

#### Voting and government

Since the early 1960s, Libyan women have had the right to vote and to participate in political life. They could also own and dispose of property independently of their husbands, but all of these rights were exercised by only a few women before the 1969 revolution.
Since then, the government has encouraged women to participate in elections and national political institutions, but in 1987 only one woman had advanced as far as the national cabinet, as an assistant secretary for information and culture.[1] However, from 1989-1994 Fatima Abd al-Hafiz Mukhtar served as Minister of Education. From 1992-1994 Bukhanra Salem Houda served as Minister of Youth and Sports; Salma Ahmed Rashed from 1992-1994 served as Assistant Secretary of Women, then as Secretary in the General Secretariat of the General Peoples’ Congress for Women’s Affairs from 1994–1995, and was eventually the Ambassador to the League of Arab Nations in 1996. Others serving as Secretary in the General Secretariat of the General Peoples’ Congress for Women’s Affairs included from 1995-1998 Thuriya Ramadan Abu Tabrika, Nura Han Ramadan Abu Sefrian from 1998–2000, Dr. Shalma Chabone Abduljabbar, and Amal Nuri Abdullah al-Safar from 2006-2009. Women serving as Secretary in the General Secretariat of the General Peoples’ Congress for Social Affairs have included Dr. Shalma Chabone Abduljabbar and Abd-al-Alim al-Shalwi, while from 1995-2000 Fawziya Bashir al-Shalababi served as Secretary for Information, Culture and Mass Mobilization. Dr. Huda Fathi Ben Amer began serving as the Secretary of People’s Committees Affairs in 2009, and also served as President of the Transitional Arab Parliament.[3] Dr. Salma Shabaan Abdel Jabar began serving as Secretary of Woman Affairs in 2009.[4]
Let’s continue shall we:
Education

– Education, or learning, is not necessarily that routine curriculum and those classified subjects in textbooks which youths are forced to learn during specified hours while sitting in rows of desks. This type of education now prevailing all over the world is directed against human freedom. State-controlled education, which governments boast of whenever they are able to force it on their youths, is a method of suppressing freedom. It is a compulsory obliteration of a human being’s talent, as well as a coercive directing of a human being’s choices. It is an act of dictatorship destructive of freedom because it deprives people of their free choice, creativity and brilliance. To force a human being to learn according to a set curriculum is a dictatorial act. To impose certain subjects upon people is also a dictatorial act…

This does not mean that schools are to be closed and that people should turn their backs on education, as it may seem to superficial readers. On the contrary, it means that society should provide all types of education, giving people the chance to choose freely any subjects they wish to learn.

Societies which ban or monopolize knowledge are reactionary societies which are biased towards ignorance and are hostile to freedom. Societies which prohibit the teaching of religion are reactionary societies, biased towards ignorance and hostile to freedom. Societies which monopolize religious education are reactionary societies, biased towards ignorance and hostile to freedom. Equally so are the societies which distort the religions, civilizations and behaviour of others in the process of teaching those subjects. Societies which consider materialistic knowledge taboo are likewise reactionary societies, biased towards ignorance and hostile to freedom.

Knowledge is a natural right of every human being of which no one has the right to deprive him or her under any pretext, except in a case where a person does something which deprives him or her of that right.

Ignorance will come to an end when everything is presented as it actually is and when knowledge about everything is available to each person in the manner that suits him or her.
The current educational system is an obstacle to the natural freedom and thirst for knowledge that humans possess. A better system needs to be designed.
Are those ideas beginning to sound familiar?
Well if they are it’s because they echo almost every progressive sentiment for social evolution. These are the kind of thoughts that have been emerging in the circles of all revolutionaries in the western world!
What have we been talking about here in Iceland? Being able to produce our own food sustainably! Democratic reform! Direct democracy! National votes! To have the basic necessities of life guaranteed by law!
Those of us who have been studying this for a while have long since seen the problems of an easily controlled two party and multi party systems. The flaws of the education system, financial system and the labour system.
Well, I know what you are thinking. Who is to say that this book is being applied in Libya right now? We’ve all heard of glorified communist states who had similar claims about being for and by the people. But that is no prove that this version of socialism is not working in this particular case. In fact the evidence would be showing it to be working extremely well! Do you think perhaps there is correlation between the initiatives suggested in this book and the widely recognized improved standard of living for Libyans?
At least if seen from a human perspective, from the perspective of big corporations it’s been dreadful and tyrannical.
Most likely you had never even hear about this to begin with, so the question is, are you just going to assume that it can’t be in use cause it sounds to good to be true?
Did he just magically write all this accurate philosophical and social analysis with such detailed steps for propaganda purposes? Why would we assume that this book that is widely regarded as the bible of Libyan society is not being implemented?
You may think it’s pure rhetoric, but you have nothing to base that on. Isn’t it possible that this is the reason that he is so popular? And that you have in fact been lied to? Repeatedly and grossly?
Is it not possible that this book explains why the Libyan people haven’t been exploited and screwed over the same way as their neighbours?
In the first video I posted in this article you can see actual footage from inside these conference halls. Were they just faked to maintain this illusion?
And you say you don’t want to listen to “conspiracy theories”?

Gaddafi and his movement was immediately perceieved as a threat to sensitive business interess of Isreal, the US, Britain, France and other nations. So right from the start a campagin of villification begun. He was portrayed as a supporter of terrorist and as a madman.
These powers made many attempts at his life. Sometimes they almost worked. See here.
At the same time they’ve done everything in their power to get control back to the oligarchs. Now, it seems they might finally achieve their long standing goal.
But Gaddafi and the Libyan people were extremely vigilant and had no tolerance for people. They had their experience with colonial powers and knew that they didn’t fuck around. They implemented massive domestic food projects and housing projects to ensure that the nation could be self sustainable and independent.
Seen from this perspective, the stories about bad treatment of the Libyan dissenters is simply a punishment for trying to murder people and instigate a staged coup to put a puppet of these business interest and someonw who supports the US and Israeli agenda in the neighbourhood.
There were public executions, the logic being that they wanted people to think twice before trying something like that. To say that these were on Gaddafi’s order is not more accurate than it would be to say that the President of the United States is behind every execution in the US.
Like I said, it may not be something I agree with, but I live in a country where extreme violence is quite rare, and I have never been in that situation.
Obviously when someone tries to attack you and kill you, you have a right to defend yourself.
The people of Libya overwhelmingly supported the revolution because it gave them a share of the oil wealth of the country and had housed and fed Libyans! They did not want the West to gain control cause they had lived that and knew that they were not working in the interest of the people!
If you need further proof of that just look at the neighbouring countries!
And if you think that they’re commitment to bringing wealth to the people and to avoid exploitation by foreign interest didn’t bring them hazzle you don’t know how these people have plundering the world’s resources for the last hundreds of years! Keep in mind that Libya didn’t let any foreign businesses enter the country until 2003. In this increasingly globalist capitalist economy, an analogy would be the family owned coffee house trying to survive a takeover by Starbucks.  Those bastards don’t quit, you will be assimilated.
Here is an example of a now commonly used brainwashing method, when Time magazine posted a picture of Gaddafi on it’s cover. Only it was illustrated and the lines on his face spell out KILL and SEX to influence your subconscious level of thinking:
From the beginning the mouthpieces of large oil companies and the former colonial powers painted Gaddafi as a supporter of terrorists. This was based also on his support for elements within Palestine fighting the Israeli occupation.
Probably the most controversial thing you can accuse Libya of is their support for Idi Amin’s forces.
However, they have apologized for it and stated many times that it was during a complicated time in which they saw any enemy of the US and Israel as an ally, and they regretted it having found out what he was doing in his country.
But if that support is reason enough for an invasion, than how many times should we have invaded the US by now? That have supported tyrants and terrorists in numerous other countries?
This is the kind of double standard we see repeatedly when it comes to military aggression by the US and the west.
In 1973 things really started to happen as Gaddafi announced the birth of the “Jamahariya” “The state of the masses” leaving all power in the hands of the Libyan people through direct democracy.
Even Wikipedia acknowledges this:

The “remaking of Libyan society” contained in Gaddafi’s ideological visions began to be put into practice formally beginning in 1973 with a so-called cultural or popular revolution.

This “revolution” was designed to combat bureaucratic inefficiency, lack of public interest and participation in the subnational governmental system, and problems of national political coordination. In an attempt to instill revolutionary fervor into his compatriots and to involve large numbers of them in political affairs, Gaddafi urged them to challenge traditional authority and to take over and run government organs themselves. The instrument for doing this was the “people’s committee.” Within a few months, such committees were found all across Libya. They were functionally and geographically based and eventually became responsible for local and regional administration.

People’s committees were established in such widely divergent organizations as universities, private business firms, government bureaucracies, and the broadcast media. Geographically based committees were formed at the governorate, municipal, and zone (lowest) levels. Seats on the people’s committees at the zone level were filled by direct popular election; members so elected could then be selected for service at higher levels. By mid-1973 estimates of the number of people’s committees ranged above 2,000.
In the scope of their administrative and regulatory tasks and the method of their members’ selection, the people’s committees purportedly embodied the concept of direct democracy that Gaddafi propounded in the first volume of The Green Book, which appeared in 1976. The same concept lay behind proposals to create a new political structure composed of “people’s congresses.” The centerpiece of the new system was the General People’s Congress (GPC), a national representative body intended to replace the RCC.
Here we can also see an interesting chapter on the economic reforms that happened after this happened:
Economic reforms:

Remaking of the economy was parallel with the attempt to remold political and social institutions. Until the late 1970s, Libya’s economy was mixed, with a large role for private enterprise except in the fields of oil production and distribution, banking, and insurance.

But according to volume two of Gaddafi’s Green Book, which appeared in 1978, private retail trade, rent, and wages were forms of “exploitation” that should be abolished. Instead, workers’ self-management committees and profit participation partnerships were to function in public and private enterprises. A property law was passed that forbade ownership of more than one private dwelling, and Libyan workers took control of a large number of companies, turning them into state-run enterprises. Retail and wholesale trading operations were replaced by state-owned “people’s supermarkets”, where Libyans in theory could purchase whatever they needed at low prices. By 1981 the state had also restricted access to individual bank accounts to draw upon privately held funds for government projects.

These economic changes spread Libya’s wealth much more broadly than it had been. The Gini index is a measure of economic dis-equity. In the mid 2000s Wikipedia showed a Gini of 36 for Libya. The Gini for the USA in 2009 was 40.8 (substantially more dis-equitable). Gaddafi’s efforts also improved the average health of Libyans. In 2009 the CIA’s World Factbook showed the average life expectancy of a Libyan to be 77 years (only one year less than that of an American citizen).

However, the measures created resentment and opposition among the newly dispossessed. The latter joined those already alienated, some of whom had begun to leave the country. By 1982 perhaps 50,000 to 100,000 Libyans had gone abroad; because many of the emigrants were among the enterprising and better educated Libyans, they represented a significant loss of managerial and technical expertise.

So…. the wealth was spread a lot more evenly… well we can’t have that now can we! So what we see now is these disgruntled people that made up the elite of Libya coming back to claim what they think is still theirs. And we are helping them accomplish that. After all taking their undeserved and unecessary extravagant wealth was a crime we can not let go unpunished!
It appears as though these are mostly the people we see and hear about, talking of Gaddafi’s mistreatment and his “reign of terror”

The Lockerbie incident
In 1986, Ronald Reagan bombed Libya and killed Gaddafi’s daughter, justified by the FALSE accusation that they were involved in a terror attack on a German disco.
A german documentary later concluded that it had been the work of the Israeli Secret Service, MossadSource
It was then two years later, in 1988 that a plane was blown up over Lockerbie in Scotland where 143 people died.  Ever since Libya has been charged with being responsible, despite there being absolutely no evidence that connects them with it.
The Lockerbie incident is a little like Icesave has been for Iceland. This big international dispute that is based on absoulte bullshit but is used as an excuse to exert control over the country.
After 15 years of international disputes and economic sanctions over these “alleged acts of Libya”, the US invaded Iraq. Seeing this made Libyans realize that they meant serious business and that they weren’t going to listen to reason.
Saying they didn’t have anything to do with it wasn’t going to cut it anymore so they decided to do anything they could to make peace with these nations. They did not want war with the West, for obvious reasons.
They were willing to give into all the demands they had, ridicilous as they may have thought they were. One of these conditions was to “declare responsibility” for the attacks of Lockerbie although they stated firmly it was not an admission of guilt or participation in the preparation of the attack.
(af wiki: Until 2003 Libya had never formally admitted carrying out the 1988 Lockerbie bombing. On 16 August 2003 Libya formally admitted responsibility (but did not admit guilt) for Pan Am Flight 103 in a letter presented to the president of the United Nations Security Council)
It would only be a year until the Secretary General of Libya openly declared that this arrangement was made exclusively with the aim of “buying peace” and reiterated that Libya had not had any part in this attack.
Here is a mainstream news story showing that witnesses were bribed and evidence was fabricated in the Lockerbie trial.
Strange things start to happen following these compromises. They opened up to foreign business and Gaddafi and his family make business deals with politicians that they had previously been in conflict with.
All of the sudden a lot of these people start to “loosen up: towards Gaddafi. The rhetoric changes. He is no longer a tyrant, but simply an “eccentric man”.
Sarkozy says Gaddafi is not considered a dictator by his neighbours
Even the senile old cook, John McCain had good things to say about Libya! (He is now back to singing from the dictator songsheet obviously, but just listen to this clip)
Despite this relatively brief period of friendly exchanges it was clear that there were other plans in store for Gaddafi. Just look at Obama, it’s almost as if he knows:
They would simply smile and welcome him for a few years before turning around and stabbing him in the back.
In doing this Gaddafi was actually hurting his image more than he could have imagined. Cause most of these people are so despised in their home countries that associating with them is a bad PR move. It has given people the wrong impression that he is one of the brutal dictators that has been supported by the West. After all, we’ve seen him in pictures, rubbing shoulders with those evil war mongers. So right! We should let those war mongers start a war with him!
Or wait… something’s not right here….
This has done a lot to hurt his image in the circle of people that would under normal circumstances be out there to defend him. Imagine if this was happening in Venezuela. A lot of people would know immediately that something was up. People don’t pay attention to detail. But they remember the pictures:
I know that this was the image I had of him before all this started to happen and I began researching what was actually going on.
For those of you who have supported Hugo Chavez and his revolution in Venezuela, you might wonder why Chavez has aligned with Gaddafi and considers him a fellow revolutionary. Of course the media will use that to demonize Chavez, but not the other way around.

# Understanding the Venezuelan Revolution

Marta Harnecker’s interviews with Hugo Chávez began soon after one of the most dramatic moments of Chávez’s presidency—the failed coup of April 2002, which ended with Chávez restored to power by a massive movement of protest and resistance. In the aftermath of the failed coup, Chávez talks to Harnecker about the formation of his political ideas, his aspirations for Venezuela, its domestic and international policies, problems of political organization, relations with social movements in other countries, and more, constantly relating these to concrete events and to strategies for change.

The exchange between Harnecker and Chávez—sometimes reflective, sometimes anecdotal, always characterized by their passionate commitment to the struggles of the oppressed—brings to light the process of thought and action behind the public pronouncements and policies of state.

The interviews are supplemented by extracts from Chávez’s most recent pronouncements on the ongoing transformation in Venezuela and Latin America, an analysis by Harnecker on the role of the military, and a chronology.

Hugo Chávez has become a symbol of defiance of U.S. imperialism throughout Latin America. His importance for the future of the region makes this book essential reading.

Marta Harnecker’s important book helps clarify the challenges facing Venezuela’s ongoing revolutionary process. The bourgeoisie still controls the economy, the media, the judiciary, and many elected bodies. Additionally, the middle classes which formerly enjoyed an orgy of spending financed by oil money, have now converted from previous nationalist attitudes into allies of imperialism. The decisive role played by Hugo Chavez in initiating that revolutionary process and the immense support he continues to receive from the popular classes makes this book necessary reading for understanding the forces at work in what may well become a stage in the long run transformation of the global system.

—Samir Amin

Marta Harnecker’s penetrating questions brings out the profundity of Hugo Chávez’s intelligence and his sense of commitment —as well as his sense of humor. This book is indispensable for understanding the revolutionary process in Venezuela.

—Saul Landau, author of The Business of America
and The Pre-Emptive Empire: A Guide to Bush’s Kingdom

This well-crafted, well-edited, and engaging book is a bracing antidote and a pleasure to read. Here you will discover the real Hugo Chávez: a highly educated, brilliant, democratic revolutionary leader, and a man of deep and thoroughly admirable humanity.

—Michael Parenti, author of The Assassination of Julius Caesar,
Superpatriotism, and The Culture Struggle

### Introduction

1. Roots
2. A Peaceful Transition, A Painful Institutional Birth
3. The Military in the Revolution and the Counterrevolution
4. The Slow March Toward an Alternative Economy
5. Sovereign and Independent International Policy
6. The Middle Class, Communications Strategy, and Dialogue
7. A Political Party at its Height
8. The April 11 Coup

Hugo Chávez was elected president of Venezuela in 1998, re-elected under a new constitution in 2000, and won a large majority in a 2004 recall referendum. Marta Harnecker is director of the Center for Research on Popular Memory in Latin America (MEPLA) in Havana and author of Venezuela: Militares Junta al Pueblo and numerous books on the Latin American left.

Another important figure that has hailed Gaddafi as one of the greatest freedom fighters of our times is Nelson Mandela.

Chapter 6 – The motives

The motive, is in this case like in most others, multifold.
The first and most obvious one in this context is oil. Libya has the largest oil supply in Africa and twice as much oil as the US does.

Here is former congresswoman Cynthia McKinney telling us what she found out, when she, along with a number of other notable people went to Libya on a fact finding mission.

Then there is the very real chance that this has a lot to do with the great water resources in Libya. It has been claimed by the Libyan government that these water reserves could quench the thirst of all of Africa.
Some might think that this would be good news to our benevolent world leaders, what with all their end poverty and live aid and charity work… Nope, what they do is start dropping bombs with depleted uranium to contanimate the water supplies. Just listen to this soldier. He is fucking pissed off over it, to quote him directly.
In fact, the Libyan government had started a project called the Great Man Made River which sought to irrigate the Libyan dessert and would have significantly improved the lives of the Libyan people.
Or maybe this all boils down to Gaddafi’s plans to introduce a new gold dinar, a currency free from the manipulation and stranglehold of the global banking elite.
Most likely, it is partly all of these reasons that led to the globalist intervention in Libya. It may also just have to do with getting a country that has so far managed successfully not to be exploited by the corporate plutocracy. To stop a movement that threatens the very structure that the political establishment relies upon for their domination of society.
Partly, a motive is also to keep the motor running in the war machine. Do you know how many missiles and bombs are produced each day? We can’t just have them lying around, taking up all that storage space! And we also have to keep raking in profits for the weapons manufacterers, and all the corporate gangbangers that profit from war. Many of the people profiting from this are in many cases literally the same people that make the official decisions to start wars. The most famous examples of which would be the Bush connection to the Carlyle group and Dich Cheney with Halliburton as they decided to start a war with Iraq.
Whatever motive they may have, one thing should be absofuckinglutely clear. IT IS NOT to help civilians. It has NOTHING to do with protecting people from a tyrant, and it has nothing to do with democracy. Except perhaps in the sense that they want to implement the type of democracy they know how to control.
This notion should be insulting to every human being of average intellect. The fact that people actually believe it for a second boggles my mind. How can it be, that the same people that have routinely brutalized, beaten and tazered protesters in their own country, all of the sudden have this compassion for the people protesting in Libya?
How can it be that the response to protesters being brutalized in Egypt, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia has been so radically different to the response now? Why have these people let the suffering of the Palestinians continue for more than half a century without even pretending to interfere? What about Burma, Morocco, Chad, Turkmenistan, Nigeria, Somalia, Haiti, Ivory Coast… and I could literally go on (No, I’m not saying Syria or Iran, they are part of this same propaganda campaign orchestrated by the US)
Are we to believe that Gaddafi is just that much worse!?
Be vary of people who use this argument as disguised war propaganda against other nations. Like saying, why Libya when we could invade Syria or Iran? And then go on to say how much sense that would make. That is not the point. Syria and Iran have actually been targeted with the same kind og propaganda campaign.
A case in point. Just a few days after Saudi Arabian troops brutally attacked protesters in Bahrain, the king of Bahrain was invited to the royal wedding of Kate Middleton and that guy!
This is how powerful the propaganda is. It makes people believe absolutely ludicrous things that don’t even come close to anything that has ever occurred in our dimension of this reality.
It is so easy to discredit this claim that I don’t even think I should have to.
There seems to be a great deal of doublethink going on here.
A lot of people seem to understand that the war powers have selfish motives, but they seem to think that getting rid of Gaddafi is “still a good thing”.
By now I’m sure we’ve all heard about Syria’s “crackdown on protesters”.. Well, in a similar pattern we see here millions of people marching in support of President Assad. Noticing a pattern here anyone?
These enemies of Israel are being targeted and their friends are being let off the hook for doing what the enemies of Israel are being accused of.
Just watch this video and try telling me we’re not being duped! Why would all these people support guys that were torturing and killing their own people??
They wouldn’t! And that’s the point! These guys aren’t killing and torturing their own people!
If you think this “couldn’t happen” well then think agian. It already has. The most recent example, escluding the failed attempt in Venezuela is the NATO bombardment of Serbia. Of course these cases have different details but the basic plot is the same. Those who know what happened in Serbia will clearly see the similarities of these campaigns. If you don’t and still think it was just a necessary effort to get rid of evil Milosevic, then you should reinvestigate the case, knowing what you know now.
I’ll leave this documentary on the case here for those of you who are interested. (Part 1, but you should be able to find the rest)
It can happen, and it frequently does and will continue to happen unless we educate ourselves about how this is accomplished and expose it!
Do you understand now why thousands of Libyans placed themselves at Gaddafis palace to prevent him from being bombed by NATO?
Do you understand that it is us who are insane? Not these people?

Or these people?

Do you now understand what this guy was trying to do when he photobombed this goebbels wannabe, demonizing him and his country with the aim of killing their people?
Do you understand now, why we have to stop this horror??
Do you understand now why Cynthia McKinney is defending Libya, having been there and seen the scale of the deception. “The most common thing that I hear people ask me is WHY? Why are they doing this??”
Do you understand why this article needed to be so thourough? Do you see the scale of this deception and how difficult it would be to tear it apart with a few paragraphs?
Do you now understand why I spent so much time working on this article without getting any money for it? Twice I stayed up for 24 hours and just continued writing and working on it.
The only thing I stand for is peace!
Have we in fact reached that stage again were standing up for peace is dangerous!?
Are we really at the stage were protesting a war is considered crazy?! And those who do are dismissed as conspiracy theorists?
WAR IS NOT PEACE! It is a lie! I never thought I’d have to say this!!
WAR IS NOT PEACE!
THE WAR IN LIBYA IS NOT ABOUT PEACE! IT IS ABOUT WAR!
Please! SEE! You have been blinded if you can not see this! WAR AND PEACE ARE OPPOSITES!
Cause the most disturbing thing is that most people claim to be against war. But when it comes to it, everybody either shuts up or directly supports it! And most people don’t even investigate it from both sides!
If you are against war than spread this information! Expose the lies before it gets out of hand and spreads to Iran and Syria and even more countries!
The truth is on our side! Eventually it will be exposed, just like it has been on Iraq.
The propaganda machines just work a lot faster. They know in advance what the plan is and can prepare!
Us freelance journalists have a hard time to keep up, cause we can only react. I’ve been investigating world events for the last 6 years and I never suspected that Libya was about to become such an important factor. So to counter it I had to start researching it when the propaganda had already started.
That is the problem. They control the media but they don’t control reality. We will get them eventually.
There are at least two sides to every story
The media is not being neutral! They are not even pretending to cover both sides! Try listening to or reading any news story. It’s not that they are taking a side, they pretend that the other side doesn’t even exist!
Everything I’ve been covering here has been largely ignored by the mainstream press! Every reference to Gaddafi assumes it as a given that he is an evil dictator!
Every mention of the rebels portrays them as freedom fighters! The media is acting like an absolutely blatant cheerleader for this war.
It is almost never acknowledged that the reason Gaddafi says he won’t step down is because he has no power! How can he step down if it has no power?? He just laughs at it because it is so ridicilous! Why do they always just report that he “refuses to step down”?
It was just barely reported that he offered to symbolically “step down” just as long as he wouldn’t be tried in a court who knew would be corrupt! The rebels rejected the offer, saying that would be offensive to his victims.
Sure, a peaceful resolution to this conflict would be insulting, we demand blood!
Every word you hear out of Gaddafi is not directly from him, but quoted out of context by the media.
You are not hearing his side, but the other sides version of his side. If you want to hear his side it is very easy! Just fucking listen to what he has to say!
Now that you’ve read this extensive article almost to the end, this is my last request.
Consider these videos the last plea of a man on his knees. You have a gun pointed on his head and he is asking for your mercy (actually Gaddafi is more proud than that, but you catch my drift). Are you going to pull the trigger before he gets to say what he wants or will you at least let him speak?
Will you just shoot first and ask questions later?
Consider why, it had never occurred to you before to listen to the other side of this story directly from the source. My mother told me never to judge anyone before you hear their side. It is the best advice she ever gave me.
Consider how naive it was of you to think you could just trust that the media was telling you the truth. Even knowing they’re consistant history of manipulating facts in favor of wars and the establishment.
You don’t want war! So stop it! Plant seeds in any way you can. Do not be afraid. Don’t be afraid of being judged by others. It is there mistake not yours. Yours would be to succumb to this societal pressure and abandon your conscience. Allocate your empathy! Feel for these people who are being deeply wronged and do something about it.
Having said that I just want to affirm that I obviously in no way condone or advocate violent action for the cause of Libya. We do not need that. We just need people to wake up, and they will! This information is too powerful and they can only overlook it for some time. Plant seeds of information everywhere you can! Be courageous enough to tell people they are wrong even if it is more comfortable that everybody agrees!
I may not be right about everything I wrote in this article and I’m sure that some nitpickers can pick out some minor flaws, that is not the point. Last time I checked there is freedom of speech and people are entitled to be wrong. All I can promise is that I am giving my honest take on this situation and all the information that I found researching it.
So, watching these interviews I am sure you will see how blatantly these “reporters” are not even listening to what they say and simply have a script that they are sticking to no matter what.
I recommend starting with this interview with the very eloquant Saif al-Islam Gaddafi. He is now being portrayed as some vicious wannabe tyrant but I think you would find that he doesn’t really look the part.

Here he is speaking with our friend, Nic Robertson of CNN

And a shorter version you can share with people that is a must see:
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# Sahel-Sahara Unity and Future Jamahiriya

Posted: 2011/10/07

http://www.mathaba.net/news/libya

OBAMA is a KILLER/MURDERER !

# After high-profile killings, secret U.S. assassination squad emerges from the shadows

Posted: 2011/10/08

# NATO bombings, al-Qaeda and the Arab Spring

http://libyanfreepress.wordpress.com/2011/10/11/nato-bombings-al-qaeda-and-the-arab-spring/

Rahnuma Ahmed – ShahidulNews – 9/10/2011

In war, truth is the first casualty. Words of wisdom, gifted to us by Aeschylus.
Truer than ever now, two thousand years later, as NATO bombs Libya in the name of protecting’ its civilians.

But isn’t there a paradox here, asks young Turkish academic Ayça Çubukçu. When “the international community” intervenes militarily in Libya under a cosmopolitan obligation to protect Libyans as humans, it will be killing Libyans and others. And if the Interim Transitional National Council is killing Libyans and others, it is also claiming to be protecting Libyans’ (Killing in the Name of: Libya, Sovereignty, Humanity, Jadaliyya, March 11, 2011).

It is a paradox that we must not shy away from, she writes, or else we will preclude other questions. When the world is reminded of its responsibility to protect Libyans from the excessive use of force’ by the Gaddafi government, when it is urged to prevent crimes against humanity, when the UN or NATO, as if they were a shorthand for the world’ are tasked with this responsibility, we forget to ask, Why? Why this responsibility, why upon the UN or NATO, why upon “the world,” why now, why in Libya, and not, say, not in Gaza?’

Killing Libyans, in order, to protect Libyans. Protecting Libyans, in order, to kill Libyans. The war against Libya is based on fraudulence. Fabrication. Lies.

The UN Security Council, as Mahdi Nazemroaya details in Libya and the Big Lie: Using Human Rights Organizations to Launch Wars’ passed two resolutions against Libya on the basis of unproven’ claims‘. Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was killing his own people in Benghazi and other parts of the country. He’d ordered Libyan forces to kill 6,000 people. He’d hired African mercenaries to massacre civilians. Jet attacks were being conducted to quell the uprising.’ These claims were widely disseminated. They provided the basis for Libya to be referred to the UN Security Council at the UN headquarters in New York City, for Libya to be kicked out of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva (Libya and the Big Lie: Using Human Rights Organizations to Launch Wars,’ Global Research, September 29, 2011).

International action should be taken against Libya, demanded the Libyan League for Human Rights (LLHR) and 70 non-governmental organisations in letters sent to president Obama, the European Union’s High Representative Catherine Ashton, and the UN secretary general Ban-ki Moon, on February 21, 2011. The LLHR and NGOs invoked the Responsibility to Protect doctrine (RTP).

But out of the coalition, points out Nazemroaya, only 20 assert to be actually human rights groups. Plus, interestingly enough, the LLHR is tied to the International Federation of Human Rights which is based in France, which has links to the National Endowment for Democracy. Some readers may well remember how the NED had been characterised by its first acting president, A lot of what we [the NED] do today was done covertly 25 years ago by the CIA.’

When asked to provide evidence’ of the Benghazi massacres, LLHR’s general secretary Dr Sliman Bouchuiguir, was unable to.

But lack of evidence or unproven claims did not deter the U.N. Security Council from sanctioning the Libyan Arab Jamahuriya on the basis of the letter and the claims made by the LLHR. Nor did it hinder the U.N. Security Council from approving military action in Libya. No one has bothered to investigate the claims against Gaddafi, pointed out the Indian ambassador to the UN, the only person to do so as India, alongwith Russia, China, Germany and Brazil abstained from voting.

The unsubstantiated claims have not prevented NATO from launching its war on Libya last March. From conducting 24,140 sorties since, including 9,010 strike sorties.  It’s a humanitarian’ war, we are repeatedly told.

The ball of lies rolled on to the Hague, it inspired the International Criminal Court to issue an arrest warrant in May against the Libyan leader, accusing him of crimes against humanity (for the sake of record, I’m no admirer of Gaddafi, see The Opportunity of a Century.’ Western Military Intervention in Libya?,New Age, February 28, 2011).

The court, reports BBC News, had grounds to believe Gaddafi had ordered attacks on civilians during Libya’s four-month uprising. Thousands of people are believed to have been killed in the conflict.’ Warrants were also issued for two of Gaddafi’s top aides – his son Saif al-Islam and intelligence chief Abdullah al-Sanussi. Chief ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said, Col Gaddafi must be arrested in order to protect civilians.’ The warrants were welcomed by the Nato Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen because “It reinforces the reason for Nato’s mission to protect the Libyan people from Gaddafi’s forces.”

White House spokesperson Jay Carney chimed in, there must be justice and accountability.’ But what about justice for the people of Iraq, and the accountability of Bush & Co., perpetrators of the Mother of All Lies, the Weapons of Mass Destruction lie? The British foreign secretary William Hague said those responsible for “atrocities” must be held to account. But what about holding former British foreign secretary Jack Straw to account for atrocities’ in Iraq, for, had he not insisted, Saddam’s removal is necessary to eradicate the threat from his weapons of mass destruction’? The French president Nicolas Sarkozy said of Gaddafi: “After 41 years of dictatorship, it is perhaps time to stop, for him to leave power” (BBC News, June 27, 2011). But perhaps it is time for western leaders who insist on delivering democracy and freedom throughout the world, to stop? For them, to leave power?

Gaddafi had ordered airstrikes against his people to quell discontent, went the claim. It was reported as well by al Jazeera and the BBC on February 22–the Libyan government had inflicted air strikes on Benghazi, Libya’s largest city, and on the capital Tripoli. However, the Russian military, which had monitored the unrest via satellite from the very beginning, said its satellite images show that nothing of the sort was going on on the ground.’ According to the Russian military, as far as they are concerned, the attacks some media were reporting have never occurred’ (Airstrikes in Libya did not take place’ – Russian military, RT, March 01, 2011).

As anti-war groups gather evidence, including pictures and videos of war crimes being committed by NATO and NATO-backed rebels, it is indisputably clear that NATO bombings and the civil war fomented by the Western powers have claimed far more lives than were ever threatened by the Gaddafi regime (Bill van Auken, Mass killing and humanitarian disaster in NATO siege of Sirte, WSWS, September 27, 2011). The killing and destruction continues more than six months after NATO began its bombing campaign and more than a month after it proclaimed the fall of the Gaddafi regime.

Civilian targets, for NATO, are legitimate, and these have included one or more hospitals, a clinic, factories, warehouses, agricultural sites, schools, a university, one or more mosques, non-military related infrastructure, a food storage facility, a water-purifying plant and others. No humanitarian crisis existed until NATO arrived, writes Stephen Lendman, pointing out that in paramilitary controlled areas, Amnesty International had confirmed only 110 pro- and anti-Gaddafi supporter deaths combined, most likely more of the former than latter as rebel cutthroats rampaged through areas they occupy.’ Currently, the numbers of dead and injured civilians have escalated to many times more that number, largely from NATO attacks.’ He reminds us that before the conflict had erupted, Libyans had the region’s highest standard of living and highest life expectancy in Africa because Gaddafi’s oil wealth provided healthcare, education, housing assistance and other social benefits. Imperial war, of course, changed things. Libyans now hang on to survive’ (Daily NATO War Crimes in Libya, July 29, 2011).

Further surprises are in store for those who take the US-led war on terror at face value, who believe in presidents Bush and Obama when they say that al-Qaeda, being a terrorist organisation, is America’s arch enemy number one (Obama sets Qaeda defeat as top goal in Afghanistan, Reuters, March 27, 2009). One that is accepted by the UN Security Council, the EU, and NATO. Well, sorry, to shatter illusions but as it so happens the jihadists and NATO are working together in Libya. Western media’s “pro-democracy” rebels are led by Al Qaeda paramilitary brigades under the supervision of NATO Special Forces. The “Liberation” of Tripoli was carried out by [none other than] “former” members of the Libya Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG).’ These “former” Al Qaeda affiliated brigades, writes Michel Chossudovsky, constitute the backbone of the “pro-democracy” rebellion (The “Liberation” of Libya: NATO Special Forces and Al Qaeda Join Hands, Global Research August 28, 2011).

This has been confirmed by Susan Lindaeur, a former CIA asset who claims to have extremely good ties, and knowledge, and depth of resources inside Libya today.’ In a RT interview, Lindaeur said, What I’m finding is video documentation that NATO rebels are actually the same Al-Qaeda fighters that we’ve been dealing with in Iraq and Afghanistan, who’ve now come home to Libya…’ (CIA Asset: Libyan Opposition is al-Qaeda, RT, September 12, 2011).

In the meanwhile, Libya’s new ‘leader’ Mustafa Abdel Jalil, the National Transitional Council chairman, has declared that Sharia law will provide the basis to guide the country after the fall of the Gaddafi regime. ‘We seek a state of law, prosperity and one where sharia is the main source for legislation, and this requires many things and conditions’ (Daily Mail, September 13, 2011).

Gaddafi, Lindaeur points out, is a socialist Muslim, and he has a very different agenda that is not [the reactionary Islamists’ interpretation of] Shariah [Islamic law]. Gaddafi has a very strong record on women’s rights: Women have the right to education, hold propertly, divorce, hold jobs, have income–many rights that other women in the Arab world do not have. So he is a moderate. And he is not involved in any terrorism at all. That [rumor] is absolutely foolishness.’

But, why attack Libya? Is it the oil? Samir Amin thinks not, no, it’s not oil that they [the US] are after — they already have that. Their goal is to put Libya under their tutelage to establish Africom (US military command for Africa),’ currently based in Stuttgart (Germany). African countries had rejected its establishment in Africa’ (Arab revolts changing everything, Monthly Review Magazine, Sunday, August 21, 2011).

Whereas James Petras thinks it was the Arab spring,’ the popular uprisings which caused the NATO countries to shift abruptly from embracing Gaddafi to launching a brutal scorched-earth invasion of Libya in a matter of months.’ The near total destruction of Libya, a secular regime with the highest standard of living in Africa, was meant to be a lesson, he says. A message from the imperialists to the newly aroused masses of North Africa, Asia and Latin America: The fate of Libya awaits any regime which aspires to greater independence and questions the ascendancy of Euro-American power (NATO’s War Crimes in Libya: Who Grieves for the Fallen Heroes? September 10, 2011).

What occurred in Libya was no popular uprising but purely NATO’s war, From the beginning the ‘rebels’ depended completely on the military, political, diplomatic and media power of NATO, without which the de facto mercenaries would not have lasted a month, holed up in Benghazi.’

A bloody sight. NATO’s leaders. Protecting to kill, killing to protect.

[Concluding part on Western media and al-Jazeera’s complicity, next week]

# Libya Resistance News Agency Created in Venezuela

By TAMARA PEARSON – VENEZUELANALYSIS.COM

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Members of the Libya Resistance News Agency (Foro Itinerante de Participación Popular)

## Middle East.

The agency came out of an “autonomous” proposal by popular collectives and national and international journalist movements, according to the coordinator of yesterday’s forum, “Palestine, Libya, and Syria: Between Revolution and Counter-revolution”, Venezuelan journalist and a founder of the agency, Hindu Anderi, speaking to the Correo del Orinoco.

The initiative is independent of the Venezuelan government, receiving no financial or technical support from it or from any Venezuelan government institution.

Among the other founders of the news agency are journalists Cristina Gonzalez, Marcos Salgado, Richard Penalver, Miguel Cova, Hernan Cano, and members of the La Piedrita collective, a group “dedicated to Guevaran volunteer work” and grassroots work to solve community problems. The ANRL also has the support of Cuba Periodistas, the journalists’ union of Cuba.

“We are open to all the international collectives who want to participate in this initiative,” Anderi said.

The agency’s website is ‘Al Mukawama – Resistencia’,http://resistencialibia.info/ where it has sections for the latest information, “Specials”, analysis, video, audio, and features. The site is currently only in Spanish.

“It’s an initiative responding to the need in the world for information that isn’t distorted. That’s why any project like this is welcome,” Anderi said.

“Analysis will be made of all the information coming out of the different spaces, about the conflict in our North African brother nation,” she added.

In terms of sources the agency will use, Anderi said they would include “direct sources”. “Remember that much of the media that broadcasts information from Libya is censored by the system. In Libya there are many resistance groups and there are, we might say, communication initiatives that are going to be consulted. Also, of course, [we’ll also use] all those websites for the resistance and progressive international agencies linked to our approach,” she explained.

Another member of the news agency, Basem Tajeldine, said that the “Libyan companeros” also put out a lot of information through websites such as Twitter, Facebook, and blogs, from which the agency will also compile information and reports.

Tajeldine said the new news agency would also supply “correct information to the different community, national, and international radio programs, and also to the Venezuelan public media”.

PUBLISHED ON SEP 20TH 2011 AT 10.51PM

by Brian E. Muhammed  24 MARCH 2011

Though defined for years as a rogue regime by American and British media and political figures, Mr. Gadhafi has a different reputation among

liberation movements and in much of Africa. Millions see Libya’s leader as a powerful defender of the weak and oppressed. “We have to put it in

historical context that Libya and the Jamahiriya revolution has been the most revolutionary African country since the CIA overthrow of Osagyefo

Kwame Nkrumah (of Ghana), in terms of Pan-Africanism,” said Mr. Kimathi. Mr. Kimathi gave credit to Mr. Gadhafi for his political work around

reviving the vision for a United States of Africa and transforming the former Organization of African Unity into the current African Union (AU).

He also pointed out the “political and concrete material” support the Libyan leader gave to liberation movements and progressive organizations

across the African continent and the world, including in the United States.

Libya supported the Irish Republican Army,  South Africa’s anti-apartheid movements—the African National Congress and Pan African Congress—

the freedom fighters in Mozambique and the Palestinian liberation struggle to name a few causes.

Libya has also been a friend to the Nation of Islam Of Rev. Louis Farrakhan  and other progressive groups within the U.S. In 1971 Mr. Gadhafi loaned the Nation of Islam

under the leadership of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad $3 million to purchase a Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago. Mr. Muhammad converted the edifice into a mosque which is the national headquarters for the Nation of Islam. In the rebuilding efforts of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan in the 1980s, Mr. Gadhafi gave a$5 million loan— which he then forgave—to aid an N.O.I. economic initiative

called P.O.W.E.R. (People Organized and Working for Economic Rebirth).

Mr. Kimathi pointed out that the Western destabilization campaign against Libya has been ongoing since the beginning of Mr. Gadhafi ’s leadership.

As a visionary Mr. Gadhafi transformed the oil rich country into a popular people’s democracy, eradicating policies driven by the multinational

corporations who exploited Libya’s resources. When he rose to eminence 41 years ago leading the Al-Fateh revolution against King Idriss—a minion

of western imperialists—the young revolutionary nationalized the economy for the benefit and development of the Libyan people.

Then he evicted the Americans and the British by shutting down the Wheelus military base in Tripoli which he condemned as a remnant of European colonialism.

O

n the international political stage where good men often die young, Mr. Gadhafi has withstood the test of time, becoming a major power broker in Europe

and in Africa. “Brother Gadhafi ” as he is known is in a small group of leaders—which include former Cuban leader Fidel Castro— who have the distinction of

withstanding their imperialistic foes. Mr. Gadhafi was personanon- grata for every U.S. administration from President Richard Nixon to President Bill Clinton—

until the warming of relations at the end of the George W. Bush administration.

No Democracy Without People’s Congresses and Committees

# The Green Book: True Democracy

Posted: 2011/09/27
From: Mathaba    http://www.mathaba.net/news/?x=628808

Posted: 2011/09/27

USA, Canada, most of West Europe, 40 countries are at war, and their populations do not even know it
by Adam KingThe reality is, the majority of people in France do not even know they are at war with Libya, the crown of Africa. I met a young Belgian lady who is a professional architect, and cares about Peace and Love, and yet, even though NATO is headquartered in Belgium, she has never heard of NATO, nor even by its french acronym OTAN. That is the reality. The youth of Europe, do not even know they are at war.We therefore have to change tactic. It is not enough to talk about NATO, NATO-rebels, and NATO supported terrorism. We must stop talking about NATO, because, even those how have heard of it, then consider it as some abstract or separate entity, and do not even connect it to what it is: the command of the North American (USA, Canada) and west European military forces.Instead, we must now talk of US-European, or even WHITE** countries. The White countries are at war with Black Africa, and Black*, includes all Libyans, even those of light skin.
MY NOTE: [REMEMBER THIS IS NOT ABOUT RACE OR COMPLEXION.
*BLACK means the innocent and good people of this world and includes Americans like Dennis Kucinich, Alex Jones, Jesse Ventura and Christopher Greene, and Webster Tarpley. Canadians like Mahdi Nazemroaya, English like Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey, French like Terry Meyssan, Corsicans fighting for Independence from France, and our Mujjadid Muammar al Gathafi as well as and all the peoples who consider themselves a part of the JAMAHIRIYA and what that concept means to be GREEN.
**WHITE  refers to those peoples, Supremists of all “faiths”—particularly of the “Western Nations” who are greedy and selfish for themselves and blindly obeying their NWO governments, who believe they must dominate the whole world (and are better than all the rest —which includes “people” like OBAMA and RICE ! All those who call themselves “Christian- Fundamentalists” (or “Christian” by inheritance only) but who do not follow what Jesus has asked, radical Islamists who neglect the peaceful strivings of the “Prophets” seeking slaughter and death to all who do not fit their interpretations,  all “Zionist” Movement Peoples (non faithful Jews/Israelis who seek only dominance, wealth, war and enslavement to all who do not respect their TALMUD ) and all others who are just out there “for the money and glory”. ]

Libya is in Africa. Muammar Qaddafi has shown YOU the way forward from the love of his heart, for years and years, while you were asleep, enjoying yourselves, drinking, sleeping, …eating, (partying) and whatever else you do, making money, having a nice life, Muammar, I and others sacrficed so that you could continue to be lazy and live a little longer in freedom.

Show some appreciation for that freedom, or wake up that you are a slave, and that you are powerless to act, that you cannot stop these wars, and find out why it is you can do nothing, and who it is behind these wars and for whose benefit. Then be like the humming bird: see here and here.

Look, if you don’t want to be bothered to stay awake day and night, stop all work and income earning, stop giving time and love to your family, if you don’t want to sacrifice as much as I do and others here at Mathaba, such as the editor of our Publication Bridge who gives not only time and effort but also of her earnings toward our mounting costs, then get our your wallet now.

You do NOT have to sacrifice, work for peace, or do anything to change your life: just support those who do this day and night. Support those working for peace, the one and only Christian leader in the world working for peace, Dr K A Paul, while the Pope says nothing, K A Paul travels 2nd and 3rd class to save money and gives all for the effort for peace. Support him, and be one in a million.

You don’t have to be a Christian to do that, at least click your mouse and join your email to support the man’s effort, show him that you at least bloody care and appreciate that ONE Christian leader is not putting money and benefits first, but is actually working for peace no matter the cost and danger to personal self.

For those who really want to work very hard and sacrifice themselves for people’s power, justice, and truth, and not simply leave it for others that you can support as above mentioned, then join the Green Charter Movement, that means, organize yourself, network, study, and form a committee after adopting the Green Charter of Freedoms.
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BANI WALID has successfully (in a People’s Congress Meeting) set up a temporary government until the JAMAHIRIYA

can be reinstituted. Leading it, is a Warfalla tribal-leader, Ali al-Ahwal , elected as the JAMAHIRIYA “CARE_TAKER-in-waiting”

Jamahiriya (TAKEN FROM:  http://wn.com/jamahiriya  )

The Great triumphs of Libyan Jamahiriya forces!
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The Great Libyan peoploe triumph over the imperial American rebels..
http://wn.com/The_Great_triumphs_of_Libyan_Jamahiriya_forces!

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
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Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
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Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Anthem Name: God is the Greatest Date Adopted: 1969 Lyrics:
(Arabic) Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar Fauqua Kaidi L'mutadi Allahu Lilmazlumi Hairumu'ayyidi
Ana Bilyaqini Wabissilahi
Saaftadi Baladi Wanuru L-haqqi Yastau Fi Yadi Qulu Mai Qulu Mai Allahu Allahu Allahu Akbar Allahu Fauqa
Atilli Wa 'Smai Gaisu L-aadi Ga'a Yabgi Masrai Bil-haqqi Saufa Fa-saufa Afnihi Mai. Qulu Mai L-wailu
Lil-mustamiri Wa Llahu Fauqa

(English) God is greatest! God is greatest! He is above plots of the aggressors, And He is the best
helper of the oppressed. With
faith and with weapons I shall defend my country, And the light of truth will shine in my hand. Sing
with me! Sing with me! God is
greatest! God is greatest! God, God, God is greatest! God is above the aggressors. O world, look up
and listen! The enemy's army is
coming, Wishing to destroy me. With truth and with my gun I shall repulse him. And should I be killed,
I would kill him with me.
Sing with me - Woe to the Imperialists! And God is above the treacherous tyrant. God is greatest!
Therefore glorify Him, O my
country, And seize the forehead of the tyrant And destroy him! Flag Date Adopted: 1977 Description:
The flag of the Great Socialist  People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya consists of a simple green field with
no other characteristics. It is
the only national <b>...</b> http://wn.com/Great_Socialist_People's_Libyan_Arab_Jamahiriya United
Nations Webcast Libyan Arab Jamahiriya English Order: Duration: 3:10 Published: 12 Jul 2009 Uploaded:
18 Aug 2010 Author: Bahrainupr http://wn.com/United_Nations_Webcast_Libyan_Arab_Jamahiriya_English
Jamahiriya Order: Duration: 2:16 Published: 08 Aug 2008 Uploaded: 22 Aug 2010 Author: ComradeDamon1917
An epic video about the Jamahiriya, a CyberNations alliance. http://wn.com/Jamahiriya Savage Republic -
So It Is Written Order: Duration: 2:50 Published: 11 Jan 2008 Uploaded: 02 Sep 2011 Author:
whirlwindbliss Music video for So It Is Written by Savage Republic. From the LP Jamahiriya Courtesy
Independent Project Records http://wn.com/Savage_Republic__So_It_Is_Written Savage Republic -
Jamahiriya live 2007 Order: Duration: 4:28 Published: 12 Mar 2007 Uploaded: 26 Mar 2011 Author:
phonecia Savage Republic, "Jamahiriya" live at Teatro alla Cartiera di Rovereto (TN) Italy 11
marzo 2007 http://wn.com/Savage_Republic__Jamahiriya_live_2007 Gaddafi's Jamahiriya: the State
of the Masses, the Green Book ☟.pdf☟ [getjiggy211, © BBC] Order: Duration: 13:00 Published:
05 Sep 2011 Uploaded: 07 Sep 2011 Author: Knew WorldNoing Thanks to: www.youtube.com
(Historic BBC-Video)
Muammar Al Qaddafi: The Green Book Jamahiriya: The State of The Masses 'Power  in the hands of the
People' 'Resources in the hands of the People' Click to download the Green Book: 911-truth.net "If the
instrument  of government is dictatorial, as is the case in the world's political systems today,
society's awareness of deviation from  its laws is  expressed only through violence to redirect
its course, ie, revolution against the instrument of government. Violence and revolution,  even
though they reflect the sentiments of society regarding deviation, do not constitute an exercise
in which the whole of society  takes part. Rather, violence and revolution are carried out by
those who have the capability and courage to take the initiative and  proclaim the will of society.
However, this unilateral approach is dictatorial because the revolutionary initiative in itself
provides  the opportunity for a new instrument of government representing the people to arise.
This means that the governing structure remains  dictatorial. In addition, violence and effecting
change by force are both undemocratic, even though they take place as a reaction  against an undemocratic
prior condition. The society that revolves around this concept is backward. What, then, is the solution?"
LEADER OF GREAT JAMAHIRIYA Order: Duration: 4:15 Published: 05 Apr 2007 Uploaded: 03 Aug 2011 Author:
Alfateh69 THE LEADER MUAMMAR ALGATHAFI IS IN LIBYAN CELEPRATE AND HE RIDES HIS HORSE. HE IS A GREAT MAN.
http://wn.com/LEADER_OF_GREAT_JAMAHIRIYA Cynthia McKinney on Jamahiriya TV [21-05-2011] سينتيا ماكيني
Order: Duration: 32:12 Published: 22 May 2011 Uploaded: 04 Sep 2011 Author: Rayyisse Cynthia McKinney o
n jamahiriya TV promises to bring the world what is really happening in Libya and to bring investigators
to find  the truth . TV Streaming ::::: news.stcom.net www.ljbc.net http://wn.com/Cynthia_McKinney_on_
Jamahiriya_TV_ 21-05-2011 _سينتيا_ماكيني Jamahiriya TV Order: Duration: 4:43 Published: 24 Feb 2011
Uploaded: 07 Jun 2011 Author: MAALI65 As recorded from Jamahiriya (official Libyan TV) on Thursday
24.02.11. Al Jazera TV announced that there is a big massacre at  El Zaweya city, but these shots show
that that was false. Besides calls between citizens and Al Qaeda had been spotted. This,  like many
other events in the last ten years, is a media war, which calls for us to open our eyes very wide.
http://wn.com/Jamahiriya_TV Al Jamahiriya Matin Order: Duration: 10:29 Published: 29 May 2007
Uploaded: 26 Aug 2010 Author: Libyan every friday morning we watch this program since I was 6 yrs
http://wn.com/Al_Jamahiriya_Matin Jamahiriya #2 Order: Duration: 2:27 Published: 09 Aug 2008
Uploaded: 18 Mar 2011 Author: ComradeDamon1917 A propaganda video of the Jamahiriya http://wn.com/
Jamahiriya_#2 Great Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Students in United States of America Order: Duration:
4:50 Published: 08 Feb 2011 Uploaded: 28 May 2011 Author: LibyanStudentsInUSA libya student students
libyan http://wn.com/Great_Libyan_Arab_Jamahiriya_Students_in_United_States_of_America Libya State
Television Jamahiriya News, May 30, 2011 Order: Duration: 11:03 Published: 31 May 2011 Uploaded:
31 May 2011 Author: WolkenZwemmer Features the visit of South African President Jacob Zuma to
Tripoli. It is sad to see that on the day  of this peace-initiative that is not only backed by
the African continent, but also by India (www. business-standard.com that the media try to bring
everything in discredit by talking about the generals  that would have defected to Italy. It really
sounds like a big smear campaign by the Western Media. The  day that Libya talked about the support
of the Wafala Tribe (one of the biggest in Libya), the other side  claimed that this Wafala Tribe
actually supported the Rebels. Both Africa and India have said that they  wanted an end to the NATO
bombardments which go far beyond the UN-mandate of resolution 1973. In Europe  nobody seems to care
about the illegality of all this. They are held in a stupor by lies that Gaddafi is  a cruel dictator.
It is also sad to see that Russia's critical voice seems to have been silenced probably  due to
something that they have been given during the G8-meeting. http://wn.com/Libya_State_Television_
Jamahiriya_News,_May_30,_2011 Libya's-Jamahiriya Radio singing hymns to Gathafi Rx-ed Dorset,
UK February 20, 2011.wmv Order: Duration: 1:28 Published: 20 Feb 2011 Uploaded: 20 Feb 2011
Author: DorsetRadio Voice of Africa, as Libya calls their Jamahiriya International Radio
Broadcast. Interestingly, chants and hymns  to Gathafi ,the wise leader of the "revolution"
seem to be sung in the beginning of the recording which is in  Swahili. Pleasant catching
African tune, if politics can be put aside. The transmission is beamed towards  Central
and East Africa, but is easily heard in Europe (Dorset, UK in this case). Reception 20 F
hymns_to_Gathafi_Rx-ed_Dorset,_UK_February_20,_2011wmv Libya Conflict Analysis 4: Popular support
for Rebels TNC berber NATO vs Gadaffi's Jamahiriya Order: Duration: 11:40 Published: 12 Aug 2011
Uploaded: 18 Aug 2011 Author: aligzanduh STOP PRESS: 15 AUGUST 2011 : Support Levels should be
yesterday. Census Of Tribes and estimation of loyalties:  (Scene 2) Scene 1 Background on
disinformation and media failure berber,alshubion, alroshidah,  alrakkaksh,alsaaadh, goats,
algarirat 150000 Turkish or mixed origin 900000 warfala 900000 terhuna 500000  magariha 600000
95161 Tawajeer 95161 Ramla 95161 95161 el-Mahjoub 95161 Zamoura 95161 Kawafi 95161 Dababisa 9
5161  Zawaiya, Zuwaiya 95161 al-sawalih 95161 al-jarsa 95161 kawar, of arab descent, 15 smaller
tribes 95161  al-awaqir 95161 abdiyat, 15 subs 95161 masamir 95161 al-Mujabra 95161 Farjan 95161
Zawiya 95161 Magariha  95161 Maslata 95161 masrata 95161 obeidi 95161 mishasha 95161 masashiya
95161 Zintan 95161 Zintan,  the Khaleifa and the Kikla Warshafana 95161 The tribes of Ghariba
region 95161 The tribes of Gharyan,  Asaba and Qawalish 95161 http://wn.com/Libya_Conflict_
Al Fatah (2/9) Order: Duration: 3:26 Published: 01 Sep 2011 Uploaded: 06 Sep 2011 Author:
Warrior1917 This is a song by a Yugoslav band dedicated to Gaddafi http://wn.com/Jamahiriya__Al_
Fatah_2/9 Savage Republic - Jamahiriya.wmv Order: Duration: 7:23 Published: 19 Jul 2011 Uploaded:
01 Sep 2011 Author: arcangelofarris last track of the eponymous album of Savage Republic (1988)

http://wn.com/Savage_Republic__Jamahiriyawmv The Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Order: Duration: 7:34 Published: 29 Mar 2011 Uploaded: 01 Sep 2011 Author: promdawg Long Live
Gaddafi! Long Live Libya! Long Live The People of The Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab
Jamahiriya! Death To The UN! Death To NATO! http://wn.com/The_Great_Socialist_People's_Libyan_Arab_
Jamahiriya Support for Gaddafi and the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Order: Duration: 3:06 Published: 04
Apr 2011 Uploaded: 06 Sep 2011 Author: Donald09231985 In spite of all the media coverage that
depicts Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi as a murderer, I am among  many who support the Colonel in
his struggle against western imperialism. This whole false-flag operation  does have resistance,
and I am part of that resistance!
Song: Libyan National Anthem http://wn.com/Support_for_Gaddafi_ and_the_Libyan_Arab_Jamahiriya
Libya's Voice of Africa
The Great Jamahiriya Part 1 of 2 RX-ed in Dorset UK
February 21 2011.wmv Order: Duration: 9:38 Published: 21 Feb 2011 Uploaded: 14 Jul 2011 Author:
Voice of Africa The Great Jamahiriya Part 1 of 2 RX-ed
in Dorset UK February 21 2011 as received over  Short Waves today. The whole (2-hour) program
has been recorded,
and will upload the first 10 minutes in this  one, more
can be uploaded upon request, since this took something like 1 hour to upload :s
http://wn.com/Libya's_Voice_of_Africa_
The_Great_Jamahiriya_Part_1_ of_2_RX-ed_in_Dorset_UK_

February_21_2011wmv Libya : Gaddafi's Jamahiriya has a more morally defensible position
than NATO Order: Duration: 12:02
Published: 21 Jun 2011 Uploaded: 08 Sep 2011
Author: aligzanduh Why Gaddafi's position is more morally defensible than NATO's 1) It is
frightful to watch these superpowers
gang up to rip apart a small country,
especially under the guise of "civilian protection" - 2) Why would self  respecting Libyan
Rebel Patriots allow NATO to lead
the whole show ? Appearing as sell-outs 3)
How can we  allow the whole Iraq scenario be trotted out before our eyes, war based on
lie, cravenly not declared  4)
Soldiers Of the US and its allies - do not fight
in this war until you are sure this does not violate  the law or your conscience 5)
Western Media -- any 15 year old
than apparantly the combined budgets of News Corp, CNN. MSNBC ABC PBS - or are they
so morally repugnant -  they are
deliberately ignoring it. 6) Obama Sarkozy and
Cameron appear as not only thugs but buffoons - as  the Loyalists endure
there collective aerial punishment. Their
mediocre attempt at fooling people will cause  a
great deal of blowback - and worst of all to the WEST 7) The principle result
NATO will have achieved - is  further
schism between the West and the developing World
- more fear and hate of the West - 8) NATO has done  what Gaddafi could never
international Folk Hero of David Vs Goliath - you
bumbling larcenous wicked nincompoops! I will post this presentation to libya
conflict intel on microtopia website.
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brings to mind a  conversation I had just after
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more news on: Jamahiriya
Jamahiriya Jamahiriya ( ) is an Arabic term generally translated as
"state of the masses". describing
Libya after  Gaddafi gave up his powers on 02 MARCH 1977. Muammar
al-Gaddafi's Green Book of 1975. The
nisba-adjective ("mass-, "of the masses") occurs only in  the third part,
published in 1981, in the phrase,
translated in the English edition as "Historic  movements are mass
movements". The term appears in the formal
name of the Gaddafi government of Libya,  the Great Socialist People's
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. In the official
political philosophy of Libya, this system is unique to the country,
although it is  the materialization of
the Third International Theory, proposed by Gaddafi to be applied to the
entire  Third World. The term in
practice has only been applied to the Libyan state, of which Gaddafi is
transliteration ). Although Gaddafi no longer holds public office or
title, he is accorded the honorifics
"Guide of the First of September Great Revolution of the  Socialist
People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya" or
"Brotherly Leader and Guide of the Revolution" in  government statements
and the official press. The
Libyan government states that Libya is a direct democracy without any
political parties,  governed by
its populace through local popular councils and communes (named Basic
People's Congresses). Official
rhetoric disdains the idea of a nation state, tribal bonds remaining
primary, even within the ranks
of the military of Libya. Socialist People's Libyan Arab Great Jamahiriya
The word was coined by
changing the component — "public" — to its plural form, — "the masses".
It is often  left untranslated
in English, with Libya's long-form name thus rendered as Great Socialist
People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.
Caption Gaddafi at the AU summit
in Addis Ababa ( 2009) Office Brotherly Leader and Guide of the Revolution
of Libya Office2 Secretary General
of the General People's Congress of Libya Primeminister2 Abdul Ati al-Obeidi
Term start2 02 March 1977 Term
end2 2 March 1979 Muammar al-Gadhafi had stepped down from power in the year 1979,
resigning as General
Secretary of the Libyan Jamahiriya,  two years after handing all power to the people
of Libya. Predecessor2
Himself (Chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council Successor2 Abdul Ati al-Obeidi
Office3 Prime Minister
of Libya Term start3 16 January 1970 Term end3 16 July 1972 Predecessor3
Mahmud Sulayman al-Maghribi Successor3
Abdessalam Jalloud Office4 Chairman of the Revolutionary Command
Council of Libya Primeminister4 Mahmud Sulayman
al-Maghribi Abdessalam JalloudAbdul Ati al-Obeidi Term start4 1 September
1969 Term end4 2 March 1977
Predecessor4 Idris (King) Successor4 Himself (Secretary General of the
General People's Congress) Office5 Chairperson
of the African Union Term start5 2 February 2009 Term end5 31 January
2010 Predecessor5 Jakaya Kikwete
Successor5 Bingu wa Mutharika Birth date June 07, 1942 Birth place Sirte,
Italian Libya(now Libya) Party
Arab Socialist Union (1971–1977) Spouse 1)Fatiha al-Nuri (Divorced after
only 6 months; 2)Safia el-Brasai
(1970–present) Children 9 natural, 2 adoptees Alma mater Benghazi Military
Muammar al-Gaddafi Signature.svg Allegiance Kingdom of Libya (1961–1969)
Libyan Arab Denocracy (1969–1977)
Great Socialist  People's Libyan Arab J amahiriya (1977–present) Branch
Libyan Army Serviceyears 1961–present
Rank Colonel Commands Libyan Armed Forces Battles Libyan-Egyptian WarChadian-
Libyan conflictUganda-Tanzania War 2011
Libyan civil war Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi (born 07 June 1942),
has become a disputed ruler, losing almost all domestic and international
recognition. He abolished the Libyan
Constitution of 1951, and adopted laws based on the  Holy Scriptures and
the Quaran. For alternative spellings,
see Transliteration below. He  variously has been honored under the title of
"Brother Leader' and 'Guide of the '69
al-Fatah Revolution. In the 1980s countries around the world established
sanctions against Gaddafi. Six days  after
weapons  of mass destruction (WMD) programs
and welcomed international inspectors to verify that  he would follow
for a United States of Africa,  he served as Chairperson of the African
Union (AU) from 2 February 2009 to 31 January
2010. Early life and military academy Muammar al-Gaddafi was raised in a
bedouin tent in the desert near Sirte.
According to most  conventional biographies, his family belongs to a
They are mostly stockherders that live in the Hun Oasis. According to
fought against the Italian occupation of Libya and died as the "first
martyr in Khoms, in the first battle of 1911".
Gaddafi attended a Muslim elementary school  as a youth in Sabha, during
which time he was profoundly influenced by major
events in the  Arab world. He was passionate about the success of the
Palestinians and was deeply disappointed  by their
defeat to Israeli forces in 1948. He admired Egyptian President Gamal
Abdel Nasser, and  looked to him as hero during his
rise to power in 1952. In 1956 Gaddafi took part in anti-Israeli  protests
during the Suez Crisis. He finished his secondary
school studies under a private tutor in  Misrata, concentrating on the
study of history. In Libya, as in a number of other
Arab countries, admission to a military academy and a career  as an
army officer only became available to members of the
lower economic strata after independence.  A military career offered
an opportunity for higher education, for upward economic
and social  mobility, and was for many the only available means of political
action. For Gaddafi and many  of his fellow officers,
who were inspired by Nasser's brand of Arab nationalism, a military  career
was a revolutionary vocation.

Gaddafi entered the Libyan
military academy at Benghazi in 1961 and graduated in the 1965–66  period, along with
most of his colleagues from the Revolutionary
Command Council (RCC).

Gaddafi's association with the Free Officers Movement began as a cadet. The
frustration  and shame felt by
Libyan officers at the time of Israel's defeat of the Arab armies on  three
fronts in 1967 fueled their determination to contribute
to Arab unity by overthrowing  the monarchy. An early conspirator, Gaddafi began
his first plan to overthrow the monarchy  while in
military college. Gaddafi pursued further studies in Europe, and false rumors
have been propagated with  regards to this part of his
though he did receive further military training in the
United Kingdom.
Here is the young Mujjadid:


Military coup On 01 September 1969 a small group of junior military officers led by Gaddafi

 staged a  bloodless coup
d'état against King Idris while he was in Turkey for medical treatment.
His nephew, the Crown Prince Sayyid Hasan ar-Rida al-Mahdi
as-Sanussi, was formally  deposed by the revolutionary army officers and
put under house arrest; they abolished  the monarchy and
proclaimed the Libyan Arab Democracy.
Internal affairs since 1969:
Gaddafi looked to Gamal Abdel Nasser as a role model and based
his government on Nasser's  Egypt. He was fiercely anti-Western,
and immediately ordered for a pullout of American and  British
military bases, including the Wheelus Air Base. He told Western
officials that he  would expel their companies from Libya's oil
fields unless they shared more revenue. In his  statement, he
threatened to do so only if Nasser told him to,
indicating strong ties to Nasser.


Because of his demands, oil companies changed their
payments from 50–50 to 79–21 percent  in favor of the government.
In December 1969, Egyptian intelligence
stopped a planned coup  on Gaddafi from high-ranking members of
his leadership. Many of the dissenters
were uneasy  about his growing relationship to Egypt. From
1971 to 1977, Gaddafi approved the Arab
Socialist Union, based on Egypt's Arab Socialist Union (Egypt),
to function as a political  party in
Libya. The Italian population in Libya almost disappeared after
Italians in 1970. Gaddafi despised the Christian calendar and
changed Libya's into a  Muslim-based
one. In 1969, government correspondence and newspapers listed
the date as 1369,  beginning with
the birth of the prophet Mohammed. Also, the Roman months were
changed to Arab  ones. For example,
August, named after Augustus Caesar, was renamed Hannibal, and
July, from  Julius Caesar, was called
Nasser, after Gamal Abdel Nasser. After 02 March 1977, Gaddafi
increasingly devoted himself to a
"contemplative exile". Over  the next months, he devoted himself
to the writing of THE GREEN BOOK,
as a thorough explanation  of his unique form of a direct
democratic government. It was completed
in 1980.

During the 2005 civil unrest in France, Gaddafi called Chirac and offered him his help in
quelling the resistors, who were largely North African. Following a 1986 aborted attempt to replace
English with Russian as the primary foreign language  in education, English has been taught in recent
years in Libyan schools from primary level, and  students have access to English-language media.
Gadhafi adopted new names for the Italised Berber towns, and on official Libyan maps, referred  to
the Nafusa Mountains as the "Western mountains". In a 1985 speech, he said of the Italianised-
Berber language, "If your mother transmits you this language, she nourishes you with the milk of
the colonialist, she feeds you their poison" (1985). Berbers living in ancient mud-brick caravan
towns such as Ghadames iwere given new private homes or modern government-constructed apartments
in the 1980s, as part of his program to give all Jamahiiriya citizens over 18 their own private
home (rent free) with free electric and running water, and no insurance fees ever to pay. Gaddafi
had promised "a home for all Libyans" and during his rule, new residential areas rose in  empty
Saharan regions. Entire populations living in mud-brick caravan towns were moved into modern
homes with running water, electricity, and satellite TV. Economy Libya enjoys large natural
resources. The Economy of Libya non entralised, and follows Gadaffi's unique and peculiar
socialist ideals.  It depends primarily upon revenues from the petroleum sector, which contributes
practically all  export earnings and over half of its GDP. These oil revenues, combined with a
small population,  have given Libya the highest nominal GDP per capita in Africa. Since 2000
Libya has recorded  favourable growth rates with an estimated 10.6 percent growth of GDP in 2010,
the highest of  any state in Africa. Gaddafi described the Great Manmade River as the "Eighth Wonder
of the World". Gaddafi ordered the Libyan National Telescope Project, costing about 10 million euros.
This gave all Africans their own Sattellite communications system, free from the horrendous  rents of
the European Companies. On 4 March 2008 Gaddafi announced his intention to dissolve the country's
existing administrative  structure and disburse oil revenue directly to the people. The plan included
abolishing all ministries;  except those of defence, internal security, and foreign affairs, and
departments implementing strategic  projects. In 2009, Gaddafi personally told government officials
that Libya would soon experience a "new  political period" and would have elections for important
positions such as minister-level roles and the  National Security Advisor position (a Prime Minister
equivalent). He also promised to include international  monitors to ensure fair elections. His speech
was said to have caused quite a stir, as The GREEN BOOK  disavowed political elections and politial
parties. This idea was supposedly given as a suggestion to  him, by his son, Saif-al-Islam who studied
at the London School of Economics. Unknown to him and Saif,  he was being influenced and conned into
these reforms by implanted CIA-Agents (entrusted as personal  friends) trying to help and ease relations
with the Western Nations. Gadhafi trusted them and unfortunately  these were the first men to betray him
in February 2011 with the CIA/MI6 construed "insurgency"!
Activities in Sudan and Chad After Nasser's death:

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Gaddafi attempted to become the leader of Arab nationalism. He wanted to create  a "Great Islamic
State of the Sahel", unifying the Arab states of North Africa into one. As early as  1969, Gaddafi
contributed to the Islamization of Sudan and Chad, granting military bases and support  to the
FROLINAT revolutionary forces. In 1971, when Muslims took power in Sudan, he offered to merge  Libya
with Sudan. Gaafar Nimeiry, the President of Sudan, turned him down and angered Gaddafi by  signing a
peace settlement with the Sudanese Christians. Gaddafi took matters into his own hands  in 1972,
organizing the Islamic Legion, a paramilitary group, to arabize the region. He dispatched  The
Islamic Legion to Lebanon, Syria, Uganda, and Palestine to take active measures to ensure Islamic
control. As a side note, Gaddafi's occupation of Chad led to the liberation of French archeologist
Françoise Claustre in 1977. In 1987, Gaddafi engaged in a full-out war with Chad, suffering a humiliating
loss in 1987 during the Toyota War. Libya took heavy casualties, losing one tenth of its army
(7,500 troops) and 1.5 billion dollars worth of military equipment.

Chad lost 1,000 troops. After
the war,  former soldiers formed an Arab supremacist group, the Arab Gathering, contributing to
violence in Sudan.  Members of this group later developed into leaders of the Janjaweed. War
against Egypt

pictured: with Hafez al-Assada (otac aktualnog predsjednika Bashar-a)

Beginning in 1972, Gaddafi granted financial support and humanitarian relief to
Palestinian  groups within Israel. He also strengthened his unity with Egypt, and in 1972,
convinced Anwar  Sadat to share the same flag and join a partial union with Libya. Gaddafi
had offered a fully- unified state where Sadat would be president and he would be defense
political system, as he spoke  to Egypt's Arab Socialist Union and was suggested "a partial
merger, in order to allow time for  thorough and careful study". Gaddafi quipped back, saying
"There's no such thing as a partial  merger". In 1973, Gaddafi secretly sent Libyan military
planes to join the Egyptian Air Force.  The outbreak of the Yom Kippur War surprised Gaddafi,
as Egypt and Syria planned it without his  knowledge. Gaddafi felt that the war wasted resources
and manpower to chase limited objectives,  and accused Sadat of trying to weaken the FAR by
launching the War. Gaddafi's relationship with  Egypt further weakened because Gaddafi charged
Egyptian reporters with the breakdown
of Libyan- Egyptian relations in 1973, and said Sadat was in-part to blame because he had "no control"
of  Egyptian information media.

Egypt's peace talks in 1977 led to the Steadfastness and Confrontation

Front. Libya's relations with Egypt broke down entirely that year. The Camp Davis peace Accord came as
a surprise because Bouguiba had rebuked similar offers for  over two years previously. Weeks after the
agreement, he postponed a referendum on the issue,  effectively ending it weeks later. The idea of
merging states was highly unpopular in Tunisia,  and cost Bourguiba much of his people's respect.
The agreement was said to allow Bourguiba the  presidency while Gaddafi would be a defense minister.
A later treaty with Morocco's Hassan II in  1984 broke down in two years when Hassan II met with Israeli
Prime Minister Shimon Peres. In 1989, Gaddafi was overjoyed by the Maghreb Pact between Mauritania,
Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria,  and Libya. Gaddafi saw the Pact as a first step towards the formation of
"one invincible  Arab nation" and shouted for a state "from Marrakesh to Bahrain", pumping his fists
in the air. Gaddafi's image in the Arab world was damaged severely in 1978 when Shia imam Musa al-Sadr
disappeared en route to Libya. The Libyan government consistently denied responsibility, but  Lebanon held
(a lie) because of his opposition to Palestinians in the Lebanese Civil War.  Some reports claim that
al-Sadr still lives and secretly remains somewhere in Libya. In 1995 Gaddafi expelled some 30,000
Palestinians living in Libya, a response to the peace  negotiations that had commenced between Israel
and the PLO. Following the overthrow of Saddam Hussein by US forces in 2003, Gaddafi denounced any and
all weapons of mass destruction (WMD), in-order to gain trade ties with Western nations. He  was willing
to allow international inspectors into his country to observe and dismantle them  anything that even
even approached them. US President George W. Bush and other supporters of  the Iraq War portrayed
Gaddafi's announcement as a direct consequence of the Iraq War. In  reality, Gadhafi always despised
such weapons; and Barbara Walters thought it was she who  convinced him! Reality is, though, Gadafi
never had any such weapons; as he felt that Libya  did not need any nuclear energy programs either,
with Libya's vast depository of pure crude  oil and natural gas. Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi
experts, however, contend that  Gaddafi's announcement was merely a continuation of his prior attempts
at normalizing relations  with the West and getting the sanctions removed. To support this, they point
to the fact that  Libya had already made similar offers starting four years before one was finally
accepted. OPEC From the beginning of his leadership, Gaddafi confronted foreign oil companies for
increases  in revenues. Immediately after assuming office, he demanded that oil companies pay 10
percent  more taxes and an increased royalty of 44 cents per barrel. Gaddafi argued that Libyan
oil was  closer to Europe, and was cheaper to ship than oil from the Persian Gulf. Western companies
refused his demands, and Gaddafi asserted himself by cutting the production of Occidental
Petroleum, an American company in Libya, from 800,000 to 500,000 that year. Occidental  Petroleum's
President, Armand Hammer, met with Gaddafi in Tripoli and had difficulty  understanding exactly what
he wanted at first. He said at one meeting, Prime Minister  Abdessalam Jalloud finally took out his
gun belt and left the loaded revolver in full  view. Later, Hammer recalled that moment and said he
success in 1970 to be  the "decisive spark that set off an unprecedented chain reaction" in
oil-producing nations.  Libya continued a winning streak against the oil companies throughout the
1970s energy crisis;  Later that year, the Shah of Iran raised his demands to match those of Gaddafi.
OPEC nations  began a game of "leap frogging" to win further concessions from the oil companies after
some of the key ideas,  such as expulsions of Indian-Ugandans. When Amin's government began to crumble,
Gaddafi sent troops  to regulate a negotiated peace between Tanzania and Chad on behalf of Amin. 6
00 Libyan soldiers lost  their lives. The president of Tanzania, embraced Gaddafi during the African
Union Summit in Addis Ababa,  Ethiopia, Feb. 2, 2009. Focus on activities in Africa In 1998, Gaddafi
turned his attention away from Arab nationalism. He eliminated a government office  in charge of
promoting pan-Arab ideas and told reporters "I had been crying slogans of Arab Unity  and brandishing
standard of Arab nationalism for 40 years, but it was not realised. That means  that I was talking
in the desert. I have no more time to lose talking with Arabs...I am returning  back to realism...
I now talk about Pan-Africanism and African Unity. The Arab world is finished... Africa is a paradise...
and it is full of natural resources like water, uranium, cobalt, iron, manganese."  Gaddafi's
state-run television networks switched from middle eastern soap operas to African themes
involving slavery. The background of a unified Arab League that had been a staple of Libyan television
for over two decades was replaced by a map of Africa. Gaddafi sported a map of Africa on his outfits
from then forward. Gaddafi used anti-Western rhetoric against the UN, and complained that the International
Criminal Court  was a "new form of world terrorism" that wanted to recolonize developing countries.
Gaddafi opposed  the ICC's arrest warrant for Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir and personally gave r
efuge to Idi Amin  in Libya after his fall from rule in 1979. Gaddafi intervened militarily in the
Central African Republic in 2001 to protect his ally Ange-Félix  Patassé from overthrow. Patassé
signed a deal giving Libya a 99-year lease to nationalise for all  Africans that country's natural
resources, including uranium, copper, diamonds, and oil. His 2009  forum for African kings was canceled
by the Ugandan hosts, who believed that traditional rulers  discussing politics would lead to instability.
On 01 February 2009, an honorary 'coronation  ceremony' in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, was held to coincide
with the 53rd African Union Summit,  at which he was elected head of the African Union for the year.
When his election was opposed  by an African leader, Gaddafi asked Silvio Berlusconi to have two escorts s
ent to that leader  to have him change his mind. It worked, and he was elected Chairman of the African
Union from  2009 to 2010. It is unclear which nation or which leader was in question, although Namibia
continue to insist that our sovereign countries work to achieve the United States of Africa." Gaddafi
had close ties with two European right-wing heads of state, Slobodan Milošević and  Jörg Haider, who
were both anti-Islamic politicians. Jörg Haider of Austria was reported as  having received tens of
Orthodox Serbs against Albanian Muslims in Bosnia and Kosovo, supporting Milošević. Gaddafi developed
a friendship with Hugo Chávez and in March 2009 a stadium was named after the  Venezuelan leader.
Documents seized during a 2008 raid on FARC showed that both Chavez and  Gaddafi backed the group.
In September 2009, at the Second Africa-South America Summit on  Isla Margarita, Venezuela, Gaddafi
joined Chávez in calling for an "anti-imperialist" front  across Africa and Latin America. Gaddafi
proposed the establishment of a South Atlantic Treaty  Organization to rival NATO, saying: "The world’s
powers want to continue to hold on to their power.  Now we have to fight to build our own power."
Gaddafi also sought close relations with the Soviet Union and purchased arms from the Soviet bloc.
Seeking international acceptancein 2008 at the third EU-Africa Summit in Tripoli in November 2010
sought to reduce his maverick image. He and his cabinet talked frequently about the pullout  of
American citizens from Libya. Gaddafi feared that the United States would be plotting economic
sanctions or military action against his government. After the fall of Soviet client states in
eastern Europe, just as Gadhafi had predicted would  be the Fall of Communism (which he termed as
highly impractable), Libya appeared to reassess  its position in world affairs and began a long process
of improving its image in the West.
HERE is pictured the Gadhafi Family with N. Korea's Kim Jong (late 1980's):
Gaddafi s obitelji u službenom posjetu Sjevernoj Koreji. Na slici s predsjednikom Kim Il-sung-om
(otac aktualnog predsjednika Kim Jong Il-a)

In 1994, Gaddafi eased his relationship with the Western world.
South African president  Nelson Mandela, who took special interest in the issue, negotiated with the
release from prison in 1990. Mandela persuaded Gaddafi to hand over the defendants to the  Scottish Court
in the Netherlands, where they faced trial in 1999, even though they were  100% innocent, as no Libyan
was involved with the bombing of the Pan Am flight. It was a  CIA false flag operation covering the CIA's
overt drug -running. Framed, one was found  not guilty and the other, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, was given a
life sentence. For Gaddafi's  "cooperation", the UN suspended its sanctions against Libya in 2001. It was
later claimed  by Libyan Prime Minister Shukri Ghanem and his son Saif al-Islam Gaddafi that they did not
believe they were responsible and that they simply wrote the letter to remove UN sanctions.  Gaddafi agreed
to pay up to US$2.7 billion to the victims' families, and completed most of the payout in 2003. Later that year, Britain and Bulgaria co-sponsored a UN resolution to remove the UN sanctions entirely. In 2004, Shukri Ghanem, then-Libyan Prime Minister, openly told a Western reporter that Gaddafi was "paying for peace" with the West, and that there was never any evidence or guilt for the Lockerbie bombing. Gaddafi's government faced growing opposition from Islamic extremists during the 1990s, particularly the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, which nearly assassinated him in 1996. Gaddafi began giving counter-terrorism intelligence to MI6 and the CIA in the 1990s, and issued the first arrest warrant for Osama bin Laden in 1998, after he was linked to the killing of German anti-terrorism agents in Libya. Gaddafi denounced the al-Qaeda bombers for the 11 September attacks and appeared on American television for an interview with George Stephanopoulos. In 2002, Saddam Hussein paid Gaddafi$3.5 billion to save him should he have
an internal coup or war with America. In 2003, following the overthrow of Saddam Hussein by  U.S. forces,
Gaddafi denounced all (and any) WMD production. His announcement was well-publicized  and during interviews,
Gaddafi confessed that the Iraq War "may have influenced him", but he would  rather "focus on the positive",
and hoped that other nations would follow his example. Gaddafi's  commitment to the War against Terror
attracted support from the United States and Britain.  Prime minister Tony Blair publicly met with
Gaddafi in 2004, commending him as a new ally in the War  on Terror. During his visit, Blair lobbied
for the Royal Dutch Shell oil company, which secured a  deal in Libya worth $500 million. The United States restored its diplomatic relations with Libya during the Bush administration, removing Libya from its list of nations supporting terrorism. President George W. Bush and Dick Cheney portrayed Gaddafi's announcement as a direct consequence of the Iraq War. Hans Blix, then UN chief weapons inspector, speculated that Gaddafi feared being removed like Saddam Hussein: "I can only speculate, but I would imagine that Gadhafi could have been scared by what he saw happen in Iraq. While the Americans would have difficulty in doing the same in Iran and in North Korea as they have done in Iraq, Libya would be more exposed, so maybe he will have reasons to be worried." Historians have speculated that Gaddafi was merely continuing his attempts at normalizing relations with the West to get oil sanctions removed. There is also evidence that his government was weakened by falling gas prices during the 1990s and 2000s, and his rule was facing significant challenges from its high unemployment rate. Libyan officials were angered by the fact that their nuclear centrifuges were given to the United States rather than the United Nations. British officials were allowed to tour the site in 2006. Gaddafi and Vladimir Putin reportedly discussed establishing a Russian military base in Libya. In August 2008, Gaddafi and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi signed a landmark cooperation treaty in Benghazi. Gaddafi met with then US secretary of state, Condoleezza Rice in September 2008, where she pressed him to complete his payout for the Lockerbie bombings which he had no part in. Out of the goodness of his sympathetic heart for the unfortunate victims, not out of any guilt, Gadhafi gave her the monies to compensate the families of the victims. President Bush signed restoring the Libyan government's immunity from terrorism-related lawsuits and dismissing all of the pending compensation cases in the United States. In June 2009 Gaddafi made his first visit to Rome, where he again met Berlusconi, president Giorgio Napolitano and senate president Renato Schifani. Chamber president Gianfranco Fini cancelled the meeting because of Gaddafi's delay. The Democratic Party and Italy of Values opposed the visit and many protests were staged throughout Italy by human rights non-governmental organizations and Italian Radicals. Gaddafi also took part in the G8 summit in L'Aquila in July as Chairman of the African Union; and Muammar Gaddafi marked the first time the Libyan leader had been greeted by a serving US president. Italian president Giorgio Napolitano hosted a dinner where Berlusconi, the Italian Prime Minister and G8 host, overturned protocol at the last moment by having Gaddafi sit next to him, just two places away from president Obama who was seated on Berlusconi's right-hand side. He also met Senators John McCain and Joe Lieberman in 2009. In August 2009, the falsely- convicted Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was released to Libya on compassionate grounds and was received with a large celebration. Gaddafi and his government were criticized by Western leaders for his participation in this celebration. On 23 September 2009, Muammar Gaddafi addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In 2010, Gaddafi agreed to pay US$3.5
billion to the victims of IRA terrorist attacks. A NATO airstrike on 30 April 2011, killed
Gaddafi's youngest son and three of his grandsons  at his son's home in Tripoli, the Libyan
government said. Government officials said that  Muammar Gaddafi and his wife were visiting
the home when it was struck, but both were unharmed.  Gaddafi son’s death came one day after
the Libyan leader appeared on state television calling  for talks with NATO to end the airstrikes
which have been hitting Tripoli and other Gaddafi  strongholds since last month. Gaddafi suggested
there was room for negotiation, but he vowed  to stay in Libya. Western officials were divided over
whether Gaddafi is a legitimate military  target under the United Nations Security Council resolution
that authorized the air campaign.  US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said that NATO was "not targeting
Gaddafi specifically" but  that his "command-and-control facilities" [meaning everything in Libya]
were legitimate targets— including a facility inside his sprawling Tripoli compound that was hit
with 65 airstrikes 25 April. Ideology On the Muslim prophet Muhammad's birthday in 1973, Gaddafi
"popular democracy", or more commonly "direct,  popular democracy". He called this system
"Islamic socialism", as he disfavored the atheistic quality of communism. Welfare, "liberation"
(or "emancipation" depending on the translation), and education was emphasized.  He also imposed
a system of Islamic morals and outlawed alcohol and gambling. School vacations were  canceled to a
llow the teaching of Gaddafi's ideology in the summer of 1973. He once said that HIV was  "a peace
virus, not an aggressive virus" and assured attendees at the African Union that "if you are
straight you have nothing to fear from AIDS". He also said that the H1N1 virus was a biological
weapon  manufactured by a foreign military, and assured Africans that the tsetse fly and mosquito
were "God's  armies which will protect us against colonialists". Should these 'enemies' come to
Africa, "they will  get malaria and sleeping sickness". In 2006, he predicted Europe would become
a Muslim continent within  a few decades as a result of its growing Arab population. He endorsed
the concept of a peaceful Muslim  nation-state. He has encouraged Palestinians to protest for
equality and freedom from imprisonment  against Israeli Authorities. He believes in conspiracy
theories that Israeli agents had assassinated  John F. Kennedy and that Barack Obama's foreign
policy was influenced by fears of being assassinated  by Israel. Since 2007, he has suggested a
single-state solution to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict,  at first saying "This is the fundamental
solution because the Palestinians have [strategic] depth".  In 2009, he moderated his proposal in a
New York Times article, saying a single-state solution would  "move beyond old conflicts and look
to a unified future based on shared culture and respect." During Gaddafi's speech to the United
Nations General Assembly on 23 September 2009, he blamed  the United Nations for failing to
prevent 65 wars and claimed that the Security Council had too  much power and should be abolished.
He demanded that Europe pay its former colonies $7.77 trillion dollars to pay for past imperialism or face "mass immigration". He opposed the War in Afghanistan, saying the Taliban's religious state was peaceful and not linked to bin Laden. Despite his ongoing hostility to the supremist policies of the State of Israel against Palestinian rights and freedoms, rumors arose that he had Jewish heritage. Two Israeli women came forth on Israel's Channel 2 News to claim that they were close blood relations with Gaddafi. Guita Brown claimed that she was Gaddafi's second cousin. Brown's daughter, Rachel Saada, elaborated that Gaddafi's grandmother was Jewish, and that she left her first husband and married a Muslim man in her second marriage. The older woman also spoke with INN TV (which identified her as Gita Boaron), and repeated the same claim. Assassination attempts In 1969, the British Special Air Service (S.A.S.) was contacted by the Libyan Royal Family and planned an assassination attempt to restore the Libyan monarchy. The plan was dubbed the "Hilton Assignment", named after a Libyan jail. The plan was to release 150 political prisoners from a jail in Tripoli as a catalyst for a general uprising. The prisoners would be recruited for a coup attempt, and the British agents would leave them to take over the nation. The plan was called off at a late stage by the British Secret Intelligence Service because the United States government decided that Gaddafi was anti-Marxist and therefore acceptable. In 1986, the United States bombed Libya, including Gaddafi's family compound in the vast Bab al-Azizia Family Subdivision in southern Tripoli. The U.S. Government consistently said that the bombings were "surgical strikes" and were not intended to kill Gaddafi. However, Oliver North did devise a plot at the time to lure Gaddafi into his compound using Terry Waite. The plot violated US law, which prohibited assassinations [but this did not stop Obama later on who condones assassination, along with Israel MOSAD], and was never put into action. On April 15, Gaddafi and his family were having a family picnic as his compound in the Bab al-Azizia Barracks was being bombed. He received a phone call the night of 15 April warning him about an attack. The origin of the phone call remains under speculation, but Maltese Prime Minister Karmenu Mifsud Bonnici and Italian politician Bettino Craxi have been primary suspects. Still, while asleep, the bombings continued and his little girl, Hannah/Stephanie was killed and two of his sons [including the Son who was killed in the NATO attack on April 2011, Saif-al-Arab] were severley wounded and horrificly burned. In 1976, Tunisia's state television reported that Gaddafi had been fired at by a lone assailant. None of the shots hit him. In 1981, French president Valéry Giscard d'Estaing plotted an assassination attempt with Egypt. His administration spoke with the Reagan administration for approval, but the United States did not support the measure. The plot was abandoned after Giscard's term in office. In 1993, over 2,000 Libyan soldiers plotted to assassinate Gaddafi. The soldiers were members of the Warfalla tribe, which rebelled because it was not well-represented in the upper ranks of the Libyan Army. The coup attempt was crushed by the Libyan Air Force, which was entirely made of members of the Qadhadhfa tribe, which Gaddafi belongs to. The tribal tensions that resulted with the Warfalla and the Magariha caused Gaddafi to place his second-in-command, Abdessalam Jalloud, a Magariha, under house arrest. The rebellion was largest in the city of Misrata. Libyan media did not cover any reports on the rebellion, but European diplomats saw large numbers of wounded and casualties in the hospitals. In February 1996, Islamic extremists attacked Gaddafi's motorcade near the city of Sirte. Allegedly, Britain's Secret Intelligence Service was involved, even though it was denied by future foreign secretary Robin Cook. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office later stated: "We have never denied that we knew of plots against Gaddafi." In August 1998, former British MI5 officer David Shayler renewed his attacks on the secret services, claiming that MI6 had invested in a plot to assassinate Gaddafi. In June 1998, Islamic militants opened fire on Gaddafi's motorcade near the town of Dirnah. One of his Amazonian Guards sacrificed herself to save his life. He was injured in the elbow according to witnesses. Marriage and children and Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, were prominent on the government's politics' scene. Gaddafi's wife is Safia Farkash, née el-Brasai, a former nurse from Al Bayda with Hungarian origins. He met her in 1969, following the revolt, when he was hospitalized with appendicitis. Gaddafi had eight biological children, seven of them sons. with her. pictured: Muammar i Safija Gaddafi u avionu na putu za službeni posjet Jugoslaviji. # Muammar Gaddafi: slika 15 Muhammad al-Gaddafi (born 1970), his eldest son, was the only child born to Gaddafi's first wife, and ran the Libyan Olympic Committee. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi (born 1972), his second eldest, is an architect. He has been a spokesman to the Western world, and he has negotiated treaties with Italy and the United States. Al-Saadi al-Gaddafi (born 1973), is a professional football player. In the late evening of August 22, 2011 he spoke with members of the international press. Hannibal Muammar al-Gaddafi (born 1975), is a former employee of the General National Maritime Transport Company, a company that specialized in oil exports. Ayesha al-Gaddafi (born 1976), Gaddafi's only natural daughter, is a lawyer who joined the defense teams of executed former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi. Khamis al-Gaddafi (born 1983), his seventh son, who serves as the commander of the Libyan Army's elite Khamis Brigade. He is also said to have adopted two children, Hanna (who died in the 1986 American air strikes) and Milad. Hanna/Stephanie Moammar Gadafi (name spelling per English language class certificate shown in reference)(claimed by Gaddafi to be his adopted daughter) was apparently killed at the age of four, during the retaliatory US bombing raids in 1986 . Gaddafi's brother-in-law Abdullah Senussi, who reportedly died during early days of the NATO war was head of military intelligence. The family's main residence was in the Bab al-Azizia military barracks, located in the southern suburbs of Tripoli. Flight to Algeria As the Battle for Tripoli reached a climax in mid-August 2011, the family were forced to abandon their fortified compound. With the National Transitional Council, on 27 August it was reported by the Egyptian news agency Mena that Libyan rebel fighters had seen six armoured Mercedes-Benz sedans, possibly carrying top Gaddafi regime figures, cross the border at the south-western Libyan town of Ghadamis towards Algeria, An Algerian Foreign Ministry official said all the people in the convoy were now in Algiers, and that none of them had been named in warrants issued by the International Criminal Court for possible war crimes charges. Mourad Benmehidi, the Algerian permanent representative to the United Nations, later confirmed the details of the statement. The family had arrived at a Sahara desert entry point, in a Mercedes and a bus at 8:45 a.m. local time. The exact number of people in the party was unconfirmed, but there were “many children” and they did not include Moammar Gaddafi. Resultantly the group was allowed in on humanitarian grounds, and the Algerian government had since informed the head of the Libyan National Transitional Council, who had made an official request for their return. Aicha gave birth to a little girl in Algeria, the day she arrived. Her husband, a soldier, was killed in action in July 2011. Honorary qualifications Gaddafi holds an honorary degree from Megatrend University in Belgrade, conferred on him by former Yugoslavian president Zoran Lilić. Libyan wealth: Italian companies had a strong foothold in Libya. Italy buys a quarter of Libya's oil and 15% of its natural gas. The LIA owned significant shares in Italy's Eni oil corporation, Fiat, UniCredit bank, and Finmeccanica. This followed a long-standing association with Italian industrialist Gianni Agnelli and car manufacturer Fiat. On 25 February 2011 Britain's HM Treasury set up a specialised unit to trace Libya's assets in Britain. Gaddafi allegedly worked for years with Swiss banks to set aside funds for the various humanitarian programs the Gadhafi family and Libya sponsored. Operated by Tripoli based Afriqiyah Airways, and decorated externally in their colours, it was used in 2009 to repatriate the falsey accused and suffering Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi, on his licensed release from prison in Scotland. Political and cultural public image During the Reagan administration, America regarded him as "public enemy number one" and Reagan dubbed him the "mad dog of the Middle East". The attacks on Gaddafi's image became less common as his relations with the West improved. By his own estimation, Gaddafi considers himself an intellectual and philosopher. He is known for a flamboyant dress sense, with a strong taste for safari suits and sunglasses. He changes his clothing several times each day, and according to his former nurses, "enjoys surrounding himself with beautiful things and people." He hired several nurses to care for his health, all of whom were beautiful young Ukrainian women. Since the 1980s he has traveled with his Amazonian Guard, which is all-female, and reportedly is sworn to a life of celibacy. In 2009, it was revealed that he did not travel without his trusted Ukrainian nurse Halyna Kolotnytska, noted as a "voluptuous blonde". Halyna's daughter denied the suggestion that the relationship is anything but professional. He gave gold watches with images of his face to his staff as gifts. In 2011, a Brazilian doctor told the Associated Press that he performed plastic surgery on Gaddafi to remove a facial mole by his left nostral in 1995. A Revolutionary Command Council was formed to rule the country, with Gaddafi as chairman when Gadhafi initiated the original al-Fatah bloodless coup in Sep 1969. He added the title of prime minister in 1970, but gave up this title in 1972. Unlike some other military revolutionaries, Gaddafi did not promote himself to the rank of general upon seizing power, but rather accepted a ceremonial promotion from lieutenant to colonel and remained at this rank. While at odds with Western military ranking, where a colonel would not rule a country or serve as commander-in-chief of its military, in Gaddafi's own words Libya's society is "ruled by the people", so he did not need a more grandiose title or supreme military rank. he resided in a tent, following his Bedouin traditions, because of his promise to house every citizen first before himself or his parents.. While in Italy, he paid a modeling agency to find 200 young Italian women for a lecture he gave urging them to convert to Islam. According to a 2009 document release by WikiLeaks, Gaddafi dislikes flying over waters and refuses to take airplane trips longer than 8 hours. His inner circle stated that he could only stay on the ground floor of buildings, and that he cannot climb more than 35 steps. The Libyan postal service, General Posts and Telecommunications Company (GPTC), has issued numerous stamps, souvenir sheets, postal stationery, booklets, etc. relating to Gaddafi. Transliteration of his Arabic name Because of the lack of standardization of transliterating written and regionally pronounced Arabic, Gaddafi's name has been romanized in many different ways. Even though the Arabic spelling of a word does not change, the pronunciation may vary in different varieties of Arabic, which may suggest a different romanization. In Literary Arabic the name can be pronounced . Geminated consonants can be simplified. In Libyan Arabic, () is replaced with ; and () (as "th" in "this") is replaced with . Vowel often alternates with in pronunciation in other regions. Thus, is normally pronounced in Libyan Arabic . The definite article al- () is often omitted. "Muammar Gaddafi" is the spelling used by TIME, BBC News, the majority of the British press and by the English service of Al-Jazeera. The Associated Press, MSNBC, CNN, and Fox News use "Moammar Gadhafi". The Library of Congress uses "Qaddafi, Muammar" as the primary name. The Edinburgh Middle East Report uses "Mu'ammar Qaddafi" and the U.S. Department of State uses "Mu'ammar Al-Qadhafi", although the White House chooses to use "Muammar el-Qaddafi". The Xinhua News Agency uses "Muammar Khaddafi" in its English reports. The New York Times uses "Muammar el-Qaddafi". The Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times of the Tribune Company, and Agence France-Presse use "Moammar Kadafi". In 1986 Gaddafi reportedly responded to a Minnesota school's letter in English using the spelling "Moammar El-Gadhafi". The title of the homepage of algathafi.org reads "Welcome to the official site of Muammar Al Gathafi". A 2007 interview with Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam Gaddafi confirms that he uses the spelling "Qadhafi", and Muhammad al-Gaddafi's official passport uses the spelling "Al-Gathafi". An article published in the London Evening Standard in 2004 lists a total of 37 spellings of his name, while a 1986 column by The Straight Dope quotes a list of 32 spellings known from the Library of Congress. ABC identified 112 possible spellings. This extensive confusion of naming was used as the subject of a segment of Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update on 12 December 1981. In short, the alternative spellings for each part of his name are shown in brackets: {\color{OliveGreen}M \begin{cases}u\\o\\ou\end{cases} \begin{cases}\varnothing\\'\end{cases} \begin{cases} \varnothing\\a\end{cases} \begin{cases}mm\\m\end{cases} a r} ~~~~ {\color{MidnightBlue}\begin{cases}Al\\al \\El\\el\\\varnothing\end{cases} \begin{cases}-\\\textvisiblespace\\\varnothing\end{cases}} {\color{RedViolet} \begin{cases}Q\\G\\K\\Kh\end{cases} a \begin{cases}d\\dh\\dd\\dhdh\\th\\zz\end{cases} a \begin{cases}f\\ff\end {cases} \begin{cases}i\\y\end{cases}} Not all are possible, as some alternatives are most probably combined with others, or even impossible with others (for example, simplification of geminated usually implies simplification of ). See also Al-Gaddafi International Prize for Human Rights HIV trial in Libya The NS Profile: Muammar al-Gaddafi, Sholto Byrnes, New Statesman, 27 August 2009 Libya's Last Bedouin, Rudolph Chimelli, Qantara.de, 2 September 2 009 The Muammar Gaddafi Story, Martin Asser, BBC News, 25 March 2011 Gaddafi: The Last Supervillain?, slideshow by Life magazine Gaddafi's 40th Anniversary, slideshow by The First Post Muammar Gaddafi: a life in pictures The Guardian ____________________________________________________________________ NEW JAMAHIRIA (CARETAKER-) GOVERNMENT FORMED This is Dr. Moussa al-Ibrahim, spokeperson for the holy JAMAHIRIYA (the “Aaron” of al-Gadhafi) Libyan Arab Jamahiriya – CIRCA 1995: A Stamp printed in The Great Socialist Peoples Libyan Arab Jamahiriya shows Colonel Muammar Kaddafi, circa 1995 __________________ A Not So Brief Summary of a “Conversation” videotaped June 12, 1991 with: HON. MU-AMMAR AL GADDAFI (H.H.C.)  *I do include as an “obiter dictum” interpretation some of my thoughts (from July 2004) about the Program, Colonel Gaddafi, the Country of Libya and the Libyan Revolutionary example according to my own understandings. You are invited to consider them but emphasis they are my interpretations alone and you may well want to disregard them or consider them in in terms of your own understanding, and particularly are all obviously open to clarification by those familiar with and responsible for official Libya Policy including evolving modifications which may be relevant in the early Spring of 2010. Thank you for viewing. Harold H. Channer / 2010 In a “Conversation” originally taped in 1991 Colonial Gaddafi talks primarily about his concept of Government, Economics and Social Organization which collectively constitutes his “Third Universal Theory”. His ideas are largely contained in his “Green Book” which he summarizes here. This is particularly timely as United Nations sanctions have recently (2004) been lifted and Libya is very possibly posed to have a major effect on the World – particularly IF and as his ideas and those behind the organization of that society – are valid in an Historical sense! The program was not intended as a “News” oriented exercise – but rather as an opportunity for him to present to the American people – and the people of the World – his Philosophy which is unique and deserves a hearing in something other than the prejudicial terms in which most reporting about that Country has been couched. He explains the organizational schema in Libya is termed a “Jamaihiriya” – or “State of the Masses” system – which he claims is destined to become characteristic of the whole World – as an Historical inevitability! The country is divided in a large number of “People Congress’s” with meeting halls established everywhere in the country where all citizens over 18 year of age are actually able to meet directly to debate and decide on policies of local, national and international concern, – and Sovereignty is theoretically vested in the People Congress’s. It seems very much like the traditional New England notion of “Town Hall Meetings” – allusions to which were so prevalent in the American “political season of Ross Perot” at the time the program was originally videotaped and aired. Mr. Perot received some 20% of the National vote in 1992, and the term “Direct Participatory Democracy” is more and more a common place reference in theoretical political parlance. In practice the situation in Libya is much more complicated of course, but the idea and impetus is in keeping with the best, most progressive ideas and ideals of the modern era. The notions of Representative Democracy as advanced by America’s founding fathers in 1776 must have seemed equally impossibly chaotic to the well established “Ancien Regime” Dynastic States in Europe of the time. REAL Democracy can at times seem Untidy. His ideas and the organization of the Country MAY WELL have great significance as an early and appropriate model to the World? Colonel Gaddafi also criticizes, in an interesting manner, the economic assumptions of the United States, Multi National Corporations and International Institutions such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank which collectively might be seen as representing a “Modern Day Ancien Regime”. Technology is advancing and ushering in an era of unprecedented productive capabilities. He points out that the “Ownership” of technology is very narrowly held around the World by a very small Plutocratic ownership class – while the bulk of the worlds citizens are resigned to serve only as laborers in a system where technology, often measured as Capital Assets, is increasingly responsible for production. Echoing themes found in his “Green Book” he states in the program that “Wage earners, however improved their wages may be, are a type of Slave”… “Wage earners are but slaves to the masters who hires them”. This is likely to find resonance among a great number of American as well as others around the World when and where it fully dawns that a minuscule “class” own virtual all the capital assets which are increasingly responsible for production. And even when a economic boom occurs under a so called “liberal wing” of the ruling class as occurred in the United States during the recent so called: “dot com” bubble, the system was structured in an inherently flawed manner so as to further enrich the few with preferential stock options and immoral and illegal financial slight of hand shenanigans. However even during the growth period and particularly following the bursting of the bubble as the dust settled, it was obvious that the experience had left massive numbers of the “workers” penniless – many all but destitute – while the wealthy owners pocketed millions. It might justifiably be claimed such an outcome was inherent in the system and financial assumptions about the way Capital Formation is allowed to be achieved. Enron, Worldcom, Arthur Anderson and the whole panoply of corporate and financial scandals which rocked America and the system which created them and that still goes all but unchallenged and continues to undermine confidence in the United States – was not, in other words, the result of a momentary mistake or lack of judgment here and there but intrinsic to the assumptions of and the very structure of the system itself. Despite all the “happy talk” by Sycophant and Myopic Courtesans – Sinecured Courtiers – the System itself which has held sway for 200 years and daily declares itself invincible (representing the “End of History” according to Francis Fukuyama) is struggling under the weight of it’s “Inherent Contradictions” (It seems Marx may have been right about that) and is very possibly vulnerable to competition by newer more appropriate Models. Again Libya – particularly at the level of basic grounding ideas and principals – may have moved ahead of the curve? As Difficult – in practical terms as it obviously would be – Colonial Gaddafi would “Abolish the Wage System”!! There are few public road side signs in Libya but one which is very prominently and widely displayed says: “Partners Not Wage Earners”. Libya seems unique in attempting to make sure those who make up an organization are “Owners or Partners” of the operation rather than merely “Wage Slaves”. Entrepreneurs are encouraged in Libya and helped in their start up trials but there is customarily one aspect there which is unique: “They Are Not Allowed To Hire Anyone!! ….. “Everyone Involved in the Enterprise Must Be a Partner – Or Owner – of the Corporate Entity”. Again the reality is somewhat more complicated but the Democratization of the Economy is again very much with the tide of History. Colonial Gaddafi said to me in off camera in informal conversation (in English) : “It Is Often Difficult Being Straight in a Crooked Crooked World” ! Indeed one telling moment in the taped “Conversations” (you could look it up – it’s right there in the program) was when I made a statement: “That It Is Unfortunate That in The United States Everyone Is Asking For ‘Jobs’ When They Should Be Asking For Ownership” and he empathically answers “EXACTLY!!” To challenge “employment” as the Holy Grail seems outlandish to most in the Ruling Circles of the Modern Ancien Regime” – but when considering the increasing “input” to production by technology and particularly with impending Cyber additions to the pattern – questioning and challenging the proposition that all income distribution to the masses should be through “jobs” (which is the case with the vast majority of the World’s population) may be destined to soon become a front and center issue of World debate in the time ahead. “Partners Not Wage Earners” might well become a real rallying call with deep political implications. Unfortunately there is little concern with this among the very well ensconced old order where all assets – again increasingly responsible for production – are so narrowly held by a small group who can control the entire society by their selection of compliant managers for their “Wholly Owned and Operated” Media Outlets” etc. Resting on long accepted practice they feel they are assured of an army of compliant”Wage Slaves” to manage and man their institutions as faithfully as the Loyal Royal retainers on Mediaeval feudal estates. Metaphorically they are as Gaddafi surmises “Industrial Age Serfs “ – in a Dawning Age of Cybernetic Cotton Picking Machines – and increasingly everything else under the rubric “The Means of Production”. Aristotle observed that the Slave conditions which applied in ancient Athens would be necessary – so that some could lead a civilized life of the mind and spirit – and would be remain necessary “unless and until the loom learned to weave.” That age may be dawning and even at hand – and again Libya may be ahead of History’s curve. Libya is very well positioned to play an extremely important modernizing role in the Middle East and the Islamic World where the United States has very likely become mired in a inappropriate disastrous extension of Military Power in what can only be seen by most of the World as an extension of traditional European Style Colonial rule. Besides threatening to exhaust the American National Treasury it has created a deep well of resentment among the World’s growing hordes of Les Miserables reduced metaphorical and actually to attending to and manicuring the lawns within the gated communities – Castle Keeps – of their plutocratic overlords – much like their counter part serfs on the Feudal estates of the “good old days”. Or the current system which insists on characterizing itself as the Model for the “End of History” – for the Ages as It were – while the poverty plagued masses of the World (over 50% live on less than$2.00 a day) are left to die of Aids and other easily preventable diseases.

Gaddafi has won the whole hearted support of Nelson Mandela by taking a Progressive position concerning

Africa with it’s daunting problems which are all but being ignored by the “Established Powers” that be – often

inappropriately referred to as “The International Community”.    He has had interesting communications with

Fidel Castro,  Hugo Chavez of Venezuela,  Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva  Lula of Brazil and many of the Progressive

elements of “World Public Opinion” which the New York Times characterized as “The Other World Super Power”

aligned against the United States in it’s Unilateral March to War in Iraq.    It would seem that if there is any hope

for the needed change which treats the Earth as United Whole System including the Masses and all within a proper

ecological context – it will only come from the will of the people inspired by a vision of the means toward the Universal

Justice and Practical efficiencies predicated on ideas truly relevant to the dawning new realities.

Tax Cuts for the already wealthy will not serve – catering to the powerful alone is actually counter productive – for,

in truth, the politically and economically powerful are sure to be a “lagging indicator” – the last to see – the wisdom

and the means of doing the “Right Thing” which may now be possible for the whole of Planet Earth.  There are other

sources  of course – but a big change is, as Bob Dylan sang, “Blowing in the Wind” – and Libya presents an interesting

possible source worthy of study particularly for ideas which are neither Right Wing or Left Wing – neither Proletarian

Marxist or Plutocratic Capitalist but grounded on ideas and principles which are able to subsume and ultimately

accommodate both with comprehensively conceived understanding of the consequences of the crucial times in which

we live and particularly within which all Humanity’s progeny will hopeful prosper – “one and all.”

Democratic Ownership Economics – or even assumptions which could lead toward that direction – would represent a

real Paradigm shift which the Old Order shows no real sign of contemplating.  But as always it seems the new ideas

never come in Societies which are heavily structured upon assumptions and institutions and habits of thought – of the

outdated Paradigm.  It was the “Loutish” America example which inspired Les Miserables of France and It may well be

that the example of Libya might become a Model – which has the basic ideas and issues right – and in keeping with

the times – and might inspire the Emerging Masses of the World including – in the end –  the People of the United

Sates and its allies to think anew the need for a just and Historically relevant future pathway out of the morass

they so proudly proclaim as representing the “End of History?”   Of course the bulk of “establishment thought’

will pooh-pooh the notion of any need for fundamental change and will deride and scoff at any who attempt to

question the basic legitimacy of the old order.  But the mighty force of their propaganda machine need not restrain

the thinking of people around the world – including the United States of America – whose leaders seem – to increasing

numbers around the World – to be caught like a deer in the head lights – unable to comprehend the changes the times

call for and can only flail about defending the old outmoded ways of Political, Economic and Social organization.

This “Conversation” might help instill thinking about possible new ways of seeing the world – and it’s necessarily

liberating potential for a new order of things.  For that reason you would be encouraged to view this brief and

therefore inherently limited introduction to one system which challenges the whole proposition by which the world

has been and is being run by a system of thought which can increasingly be seen as mired in an Historical “Ancien Regime” myopia!?

# Libya’s Great Man-Made River Project And NATO War Crimes

Posted: 2011/09/04
From: Source     http://www.mathaba.net/news/?x=628492
Muammar Gaddafi: “After this achievement, American threats against Libya will double… The United States will make excuses, but the real reason is to stop this achievement, to keep the people of Libya oppressed”.

By Frances Thomas

September 1st is the anniversary of an event little known in the West. Today, twenty years on, the people who deserve to be celebrating it, are instead enduring a war. Yet the achievement changed their lives greatly and merits recognition.

A tap was turned on in Libya. From an enormous ancient aquifer, deep below the Sahara Desert, fresh water began to flow north through 1200 kilometres of pipeline to the coastal areas where 90% of Libyan people live, delivering around one million cubic metres of pure water per day to the cities of Benghazi and Sirte.

Crowds gathered in the desert for the inaugural ceremony. Phase I of the largest civil engineering venture in the world, the Great Man-made River Project, had been completed.

It was during the 1953 search for new oilfields in southern Libya that the ancient water aquifers were first discovered, four huge basins with estimated capacities each ranging between 4,800 and 20,000 cubic kms. Yes, that’s cubic kilometres. There is so much water that Libya had recently also offered it to Egypt for their needs.

After the bloodless revolution of 1969, also on September 1, the new government nationalised the oil companies and spent much of the oil revenues to harness the supply of fresh water from the desert aquifers by putting in hundreds of bore wells. Muammar Gaddafi’s dream was to provide fresh water for everyone, and to turn the desert green, making Libya self-sufficient in food production. He established large farms and encouraged the people to move to the desert. But many preferred life on the coast and wouldn’t go.

So Gaddafi next conceived a plan to bring the water to the people. Feasibility studies were carried out by the Libyan government in the seventies and in 1983 the Great Man-made River Authority was set up. The project began the following year, fully funded by the Libyan government. The almost $30 billion cost to date has been without the need of any international loans. Nor has there been any charge on the people, who do not pay for their reticulated water, which is regarded in Libya to be a human right and therefore free. GMMR Project figures are staggering. The ‘rivers’ are a 4000-kilometre network of 4m diameter lined concrete pipes, buried below the desert sands to prevent evaporation. There are 1300 wells, 500,000 sections of pipe, 3700 kms of haul roads, and 250 million cubic metres of excavation. All material for the project was locally manufactured. Large reservoirs provide storage, and pumping stations control the flow into the cities. The pipeline first reached Tripoli in 1996 and when Phase V is completed, the water will allow about 155,000 hectares of land to be cultivated. To achieve all this, construction work was tendered and many overseas companies, including from the US, Korea, Turkey, Britain, Japan and Germany took up contracts for each Phase, and some have worked for decades in Libya. The project has not been without problems, including faulty materials and financial difficulties within some of the contracting firms. Since the NATO air attacks on Libya began in March, most foreign nationals have returned home, including those employed on the hydro scheme. The final phase of the Great Man-made River Project is stalled. Libyan people put their hearts into work on the GMMRP from the beginning, and years ago took on most of the managerial and technical positions as their expert knowledge increased, with government policy encouraging their education, training and employment. They proudly call the GMMR “the eighth wonder of the world.” The project was so well recognised internationally that UNESCO in 1999 accepted Libya’s offer to fund an award named after it, the Great Man-Made River International Water Prize , the purpose of which is to “reward remarkable scientific research work on water usage in arid areas”. Gaddafi was often ridiculed in the West for persevering with such an ambitious project. Pejorative terms such “pipedream”, “pet project” and “mad dog” appeared in UK and US media. Despite a certain amount of awe for the enormity of the construction, the Great Man-made River was often dismissed as a “vanity project” and then rarely mentioned in western media. But truth is, it’s a world class water delivery system, and often visited by overseas engineers and planners wanting to learn from Libyan expertise in water transfer hydro-engineering. On 22 July this year, four months into the air strikes to “protect civilians”, NATO forces hit the GMMR water supply pipeline. For good measure the following day, NATO destroyed the factory near Brega that produces the pipes to repair it, along with killing six guards there. NATO air strikes on the electricity supply, as well as depriving civilians of electricity, mean that water pumping stations are no longer operating in areas even where the pipelines remain intact. Water supply for the 70% of the population who depend on the piped supply has been compromised with this damage to Libya’s vital infrastructure. Oh, and by the way, attacking essential civilian infrastructure is a war crime. Today in Sirte, which along with Benghazi was one of the first two cities to receive the water, there should be a celebration to mark the twenty years since fresh reticulated water first came to their city, and Gaddafi’s vision should be honoured. But today Sirte is encircled by the rebels, and right now is being carpet bombed by NATO. The civilians are terrorised, and many families have tried to flee. But the rebels block all the exits, they kill the men, and send the women and children back into the city to be bombed. In the media the rebels are reported to have given Sirte until Saturday to surrender before they commence a full attack. But that’s not what’s happening really. September 1, 2011, will be remembered in history for NATO’s complicity in the massacre of the people of Sirte. Back in 1991, at the gala opening of GMMRP Phase I, and maybe recalling the 1986 bombing of his home (which was carried out by US military on Reagan’s orders), Muammar Gaddafi spoke these words to the invited international dignitaries and assembled crowd: “After this achievement, American threats against Libya will double…The United States will make excuses, (but) the real reason is to stop this achievement, to keep the people of Libya oppressed.” His words were prophetic. # # U.S. Congressman Wants Libya Rebels Investigated on “Crimes Against Humanity.” By Milton Allimadi 09-14-11 http://www.blackstarnews.com/news/122/ARTICLE/7627/2011-09-14.html  Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. wants investigation of “crimes against humanity”  email it! print it! pdf it! XML VERSION 5 Stars – Excellent 4 Stars – Good 3 Stars – Average 2 Stars – Fair 1 Stars – Poor  4.5 / 5 (36 Votes)  [National] Tawergha, City of Blacks, reported depopulated Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr., reacting to reports in The Wall Street Journal has called for an investigation by the International Criminal Court into the reported killings of Black Libyans in the city of Tawergha. Rep. Jackson (D-IL-2) also tells The Black Star News he will ask that U.S. assistance for reconstruction and transition to democracy in Libya be conditional. The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that rebels from Misurata had torched the homes that belonged to the predominantly dark-skinned residents of the city of Tawergha, which is now abandoned. A Journal reporter witnessed some of the torching and wrote that the words “slaves” and “negroes” were scribbled on the walls of the now emptied homes. The town’s entire population of 10,000 is gone. In an earlier news reportThe Wall Street Journal reported that rebels from the city of Misurata had declared that Tawergha would be “no more” and that the units conducting the attacks was named “The Brigade for Purging Slaves, black Skin.” Misurata rebels blame residents of Tawergha, which was used by the Libyan army under the government of Muammar al-Quathafi, as staging ground for the siege on Misurata. The Journal has also reported on long-historical feuds, that predate the Libyan civil war, between the “white” residents of Misurata and the predominantly Black ones of Tawergha. The Wall Street Journal Tuesday also reported that the Transitional National Council’s (TNC) “prime minister” Mahmoud Jibril, referring to the reported atrocities in Tawergha by rebels, said: “Regarding Tawergha my own viewpoint is that nobody has the right to interfere in this matter except the people of Misurata.” Rep. Jackson took exception to Jibril’s remarks. “Racism in the form of ethnic cleansing, killing and genocide is wrong anytime, anyplace and against anybody in the world,” Rep. Jackson said, today. “And it appears as though the Rebel leader, Mahmoud Jibril, is using the American idea that the South used to protect the institution of slavery – the 10th Amendment in our Constitution – to say, in essence, ‘it’s a states’ right and local control issue.'” He added, “Well it’s not a local issue and it’s a moral outrage. As Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, ‘Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.’ As a senior member of the Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, I intend to raise this issue with my colleagues and condition any financial support for the reconstruction of Libya and its transition to a democratic society.” “I think it is absolutely necessary that the United Nations and the International Criminal Court in the Hague investigate what I consider to be crimes against humanity,” Rep. Jackson said. A spokesperson for Rep. John Lewis, told The Black Star News that he opposes wars as a matter of principle and had also objected to the U.S. involvement in Libya: “He does not agree with war because of its ramifications, because it leads to these moral compromises,” the spokesperson said. “It puts you in a difficult position, where you have to commit the same crimes that you are intending to stop.” A spokesman for the United Nations, Eduardo del Buey, declined to comment on Rep. Jackson’s call for an investigation and his characterization of the accounts reported by The Wall Street Journalas amounting to crimes against humanity. A spokesperson for the U.S. State Department said the U.S. couldn’t comment by The Black Star News’ publication deadline. The U.S. hasn’t yet condemned the reported targeted attacks on Black Libyans. The Journal reported that the road sign pointing to the city of Tawergha had been defaced and replaced with “New Misurata.” Some Tawerghans who had managed to flee to Tripoli were captured and taken to Misurata, the Journal reports. The Journal is the only major U.S. media outlet that’s reported on the plight of Tawergha. The U.K.”s Sunday Telegraph also has an account. milton@blackstarnews.com “Speaking Truth To Empower.” http://www.mathaba.net/news/libya # Update on the war against Libya and Africa – September 25th, 2011 Posted: 2011/09/26 From: Mathaba http://www.mathaba.net/news/?x=628806 A roundup of news from za-kaddafi.ru and other independent sources By Dennis South Tuareg fighters supported Gaddafi Sunday, 25.09.2011 – 00:37 Muammar Gaddafi and his sons raised a new army of 12,000 Tuareg soldiers. # DEBKAfile report: Gaddafi recruits 12,000 Tuaregs to fight for Libya’s freedom Posted: 2011/09/27 From: Source http://www.mathaba.net/news/?x=628807  This DEBKAfile article confirms the reports, culled from various sources, that I have been submitting over the past couple of weeks. DEBKAfile has the highest reputation for reporting accurate military intelligence. Muammar Qaddafi and his sons have raised a new army of 12,000 soldiers – all fighters of loyal Tuareg tribes of the Sahara ## Exposed: the ‘Abu Salim prison massacre’ fraud 26 SEPTEMBER 2011 1,749 VIEWS 3 COMMENTS Updated 27 September, 2011 – see section: ‘The meals‘. Updated again 28 September, 2011.Click here to go to this update. To date Libya has been subjected to decades of foreign meddling and attempts to assassinate and oust its leader Muammar Gaddafi. Throughout this time, foreign-based Libyan opposition groups and globalist propaganda mills have incessantly cited supposed atrocities committed by Gaddafi, and none is more infamous or overused than the ‘Abu Salim prison massacre’ of June, 1996. This is now being invoked yet again in an attempt to justify the brutal war being waged on the people of Libya. The events of the ‘Abu Salim prison massacre’ are based on two reports – one from the New York based, globalist- funded Human Rights Watch, and one from the CIA-Mossad-created National Front for the Salvation of Libya (NFSL). The backgrounds of these organisations lend them zero credibility and in addition, their reports are based on nothing more than the testimony of two people – one named and one anonymous. Openly admitted by Human Rights Watch, none of the claims made by their witness can be independently verified. On top of this, their witness states on record that he did not witness even one single prisoner being shot dead in this supposed massacre. Furthermore, as I will demonstrate, the reports are riddled with contradictions and weaknesses. All in all, these factors and the historical context that surrounds them, utterly expose the contrived nature of the ‘Abu Salim massacre’ story. The story begins in Abu Salim prison complex, Tripoli, in June, 1996. After several successful and unsuccessful escape attempts mounted by prisoners in Abu Salim over the previous years, security was increased at the complex and living conditions worsened for the inmates. According to the NFSL report, at “4:30 PM on Friday June 29th 1996″ (June 29th, 1996, was actually a Saturday) a prison guard named Omar Fathallah, entered a cell in order to bring food to the prisoners. Inmates had been waiting behind the door, and as Fathallah entered he was knocked unconscious by prisoners who then attempted to escape. The inmates began moving out to the courtyard of the prison, breaking the locks of other prisoners’ cells as they went: “The prisoners continued to chase the guards out of the building and to break the locks on other cells freeing other prisoners.” And herein lays the first, albeit relatively insignificant, contradiction. Human Rights Watch’s witness, Hussein al-Shafa’i, offered conflicting testimony – he claimed that this incident occurred on June 28th as opposed to June 29th, 1996: “According to al-Shafa’i, the incident began around 4:40 p.m. on June 28, when prisoners in Block 4 seized a guard named Omar who was bringing their food. Hundreds of prisoners from blocks 3, 5 and 6 escaped their cells.” As the guards were chased out of the cell blocks, one guard was left laying injured on the ground in the courtyard, whilst another was hoisted up to safety by other guards standing on the roof. The NFSL’s report here mentions that guards began firing on the inmates in the courtyard, killing 6 and injuring 11. HRW however, only mentions one death at this time – that of Mahmoud al-Mesiri. “There were 16 or 17 injured by bullets“, HRW’s witness tells us, “the first to die was Mahmoud al-Mesiri. The prisoners took two guards hostage. With one guard laying injured on the ground in the courtyard, and Omar Fathallah having been killed by the prisoners, a negotiating team arrived at the prison to discuss the prisoners’ demands. Crucially the NFSL report does not mention the fact that Omar Fathallah was killed by the prisoners; only the HRW report does. In this deliberate omission, the NFSL report fails to even mention the fact that Fathallah died at all. With the negotiating team having arrived at Abu Salim, the prisoners were told to designate representatives from each block. A condition of the negotiations was that the two hostages would have to be released by the prisoners. The injured guard held hostage in the courtyard was released, but Omar Fathallah had already been killed. The prisoners presented their demands to the negotiators after agreeing to return to their cells. ### The ‘executed bus prisoners’ It was then that the NFSL report tells of some prisoners being herded onto buses: “All those in need of medical attention were told to board buses that would take them to hospitals. About 120 people boarded the buses. Those who were accused of belonging to opposition groups were ordered to get off the buses. All others were taken outside the prison section to a different part of the compound.” The report then claims that some of these inmates, but it does not state how many, were executed by Libyan army conscripts who were given ‘kill or be killed’ orders. There is no evidence for this claim, but the NFSL report cites an anonymous ‘prison guard’ who supposedly escaped and told his story: “They were lined up and shot execution style by young conscripts whose choices were shoot, or stand with them to be shot. This was later reported by an officer, who defied orders that night and was able to escape.” Referring to the ‘bus executions’, HRW’s report cites the NFSL report and claims that “many of them were executed“, but offers no numbers or details. ### Conflicting timelines: when did the ensuing ‘massacre’ actually occur? The NFSL report then speaks of how, in the evening of ‘Friday June 29th’ (again, June 29th, 1996, was actually a Saturday), prisoners were herded into the courtyard of the prison and then the ‘massacre’ began at 11:00pm that night. However, HRW’s report states that Omar Fathallah was knocked unconscious and the violence erupted at 04:40pm, June 28th. Their witness then claims that the ‘herding’ happened at 05:00am on June 29th, and the ‘massacre’ then began at 11:00am that morning. According to the NFSL, the ‘massacre’ began at 11:00pm on June 29 when hand grenades were thrown into the courtyard and firing began. HRW’s different timeline tells of how the ‘massacre’ continued from 11:00am until 01:35pm on 29 June . Then, apparently, guards began ‘finishing off’ prisoners with pistols at 02:00pm. ### Al-Shafa’i did not see a single prisoner shot dead Crucially, and this must be stressed emphatically, HRW’s lone witness, Hussein al-Shafa’i, did not see a single prisoner being shot during the supposed massacre. Conveniently however, he was able to see the green bandanas worn by the men doing the shooting from the roof: “I could not see the dead prisoners who were shot, but I could see those who were shooting. They were a special unit and wearing khaki military hats. Six were using kalashnikovs. I saw them – at least six men – on the roofs of the cellblocks. They were wearing beige khaki uniforms with green bandanas, a turban-like thing. Around 2:00 p.m. the forces used pistols to “finish off those who were not dead,” he said.” ### The meals Not having actually witnessed a single prisoner being shot in the ‘massacre’, star witness al-Shafa’i provides HRW with an estimate of how many were allegedly killed “by counting the number of meals he prepared prior to and after the incident“. There are a number of problems with using this as a basis for calculating how many were killed. First and foremost, it would only constitute an indirect estimate, in the absence of any evidence of bodies or the witnessing of the alleged killings. Secondly, al-Shafa’i does not state the time period over which he counted the meals. Was it only the next day, or was it every day for the next month? There are a whole host of reasons why less meals may have been prepared after the incident. Perhaps prison logistics were thrown into chaos by the escape attempt and the killings of guards and prisoners, and as a result some meals were skipped. Perhaps prison authorities decided to punish the prisoners for the violent escape attempt, and skipped meals (cruel as this may be). More importantly however, are we supposed to believe that one man was responsible for preparing meals for a prison population of between 1,600 and 1,700 inmates? If one meal were to take just one minute to prepare, this would take al-Shafa’i 1,600 minutes – which is 26.6 hours. It would be literally impossible for one man to do this every day. At the same time, the only way a reliable estimate could be reached, would be if this one man did prepare all the meals himself (impossible), unless he had knowledge of how many were being prepared by other kitchen workers. Realistically for a prison population of 1,600-1,700, the only way to feed all inmates every day would be to have a number of kitchen workers, so let’s follow this line of inquiry. Let’s say there were a number of prisoners preparing meals every day – 35 prisoners preparing 50 meals per day, each – that is realistic. This would amount to 1,750 (the approximate total capacity of the prison). Let’s then say that after the ‘massacre’, al-Shafa’i perhaps was preparing 15 meals instead of 50. If he were to extrapolate this number out over the other prisoners that were preparing meals, we would arrive at an estimate of 1,225 less meals. However, this method of estimation would only be accurate if al-Shafa’i had knowledge that the other kitchen workers were preparing the same number of meals as him. He did not have this knowledge, because he estimated based on the number that HE was preparing. This is a typical tactic to manipulate the numbers in order to give the story a credible estimate, in the absence of any actual evidence. Moreover, al-Shafa’i claims that he was “asked by the prison guards to wash the watches that were taken from the bodies of the dead prisoners and were covered in blood”. Why did he not count the watches? This is not discussed in the HRW report. This highly questionable ‘star’ witness who admits to not even having seen anybody get shot, then goes on to state that the dead inmates’ bodies were put into trenches and concrete was poured on. Subsequently, the bodies were moved, he tells us: “They threw the bodies into trenches – 2 to 3 meters deep, one meter wide and about 100 meters long – that had been dug for a new wall … In 1999 security officials poured cement over the trench, he claimed, although he believed that they later had the bodies removed.” The idea that the bodies were moved is a convenient excuse for the 1,200 bodies not being found at Abu Salim – an eventuality that seems inevitable considering the laughably shaky nature of the whole story. The unelected lackeys and terrorists of the NTC are already trying to rekindle this fable with the help of the media. ### Conclusion: 1996 and the wider context It is eminently clear that the ‘Abu Salim massacre’ was nothing of the sort. Even the NFSL admits that what transpired was a violent escape attempt as it mentions guards being attacked and cell locks being broken. As a result of this a guard was killed, one was taken hostage, and a number of prisoners were killed as prison guards reacted to quell the violence. This is corroborated in HRW’s own report where it quotes ‘Khaled’, the head of the Libyan Internal Security Agency: “Prisoners had captured some guards during a meal and taken weapons from the prison cache. Prisoners and guards died as security personnel tried to restore order,” The charge that 1,200 were killed is supported by no physical evidence whatsoever, and on top of this, the single named witness on which the story hinges, did not even see a single shooting. Furthermore, as demonstrated, the testimonies of both witnesses are simply not credible and conflict with each other. For wider context we must consider an important factor. 1996 was a time whenMI6 was mounting attempts Abu Salim prison – and this is openly stated by the NFSL’s report – was used to house “members of a group from the city of Derna“. Derna is the very city mentioned in the infamous West Point report which found it to be a hotbed for extremist ‘al Qaeda’ fighters. These extremists had fought in Iraq and Afghanistan against the occupying forces. Furthermore, these very groups are now being supported by NATO in Libya in its attempt to oust Gaddafi – as they have been for at least the last three decades In fact, the HRW report cites the head of the Libyan Internal Security Agency as follows: “According to Khaled, more than 400 prisoners escaped Abu Salim in four separate break-outs prior to and after the incident: in July 1995, December 1995, June 1996 and July 2001. Among the escapees were men who then fought with Islamist militant groups in Afghanistan, Iran, and Iraq, he said.” It is not just probable but highly likely, that the violent break-out mounted at Abu Salim in June 1996 (which was partially successful) was related to the ongoing MI6 attempts to kill Gaddafi using the very groups that were being held in that prison. Ever since that time, foreign-backed Libyan opposition groups such as the NFSL, and globalist propaganda mills such as Human Rights Watch, have distorted and manipulated the truth about ‘Abu Salim’, in an attempt to both rally the extremist fighters opposed to Gaddafi, and justify the brutal, illegal war of aggression now being waged on Libya. ### Update: 28 September, 2011 The following December 2009 report from Human Rights watch contains a very interesting piece of information that delivers the final nail in the coffin of the ‘Abu Salim massacre’ fabrication. The report attempts to back up the 1,200 estimate by claiming that the number was confirmed by the Libyan government: The number was also confirmed by the Libyan Secretary of Justice to Human Rights Watch in April 2009. This can be seen on page 50 of the report, and the source for the claim is cited as: Human Rights Watch interview with Counselor Mostafa Abdeljalil, Secretary of Justice, Tripoli, April 26, 2009 For those that don’t know, Mostafa Abdeljalil is the Chairman of the NTC – nothing more than a lackey and a puppet of NATO and the powers now waging war on Libya. In case you forgot his face, he is pictured below. # Libya: Rebels Create Humanitarian Disaster, Then Blame it on Qaddafi Posted: 2011/09/25 From: Source http://mathaba.net/news/?x=628788 Corporate media complicit in covering for rebel war crimes. by Tony CartalucciDespite desperate attempts by Wall Street and London to proclaim their intervention in Libya a success, even going as far as sending their political proxies Nicolas Sarkozy of France and David Cameron of the United Kingdom for a quick photo opportunity at the rebel held airport in contested Tripoli, vast swaths of the nation are still fiercely resisting NATO and their proxy rebel forces. This includes entire cities still standing in defiance against rebel attempts to “starve them out” and dozens of daily NATO airstrikes (NATO report for September 22) aimed at breaking the population’s will to fight on.Weeks ago, the rebel forces, led by US State Department and UK Home Office listed terrorists from the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), a subsidiary of Al Qaeda, boldly announced plans to starve out cities resisting their unelected, foreign backed seizure of the North African nation. The London Telegraph reported in an article aptly titled, “Libya crisis: Rebel leaders hoping to starve Gaddafi stronghold of Sirte into submission,” that under the cover of heavy NATO bombing rebel leaders hoped “to starve Col Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte into submission, laying siege to his last remaining stronghold in an attempt to avoid mass bloodshed, according to the man spearheading efforts for a peaceful takeover.” Fox News would relay an AP report on September 2, 2011, that rebel commanders declared, “we want to save our fighters and not lose a single one in battles with Qaddafi’s forces. In the end, we will get Sirte, even if we have to cut water and electricity and let NATO pound it with airstrikes.” AP cited Mohammed al-Rajali, a spokesman for the rebel leadership in the eastern city of Benghazi. Ironically, the article was titled, “UN Warns Libya is Short of Water, Fuel, Medicine,” a crisis admittedly being caused by the premeditated denial for entire cities of critical supplies for their civilian populations, enabled by NATO bombing and under the cover of UN recognition of the terrorist rebels – a move that has soundly resigned the UN’s legitimacy and stated purpose to the scrapheap of history. This is also a verifiable war crime. As reported earlier, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross, the denial of humanitarian assistance is a crime under international law. The Red Cross adds that “a massacre is not necessarily committed only with knives.” While many will attempt to portray the premeditated creation of a humanitarian disaster as “more humane” than taking the Libya’s cities by force – rebels have in fact already tried force, for now over a month, and have been soundly repelled. Now, after weeks of attempting to encircle and starve into submission cities rejecting NATO-backed, UN sanctioned rebel control of Libya, including the southern city of Bani Walid, the “National Transitional Council” is claiming the resulting humanitarian disaster is of Libyan leader Qaddafi’s own creation. CNN, in a bout of selective amnesia after reporting earlier that “anti-Gadhafi forces on the outskirts of Sirte and Bani Walid have cut off supplies into the cities and amassed weaponry for heavy battle,” has now reported in another article titled, “NTC claims humanitarian disaster in Gadhafi stronghold,” that “that Gadhafi forces are robbing food stores, leaving civilian residents to starve.” This is just the latest in a long litany of conflicting stories and verified lies spread by the now notoriously deceptive rebels, theirequally duplicitous “international” backers, and shamelessly relayed without hesitation by the complicit and clearly compromised mainstream media. A real crime against humanity is being committed in Libya, perpetrated by NATO on behalf of Wall Street and London. As reported earlier, NATO’s entire support network and public partners consist of Fortune 500 corporations via the Atlantic Council, which claims to be a preeminent, non partisan institution devoted to promoting transatlantic cooperation and international security. Its sponsors include many of the big oil interests poised to reap a whirlwind of profits over NATO-backed regime change in Libya, namely BP, Chevron, Exxon, and Shell. It also includes defense contractors already enriched by the protracted bloodshed in Northern Africa including RaytheonBAESAAB TechnologiesLockheed MartinBoeingGeneral Dynamics, and Northrop Grumman. Additional support comes from the world’s largest banks and equity firms, including Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Barclays Capital, the Blackstone Group, Citigroup, and Credit Suisse Bank, who are set to benefit not from the liberation of the Libyan people, but the “liberation” of Libya’s markets. There is also a tremendous amount of foundation support for the Atlantic Council and thus NATO, each with a nefarious back-story worthy of their own thorough examination, including the Carnegie Corporation of New York , the Ford Foundation, and billionaire bankster George Soros’ Open Society Institute. Photos: (Top) Northrup Grumman’s MQ-8 Fire Scout, which made headlines as it was shot down over Libya. (Below) a Raytheon Tomahawk cruise missile, employed during the opening phases of NATO’s military intervention in Libya beginning in March of 2011. Both Northrup Grumman and Raytheon, amongst many other defense contractors are financial sponsors of the Atlantic Council, an epicenter providing political and rhetorical support for NATO’s ongoing operations in Libya – exposing an astronomical conflict of interest. …. But perhaps most alarming is NATO’s support via the Atlantic Council by “reputable” news and media agency sponsors, including Thomson Reuters,News Desk Media, Bloomberg (which includes BusinessWeek), and Google. This explains the almost schizophrenic reporting emerging from Libya spinning and obfuscating the truth in a consistently pro-NATO light and goes a long way to explain why rebels are allowed by the “international community” to purposefully starve civilian populations, break Libya’s resistance with NATO airstrikes, and somehow manage to place the blame on the civilian populations by merely labeling them as “pro-Qaddafi” and that such atrocities are self-imposed. Logically, one should conclude, if they are indeed repulsed by what is transpiring in Libya at the hands of Wall Street and London, that the corporations, banks, and institutions involved should be exposed,boycotted, and promptly replaced# # Update on the war against Libya and Africa – September 28th Posted: 2011/09/29 From: Mathaba http://mathaba.net/news/?x=628845 Roundup of news from za-kaddafi.ru and other independent sources along with commentary by Dennis South Rats are rats Wednesday, 28.09.2011 – 00:41 Hopefully this video relieves some tension. It is very well done and suitable to explain to children who the rats are in Libya and what they are doing, and that the Lion of Africa cannot be defeated: Wednesday, 28.09.2011 – 00:58 Sabha, Ghadames, Ghat, Taha, Murzuk and other towns and oases, are under the control of the Jamahiriya. The Tuareg published a communique in which they confirmed their full support for the Jamahiriya. They also said that they would take revenge on the rebels for the atrocities committed against peaceful Libyans. The rats are preparing a tank assault on Bani Walid. Bani Walid is still being fiercely bombed by NATO, the white ‘west’ European, Canadian and United States armed forces, at the command of the governments of those countries, while their populations remain silent. In general, the number of mercenaries is reduced. In Sirte, mercenaries broke into the port at night and now await the landing of NATO troops. Fighters in Tripoli are awaiting reinforcements from Tarragon. Tunisian authorities released Dr Mahmoudi El-Baghdadi, the General Secretary of the General People’s Conference of the Libyan Jamahiriya, who was arrested in Tunis. The Jamahiriya is in talks with several countries, who said the following: You are holding [doing very well]. If you capture Tripoli, we will recognize the Jamahiriya government again. However, this is like saying that if all of Australia is under the control of the Australian people, but Canberra is seized by Korean terrorists supporting a small council of Australian convicts escaped from prison calling themselves “TNC”, then we recognize the TNC and not the Australian people’s government. Russia has demanded the immediate convening of the Security Council. There are discussions about the UN sending the blue helmets–the “peace-keeping” missions. Everywhere the the blue helmets have gone, they have left hell, including rape. This fact is reported even in the mainstream press. The blue helmets are merely the so-called international army of the global zionist and banker elites, as a back up reserve to NATO. The rebels continue to struggle for power, so the planned announcement of the formation of a government (by the rat-NATO-rebels) has again been delayed. The rebels claim to have found a large amount of uranium which can be used for the development of nuclear weapons. This is the mess that the West has created in North Africa, in addition to lots of Libyan weapons that have found their way all over North Africa. China in Africa China is risking a further and much deeper backlashin Africa depending on the positions it takes, the Tuareg people are on the ascendency as indomitable Africans along with Muammar Qaddafi. China is increasingly indistinguishable from the west. The$15 billion assets held in China are key, if these are released to other than the Jamahiriya or not may be the determining factor on future Sino-African relations.

News from Sirte

Wednesday, 28.09.2011 – 01:52

Western Front: Rat commander Mohammed Katib Nabus was eliminated after he took the place of his brother Ibrahim, who was killed last week.  Rebels are running to the east after having taken heavy losses.

Information Bureau of the Libyan

Wednesday, 28.09.2011 – 02:09

Green revolutionary patriotic forces have liberated the city of Zawiya with General Khamis al-Qaddafi.  This is good news for the Libyan resistance and the heroic and courageous people of Libya.  The Libyan resistance continues and gathers strength.

Our brave men in Ghat, which is located in the south of Libya, had fought with rats in a heavy battle today.  Many rats were killed, and the rest fled to 20 km outside of the city.

Rebels beaten back by Jamahiriya fighters at Sirte

Wednesday, 28.09.2011 – 12:12

Rebels were again beaten back by Jamahiriya forces at Sirte.  Only yesterday they were shouting about the alleged capture of the port. But today China Radio International echoed western media that “the rebels, at the request of NATO, have suspended their assault on Sirte.”  This follows a well established pattern, which has always translated to, “The rebels have been defeated again.”

After the NATO bombing of the coast and the port from the sea, the rebels landed.  In the port they started to get into the thick of battle. And after that, as NATO lost the ability to distinguish between the rebels (rats) and Jamahiriya (Qaddafi loyalist, green Libyan patriotic resistance) fighters, the rats in the port were attacked with dense mortar fire.  They ran to the sea and drowned.  The rebels had nowhere to run! So the probability of large losses among the rebels is high.

Also, China Radio reported (and this is verbatim): “At present, Sirte, Bani-Walid, and other territories are still under the control of the faithful Gaddafi’s forces.”  Notice the words, “and other territories.” Apparently, Chinese censorship prevents China Radio from describing precisely what “other territories” are under Jamahiriya control.  So, their intelligence throws out hints. On the other hand, the reality is that it is hard to distinguish the Chinese media from western media, as the once-great Asian nation has become the new bastion of capitalism and a new body host to the zionist-banker parasitic elite, which started since the visit of Kissinger to China.

Sirte Oil Field

Wednesday, 28.09.2011 – 12:17

To understand the ferocity of the fighting in Sirte, from the perspective of the vicious north-western (white) countries, we must consider more than just the political point of view.

The Libyan Jamahiriya of Africa has offered a very, very unique response to the so-called “fall” of Tripoli, its capital–perhaps the most unique response in the history of warfare. Historically, the fall of the capital of a country had been so severe a shock that the government and people of that country would capitulate.

That did not happen in Libya because power does not rest in a traditional form of government in a capital city but is diffused and dispersed across millions of citizens who are members of the people’s conferences which form the government in the self-ruling society of the masses (Jamahiriya). The defiant response of the Libyan people and the Libyan Jamahiriya to the “fall” of Tripoli (occupation by mercenaries and rats), obviously, as it continues to fight against imperialist aggression, is a drastic departure from the historical response of Third World nations to the fall of their capitals.

Why Sirte?

Sirte has been blessed to contain a very wide oil basin. Look at the geological map above. Pools of oil are located at Beida, Raguba, Dahr Hofra, Baja, Def-Waha, Nasser, Sarir, Mesli, Gyalo, Boo Atifel, Intizar, Nafura-Ugila and Amal, 12 of which have proven oil reserves that range from 200-500 million barrels, to 1 billion barrels. The problem is that these deposits in terms of production are – as they call the oil – in adulthood. That is, the production is coming to the peak.  This oil will soon run out, and there is the need for more exploration.

The second problem is that the war has brought the coalition countries and Western companies significant losses in oil revenue.  Both directly and indirectly – for over six months, Europe has not received the Libyan oil and gas from Libya. This has all but crippled Italy along with the already bankruptcy of Europe as some of the capitalist countries there, in particular Britain, France and Spain, had run out of the vast resources they had plundered from Africa in the last century.

In addition, oil-production infrastructure is seriously damaged. So, the imperialist demons want to take the Sirte basin and develop it in order to compensate for their losses.

Certainly, while the war is being waged, there can be no exploration and investment. In Europe there is no money even after the war ends. It would take massive investment to restore oil production. The longer it takes for the imperialist-colonialist-racist Europeans and North Americans to capture Sirte, the more money it will take for them to restore the oil production. And that is one reason they are fighting hard to take Sirte: to avoid anticipated, post-war oil-production costs.

The West, in general, is actually indifferent to the issue of political stability in Libya. In fact, their plan is that instability (chaos) benefits them, their “security” companies, private armies (mercenaries) will benefit, and be able to grab whatever they want, out of the chaos. What is more important to the West is the capture of Sirte–and not because Sirte is the hometown of The Leader.  It’s all about oil and the central area of strategic military importance in order to secure the entire Libyan coast, the largest coast line on North Africa of any of the five North African states, to place it under the command of the white aggressors (AFRICOM-NATO).

The war is causing deep downtime as regards oil production, and the financial losses, for the West,  associated with that downtime are immense.  There is an added complexity for the evil nations of the north: the loyalty of the tribes to Muammar Gaddafi. Obviously, the tribes will continue to support Muammar.

And that is why Libyans [God forbid] might suffer the fate of Paraguay natives, that is, total genocide, or banishment into the wilderness. A hundred years ago, Libya lost half of its population, by putting up a fierce and continuous resistance to Italy’s invasion of Libya.

The economic factor explains why many people have feared that the West would not hesitate to use nuclear weapons on Sirte.  But there are very, very high costs involved in using nuclear weapons even to the Europeans, as Libya is near to Europe, and sometimes north African sand is blown all the way into distant European capitals. Costs associated with the decontamination of oil deposits that would be contaminated if nuclear weapons were used, are also a factor. Costs involved in re-building infrastructure are not a negative factor, as the Euro-American alliance (NATO) hopes that Libya will end up paying (with oil) for their companies to “re-construct” Libya after its devastation.

Wednesday, 28.09.2011 – 14:02

1. Gadames: The Tuareg lions of the Sahara killed 50 rebels, and the rest of the rebels fled.

2. Sirte: In the battle of Sirte, on the Western front, one week after the death of Ibrahim al-Khatib al Halbusa, commander of the Misurata rebels known as the “black Khatib,” his brother, Mohammed Al Halbus, was also killed by Jamahiriya fighters.  Al-Halbus had come to replace his brother.  These two deaths have lowered the morale of the rebels, which led to their demise around Sirte.

On the Sirte eastern front, some of the rebels, under the protection of NATO arial bombing and bombing from NATO ships, tried to penetrate and enter the city.  The Libyan Jamahiriya Army allowed them (2 tanks, 12 vehicles and some others) to come close to the center, where they were trapped and met their deaths.

One rebel, a survivor, ran in front of a BBC camera and shouted: “Please enter the city, we are trapped and we do not have much strength.”  The response he received was that no one would attempt to enter the city because of the battle.

3. Bani-Walid: Sami Ali Al Tarragon, the Deputy Brigade Commander of the rebels of Tripoli, was killed yesterday and he was one of many rebels who met their deaths.  Also, the traitor who wanted to help the rebels take Bani Walid was captured by the residents of the city.

4. Tripoli: In a night ambush, 14 rebels met their deaths. Our source said that the rebel checkpoints are empty, because no rebel wants to stand, waiting for death.  Thus, Jamahiriya resistance were able to kill many rebel rats in the past week.

FIGHTING CONTINUES: Information from September 27-28

Wednesday, 28.09.2011 – 18:36

The tactics of groups under rebels at Sirte are very primitive.  They come in pickups with 23-mm automatic anti-aircraft guns and 106-mm recoilless rifles.  Then they try to identify firing points.   Then rebels with small arms attempt to move forward.  If the Jamahiriya defenders do not move away, then the rebels are rolled back.  After a while they begin a new “assault.”

If the rebels have tanks, then the tanks are used next.  At the same time the make a radio call for NATO air support.  NATO aircraft conduct strikes on buildings at the contact line between the rebels and the Jamahiriya forces.  Both sides are using snipers.

When trapped by the Sirte resistance fighters of the Libyan Jamahiriya, the rebels have nowhere to retreat to, other than to the fish in the sea.

The second most important stronghold is Bani Walid, where there are thousands of Jamahiriya resistance fighters, including militias of the Warfala Tribe.

In recent days, the rebels did not take active steps against the defenders of the city.  NATO aircraft continued to carry out air strikes on the civilian population.

In the southern desert oasis of Sabha the Libyan Jamahiriya fighters have had military success.  The rebels entered from the south but failed to gain a foothold in the city, although many foreign news agencies were quick to announce a new success of TNC “rebels”. After dozens of rebels were killed or wounded, and after their supplies were expended, the remaining rebels began to withdraw along the highway in a northerly direction.

The rebels cannot possibly sustain control of Tripoli.  Experts say that to control a city of half a million people, you need up to seven thousand police officers. There are an estimated 2000 AL-Qaida type fighters in Tripoli.  They are able to provide relative order in the embassy district and downtown areas.  In the capital there are secret cells of Gaddafi and Jamahiriya supporters (green committees). They use tactics to split the rat forces, and are destroying them at every turn.

The TNC has established “war lords” in areas under their control, but those war lords do not obey instructions they receive from Benghazi and Tripoli. So the power of the TNC in the country is nominal–very small. The rebels  are trying to coordinate their efforts, but that attempt is failing.

True, in Misurata was announced the merger of all forces and opponents of Gaddafi’s with the creation of a “battalion of the United Libyan Revolution” (“Union of the revolutionary battalions of Libya”).  About this there seemed to be agreement at a meeting of field commanders, who came from different areas.

The total number of armed groups that support the TNC, is estimated at about 20,000 fighters. During August-September, a very large number of them were either killed, wounded, or deserted. The morale in many of the rebel frontline detachments is deeply suppressed.

Rebel soldiers have not received a salary, and have been told to engage in “self-reliance.” During the fighting in Sirte and Bani Walid they suffered heavy casualties, the wounded crowded the hospitals in Misurata and Benghazi, and there is not enough blood for transfusion.

For the rebels, it is apparent that the capture of Tripoli, as well as the falsely perceived change of power in the country, will not lead to positive changes in their lives.  Some are beginning to regret participation in their so-called “revolution” and return to their homes with their weapons.

Dumb NATO Rebels, NATO Crimes In Libya

Wednesday, 28.09.2011 – 22:32

Sirte is fully under the Libyan Jamahariya democratic Government’s control.  Multiple attempts by rebel forces to enter the city from the East ended up in their devastating defeat. NATO has only been victorious in terrorizing the town, and killing thousands of civilians.

New reports exposed the truth regarding the Sirte assault, a failed assault which caused hundreds of NATO mercenaries to get entrapped within the town.  Some rebel fighters who managed to flee the front lines went to their commanders and begged for support, because many had been trapped and are being killed as we speak. This was also reported, surprisingly, by western propaganda machines that usually hide the truth regarding NATO failures.

The Libyan Jamahariya government has expressed its willingness to forgive anyone who lays down their arms and goes home, just like the forces outside Bani Walid who laid down their arms and went home. They expressed their Islamic belief of forgiveness, but stated clearly that forgiveness does not mean that Libyans will forget.

All assaults from the west of Sirte have been quelled due to the brave and strong fighters of the Tarhuna tribe. NATO continues its assault from the East, but the rebels continue to retreat due to heavy losses.

Previously, NATO (European and American) mercenaries tried to flee Ghadames and set up a base in Tunisia. But fighting soon broke out between NATO-rebels and the Tunisian Defence Forces. The Tunisian Defence Forces forced the mercenaries back into Libya.

NATO forces were trying to flee towards the east of Ghadames to regroup. That is when the Libyan Defence Forces attacked their route and killed at least 50 and injured unknown numbers according to sources in southern Libya. Ghadames is an important town because it borders both Tunisia and Algeria.  So it is an important town for guerilla warfare.

NATO Mercenaries (rats) were on the brink of quitting the fight in Sabha, after receiving heavy casualties when they fell into a trap. NATO decided to give 16 million dollars of stolen Libyan money as payment for the mercenaries to continue the fight.

Sabha is still liberated and under the control of the Libyan Jamahiriya. Green flags are flying throughout the town according to sources in Southern Libya. NATO mercenaries are still ducking outside the town under the umbrella of NATO.

They fight only for money and war bounties, as reported before. When NATO helps them enter a town, they steal women’s jewellery, rape the women and children, and get drunk and high, shooting animals at random.

Rat death

Wednesday, 28.09.2011 – 23:26

A military officer of the TNC, Salehin, who commanded the attack on Bani Walid, was killed in a rocket attack, said a rebel commander named Osama al-Fasi.

Salehin was imprisoned by Gaddafi after the beginning of the rebel’s counterrevolution and joined the rebels.  In the last days of his life, he led the attack on Bani Walid — another city that is under the authority of the Libyan Jamahiriya.

Rebel NATO-rat forces at Bani Walid have not attacked on the ground in a week after besieging the town for over a month.  At the same time, NATO continues aerial attacks on targets that remain in the hands of supporters of Muammar Qaddafi and the Libyan Jamahiriya.

Meanwhile, according to eyewitnesses, Bani Walid is in a critical humanitarian situation. One can hardly find drinking water and foodstuffs, and the hospitals are out of medication and electricity, with NATO having deliberately starved and blockaded the population preventing fuel, water, and food from entering in what constitutes further Crimes Against Humanity.

pictured here with Fidel Castro:

Alan Jules: the latest news from the front

Sunday, 25.09.2011 – 13:12

Yesterday was the blackest day for the rebels. As usual, the rebels hastened to Benghazi city to announce to

the world that they had entered Sirte and captured positions within the city, as we’ve heard many time and

time again. But the truth is that yesterday was the most disastrous for the rebels.

At least one-thousand rebels were killed in Tripoli, Sirte, Bani Walid, Brega, and Misurata. September

24 marks a new beginning of the resistance against NATO and the rebels.

In Tripoli, the people organized themselves and came together and began not only to destroy NATO

and rebel weapons caches, but to also pursue the rebels. Today, they were once again defeated at Bani

Walid and Sirte. Those who tell you that they are in Sirte are lying.

Interestingly, the rebels had just announced a pause in their aggression, due to lack of ammunition. How

is it possible that the supposedly rich NATO countries have run out of money, weapons and ammunition?

It appears that time is on the side of the supporters of the Libyan Jamahiriya.

In the video – the explosion in the port of Tripoli, the day after it resumed work. [NOTE: Libyan

resistance planted 16 bombs at a port that NATO used, and destroyed it. A ship filled with

ammunition destined for the rebels was also destroyed, apparently along with the weapons].

[Initial] Translation provided by the press service of the Russian Committee of Solidarity with

the peoples of Libya and Syria.

Saif el-Islam spoke on the radio Bani Walid

Sunday, 25.09.2011 14:28

According ALLIBIYA TV, radio Libyan Bani Walid broadcast a speech by the son of Muammar

Gaddafi, Saif El Islam al-Gaddafi. He congratulated the people of Bani Walid for their exemplary

courage.

Saif-el-Islam asserted that it is necessary to fight for and defend the city. He said that Muammar

Gaddafi’s leadership has prepared a few surprises that will soon help to improve the current situation.

The rats had to back out of Sirte, NATO continues to bomb

Sunday, 25.09.2011 – 14:43

Sirte upheld, and the rats were discarded at 30 miles outside of the city after they suffered heavy

casualties from the Libyan Jamahiriya forces.

Libya now, briefly

Sunday, 25.09.2011 – 14:49

Sirte is being bombed mercilessly by the evil US-European forces of NATO and their Qatari,

Turkish and other mercenaries. Armored columns of Qatari and Turkish troops penetrated to

the outskirts of the city, but the defenders of Sirte manfully resisted. The forces of the Jamahiriya

are determined to fight until victory is won.

The main events took place in Sirte. Under the guise of talking about the impossibility of

conducting an offensive against Sirte while at the same time trenches around the perimeter,

the rebels staged the assault from two directions – west and east.

According to reports, the rebels from the West were able to break into the city. Previous

surveys of videos show that the city is well prepared for street fighting – the roads are blocked

with heavy construction equipment, as well as debris and barricades. Apparently, the rebels

became bogged down in street fights and gradually exhausted. In the east, Benghazi units

have not been able to pass the line of contact at Al-Sultan, as there are apparently many minefields.

On the clashes in the city now have a focal character – and it is in the western part. This means that

the storm itself had failed, but not finished. The situation south of the airport is unclear. In general,

the situation at Sirte continues to be very threatening.

The rebels attempted to attack Bani Walid again but were quickly suppressed. Bani Walid is now calm.

The situation is clearer with Sabha every day. The picture is as follows. [NOTE: I am not certain

about the following translation]. A column of rebels were able to make a 100-kilometer march

on September to the west Hammad Sabha, and then to the Ottoman fort in the south and the local

airport. The rebels managed to enter 20 in the morning in the southern districts of the city and

fall down to the central region of the English Channel.

But Jamahiriya units and militias killed the column. The rebels lost 200 men. About 150

were taken prisoner. The fighting lasted until the 23rd, though mostly it was all decided on the 21st.

On the morning of September 24, NATO and al-Qaida terrorists transferred from Tripoli

and opened intense artillery and rocket fire on the city Sirte. The defenders returned fire.

The Firefight lasted for a whole day. According to reports from the city, the rebels are firing

indiscriminately into residential neighborhoods.

Other news sources:

Ghadames is under the control of Libyan Army

At least eight rebels were killed and 50 others injured in Ghadames, on the Algerian border,

in an attack Sunday by the Libyan Army supported by Tuareg fighters, according to a local

official and witnesses.

At least 30 NATO Mercenaries killed and 50 wounded outside Bani Walid

New reports point to another failure by NATO as their forces came under attack outside Bani

Walid and inner fighting caused the death of 40 and another 50 wounded. This comes as the

Tarhuna Tribe continues disrupting supply routes from the West, towards Bani Walid and Sirte.

The propaganda warfare has been intensified, more lies are being spread, and even fake hoax

images are being rotated by CNN reporters regarding Sabha.

Since the vast majority of Libya is under the Libyan Jamahariya Government’s control, and

since they can’t advance any further, they have allowed NATO propaganda to create the false

perception of victory in different parts of Southern Libya.

Libya Defence forces blow up Naval Base

According to new reports, 7 bombs were planted in the Tripoli Naval Base and then detonated.

This base was used to terrorize the people of Tripoli and had to be destroyed accordingly by

the resistance.

The Tarhuna Tribe enters Tripoli

The Tarhuna Tribe has advanced westwards towards Tripoli. New reports suggest that some

Tarhuna fighters have entered Tripoli and heavy clashes are taking place. It is yet unclear

how many NATO Mercenaries have been killed in the assault.

The Tarhuna Tribe has been disrupting NATO supply routes for almost a week, this has

caused multiple failures for NATO, in the front line. Now NATO is forced to attack Sirte

from the East, as their forces are trapped in the West without any supplies.

NATO Mercenaries panic and hundreds quit

New reports are exposing the panic and disarray of NATO mercenaries. Hundreds

of NATO Mercenaries abandoned the front lines of Bani Walid because their Western

supply routes are being disrupted by the Tarhuna Tribe.

Many Mercenaries testified that they are running out of ammunition and said that after

they received multiple defeats, they were not willing to continue the fight, and

wanted to just go home.

Different Mercenaries and armed gangs blame each other for the failures, and this

blaming game sometimes turns to inner fighting.

# Al Qaeda LIFG terrorist Abdul Belhaj writes column for London Guardian Newspaper

Posted: 2011/09/28
From: Source   http://mathaba.net/news/?x=628834

# Libya: NTC concocts mass grave story in brazen propaganda ploy

Another LYING REPORT from CNN:
"A mass grave thought to hold the remains of more than 1,200 victims of a 1996 massacre at Abu Salim prison
has been found in Tripoli, officials with Libya's transitional government said Sunday."  (LIES, all LIES!)

<blockquote>Liars! They dug up the mass graves, they set aflame to foreign workers camps in Tripoli. I was
there
and I saw them......They pretend to be freedom fighters but are anarchists and psychopaths...Shame on your
lies
CNN! Al Jazeera they are killing Gaddafi supporters in a witch hunt and CNN is making fake lies about Gaddafi
doing genocide during his rule..Why the lies now? Where were the mass graves when Berlusconi kissed Gaddafi's
hands? Where were the mass graves when Tony Blair came to Libya to sign billion dollar deals with Gaddafi?
Where were the mass graves when Megrahi was released from Scottish prison? This is just mass propaganda being
drivelled by a NATO vested interest CNN media source so as to whip up Anti Gaddafi sentiment. Well Its GAME
OVER for you now..the people know the truth and they are not buying your lies!
CNN is deliberately doing NATO propaganda so that the Anti Gaddafi witch hunt can reach fever pitch, they
are the ones whipping up hate just like when CNN and Al Jazeera broadcast the news that African mercenaries
were fighting for Gaddafi..All of this was a lie, there were only Black Skinned Libyans in the Libyan Army
fighing for Gaddafi but they wanted to encourage the genocide that is happening in Libya. I'm disgusted and
am boycotting CNN from now on; it is not only biased and spreading cock eyed propaganda not objective and
fair, if CNN was objective and fair they would not have to hid behind NATO troops and would have had a
neutral correspondent in Tripoli during the Gaddafi days exposing the mass graves then...now they are just
whipping up tales because they want to target those who support Gaddafi Shame on you CNN!
</blockquote>

The truth about Libya - الحقيقة من اجل ليبيا via Allibiya TV - قناة الليبية
مارتن اقبال يسخر من البي بي سي عندما ساقت خبرا عن اكتشاف مقبرة جماعية في سجن ابوسليم لاكثر من 1200 جثة
ويقول بانه لم تعرض جثة واحدة وان البي بي سي عرضت اكاذيب مجلس الخيانة الانتقال
ي ..ويتابع
مارتن ان ما عرضوه هو مجموعة من العظام فقط فيما قال مراسلون لاذاعة سي ان ان ان العظام لا تبدو انها عظام بشر!!!!
ويقول مارتن ان هذا الخبر والقضية سيتم سحبها من التداول بعد ان تم استخدامها لحشو عقول العامة في الاتجاه المطلوب!!!
فتخيلوا ككيف تمت صناعة عقول العرب والليبيين على مدار اكثر من نصف عام عن موضوع ليبيا!! الذين
كانوا تحت تلك الضغوط
الاعلامية نراهم اليوم يرفعون العلم الفرنسي بكل اعتزاز ويخرجون زوجاتهم وبناتهم لمصافحة ساركوزي بكامل زينتهن!!!
الى اين يسير بنا (فن) صناعة العقول؟

Libya: <strong><em>NTC </em></strong>concocts mass grave story in brazen propaganda piece |
empirestrikesblack
empirestrikesblack.com
by <strong>Martin Iqbal</strong>. Updated 25 September 2011 - click here to go to the update.
In a truly stunning
display of <strong>dishonesty, the BBC has reported, citing no evidence</strong>

The real truth concerning Abu Saleem was once available online within the site of speeches our
down the site: algathafi.org  ).
Muammar al-Gadhafi sought full investigation and justice in the incident. The real finger
should be pointing at Jalil, not Gadhafi....and the true nature of these prisoners, as to
how that prison revolt began. al-Gadhafi is totally innocent of all these false charges.
TOTALLY INNOCENT!  A massacre has never taken place! All a fabricated propaganda lies
orchestrated by Libyan enemies. Many <strong><em>CIA/al-Qaeda</em></strong> agents were
executed by the Libyan Government, by the then judge Jalil, even after Gadhafi pleaded
himself against capital-punishment against them. They were the cause of a failed coup
which was headed by <strong>Colonel Khalifa Haftar</strong> who was operating then from
VIRGINIA USA, for the American <strong><em>CIA</em></strong>.
___________________________________________________

It was unclear, however, whether the site actually was a mass grave, as no excavation has taken place. Members of the

media were shown bones at the site, but medics with CNN staffers on the scene said the bones did not appear to be human.
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/09/25/world/africa/libya-mass-grave/index.html

Posted: 2011/09/26
From: Mathaba      http://www.mathaba.net/news/?x=628803

# Christof Lehmann

Posted on September 28, 2011 by nsnbc
Dr. Christof Lehmann

The 66th Session of the United Nations General Assembley; against the backdrop of a manufactured world economic crisis; the abuse of the

UN Security Counsel Resolution 1973 on Libya to give the appearance of legality to a war that is the antithesis of all the UN was supposed to

stand for; the ongoingNATO subversion attempt and insurgency in Syria in cooperation and with sponsorship of Al Qaeda´s Omar Brigade

and Muslim Brotherhood; the shooting of Serbian Protesters, and among many other gravest problems, the denial of the recognition of

Palestine’s legitimate right to statehood and self-determination without illegal occupation of it´s territories; indicates that the United

Nations has become the instrument of a frontal assault on independent nations right to self-determination and peace. The United Nations

has become the International Non Governmental Organization that is instrumental in lending illegitimate acts of aggression by the Anglo-

American Empire which are the antithesis of what the United Nation was supposed to safeguard against, the appearance of legitimacy.

The very word “United” in the name of the United Nations has become the equivalent to “United by economic usury, by economic war,

by instrumentalization of resources and food, and by brute force and occupation, under the banner of the empire of aggression”. While

empires are battling out wars against each other, wars which are sanctioned by the UN, the smaller and independent nations, nations with

resources that could provide safety and security for their people take the brunt of the empires ambitions. Credibility being the all decisive

factor for it´s functionality, and recently having lost what little credibility there might have been remaining, what remains now is to

encourage

political leadership, courage and integrity, and the establishment of a true international community rather than all nations united

under one

banner. The UN must be most urgently UN DONE.

The now acute problem with the United Nations is not the cause of the recent decades geopolitical developments.

For a large part the UN is one of the root causes of the disastrous aggressions and mischief of the recent decades. It´s problem is not acute, it´s

problem is systemic. If empires rise and fall, the problems with the United Nations remain. It´s very very structure is the antithesis of democratic

principles, not to speak of self-determination. It is instrumental in initiating crimes against peace under the guise of humanitarian principles and

of bringing self-determination and democracy to the people of what ever country may be opposed to voluntary surrender to the empire currently

in charge or taking the initiative, while it´s own fabric is everything but democratic.

Yes, the United Nations has democratic processes; at grass roots level as well as in international affairs; just as long as the outcome is limited,

symbolic, a token of the masters willingness to provide some resemblance of freedom to the nations and the people they enslave by means of

International Monetary Funds, World Bank, Bank of the World, and if that does not suffice to quieten initiatives to self-determination,

a war

under the guise of humanitarian, charitable acts to provide freedom and democracy.

UN DONE

It is inconceivable to any one with true integrity and principle, that it should be permitted by the United Nations to commit a crime against peace,

the right to life, and the most appalling war crimes and genocide as they are currently committed in Libya. It is inconceivable to any one with true

integrity and principle, that the United nations should turn a blind eye to the calls from Syria, that is plagued by an attempted subversion by NATO

countries, who arm, finance and train known terrorists and terrorist organizations, like the Saudi Arabia based Omar Brigade, Al Qaeda´s

assassination experts, Muslim Brotherhood and Afghan mercenaries, armed, financed and trained on NATO bases in Turkey, to cause death

and destruction among the people of Syria, who are in the process of implementing honest and productive reforms with the support of their

government and their President Bashar al-Assad. It is unconceivable for one with true integrity and principle that the United Nations, whose

very legitimation should have been provided in the protection of mankind and the individual against the most serious crimes known to mankind,

is time and time again the instrument of the aggressor, the robber and thief, the assassin and the usurper, the murderer of the individual and

the masses.

Every human life is valuable. Every single ones violent end caused by the outrages of empires and others cruel, unselfish and inhumane

ambitions causes manifold pain and grievances among the victims families. While murder in all human communities is perceived as the ultimate crime,

that warrants the most severe punishments, the United Nations is lending legitimacy to murder in the thousands and hundreds of thousands. As every

single human is valuable and unique, so is every nation valuable in it´s traditions, it´s richness in common and shared human experience, in it´s way of

defining justice and fairness, in it´s colors and costumes and customs. In it´s expressions of happiness, love and creativity, in it´s social constructs

and

perceptions of fair and responsible governance. And the United nations embraces it; but only as long as a country does not misinterpret United as

Community of Free Contributors to the common good of mankind. Democratic principles and self-determination; yes – as long as it does not touch

the status quo of an empire.

We see the disappointment in the eyes of every single leader of nations who spoke at the 66th session whose nation has fallen out of the mercy of the

“rulers”. We hear their more or less skillfully disguised protests against the rulers. Their words are more or less skilfully disguised behind diplomatic

etiquette and often one has to be a keen observer of world politics or psychology to even realize the undercurrent of disappointment, helplessness,

and feeling of entrapment; but it is there, tangibly present. Their defiance is muffled like the voices of slaves talking about their master. Their

creativity and love to their people and their rage for the crimes committed against them is muffled like the voice of the slaves who speak about their

masters. They beg, as in the case of Palestine, for permission to get a place; not on the stage of world politics, not even inside the theater, but a chair,

a nice blue chair, so they can be tall enough to look above the barbwire fence of injustice to have a glimpse of how the actors play with their people´s

lives, destinies, hopes and rightful ambitions to sharing their common human experience with all the others who are inside, under the wings of their

master.

In honesty, and in the privacy of ones own home, if one is privileged to have one, every man and woman with decency

in their heart cry from anger,

frustration and pain about the state of the world and the state of the United Nations. something deep inside every single

one of us who takes the time to

reflect on it will feel the shared emotion of humanity and deepest dissent. We know that the United Nations has lost it´s

legitimacy to speak on behalf of

nations, on behalf of the leaders of nations and on behalf of any of us. All that remains is for leaders with integrity to

gather and to do the only sensible and

reasonable thing that can, and most urgently must be done. To UN DO the United Nations, to get over differences

that are meaningless in the light of the

atrocities that are committed in it´s name, and to become the founding members of a true international community.

Dr. Christof Lehmann

28.09.2011

…………………………………………..
Medics confirm the mass grave site of Abu Saleen Prison is fake

Libya transitional council believes mass grave found
By the CNN Wire Staff
25 September  2011 — Updated 2030 GMT (0430 HKT)
Tripoli, Libya (CNN) — Officials with Libya’s transitional government announced Sunday they have located a suspected

mass grave thought to hold the

remains of 1,270 people, victims of a 1996 massacre at Abu Salim prison.

The Tripoli site was located by revolutionaries on 20 August , said Kamal el Sherif, a member of a National Transitional Council

committee.
26/sept/11

Medics on the scene testified that the supposed mass grave of a massacre is fake, and the bone fragments are not human.

Another devastating blow to NATO

propaganda.

NATO has accused the Libyan Jamahariya Government of committing a massacre in Abu Saleen prison, but similar to

most accusations, no evidence has been

provided. Although some people were sentenced to death for treason from that prison, a massacre has never taken place,

a fabricated propaganda lie orchestrated

by Libyan enemies. Many CIA agents were executed by the Libyan Government after a failed coup which was headed by

Colonel Khalifa Haftar who was operating from USA.

I would like to thank “Anonymous says: September 26, 2011 12:27 AM” for revealing the report to us.
http://ozyism.blogspot.com/2011/09/medics-confirm-mass-grave-site-of-abu.html

In this interview with Press TV Dr. Webster Tarpley emphasizes that the Western military invasion in Libya has nothing to do with democracy and has merely launched cynical imperialist attacks to provide the West with Libya’s oil and rihes.

Auntie Adjeley is a retired musician, teacher and artisan who is dedicated to Peace, Justice and Social Harmony and is opposed to the hegemony of the so-called ‘New World Order’.

Ajoutée par le 26 sept. 2011

……………………………………………………….
As previous reports have shown, there are hundreds of mercenaries from various countries in Libya from Britain, France, Qatar, Egypt,

Jordan,

United Arab Emirates and the US. Most of these mercenaries believed as the various leaders of their countries that the crusade to conquer

Libya

would take a few days but it has now been more than six months and the Libyan military and armed Libyan citizens have become more and

more

effective at defeating the NATO rebels and mercenaries.

Ajoutée par le 25 sept. 2011

As previous reports have shown, there are hundreds of mercenaries from various countries in Libya from Britain, France, Qatar, Egypt,

Jordan,

United Arab Emirates and the US. Most of these mercenaries believed as the various leaders of their countries that the crusade to conquer

Libya

would take a few days but it has now been more than six months and the Libyan military and armed Libyan citizens have become more and

more

effective at defeating the NATO rebels and mercenaries.
*******
NATO, which has played a key role in decimating Gadhafi’s military during the Libyan civil war, has kept up its air campaign since the fall of Tripoli

last month. The alliance said Monday its warplanes struck eight military targets near Sirte a day earlier, including an ammunition and vehicle storage

facility and

rocket launcher.

Eman Mohammed, a 30-year-old doctor at the city’s central Ibn Sina Hospital, said the facility was short on most medicines and no oxygen in the

operating

rooms. She said most days, patients who reach the hospital find no one to treat them because fuel shortages and fear keep staff from coming to work.

She said

many recent injuries appear to be caused by revolutionary forces. “Most of the people killed or injured recently are from the shelling,” she said. [CNN]
******

Why do these doctors and medical personnel fear coming to hospital? It is because NATO and NATO rebels bomb the hospital.
****
“NATO has been bombing continuously. The children are scared. We had to leave. There was no option,” the Sirte resident said. [PRESS TV]

Libyan Child

The downfall of the USA:  brother Leader of the al-Fatah Revolution w/ Banki Moon:

# Sanctions: Cut the Globalists Off From Humanity

Posted: 2011/09/28
From: Source    http://mathaba.net/news/?x=628835

### Sirte Civilians: NATO Committing Genocide

Corporate media admits Libya operation is brutal genocide – keeps cheering for NATO & rebels.
by Tony CartalucciAs reported earlier, weeks ago, rebel forces led by US State Department [1] and UK Home Office [2] listed
terrorists
from the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) [3], a subsidiary of Al Qaeda, announced plans to starve out cities resisting their
unelected,
foreign backed bid for power. The London Telegraph reported in an article titled, “Libya crisis: Rebel leaders hoping to starve
of Sirte into submission,” that under the cover of heavy NATO bombing rebel leaders hoped “to starve Col Gaddafi’s home town
of Sirte into
submission, laying siege to his last remaining stronghold in an attempt to avoid mass bloodshed, according to the man
peaceful takeover.”
Fox News would relay an AP report on September 2, 2011, that rebel commanders declared, “we want to save our
fighters and not lose a single
one in battles with Qaddafi’s forces. In the end, we will get Sirte, even if we have to cut water and electricity and let
NATO pound it with airstrikes.”
AP cited Mohammed al-Rajali, a spokesman for the rebel leadership in the eastern city of Benghazi.

After weeks of attempting to encircle and starve into submission the cities of Bani Walid and Sirte, the “National

on the outskirts of Sirte and Bani

Walid had cut off supplies into the cities and amassed weaponry for heavy battle, has reported in another article

titled, “NTC claims humanitarian

disaster in Gadhafi stronghold,” that “that Gadhafi forces are robbing food stores, leaving civilian residents to starve.”

This was an attempt to explain

the predictable atrocities that were soon to follow and shift the blame away from NATO and its rebel proxies.

This week, NATO’s proxy rebel forces made yet another “final assault” on the coastal city of Sirte, accompanied by

days of intense NATO bombardment

(34 strike sorties on September 24 alone [4]). With the densely populated city’s defenses still keeping rebels

and presumably their NATO special

operations advisers on the city’s outskirts, it is a mystery as to how they claim to be identifying only military

targets, let alone accurately hitting them.

Such intense bombing could only be indiscriminately killing civilians, contra to the entire narrative NATO

used to initiate their intervention in the first

place.

Indeed, the Australian has reported, in an article titled, “Sirte civilians accuse NATO of genocide,” that civilians

fleeing NATO’s premeditated

humanitarian disaster are describing wanton genocide at the hands of NATO bombing and rebel atrocities on the

ground. Civilians claim their homes

have been destroyed and that female family members are being kidnapped as they attempt to escape checkpoints

controlled by rebel forces.

Not surprisingly, the myriad of George Soros and US State Department funded “human rights advocacy” groups,

including  Amnesty International

(page 10) [5], Human Rights Watch [6], as well as National Endowment for Democracy-funded Freedom House [7],

and International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) [9], are no where to be found to verify these claims, or so

much as bring them to light, and

the Australian itself attempts to cast doubts on the accusations by claiming they only observed rebel forces

handing out food and water at checkpoints –

as if the rebels would kidnap refugee women in front of the international press.

The Australian also reported a Sirte resident as saying, “NATO bombing is killing civilians. Where is the

United Nations? Where is the Muslim world to stop

this genocide of the people of Sirte?”After the Libyan rebels, under UN sanctioned NATO air cover, have

verifiably exterminated or exiled entire cities, as

was the case for Tawarga, reported on by the Telegraph in their article, “Gaddafi’s ghost town after the

loyalists retreat,” this is a very important question.

The answer unfortunately is that the United Nations not only knows what is going on, but doesn’t care

and is doing everything in its power to ensure it

continues on in earnest. The entire purpose of these “international institutions” is to lend legitimacy to

what would otherwise be a unilateral military

campaign of conquest. And despite dressing it up with UN resolutions and a torrent of disingenuous

corporate media propaganda, it is still just that – a

genocidal, brutal, campaign of military conquest, not to protect “civilians,” quite obviously,

but to extend Anglo-American hegemony across the

[1] US State Department, List of Foreign Terrorist Organizations, #26 Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG)
[2] UK Home Office Proscribed Terrorist Groups, page 5
[3] 2007 West Point Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) report
[4] NATO Source, Alliance News Blog, Update: NATO activities in Libya on September 24
[5] Amnesty International 2010 Annual Report, page 10 listed as “Open Society Georgia” a Soros subsidiary.
[6] Human Rights Watch website, “Partners” listed as “Open Society Institute & Soros Foundations Network”
[7] National Endowment for Democracy website, Multiregional & Miscellaneous, listed as “Freedom House”
[8] Reporters Without Borders, Income & Expenditures, 2008: listed as “Private foundations included the

the Sigrid Rausing Trust,

the Overbrook Foundation, the Center for a Free Cuba and the US National Endowment for Democracy.”
[9] FIDH Financial Statements, Foundations, Associations and other institutions (right column)
[10] Brookings Institute’s “Libya’s Test of the New International Order,” February 2011

Posted by Land Destroyer at 10:24 PM

# TNC In Chaos: 80% of Tripoli under Green Banner.

http://nsnbc.wordpress.com/2011/10/01/tnc-in-chaos-80-of-tipoli-under-green-banner/

Posted on 01 October 2011 by nsnbc

The Sieges on Sirte and Bani Walid are breaking up, so does the the Transitional National Counsel. Jalil is calling for establishing a new government while the majority of TNC members desert it. Abdelhakim Belhadj describes the situation as chaotic. Is he making a move for power.     by Dr. Christof Lehmann

In spite of it´s absolute air superiority, NATO is loosing the battle on the ground. Today the citizens of Bani Walid woke up to a surprise. Instead of the usual bombs, NATO planes dropped thousands of fliers telling the people to leave the city or to be considered military targets. Is NATO preparing for an onslaught with bobs in a desperate attempt to turn around the lost battle on the ground.

Tonight nsnbc received confirmed reports that the siege on Bani Walid and Sirte is broken. Though there are heavy clashes around both cities, the resistance inside the cities has now established contact with the military, Tribal and Volunteer Forces that came to their relief.

Tonight heavy fighting erupted in and around the Green Square in Tripoli. A NATO ammunition depot in Tripoli harbor was seized by Libyan Forces. There was heavy fighting at both Tripoli´s military airport as well as Mitiga Airport. Tribal militia from Zintan secured several banks in Tripoli and began refunding money that had been seized by the TNC.  The Zintan militia also stormed several prison facilities and liberated numerous PoW´s that had been captured during the last months of fighting. The result of tonights fighting;The Green Flag is flying over 80% of Tripoli.

The proverb of “the rats abandoning the sinking vessel“, the majority of TNC members have quit their membership and positions. Abdelhakim Belhadj explained this morning, that Jalil is making desperate attempts to call for unity and is offering to “establish a new government“. The general response to Jalil´s call is quarrels, were TNC members blame each other for working for either this or the other NATO country. Belhadj called Jalil´s call for unity “rediculous in the face of the fact that almost 90 % of it´s members had abandoned the TNC“.

Is Abdelhakim Belhadj realizing that the battle is lost, will he make a move in an attempt to grasp power as many have expected for a long time. In the face of the military situation in Tripoli there is not much time left to make a decision. Regardless if it will be a Belhadj, a Jalil, a Jibril, or any other of the foreign nations agents who will make a grasp for power, it will most likely be a short lived affair. By no means does the latest development mean that the war in Libya is over, but the balance of power has undoubtedly changed tonight in Tripoli. The residents of Tripoli and other liberated cities and areas will do everything in their power to keep the TNC mercenary armies and the foreign agents who are infighting for power at bay. A look at the latest reports from Human Rights Watch amply explain why that is so.

Has Russia given a message to NATO that they are closely monitoring the situation in Libya while discussing Syria at the U.N..Russia has so far refused to accept three modified draft resolutions on Syria at the United Nations. Russian relations to NATO have recently be stressed to the extreme. The situation in Syria being one stressor, the situation in Kosovo another, and the outrage over NATO´s toppling and assassination attempt on Muammar Ghadafi a third, among many other. Russia´s permanent representative to the UN, Vitaly Churkin said on Friday, that the Western countries haven´t shown readiness to reach an understanding with Moscow over some points of the draft resolution. Most likely NATO will have to interpret Russia´s signal on Friday containing an implicit message that NATO´s bombing of Libyan civilians must stop. Is that the reason why NATO chose to drop paper rather than bombs on Bani Walid and Sirte.

What is utterly unexplainable in the international developments on Libya is Iran´s unequivocal support of Belhadj, Jalil, Jibil and NATO´s aggression in Libya, while protesting the ongoing insurgency into Syria. In a video broadcast on YT Channel Morris 108, yesterday,Richard Bos asked some pressing questions to Press TV and commented on the Iranian approach to Libya. Bos correctly states, that if Iran hopes to appease NATO by turning a blind eye to Libya, it may have diplomatic advantages, and that all precedence provides ample evidence for the fact that appeasing NATO does not stop ongoing subversions.

Dr. Christof Lehmann

01.102011

Richard Boss Questions to Press TV and Iran

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# Libya witness: “rebels” killing civilians, food & water short

As the forces of Libya’s new rulers continue their siege of the two remaining Gaddafi strongholds, we spoke to an eye witness. A woman from Tripoli, who asked that we call her Selma, was in Beni Walid a day ago. Speaking in a low voice in fear for her life, she said former rebels care little about the well being of civilians.
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Failure in Libya

The War Party strikes out

by ,   28 September 2011

http://original.antiwar.com/justin/2011/09/27/failure-in-libya/

Libya represents the failure of the interventionist project envisioned by the Obama administration: as rebel gangs run wild, attacking rival tribesmen – and “traitors,” like their former commander-in-chief – the country threatens to become what the more ambitious interventionists love best: a Failed State, that is, a state that fails to maintain its monopoly on the use of force in a given geographical area. For the War Party, every such failure is an opportunity to fill the power vacuum.

Faster than you can say “I told you so,” we’ll have boots on the ground. No other course is possible, given what is unfolding in Libya at the moment. The country hasno real government – a condition the Powers That Be cannot allow any longer than a few weeks. It could be that the National Transitional Council (NTC) will proclaim itself the “official” government, having already achieved this recognition from theNATO powers and the UN. Yet the reality on the ground is and will continue to be quite different. As the smoke begins to clear, one thing is becoming apparent: foreign troops will be patrolling the streets of Tripoli quite soon – and indeed they are alreadythere, albeit out of uniform.

As Libya comes more and more to resemble Somalia writ large, the blowback coming our way from the “responsibility to protect” doctrine will continue to waft over Washington, and the capitals of Europe. The West cannot and will not allow such disorder to exist in such close proximity to Europe: Somalia borders the Indian Ocean, but Libya’s famous beaches line the Mediterranean. Without a real government to deal with, the West will be forced to negotiate with the many tribal entities and independent actors who are splintering the former Libyan state into ever-smaller pieces. With the Western region demanding more representation in the NTC, the Gadhafi loyalists still on the loose, and thousands of weapons – some of them quite sophisticated – disappearing into the Libyan night, it’s quite a muddle – which just about describes the state of our Middle East policy at this juncture.

Look at what this administration has “accomplished” on the Libyan front: a three-way civil war, at the very least, between various rebel factions and Gadhafi loyalists – and the prospect that heavy weapons, including from Gadhafi’s arsenals, have fallen into the hands of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG). The “former” leader of this terrorist outfit is the new commander of the rebels’ armed forces. Once tagged as the Libyan franchise of al-Qaeda, LIFG is supposed to have been disbanded, but it has merely taken on a new name: the Libyan Army.

How did this happen?

Under the “liberal” Obama, the US has launched a major effort to consolidate and extend its Middle Eastern colonization program into fresh territory, pushing forward the frontiers of empire both physically and ideologically – and this latter aspect of the new aggressiveness is what I find interesting.

The “responsibility to protect” doctrine, the banner unfolded as we went into the Libyan battle, represents the complete descent of the ruling elites of the West intomadness. If insanity requires a certain unselfconsciousness, an inability as well as an unwillingness to see one’s actions objectively, then surely this describes the Western mindset as we hail Libya’s chaotic “liberation.” To look at what is happening in that country and declare it a “success” – or, indeed, anything other than a catastrophe – is clear evidence of mental disability. The blinding madness of our ruling elites has them lurching from one disaster to the next, and proclaiming it a great success – without any awareness of how close the whole imperialist project is to collapse.

As Afghan insurgents strike at the very heart of the American occupation, Kabul, and Iraq comes apart at the seams, ever-cheerful US officials tweet their imaginary “victories.” The Taliban is in retreat, the Afghans are “stepping up,” and the Iraqis, too– we’ve been subjected to this torrent of lies for years, now, and I doubt anyone even listens anymore. It is like that voice coming out of the ever-present telescreens in George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, hailing “our glorious victory on the Malabar Front!”

This administration speaks in a different voice than its predecessor, but it’s a change in tone rather than content: the point is still to get us to sign on to the combined world-saving project and war of revenge that commenced the day after 9/11/01. But the tone has significantly altered: this is imperialism of the “smart” variety,” one that seeks to sell the old imperialism as a form of militarized social work – a particularly useful fiction as we begin to intervene more aggressively in Africa.

This talking point, mainly aimed at an American audience, is complemented by our new counterinsurgency doctrine, known as “COIN”[.pdf] : championed by CIA director and former Middle East top commander Gen. David Petraeus, this doctrine is an Americanized version of the old Maoist-Guevarist strategy which likened revolutionaries to fish who must “swim among the people.” By living with “the people,” and sharing their lot, the theory is that US troops could themselves deploy the tactics of a classical insurgency, in effect mimicking the enemy. Just as the Viet-Cong, or, say Hezbollah, created a parallel government in the shadow of occupation, so Afghan villagers would gratefully accept the “government in a box” US strategists had designed for them. The Petraeus Doctrine, in short, amounts to a policy of nation-building from the bottom up: “clear, hold, and build,” as the COIN-dinista slogan puts it.

So much of this New Think consists of slogans, instead of real arguments: a collection of talking points, however, is not a real military strategy.

It all sounds hunky-dory: gain the people’s confidence by successfully protecting them against the Bad Guys, giving them “infrastructure,” and building institutions that inspire confidence in the American presence. There’s just one problem, however: the Afghans’ conception of just exactly who are the Bad Guys is quite different from our own. The COIN-dinistas evade the central problem of counterinsurgency theory: how to reverse the natural hostility of a population to an army of occupation. This “live with the people” strategy was tried by the British before and during the American Revolution, in the course of which British soldiers, including Hessians, were boarded in the homes of the rebels – and we all know how that turned out.

There’s no escaping it: no matter how you dress it up, whether in the clean white robes of “humanitarianism” and the “responsibility to protect,” or the purple robes of “benevolent global hegemony”: today we are King George III. Our far-flung legions are fighting insurgencies throughout Central Asia and the Middle East, from Afghanistan to Somalia and several points in between. Our President is a veritable Emperor, in the foreign policy realm, with the military at his beck and call. We maintain a commanding global presence in the form of bases and military assets on and around every continent. America is a world empire, one that has lost itsrepublican veneer almost entirely, and no counterinsurgency theory can change the context within which US troops abroad operate.

The geniuses over at the State Department elevated the demonstrably unsuccessfulPetraeus Doctrine to the level of policy, and applied it to Libya – with entirely predictable results. But that’s the essence of madness, isn’t it: repeating the same nonsensical behavior while expecting different results each time.

# The Great Socialist North African Jamahiriya Revisited: Morrocan, Algerian and Libyan Tribes Meet to Unite

Posted: 2011/10/04
From: Mathaba     http://www.mathaba.net/news/?x=628878
Commentary by Dennis south on the inevitable extension of Jamahiriya across much of North Africa and the Sahel-Sahara region of Africa

One wonders whether or not the “intellectuals” involved in these debates will stop for a moment and realize what has unfolded before their very eyes: A tiny country of 6 million people–a population smaller than the population of the Chicago metropolitan area–has, in reality, defeated the most powerful military alliance in human history.

So, what further need is there to engage in intellectual debates about what kind of governmental system would be best for the Arab and Muslim nations? Was it the military prowess of the Libyan Defence Forces that caused this victory for the Libyan people? A military expert that I know personally, told me that the Libyan Army was not considered a good Army, by military standards.

Personally, despite the immense military expertise of the expert who told me that, I have a hard time believing that the Libyan Army is not a good army. But, when I think about it again; and when I remove my ego from the situation–an ego that makes it difficult for me to hear someone say that the Libyan Army is not a good army–I begin to realize something.

I begin to realize that it is not the Libyan Armed Forces that won this battle. It is the Libyan Jamahiriya system of government that won this battle!

And every Arab, Muslim, and African country should take note. I repeat: It is the system of government, the Jamahiriya, that has led Libya to this profound victory. It is the Jamahiriya system of direct democracy that brought victory to the Libyan people.

At Bani Walid, Sirte, Sabha, Tripoli, the people had been prepared, for 42 years, in the art of direct-democracy self-governance.  Unlike the United States, where the average person is not engaged in the political process, the people of Libya are deeply engaged in the political process, on the local level.

At Bani Walid, Sirte, Sabha, Tripoli, 42 years of experience in self-governance gave the people the practiced confidence to fend for themselves, until the Libyan Defence Force was able to finally reach them and help with their defence. There was no waiting for the army. The people, themselves, knew what to do.

Listen to me! I tell you that, beyond any doubt, the only thing protecting the United States is two oceans. If the U.S. was invaded, the people would panic. They would have ZERO idea what to do. There would be mass chaos. Every single individual would be working for his own survival, and maybe (yes, maybe) the survival of his family.

If anybody on earth, particularly the Arab and Muslim countries, had any doubt, formerly, about the efficacy of the Jamahiriya system, then there can be no doubt any longer. All doubt has now been removed, because the proof has been laid bare for the entire world to see: The Jamahiriya system of direct democracy has proven itself, during the worse crises that it has ever encountered, to be supremely efficacious!

And, as we all know, it is when a crises occurs that the character of an individual, or a nation, is really tested.  Have not the Libyan people and the Libyan Jamahiriya passed the test?  Have not the Libyan people and the Libyan Jamahiriya amply and supremely proven that they can withstand the greatest crises put before them?

And remember: The Jamahiriya system of government came out of the sands, and sons, of North AfricaThe Jamahiriya system of government came out of the mind of an African-Arab man: Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.

The Jamahiriya system did not come out of Europe. The Jamahiriya system did not come out of America. The Jamahiriya system did not come out of Russia, or China, or India or any place out. The Jamahiriya system came out of the sands and sons of North Africa.

It flowed from the thoughts of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Those thoughts were formalized and presented in his Green Book, out of which came the alternative to communism and capitalism, The Third Universal Theory, or The Third International Theory.

The Green Book also produced The International Green Charter Movement. This movement is spreading around the world.

The efficiacy of the Jamahiriya system can be seennot only in the fact that the Jamahiriya government has won this victory over a powerful coalition of nations, but by the fact that Hugo Chavez, the President of Venezuela, has instituted a form of the Jamahiriya system in Venezuela, and has openly stated his deep admiration for the Libyan Jamahiriya system of government. As is stated by Ian James, in his September 12th, 2011 Associated Press article entitled, “Venezuela’s Chavez sees cautionary tale in Libya,” also reproduced here at Mathaba, under the title, “Chavez offers unwavering support for Moammar Gadhafi,”

Chavez has long admired Gadhafi and the political ideals in his Green Book, the manifesto that promotes “direct democracy” rather than traditional representative government and argues that public participation through “popular congresses” is key.Chavez has similarly set up neighborhood “communal councils” that aim to boost involvement in local decision-making, and both former military men have cast themselves as leaders with unshakable links to their public.”

Note the phrase, “that aim to boost involvement in local decision-making.” After 42 years of practice, on the local level, of direct democracy, through the participation of the Libyan people in their local revolutionary committees and popular congresses, the efficacy of the Jamahiriya system has met its toughest test–and passed with double honors. It seems to me that all debate, in Muslim and Arab countries, regarding what type of system they should use, is now a profound waste of time–and time is precious, especially in the face of a determined enemy, the Northern countries, that have their eyes on conquering North Africa, and the entire African continent.

There is an expression: “A prophet is not honored in his own homeland.” Far away from North Africa, Hugo Chavez has instituted the Jamahiriya direct-democracy system in Venezuela. Will North African governments dishonor Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, and themselves? Or will they embrace their brother, and feel happy–not jealous–that this Jamahiriya system came out of the sands and sons of North Africa, for their benefit?

It is time, right now, for all of North Africa to follow the tribes that are, at this moment, moving towards the right direction–unity. Understand this: The sacrifices for the establishment of The Great Socialist North African Jamahiriya have already been made.

And those sacrifices were made by the 60,000 Libyan people who died as martyrs, watering the sands of North Africa with their blood. “The blood of the martyrs waters the garden of freedom.” Do not allow their blood to be shed in vain. It is time for all of North Africa to follow the tribes, and to make the commitment to create the unified, free and strong, Great Socialist North African Jamahiriya.

I have been serving, for 43 years, the cause of helping to create a new, balanced and peaceful world.

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In the Media

# Moussa Ibrahim says NATO bombs are killing Sirte civilians

In the interview Gaddafi spokesman Moussa Ibrahim gave to confirm his capture was lies, he tells of the dangers 180,000 civilians face in Sirte. He claims they are being bombarded with NATO bombs.
Libya 360 has provided a full translation of the interview Gaddafi spokesman Ibrahim Moussa gave as it was confirmed that allegations of his capture were propaganda lies. During the interview Ibrahim speaks of the perilous situation which 180,000 civilians face in Sirte, and describes how ordinary Libyans are fighting against the joint alliance of NTC troops and NATO.Ibrahim begins by speaking of his own purported capture by National Transitional Council troops which was disseminated by an NTC commander. He says

“I am not surprised that these rumours and lies have been wrongfully claimed by the heads of the Council of Shame and traitorship in Libya and the reporting and follow up of such statements by the media outlets, who in an organized way co-operate with NATO and the NATO rebels.”

Regarding the current situation in Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte, Ibrahim said

“180,000 still remain within the city, added to the fact that full tribes have come to Sirte because the gangs entered and invaded their villages.”

Reports have shown that 5,000 refugees from Tarwehga fled to Sirte.

Ibrahim says that civilians in Sirte

“are being bombarded right now from overhead, buildings falling etc. The tanks and regiments and grad missiles, hit without considering military targets hitting civilians.”

As many dismiss any statements made by members of the former Gaddafi government, there are independent reports that verify Ibrahim’s words. One of the civilians with the means to flee Sirte with his family told Sky News

“There are bombs, only bombs, we are scared but the fighting does not stop.”

It isn’t only NATO bombs that civilians must face but ongoing fighting between NTC rebel troops and pro-Gaddafi fighters. NTC fighter Ahmad Ibrahim, told Sky News

“We do not want to hit innocent people or hurt innocent people but you know this is a war.”

However Sky witnessed NTC fighters firing mortars and rockets well into the city. RT quote an eyewitness who was fleeing Sirte say

“The people who are trapped inside are in danger. There is random shelling everywhere.”

Moussa Ibrahim states that the real situation in Sirte is being ignored. He says civilian

“inhabitants in Sirte are being truly massacred and wiped out in their homes…thousands of people.”

NATO bombing is intensifying rather than relaxing though in a desperate attempt to aid NTC rebels take control of the town so that a total victory against Gaddafi can be claimed. The pressure is on so that the NATO operation can wind down and the NTC can concentrate on handing out oil contracts to its allies.

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# THE LIBYAN PEOPLE’S RESISTANCE

© Compiled and Edited by Alexandra Valiente for Libya 360°.

ESSENTIAL VIEWING – LION OF THE DESERT

Truth is the first casualty of war, yet however persistently NATO’s mighty Wurlitzer is played, or how many news outlets repeat the psyops refrain, evidence is mounting that utterly crushes the illusion that all is well with the globalists and their NTC puppets. Their plans are unraveling and it is clear that the NTC will never assume power, not even if NATO were to remain one hundred years!

Libya’s Resistance is proving disastrous for NATO and their fight is just beginning. The masterful strategies demonstrated daily by the Resistance are nothing short of stunning.

Every time NATO announces the fall of a strategic city or town, their troops are defeated and forced to retreat in shame.

NATO is defeated daily, in spite of embargoes which deny besieged cities and towns electricity, water and fuel.

Alhough they endure shortages of food, clean water and medicine, the people continue to resist and beat back the rebels and NATO’s mercenaries, even while under unrelenting aerial bombardment.

This courageous Resistance is unique in all aspects. The world has never witnessed this before. It is time that people pay careful attention.

NATO has brazenly boasted about Libya offering them a template for launching future wars of aggression.

Do they not know that the valiant Libyan Resistance has given the people of the world a template for overthrowing the globalists?

Libya 360°

OFFICIAL LIBYAN GOVERNMENT MESSAGES TO THE PEOPLE’S RESISTANCE TO NATO

DR. MOUSSA IBRAHIM

I have been told that this map was accurate on August 31, 2011. Rebel gains are shown in blue. Libyan gains are shown in green. (courtesy ofDon Debar – also see the Eyewitness Presentations)

This map was being circulated in mainstream media during the same time period. Rebel gains are marked in blue. The discrepancies between the two maps reveal the gap between reality and NATO psy-ops.

This map has NOT been confirmed as accurate…will update…

This current map from OZYISM is in accord with recent Russian reports. Some comment that what does it matter if most of the land is desert? This land is where the oil fields are as well as the massive underground aquifer, the source of the Great Man Made River. Therefore, the strategic importance of the Libyan people having control of this vast area cannot be understated.

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# The Jamahiriya RESISTANCE

(Faced with the deteriorating global situation and a wave of popular uprisings breaking away from Western hegemony, NATO powers counter-attacked in the most resolute manner. According to James Petras, the destruction of an independent and secular regime like Libya was meant to send the following unequivocal message: any independent …regime can be overthrown; colonial puppet regimes can be forced upon even a defiant people by ruthless use of  WMD; colonialism is still thriving; and imperial rule is here again… The UN is a cheap and corrupt organization, NATO continues breaching every International Law, but the United Nations is more silent than the rest of the coward International community. Only some nations have the courage and dignity to stand up to NATO terrorism, that is Latin America. And, although the vast majority of International community has refused to recognize NATO militias, at the same time, they have refused to condemn NATO terrorism —Thomas Mantell )

My note:

Last month,  on 22 August 2011, NATO  shipped-in at least 5800 Foreign SF  and mercenaries and France sent in their Foreign Legion into TRIPOLI to take the Capital City . Germany sent in a “peace-keeping”  brigade of 1100. Who knows how many QATARI and ARAB EMERATE fighters!—So there are virtually thousands….America and Canada will not reveal  their numbers.

At the time of the Tripoli invading NATO massacre and slaughter, two immense earthquake-like explosions mysteriosly rocked the eastern coast of the USA (the epicenter being WASHINGTON, D.C; the other in Toledo, Colorado, at the USA’s Cheyenne Mountain complex). Apparently, the USA has monstrous underground nuclear city-complexes at these two sites. They are reported to have exploded; but the populace of the USA are unaware of this. It is estimated that upwards of 60,000 people, families and personal were at these underground complexes when they exploded.

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( a background note  from JIM CAMPBELL,  23 &24 SEPT. 2011, published in
http://dancingczars.wordpress.com/2011/09/24/underground-tunnel-explosions-secret-bunkers-false-flags-spooks-denver-airport-nwo-and-the-u-s-government/   ):

(1) Tunnels to at least 13 underground bases being sealed off

By Jim Campbell

At least 13 very powerful underground explosions rocked the United States Midwest in the last 48 hours.  They registered as small shallow earthquakes with the USGS.  Many of the underground high explosive detonations registered as 2.6 magnitude earthquakes.  USGS  evidence of small quake like activity of VA discussed below as “quake” that caused problems in DC.

The U.S. military is said to be sealing off the tunnels so that the Globalists and the U.S. ghost government (Federal Reserve Bankers, FEMA, DHS, CIA) can’t run and hide from what is predicted to occur within 48 hours of 27 September 2011. …

An email was sent to the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations on September 21, 2011 to alert them to planned false flag nuclear detonations on U.S. soil in the American Midwest. The U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations were the ones who raided Citadel Gun and Safe Store in Las Vegas on August 21, 2011 to recover stolen nuclear warhead detonators.  They were the ones who on August 23, 2011 improvised nuclear bombs (W54 style warheads) and transfered them via those tunnels to Washington DC and New York City when they were detonated during a firefight between U.S. military personnel and CIA/DHS/FEMA operatives.

It would appear that the U.S. military had a deadline to meet and has already damaged, destroyed or sealed at least 13 underground tunnels or bases. Perhaps their incentive was the fact that Obama, his shadow government  and the Globalists made plans to save their own hides and leave the rest of use to fend for ourselves.  Perhaps they investigated and confirmed that another false flag nuclear detonation was imminent and acted accordingly to prevent it. AND

(2) Today we learn from the European Union Times  that in a  disturbing report prepared by General Alexey Maslov, the Senior Military Representative of the Permanent Mission of Russia to NATO, states that he has been notified by the Americans of their plan to hold a DEFCON 1 “Cocked Pistol” maximum readiness alert drill on 27 September 2011 which will be overseen by President Obama at one the United States most secure bunkers located beneath the Denver International Airport.  In fact President Obama has been ordered to the Denver bunker by the US Military.

Under the SALT I Strategic Nuclear Arms Control Agreement signed between Russia and the US, both parties are required to notify the other in all cases of such maximum readiness drills occurring, but are not required to state their reasons for doing so.

General Maslov states in his report, though, his concern over this drill is “heightened” due to last months nuclear attack on the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) branch of the intercontinental military tunnel complex between Washington D.C. and Denver, and which we reported on in our 24 August report Russia Reports Nuclear Explosions Hit Vast US Military Tunnel Network.

Important to note is that shortly after the devastating attacks on American on 11 September 2001, the Bush regime moved to completely militarize the CIA by placing as its Director former US Air Force General Michael Hayden who served in that capacity until February, 2009 when Obama then put in place the former US Army intelligence officer Leon Panetta to run this most powerful of spy agencies. After Panetta, Obama put Americas top general David Petraeus in charge of the CIA barely a week after the aforementioned nuclear attack upon it.

80 different countries have now formed an alliance against the Old World Order.

Two huge underground cities were destroyed on August 23rd — which may be seen by historians as the critical moment in which the war was won.

NUCLEAR STRIKES AGAINST UNDERGROUND BASES

Recently, these sources informed him that the earthquakes that occurred in Colorado and the Washington DC area, surrounding August 22nd and 23rd, were, in fact, apparently nuclear strikes against underground military facilities.

[These underground bases] have been built by the US government, ostensibly since the early 1960s, at the cost of trillions of dollars of undocumented taxpayer money that is going into these “black projects.”

There a vast number of sources on this topic please Google it.

THEY NEVER IMAGINED IT COULD HAPPEN

These guys never imagined that these underground facilities could have been attacked. Ever.

So what has happened here is a seismic shift in this insider war – that is arguably as significant as the nuking of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in World War II

CODE RED – ON A NEED-TO-KNOW BASIS

There is undeniable significance in this happening. I was astonished at the depth of detail that is available if one chooses to take the time to dig.

The situation is now considered Code Red. However, it is also being withheld from most of the people in these [classified] programs. It’s on a need-to-know basis.

MINING FOR INFORMATION

So the only thing we know is that the powers that were, as I like to call them, have been putting out stories on the Internet about this event.

What they’re actually doing is they are trying to mine for information. They want to find out who knows what.

Benjamin Fulford has been putting out as to who is responsible for this… and why [it was done].

UP TO SIXTY THOUSAND DEATHS – AND NO INSIDER IS SAFE

It has been suggested that it is possible that as many as 30,000 people were in each of these two underground cities at the time that [the explosions] went off. So we’re talking about the potential of 60,000 deaths.

BRETTON WOODS SET THE STAGE

There has been a very esoteric battle over control of the dollar printing machine for the global financial system.

What happened was that at the end of World War II, at the Bretton Woods accords of 1944, Britain, France and the US were given the right to control the world’s currency.

They were supposed to have a Marshall Plan to develop Africa and Asia as well as Europe.

They reneged on their promise, and instead started to fake a “cold war” with the Soviet Union – which was designed to support the military industries.

77 NON-ALIGNED NATIONS SET UP GLOBAL COLLATERAL ACCOUNTS

Then, the group of non-aligned nations – 77 nations – pooled their assets… all their wealth, their gold and other valuables… and set up some global collateral accounts.

After 1994, there was no accord at the very top level of the world’s financial system about who would be in it.

THEY WANTED GLOBAL FASCISM – AND 90% FEWER PEOPLE

The Nazis and their fascist sympathizers in the US, and England, and Italy, [along] with a group that can be found within the military, in Congress, were going to set up a global fascist government.

AND, finally

(3)

# The truth and final solution to the meeting of the worlds elite in the underground bunker beneath the Denver Airport

http://dancingczars.wordpress.com/2011/09/24/the-truth-and-final-solution-to-the-meeting-of-the-worlds-elite-in-the-underground-bunker-beneath-the-denver-airport/

The past two days I’ve been looking into articles suggesting that a cabal from the NWO including President of the United States will be meeting in a bunker under the Denver Airport in a simulated war game designated cocked pistol on September 27, 2011.

Investigations have uncovered that these bunkers exist over most of the United States and doubtlessly in other countries though no data to that effect has been uncovered.

Now in a startling release from WikeLeaks  [DO NOT TRUST THIS SOURCE], it has been determined that Special Operators have been tasked with handling this situation. Apparently, The Joint Chiefs of Staff was not satisfied with thestories emanating from the White House saying that many members of DEVGRU or as they called it SEAL TEAM SIX were all shot down in the same Chinook. According to my conversations with Eric Haney the original commander of Delta Force and author of the best selling bookInside Delta Force.”

Delta Force does not exist!He advised that it was inconceivable that this many special operators would be in a Chinook.  They fly in teams of 7-10 from Black Hawks.  Now it appears though not confirmed that Delta Force will lead other special operators to bring closure to this event. In doing so they will be following their sworn oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic while protecting America.

There can be but one solution and that will be for the special operators to attack the bunker sealing within the elitists of the NWO, the worlds power brokers, members of the CRF, the Illuminati, Bilderberg, the Federal Reserve and yes the President of the United States. Once sealed with in special biological warfare experts will be delivering a number of neurological agents, into the recently isolated water supply of the bunker; while others will be tasked with putting plutonium into the ventilation system. A slow painful death will be well deserved for the most evil men and women on the planet.

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AGAIN MY NOTE:

It is also reported by MATHABA and others that NATO plans to nuke both BANI WALID and SIRTE with nuclear war-headed drones…because all other means by NATO has failed! They plan then to blame the destruction on Gadhafi, saying he never destroyed his nuclear arsinal…which is another total lie, as al-Gadhafi never had nuclear weapons to begin with. The 2003 accord was articulated only to get a trade agreement with the Western nations. It was a rousse, a ploy—as Gadhafi was always against WMD. Always!

With Hope and Prayer, The NWO has picked-on the wrong sovereign nation!  The JAMAHIRIYA will not go down without an all-out resistance/fight to save their glorious and unique social-system.

The infra-structure may be destroyed; but brother-leader Muammar al-Gadhafi, The Great MUJJADID/Inman whose very name means “builder”, is determined to kick NATO out and free the JAMAHIRIYA: …the sole Democratic sovereign nation upon this planet where the Masses truly rule under God’s Law [presented to the entire world as The GREEN BOOK Green Charter Universal Movement], and not under a dictatorship of man-made origins.

« Moussa Ibrahim: “Gaddafi is leading all aspects of this struggle. He is talking to the people, he is lecturing, he is discussing, he is looking after all matters of the resistance. »

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A former military expert from us has said  that Khamis and the 32 Brigade (possibly situated in BANI WALID) will be able to continue fighting for more than a year

without any help from anywhere —and that Khamis really deserves the rank of General, which he conquered at the battlefield.

# Worldwide Movement of Committees

Posted: 2011/09/22

# International People’s Conference Organization

Posted: 2011/09/23
From: Mathaba      http://www.mathaba.net/news/?x=628756
 “No democracy without people’s conferences and committees everywhere” The IPCO was founded in June 2011 as the advocacy organization for the Brother Leader Muammar Qaddafi’s thought on democracy and in particular to act as the facilitator for people’s conferences and people’s committees.It is directed by an international secretariat which consists of a number of people who are familiar with and versed in the Third Universal Theory as it applies to Jamahiri direct democracy.People around the world who wish to attain the first human right and responsibility granted by Article 1 of the Green Charter which is to participate in people’s conferences as the only democratic form of governing, are invited to join.In this way the IPCO can facilitate the formation ofpeople’s conferences and provide information as to their function, method and form. Those who wish to see direct participatory democracy in their area can sign up at https://www.peoplesconference.org/reg# http://www.peoplesconference.org

# Leader of the Revolution Fighting Well

Posted: 2011/09/20
 The Libyan Jamahiriya legal democratic popular direct democracy government still controls most of Libya and is the future governing system for the world The Brother Leader of the Revolution, Muammar Qaddafi, is continuing to lead the resistance against the US-European imperialist aggression and attempt to seize Libyan African wealth through its NATO military alliance and mercenaries.As promised in March 2011 when NATO launched its barbaric attacks, Qaddafi would not leave Libya, would not be defeated and the war would last as long as it takes to rid Africa of the kleptomaniac foreign forces.The Leader continues to move around Libya undetected by the enemies of freedom and his popularity continues to grow world wide with each passing day as the oppressed masses world wide marvel at the heroic resistance of the armed Libyan people.More than 6 months since the start of the barbaric non-stop bombing the majority of Libya — at least 75% — remains under the Libyan people’s control no matter the pretence of the terrorists and mercenaries presented in global elite media.Due to their refusal to surrender their participatory democracy which places them into people’s power direct government by the people (Jamahiriya), NATO has now resorted to the use of chemical weapons dropped on Bani Walid and suspected in Sirte.Over 50,000 Libyans have been murdered since the invasion and all involved in NATO and their mercenaries face war crimes and crimes against humanity charges with several free countries demanding inquiries and trials be held. # http://www.mathaba.net/news/libya

# Libyan African Victory Over NATO

Posted: 2011/09/22

### Christella Bernardene, You signed onSeptember 21, 2011.

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• al-GADHAFI: ONE MAN UNDR GOD
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We give our full support of the Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi as the sole and legitimate representative of the Libyan people. we are completely against any military intervention which will leads to nothing but destroy my beloved country Libya. Any internal problem is a Libyan business which can be resolved by Libyan or diplomatic dialogue.

Please share this petition with your friends and family and all those who believe in this cause . Petitions will succeed only by word of mouth and sharing it with others, and every signature makes a difference!…Note: Please fill the information on the right side of this page —————>>>>to sign…..hitting like button would not count as a signature…..Thanks !

# Libya 2011: Time for reflection

Posted: 2011/09/20
 In the Libya Question, we have a clear choice: it is a choice of good over evil. The world community has a chance to redress the wrongs of the first decade of the Third Millennium, putting the lid on an imperialistic approach to international affairs and opening a new chapter, following a collective policy based upon dialogue and not stealing resources, implementing one law with an equal set of weights and measures for all. September 19, 2011 is one of those deciding moments in history, tests which our collective socio-developmental vectors place in our path, trials we face and ordeals we have to overcome. Judgement as to how we performed comes much later and is written in the history book. In the Libya Question, we have a clear choice: it is a choice of good over evil. It is also a chance to implement justice with the same set of weights and measures for all, it is a chance to close the chapter of imperialistic and colonialist adventures, it is a test as to whether the world community is mature enough to implement a multilateral approach to crisis management and resolution of disputes. Whether or not we pass this test and come through the ordeal with pride depends on our actions regarding the now 6-months non-stop destruction of Libya, the only Jamahiriya on earth where people posses power, wealth and arms. History will tell us whether the world stood idly by watching NATO collectively, and Britain and France in particular, launching a murderous assault upon a sovereign nation, while stealing its resources and destroying its achievements with an arrogant hatred yet again based upon lies and false flag events (the terrorists themselves committed the “massacres” and the Libyan Armed Forces did not bomb civilians as proven by Russian military satellites – the one bombing civilians and committing massacre after massacre is NATO). The future will tell us whether the western hemisphere’s two Queens of Imperialism – Britain and France – whose collective histories are synonymous with countless massacres across the globe as they “civilised savages” with the Bible via the Bullet, were allowed to pursue a murderous policy based upon self interest and sheer greed. The Libya Question is not about freedom and democracy – why did Britain’s David Cameron and France’s Nicolas Sarkozy refuse the Jamahiriya’s offer of further free elections? The Libya Question is not about protecting civilians – how do you “protect civilians” by bombing them, destroying their water supply “to break their spirit”, strafing their civilian infrastructures with military hardware to guarantee rebuilding contracts in a post-conflict scenario and blockading their cities and shutting off their water, food and medical supplies? How do you protect civilians by arming terrorists – in Britain’s case, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as well as the U.S. administration even lists one of the groups it is helping (the LIFG Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, al-Harakat al-Islamiya al-Libiya) as well as the military commander of the NATO rebels in Tripoli as a terrorist organization and a banned individual, in direct conflict with the UK and US’s own anti-terrorism laws. How do you help Africans by assaulting the most wealthy state on the entire continent, which brought the African Union into being as well as independent from the IMF and World Bank by donating $32 billion to a$42 billion fund for African sovereign wealth which has now been stolen by the USA, as well as by aiding and abetting racists, with the racist TNC puppet regime killing black people indiscriminately? Let us not forget that the African holocaust was slavery – and guess who was behind that? The same powers that also formerly occupied Libya, are occupying it yet again: Britain, France, Turkey, Italy. Tuesday September 20 will show us whether we wake up from this nightmare, in which former imperialist powers launched a murderous terrorist attack based upon lies to stop Muammar al-Qathafi and the Libyan Jamahiriya’s developmental and humanitarian projects (for which Qaddafi was set to receive a UN prize in February which the aggressors who control the so-called Security Council then reversed snubbing the majority of the world community who granted it) in the African continent, projects which have already benefited millions, launching telemedicine programmes, telecommunications, opening e-learning centers and future schemes such as the African Monetary Fund and Investment Bank which would free Africans from crippling interest rate repayments to foreign banks. True, these projects go against the selfish interests of Britain and France, for whom it is cheaper to launch this war than to help Africa develop. Sarkozy had already declared that “Qaddafi’s economic plans are a direct threat to the international financial system” by which he meant of course the bankers in the west, who control the world’s fake money supply. If on Monday September 19 political representatives allow NATO’s murderous terrorist attack to continue, then we can only conclude that they do not represent the hearts and minds of the world community and that it is time to put a stop to this violation of right and reason by a clique of corporate elitists who represent themselves and the few thousand policy makers, not us. In fact Muammar Qaddafi himself warned us of this saying that no one can represent the masses, and that the answers to how to achieve power, true democracy, are in the pages of The Green Book. He also addressed the UN General Assembly in 2009 and correctly exposed the so-called Security Council as a terrorist council, and called for urgently needed UN reform so as to avert future calamity. He also correctly surmised that what happened to Saddam Hussein, John F. Kennedy and many other leaders, will happen to more and more independent leaders unless past cases of murder, assassination and imperialist regime change are addressed. These handful of fascists who make up the governments of the world most of which serve other interests than their people, nevertheless reside among nearly seven billion members of the world community, for whom many options remain open to build a world which is not only just but which follows justice and implements it equally. It is all a question of education and following, assisting and supporting truth news and initiatives for world peace, untilcriminals are brought to justice and people themselves possess power directly. The world community has the obligation to terminate NATO’s adventure, to expose the United Nations Organization as unable and unwilling to implement a process of dialogue in which the Libyan people – the Libyan Jamahiriya – are freed from the aggression of colonialist powers and compensated for the destruction and loss of life after a full and impartial inquiry. NATO’s terrorist forces number at most between twenty to thirty thousand, including many mercenaries and foreigners and represent the political will of a small fraction of the Libyan people (which is why Cameron and Sarkozy and Obama refused to allow a humiliating democratic referendum, in which the Jamahiriya would certainly win a landslide victory). We have seen that under the UN so-called international law does not exist. Fighting will thus rage on in Libya, many more thousands of people will be killed, tribal fractures will become irreparable and the conflict will escalate into a regional one, as the Libyan people seek to defend themselves from imperialist and neo-colonialist aggression. France will lose any influence it retains in the area, Britain will see the tap granting it lucrative contracts in the African continent firmly closed off. If an intruder enters your home, rapes your wife and kills your kids, you fight back. The only way to avoid a cowardly terrorist attack by NATO is to arm yourself to the teeth as and put yourself in a position whereby retaliation would be numbered in the hundreds of thousands, not a few dozen victims. Is this the world we want? One in which terrorist organizations such as NATO have free reign? — Take action now. Visit the above links in this article to see the many actions you can take that will make a difference and which you can share with others encouraging them to do so too. # http://www.mathaba.net/news/libya

# Libyan Jamahiriya stands its ground against NATO rebels

Posted: 2011/09/18
From: Mathaba     http://www.mathaba.net/news/?x=628693

18/sept/11  source: Ozyism:

Ras Lanuf has been liberated since 15/sept/11 according to new reports. At the 15th, NATO militias received a devastating defeat and were forced to flee the outskirts of Sirte and wait for NATO to once again continues intensify terror operations killing more than 300 civilians in the town.

Other reports suggests that the Libyan Army has entered Misratah, a town which has detached itself from NTC. (NATOs Terrorist Committee, or (falsely) “The National Transitional Council“)

## 20/sept/11

The media has consistantly propagated that the Libyan government only holds couple of towns, this is rubbish, the Libyan government control the vast majority of Libya, NATO is mostly in control of the shores because that’s where the Mercenaries come from.

This map shows a clear picture depicts the control of Libya, and also shows where the fighting continues to rage as Libyans rise and take back control of their own towns, in Western and EasterTripoli, inside Tripoli..

Click image to enlarge..

http://ozyism.blogspot.com/2011/09/80-90-of-libya-under-government-control.html

### Muammar Gaddafi Speech To United Nations [ 23. September 2009 – UN General Assembly ]

Note: United Nations removed the English transcript of his speech from its website and western media removed the transcript from all types of media resources. MetaExistence Organization made an effort to restore the original transcript from his video speech. Gaddafi showed an actual evil face of UN and security council to the world.

Truth always be truth . . . . You never hide it

Thanks to Meta Existence Organisation ->
Here is complete transcript of what he said:
Distinguished members of the General Assembly of the United Nations, in the name of the African Union, I would like to welcome you. This gathering will be an historic one in the world and the history of the world.
And in the name of the General Assembly that is presided by Libya now, in the name of the African Union, and in the name of 1,000 traditional African kingdoms in your own name, I would like to seize this opportunity to present congratulations to our son, Obama, because this is the first time that he is attending the General Assembly in this capacity as the president of the United States, and we greet him because it is the hosting country of this gathering.
This meeting comes at the corner at the of so many challenges that face us, and that the whole world should come together and unite and should put all efforts together. Serious efforts should be put together by the world so that the world will defeat these challenges which constitute the main common enemy to all of us  challenges of climate, challenges of international crises, or the economic capitalist deterioration, and the food crisis .
Perhaps this swine virus may be one of those viruses that was created in the laboratory and it got out of control because it was meant in the beginning to be used as a military weapon, as well as the military, the nuclear proliferations, as well as the hypocrisy, the deteriorations, and the control of .

Dear brothers, as you know, the United Nations was established and founded by countries where against the Germans at the time. The United Nations that we have today is different today. But the United Nations it is the countries or the nations that would come together against Germany during the Second World War.
These countries constituted and give members seats its own members. And granted we were not present at the time. And the United Nations wastailored according to these countries and wanted from us to wear the clothes or the suit that was tailored against Germany. That is the real substance and context of the United Nations as it was founded 40 years  or 60 years ago.
This happened during the absence of over 165 countries where the ratio was one of eight. And one was present and eight were absent.
Those  they created or they made the charter, and you know  I have the charter, a copy of it. And one should read the charter of the United Nations. The preamble of the United Nations is different from the provisions and the articles. How this came to existence, those who attended in San Francisco in 1945, they all participated in the preamble, but they left articles and the provisions and the procedures the . They left it to the job of the experts and the countries who are interested, which are the countries who created the Security Council, which countries came together united against Germany.
The preamble is very tempting, and no one is objecting to the preamble, but everything that came after that is completely in contradiction with the preamble. This is what we have now this is what we are injecting, and we should never continue.
This came to an end during the Second World War.
The preamble says that the nations are equal whether they are small or big.
Are we equal in the permanent seats. No. We are not equals.

And the preamble says that all nations are equal whether they are small nations or whether they are big nations as far as rights.
Do we have rights of a veto. Are we equals?
The preamble says that we are equals in our rights whether we are big or small. This is what is stated, and this is what we have agreed in the preamble.So, the veto is against the charter. The permanent seats are against the charter. We do not accept it and we do not acknowledge it, neither do we recognize it.  (Gaddafi ripped up a UN charter at this point)

The charter states that we in the preamble, I mean that we should not resort to military force unless it is a common interest.

This is the preamble which we were happy and we signed, and we joined the United Nations because we wanted the charter to be like that.
It says that the armed forces only use it when it is a common interest to all nations.
But after that, what happened? Sixty five wars broke out after the establishment of the United Nations and after the establishment of the Security Council, and after this establishment. Sixty five, and the victims are millions more than victims of the Second World War.
Are these wars and the aggressions and the force that was used, and the power  in the 65 warsin the common interest of all of us? No.

It was the interest of one country or three countries or four countries or one country. But it was not in the interest of all the nations.

And we shall come and discuss about the wars, whether these wars broke outwas in the interest of one country or were in the whole nations. This is in full contradictions and full intervention of the United Nation charters, and we signed that. And unless we do things in the charter of the United Nations,according to which we agreed, otherwise we don’t speak diplomatically, we are not afraid. We don’t , and we were not being nice to anybody.
Now we are talking about the future of . There is no hypocrisy, no diplomacy, because it is a decisive and important matter. (inaudible) of understanding and hypocrisy created to 65 wars after the establishment of the United Nations.
The preamble states also that if there is a use of force, then there must be  then it must be the United Nations force, or the United Nations military interventions, according to the joint ventures of the United Nations, not country, or one, two country, or three country, using the force or the military power. The United Nations, all of it, will decide to go to war to maintain peace and world security.
And if there’s any aggression by one country against another after the 45 after the establishment of this United Nations, if there is any aggression against any country, the United Nations, all together, should deter and stop this aggression, and should check this aggression. I mean, if a country, any country, Libya, for instance, makes an attack or an aggression against France,then the whole United Nations should check the Libyan aggression against France, because France is a member state, an independent state in the United General Assembly, that is a sovereign country, a member state of the United Nations. And all of us, we have to protect the sovereignty of all nations collectively.
But 65 wars, aggressive wars, took place without any actions from the United Nations to stop and check these wars. And eight fierce, big wars andvictims of these wars among 2 million  made or initiated by the countries who have member states and veto. Those countries who are believed thatthey would maintain the sovereignty and independence of the people,these countries actually use aggressive force against people.
We wanted to believe that these countries will make peace and security in the world and protect the people. These countries actually resorted to aggressive wars and  wars. And as a matter of fact, they enjoyed the veto that was given to them by themselves and enjoyed the member states of the Security Council. But in the meantime, they actually initiated the war which amounted to millions of victims.

So, in this charter, there is nothing that the United Nations will interfere which will be the pure business of the internal affairs I mean, the government. It is the internal affairs of a certain government.
No country has the right to interfere in this affair, the sort of government whether it is a socialist, capitalist system, or whether it is a reactionary progressive. This is the responsibility of the society. It is an internal matter of the people concerned of a certain country.
Rome  one day the senators of Rome they gave him the amendment  to be a dictator, because at the time it was good for Rome. No one can say to Rome at the time that you give Caesar this veto. The veto is not mentioned in the charter.
We joined the United Nations because we thought we are equals. And then there is one country that can object to all of the decisions that we make, and it has a member seat. And who has given this country this member seat?These four countries, they have given themselves member states. Theonly country that we have voted in this General Assembly is China. China, we have voted to give China a member state in the Security Council.
This was done democratically, but the other member seats was not Democratic, was imposed upon us. This should not be accepted by us, and it was a dictatorial procedure that was done against our will.
United … reform is not increasing of the member states. It is just making things worse. I don’t know how this will be translated, but if we add more water, it will be more muddy.
This is a typical expression  to add insult to injury.
I mean, to make things worse, and to make things even worse by how? Because many big countries will be added further to the former big countries that we already have, and like this it will be (inaudible). So we’ll have more superpowers.
Then from here we reject having any more seats done in this way. The solution is not in having more seats. And the most dangerous one, if we have more superpowers already, the superpowers that we already have this will crash down the peoples of all small peoples of third-world countries which now are coming together in what may be called the G100.
There are 100 small countries coming together in a forum that is called a forum of small states. These countries will be crushed by superpowers, because further superpowers, further big countries will be added to already (inaudible). This door should be closed, and we reject that strongly and categorically.
Then you open the door to have more seats in the Security Council. Thiswill add more poverty, more injustice, more tension at the world level, andmore competition and the level of the Security Council. And then we shall have there will be high competition between certain countries  between Italy, Germany, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, the Philippines, Japan, Brazil, Nigeria, Argentina, Brazil, Nigeria, Libya, Egypt, Congo, South Africa, Tanzania, Turkey, Iran, Greece, Ukraine .
All of these countries will ask to have a seat at the Security Council. And like this, we shall have a raise  of competitions, then it will be impractical.
So, what is the solution? The solution is that for the solution presided for the General Assembly by (inaudible), which will be a binding resolution taken by the General Assembly, which will not (inaudible) any other quarter.
The solution is that we shall close the admission of the member states and we don’t have anymore member states. This is an item that is provided for the General Assembly, presided by Dr. Thratcher  right now.

And in place of that will be the achievement of the democracy based on equality between member states. There should be equality between member states and instrumentation of the powers and demanded of the Security Council, the General Assembly. And the membership will be for the associations, not for countries, because if we open the door for more members and more memberships for the countries because this will give the right to any country to have a member seat in the country. And the preamble allowed that.
No country can say, for instance, you don’t have a seat in the Security Council if a seat is given to Germany. Italy will  Germany, maybe for the argument of Italy, will say it was not Germany was an aggressive country, was (inaudible), and was defeated in the Second World War. And if we give India a seat, then Pakistan will say we are a nuclear country and we are at war,and then Pakistan  that would be a danger thing.
If we give it to Japan, then we should give Indonesia, being the biggest Muslim country in the world. And then Turkey or Kenya will have the same rights. What can we say to them? Argentina, Brazil, Libya. Libya, that has discarded the WMD program, because it will deserve a member state because then it then has done service to security by discarded this program. And South Africa will do the same and Tanzania will do the same.
All these countries are important, and (inaudible).
This door should be this is falsehood, and this is a trick, and if we went to reform the United Nations, and then we bring more superpowers, more countries, and then we add more to the already big superpowers which did quite a lot of suffering to us. And then the solution is to achieve democracy at the level of the general congress of the world, which is the General Assembly, which is transformation of the Security Council power to the General Assembly.
And the Security Council will be just an instrument to implement the decisions taken by the General Assembly. It will be the parliament of the world and the legislative assembly of the world, and this is democracy, andthe Security Council should be responsible before the General Assembly, and we should not accept it.
These are the legislators which are the members of the General Assembly and the resolution should be binding. It is said that the General Assembly should do this and this at the recommendation of the Security CouncilThe Security Council should do this and that according to the rules and the orders of the United Nations.
These are the United Nations, are including all the members of the world, not the Security Council, which include only 10 member statesHow can we be happy about the world peace and security if the four countries or 10 countries  controlled the whole world?

We are 190 nations and countries, and we are like the (inaudible). I mean, we just speak and nobody is implementing our decisions. We are just like decor.
You are made like decor. You are like a Hyde Park. You were I mean, without any real substance. It’s just according to speaker like the speakers of the Hyde Park corner. No more, no less. You just make a speech and then disappear. This is who you are right now.
The Security Council is an executive body for the resolution taken by the General Assembly only. And in this case, there will be no competition for the Security Council member states, because once the Security Council becomes a tool to implement the resolution taken by the General Assembly, there will be no need for any competition.
The Security Council should just be a representative for all nations, but not by a state this is what is submitted now to the General Assembly but apermanent seat for all space, for all union, I mean. Twenty-seven countries for European Union. They should have a permanent seat at the Security Council.
The African Union should have a member seat in the Security Council, 53 countries. And Latin Americans should have a permanent seat and the (inaudible) should have a permanent seat. And the (inaudible), plus two or countries, should have a permanent seat. The Russian federation should have a permanent seat.
The United States of America, which is 50 states, it has already a permanent member seat at the Security Council. (inaudible), once it is established or is about to be established should have a member state. (inaudible) should have a member seat, 22 countries.
The Islamic Conference, 45 countries, should have also a member seat.Then (inaudible) should have a permanent member seat in the Security Council.
Then we have the G 100. Then we think about that perhaps all small countries, the forum (ph) of small countries, perhaps they would have a permanent member seat also. If there are countries outside of the (inaudible) that I mentioned, maybe we can assign a permanent seat will be given to them by rotation every six months. Japan, Australia, may be outside any union, or Australia, or in other countries.
Perhaps they would not join the (inaudible) or the Russian Federation, or not a member in the European Union or the Latin American Union, or in the African Union. Perhaps any country will be given this is the solution, that now this is meant for a vote for the Security Council for the General Assembly to take a vote.
This is a vital, important issue. And I mentioned, the General Assembly is the congress of the world, the parliament of the world, the master of the world, and no one should object. No one should we are the nations. Anyone outside this General Assembly we do not recognize.
(inaudible) and Ban Ki moon, his Excellency, the secretary general of the United Nations, will make the draft, the legal draft, and set up the necessary committees to submit this for voting. The Security Council from now will be made of unions.
This is justice. This is democracy. And then we put an end to the Security Council will be occupied by the countries which one has nuclear weapons, which one has technology.
This is terrorism. We cannot have the Security Council and the countries which have the superpowers. This is terrorism in itself.

If you went a world that lives in peace, united, we should do that. If we want a world, then it’s up to you. Then we have conflict, and then we should continue fighting each other, or conflict until doomsday or until the end of the world.
These members which have a veto or they don’t have a veto. All the Security Council, they should have the right of the veto. All of these unions belonging to the seats. Or we should cancel the whole veto with the new formation.
This is the real Security Council. And anyhow, the new Security Council that is submitted to the new proposals, submitted to the General Assembly for voting, will be an executive council which will be under the control of the General Assembly. The General Assembly, which will have the real power and the real (inaudible), like all countries will be equal in the Security Council in the same way they are equal in the General Assembly.
We are in the General Assembly. We have equal votes. We should also be equals next door, which is the Security Council.
A country has a veto, a country doesn’t have a veto, a country has a member seat, and then a country should not have a member seat, we should not accept it and it should be a mandate (ph) from now. And we should not be subjected to it, and we should not accept any resolution taken by the Security Council according to the composition right now.
We were (inaudible). We are independent. And now we are here to decide the future of the world in a democratic way that will maintain world and peace security. All people, small and big, are equals.
This is terrorism, like the terrorism of the Al Qaida. This is terrorism.Terrorism is not just Al Qaida, but it can be also in other forms.

We should resort to the maturity of the votes of the General Assembly alone, and we should not vote (ph). If the General Assembly takes a vote, then it should be implemented and should be taken, and taken into decision. And it should be enforced.
And no one should say I am above and higher than the General Assembly.Anyone who says that I’m higher than or above the General Assemblyshould leave the United Nations and be alone.
Democracy is not for the rich or for the for the rich or for the one who terrorizes. So, for the one who is more powerful than us, (inaudible) democracy? No.
The higher (inaudible) should be their own nations at equal footing. Now the Security Council is security feudalism, political feudalism for those who have permanent seats protected by themAnd they are used against us.
It should not be called the Security Council. It should be called the ” Terror Council. “
You see, my brothers, that in our life, in our political life, that if the Security Council is used against us, then they go to the Security Council, they resort to the Security Council. If they have no need to use it against us, then they ignore the Security Council.

If the charter,  they have interests, an ax to grind to use against us, they respect the charter. They look for the seven chapters of the Security charter (inaudible). But if they want to violate the charter, they would ignore the charter as if it doesn’t exist at all.
If the veto on the permanent seat is given to the one who has the power is injustice and terrorism that will not be accepted by us, and we should not live under the shadow of this injustice and this terror.
Superpowers have interests, complicating (ph) interests, and they use the interests, they use the (inaudible), they use the power of the United Nations to protect their interests. And these terrorized and intimidated the Third World. The Third World is terrified and being terrorized and living under the fear of terror.
The Security Council ever since it was established in 1949 did not provide us with security, but provided us, on the contrary, terror and sanctions. It is used against us only. For this reason, we are not committed to adhere to the Security Council resolutions after this speech of the fortieth anniversary.

Sixty-four wars took place broke out against the war (ph) against the world, against small (inaudible). That it is fighting between small countries or aggression in wars against by superpowers against countries, big countries against usAnd United Nations or the Security Council did not take any actions to stop these wars and aggressions in violation of the charter of the United Nations against small nations and small peoples. And the General Assembly will vote for these historic resolutions.
Either we continue together in one nations or we go into break into two equal nations, have its own general assembly, its own security council belonging to it, where they have equal footing, standing on equal footing or and the big countries who have the permanent seats, who have their rights, will stay in their own councils, whether there are four or three, as they wish (inaudible).
And they should exercise veto against themselves, and this is not of our interest.
And if they want to stay in permanent seats, OK, that’s OK, but permanent is a threat for (inaudible) but we shall never stay under the supervision or the control of the veto and the right of veto to given countries.
We are not (inaudible) to give we are not fool to give the right of a veto to big powers to use us, and we are treated like second class and like despised nations. We have not decided that these are big nations, (inaudible) nations, respected nations. These are the nations of the world which represent 190 countries.

We know that now ignoring the resolutions of the Security Council is now  though it is injustice, and it is only used against us. It is not used against the big countries who have the permanent seats or those countries who have the right of veto. They never use any resolution against them. In the countries, it is used against us.
So, any resolutions taken against us, it has become a travesty of the United Nations, and it has become wars and violations of independent states authorities (ph) and committing war crimes and genocides. And these are all in violation of the Security Council, even though there is a Security Council, and nobody cares about the Security Council and even though now each now, each country has each (inaudible) community have become security councils, establishing its own security councils and with the security councils in its own formation.
Now it has the Security Council (inaudible) has become isolated. The African Union has already established MASS (ph), which is the peace and security for Africa, and the European Union has already established the security council. The (inaudible) already establishing its own security councils. America will have its own concerns, non-alignment (ph). One hundred twenty countries will have its own peace and security council.
This means that we have already lost the trust in the Security Council, which have not provided us with security. And now that’s why we are creating regional peace securities or regional security councils. We are not committed to obey the rules or the resolutions of the security councils in this formation because it is undemocratic, unjust, and no one can force us to be a member of the security councils and to obey or adhere to resolutions or all of this given by Security Council in its composition as it is right now.
Now, brothers, there is no respect to the United Nations. No regard to the General Assembly, which constitutes (ph) actually the real substantive(inaudible), and which  it has no decisions that is abiding.The International Court of Justice, it is a judicial international body, and resolutions only implemented against the small countries, the small nations. And big countries are rejected to be implemented against the big countries. There are resolutions or court orders taken against these big countries, but they have been refused to be implemented against them.
The International the IAEA (ph), an important one in the United Nations, are not big countries are not responsible for it, or are not under control. And we have discovered that this is only used against us. It is a (inaudible) against us.
You told us, this is an international one, so if it is an international one, then all the countries of the world should be under jurisdictions of this one.  If it’s not international, then we close the door and arrive from this now, from this speech, we shall close the door, and we should not accept it.
And adopt a (inaudible) president of the General Assembly. He will talk to the director of the Baradei (ph) or the (inaudible). They will ask him, do you inspect the nuclear supplies of all? Do you supervise the increase of this nuclear storage? Then if he says, yes, then OK, then we accept that we’ll be under control. But if he says that we cannot go to these countries who have the nuclear powers, and I cannot have any jurisdiction, then we should close the door, and we not accept it to be under its control.
For your information, I told Baradei when we had the problem (inaudible) nuclear bomb, and predecessor, I called them and I told them, Mr. Baradei, the agreements to increase to decrease the nuclear supplies between the superpowers, is it under control? Is there any provisions that if it’s in a country increased its nuclear heads, are you aware of that? He said to me, no.These big powers I cannot go so close to it. I cannot ask them. I cannot….  so, you are only coming to us???
I said that this is not an international organization. So, it is meant only for us. Security Council  against us. International  IAEA against us. International Court of Justice against us. And they (world powers) are free. This is not justice. This is not United Nations. This is rejected totally.
As regards Africa, Dr. (inaudible), if you want to reform  whether they reform the United Nations or not, and even before you take any historic decisions or vote against Africa, a need is now for now a permanent member seat in the Security Council because this is (inaudible). Even if we are not talking about the United Nations reform, Africa was colonized, was isolated, was persecuted, was usurped (ph), was treated like animals, was treated like slaves, was treated colonies, was colonized, was put under the trusteeship.
These countries, the African Union deserves a permanent seat for the past.It’s an outstanding bill to be paid, like (inaudible). And it has nothing to do with the United Nation reforms. This is a priority and high on the agenda for the General Assembly, and no one can say that the African Union does not deserve a permanent seat.
Who has the argument? Anyone can talk to me even right now or argue with me. Any proof that the African Union does not deserve a permanent seat or that the African continent does not deserve a permanent seat. No one can argue, or no one can refute what I am saying.
It is also for voting for the General Assembly for compensation to countries who were colonized. And why? So that no more repetition of colonizations and no more usurpation and stealing of the wealth of the people.
And why the Africans should go to Europe?
Why do Africans go to Europe?
Why do Asians go to Europe?
Why do Latin American people go to Europe?
Because Europe was colonized by they took the mines (ph), the wealth, all the resources of Africa, of Asia, of Latin America. And they took all the oil, the fruit, the vegetables and the stock and the people, and they used them.
Now, the new generation, the African generations whether it is Asian, whether it is Latin America or it is in Africa, now they are looking for these ones which have been usurped and stolen. Now, when I stop one African (inaudible) going to Europe (inaudible), I told them where are you going? They told me, I’m going to take my usurped wealth. If you bring my reserved wealth, then I don’t go. I stop.
Who can bring back the wealth that was taken to me?
Make a decision to bring all these resources and wealth so that no more immigration from the Philippines to Latin America, to Mauritius, to India.

Let us have the wealth that was taken from us and looted from us. Africa deserves compensation  trillion $7.7,$7.77 trillion.
That’s the compensation Africa deserves from the countries who colonized Africa.
Africa will call for that.
And if you donte give us this amount, 7.77, the Africans will go to where you have taken these trillions. They have the right. They have to follow. Bring the money back.
No Libyan immigration to Italy, even though Libya’s so (inaudible). Why there is no Libyan immigration to Italy? Because Italy (inaudible) compensation for the Libyan people (inaudible) and accepted the compensations and signed the (inaudible), a treaty, an agreement with the Italian with Libyan, and it was endorsed by the Italian parliament, and accepted that the colonization was wrong, and we should not be repeated again.
And Italy would not accept to be attacked whether by air, sea against the Libyan people and that Libya will compensate for the next 20 years, will pay a quarter of billions and will build hospitals for the Libyans who are lost their members of their hands or their fingers because of the mines during the Second World War when the mines were laid upon the Libyan land.
Italy made apology and was sorry and said that it will never be a country will occupy other country, the territories of other countries. And it was  Italy when it was a kingdom and it was Italy during the fascist regime. And Italy has done a glorified thing and a civilized thing and should be commended during the Berlusconi and even the predecessor to Berlusconi did their own contribution until we achieved this result.
The Third World calls for compensation, why? So that we don’t have any more colonizations, so we don’t have a repeat of colonizations. And so thatno country will be big and will covet (ph) to colonize another country. So that this country will know that there will be compensation, and will not go on (inaudible). Colonization should be eliminated, and countries should pay compensations who have done damage to the peoples during the colonization area, and they should be compensated for the damage and the suffering that they have inflicted during their colonial power.

The other point I would hope that we have to face patiently but before I say this point, itâ€™s is rather sensitive to a certain extent. There are sentences between two brackets I would like to shed some light upon and mention. We as a matter of fact that we Africans are happy, proud, that one son of Africans governs the United States of America, of Africa. This is a historic event.
One day that the black doesn’t go where the white go and cannot be in a bus where the white is. Now, the American people, the black African Kenyan, young  voted for him and made him a president. This is a great thing, and we are proud of that.
You are the beginning of a change. He did go for a change. But as far as I’m concerned, Obama is a glimpse in the dark for the four years or the next eight years, and Iâ€™m afraid that we may go back to square one. How can you guarantee America after Obama? Can you guarantee after Obama how America will be governed?
No one can guarantee America. We are content and happy if Obama can stayforever as the president of the United States of America.
The speech made by Obama just before me, it is completely different when (ph) an American president that we have witnessed or that we have lived with or  the former Americans, they used to say, and I quote, they say,We shall send you the all the weapons. We shall send you the road clusters and the sandstorms and the rolling thunder, and we shall send you the poisonous roses to the Libyan children.
This was the logic. The American presidents used to say to us, they shall terrorize us.
We shall send you the like rolling thunder like the one was sent to Vietnam. We shall send you rolling thunder the same way that was sent to Vietnam, and the sandstorm like it was sent to Iraq.
We shall send you the night (ph) as it was sent to Egypt in 1956 even though America was against the night operations. And we shall send you the poisonous rose that Reagan sent to the Libyan children.
Can you imagine the president of a permanent country, a big country has a permanent seat at the Security Council, has a right to veto?
We thought that America will protect us and send us peace.
What is it?
These are lesser-guided bombs sent to us according to the carried on the F-1 airplanes. This was the logic. And we shall lead the world, and we shall punish anyone who anyone whether they like it or not. We shall punish anyone who will be against us. Now, what our son Obama said is completely different today.
He’s calling for the seriously, for discardment (ph) or the deproliferation (ph) of nuclear weapons, and we should applaud that. America cannot solve the problem alone, and the whole world should come together.
And he said that the position we are at now, we should not continue. Now we are meet (ph) and making a speech it should not be like that. We accept it. We applaud it. And then the United Nations also we come here to United Nations to talk against each other.
It’s true that we come here, we should have equal footing and equal unions and equal associations, and he says that democracy we should not be imposed from outside.
So, the reason there is the American president who recently says that we should impose democracy against Iraq and against so on, so on, so on. He did say that this is an (inaudible) of everybody. This was lost (ph) words, and what we hear right now is the true sense of the word when he said that democracy cannot be imposed from outside.
So, we have to be cautious, and before I just say my sensitive remark or the whole the whole world has so many problems (ph).
Shh, whole world, shh, listen, listen. World of so many problems (ph). Should be like that, should we have so many problems (ph)? Can’t we nations on equal footing? Can’t we  let’s have an answer.

Anyone have an answer that it is better to have a world of so many polarities? Why canâ€™t we have equal standing? Should we have a patriarch (ph)? Should we have bombs? Should we have guns? Is it and this is why should we have a world of so many polarity?
We reject – we accept – we don’t – we do not accept that a world living not equal, big and small. The other point that is sensitive, the quarters of the United Nations. Please, can I have your attention? Please, can I have your attention?
All of you came across the Atlantic, crossing the Atlantic oceans, the Asian continent or the African continent to reach this place.
Why? Is this the Jerusalem? Is this the Vatican? Is this Mecca?
All of you are tired, having jet lag, suffering from jet lag, tired, had sleepless night, and very tired and physically speaking, you are very low.One just arrived now, flying 20 hours, and then you want him to make a speech and talk about this.
All of you are asleep. All of you are tired. It is clear that all of you are lacking the energy because of having to travel a long journey.
Why do that?
Your country now, some of our countries are in nighttime, and they are asleep, and now you should be asleep because your biological hour or your biological mind is accustomed to be asleep at this time. I wake up 4:00 at New York time, before dawn, because in Libya it is 11:00 in the morning.
Because when I wake up at 11:00, I am supposed to be daytime. At 4:00 I’m awake. Why do you think? Why do you think, why? Think about it. If this was put in 1945, should we keep it up to now? Why can’t we think about a place that is in the comfortable?
The other point, America, the hosting country, that bears the consequences  the expenses and the looking after the headquarters and the looking after the peace and security of heads of state who come here, very strict, and they spend a lot of money and New York and all of America being very tired.
I want to relieve America from this hardship.
We should thank America, and we say to America, thank you for all the trouble that incurred upon itself. And we say thank you to America. We want to help America. We want to make America secure and New York secure, and we should not have the responsibility of looking after the security.
Perhaps somebody would do  any terrorists will make an explosion or a bomb of an aircraft or a president or an American, and then this place is a target by  targeted by the Al Qaida. This very same place, the same building.
And if it was and why? Because on the 11th of September, it did not hit it. That was beyond their power.
And the next target, that would be  and I’m not saying this out of the record that we have tens of members of Al Qaida being detained in the Libyan prisons and (inaudible), very scary. And this makes America lives in under tension, and perhaps you never know what will happen.
Perhaps America will be targeted again by a rocket, or by perhaps tens of heads of state will die.
We want America, to relieve America from this worry, and we shall take the place to a place where it is not targeted.
Now, after 50 years, should be taken to another part of the hemisphere.Fifty years in the western hemisphere. Now for the next 50 years should be in the eastern hemisphere or in the middle hemisphere, like this by rotation.Now 64 years now, now we have extra 14 years over the 50 years that the quarters should have been taken from this.
This is not any insult to America. This is a service to America. We should thank America. This was possible in 1945, but we should not accept it now. And, of course, this is also put for vote in the General Assembly. Only in the General Assembly, because Article 23 of the of the agreement 64, it says that  (inaudible).
America hAfter the America has the right to make any tight securities because America is targeted by the terrorists and by Al Qaida. as the right to be to take all the security measures. We are not blaming America for that.
But we don’t tolerate these measures.
We don’t have to come to New York.
And we don’t have to be submitted to all these measures. One president told me that your copilot should not come to America because there is restrictions. He said, how can I come  how can I cross the Atlantic without a copilot? Why, why? He doesn’t have to. He doesn’t have to come here.
When another president complained that his guard cannot  his honor guard cannot come because there is some misunderstanding in his name and granting him a visa. He came  one other president came and said, my own doctor, he couldn’t get a visa, and he could not come to America because he was not granted an entry visa.
You see, the security measures very strict.
And, of course, if there is any problem that a country has with America, then they will put restrictions for the movement of the member delegations like in Guantanamo. Is this a member state of the United Nations or he is a prisoner in the Guantanamo camp that he cannot allow free movement?
So, this is what is submitted for voting for the United  for the General Assemblies.
The transformation or the moving of the headquarters. If 51 percent say, then we come to the second vote. To the middle of the globe or to the eastern part of the globe. If we say that we have to take the headquarters, then certain the place is (inaudible). Whether the middle  whether the center hemisphere. Why don’t we go to (inaudible). If you go to 1,000 (inaudible), and no one can blame you? And no  you can come even without a visa.
Once you come with a president, it’s a secure country (ph).
We are not going to restrict you to 100 or 500 meters, and Libya has no hostile actions against anybody. And again, I think we’ll be in the same positions. And if the vote, it say that we shall have to take the vote to the eastern part, then it will be Delhi or Beijing in China, the capital of China or the capital city of India.
And this is logic, I believe, my brothers.
And I don’t think there will be any objection to that. And then you will play  you will say that thank  you will thank me for this proposal for eliminating the suffering and the trouble of flying over 20 hours and 15 hours to come to this place, and no one can blame America, can say that America will reduce its contribution to the United Nations.
No, nobody should have this bad thought.
America, I’m sure, will be committed to its international obligations, and America will not be angry, and America will thank you for alleviating the hardship of America. And America should thank us for taking all the hardship and all the restrictions for the  this, plus  even though this place is targeted by terrorists. Then we come to the  we come to the issues that will be taken by the General Assembly.
Either we have to try ourselves. Either we do the right thing, or whether we have a new meeting. This is not a normal meeting. This is not a normal gathering.
This is  even my son, Obama said that. He said that this is a historical one. This is not a normal gathering. This is not a normal one.
Now, the wars that took place after the establishment of the Second World War, why did it happen?
Where was the Security Council?
Where was the charter?
Where was the United Nations?
There should be investigations, and there should be court orders. And why there was massacres?

This was taken after the establishment of the United Nations.
How a war broke out and millions of people fell victims, and perhaps there was even a nuclear  a nuclear  the world was about  the world was about to witness a nuclear war. And those who are responsible, and those who caused the war should be tried and should pay the consequence.
Then we come to the Suez Canal war in 1956.
The file should be opened. Why three countries who have permanent seats in the Security Councils enjoyed the right, the veto of the Security Council’s attack, a member state in this General Assembly?
A country that is Egypt in this case, that was a sovereign state, was attacked and the army was destroyed. And thousands of Egyptian people were killed, and towns, villages were destroyed.
How could such a thing happen during the era of the United Nations? And how can we guarantee that such a thing will not be repeated unless we redeem the past?
And this is a very dangerous thing.
The Suez Canal war, the Korean War, we should open the files.
And then we come to the Vietnam War.
Three million victims of the Vietnam War.
During 11 days, bombs were used more than the bombs used during the whole war. And during the Second World Warall the shells and the bombs that were used, or bombed during the four years of the war, the bombs that were used in the 12 days were more than.
This was a fierce war. And this war took place after the establishment of the United Nations. And we decided that there would be no wars.
This is the future of the mankind, and we cannot keep quiet. How can we be how can we be safe? How can we feel accomplished? How can we feel complacent, I mean. This is the future of the world and this is the General Assembly of the world, and we have to make sure that such wars will not be repeated in the future.
Then Panama was attacked, even though it was an independent state, a member state of the General Assembly, of the United Nations. And 4,000 peoples were killed, and the president of this country was taken as a prisoner and was taken put in prison.
And Noriega should be released, and we should open the file. And how we give the right to a country that is a member state of the United Nations to go and wage a war against a country and take the president of such a country and take him as a criminal and put him in prison? Who would accept that?
This may be repeated. And we should not be quiet, and we should make investigations, and we should  each one of us may face the same destiny. Each member state of us may face the same, especially if this aggression is made by a member state that is has a member seat in the Security Council and supposed to look and maintain the world peace security.
Then we have the Grenada war. This country was attacked, was invaded even though it was a member state, by 7,000 – 5,000 warships and using 7,000 troops. It is the smallest country in the world.
And after the establishment of the Security Council, after the establishment of the United Nations, and the (inaudible). And the president of this country, Maurice Bishop, was assassinated. How this can be done with impunity? This is a tragedy.
And then how can we guarantee that the United Nations is good or not, that the Security Council is good enough? Can we be safe and happy about our future or not? Can we trust the Security Council or not? Can we trust the United Nations or not?
Then we have to check and investigate the bombing of Somalia.
Somalia was a member state of the United Nations. It is an independent country. And (inaudible).
Why? Who allowed that? Who gave the green light for such a country to attack  to be attacked?
Then the Yugoslav war. No country that is peaceful country like Yugoslavia, that was built  that was built step by step, piece by piece, after it was destroyed by Hitler. We destroy it as if we are doing the same job like Hitler.
Hitler  after the death of Tito  and he built this country step by step and brick by brick, and then we come and dismember it for imperialist personal interests. How can we be satisfied? How can we be happy? If a peaceful country like Yugoslavia faced this tragedy, the General Assembly should make investigations and the General Assembly should decide who should be tried for the (inaudible).
Then we come to the Iraqi war, the mother of all evils. The United Nations also should investigate.
The General Assembly presided by (inaudible) should be investigated by the General Assembly, the invasion of Iraq itself. This was in violation of the United Nations charter without any justifications made by several countries who have member seats in the Security Council.
Iraq is an independent country, member in this General Assembly. How this country is attacked and how this country  how we have already read in the general  in the  in the charter that the United Nations should have interfered and stopped.
We have come to General Assembly, and we have resorted to the General Assembly. We said that we should go to the General Assembly and use the charter for the checking (ph). We were against this invasion of Kuwait, but Arab countries fought with foreign countries in the name of the General Assembly with foreign countries. In the first place, the U.N. charter was respected. And the second time we wanted to use to it stop the war against Iraq, no one used the U.N. charter. And it was discarded in the dustbin.
Why? General Assembly should investigate. Why? Why there was any reason to invade Iraq? Because it is mysterious, ambiguous, and we may face the same destiny. Why did we invade Iraq?
The invasion in itself is a serious violation of the U.N. charter. I mean, the invasion itself, per se, is wrong. Then the total massacre, or the genocide. More than 1.5 million Iraqi people were killed.
We want the we want to take this file and we want to  those who have committed the general mass murder against the Iraqi people should be tried. Yes.
Make it easy for (inaudible) to go to be tried, or Bashir to be tried. Or it is easy for (inaudible) to be tried, or Noriega to be tried. That is an easy job to be done.
OK. What about those who have committed mass murder against Iraqis? Cannot be tried? Cannot go to the  we should not accept it. Either it is meant for all of us, big or small, or we should not accept it and refuse it.
If anyone who commits a crime and can be tried, we are not animals in the livestock, or in  that we slaughter  we have the right. We are ready to fight. We are ready to defend ourselves. And we have the right to live dignified under the sun, on the Earth, and they have already tested us, and we can put up to test.
The other thing, how come that prisoners of war of Iraq can be sentenced to death? Then when Iraq was invaded and the president of the Iraqi war was caught, it was made as a prisoner of war. He should not be tried. He should not be hanged. And after the end of war, he should be released.
So, we want to know why the prisoner of war have been tried or should have been tried. Who sentenced to death the president of Iraq? Is there an answer to that?
We know who tried  who tried him, the name of the judge, the identity of the judge. Who put on the sacrifice day the rope around the neck and killed  or hanged the president? People we donâ€™t know, they have a mask over their face.
If this is a civilized war, these are prisoners of war under civilized countries, under the international law. How a member of a government and the president of a country should be sentenced to death and hanged, do they have the right? Are they legal people? Are they a member of a judicial system?
Do you know what other people say  or what the people say? People say that the American president and the president  the British president are wearing the masks, and they have already put to death the president of Iraq.
This is  why don’t they uncover their face? Why don’t we know their ranks? Why donâ€™t we know, is he an officer or a judge, a doctor?
Who is he? How come a president of a country, a member state, is sentenced to death and killed? We don’tknow the identity.
Those countries, the implementation the United Nations has the duty to answer these questions. Who have exercised or implemented the death sentence? Those foreigners, they should have the legal status (ph), and they should have the legal status (ph), and we should know the identity of the presence of the doctor, and all the legal procedures should be, even for a layman, let alone as the president of a country, a member state in the United Nations to be sentenced in such a way and put to death in such a way.
This is the Iraqi war.
Point number three in the Iraqi war is the Abu Ghraib situation, which is a disgrace to mankind. I know America made the investigations for this scandal, or the authorities under the Americans, but the United Nations also should not forget it. The United Nations should the General Assembly of the United Nations should investigate and look into this matter.
The Abu Ghraib decisions, the prisoners of war who were prosecuted there and who were badly treated, and dogs were used on them, and men were made love to. And no one has done this before in previous wars, sodomy, and this is unprecedented. No one  no previous aggressions, or no  or aggressors and prisoners of war, there are  there are soldiers, and they are raped in prisons.
Then by a member state of the Security Council, this Security Council, this is against civilization. And this is a humane kind, and we should not keep quiet. We should know the facts.
And up to now, a quarter of a million prisoners are still  men and women are in Abu Ghraib. They are badly treated and persecuted and raped. We should never forget, and we should open an investigation for that.
Then Afghanistan. Then we have the Afghani war.
There should also be an investigation for the Afghani war. Why are we against Taliban? Why are we against Afghanistan? Who’s Taliban?
If Taliban wants to make a religious state, OK, like the Vatican.
Does the Vatican pose any threat to us? No it is a very peaceful, religious state.
If the Afghans want to establish an Islamic emirate let it be like the Vatican. Who said the taleban are the enemy and has to be struck by the armies? Is bin Laden an Afghan. Is he a taleban. Bin Laden is not from the taleban and not from Afghanistan.
The terrorists who struck New York? Are they Afghans? Are they from the taleban? No they are not Afghani and they are not from the taleban. So why were Iraq and Afghanistan targeted?
If I want to deceive my American and English friends I would not tell them this. But I would encourage them and tell them go on, send more troops to Afghanistan and send further troops until they drown in a blood bath because they will achieve no result in Afghanistan or in Iraq.
You have seen what happened in Iraq. That took place even though Iraq is a wide open desert. Then what do you think of Afghanistan with these mighty mountains. No one could defeat it till the hereafter. They are just hitting the rock. They will scratch it but they will not demolish it. Continue the war in Afghanistan in Iraq. But I want to save them. I want to say these hapless nations. America and the other countries that fight in Afghanistan and Iraq. We are saying you have to leave Afghanistan for the Afghanis. You have leave Iraq for the Iraqis. Leave them even if they fight each other. They are free to do so. The civil war took place even in the USA. Nobody interfered. The civil war also took place in Spain and in China and in many parts of the world and nobody interfered. If it is a civil war let it go on. Leave it for the Iraqis and for the Afghans to fight each other, they are free.
Who says that if the taleban rule Afghanistan they will become a threat? Do the taleban have any intercontinental missiles? The airliner that hit New York. Did it come from Afghanistan or Iraq. These airliners took off from Kennedy airport in New York. So why do we go and strike Afghanistan. They are not Afghans, not taleban, nor Iraqis. Why should we keep silent about these things. Those who keep silent regarding what is right is like a silent devil. We won’t be silent devils. It is our right because we are keen on world peace. We are keen on the destiny of the world. We do not want to undermine humanity in this manner. Then after that Mr Ali Tereki, the general assembly has to launch investigations of the assassinations. You have to launch an investigation once again on the assassination of Patrice Lumumba. We want this recorded in our African history. How an African leader, an African liberator was assassinated. We want to establish who killed him and to record that for history so that our sons will learn history and they will known why Patrice Lumumba the hero of African-Congolese liberation was killed. Even after 50 years. And that act has to be denounced and those responsible have to be held accountable. This file has to be opened and we have to go back to the old documents.
Then we would like to know who killed the UN Secretary General Hamashold. Who bombed his aircraft in 1961, the same year in which Lumumba was killed. We want to know who bombed the plane of the UN Secretary General. We want to know who bombed it and who had an interest in that. Then we come to Kennedy’s assassination in 1963. The UN General Assembly has to open the file of Kennedy’s assassination. We want to know why he was killed. He was killed by someone called Lee Harvey and someone called Jack Rubbi killed Lee Harvey, the assasin of Kennedy.
We want to know why this Jack Rubbi, the Israeli, killed the assassin of Kennedy. And Jack Rubbi himself, the killer of Kennedy’s killer also died in vague circumstances before his trial. We have to return to these files and we have to know.
What I know and what the world knows and what we studied in history is that Kennedy decided to inspect the Israeli Dimona reactor to see whether it has nuclear bombs. That is the reason he was got rid of. As long as the case in international in this manner and it concerns world peace and weapons of mass destruction we have to open investigations into the reason why Kennedy was killed. You should also open the file of Martin Luther King. This vicar who was a black activist and human rights campaigner and his assassination was a conspiracy. This file has to opened to establish who killed him and prosecute him.
And further more who killed Khalil Al Wazir the Palestinian Abu Jihad. He was attacked in a sovereign country, a member of this assembly. That is Tunisia where he stayed in its captial. But there was an attack by four warships, two submarines and two helicopters. The independence of that state was not respected as is clear from the assassination of Khalil Al Wazir.
How could we keep silent about such matters. If we keep silent there could be submarines coming to our countries and we could see warships coming to our coasts and pick up anyone they like without being held accountable.
Then we have the death of Abu Ayad. He was killed in very ambiguous circumstances. Then we have operations such as Al Fardan Operation and the Youth Spring Operation where Kamal Nasser was killed and where Kamal Udwan and Abu Yousif Al Najar were killed. These three Palestinians were killed in Lebanon which is a sovereign state and member of the UN General Assembly. We have to establish who killed them. We have to prosecute them so that such havoc is not repeated.
You would like to know as well why Maurice Bishop the head of Grenada was killed. We have tackled how Grenada was attacked, with how many war ships and troops. We said they launched an attack on Grenada with 7,000 soldiers, 15 war ships and scores of fighter planes. The president of this member state of the general assembly Maurice Bishop was killed. We can’t keep silent about these crimes. Otherwise we will all become victims and sacrifices and every year it would be the turn of someone. We are not animals and we are not sacrifices. We are defending our existence, we are defending ourselves our sons and our grandsons. We are not afraid. We have the right to live. This globe is not only for the super powers. God created it for all of us. We should never live in humiliation.
Then we have to open investigations into the evil massacres of Sabra and Shhatila which claimed 3,000 human victims. This village was under the protection of the occupying Israeli army. Then a massacre was carried out of Palestinian men, women and children. Most of them were Palestinians. How could we keep silent.
Lebanon is an independent state and a member of this assembly. The area of Sabra and Shatila was occupied and 3,000 were slaughtered. Then there is the massacre of Gaza in 2008. And for your information there were a thousand woman killed an injured. And 2,200 children. It means that there were 3,200 women and children only. Fifty educational centers belonging to the UN were demolished. Thirty non-governmental organizations were demolished including international relief organizations. Sixty clinics were demolished.. Forty doctors and nurses were killed while they were doing their humanitarian work. That was the outcome the Gaza massacre in December 2008.
The culprits are still living. They have to be prosecuted in the international criminal court. But if the International Criminal Court is only targeting the smaller states and Third World countries this is not right. Those culprits have to be tried in the court unless it was not international. Then we would not recognize it. If it is international everybody is subjected to it.
As long as the International Court of Justice is not respected and its rulings not implemented and as long as the International Atomic Energy Agency does not include all countries and the general assembly is doing nothing and the Security Council is monopolized then the United Nations is nothing. There is no United Nations. Then we come to piracy. This phenomenon may spread to all the seas. It could become a threat like terrorism. Let us tackle Somali piracy. I am telling you the Somalis are not pirates. The pirates are ourselves because we exploited all the fishing grounds. We undermined their livelihood. We undermined their economies and their regional waters.
All the ships of the world, whether from Libya, India, Japan or America exploited Somali waters and we are the aggressors. After the Somali state collapsed we came to pick up the remnants. The Somalis had to defend their marine wealth which is their food and the food of their children. Then they transformed themselves into pirates to defend themselves. They are not pirates. They only defend their livelihood. And now you are handling it in the wrong way. You are saying let us send warships to strike the Somalis. No. warships should go to strike the pirates who undermined the Somali wealth and resources. You have to strike the foreign fishing boats.
Anyhow I held a meeting with the pirates. I told them I would make an agreement between them and the world. The world has to respect the Somali economy area up to 200 nautical miles according to the law of the seas. All the marine wealth in that area belongs to the Somalis. The world has to respect this economic area. This is first.
Then second, all the countries should abstain from dumping hazardous waste in the Somali economic area of the Somali coast and in return the Somalis will abstain from attacking ships. We will draft this agreement and we will present it to the UN General Assembly. That is the solution. The solution is not more strikes against the Somalis.
What is worse is that their warships are preventing the Somalis from going into the sea for fishing. This is the wrong handling, this is the wrong approach. Our way of tackling terrorism is wrong.
Our handling of matters is actually wrong. If the vaccination for swine flu is produced and there could be more flus of God or flus of fish then the factories that belong to the intelligence operate and they sell at a high price. This is trade. They produce a virus and they spread it across the world so that capitalist companies gain money from selling vaccines. This is shameful. The vaccines are not to be sold. Medicines are not to be sold. You have to read the Green Book. It does not allow the selling of medicines. If we say the medicines are free and the vaccines are free and no viruses are spread because it is they who produce these viruses in order to produce vaccines. That is how capitalist companies work. This is the wrong approach. You have to declare that medicines are free and not for sale. Even if the viruses are real we should not sell the vaccines. They have to be offered for free.
All these matters are submitted in files to be discussed by the UN General Assembly. It has nothing to do but this work.
Then we have the Ottowa agreement which bans the production, the shipment or sale of mines etc.
This is wrong. The mines are not offensive weapons. They are defensive. The mines do not move. They do not attack. It remains wherever it is planted. That means you went to it. Why did you go to it? I would like to plant mines on the borders of my country because you are aggressing my country. Let your hand or leg be amputated. I urge you to review this Ottowa agreement. This appeal could be seen in the internet, in the website Al Qadhafi talks. This agreement has to be revoked or amended.
They want to deprive us even from the mines which are anti personnel. If I want to plant a mine in front of my home or farm then this is my way of defense. It is not offensive. You may cancel the atomic weapons the missiles and inter-continental missiles.
As for the Palestinian cause the two-state solution is impossible. I urge you not to speak about it. The only solution is one democratic state for Jews and for Muslims for Palestinians and Christians and all others like Lebanon. The two state-solution is not practical and impossible. There can be no two neighboring states which are to much overlapping. Any division will inevitably fail.
Firstly the two states are not neighbors but are overlapping from all aspects, population, geography and so forth. There are no states. You canâ€™t establish a dividing no manâ€™s land between them because it doesn’t exist.
The West Bank has half a million Israeli settlers. The so-called Israel has a million Palestinian settlers. How can we establish two states. The world has to go to impose one democratic state without any religious, nationalist or linguistic bigotry. Bigotry is reactionary and it is time is well over. These are thoughts of the guard. The ideas of the Third World War. The ideas of men like Yasser Arafat and Sharon. All these are over. The new generation wants one democratic state. We have to exert every effort to impose on them one state where all people co-exist.
Look at the Palestinian youth. Look at Israeli youth. They want peace. They want to live in one state. This is the way to end this headache which undermines and poisons the whole world. The White Book has the solution for Israel. You have to consider it, Ali Al Treiki. (Gaddafi Throw a book to President of UN at this point)
The Arabs have no animosity with the Israelis. They are cousins and they live with them in peace. Arabs have no future. Arabs have no future. The future is Israfil (Angel). I tell you again, our future is Israfil (Angel). The Palestinian refugees must return and they have to live peacefully in one state. It is you who make the holocaust for them. You burned them down in the chambers of gas in Europe. It is you who hate the Jews but we don’t.
We have accommodated them, we protected them since Roman days and since they were expelled from Andulsia. We also protected them in the days of Hitler and from the gas chambers of Hitler. It is ourselves who protected them and it is you who expelled them. You expelled them and told them go and fight the Arabs.
Let us expose this reality. We are not enemies of the Jews. They are our cousins. The Jews will need the Arabs one day but the Arabs will not protect them as they did in the past. Let us have a look at what Tito did. What Hadrin did. What Edward 1 did and what Hitler did to the Jews. You hate them and you are anti-Semitic.
As for the issue of Kashmir in short in has no solution unless it becomes one independent state to buffer between India and Pakistan. It will become neither Indian nor Pakistani and the conflict will be over. As for Darfur I hope that the aid you sent to international aid organizations are transferred to other projects, development, industrial and agricultural. Darfur is now living in peace and there is no war. It is you who blew it up soas to interfere and establish a foothold for the sake of oil and you sacrificed the people of Darfur.
Why do I tackle all these issues? It is because we have to investigate these issues. Previously you have submitted the case of Al Hariri, God have mercy on him, to the United Nations. Why did you do so? Is it because you wanted to sacrifice the blood of Al Hariri and you sold the body of Al Hariri in order to settle scores with Syria. If it not so why did Lebanon, which is an independent state with a judiciary laws and police and everything and could determine who the culprits are. But in this matter it is not the culprits who are wanted. What is wanted is the settlement of scores with Syria and sacrificing the issue of Al Hariri and we will get nowhere in the issue of Al Hariri.
Therefore all the cases of Abu, Khalil Al Wazir, Kennedy, Lumumba, Hammershold should be transferred to the United Nations as the others were.At any rate the UN General Assembly is chaired by Libya and this is its right. The work that could be done by Libya is to help the world in moving from one phase to another, from this world which is lost, bitter, shameful, terrorised and threatened to move to a more human world where there is peace and tolerance.
I will follow up this work with the General Assembly and with Ali Al Teriki and with the UN Secretary General because we will not be complacent and we will not be submissive regarding the fate of humanity.
Humanity has to struggle in order to live in peace. The struggle by the Third World and the smaller states, 100 of them in order to live in dignity and in freedom is a continued struggle and it has to continue till the end. Peace and blessings.

1.Muammar Gaddafi Speech To United Nations Sept 23, 2009 pt.1
2. Muammar Gaddafi Speech To United Nations Sept 23, 2009 pt.2

3. Muammar Gaddafi Speech To United Nations Sept 23, 2009 pt.3
4. Muammar Gaddafi Speech To United Nations Sept 23, 2009 pt.4
5. Muammar Gaddafi Speech To United Nations Sept 23, 2009 pt.5
6. Muammar Gaddafi Speech To United Nations Sept 23, 2009 pt.6
7. Muammar Gaddafi Speech To United Nations Sept 23, 2009 pt.7
8. Muammar Gaddafi Speech To United Nations Sept 23, 2009 pt.8
9. Muammar Gaddafi Speech To United Nations Sept 23, 2009 pt.9

# NATO Defeated at All Fronts exept for War of Lies

Posted on September 24, 2011 by nsnbc

While NATO is winning the war of lies and the diplomatic battle at a U.N. that has long lost all credibility, the Libyan Forces are winning one battle after the other on the ground and the competition for the “war criminal of the year award. by Dr. Christof Lehmann

UN DONE

Let alone the countless U.N. -Sanctioned and NATO- Implemented charades that masked the aggression of the Anglo-American Empire from Yugoslavia, to Afghanistan, to Iraq, to Kosovo, to Pakistan, to Libya and Syria; latest with the hoisting of the “New Libyan” flag at the United Nations, in the context of a 60 year long neglect of international jurisprudence with regards to Palestine, the United Nations has lost any credibilityas a representative of the “International Community” that was left. It is now nothing but “The International Non-Governmental Organization, that lends the appearance of legitimacy to the illegalities of the Anglo-American Empire, that are the Antithesis of it´s very own Charter and Legitimation for it´s Existence and Recognition”. The U.N. is passé; and the recognition of the National Transitional Counsel (NTC) of Libya by China, does not lend legitimacy to either the NTC or the UN. The question that remains, and that requires the most urgent considerations is now, “what comes next, how will free nations take the most urgently needed steps to establish a new, truly independent international forum that provides legitimate security in the spirit of the best intentions behind the U.N. Charter and international jurisprudence, against the abuse of empires; and when will a viable initiative be taken, by whom “.

What does the “United Nations” care about that the people are protesting, as long as the governments of the countries that have the absolute power by means of veto and violence, can enforce “law and order” in best democratic spirit, and force IMF enslaved nationsleaders to voluntarily implement the same policies, when their populations march into the streets in protest of the U.N. and NATO, as today in Ghana. What democracy to build innations building projects, the new term for installing a Vice Roy, when the very organization that supposedly represents “The International Community” is such a very good example of what democracy is not.

Hollywood Green Square in Doha Qatar

And as it is with empires that have no legitimacy, whose elite knows, that an informed public would oust them in a split second, they lie. Historical governments could enforce their inhumanity on their populations by means of brute oppression. But then, we did not have those metropolis with millions, and no charades were played to present the impression of respect for civil liberties and human rights. “You protest ? We kill you, if necessary in the hundreds or thousands, who cares ? ” Latest since the genius of NAZI Propaganda Minister Göbbels and the refinement of his theories on psychological manipulation of populations by Sigmund FreudCousin Edward Bernaise, those crude methods have become antiquated relics that are only to be used at the most ceremonial bloodlettings of the empire. In industrial and post-industrial capitalist societies, tax payers like slaves, have too great a value to sacrifice them en mass on the alter of power. The weapon of choice against the people of the empire have become CNN, Al Jazeera, Twitter, ABC, NBC, Hollywood. The false Green Square Images, the makebelief of Libyans endorsing them being murdered en mass made in Doha is but one example of a carefully implemented strategy against the people, that would tar and feather Obama and his likes, if only they knew.  It would be well deserved.

So what are the real news about Libya today ?

Representative of the Libyan Democratic Party, DPL,  Sabri Malik elicited that the NTC is split, when he demanded that Jibril had to step down. Malik also “pleaded” to the Warfallah Tribe to cease fighting, which reflects the fact, that the NATO rag tack rebels have severe problems; and that in spite of massive backup by NATO Special Operations and Air Force.

While Al Jazeera informs us, that out of the pure goodness of his heart, NTC Chieftain and CIA Stooge Jalil has prolonged the ultimatum on Sirte, so the people could come to their senses and avoid an unnecessary “bloodbath” – the nicest way to to make a war crime sound like an act of compassion I´ve ever heard, the reality is quite a different story.

This morning at 08.30 nsnbc received a report from a medical doctor inside Sirte Hospital, calling for an immediate halt of the illegal blockade of the city to stop an ongoing humanitarian catastrophe of unprecedented proportion.The Hospital of Sirte has literally “run out of medicine”. Patients are dying because there are no antibiotics nor the simplest of medicines for cardiac or other internal diseases like diabetes. Sirte Hospital resembles a butchery, overcrowded with triaged patients, that are victims of the relentless bombing campaign and ongoing battles around the city. Complicated surgery has to be performed without anesthetics, and patients are dying from shock; this includes children too. After yesterdays confirmed reports, that NATO Special Operations use Ambulances in Tripoli for transport, and ambush attacks, as well as confirmed reports about the abuse of the Red Cross Flag by NATO Special Operations, the Doctor is making a desperate appeal to the press and the world leaders to step up to their responsibilities.

The Armed Forces, Armed Volunteers, and Tribal Militia in Sabah, a city with a population of 150.000, have initiated a counter attack against the “rebels” while NATO Fighter Bombers were occupied with bombing civilian targets inside the city. There are reports of NATO and NTC casualties and more than 100 prisoners.

Tonight nsnbc received a confirmed report of an ongoing tank battle inside Tripoli near the Zarwia Hospital, and heavy clashes of loyalist troops and “rebel” forces in the Aljimahria Street and Abu Salim.

At the outskirts of Bani Walid, Libyan Troops captured a group of NATO Special Operations, disguised in civilian cloth. The captured soldiers will be treated according to international law.

The Militia of the Tarhuna Tribe has joined the Libyan Army under the motto “NO Division of Libya, Throw the NATO R..s out!”

The daughter of Muammar Ghadafi informed the Libyan People that her father is well, and is fighting together with his sons, the Libyan Army, the Tribes, and Volunteers.

Aisha Ghadafi the wife of Muammar Ghadafi, spoke to the Libyan People onARRAY Channel, speaking her heart about NTC leaser Jibril and his likes.

Non of these informations will be found on any of the NATO Co-Opted Satellite Channels.

As all  objective analysts observe, the battle for Libya will develop into a protracted conflict that will last months if not years. It will ultimately spill over into the neighboring countries to Libya. With no United Nations to rely on, the only way forward to avoiding a humanitarian disaster of unheard of proportions in Northern Africa. It is time for political leaders with courage and vision to walk out of the United Nations and to form a true International Community.

Dr. Christof Lehmann

24.09.2011

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# Libya: Rebels Create Humanitarian Disaster, Then Blame it on Qaddafi

September 23, 2011

Source: LD

By Tony Cartalucci – BLN Contributing Writer

Despite desperate attempts by Wall Street and London to proclaim their intervention in Libya a success, even going as far as sending their political proxies Nicolas Sarkozy of France and David Cameron of the United Kingdom for a quick photo opportunity at the rebel held airport in contested Tripoli, vast swaths of the nation are still fiercely resisting NATO and their proxy rebel forces. This includes entire cities still standing in defiance against rebel attempts to “starve them out” and dozens of daily NATO airstrikes (NATO report for September 22) aimed at breaking the population’s will to fight on.

Weeks ago, the rebel forces, led by US State Department and UK Home Office listed terrorists from the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), a subsidiary of Al Qaeda, boldly announced plans to starve out cities resisting their unelected, foreign backed seizure of the North African nation. The London Telegraph reported in an article aptly titled, “Libya crisis: Rebel leaders hoping to starve Gaddafi stronghold of Sirte into submission,” that under the cover of heavy NATO bombing rebel leaders hoped “to starve Col Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte into submission, laying siege to his last remaining stronghold in an attempt to avoid mass bloodshed, according to the man spearheading efforts for a peaceful takeover.”

Fox News would relay an AP report on September 2, 2011, that rebel commanders declared, “we want to save our fighters and not lose a single one in battles with Qaddafi’s forces. In the end, we will get Sirte, even if we have to cut water and electricity and let NATO pound it with airstrikes.” AP cited Mohammed al-Rajali, a spokesman for the rebel leadership in the eastern city of Benghazi. Ironically, the article was titled, “UN Warns Libya is Short of Water, Fuel, Medicine,” a crisis admittedly being caused by the premeditated denial for entire cities of critical supplies for their civilian populations, enabled by NATO bombing and under the cover of UN recognition of the terrorist rebels – a move that has soundly resigned the UN’s legitimacy and stated purpose to the scrapheap of history.

This is also a verifiable war crime. As reported earlier, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross, the denial of humanitarian assistance is a crime under international law. The Red Cross adds that “a massacre is not necessarily committed only with knives.” While many will attempt to portray the premeditated creation of a humanitarian disaster as “more humane” than taking the Libya’s cities by force – rebels have in fact already tried force, for now over a month, and have been soundly repelled.

Now, after weeks of attempting to encircle and starve into submission cities rejecting NATO-backed, UN sanctioned rebel control of Libya, including the southern city of Bani Walid, the “National Transitional Council” is claiming the resulting humanitarian disaster is of Libyan leader Qaddafi’s own creation. CNN, in a bout of selective amnesia after reporting earlier that “anti-Gadhafi forces on the outskirts of Sirte and Bani Walid have cut off supplies into the cities and amassed weaponry for heavy battle,” has now reported in another article titled, “NTC claims humanitarian disaster in Gadhafi stronghold,” that “that Gadhafi forces are robbing food stores, leaving civilian residents to starve.” This is just the latest in a long litany of conflicting stories and verified lies spread by the now notoriously deceptive rebels, their equally duplicitous “international” backers, and shamelessly relayed without hesitation by the complicit and clearly compromised mainstream media.

A real crime against humanity is being committed in Libya, perpetrated by NATO on behalf of Wall Street and London. As reported earlier, NATO’s entire support network and public partners consist of Fortune 500 corporations via the Atlantic Council, which claims to be a preeminent, non partisan institution devoted to promoting transatlantic cooperation and international security. Its sponsors include many of the big oil interests poised to reap a whirlwind of profits over NATO-backed regime change in Libya, namely BP, Chevron, Exxon, and Shell. It also includes defense contractors already enriched by the protracted bloodshed in Northern Africa including RaytheonBAESAAB TechnologiesLockheed Martin,BoeingGeneral Dynamics, and Northrop Grumman.

Additional support comes from the world’s largest banks and equity firms, including Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Barclays Capital, the Blackstone Group, Citigroup, and Credit Suisse Bank, who are set to benefit not from the liberation of the Libyan people, but the “liberation” of Libya’s markets. There is also a tremendous amount of foundation support for the Atlantic Council and thus NATO, each with a nefarious back-story worthy of their own thorough examination, including the Carnegie Corporation of New York , the Ford Foundation, and billionaire bankster George Soros’ Open Society Institute.

Photos: (Top) Northrup Grumman’s MQ-8 Fire Scout, which made headlines as it was shot down over Libya. (Below) a Raytheon Tomahawk cruise missile, employed during the opening phases of NATO’s military intervention in Libya beginning in March of 2011. Both Northrup Grumman and Raytheon, amongst many other defense contractors are financial sponsors of the Atlantic Council, an epicenter providing political and rhetorical support for NATO’s ongoing operations in Libya – exposing an astronomical conflict of interest.

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But perhaps most alarming is NATO’s support via the Atlantic Council by “reputable” news and media agency sponsors, including Thomson Reuters, News Desk Media, Bloomberg (which includes BusinessWeek), and Google. This explains the almost schizophrenic reporting emerging from Libya spinning and obfuscating the truth in a consistently pro-NATO light and goes a long way to explain why rebels are allowed by the “international community” to purposefully starve civilian populations, break Libya’s resistance with NATO airstrikes, and somehow manage to place the blame on the civilian populations by merely labeling them as “pro-Qaddafi” and that such atrocities are self-imposed.Logically, one should conclude, if they are indeed repulsed by what is transpiring in Libya at the hands of Wall Street and London, that the corporations, banks, and institutions involved should be exposedboycotted, and promptly replaced.For other atrocities committed in the wake of NATO’s attempt, now over a month ago, to seize Tripoli and declare their mission a success please see “Libya: V-day + 3 Weeks.”

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Bartle Professor (Emeritus) of Sociology at Binghamton University, New York. His latest published work is The Arab Revolt and the Imperialist Counter Attack, (Clarity Press, March 2011).

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The conquest and occupation of Libyan is first and foremost a military victory for NATO. Every aspect of the military offensive was spearheaded and directed by NATO air, sea and ground forces. The NATO invasion of Libya was basically a response to the “Arab spring” : the popular uprisings which spread from North Africa to the Persian Gulf. The NATO assault formed part of a general counter-attack designed to contain and reverse the popular democratic and anti-imperialist movements which had ousted or were on the verge of overthrowing US-client dictators.

Political and military considerations were foremost in motivating the NATO invasion: As late as May 2009, the U.S. and European regimes were developing close bilateral military, economic and security agreements with the Gaddafi regime. According the British daily, theIndependent (9/4/2011), official Libyan documents found in its Foreign Office described how on December 16, 2003, the US CIA and British MI6 established close collaboration with the Gaddafi government. The MI6 provided Gaddafi with details on Libyan opposition leaders exiled in England and even drafted a speech for him as he sought rapprochement with the outside world.

U.S. Secretary of State Clinton presented Mutassin Gaddafi to the Washington press during a visit in 2009 stating, “I am very pleased to welcome Minister Gaddafi to the State Department. We deeply value the relationship between the United States and Libya. We have many opportunities to deepen and broaden our co-operation and I am very much looking forward to building on this relationship.”(examiner.com 2/26/2011).

Between 2004-2010 the largest oil and petroleum service multinational corporations, including British Petroleum, Exxon Mobil, Halliburton, Chevron, Conoco and Marathon Oil joined with military-industrial giants like Raytheon and Northrop Grumman, Dow Chemical and Fluor and signed enormous investments and sales deals with Libya (examiner.com op cit).

In 2009, the U.S. State Department awarded a $1.5 million dollar grant to train Libyan civilian and government security forces. The White House budget for 2012 included a grant for training Libyan security forces. General Dynamics signed a$165 million dollar deal in 2008 to equip Libya’s elite mechanized brigade (examiner.com ibi).

On August 24, 2011 Wikileaks released US embassy cables from Tripoli, which described the positive assessment a group of leading Republican senators had made of US-Libyan relations in during their visit in late 2009. These cables highlighted ongoing security training programs involving Gaddafi’s police and military, as well as the US’ strong support for the regime’s repression of radical Islamists, many of whom are now leading the NATO-backed ‘rebel forces’ now occupying Tripoli.

What caused the NATO countries to shift abruptly from a policy of embracing Gaddafi to launching a brutal scorched-earth invasion of Libya in a matter of months? The key is the popular uprisings, which threatened Euro-US domination. The near total destruction of Libya, a secular regime with the highest standard of living in Africa, was meant to be a lesson, a message from the imperialists to the newly aroused masses of North Africa, Asia and Latin America: The fate of Libya awaits any regime which aspires to greater independence and questions the ascendancy of Euro-American power.

NATO’s savage six-month blitz – over 30,000 air and missile assaults on Libyan civil and military institutions – was a response to those who claimed that the US and the EU were on the “decline” and that the “empire was in decay”. The radical Islamist and monarchist-led “uprising” in Benghazi during March 2011 was backed by and served as a pretext for the NATO imperial powers to extend their counter-offensive on the road to “neo-colonial restoration”.

NATO’s War and the Phony “Rebel Uprising”

Nothing is more obvious than the fact that the entire war against Libya was in every strategic and material fashion NATO’s war. The casting of the rag-tag collection of monarchists, Islamist fundamentalists, London and Washington-based ex-pats and disaffected Gaddafi officials as “rebels” is a pure case of mass media propaganda. From the beginning the “rebels” depended completely on the military, political, diplomatic and media power of NATO, without which the de facto mercenaries would not have lasted a month, holed up in Benghazi.

A detailed analysis of the main features of the conquest of Libya confirms this assault as a NATO war.

NATO launched brutal air and sea attacks destroying the Libyan air force, ships, energy depots, tanks, artillery and armories and killed and wounded thousands of soldiers, police and civilian militia fighters. Until NATO’s invasion the mercenary “rebel” ground forces had not advanced beyond Benghazi and could barely “hold” territory afterwards. The “rebel” mercenaries “advanced” only behind the withering round-the-clock air attacks of the NATO offensive.

NATO air strikes were responsible for the massive destruction of Libyan civilian and defensive

military infrastructure, bombing ports, highways, warehouses, airports, hospitals, electrical and

water plants and neighborhood housing, in a war of “terror” designed to “turn” the loyalist mass

base against the Gaddafi government. The mercenaries did not have popular backing among Libyan

civilians, but NATO brutality weakened active opposition against the “rebel” mercenaries.

NATO won key diplomatic support for the invasion by securing UN resolutions, mobilizing their client

rulers in the Arab League, procuring US mercenary trained ‘legionnaires’ from Qatar and the financial

backing of the rich rabble in the Gulf. NATO forced “cohesion” among the feuding clans of self-appointed

“rebel” mercenary leaders via its (“freezing”) seizure of overseas Libyan government assets amounting to

billions of dollars. Thus the financing, arming, training and advising by “Special Forces” were all under

NATO control.

NATO imposed economic sanctions, cutting off Libya’s income from oil sales.. NATO ran an intensive

propaganda campaign parading the imperial offensive as a “rebel uprising”; disguising the blistering

bombardment of a defenseless anti-colonial army as “humanitarian intervention” in defense of

“pro-democracy civilians”. The centrally choreographed

mass media blitz extended far beyond the usual liberal circles, to convince “progressive” journalists

and their newspapers, as well as intellectuals to paint the imperial mercenaries as “rebels” and to

condemn the heroic 6-month resistance of the Libyan army and people against foreign aggression.

The pathologically racist Euro-US propaganda published lurid images of Libyan government troops

(often portrayed as “black mercenaries”) receiving massive quantities of “Viagra” from Gadhafi while

their own families and homes were, in fact, under aerial assault and blockade by NATO.

The main contribution of the mercenary “conquerors” in this grand production was to provide photo

opportunities of rag-tag “rebels” waving rifles in Pentagon-style Che Guevara poses riding around in

pickup trucks arresting and brutalizing African migrant workers and black Libyans. The mercenary

“liberators” triumphantly entered Libyan cities and towns, which were already scorched and devastated

by the NATO colonial air force. Needless to say the mass media “adored” them.

In the aftermath of NATO’s destruction, the “rebel” mercenaries showed their true talents as death squads:

They organized the systematic execution of “suspected Gadfafi supporters” and the pillage of homes,

stores, banks and public institutions related to the defeated regime. To “secure” Tripoli and snuff out

any expression of anti-colonial resistance, the “rebel” mercenaries carry out summary executions –

especially of black Libyans and sub-Saharan African workers and their families. The “chaos” in Tripoli

described by the mass media is due to the “self-styled liberation” forces running amok. The only quasi–

organized forces in Tripoli appear to be the Al Qaeda-linked militants, NATO’s erstwhile allies.

Consequences of the NATO Conquest of Libya

According to “rebel” mercenary technocrats, NATO’s policy of systematic destruction will cost Libya at

least a “lost decade”. This is an optimistic assessment of how long “reconstruction” will take for Libya to

regain the economic levels of February 2011. The major petroleum companies have already lost hundreds

of millions in profits and over the decade are expected to lose billions more due to the flight,

assassination and jailing of thousands of experienced Libyan and foreign experts, skilled immigrant

workers and technical specialists in all fields, especially in view of the destruction of Libyan

infrastructure and telecommunication systems.

Sub-Sahara Africa will suffer a huge set-back with the cancellation of the proposed “Bank of Africa”,

which Gaddafi was developing as an alternative source of investment finance and the destruction of his

alternative communication system for Africa. The process of re-colonization involving imperial rule

via NATO and UN mercenary “peace keepers” will be chaotic given the inevitable strife among hostile

armed Islamist fundamentalists, monarchists, neo-colonial technocrats, tribal warlords and clans as

they carve up their private fiefdoms. Intra-imperial rivalries and local political claimants to the oil

wealth will further enhance the “chaos” and degrade civilian life, in a nation which had once boasted

the highest per capita income and standard of living in Africa. Complex irrigation and petroleum

networks, developed under Gaddafi and destroyed by NATO, will remain in shambles. As the example of

Iraq has vividly proven, NATO is better at destroying than constructing a modern secular state rooted

in a modern civil bureaucracy, universal free public education, secular judicial system and modern health

services. The US policy of rule and ruin reigns supreme in NATO’s juggernaut.

Motivation for the Invasion

What motivated NATO to initiate a massive, six-month long aerial bombardment of Libya, followed by

invasion and crimes against humanity? Civilian deaths and the widespread destruction of Libyan civil

society by NATO flies in the face of its claims that the air assaults were meant to “protect civilians” from

imminent Gaddafi-led genocide, “rebel” claims which were never substantiated. Bombing Libya’s critical

economic infrastructure allows us to categorically conclude that the NATO assault has little to do with

“economic rationality” or any such consideration. The primary motivation for NATO’s actions can be

found in earlier policies related to a spring counter-offensive against the mass popular movements that

overthrew US-EU puppets in Egypt and Tunisia and were threatening client regimes in Yemen, Bahrain

and elsewhere.

Despite the fact that the US-NATO were already engaged in several colonial wars (Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan,

Yemen and Somalia) and Western public opinion had been demanding withdrawal in light of the costs,

Western imperial leaders felt too much was at stake and calculated that losses could be minimized.  NATO’s

overwhelming mastery of the air and sea made short work of Libya’s puny military defense capability,

allowing them to bomb the cities, ports and vital infrastructure with impunity and enforce a total economic

blockade. They calculated that massive bombing would terrorize the Libyan people into submission and

bring about a quick colonial victory without any NATO military losses, the prime concern of Western public

opinion, and permit a triumphant “rebel” mercenary army to march into Tripoli.

The Arab popular rebellions were the central concern and the motor force behind NATO’s destruction of

Libya. These mass popular uprisings had toppled the long-standing pillars of US-Israel-EU dominance in the

Middle East. The fall of the Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak and his Tunisian counterpart Ben Ali sent

tremors through the imperial foreign offices. These successful uprisings had the immediate ripple effect

of inspiring similar movements throughout the region. Bahrain, housing the key naval base for the US navy

in the Middle East and neighboring Saudi Arabia (the US key strategic ally in the Arab world), witnessed

a prolonged massive uprising of civil society, while Yemen ruled by the US- puppet Ali Saleh, faced mass

popular movements and militant resistance. Morocco and Algeria were experiencing popular

demands for democracy. The common thread in the Arab peoples’ movements was their demands

to end EU, US and Israeli domination of the region, an end to massive corruption and nepotism,

free elections and a solution to wide-spread unemployment via large-scale job programs. As anti-

colonial movements grew in breadth and intensity their demands radicalized from political to social

democracy, from a democratic to an anti-imperialist foreign policy. Workers’ demands were enforced

by strikes and calls for the prosecution of repressive police and internal security and military officials

guilty of crimes against their citizens.

The U.S., E.U. and Israel were caught by surprise – their intelligence agencies so deeply

embedded in the smelly crevices of their clients’ secret police institutions failed to detect

the popular explosions. The popular uprisings came at a critical and inopportune moment,

especially for the US where domestic support for NATO wars in Iraq and Afghanistan had

declined sharply given the economic crises and major social cutbacks to pay for these wars. Moreover, in Iraq and Afghanistan the US-NATO troops were losing ground: The Taliban was, in effect, the real “shadow government”. Pakistan, despite its puppet regime and compliant generals, faced overwhelming popular opposition to the air war against its citizens in frontier villages and towns. The US drone strikes killing militants and civilians were answered with the sabotage of vital transport supplying the occupation forces in Afghanistan. Faced with the deteriorating global situation, the NATO powers, decided that they needed to counter-attack in the most decisive and visible manner by destroying an independent, secular regime like Libya and thereby re-affirming their global supremacy, countering the image of defeat and retreat and, above all, re-energizing the “declining imperial power”.

The Imperial Counter-Attack

The US led the way in its counter-offensive in Egypt, by backing the power grab by the military junta led by Mubarak loyalists, who then proceeded to disperse and repress the pro-democracy and workers movements and to end all talk of restructuring the economy. A pro-NATO collective dictatorship of generals replaced the personal autocratic rule of Hosni Mubarak. The NATO powers provided “emergency” billions to float the new regime and “derail” the Egyptian people’s march to democracy. In Tunisia a similar process took hold: The EU, especially France and the US, backed a reshuffling of the ousted regime bringing to the fore a new/old cast of neo-colonial politicians. They plied them with funds, insuring that the military-police apparatus remained intact despite continued mass discontent with the conformist policies of the “new/old regime”.

In Bahrain and Yemen, the NATO powers followed a dual track, unsure of the outcome between the massive pro-democracy movements and the pro-imperial autocrats. In Bahrain, the West called for “reform’”and “dialogue” with the majority Shia population and a peaceful resolution, while continuing to arm and protect the Bahraini royalty – all the while looking for a pliant alternative if the incumbent puppet was overthrown. The NATO-backed Saudi invasion of Bahrain in support of the dictatorship and the subsequent wave of terror effectively showed West’s true intentions. In Yemen the NATO powers continued to support the brutal Ali Saleh regime.

Meanwhile the NATO powers were exploiting internal discontent in Syria by arming and providing diplomatic support to the Islamic fundamentalists and their minority neo-liberal allies in an effort to overthrow the Bashar al-Assad regime. Thousands of Syrian civilians, police and soldiers have been killed in this simmering civil war, which NATO propaganda presents as a case of state terror against “peaceful civilians”, ignoring the killing of soldiers and civilians by armed Islamists and the very real threat to Syria’s secular population and religious minorities.

The Counter-Offensive and NATO’s Invasion of Libya

The destruction and invasion of Libya reversed seven years of accommodation and co-operation with Gaddafi. There were no “incidents” in Libya or elsewhere that had threatened the NATO countries’ economic and military interests. Libya was still an independent country, pursuing a pro-African agenda which had spearheaded and funded the establishment of an independent regional bank and communications system designed to bypass IMF and World Bank control. Libya’s close ties to all the major NATO oil companies and to Wall Street investment banks as well as its ongoing bilateral military programs with the US did not shield it from the NATO’s attack. Libya was deliberately destroyed by a 6-month campaign of relentless bombing by NATO air and naval forces to serve as an example to the Arab popular movements: NATO’s message to the Arab pro-democracy movements was that it was prepared to launch new offensive wars with the same devastating consequences as the Libyan people just endured; the imperial powers were not in decline and any independent anti-colonial regime would suffer the same fate. NATO’s message to the African Union was clear: There will be no independent regional bank organized by Gaddafi or anyone else. There is no alternative to imperial banks, the IMF or the World Bank.

Through the devastation of Libya, the West was telling the Third World that, contrary to the pundits who chattered about “the decline of the US empire”, NATO was willing to use overwhelming and genocidal military power to establish puppet regimes, no matter how backward, vicious and regressive the puppets, because they will ultimately obey NATO and answer to the White House.

NATO’s invasion and destruction of a secular modern republic, like Libya, which had used its oil wealth to develop Libyan society, was a stern message to democratic popular movements. Any independent Third World regime can be rolled back; colonial puppet regimes can be foisted onto a devastated people; the end of colonialism is not inevitable, imperial rule is back.

NATO’s invasion of Libya sends a message to freedom fighters everywhere: There is a high cost to independence; acting outside of imperial channels, even if only to a limited degree, can bring swift destruction. Moreover, the NATO war on Libya demonstrates to all nationalist regimes that making concessions to Western economic, political and military interests— as Gaddafi’s sons and their neo-liberal entourage had pursued full accommodation—does not offer security. In fact concessions may have encouraged imperial penetration. The West’s burgeoning ties with Libyan officials facilitated their defections and promised an easy victory over Tripoli. The NATO powers believed that with a regional uprising in Benghazi, a handful of defectors from the Gaddafi regime and their military control of the air and sea, Libya would be an easy victory on the way to a widespread rollback of the Arab Spring.

The “cover” of an orchestrated regional military-civilian “uprising” and the imperial mass media propaganda blitz against the Libyan government was sufficient to convince the majority of western leftist intellectuals to take up the cudgels for the mercenary “rebels”: Samir Samir Amin, Immanuel Wallerstein, Lowy, Juan Cole and many others backed the mercenary “rebels” … demonstrating the irrelevance and bankruptcy of the remnants of the old left.

The Long Term, Large Scale Consequences of NATOs War

The invasion and conquest of Libya marks a new phase in Western imperialism’s drive to reassert its primacy in the Arab-Islamic world. The ongoing offensive is clearly evident in the mounting pressures, sanctions, and arming of the Syrian opposition to Bashar al-Assad, the ongoing consolidation of the Egyptian military junta and the demobilization of the pro-democracy movement in Tunisia. How far “backwards” the process can be pushed depends on the revitalization and regrouping of the pro-democracy movements, currently in ebb.

Unfortunately, NATO’s victory over Libya will strengthen the arguments of the militarist wings of the US and EU ruling class who claim that the “military option” brings results, that the only policy that “the anti-colonial Arabs” understand is force. The Libyan outcome will strengthen the hand of policymakers who favor a continued long-term US-NATO presence in Iraq and Afghanistan and promote a military offensive against Iran and Syria. Israel has already capitalized on NATO’s victory against Gaddafi via its expansion of huge colonial settlements in the West Bank, increasing bombing and missile raids on Gaza, a major naval and army build-up in the Red Sea region adjoining Egypt and confrontational posturing toward Turkey.

As of early September, members of the African Union, especially South Africa, have yet to recognize the mercenary “transition” regime imposed by NATO on Libya. Aside from the Libyan people, Sub-Saharan Africa will be the biggest immediate loser in the overthrow of Gaddafi. Libya’s generous aid, grants and loans, bought the African states a degree of independence from the harsh conditions of the IMF, World Bank and Western bankers. Gaddafi was a major sponsor and backer of regional integration – including the African Union. His large scale development programs, especially oil and water infrastructure and construction projects, employed hundreds of thousands of sub-Saharan African immigrant workers and specialists who remitted billions to their home countries, helping the balance of payments and reducing deficits and poverty at home. In place of Gaddafi’s positive economic contribution, Africa now faces Tripoli transformed into a colonial outpost, fortifying US military command in Africa and a new push to strengthen military ties with the empire.

However, beyond the present-day celebrations of their imperial military success in Libya, the war only exacerbates the weakening of Western economies by diverting scarce domestic resources to wage prolonged wars with no decisive victories. Ongoing social cuts and harsh austerity programs have undercut any ruling class efforts to whip up phony mass chauvinist celebrations for “democratic victories over tyrants”. The naked aggression against Libya has heightened Russian, Chinese and Venezuelan security concerns. Russia and China will veto any UN Security Council sanctions on Syria. Venezuela and Russia are signing new multi-billion dollar military co-operation agreements, strengthening Caracas’s military defense in the wake of the Libyan invasion.

For all the ruling class and mass media euphoria, the “win” over Libya, grotesque and criminal in the destruction of Libyan secular society and the ongoing brutalization of black Libyans, does not solve the profound economic crises in the EU-US. It does not affect China’s growing competitive advantages over its western competitors. It does not end US-Israeli isolation faced with an imminent world-wide recognition of Palestine as an independent state. The absence of left-wing western intellectual solidarity for independent Third World nations, evident in their support for the imperial-based mercenary “rebels” is more than compensated by the emergence of a radical new generation of left-wing activists in South Africa, Chile, Greece, Spain, Egypt, Pakistan and elsewhere. These are youth, whose solidarity with anti-colonial regimes is based on their own experience with exploitation, “marginalization” (unemployment) and repression at home.

Is it too much to hope that a War Crimes Tribunal could be organized to prosecute NATO leaders for crimes against humanity, for genocide against the people of Libya? Can the brutal link between costly imperial wars abroad and increasing austerity and domestic decay lead to the revival of an anti-imperialist peace movement based on withdrawal of imperial troops abroad and public domestic investments for jobs, health and education for the working and middle class?

If the destruction and occupation of Libya marks a time of infamy for the NATO powers, it also establishes a new awareness that a people can struggle and resist 6 months of intense, massive bombings from all the NATO powers. Perhaps when their heroic example becomes clear and the fog of media propaganda is lifted, a new emerging generation of fighters can vindicate the battle of Libya, as a continuation of the struggle for the definitive emancipation of the Afro-Arab and Islamic peoples from the yoke of Western imperialism.

James Petras

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# EXCLUSIVE OFFICIAL DOCUMENTED TRUTH: Debunking Biased ICC on Gaddafi

SPECIAL REPORT SERIES by Lady Michelle Jennifer Santos – TSR Founder & Publisher and Strategy/Peace Negotiator with the UN Security Council Special Envoy to the Arab Nations

• / Monday, 19 September 2011

Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.  Most of the greatest evils that has been inflicted upon humanity have come through people feeling quite certain about something which, in fact, was false.  We are, indeed, in a time of universal deceit and ignorance, where telling the TRUTH is considered a revolutionary act or a crime in itself.

Bridging the colossal chasm between the TRUTH and deception around this issue is daunting. When power shifts into the hands of those with greedy and selfish intentions for it, harm comes to all parties. The difference between careless connection and a relationship of depth lies in the motives of the heart. UNADULTERATED TRUTH is heavy, therefore few care and are able to carry it. This TRUTH came with a price and it is still being paid for with innocent human blood. It killed, injured and bullied 67 of my friends, colleagues and I. It also cost the lives of thousands of fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, daughters and sons.

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There are two ways to be fooled:

One is to believe what isn’t so; the other is to refuse to believe what is so.

– Soren Kierkegaard (Danish Christian philosopher, theologian and religious author 1813 – 1855)

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The leader of the revolution and his son do not hold any official position in the Libyan government and therefore they have no connection to the claims of the ICC against them.This case is nothing but a cover for the military operations of NATO. NATO had declared its intention to assassinate Gaddafi. “
– Mohammed al-Qamoodi (Libyan justice minister)

ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo, center, has requested arrest warrants for Muammar Qaddafi, right, and his son Saif al-Islam, left.

On June 27, 2011, the International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants  against Muammar al-Gaddafi, his second eldest son Saif al-Islam and the head of Libyan intelligence, Abdullah al-Senussi. In power since 1969, Gaddafi is only the world’s second serving head of state to be issued with an ICC arrest warrant. Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo accused Gaddafi and his aides of the premeditated killing of opposition and the widespread and systematic use of “extreme and lethal violence”, detention, and torture such as ordering snipers to fire on civilians leaving mosques and against protesters.

The investigation by the court’s chief prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, followed a referral in February by the UN security council. Resolution 1970 was supported by all members of the council, including Russia and China, who are unhappy with the NATO bombing.

Judge Sanji Mmasenono Monageng announced the decision on behalf of a three-judge panel in The Hague on Monday, saying the warrants were meant to force Gaddafi and his two confidantes to appear before the court, were not proof of guilt and prevent the possibility of a cover-up.

Libya dismissed the move by the ICC, rejecting the authority of the tribunal, saying they were based on “falsified charges” and for very good reasons!

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There is nothing more frightening than active ignorance.

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German Philosopher and Diplomat 1749  – 1832)

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TSR EXCLUSIVE  OFFICIAL GADDAFI LETTER TO THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

WE ARE HONORED BY BEING THE ONLY NEWS ORGANIZATION IN THE WORLD

TO BE GIVEN THIS TRUST.

THANK YOU, MR. GADDAFI and FAMILY,

The Great Socialist People Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

and her BELOVED PEOPLE.

TSR Founder & Publisher and

Strategy/Peace Negotiator with the UN Security Council Special Envoy to the Arab Nations

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ATTN: Chief Prosecutor Mr. Luis Moreno Ocampo

International Criminal Court

Maanweg 174

The Hague

The Netherlands

27 June 2011

Dear Sirs:

RE: AMICUS CURIAR SUBMISSIONS ON BEHALF OF MUAMMAR AL-GADDAFI AND FAMILY

We refer to our letter dated 2 March 2011. We also refer to the international Arrest Warrant issued by the court today and would be obliged if you would confirm that prior to issuing such you duly considered representations made to you.

The basis of the International Criminal Court is to ensure that all leaders are accountable to justice and that nobody can avail themselves to any form of immunity when serious offenses are committed against a population. For these purposes, whilst you have issued an International Arrest Warrant against Colonel Gaddafi and two others, on order that the guiding principles of the International Criminal Court is upheld, we would be grateful if you would explain what actions are being taken against NATO forces attacking civilian population in Libya.

During the first two days of so called UN Intervention, 64 people were killed during the bombardments and a further 150 wounded. In Tripoli alone, 40 civilians died as a result of the early air strikes.

On 1 April, NATO air strikes killed 14 so called rebel fighters

and wounded 7 more at Brega.

On 7 April, NATO bombers killed 15 rebels

and wounded 22 on the outskirts of Brega.

On 27 April, NATO attacked the city of Misrata, killing 12 people

and wounding others.

On 19 June, 9 civilians were killed by a NATO

air strike on Tripoli.

On 20 June, 15 civilians, including 3 children, were killed

by another NATO air strike on Soiman.

On 24 and 25 June, 20 civilians were killed by

NATO air strikes in Brega.

The Libyan Ministry of Health have confirmed that air strikes to date by NATO have killed 3452 civilians but even if you did not accept that figure and accepted even 10% of such, it constitutes exactly the same offenses of which the International Criminal Court accuse Colonel Gaddafi and two others.

As we have stated and we must repeat the intervention in Libya has not been entirely connected to the country’s oil reserves which are conservatively estimated at 60 billion barrels the greatest in Africa and whose extraction is the lowest in the world nor is it necessarily about the 1500 billion cubic metres of natural gas. The intervention in Libya is directly related to the seizure and confiscation, unlawfully of some USD 150 billion that the country had invested abroad.

One of the countries promoting an attack on Libya is Italy. Yet, Libyan investments in Italy are considerable, including 7.5% of Uni Credit Bank, 2% of Finmeccanice, 1% of Eni and 7.5% of Uventus Football Club, all in all those amount to some USD 5.4 billion investments that are now seized and suppressed and it follows that those funds are available to those institutions without any form of control of injunction.

You will also be aware that in 2004 the USA removed Libya from the black list of co called ‘rogue states’ and this act was quickly followed by the EU that lifted the embargo in ensuring that the major oil companies returned to trade in Libya. Each year Libya held and maintained trade surplus of some USD 30 billion.

One fact that has escaped all is that in 2009 Colonel Gaddafi paid some USD 30 billion in surplus oil revenues to the citizens of Libya, the citizens that your court has now accused of some serious offenses. It is interesting to note that the first action that was taken by the USA and the European Union was to seize control not of the oil but of the money.

On 20 January 2011, the Libyan Investment Authority deposited USD 32 billion in US banks and on 28 February only 5 weeks later the US Treasury froze those accounts with the caveat that such monies would be ‘held in trust for the future of Libya’. It however served as a capital injection into the US economy and 4 days later the European Union followed suit by freezing EUR45 billion.

The freezing of such funds has of course had a strong impact in Africa where out of 25 countries, 22 of them were in the sub-Saharan Africa which badly needed such investment,. For example, the first telecommunications satellite Rascom which entered into orbit in August 2010 allowing African countries to use the communication centre outside the reach of the US owned satellites, is in need of constant maintenance which of course now lapses because of the funds held and seized because of the US and EU. More important than such was the money invested into the African Union (1) the African Investment Bank based in Tripoli (2) the African Monetary Fund based in Cameroon (3) the African Central Bank based in Nigeria. The development of those bodies enables African countries to de facto escape the control of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund which classically remain the tools of neo colonial domination and of course marks the end of the CFA Franc, the currency that 14 former French colonies are forced to use by France. Perhaps this explains why President Sarcozy remains keen on leading an intervention and deposing of Colonel Gaddafi.

We have detailed the above in order that the ICC is well aware of the motivation behind the complaint the US/UK/EU leveled in seeking to indict Colonel Gaddafi. Not having succeeded in his murder (as the US did with Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan) their final resort where murder fails is the application of the criminal justice system in offenses that are frankly nothing short of politically and economically oriented for the reasons stated above.

Whilst of course it is the duty of the court to investigate all matters, we ask that the above is properly taken into consideration and that worse offenses have been committed by those who have issued a complaint against the Libyan regime and must also be investigated.
We look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

Giovanni Di Strefano

cc Colonel M. Gaddafi, Siaf al-Islam, Abdulla al-Sanussi

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REAL WAR CRIMES BEING COMMITTED:

THE BIG PICTURE: Assault on Libya is an Assault on Entire Africa

MORE WAR CRIMES: NATO raids school, mosque, food and medical supplies;

requires bribes in borders; bombs Libyan Broadcasting

GREED OVER LIBYAN SECRET TREASURE: BLUE GOLD

Who are the Libyan Freedom Fighters and Their Patrons?

BRITISH AND FRENCH AGENTS UNDERCOVER IN LIBYA

MORE ON LIBYA CONFLICT:

Libya and the Middle East: Endgame, not Democracy

Libyan rebels using Western arms, looting Libyan Central Bank in Benghazi; Evidence of NATO war crimes

Moussa Ibrahim: “Another night of murder, terror and horror in Tripoli caused by NATO”

Putin: Who gave NATO right to kill Gaddafi?

‘War for Libyan oil planned long ago, no one cares about people’

The FUGLY Truth: Video Of Libyan Rebel Beheading Gaddafi Soldier And Other NATO War Crimes

If this is a matter for Libyan Arab Jamahiriya to decide, here is the TRUTH:

Tens of thousands of Libyans rally for Gaddafi in Tripoli: LISTEN TO US! WE WANT PEACE!

TRUTH: Libyan majority, One Million March for Gaddafi

SUPPLEMENT:

DOCUMENTARY: U.S. Foreign Policy – Secret Wars of the CIA

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THE  I.C.C. (a.k.a. WESTERN SANHEDRIN “TRIAL”) ARREST WARRANTS:

The International Criminal Court is irretrievably biased due to its Euro-centric and Africa-focused cases it handles, not to mention incompetent Judges. ICC’s claims to international jurisdiction and judicial independence are institutionally flawed and the Court has been marred by blatant double-standards and serious judicial irregularities and blundering in Africa has derailed delicate peace processes – thereby prolonging devastating civil wars.

The Hague-based ICC is increasingly being seen as the European equivalent of the US tribunal at Guantánamo Bay, which similarly claims international jurisdiction.

While the ICC presents itself as an “international” court this is quite simply not the case. Its members represent just over one quarter of the world’s population: China, Russia, the United States, India, Pakistan and Indonesia are just some of the many countries that have remained outside of the Court’s jurisdiction.

The ICC is as just “independent” as the United Nations Security Council and the Court’s European Union funding lets it be. Far from being an independent and impartial court, the ICC’s own statute grants special “prosecutorial” rights of referral and deferral to the Security Council, or more specifically its five permanent members. Political interference in the legal process was thus made part of the Court’s founding terms of reference.

The CICC claims to include, “2,500 civil society organizations in 150 different countries working in partnership to strengthen international cooperation with the ICC; ensure that the Court is fair, effective and independent; make justice both visible and universal; and advance stronger national laws that deliver justice to victims of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.”

“He who pays the piper calls the tune”

Yet, a visit to the Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) site reveals just who is behind the ICC, who is actively promoting it and networking with the ICC’s various NGO partners, and the fact that all involved boast the same financial and political supporters. The ICC is very much also tied to theEuropean Union which provides over 60 percent of its funding, plus other organizations connected to George Soros, who also instigated the Egyptian Arab Spring.

Major funding has been provided by the European Union, the Ford Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the George Soros’s Open Society Institute, the Sigrid Rausing Trust, and George Soros-funded Humanity United,as well as by the governments of Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland, and a number of individual donors.

Humanity United in turn boast partnerships with the globalist co-conspirators of BBC World Service Trust, NED/Open Society/US State Department-funded Benetech, George Soros’ Open Society Institute, and the NED-funded Solidarity Centerwhich mobilized Egypt’s labor unions just as the US-stoked unrest began to falter. These “generous supporters” are literally the same organizations that have built up the very “civil society organizations” the CICC is “working in partnership” with, and the same disingenuous organizations supplying the fake, contrived ICC with “evidence” to issue its “arrest warrants” with.

REFUTATION TO THE FALSIFIED CHARGES

Let us study the UN SC Resolution 1970 (2011)referred the situation in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.

READ THE UN SC Resolution 1970 (2011) here.

The Libyan Arab Jamahiriya never signed or ratified the international treaty establishing the International Criminal Court, therefore how can such international treaty and the International Criminal Court apply to the Libya? Based on that alone, the ICC has no jurisdiction on the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and that the immunity of the Head of State, provided by the international customary law, applies to Colonel Gaddafi.

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The ICC ruling (and Arrest Warrants) is a cover for NATO which is still trying to assassinate Gaddafi which functions as a European foreign policy vehicle. It is a political court which serves its European paymasters. The ICC’s claims to international jurisdiction and judicial independence are in any instance questionable, where not simply false. The court’s approach has been marred by obvious double standards and endemic judicial irregularities. The ICC has become the European equivalent of the US tribunal of the Guantanamo Bay.“

– Khaled Kaaim (Deputy Foreign Minister of Libya)

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The referral is invalid because it violates the Jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court in that the UN SC prescribes to the ICC who to prosecute and who not to prosecute when the Resolution prohibited the ICC from prosecuting “nationals, current or former officials or personnel from a State outside the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya which is not party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of that State for alleged acts or omissions arising out or related to operations in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya established or authorized by the Council, unless such exclusive jurisdiction has been expressly waived by the State”. Therefore, the International Criminal Court’s jurisdiction, independence and impartiality have been compromised as it has been caused to discriminate against the State of Libya and its people. In so doing, the ICC has acted in a manner that is forbidden by its governing statute.

There is no doubt that in terms of the ICC Statute the UN SC has the power to refer a “situation” to the ICC, however, that does not entitle the UN SC to arrogate themselves powers that they fancy and to even undermine and violate the ICC Statute. In other words, by issuing the warrants of arrest the ICC has complacently misled the world about its penchant to take the law into its own hands as the ICC has no jurisdiction over Libya and the UN SC does not have the competency to grant the ICC ‘powers’ over Libya as the rule of customary international law states that the Rome Treaty cannot apply to States, such as Libya, that are not signatories thereto.

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A single lie destroys a whole reputation for integrity.

– Baltasar Gracian (Spanish philosopher and writer 1601-1658)

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The ICC investigation was opened in a very short period of time compared to the other situations. In other situations, even much less complicated, the Prosecutor took much more time to decide if to open an investigation or not under at 53, ICC Statute:

Afghanistan, under valuation since 2007;

Georgia, since 2008;
Guinea, since 2009;
Colombia, since 2006;

Regarding the investigations already opened by the ICC Prosecutor,

Congo, took 2 months
Central Africa, 4 months
Uganda, 6 months
Darfur, 3 months

Regarding the situation in Libya, the Prosecutor took 3 days to decide to open an investigation (in such time he had to consider all the information he had, the jurisdiction, the admissibility and the interests of justice). In just 5 days the ICC Prosecutor already indicated the names of the persons under investigation.

Judge as of 11 March 2009, for a term of nine years. Assigned to the Pre-Trial Division. Elected from the Western European and Others Group of States (WEOG), list A. Judge Tarfusser (1954) has served the Public Prosecution Office of the Bolzano District Court, Italy, as Deputy Public Prosecutor for a period of sixteen years and then as Chief Public Prosecutor for a further eight years. Under his guidance the working practices of the Office were radically restructured, the organisational model of which is now considered as the standard for the entire justice administration system throughout Italy. Furthermore, Judge Tarfusser’s involvement as Public Prosecutor includes a number of investigations and trials encompassing crimes against individuals; crimes against the state, including terrorism; crimes against public administration such as extortion and corruption; trafficking; smuggling and European Union fraud; and organised crime such as money laundering. During his career he has lectured at a number of law faculties within Italy and has been appointed to a number of rogatory commissions in Europe, Belarus and the Dominican Republic.

The arrest warrant itself is based on ICC’s own “investigation.” The ICC said, “in the course of its investigation, due to unprecedented cooperation from different States and organisations (none of which are currently working in Libya), the Office of the Prosecutor has been able to collect extensive documentation and evidence in a short period of time, through 30 missions to 11 States, and through interviews with a large number of persons, including key insiders and eyewitnesses. ” Such a premise is so recklessly irresponsible, so baseless, and so morally bankrupt, it is easy to see why the African Union has such a difficult time accepting it.

The “evidence” presented by the “Office of the Prosecutor” reveals a retarded scrapbook using all obviously biased Western propaganda version of articles and reports taken from disingenuous organizations funded by the same corporations and foundations that contrived the ICC itself. The entire basis of the “Prosecutor’s” case is built upon reports taken from BBC, Al Jazeera, the London Guardian,New York Times, the US State Department’s Broadcasting Board of Governors-run Voice of America, George Soros funded Human Rights Watch, and the National Endowment for Democracy and Tides Foundation-fundedInternational Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), etc, which

NOTE: US State Secretary Hillary Clinton is a board member of Broadcasting Board of Governors!

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There IS a Cyber Geopolitical War; 96% world news are all HALF-TRUTHS for a reasonThis is the very reason why Gaddafi and the rest of the poor people of the Middle East and Africa are losing their war on defending their sovereignty.

Future wars of mass manoeuvre are more likely to be fought through the minds of millions looking at computer and television screens than on some modern equivalent of the Cold War’s North German Plain. Indeed some might argue the screen is our generation’s North German Plain, the place where future war will be won or lost.

– Gen. Sir David Richards, One of the NATO Commander in charge of Libya attacks

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This is extraordinary given that the referral by the UN SC violates the ICC Statute. This goes to show that the ICC Prosecutor is absolutely not independent. The ICC did not show to be independent and impartial in this matter. For example, one of the judges of the Pre-Trial Chamber I, Mr. Cuno Tarfusser, recently made statements to the Italian media on the situation in Libya which indicated that the ICC is not impartial.

THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT IS A HYPOCRITE AND A FARCE!

Much earlier than the establishment by the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on July 1, 2002, the UN Charter was created “to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our life time has brought untold sorrow to mankind.”

Chapter I states:

“To maintain international peace and security, (member states shall respect the) principle of the sovereign equality (of other members), settle their international disputes by peaceful means, (and) refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state.”

Since October 1945, UN leadership nor the ICC do anything to deter war, human rights abuses, or other high crimes of powerful member states, notably Western ones and Israel, repeatedly committing crimes of war and against humanity with impunity. In particular, America whose leaders commit the worst of high crimes, has acted lawlessly with impunity, yet no international body or court holds them accountable such as the cases of Yugoslavia/Serbia’s Slobodan Milosevic, Liberia’s Charles Taylor, Sudan’s Omar Hassan al-Bashir, Saddam Hussein (by Washington’s Iraqi Special Tribunal) and others, like Muammar Gaddafi, who now face similar charges.

The ICC has ignored all European or Western human rights abuses in conflicts such as those in Afghanistan and Iraq or human rights abuses by Western client states and even Israel. Instead, the Europeans have chosen to focus the Court exclusively on Africa. Despite over 8,000 complaints about alleged crimes in at least 139 countries, the ICC has started investigations into just five countries, all of them African. Given Africa’s previous traumatic experience with the very same colonial powers that now in effect direct the ICC, this must create an alarming déjà vu for those who live on the continent. The EU is additionally guilty of economic blackmail in tying aid for developing countries to ICC membership.

ICC chief prosecutor Jose Luis Moreno-Ocampo “sought arrest warrants” for Gaddafi, his son Saif al-Islam, and brother-in-law intelligence chief, Abdullah Al-Sanous, on “charges of orchestrating systematic attacks against civilians (amounting to) crimes against humanity.” He then slanderously calls Saif a“de facto prime minister” and Al-Sanousi the “right-hand man, his executioner,” Moreno-Campo’s announced evidence was alleged intelligence from other governments and “a lot of phone calls from (outside and) inside Libya.”

He continued to claim,

Gaddafi’s “forces attacked Libyan civilians in their homes and in public spaces, shot demonstrators with live ammunition, used heavy weaponry against participants in funeral processions, and placed snipers to kill those leaving mosques after prayers.”

“The (alleged) evidence shows that such persecution is still ongoing as I speak today in the areas under Gaddafi’s control. (His) forces have prepared a list with the names of alleged dissidents, and they are being arrested, put into prisons in Tripoli, tortured and made to disappear.”

PERSONAL REMARK: ALL LIES as I know all this independently and first hand as I took notes with my mentor and best friend, the UN Security Council Special Envoy to the Arab Nations that Coalition has been trying to assassinate the entire time we were brokering peace with the rebels!

Here is a fact that Western media airbrush and mostly released regurgitated managed news, reporting everything but the truth.

“It is the rebels who took up arms in the middle of our peaceful cities and caused the death of many people (by recruiting foreign mercenary) fighters from several nationalities.”

NOTE: Mr. Moreno-Ocampo, with this report, I will give you NAMES of persons and companies who were in charge of the media propaganda as well as instigators. I find it very interesting that you would cover up the big 5 American Equity firms who started this. The Western Media, with their paid bloggers also ought to be tried for War Crimes just as Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi Propaganda Minister. They were fueling World War 3 and reporting lies as well as slander. However, since none of you can do your job properly, I think it is time humanity ought to put your group on trial.

If you want another real cases of atrocities,

On May 14: NATO massacred Libyan religious leaders at Brega.

On May 13: NATO killed over 150 of Libya’s most senior Imams who assembled for a peace conference. (NOTE: Brega was chosen….because it is the closest government held town to the rebel held stronghold of Benghazi, and the Imams planned to send a delegation (there) following the conference. But, early on May 13, NATO bombed their site, killing at least 10, injuring over 40 others severely enough to require hospitalization)

Two Imans traveled back to Tripoli, held a press conference and condemned the attack. NATO confirmed it, claiming it targeted a “command and control center,” a deliberate lie.

FYI: The structure was a temporary residential complex or guest quarters and it was unrelated to Libya’s military.

Or the 28 children who died 3 hours after the bogus NO FLY ZONE was implemented, and not long after that the 1200 civilians the French Rafale jets targeted in a University town?

Mr. Moreno-Ocampo is on a witch-hunt rather than legitimate justice and doing his job that is paid to do!Notably, Washington pressured the Security Council last February to investigate “widespread and systematic attacks” against Libyans it instigated by enlisting, arming and funding insurgent fighters.

They, not Gaddafi, incited violence. Sarcozy fired the bullets and bombs first. We called on ceasefire, there were no Gaddafi planes that left the ground. The Coalition sent assassins, snipers, spies, and covered the ground with bombs and bullets with the French Rafale jets! Justifiably, Gaddafi responded to stop it to protect his people. He kept his word of ceasefire. Victimized by imperial intervention, he’s now targeted for doing his job as a sovereign leader of Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

Claiming ample evidence shows Gaddafi “personally ordered attacks on unarmed Libyan civilians” is gross hypocrisy with no credibility whatever.

As I go on expanding my personal account and report of the overall scenario, let me  underline the fact that no humanitarian crisis existed until America and its imperial partners showed up lawlessly. The attack on the Arab Nations and in particular, Libya was planned many months and years, in advance, with grand scheme includes:

– replacing one despot with another;

– preventing any direct democratic spark from emerging;

– colonizing Libya;

– balkanizing the country;

– establishing new Pentagon bases;

– using them to intimidate neighboring states;

– dominating the Mediterranean Basin and entire African continent; and

– carving up Libya for profit by stealing its wealth, controlling its money and resources, exploiting its people, turning workers into serfs, and privatizing its state enterprises under Western control, no matter how many corpses and mass destruction it takes to do it.

There are real material interests at stake, fortunes to be made many times over. This intervention is intended to enrich the Western investors and keep the world safe for them.

ICC Prosecuting Judge Moreno-Ocampo is a War Crime Accomplice

It seems ICC Prosecuting Judge, Moreno-Ocampo is quite convinced he is above international law and “impartial”, I would like to let the world know that since appointed on June 16, 2003, he has abstained from any imperial prosecutions, exposing himself as complicit with horrific Western crimes of war and against humanity, leaving America, Israel, and other culpable states unaccountable.

Instead of doing his “impartial” job for the international community, he chose soft targets, in particular Western designated ones, including outlier officials in Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, Sudan, Kenya, and Libya, absolving the most culpable big fish, particularly George W Bush, Cheney, Obama, key people under them, and top Pentagon commanders.

Moreover, he avoids prosecuting rogue Western-allied MENA country (Middle East/North Africa) allies, including:

– Egypt’s military junta;

– Afghan ones;

– Bahrain;

– Saudi Arabia;

– other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states;

– Yemen;

– Morocco;

– Algeria;

– Tunisia; and

– most notably of all, Israel, by far the region’s most culpable state for over six decades,

responsible for horrendous crimes of war and against humanity.

Since the Tribunal thinks they can be the only one who can compile evidentiary support, I would like to share actual cables that prove his “impartiality” and “competence” as a Prosecuting Judge like he is now :

C O N F I D E N T I A L USUN NEW YORK 000306

EO 12958 DECL: 03/23/2019

TAGS PGOV, PREL, UNSC, PHUM, SU, XW

SUBJECT: (C) ICC’S OCAMPO ON SUDAN: GO AFTER BASHIR’S MONEY AND CALL FOR HIS ARREST; REASSURE CHINA

Classified By: Ambassador Alejandro D. Wolff, for reasons 1.4 b/d

1. (C)  International Criminal Court Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo told Ambassadors Rice and Wolff on March 20 that Sudanese President Bashir needed to be isolated. Ocampo suggested if Bashir’s stash of money were disclosed (he put the figure at possibly $9 billion), it would change Sudanese public opnion from him being a ‘crusader’ to that of a thief. Ocampo reported Lloyd’s Bank in London might be holding or knowledgeable of the whereabouts of his money. Ocampo suggested simply exposing that Bashir had illegal accounts would be enough to turn the Sudanese against him, “as with Pinochet.” 2. (C) Ocampo said Bashir invents conflict to create a better negotiating position, and thought Bashir was using the expulsion of the NGOs to divert attention away from his arrest warrant. Ocampo suggested the U.S. and the international community also needed to push for Bashir’s arrest to isolate him. Ocampo likened Bashir’s situation to “a bleeding shark being surrounded by other sharks,” with no loyalty, only greed, motivating those competing for power. By promoting the possibility of Bashir’s arrest, Bashir would be further marginalized within Sudan’s ruling elite, Ocampo thought. 3. (C) Ocampo suggested it would be beneficial to reassureChina that its access to oil would not be jeopardized. If Chinabelieved Bashir was becoming a destabilizing influence, Ocampo said China might be more open to his removal as long as his replacement would guarantee support for China’s economic interests. Wolff A dispatch from Alberto M. Fernandez of the Khartoum embassy, dated 11 December 2008, reports on a 7 December briefing by UNAMID’s Joint Special Representative Rodolphe Adada. Under the sub-head ‘Ocampo’s Imaginary Numbers’, Fernandez writes: 7. (C) Adada ppoured scorn on the “wildly inaccurate” recent statements of ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo that “5,000 people were being killed each month in Darfur.” He added that who would be so naive and ill-informed to believe such a thing” He noted that this would be over a hundred people a day being killed, a level of violence not seen in Darfur for several years (Note: probably not since 2005). Even the horrific Kalma camp massacre of August 25, 2008 which killed 33 innocent people was “one crime on one day, this doesn’t happen very often.” He mused that such patently absurd and false information put out by Ocampo doesn’t make him look very credible in the eyes of those who actually know something about the reality of Darfur. There’s still more of interest in a report on a visit by a senior Chinese official to Khartoum. The US diplomat says that Chinese concern about the issuance of an arrest warrant against President Bashir was ‘well-founded’, ‘useful and helpful’. Thursday, 04 September 2008, 10:56 C O N F I D E N T I A L SECTION 01 OF 02 KHARTOUM 001354 SIPDIS DEPT FOR AF A/S FRAZER, S/E WILLIAMSON, AF/SPG NSC FOR PITTMAN AND HUDSON ADDIS ABABA FOR USA EO 12958 DECL: 08/12/2018 TAGS PGOV, PREL, KPKO, UNSC, AU-1, SU, CM SUBJECT: CHINA COUNSELS SUDANESE ENGAGEMENT, U.S. RESTRAINT IN ICC PROCEEDINGS AGAINST BASHIR Classified By: CDA Alberto M. Fernandez, for reasons 1.4 (b) and (d) 1. (C) Summary: During his recent visit to Sudan, Chinese Special Envoy Zhai Jun strongly counseled the GOS to remain prudent in dealing with the threatened arrest warrant for President Bashir and to continue to engage with the international community, according to Chinese Ambassador Li. Zhai even suggested that Sudan contact the ICC itself. Li encouraged the USG to consider shared interests in Sudan,s stability and not to veto a UNSCR postponing the ICC proceedings. CDA Fernandez thanked China for its helpful message to the GOS, and reported that the USG has made no decision whatsoever regarding an Article 16 vote. He emphasized that the USG’s primary concern remains tangible improvements in the situation in Darfur, the recent violence by the regime in Kalma Camp was a setback, and thus far the USG sees no reason to postpone ICC action. End Summary. Special Envoy Zhen,s Message to Khartoum – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 2. (C) On September 3, Chinese Ambassador Li Cheng Wen briefed Charge Fernandez on Chinese Special Envoy and Assistant Foreign Minister Zhai Jun,s recent visit to Sudan. Zhai, who is responsible for Africa and the Middle East, inaugurated the new Chinese consulate in Juba and discussed the possible ICC indictment of President Bashir with GOS officials inKhartoum. On the latter issue, Li stated that Zhai expressed grave concern about the negative effect an ICC indictment would have on resolving the Darfur crisis. Zhai found Bashir to be quite receptive. 3. (C) According to Li, SE Zhai praised the GOS for its calm handling of the matter thus far, and encouraged GOS officials to continue to mobilize internally and engage the international community, including the UN Security Council and especially the P-5. Zhai also made a “friendly suggestion” that the GOS consider communicating with the ICC itself, either directly or indirectly. Li expressed hope that such contact could influence and perhaps “curb the next steps” in the ICC process. He stated that the GOC views ICC indictment not only as a political, not a legal matter. As such, it is encouraging the GOS to pursue both legal and political solutions to the problem. ICC Action Threatens Darfur Progress – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 4. (C) Li stated that the GOC is extremely worried about how the ICC indictment will affect in Darfur, asserting that it has hardened the rebels’ stance towards peace. He believes that GOS officials now understand the gravity of the situation they have created over the years, and hopes they will heed GOC advice continue to engage with the international community. “Not heating up this matter is in the interest of all parties,” he said. 5. (C) CDA Fernandez thanked Li for China,s helpful and useful message to the GOS. He noted that while the United Statesshares GOC concerns about Sudan,s stability, its primary focus is achieving tangible improvements in the situation in Darfur, especially in regards to humanitarian access. He continued that while GOS contact with the ICC might influence P-5 members France and theUK, it does not by itself concern the United States, which is not a party to the ICC. 6. (C) Li concurred that the GOS could do more to speed up humanitarian access and take other positive actions but cautioned that “only pressuring the Sudanese government is no use.” Continued antagonism serves to strengthen the suspicions of hardliners within the NCP that the West is plotting againstSudan, he said. Rather, “we need to engage with them” to help solve the Darfur crisis. Both agreed that there is some anecdotal evidence of regime infighting about what is the best strategy: cooperation or escalation. 7. (C) Li expressed puzzlement at perceived British and French support for ICC Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo. He stated that “whoever had a role in creating this problem will bear responsibility” if Sudan descends into chaos as a result of the ICC indictment, adding that such an outcome could have been easily forecast. He declared that destabilization of Sudan is in no one’s interest, adding that “to help Sudan is to help ourselves. I hope the British and French understand this philosophy.” He observed that French companies have oil interests in Sudan as well as in Chad. . CDA Fernandez agreed that an ICC indictment will present great challenges to achieving peace in Darfur, but commented that the decision to indict President Bashir was may bave been made by an overzealous prosecutor and is not the result of “high politics” or a conspiracy by the West. He noted President Bashir’s sweeping claims to want to change the situation in Darfur for the better, “we want to see tangible results, not words or process.” U.S. Should Not Block Delaying ICC Action – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 8. (C) CDA Fernandez’ meeting with Li followed a flurry of erroneous media reports that China is expected to “veto” the issuance of an arrest warrant for President Bashir. (Note: For example, the newspaper Akher Lahza ran a story with the headline “China Does Not Rule Out Veto To Invalidate Ocampo’s Allegations,” which noted that “President Bashir received a verbal message from his Chinese counterpart expressing a his country’s support for Sudan regarding Ocampo’s allegations,” but that “Peking denied reaching the stage of using a veto to invalidate the ICC prosecutor’s procedures because the case is still in its primary phase.” Another daily, Al-Rae’d, ran a headline “Chinese veto awaits Ocampo.” End Note.) Li acknowledged that these reports suggest a fundamental misunderstanding of role of Article 16 of the ICC Statute by the Sudanese public, and that it is a P-3 veto of a deferral of the ICC proceedings that GOS must worry about. He urged the USG to think of its and Chinese “mutual interests” in Africa when making a decision. “Stability is in the interests of all parties,” he said. “It’s what we should work for in the New World Order.” Comment – – – – 9. (C) Li’s concern that the issuance of an arrest warrant for President Bashir could have profound destabilizing effects are well founded. Combined with the end of the rainy season and renewal of rebel activity on both sides of the Chad-Sudan border, the ICC indictment could set off a chain reaction of violence and instability. China’s encouragement of GOS internal mobilization and international engagement, including with the ICC, is both useful and helpful, but its unclear whether the NCP even has the capability, let alone the willpower, to take any action towards solving the crisis if it can decide what those steps should be. FERNANDEZ ______________________________________ You want a REAL War Criminal, take this one first. MORE to come: President Nicolas “Bling” Sarcozy: A CIA implant Nazi supporting Warmonger ______________________________________ It seems I may have to remind our ICC Prosecuting Judges who have forgotten our Universal Declaration of Human Rights and international laws such as Geneva Convention of 1949 – which comprises of four treaties, and three additional protocols, and are established as standards of international law for the humanitarian treatment of the victims of war. The articles of the Fourth Geneva Convention (1949) extensively defined the basic rights of prisoners (civil and military) during war; it is established for the protections of the wounded; the civilians in and around a war zone. The treaties of 1949 were ratified, in whole or with reservations, by 194 countries, including Libya. The international law defines the rights and protections of non-combatants, thus: Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing by an INDEPENDENT and IMPARTIAL tribunal, in the determination of his rights and obligations and of any criminal charge against him. – Universal Declaration of Human Rights Protected persons are entitled, in all circumstances, to respect for their persons, their honor, their family rights, their religious convictions and practices, and their manners and customs. They shall, at all times, be humanely treated, and shall be protected, especially against all acts of violence or threats thereof and against insults and public curiosity.Women shall be especially protected against any attack on their honor, in particular against rape, enforced prostitution, or any form of indecent assault. Without prejudice to the provisions relating to their state of health, age and sex, all protected persons shall be treated with the same consideration by the Party to the conflict in whose power they are, without any adverse distinction based, in particular, on race, religion or political opinion. However, the Parties to the conflict may take such measures of control and security in regard to protected persons as may be necessary as a result of the war. “ – Article 27, Fourth Geneva Convention (1949) Article 1 of Protocol I clarifies that armed conflict against colonial domination and foreign occupation also qualifies as an international conflict, which should be used for defending Libyan sovereignty. The Libya debate meets these criteria, and thus, the full protections of the Conventions should apply to take everything into account and put these criminals in a war tribunal for these heinous crimes. Base on the Convention, these serious crimes, legally termed as grave breaches, the atrocities done to Libya and Gaddafi are to be considered as war crime.US/UK/EU/NATO and the GROUP of 5 Big American Equity Fund Executive instigators of this international conflict have breached the Third and Fourth Geneva Conventions against Gaddafi, Libya and humanity, which is supposedly protected by the Convention: • willful killing, torture or inhumane treatment, including biological experiments • willfully causing great suffering or serious injury to body or health • compelling someone to serve in the forces of a hostile power • willfully depriving someone of the right to a fair trial • extensive destruction and appropriation of property not justified by military necessity and carried out unlawfully and wantonly The International Laws also stipulates that when the Geneva Conventions are applied, governments must surrender a certain degree of their national sovereignty to comply with international law. Again, it is hypocritical of the Court to ask Mr. Gaddafi and his cohorts to step forward into the obviously impartial Western Sanhedrin filled with Pharisaical mob in addition to baseless allegations and lack of substantial evidentiary support. The Court’s proceedings have often been questionable where not farcical. Its judges – some of whom have never been lawyers, let alone judges – are the result of vote-trading amongst member states. The Court has produced witnesses who recanted their testimony the moment they got into the witness box, admitting that they were coached by non-governmental organisations as to what false statements to make. There have been prosecutorial decisions which should have ended any fair trial because they compromised the integrity of any subsequent process. The ICC’s first trial stalled because of judicial decisions to add new charges half-way through proceedings. Simply put, the Court has been making things up as it goes along. The ICC claims to be “economical”, yet costs half a billion Euros to put on one deeply flawed trial, which subsequently ground to a halt for months. The ICC claims to be victim-centred yet in practice full of ambivalence towards victim communities. The ICC claims to bring “swift justice” but it has taken several years to bring the first accused to trial for allegedly using child soldiers. The Nuremberg trials, which addressed infinitely more serious charges, were over within a year. The ICC claims to be fighting impunity, yet it has afforded de facto immunity and impunity to several serial abusers of human rights who happen to be friends of the European Union and United States. Absolving Israel, America and its complicit partners mocks the notion of a legitimate tribunal. Worse still is targeting their victims, making them pay for imperial crimes. The ICC does not have Africa’s welfare at heart, only the furtherance of Western, and especially European, foreign policy and its own bureaucratic imperative – to exist, to employ more Europeans and North Americans and where possible to continue to increase its budget. Business as usual. Since everything has no validity and charades, it is imperative that NATO to stop their bombings and to also abandon its threat to kill Colonel Qadhafi and allow the ICC disputed process to take course. Failing which, it would mean that the ICC is not recognized and respected by NATO itself. Furthermore, NATO should immediately announce a ceasefire to guarantee the safety of the legitimate Libyan Leader, Colonel Qadhafi and other representatives and officials of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya to exercise their right to defend themselves in a fair tribunal. The case against Muammar al-Gaddafi, his second eldest son Saif al-Islam and the head of Libyan intelligence, Abdullah al-Senussi is founded on the desperation to have access to the rich oil resources and not any legal ground as NATO should account on the destruction of Libyan infrastructure, killing of innocent civilians, women and children as well as the deprivation of access to basic necessities, including baby food. Having the ICC issue illegitimate warrants very quickly as well the adamant referral of the Coalition and NATO speaks volumes of desperation because TRUTH be told and when all independent facts are presented as I am doing, Coalition members are the ones deserving of a War Tribunal for the blood of thousands are in their hands, not only breaking both international laand state laws with the assassination attempts. The merit of the facts alleged do not require long comments for they are the result of a campaign conducted through the media. A great deal of information that has been given to the media has already proven to be false. It is responsibility of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya to use all legitimate means to maintain and re-establish law and order in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and to defend the unity and the territorial integrity of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. PERSONAL REMARKS: Who hold these people accountable? NO ONE, because they either bought, coerced, and placed puppets in every single government around the world! The mainstream media is their arm.THIS IS AN INFORMATION WAR and Humanity is losing against that. This is the only reason why we have not been able to stop it because of the propaganda for which yours truly will be giving the FULL PICTURE soon. They have killed 67 of my colleagues and 25-30 staff. They have also taken my UN Security Council Special Envoy to the Arab Nations, a British Lord, my mentor and brother, as captive in order for this TRUTH not to come out. WE are the original crew and I am the last one standing. I am the one that the Special Envoy in captive mandated to give the FULL REPORT and TRUTH to the United Nations Security and the media. But due to how events unfolded, I cannot and do not know who to trust anymore. I am very disappointed since these “leaders” have given their word that they will ENDORSE our report and we will then REMOVE THE NO FLY ZONE . After these people took my mentor, everything went backwards: They recognized the “Libyan rebels” who are undocumented criminals, fund them and made them “government”. There are many more things happening and I am in outrage at how billions of dollars are being used on propaganda to make what I have to say silent, so they can continue violating all state and international laws. There are much facts and so much to do as I am doing the work of a 1000 people this moment, so thank you for your patience. I also have to thread smartly which to release due to my safety. To the people who wonder who I am and where I got my information, the only way for you to verify is you can ask the highest level executives and world leaders at the United Nations. My name is in the most highly classified papers. In its core, this “humanitarian just war” is GENOCIDEand a war on many levels for which I will tell the world. But they are forcing New World Order and if we don’t stop this (and what they are doing in the Middle East), this is a pretext to a bigger war: World Nuclear War. This war is beyond Gaddafi. Libya, Syria, Yemen, Egypt, etc are all part of a bigger CHESS GAME for which I will tell the world. You will know soon. What is urgent is to stop US/UK/France/NATO now. Don’t let it bleed further. They are not protecting any civilians. That was the charade. That is all I can say now. Subscribe to our pages on Facebook and this site. Share it. We cannot count on and trust the mainstream media. They are part of it. More TRUTH, names and stories to be revealed. Stay tuned with Publisher Recommends (and soon Briefing Room when we do War Criminal Profiles) section. Please share this official report to all your governments, elected officials, and absolutely everyone on the planet. If there is anytime in history that we are much more fragmented as a world, this is it. We are witnessing the darkest time of our history and I implore every peace loving Warriors out there to stand and commit in demanding Global Reform. We are not going to agree to more tyranny cloaked as “Democracy”. We cannot stand in silence anymore. It is time to push back these bullies and say ENOUGH. We need you to get behind what we are doing. We need action now. Sign under this article to show your support. If there is anyone among you leaders who still have integrity, noble and fearlessly love TRUTH, I ask you to stand with me. I ask you to demand justice. I ask you to represent the people you serve and the country you love. I ask you to stand against tyranny and fight for freedom. I ask you to unite for true peace, order, common prosperity, decency, harmony, fairness and justice. I ask you stand with me and say ENOUGH. No more charades. No more false peace. No more wars for these people’s lust for power, domination, neo-colonialist plans, corruption and greed. Let us be humans. Let us love, respect and honor one another. Remember, remember, Humanity. Remember July 12, 2011. D – Day. The day Democracy died and Universal Fusionism is born. Let us rise together in unity with one single purpose: Global Reform. May the real descendants of Noble Dragons and Tigers rise now from the East, for me and with me. It is time to crush some Reptiles and cockroaches, defend Humanity and noble virtues, and take back our planet. IT IS TIME. _______________________________________ AUTHOR: Lady Michelle Jennifer Santos – TSR Founder & Publisher and Strategy/Peace Negotiator with the UN Security Council Special Envoy to the Arab Nations (Author BIOGRAPHY here.) NOTE: To the people who wonder who I am and where I got my information, the only way for you to verify is you can ask the highest level executives and world leaders at the United Nations. My name is in the most highly classified papers. My UN mentor is a First Level Ambassador. It is the highest ranking ambassador and diplomat on the planet. His uncle was one of the founders of the United Nations. He was grooming me. I am very much an insider and these TRUTHS are being suppressed purposely. Many of the things I write are parts of the puzzles I’ve solved for the purpose of Defending Humanity. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– # TELESUR: 50,000 PEOPLE IN LIBYA KILLED BY NATO http://counterpsyops.wordpress.com/2011/09/18/telesur-50000-people-in-libya-killed-by-nato/ Correo del Orinoco International This week Telesur welcomed home a news team just back from covering NATO’s war on Libya from that nation’s capital, Tripoli. On arrival at Venezuela’s Maiquetia International Airport, the journalists denounced the ongoing ‘fabrication of lies’ by mainstream media outlets and accused the international press of ‘producing the arguments needed for a continuation of the war’. The Libyan people ‘have been invaded by destruction, war, suffering and death, when the solution to the conflict could have been secured by peaceful means’, affirmed Telesur journalist Rolando Segura, who spent the last four months in Libya alongside cameraman Henry Pillajo. Segura and Pillajo are among the handful of independent journalists who covered largely underreported stories that include: NATO’s bombing of civilian targets; the indiscriminate killing of black migrant workers by rebel forces; the million strong ‘Green March’ held across Libya demanding reconciliation between the government and opposition forces; the rebel takeover and silencing of Libya’s public broadcasting channels; and the fabricated takeover of Tripoli’s Green Plaza late last month – filmed in Qatar and disseminated by international mainstream media outlets, the video successfully secured recognition of the NATO-backed National Transition Council (CNT) as the ‘new government in Libya’ and convinced many Libyan embassy staff abroad to defect. After an August 8-9 NATO missile strike killed 85 civilians, 33 of which were children, Telesur’s Segura interviewed Abu Mimiar, brother of one of those killed. Mimiar asked the Telesur reporter if the killing of his brother, a rural farmer, ‘is the protection of civilians they (NATO) talk about? Or is it that those of us who care for and support Gaddafi don’t deserve protection?’ 50,000 KILLED IN LIBYAN WAR According to Segura, who spoke Tuesday at a forum in Caracas organized by Correo del Orinoco, ‘there is talk of an estimated 1,800 killed by NATO bombs and, as a result of the entire conflict, something like 50,000 dead in total – persons who were massacred as a result of this invasion, this aggression, against Libya’. The bombings, as well as advances made by NATO-backed rebel forces, ‘were made possible by the lies of the mass media that reproduced an editorial line without any questioning at all’, affirmed Segura. Segura’s blog [http://rolandotelesur. blogspot.com/], in Spanish, has been one of the only independent sources of news, analysis, and images in the aftermath of NATO bombings across Libya. The Telesur crew left Libya late last week, traveling 36 hours by boat from the Libyan coast to Malta, an island just south of Sicily, Italy. The two crowded in a boat fit for 12 alongside 50 other passengers, all of whom sought refuge from war-torn Tripoli. Since 19 March this year, the United States and its NATO allies have launched over 20,000 sorties over Libya, carrying out an estimated 9,000 air strikes. This past Sunday alone, NATO carried out 52 aerial attacks. Damage to the country’s highly developed infrastructure – including its oil industry, water supply networks, food storage facilities, communications installations, and public health system – has resulted in growing shortages of food, water, and medicine. TELESUR VS. NEW FORMAT FOR WAR Speaking to a crowd gathered on Monday, Venezuelan Minister of Communication and Information Andres Izarra praised Telesur’s role in Libya and said ‘US imperialism’ had ‘sown together a new format for imperial aggression’ by using ‘the hegemonic international media’ to demonize governments opposed to US foreign policy. This new ‘format,’ he said, involves ‘instigating revolutions of color, revolutions of spring’ inn countries in which imperialism claims ‘civil liberties are restricted’. Demonization is followed by international media campaigns to topple anti-US governments and, if necessary, direct military intervention follows. According to Izarra, this new method for attacking sovereign nations has ‘already had a partialn victory in Libya’ and ‘at this moment is a serious threat to Syria’. Izarra praised Telesur reporters in Tripoli, who showed ‘a city that was going about living its normal, daily life’ as international press attempted to portray ‘a dictator, Gaddafi, massacring his own people’ in order to justify NATO’s war. Jordan Rodriguez, Telesur´s reporter in Tripoli at the start of NATO bombings, told the press that NATO is currently the only force responsible for ‘bombings that are taking place in Libya’ and blamed the international force for ‘killing innocent civilians, women and children’. Rodriguez pointed out that while NATO bombs continue to hit populated urban centers, ‘we watch as the large networks like CNN and the BBC report on the precision of NATO bombs’ instead of the impact these bombs have on the Libyan people’s daily life. According to Rodriguez, Telesur has ‘shown another other side of the conflict’. ‘When we (Telesur) spoke to Libyans from rural and other areas, many showed a great deal of appreciation for Moammar Gaddafi. We are talking about the poorest country in all of the Maghreb, before the arrival of the Revolution. The proof is in the statistics, in the hospitals that look like high tech clinics, eightlane highways, the highest quality education’, he said. Rodriguez accused the US and NATO allies of instigating, arming and training the rebel forces. He said that when speaking to anti-Gaddafi rebels on the ground, ‘all they said is that they wanted ‘Gaddafi to go,’ giving no argumentation’. Gaddafi was forced into hiding after NATO-backed opposition forces seized on weeks of airstrikes in Tripoli, capturing government offices and the presidential palace. Footage of the socalled ‘Fall of Tripoli’ was widely disseminated by the mainstream media and opposition forces received almost immediate recognition as the ‘new government’ in Libya. VOICE OF TRUTH According to Telesur President Patricia Villegas the Caracas- based Latin American news outlet plans to keep staff in Libya indefinitely as NATO steps up efforts to destroy support for Gaddafi and maintain the pro-Western ‘transitional government’. According to Villegas, the station’s overall objective ‘has always been’ to provide a ‘voice to the victims of conflict,’ as was the case during the 2009 military coup in Honduras, the attempted ouster of Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa in 2010, the popular uprising against former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, and most recently, the NATO bombing of Libya. ‘We didn’t arrive (in Libya) alongside the invaders’, affirmed Villegas. ‘We didn’t arrive with the bullets…Other media outlets did. Other media outlets are riding in the rebels’ cars; others are protected by private securitycompanies. This is not the journalistic practice of Telesur. We have told this story since it first began’, she said. ‘Regardless of whether or not the leader (Gaddafi) is ‘correct,’ we have been witness to exceptional acts of aggression by NATO; of NATO bombs not only attacking military but also civilian targets’, she affirmed. CHAVEZ PRAISES TELESUR Over the weekend Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez praised Telesur’s coverage of the war on Libya, stressing the importance of breaking apart the media blockade imposed by ‘US Empire’ and its allies in international and local media networks. ‘I want us to award the Telesur correspondents with an honor, the highest honor given by the Republic. Those people are the ones telling the truth’. said Chavez. ‘Our recognition and admiration goes out to Telesur and its correspondents in Libya…What courage!’ he said. (source: Libya360) thomasmantell Destroying a Country’s Standard of Living: What Libya Had Achieved, What has been Destroyed http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=26686 by Prof. Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, September 20, 2011 “There is no tomorrow” under a NATO sponsored Al Qaeda rebellion. While a “pro-democracy” rebel government has been instated, the country has been destroyed. Against the backdrop of war propaganda, Libya’s economic and social achievements over the last thirty years, have been brutally reversed: The [Libyan Arab Jamahiriya] has had a high standard of living and a robust per capita daily caloric intake of 3144. The country has made strides in public health and, since 1980, child mortality rates have dropped from 70 per thousand live births to 19 in 2009. Life expectancy has risen from 61 to 74 years of age during the same span of years. (FAO, Rome, Libya, Country Profile,) According to sectors of the “Progressive Left” which have endorsed NATO’s R2P mandate: “The mood across Libya, particularly in Tripoli, is absolutely—like there’s just a feeling of euphoriaeverywhere. People are incredibly excited about starting afresh. There’s a real sense of rebirth, a feeling that their lives are starting anew. (DemocracyNow.org, September 14, 2011 emphasis added) The rebels are casually presented as “liberators”. The central role of Al Qaeda affilated terrorists within rebel ranks is not mentioned. “Starting afresh” in the wake of destruction? Fear and Social Despair, Countless Deaths and Atrocities, amply documented by the independent media. No euphoria…. A historical reversal in the country’s economic and social development has occurred. The achievements have been erased. The NATO invasion and occupation marks the ruinous “rebirth” of Libya’s standard of living That is the forbidden and unspoken truth: an entire Nation has been destabilized and destroyed, its people driven into abysmal poverty. The objective of the NATO bombings from the outset was to destroy the country’s standard of living, its health infrastructure, its schools and hospitals, its water distribution system. And then “rebuild” with the help of donors and creditors under the helm of the IMF and the World Bank. The diktats of the “free market” are a precondition for the instatement of a Western style “democratic dictatorship “. About nine thousand strike sorties, tens of thousands of strikes on civilian targets including residential areas, government buildings, water supply and electricity generation facilities. (See NATO Communique, September 5, 2011. 8140 strike sorties from March 31 to September 5, 2011) An entire nation has been bombed with the most advanced ordnance, including uranium coated ammunition. Already in August, UNICEF warned that extensive NATO bombing of Libya’s water infrastructure “could turn into an unprecedented health epidemic “ (Christian Balslev-Olesen of UNICEF’s Libya Office, August 2011). Meanwhile investors and donors have positioned themselves. “War is Good for Business’. NATO, the Pentagon and the Washington based international financial institutions (IFIs) operate in close coordination. What has been destroyed by NATO will be rebuilt, financed by Libya’s external creditors under the helm of the “Washington Consensus”: “Specifically, the [World] Bank has been asked to examine the need for repair and restoration of services in the water, energy and transport sectors [bombed by NATO] and, in cooperation with the International Monetary Fund, to support budget preparation [austerity measures] and help the banking sector back on to its feet [The Libyan Central bank was one of the first government buildings to be bombed]. Employment generation for young Libyans has been added as an urgent need facing the country.” (World Bank to Help Libya Rebuild and Deliver Essential Services to Citizens emphasis added) Libya’s Development Achievements Whatever one’s views regarding Moamar Gadaffi, the post-colonial Libyan government played a key role in eliminating poverty and developing the country’s health and educational infrastructure. According to Italian Journalist Yvonne de Vito, “Differently from other countries that went through a revolution – Libya is considered to be the Switzerland of the African continent and is very rich and schools are free for the people. Hospitals are free for the people. And the conditions for women are much better than in other Arab countries.” (Russia Today, August 25, 2011) These developments are in sharp contrast to what most Third World countries were able to “achieve” under Western style “democracy” and “governance” in the context of a standard IMF-World Bank Structural Adjustment program (SAP). Public Health Care Public Health Care in Libya prior to NATO’s “Humanitarian Intervention” was the best in Africa. “Health care is [was] available to all citizens free of charge by the public sector. The country boasts the highest literacy and educational enrolment rates in North Africa. The Government is [was] substantially increasing the development budget for health services…. (WHO Libya Country Brief ) Confirmed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), undernourishment was less than 5 %, with a daily per capita calorie intake of 3144 calories. (FAO caloric intake figures indicate availability rather than consumption). The Libyan Arab Jamahiriya provided to its citizens what is denied to many Americans: Free public health care, free education, as confirmed by WHO and UNESCO data. According to the World Health Organization (WHO): Life expectancy at birth was 72.3 years (2009), among the highest in the developing World. Under 5 mortality rate per 1000 live births declined from 71 in 1991 to 14 in 2009 (http://www.who.int/countryfocus/cooperation_strategy/ccsbrief_lby_en.pdf)  Libyan Arab Jamahiriya General information 2009 Total population (000)  6 420 Annual population growth rate (%) ^  2 Population 0-14 years (%)  28 Rural population (%) ^  22 Total fertility rate (births per woman) ^  2.6 Infant mortality rate (0/00) ^  17 Life expectancy at birth (years) ^  75 GDP per capita (PPP) US$  ^
 16 502
GDP growth rate (%) ^
 2.1
Total debt service as a % of GNI ^
 …
Children of primary school-age who are out of school  (%)
 (1978) 2

Source: UNESCO. Libya Country Profile

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (2009)

Total life expectancy at birth (years)                  72.3
Male life expectancy at birth (years)                  70.2
Female life expectancy at birth (years)               74.9
Newborns with low birth weight (%)                  4.0
Children underweight (%)                                  4.8
Perinatal mortality rate per 1000 total births      19
Neonatal mortality rate                                     11.0
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births)         14.0
Under five mortality rate (per 1000 live births)  20.1
Maternal mortality ratio (per 10000 live births)  23

Source WHO http://www.emro.who.int/emrinfo/index.aspx?Ctry=liy

Education

The adult literacy rate was of the order of 89%, (2006), (94% for males and 83% for females). 99.9% of youth are literate (UNESCO 2006 figures, See UNESCO, Libya Country Report)

Gross primary school enrolment ratio was 97% for boys and 97% for girls.
(see UNESCO tables at http://stats.uis.unesco.org/unesco/TableViewer/document.aspx?ReportId=121&IF_Language=eng&BR_Country=4340&BR_Region=40525

The pupil teacher ratio in Libya’s primary school was of the order of 17 (1983 UNESCO data), 74% of school children graduating from primary school were enrolled in secondary school (1983 UNESCO  data).

Based on more recent date, which confirms a marked increase in school enrolment, the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in secondary schools was of the order of 108% in 2002. The GER is the number of pupils enrolled in a given level of education regardless of age expressed as a percentage of the population in the theoretical age group for that level of education.

For tertiary enrolment (postsecondary, college and university), the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) was of the order of 54% in 2002 (52 for males, 57 for females).
(For further details see http://stats.uis.unesco.org/unesco/TableViewer/document.aspx?ReportId=121&IF_Language=eng&BR_Country=4340&BR_Region=40525

Women’s Rights

With regard to Women’s Rights, World Bank data point to significant achievements.

“In a relative short period of time, Libya achieved universal access for primary education, with 98% gross enrollment for secondary, and 46% for tertiary education. In the past decade, girls’ enrollment increased by 12% in all levels of education. In secondary and tertiary education, girls outnumbered boys by 10%.” (World Bank Libya Country Brief, emphasis added)

Price Controls over Essential Food Staples

In most developing countries, essential food prices have skyrocketed, as a result of market deregulation, the lifting of price controls and the eliminaiton of subsidies, under “free market” advice from the World Bank and the IMF.

In recent years, essential food and fuel prices have spiralled as a result of speculative trade on the major commodity exchanges.

Libya was one of the few countries in the developing World which maintained a system of price controls over essential food staples.

World Bank President Robert Zoellick acknowledged in an April 2011 statement that the price of essential food staples had increased by 36 percent in the course of the last year. See Robert Zoellick, World Bank

The Libyan Arab Jamahiriya had established a system of price controls over essential food staples, which was maintained until the onset of the NATO led war.

While rising food prices in neighbouring Tunisia and Egypt spearheaded social unrest and political dissent, the system of food subsidies in Libya was maintained.

These are the facts confirmed by several UN specialised agencies.

“Missile Diplomacy” and “The Free Market”

War and Globalization are intiricately related.  The IMF and NATO work in tandem, in liason with the Washington think tanks.

Countries which are reluctant to accept the sugar coated bullets of IMF “economic medicine” will eventually be the object of a R2P NATO humanitarian operation.

Déjà Vu? Under the British Empire, “gun boat diplomacy” was a means to imposing “free trade”. On October 5, 1850, England’s Envoy to the Kingdom of Siam, Sir James Brooke recommended to Her Majesty’s government that:

“should these just demands [to impose free trade] be refused, a force should be present, immediately to enforce them by the rapid destruction of the defenses of the [Chaopaya] river… Siam may be taught the lesson which it has long been tempting– its Government may be remodelled, A better disposed king placed on the throne and an influence acquired in the country which will make it of immense commercial importance to England” (The Mission of Sir James Brooke, quoted in M.L. Manich Jumsai, King Mongkut and Sir John Bowring, Chalermit, Bangkok, 1970, p. 23)

Today we call it “Regime Change”, and “Missile Diplomacy” which invariably takes the shape of a UN sponsored “No Fly Zone”. Its objective is to impose the IMF’s deadly “economic medicine” of austerity measures and privatization.

The World Bank financed “reconstruction” programs of war torn countries are coordinated with US-NATO military planning. They are invariably formulated prior to onslaught of the military campaign…

Confiscating Libyan Financial Assets

Libyas frozen overseas financial assets are estimated to be of the order of $150 billion, with NATO countries holding more than$100 billion.

Prior to the war, Libya had no debts. In fact quite the opposite. It was a creditor nation investing in neighboring African countries.

The R2P military intervention is intended to spearhead the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya into the straightjacket of an indebted developing country, under the surveillance of the Washington based Bretton Woods institutions.

In a bitter irony, after having stolen Libya’s oil wealth and confiscated its overseas financial assets, the “donor community” has pledged to lend the (stolen) money back to finance Libya’s post-war “reconstruction”.   Libya is slated to join the ranks of indebted African countries which have driven into poverty by IMF and the World Bank since the onsalught of the debt crisis in the early 1980s:

The IMF promised a further \$35-billion in funding [loans] to countries affected by Arab Spring uprisings and formally recognized Libya’s ruling interim council as a legitimate power,opening up access to a myriad of international lenders as the country [Libya] looks to rebuild after a six-month war.  …

Getting IMF recognition is significant for Libya’s interim leaders as it means international development banks and donors such as the World Bank can now offer financing.

The Marseille talks came a few days after world leaders agreed in Paris to free up billions of dollars in frozen assets [stolen money] to help [through loans] Libya’s interim rulersrestore vital services and rebuild after a conflict that ended a 42-year dictatorship.

The financing deal by the Group of Seven major economies plus Russia is aimed at supporting reform efforts [IMF sponsored structural adjustment] in the wake of uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East.

The financing is mostly in the form of loans, rather than outright grants, and is provided half by G8 and Arab countries and half by various lenders and development banks. (Financial Post, September 10, 2011,

Michel Chossudovsky is an award-winning author, Professor of Economics (Emeritus) at the University of Ottawa. He is the Founder and Director of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG), Montreal and Editor of the globalresearch.ca website. He is the author of The Globalization of Poverty and The New World Order (2003) and America’s “War on Terrorism” (2005). He is also a contributor to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. His writings have been published in more than twenty languages.

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# NATO’s “Victory” in Libya Genocide and Rebel Infighting

http://counterpsyops.wordpress.com/2011/09/17/natos-victory-in-libya-genocide-and-rebel-infighting/

Desperate to declare NATO’s mission in Libya a victoryahead of the September 19, 2011 deadline on their contrived UN Security Council resolution, already violated in every conceivable manner possible, NATO planes in tandem with NATO special forces obliterated Tripoli ahead of swarms of Libyan rebel troops led bynotorious Al Qaeda thug Abdulhakim Hasadi (aka Balhaj.) Three weeks later, NATO’s proxy Libyan representative, long-time globalist and servant of the West Mahmoud Gibril Elwarfally, touched down at Tripoli’s airport, one of the few enclaves held by rebels in the city, to give the impression that his “National Transitional Council” (NTC) actually controls the capital and therefore the country.

In reality, Gibril (also spelled Jabril) is in control of nothing, apparently not even his own rebel forces, and stunts such as landing in Tripoli are desperate ploys to portray a sense of strength and resolve to garner continued “international support” as NATO’s deadline quickly approaches. Libya’s rebellion, despite the corporate-media’s disingenuous presentation, is divided along tribal and ethnic lines, with most of Libya’s rebels being motivated, not by aspirations for liberal-democracy, but rather by ideological extremism cultivated over the last 30 years by US and British intelligence in the eastern cities of Darnah and Benghazi. As NATO enables these violent ideologues to expand their control over the country, they are systematically committing war crimes including large-scale theft and looting, exiling entire civilian populations from cities, and wholesale genocide. They are also reportedly turning their weapons on one another.

To compound Gibril’s precarious situation, the few fighters he has that are following orders are stretched thin between attempting to hold parts of Tripoli, holding other towns and cities beyond their Benghazi stronghold, and attempting to siege entire cities still standing defiantly against NATO and rebel conquest. The cities of Bani Walid and Sirte, both claimed by rebels as ripe to fall “within hours” have now entirely balked rebel advances, causing many forces to flee with reports that fighters coming back from the front lines areoverwhelmed and demoralized.

Despite heavy, and quite obviously indiscriminate bombing by NATO for the better part of two weeks, resistance in these two cities is still fierce enough to keep the rebels well at bay. It is quite apparent that initial reports by Gabril’s “NTC” that only 60-150 Qaddafi fighters remained in Bani Walid, were yet another lie and that the entire city’s civilian population is putting up resistance. The number of “resisters” has gone up piecemeal as the rebel operation drags on, with the number of “Qaddafi soldiers” fighting in Bani Walid well past 1,000 now.

Bani Walid is predominately made of members of Libya’s one-million strong Warfalla tribe, and is decidedly not interested in NATO’s sponsored “Benghazi liberation.” In the wake of NATO’s bombing campaign and special forces entering Tripoli and their setting the stage for looting, torture, and genocide, and after months of reporting on the Libyan rebels’ penchant for war crimes, the London Telegraph has finally admitted in short that the rebels are in fact genocidal racists. In the Telegraph’s article “Gaddafi’s ghost town after the loyalists retreat,” it is reported that rebels have taken the city of Tawarga, where the entire civilian population was either killed, rounded up, or exiled.

The article notes “racist undercurrents” within the Libyan rebellion, a factor independent analysts have been warning about since NATO intervened in March. The report also quotes rebel leaders as saying in regards to the vast amount of property left behind by the exiled population, “the military council will decide what will happen to the buildings. But over our dead bodies will the Tawargas return.” Another rebel commender concluded, “Tawarga no longer exists.” Of course, exiling an entire civilian population from their homes and arbitrarily seizing their property is a grievous war crime, and in this particular case, a war crime done under NATO cover, with US and British diplomatic recognition of the war criminals remaining steadfast, and even many of the arms and the training used to carry out such war crimes courtesy of NATO.

With the fate of Tawarga befalling an increasingly larger number of cities and towns amidst NATO’s campaign of “liberation,” increasingly fierce resistance throughout Libya, including by the entire populations of both Sirte and Bani Walid, is not unexpected. They indeed face NATO sanctioned door-to-door genocide, exile, theft, looting, torture, and in essence everything in reality that NATO falsely accused Qaddafi of doing to justify their military intervention in the first place.

Libya is turning out to be a NATO-led Hitlerian campaign of conquest, complete with collective punishment and ground troops carrying out appalling atrocities. The rebels are literally led by a US State Department and UK Home Office listed terror organization, the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), who’s commander Abdulhakim Hasadi has openly admitted to fighting NATO troops in Afghanistan. What’s worse is that these facts are not revelations, but well-known inconvenient truths NATO, with the help of the corporate-media, has tried to bury, spin, or otherwise obfuscate until the point of no return in their Libyan intervention had been reached.

As NATO races to dress up their failed operation in Libya as a success so that they can escape an upcoming September 19 vote on continuing the UN mandate under which this crime against humanity is being committed, the lies will become more acute and the atrocities infinitely more brutal and widespread. Now more than ever do Libyan’s require a robust alternative media to cover the truth, “read between the lies” of the corporate-news networks, and ensure that this nation of 7 million is not buried by NATO in deception or the stark silence of public apathy.

Tony Cartalucci is a frequent contributor to Global Research.  Global Research Articles by Tony Cartalucci

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# AFTER NATO TERROR COME U.N. OCCUPATION FORCES

by Stephen Lendman

The peacekeepers are coming! The peacekeepers are coming! War, mass killing and destruction continue, but they’re coming!

In fact, paramilitaries are coming to kill and terrorize Libyans wanting liberation, not occupation.

A blind eye won’t notice mass rapes and sex trafficking, as well as other atrocities and crimes. They’re commonplace, in fact, when Blue Helmets show up, operating as they please with impunity. More on that below.

Moreover, when they come they don’t leave as long as imperial powers want them there. Citizens of occupied countries have no say nor any rights. Their choice is obey or else.

Libya’s corpse belongs to NATO. It’s now Libya, Inc. to be carved up for profit with paramilitaries deployed for enforcement.

Under the UN Charter, the Security Council may act to maintain international peace and security, including by deploying peacekeepers host countries request.

The UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations then enlists member states to provide contingents once the Security Council approves.

In place, they’re supposed to restore order, monitor the withdrawal of combatants, maintain peace and security, build confidence, enforce power-sharing agreements, provide electoral support, aid reconstruction, uphold the rule of law, facilitate economic and social development, help provide essential needs, and remain in place until government officials take over on their own.

A previous article called them occupiers, serving power, not popular interests in Haiti, South Lebanon, Rwanda, Kosovo, Bosnia, DRC Congo, Sudan, Somalia, various other countries, and its initial UN Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) since 1948.

Like elsewhere, it, too, failed to bring peace to Palestine. Yet it’s still there, performing no active role. In fact, it opposes the interests of the people they’re sworn to protect….

THE BOMBINGS OF LIBYA:

So far it continues unabated. According to DAVID Cameron, “We must keep up with the NATO mission until civilians are all protected and this work is finished.”

Given the massive death and injury toll, there may not be many left or a Libya fit to live in when terror bombing and rebel rampaging ends.

Nonetheless, Nicholas Sarkozy said, “We have done what we did because we thought it was the right thing to do.”

They committed grievous crimes of war and against humanity. It’s ongoing serial killing on an industrial scale.

It won’t stop across the region soon. According to General Carter Ham, AFRICOM commander, new campaigns ahead are planned to control all Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

As a result, expect NATO’s killing machine to select new countries to destroy as part of its “responsibility to protect humanitarian mission.”

In fact, it’s to colonize and exploit the entire area, carving it up for profit.

Like Afghans and Iraqis, Libyans know what happens when NATO shows up. At least, those still alive can explain it.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago and can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net.

thomasmantell

18/09/2011

# NATO BOMBS CIVILIANS TARGET IN SIRTE TO TERRORIZE CIVILIANS

18/sept/11

The work of NORTH ATLANTIC TERROR ORGANIZATION at 17/sept/11

NATO propaganda machine would never broad cast these pictures of terror..

(source: Ozyism)

# Libyan NTC troops forced to retreat from Sirte

Posted: 2011/09/18
From: Mathaba    http://mathaba.net/news/?x=628687    picture par Sladjana Stankovic
SIRTE:
NATO war planes constantly fly overhead bombing paths forward for the rebels, yet convoys of NTC fighters had to leave the outskirts of Sirte yet again under NATO rocket fire late on Saturday, with the town continuing to hold out in spite of an air, land and sea blockade by NATO terrorist forces, in what has proved a recurring pattern in seven months of conflict.
The NATO-rebel and mercenary forces along with Al-Qaida were forced to retreat after losing many mercenaries including British SAS reported to be captured after trying to enter Sirte, which is the hometown of the popular world leader Muammar al-Gaddafi.
(Unlike the false media and TNC press releases stated),
the masses have not left the city. A month ago, some families had tested the blockade by leaving, with the result that the NATO-rebels shot the men and forced back women and children into the NATO aerial bombing.
Today,
A utility arrived at a checkpoint 30km west of Sirte bearing three prisoners whom the NTC forces said were Gaddafi snipers, an AFP correspondent reported saying that one, an old man, showed signs of having been beaten, with blood streaming from his temple.The AFP reporter said the youngest prisoner managed to blurt out that he was 19 as an angry crowd of fighters ringed the vehicle and tried to beat the trio but were held back by others who were shouting that there were media present.”Sahafa, sahafa (journalists, journalists),” they yelled.The NATO-rebel terrorists have an atrocious record of horrific abuse and murder of prisoners, as well as burning, beheading, rape, cutting out organs, all of which they proudly record on mobile phones and upload on YouTube.
Whilst NATO-rebels on the ground are ready to admit their weak position and frustration at not being able to overthrow the Libyan people who are guarding their homes and achievements, the political and military command of the NATO-rebels along with their Al-Qaida allied terrorists, continue the propaganda line of the past six months, claiming victory.Terrorist Abdel Nasser al-Sheikh, of the Misrata Military Council, charged that the pro-Gaddafi troops were firing from the Bin Hamal mosque saying “We cannot attack this place” although the terrorists have shown no compunction whatsoever in attacking mosques and armed civilians who refuse to submit to the NATO-rebels in the past, so his claim rings hollow with observers.
NATO  media networks have been forced to admit that after denying the city of Sirte water, bombing of food supplies and laying seige to the city as well as non-stop bombing, including the use of chemical weapons and sound bombs, they are unable to enter the city because the Libyan masses refused to give up their power, wealth and arms to the invaders.

# NATO extends its aggression on Libya to the end of the year

Posted: 2011/09/22