Libyan war updates/Stop NATO news: June 16, 2011

16 June 2011 — Stop NATO

  • War Powers Act Does Not Apply To Libya: Obama
  • African Leaders Demand Halt To NATO Bombing Of Libya
  • Libyan War Marks NATO’s Expansion Southward: Russian Envoy
  • SCO Versus NATO: Neutral Afghanistan Serves Regional Stability
  • China, SCO Back Russia Against U.S.-NATO Global Missile Shield
  • NATO Conducts Counterintelligence Exercises In Poland
  • U.S. Missile Strikes Kill At Least 15 In Pakistan
  • Pakistan: More NATO Oil Tankers Set Ablaze
  • U.S.’s New Drone War: Yemen
  • Ollanta Humala Declared Winner Of Peruvian Presidential Election

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NATO Newslinks for 16 June 2011 NATO Continues airstrikes

NATO Newslinks for 16 June 2011 —

NATO Continues Airstrikes Near Qaddafi’s Compound
Fox News
TRIPOLI, Libya — Hours after NATO airstrikes pounded the area near Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi’s compound again before dawn Thursday, Russia’s envoy to Libya turned up at a bombing site while on a visit to Tripoli for talks on ending the civil …

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William Hague: Following in Churchill’s footsteps By William Bowles

16 June 2011

“I do not understand this sqeamishness about the use of gas. I am strongly in favour of using poison gas against uncivilised tribes.” — Winston Churchill in 1920 when referring to Iraqi tribes people.

Now let me get this straight: In order to save civilian lives (the infamous ‘Right to Protect’), the Empire, through its Rottweiller NATO, not only deindustrializes Libya but it also causes a mass exodus of refugees hundreds of whom drowned and many thousands more were left stranded, attacked and abused. The Pirates attempted to assassinate Gaddafi but succeeded in killing women and children instead. The Pirates bomb educational infrastructure, communications, power, agriculture and terrorize the population from the air and sea with the combined military might of the most powerful countries on the planet. So this is what humanitarian intervention looks like?

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16 June 2011 — Gaza Friends

On 14 June 2011, as part of its 17th Session, the Human Rights Council held discussions on the status of implementation of the conclusions contained in the report of the independent international factfinding mission on the flotilla attack. The Freedom Flotilla II Steering Committee submitted the following statement:

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