VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 21 August, 2011: Israel’s Convenient War on Gaza

21 August , 2011 — VTJP

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Egyptian Hacker Hacks Into Netanyahu’s Website
IMEMC – Monday August 22, 2011 – 03:22, An Egyptian hacker managed on Sunday to hack into the website of Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and placed a picture of Egyptian soldiers raising the Egyptian flag in Sinai during the October, 6, 1973, on the sites’ homepage.

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'Rebels being gathered in Tripoli for a purpose' — RT

22 August 2011 — RT

Independent journalist Lizzie Phelan who is in Tripoli says allowing the rebels inside the capital could well be a strategic move on the part of Libya troops who have corralled the rebels into a single location.

She argues that loyalist forces remain in de facto control of the city.

Most of the rebels who are not busy looting are now gathering on the Green Square in the center of Tripoli waving flags.

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‘Rebels being gathered in Tripoli for a purpose’ — RT

22 August 2011 — RT

Independent journalist Lizzie Phelan who is in Tripoli says allowing the rebels inside the capital could well be a strategic move on the part of Libya troops who have corralled the rebels into a single location.

She argues that loyalist forces remain in de facto control of the city.

Most of the rebels who are not busy looting are now gathering on the Green Square in the center of Tripoli waving flags.

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Notice regarding the shooting of Franklin Lamb in Libya

22 August 2011

The Palestine Civil Rights Campaign-Lebanon confirms reports that FranklinLamb was shot at approximately 11:45 a.m. on Sunday August 21 in Tripoli,Libya outside of the Corinthia Hotel where he has been staying.

Franklin had just returned from a 90 minute bicycle tour of central Tripoli and was walking past the Hotel swimming pool when he was hit in his right leg. Witnesses report having seen sniper fire coming from the roof of the Marriott Hotel across from the Corinthia.

Franklin is basicly OK. The bullet has been removed and he is resting comfortably and wishes that no one be concerned because he will be fine.

Internet has been cut in Libya and events inside Tripoli are unclear. The PCRC will advise if events warrant.

In solidarity,

Paula

Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: August 22, 2011

22 August 2011 — Stop NATO

  • 157 Days Of Bombing: 19,751 NATO Sorties, 7,459 Strike Sorties
  • NATO Bombers Pound Tripoli, Anti-Gaddafi Bloodbath Expected
  • Aided By Luftwaffe, Fifth Column, Franco Forces Enter Madrid
  • U.S., NATO Coordinate Attack On Libyan Capital
  • Venezuela: NATO Destroying Tripoli With Bombs
  • Rebels Request NATO Attack Helicopters For Assault On Tripoli

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