Libya: DR. MOUSSA IBRAHIM, OCTOBER 1, 2011 – FULL TRANSLATION OF INTERVIEW

1 October 2011

Genet Tadesse – DR. MOUSSA IBRAHIM, OCTOBER 1, 2011

Broadcaster: “With us on the on the line is Dr. Moussa Ibrahim, the official spokesman for the Libyan Government. Doctor, I want to begin by saying Thank God for your safety. The media channels of lies and deceit have said that you attempted to flee wearing women’s clothing, wearing a neqab (female headdress covering face). Do you think it is an attempt to slander and muddy the image of the resistance and jihadi fighters like yourself?”

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 3 October, 2011: Israeli press complicit in dehumanization of Palestinian victims

3 October 2011 , 2011 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Striking Palestinian Detainee Suffers Health Deterioration
IMEMC – Monday October 03, 2011 – 22:46, The health condition of Palestinian detainee, Akram Mansour, 52, witnessed a sharp deterioration Monday as he continue his hunger strike along with hundreds of detainees imprisoned by Israel.

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The Anti-Empire Report #98 By William Blum: The crime of making Americans aware of their own history

4 October 4th, 2011 — www.killinghope.org

The crime of making Americans aware of their own history

Is history getting too close for comfort for the fragile little American heart and mind? Their schools and their favorite media have done an excellent job of keeping them ignorant of what their favorite country has done to the rest of the world, but lately some discomforting points of view have managed to find their way into this well-defended American consciousness.

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European Conference Against Austerity & Privatisation: European Conference Declaration

4 October 2011 — Europe Against Austerity

After a day of intensive debate, analysis and planning for cooperation and action, the Europe against Austerity Conference heard Coalition of Resistance Secretary Andrew Burgin propose the following Declaration, on behalf of the European Preparatory Committee. The Declaration was unanimously endorsed by the Conference which was attended by over 600 people:

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The slaughter in Sirte By Patrick O’Connor

3 October 2011 — WSWS

NATO countries led by the US, Britain, and France are committing terrible war crimes in the Libyan city of Sirte. In their frenzied drive to crush all remaining resistance in the North African state, NATO and its proxy militia forces aligned with the National Transitional Council are unleashing indiscriminate military force, killing civilians and destroying buildings and infrastructure throughout the urban centre.

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Civilians under NATO bombing – Bani Walid eyewitness to RT

3 October 2011 — RT

Civilians fleeing Bani Walid and Sirte say the two Libyan cities fighting off the revolutionary forces are turning into a trap. The eyewitnesses told of no food, no medical aid – and no care for civilians.

­Sirte is under random bombardment by the NTC forces, a woman who asked that she be identified as Selma told RT. Just a day ago, Selma fled from Bani Walid, one of the last pro-Gaddafi strongholds fighting off the attacks of the revolutionary forces. She says a mere declaration of loyalty to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi could cost your life there.

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Wikileaks Newslinks 3-4 October 2011

4 October 2011 — williambowles.info

WikiLeaks ‘Architect’ threatens site’s future
ABC Online
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange finds himself isolated, fighting extradition and deserted by many of his former partners and friends. His organisation is damaged and cannot receive the leaks that are its lifeblood. Can WikiLeaks survive? …
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-10-04/wikileaks-architect/3207748?site=melbourne

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Video: A Panel on BDS, in a synagogue

4 October 2011 — Mondoweiss

The relationship between American Jews and Israel is complex. On the one hand, numerous members of the former group tend to regard support of Israel as a major constituent of their Jewish identity (perhaps even the glue that holds them together), and Israelis as their Protégés. On the other hand, Israelis are also perceived as those proud sabras who have shaken off the chains of diaspora. Therefore, when Israelis address a Jewish community abroad (a tribal gathering of sorts), and testify about Israel’s violations of human rights , it can be expected that the audience will be attentive towards their message.

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