Libya Newslinks 25-27 October 2011

27 October 2011 —

27 October 2011
The New Libya: Assassination, Ruination, Broken Promises and Body Snatching… Today at 18:59
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Libyans actively join pro-Gaddafi forces
Strategic Culture Foundation Today at 09:39

No farewell to arms in post-Gaddafi Libya Today at 08:29
Despite an official end to hostilities in Libya in the wake of the murder of Colonel Gaddafi, the outlook remains grim. Weapons have found their way from military depots into the hands of individuals all over the…

Libya: Another Lost NATO War
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Today at 05:01
Mathaba Note: In this analysis, the assumption that Muammar Qaddafi is dead is incorrect. Photo: Stephen Lendman

Libyans band together to end pogroms
Strategic Culture Foundation Today at 04:55

The Destruction of Libya and the Murder of Muammar Gaddafi. NATO’s Moral Defeat Today at 04:23
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The Destruction of Libya and the Murder of Muammar Gaddafi
empirestrikesblack Today at 02:30
by P. Ngigi Njoroge, 24 October, 2011.
I get terribly affected by the kind of things that are happening today, and confess to not being able to be dispassionate.

Iranian President: Hegemons are sharing out Libya
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Today at 09:02

26 October 2011
Sudan ‘supported Libyan rebels’

BBC News Yesterday at 23:13
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir says his country gave military support to those in Libya who took up arms against their leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Gaddafi, Khaled Mattawa, and the Bacchae
China Matters Yesterday at 21:57
I suppose the Western media caravan has moved on, and there isn’t going to be a lot of interest in the latest footage of Muamar Qaddafi’s capture obtained by Global Post.

NTC asks NATO to stay in Libya
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Yesterday at 21:01
Libyan Green Resistance keeps fighting against the NATO-rebel terrorists.

NATO’s Genocidal Role and the Invasion of Libya: Serving the Interests of the Yankee Oil Giants Yesterday at 19:45
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Western Corporations “Fight” for Libyan Oil. Who Will Get the Spoils of War? Yesterday at 18:24
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Gaddafi son wants to surrender to The Hague – NTC Yesterday at 18:17
Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s son and heir apparent, Saif al-Islam, and ex-intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi have reportedly suggested turning themselves in to the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

Ex-foreign minister for Libya denies torture
Morning Star Yesterday at 17:11
Former Libyan foreign minister Musa Kusa today denied being involved in the torture of political detainees following allegations made by the BBC Panorama programme.

Nato delays decision to move out of Libya
Morning Star Yesterday at 16:56
Nato chiefs postponed a definite decision to end the bombing in Libya today as they continued to consult the oil-rich country’s new regime over when to wind it down.

Gaddafis have ‘slim to no chance’ for Hague justice Yesterday at 16:23
The International Criminal Court is due to receive a suit against NATO over the killing of Libyan ex-leader Muammar Gaddafi. But the Gaddafi family’s chances of finding justice in The Hague are all too slim, says…

VIDEO: Examining the OWS Movement and the War on Libya Yesterday at 16:05
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The Greanville Post Yesterday at 16:04
Mark Vorpahl, Worker’s Action
The bottom line for our time is: Believe NOTHING the powerful tell you, especially when the message comes from their main shills, like Barack Obama

Worst Board Game Ever
Dissident Voice Yesterday at 16:01
Another Halloween season is upon us, with the scary bloodless dead guy masks, the wild mobs clamoring for goodies, and well, heck, that’s just Libya.

All in the name of oil
Morning Star Yesterday at 15:23
Felicity Arbuthnot is outraged by the cynicism permeating the demise of Libya’s leader Muammar Gadaffi

Sirte blasted back into Dark Ages
BBC News Yesterday at 15:15
Future of Col Gaddafi’s home town is a test for new Libya

Libyans ask Nato to stay longer
BBC News Yesterday at 13:12
The head of Libya’s transitional authorities has called for Nato to extend its mission in Libya until the end of the year.

Defence Committee holds second evidence session into operations in Libya
MPs publish report on unauthorised tapping or hacking of mobile communications Yesterday at 12:30
MPs question the Minister for the Armed Forces

Libya ex-spy chief denies torture
BBC News Yesterday at 12:21
Muammar Gaddafi’s former spy chief denies claims made in a BBC documentary that he tortured prisoners.

NTC reluctant to investigate rebel atrocities Yesterday at 11:00
Three hundred bodies of alleged Gaddafi allies have been found in Sirte, shot in the head with hands tied behind their backs. Are Libya’s new rulers guilty of ordering political executions identical to those they…

NATO delays formal decision on Libya mission
Strategic Culture Foundation Yesterday at 10:57

Information Clearing House Newsletter October 25, 2011: Gaddafi Sodomized By NATO Supported Rebels
William Yesterday at 10:05
25 October 2011 — Information Clearing House Gaddafi Sodomized By NATO Supported Rebels Video shows abuse frame by frame (GRAPHIC) By Tracey Shelton An analysis appears to confirm that a rebel fighter sodomized Gaddafi with a knife. Libya: Apparent Execution of 53 Gaddafi Supporters By Human Rights Watch ‘We found 53 decomposing bodies, apparently […]

US media on Gaddafi: In praise of lynching Yesterday at 06:49
The mainstream US media has reacted to Muammar Gaddafi’s brutal lynching with a tidal wave of cheers and approval, trumpeting the Colonel’s death as the start of a new era for Libya.

Signs of ex-rebel atrocities in Libya grow (CBS) [VIDEO]
The Greanville Post Yesterday at 05:47
THE REAL SURPRISE HERE IS THAT CBS, of all major American media channels, covered this issue, embarrassing for the criminal US-NATO alliance, and so hot on the heels of all the triumphalism and gloating seen throughout Western officialdom.

Obama announces US troop withdrawal from Iraq
The Greanville Post Yesterday at 05:09
By Patrick Martin, WSWS.ORG, a socialist organization
Amazingly, although not quite as embarrassingly as our departure from Vietnam, the Iraqis finally showed us the door.  This is transmogrified by Obama into a victory, and, cynically, into an occasion to gloat about ‘keeping his promises’ during a re-election campaign. —Eds

NATO actions not in Libyan people’s interest Yesterday at 01:16
John Rees of the Stop the War Coalition in London says that NATO’s actions in Libya will bring about a government which will not be in the interests of the Libyan people.

Human Right Watch is absolutely not about Human Rights
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Yesterday at 01:01
HRW works for NATO and endeavours to cover up its Crimes Against Humanity in Libya (and all over the world). Photo: Soros, Jewish financier and billionaire, finances HRW, WikiLeaks, sponsors El-Baradei in Egypt, and others, to his agenda of bringing the world into his orbit of control

Mass killings, arbitrary detention under new Libyan regime
The Greanville Post Yesterday at 00:59
By Patrick O’Connor, Political Analyst, WSWS, a socialist organization
US-based Human Rights Watch yesterday revealed it had evidence of a massacre of 53 people carried out by anti-Gaddafi fighters in the devastated Libyan city of Sirte. The bodies, some with their hands bound behind their backs before being shot about a week ago, were discovered in Hotel Mahari, in Sirte’s District 2.

Professor Cole gloats over Gaddafi’s murder
The Greanville Post Yesterday at 00:46
By Bill Van Auken, Senior Analyst, WSWS, a socialist organization
The lynching of Gaddafi by the rebels—from the start denounced by impartial observers as brutal in their treatment of enemies, real and imagined—has been toasted by Hillary Clinton and others in officialdom. Juan Cole must surely be proud of his work.

What Next for Libya?
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Yesterday at 00:01
The liberation struggle continues. It won’t end until America’s imperial scourge is vanquished, and NATO is consigned to the dustbin of history. It’s just a matter of time.

25 October 2011
Eneko, “Libya: NATO’s Champagne Moment” 25/10/2011 at 23:30
Cf. ‘Libya’s Interim Government Wants NATO to Stay’ (Tripoli Post, 25 October 2011); Larry Shaughnessy, ‘NATO May Continue Libya Mission, Panetta Says’ (CNN, 25 October 2011).

Gaddafi burial: End of gruesome show
BBC News 25/10/2011 at 22:27
Grisly show of Gaddafi body is over but Libya’s challenges remain

‘NTC – former Gaddafi cronies turned West’s puppies’ 25/10/2011 at 21:25
NTC has never been a democratic body that represents Libyan people, right from the beginning. It emerged through a political struggle in the country, its path shelled by West’s bombs, states Patrick Hayes, a reporter…

Italian citizen sues Italy for its war against Libya
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) 25/10/2011 at 21:01
Tenor-composer and universal human rights activist Joe Fallisi appears in court on October 27.

Libya: Now the Hard Part Begins 25/10/2011 at 19:27
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Rachel Maddow: Smooth stenographer to power or independent journalist? (VIDEO)
The Greanville Post 25/10/2011 at 19:10
Rachel Maddow interviews US United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice. (MSNBC, 10.24.11)
Patrice Greanville
LAST NIGHT RACHEL MADDOW —one of the lionesses of the liberal press—furnished a textbook example of what it means to practice pseudo journalism, to serve as a shill for an virulent global capitalism bent on restoring colonialist relations around the world.

The Unexplained Circumstances Of Moatassem Billah Gaddafi’s Murder
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) 25/10/2011 at 19:01
The Unexplained Circumstances Of Moatassem Billah Gaddafi’s Murder
Martyrdom of Al Mutassem: Mutassem showed astounding bravery and valor upon facing his final minutes of Life, a Heroic stand till Death! This man was a real Hero, Libyans should be proud of this warrior Son of Libya, true loyal son of his Revolutionary Hero father Muammar!

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