Libya Newslinks 30 November 2011

30 November 2011 —

Qaddafi’s Daughter Urges Libyans to Topple Interim Government
Fox News
Libya’s new leaders, who received the backing of the US, France, Britain and other countries in their fight against Qaddafi, appear eager to assure the world of their commitment to democracy and human rights. Interior Minister Fawzy Abdul-Ali …

Libyan gunman shot dead at Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace after he wounds 2 people
Washington Post
ISTANBUL — A heavily armed Libyan man opened fire at one of Istanbul’s
main tourist attractions on Wednesday, wounding a Turkish soldier and a
security guard before police snipers killed the attacker, officials said.
The motive for the assault at …

Battlelines drawn for fight over Libyan Islam
Both sides have large quantities of weapons, and the outcome could also
determine who ends up with political power in the new Libya. So far the
Islamists — who are better organized and offer an ideology that appeals to
the young and disenchanted …

Libya leaders acknowledge abuse of prisoners
USA Today
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) – Libya’s new leaders said Tuesday that some
prisoners held by revolutionary forces have been abused, but insisted the
mistreatment was not systematic and pledged to tackle the problem. AP
Moammar Gadhafi’s son Seif al-Islam, …

LSE criticised for links with Gaddafi regime in Libya
BBC News
By Stuart Hughes BBC News The London School of Economics has been heavily
criticised for a “chapter of failures” in its links with the Gaddafi regime
in Libya. A report by former Lord Chief Justice Lord Woolf says mistakes
and errors of judgement …

Libya: Uncertain Future for Returnees in Qaddafi’s Hometown
Sirte — Sirte, the final battleground between rebels and fighters loyal
to former Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, is a broken city. More than a
month after the fighting ended in this coastal town – Qaddafi’s birthplace
and the last to be liberated from …

Libya’s fashion revolutionist takes Paris catwalk
By Nadia Idriss Mayen Moufida Dakhil, a 34 year old woman from Tripoli,
Libya never imagined she would one day end up showcasing her collection in
the fashion capital of the world Paris, France. Dakhil was one of the
countless Libyans who participated …

Libya oil output climbs to 840000 bpd -NOC
Reuters Africa
TRIPOLI Nov 30 (Reuters) – Libyan oil production has increased to 840000
barrels per day (bpd) as companies resume output following the eight month
war, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said in a statement. “The National
Oil Corporation announces …

Armed militia members haven’t been integrated into new Libya
USA Today
By Portia Walker, Special for USA TODAY TRIPOLI, Libya – In an abandoned
house on a rocky escarpment perched high above Tripoli’s coastline, a lone
teenage fighter sat in his pickup, armed with a pair of Kalashnikov rifles.
By Joseph Eid, AFP/Getty …

Aisha Gaddafi, Daughter Of Former Libya Leader, Calls For …
By The Huffington Post News Editors
ALGIERS, Algeria — Moammar Gadhafi’s daughter urged Libyans on Tuesday to
overthrow their new rulers, possibly violating the terms of her exile in
Algeria. In an audio message broadcast on Syria’s al-Rai television
station, Aisha Gadhafi …

Libya’s Islamist Commander Backs NTC Despite Being Cut Out of …
By Jason Ditz
In comments today, Libya’s top Islamist leader and the NTC’s de facto
military commander Abdulhakim Belhaj says that he will support the NTC’s
new cabinet, despite the composition having cut him and his supporters out
of every single …

Yves Engler: Libya, Syria and Iran |
By ProgressiveVoices
Show Notes: On this week’s episode, we speak with Yves Engler on the
imperialist nature of Canadian foreign policy. The effects of Canada’s
bombing of Libya, and the potential for war against Syria and Iran, are
discussed. Print …

Libya: The Real Work is Only Beginning | CIPS
By Daniel Livermore
But there was also a disquieting element of the ‘mission accomplished’
syndrome in the lavish ceremony and speeches, and especially in the Prime
Minister’s statement that “our job in Libya has been done and done
well.” It conjured up the …
Cips Blog

BBC News – Bangladeshis head back to Libya
Bangladeshi migrant workers are set to return to Libya following the civil

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