Libya Newslinks 17 February 2012: Gays threaten the future of the human race says Libyan UN delegate

17 February

There are fifteen stories in today’s links, most from the MSM and twelve of the fifteen stories (some are essentially duplicates viz Business Week and TIME) have essentially the same headline: ‘A year after revolt, Libya mired in factional fighting’, or words to that effect. Predictably the BBC and Sky News headlines make no mention of this though the BBC does mention that militias roam unimpeded but ‘balances’ that with some PR from the White House about how the new ‘government will do something about “protect[ing] the rights of all the Libyan people”. The Sky News piece is all fireworks and a promise to do something about it as well (and one wouldn’t expect anything else from the Tripoli Post except fireworks). The final (and only) mention of the subject is about the outburst by the Libyan delegate to the UN alleging that ‘Gays threaten the continuation of the human race‘. I rest my case.

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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 …

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Libya Newslinks 19 November 2011

19 November 2011 —

Qaddafi son Saif caught in S. Libya
CBS News
Free Libya TV broadcast an image said to be Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam after his arrest in the south of Libya, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. (CBS) Muammar Qaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam — the only wanted member of the ousted ruling family to remain …

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What is going on in Libya? By William Bowles

29 August 2011

29 August 2011

Some Tweets on ‘African Mercenaries’

J0nblaz @al_Jamahiriya @journalist92 This what we mean by Black Libyans being pursued & executed by NATO rabble terrorists!

MikePrysner Rebels are correct; many Black Africans being lynched in #Libya were “hired by #Gaddafi.” They’re called immigrant workers, not mercenaries, about 3 hours ago

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Video: Libya: on brink of humanitarian disaster

28 August 2011 — RT

With Tripoli almost completely under rebel control the threat of a humanitarian crisis in the Libyan capital city is growing. There are widespread shortages of fuel, water and electricity, and humanitarian aid supplies are yet to reach the country.

­The situation on the ground is very close to a catastrophe. Tripoli is now facing severe shortages of running water, electricity, gasoline and medicine. People are using public taps throughout the city to get water; many have plastic containers with them. Local residents say they also use electric generators to produce some electricity.

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Libya Newslinks 27 August 2011

27 August 2011 —

In Libya, Gas Prices Rise As Rebels Seek Control
Libyan rebel leaders say they’re negotiating with regime loyalists in holdout towns. Rebel supporters burn books on the philosophy of Gadhafi in Tripoli on Saturday. Libyan rebel leaders say they’re negotiating with regime loyalists in holdout towns. …

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Bitter clashes on in Libyan capital

27 August 2011 — Strategic Culture FoundationThe Voice of Russia

Bitter clashes are continuing in the Libyan capital Tripoli. The troops that are loyal to Gaddafi, as well as his supporters, have repulsed a rebel attack on the Bu-Salim district of Tripoli, with dozens of rebels and foreign mercenaries fighting against Gaddafi reported killed in the attack.

Once rebels captured the greater part of Tripoli, they started looting shops and did not even spare the Jamahiriya national museum.

On Friday night, they established control over the Ras-Djdir border pass into Tunisia. Meanwhile, the residents of the Gaddafi hometown Sirte have vowed to fight to the bitter end.

Despite previous reports, the Transitional National Council has not moved from Benghazi to Tripoli for security reasons.

What’s more, the rebel leaders are in the Nafus Mountains, according to some reports.

The Gaddafi whereabouts are still unknown, and a large reward has been offered for him.

Video: NATO War Crimes In Libya

22 August 2011

There seems to be some question over the authenticity of the date of this video, with a comment suggesting that it’s actually the 22 August, not the 25th and I just checked with the source and it is the 22nd! I don’t know who changed the date, certainly not me! But it means whatever she says about the situation is meaningless! It’s four days old. Disinfo indeed! It’ll teach me to check the source first!

Tweets from Tripoli 24-25 August 2011

25 August 2011

A bunch of tweets from Libya dated 25 August 2011 03:11:49 BST, so some time early this am to 7pm the previous day.

The alJamahiriya address is:

alJamahiriya @antiwar_soldier I only arrived in #Tripoli yesterday.Hopefully later today we will be able to go out. I don’t want to repeat rumours I hear

about 1 hour ago in reply to antiwar_soldier
alJamahiriya @NEWS_Libya NO. #Tripoli is not a ghost town, but #NATO’s psycological war of bombs and helicopters make it dangerous to go out at night.

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