The last country we “liberated” from an “evil” dictator is now openly trading slaves


The last country we “liberated” from an “evil” dictator is now openly trading slaves

 

 

By Carey Wedler

It is widely known that the U.S.-led NATO intervention to topple Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 resulted in a power vacuum that has allowed terror groups like ISIS to gain a foothold in the country.

Despite the destructive consequences of the 2011 invasion, the West is currently taking a similar trajectory with regard to Syria. Just as the Obama administration excoriated Gaddafi in 2011, highlighting his human rights abuses and insisting he must be removed from power to protect the Libyan people, the Trump administration is now pointing to the repressive policies of Bashar al-Assad in Syria and warning his regime will soon come to an end — all in the name of protecting Syrian civilians.

But as the U.S. and its allies fail to produce legal grounds for their recent air strike — let alone provide concrete evidence to back up their claims Assad was responsible for a deadly chemical attack last week — more hazards of invading foreign countries and removing their heads of state are emerging.

This week, new findings revealed another unintended consequence of “humanitarian intervention”: the growth of the human slave trade.

The Guardian reports that while “violence, extortion and slave labor” have been a reality for people trafficked through Libya in the past, the slave trade has recently expanded. Today, people are selling other human beings out in the open.

“The latest reports of ‘slave markets’ for migrants can be added to a long list of outrages [in Libya],” said Mohammed Abdiker, head of operation and emergencies for the International Office of Migration, an intergovernmental organization that promotes “humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all,” according to its website. “The situation is dire. The more IOM engages inside Libya, the more we learn that it is a vale of tears for all too many migrants.”

The North African country is commonly used as a point of exit for refugees fleeing other parts of the continent. But since Gaddafi was overthrown in 2011, “the vast, sparsely populated country has slid into violent chaos and migrants with little cash and usually no papers are particularly vulnerable,” the Guardian explains.

One survivor from Senegal said he was passing through Libya from Niger with a group of other migrants attempting to flee their home countries. They had paid a smuggler to transport them via bus to the coast, where they would risk taking a boat to Europe. But rather than take them to the coast, the smuggler took them to a dusty lot in Sabha, Libya. According to Livia Manente, an IOM officer who interviews survivors, “their driver suddenly said middlemen had not passed on his fees and put his passengers up for sale.”

“Several other migrants confirmed his story, independently describing kinds of slave markets as well as kinds of private prisons all over in Libya,” she said, adding IOM Italy had confirmed similar stories from migrants landing in southern Italy.

The Senegalese survivor said he was taken to a makeshift prison, which the Guardian notes are common in Libya.

Those held inside are forced to work without pay, or on meager rations, and their captors regularly call family at home demanding a ransom. His captors asked for 300,000 west African francs (about £380), then sold him on to a larger jail where the demand doubled without explanation.

When migrants were held too long without having a ransom paid for them, they were taken away and killed. “Some wasted away on meager rations in unsanitary conditions, dying of hunger and disease, but overall numbers never fell,” the Guardian reported.

“If the number of migrants goes down, because of death or someone is ransomed, the kidnappers just go to the market and buy one,” Manente said.

Giuseppe Loprete, IOM Niger’s chief of mission, confirmed these disturbing reports. “It’s very clear they see themselves as being treated as slaves,” he said. He arranged for the repatriation of 1,500 migrants just in the first three months of this year and is concerned more stories and incidents will emerge as more migrants return from Libya.

“And conditions are worsening in Libya so I think we can also expect more in the coming months,” he added.

As the United States government continues to entertain regime change in Syria as a viable solution to the many crises in that country, it is becoming ever-more evident that ousting dictators — however detestable they may be — is not effective. Toppling Saddam Hussein led not only to the deaths of civilians and radicalization within the population, but also the rise of ISIS.

As Libya, once a beacon of stability in the region, continues to devolve in the fallout from the Western “humanitarian” intervention – and as human beings are dragged into emerging slave trades while rapes and kidnappings plague the population — it is increasingly obvious that further war will only create even further suffering in unforeseen ways.

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David Cameron, Libya and Disaster


David Cameron, Libya and Disaster

By Dr. Binoy Kampmark

The UK Foreign Affairs Committee was a long time coming with this judgment, but when it came, it provided a firm reminder about how far the 2011 intervention against the Gaddafi regime was not merely flawed but calamitous in its consequences. There had been no coherent strategy on the part of the Cameron government; the campaign had not been “informed by accurate intelligence.”

For members of the committee, it was clear that the then UK prime minister, David Cameron, had to carry a rather large can on the issue. “Through his decision-making in the National Security Council, former prime minister David Cameron was ultimately responsible for the failure to develop a coherent Libya strategy.”

The consequential nature of this bloody and ultimately catastrophic blunder of international relations triggered continental instability, with a foul global aftertaste. The collapse of Libya into territories battled over with sectarian fury and the death of Muammar Gaddafi unsettled the ground in Mali. It also propelled violence through North African and the Middle East.

It is hard to rank the levels of severity in what went wrong in the aftermath of the Libyan collapse. Could a finger be pointed at the militia hothouse that was created within the state? (Tripoli alone currently hosts somewhere up to 150.) What of the external outrage stemming from it?

Near the top must be the conflict in northern Mali, precipitated by members of the Tuareg ethnic group who had long supplied Gaddafi with soldiers. Armed to the teeth, the MNLA, with the assistance of such Islamist groups as Ansar Dine, commenced a separatist action that in turn encouraged interventions by al-Qaeda sponsored Islamist groups.

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb eventually became one of the big and most menacing players, busying itself with operations beyond Mali, including Algeria, Niger, Mauritania, Tunisia and Morocco.

Meshed between these skirmishing groups were a French-led intervention in 2013 that petered out, followed by a continuing peace keeping operation which has long since ditched the word “peace” in its equation.

Not even the presence of 12,000 UN soldiers under the mission known as MINUSMA has done much to prevent the fraying of that land, despite the June 2015 peace deal. Since 2013, the mission has taken over a hundred casualties, a deal of it occasioned by the ubiquitous landmine and roadside bomb.

While Mali burned with fury, other African states felt the aftershocks, notably through a huge, easily accessible arms market that was not brought under control after Gaddafi’s fall. Marty Reardon, Senior Vice President of The Soufran Group, a US-based security consultancy, surprised no one in telling The Independent that Libya’s implosion led to the arming of “well-armed and militant groups” in Tunisia, Algeria, Niger, Chad, Sudan and Egypt.[1]

In this belligerent free for all, jihadi groups jostle and scratch for gains, creating a further pool of radicalised fighters who will, in time, find nowhere else to go. The Libyan collapse, in other words, has created a certain type of roving tourist jihadi, notching up points with each campaign.

Crispin Blunt, who chaired the committee, scoldingly suggested that the 2011 intervention was based on “erroneous assumptions and an incomplete understanding of the country.” This kindergarten world view did not stop there.

Having made a right royal mess, it was incumbent on France and the UK to right the ship, with a “responsibility to support Libyan economic and political reconstruction.” This responsibility was also a muddled one, with British and French institution builders profoundly ignorant about local matters. Having pushed Humpty Dumpty over, they showed scant knowledge on how to put him back together.

The sense of culpability for Cameron is further compounded by the nonsense the intervention made of such international humanitarian doctrines as the responsibility to protect. There was always a sense that the French-UK led mission was struggling for a plausible alibi, but recourse to the nonsensical notion of civilian protection reared its head.

That door was opened by the hoovering effect of UN Security Council Resolution 1973, which authorised “all necessary means” to protect that most wonderful contrivance, irrespective of what those in the host state thought.[2] Find the civilians and save the day.

While it remains the most insidious of contrivances at international law, that responsibility to protect could be said to have been discharged rapidly – after the initial round of strikes. In the words of the MPs, “If the primary object of the coalition intervention was the urgent need to protect civilians in Benghazi, then this objective was achieved in March 2011 in less than 24 hours.”

This was not to be. Instead, the intervention ballooned into a monstrous matter of regime change, with no attempt made to “pause military action” when Benghazi was being secured. “This meant that a limited intervention to protect civilians drifted into an opportunist policy of regime change by military means.” Docks in international criminal courts should be warmed by such adventurous men.

Dr. Binoy Kampmark was a Commonwealth Scholar at Selwyn College, Cambridge. He lectures at RMIT University, Melbourne. Email: bkampmark@gmail.com

Notes

[1] http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/libya-report-britain-uk-gaddafi-civil-war-david-cameron-responsible-terrorism-isis-al-qaeda-mali-a7309821.html

[2] http://www.elac.ox.ac.uk/downloads/Welsh%20Civilian%20Protection%20in%20Libya.pdf

The original source of this article is Global Research

Libyan Daash consists of three thousand fighters from 31 countries


Libyan Daash consists of three thousand fighters from 31 countries

تقارير: داعش الليبي يتكون من ثلاثة آلاف مقاتل من 31 دولة

(Reuters) – A report by the Algerian daily sunrise Wednesday, that Daash in Libya, based on the current success, to adopt the Iraqi scenario in its smallest details, taking advantage of the retreat of the state, in an attempt to repeat the experience in Libya and its environs after Iraq and Syria.

The newspaper said, citing identical reports, that the organization in Libya includes about three thousand gunmen descended from 31 different countries.

Occupies Tunisians and Egyptians in the ranks of the forefront of the multinational organization about equally thousand fighters, in front of Sudan and Morocco with 300 each, Algeria and Saudi Arabia, with 200 by 100 and between 80 and 100 French gunmen.

According to newspaper reports monitored the presence of Arab and Gulf nationalities, Jordan and Yemen and Africa from Niger and Mali as well as  from Italy, Greece, Germany European nationalities, and Asia through the Chinese presence.

The newspaper said the organization, based in the city of Derna major stronghold in the east is, under the authority orders of a former Iraqi officer, was sent by al-Baghdadi to Libya to organize the military side****(Reuters is wrong its a Yemeni and not Iraqi… just to show you that you can not trust Reuters)

Eshrouk Algerian a Libyan expert quoted, as saying that the rapid expansion of the organization in Libya, mainly due to exhaustion suffered by militias dawn of Libya on the one hand, and the fatigue that gripped the legitimate Libyan army after years of wars and fighting since the fall of the state, and in the light of the ban on the weaponization, rather than because of enrollment Libyan military leaders earlier Daash.

So my question to UN, F.UK.US. and EU how did they miss them???? Or they didn’t???? I think it’s the second they did not miss them actually they INSTALLED them and they are still giving them a free passage… as they want to DISMANTLE the whole of Africa, starting from the richest country Libya and moving along to all neighboring countries. Already there are rumors about an unrest in Algeria which is next to be brought down as the French will not forgive them for taking their own country back…. When will you civilians in the West wake up???? Are you so comfortable and so involved in your own little world that you do not care what’s going on with your neighbor????? Have you lost every inch of HUMANITY? 

Obama Admits He Has Been Waging War on the United States for the Past 6 Years


Obama Admits He Has Been Waging War on the United States for the Past 6 Years.

WHAT A HYPOCRISY FROM THE BIGGEST TRAITOR OF THE NATIONS THE U.N. “UN warns of war crimes as hundreds die in Libya”


WHAT A HYPOCRISY FROM THE BIGGEST TRAITOR OF THE NATIONS THE U.N. “UN warns of war crimes as hundreds die in Libya”

Editor’s Note: Lets take a look at what the UN’s role is; I looked it up in wikipedia so here is the first paragraph –The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization established 24 October 1945, to promote international co-operation *****(of the United States and Israeli interests). A replacement for the ineffective League of Nations, the organization was created following the Second World War to prevent another such conflict ****(I doubt they are trying to prevent anything). At its founding, the UN had 51 member states; there are now 193. The headquarters of the United Nations is situated in Manhattan,New York City, and enjoys extraterritoriality. Further main offices are situated in Geneva, Nairobi and Vienna. The organization is financed ****(by corporations and lobbyists) by assessed and voluntary contributions from its member states. Its objectives include maintaining international peace and security ***(yes lets see how they have tried to keep international peace and security since 1945; Since the end of the Second World War in 1945 there have been over 250 major wars in which over 23 million people have been killed, tens of millions made homeless, and countless millions injured and bereaved. In the history of warfare the twentieth century stands out as the bloodiest and most brutal – three times more people have been killed in wars in the last ninety years than in all the previous five hundred and here is another site taking you step by step to see all the wars; Major Episodes of Political Violence
1946-2013), promoting human rights, fostering social and economic development, protecting the environment, and providing humanitarian aid in cases of famine, natural disaster, and armed conflict ****(Apparently the UN has nothing to do (with promoting human rights or fostering social and economic development or providing humanitarian aid in cases of famine, natural disaster and armed conflict) because the UN IS THE PRIMARY WHO HAS CAUSED ALL THESE DISASTERS by allowing the EVIL axis to make more wars for their own interest here is what someone else wrote);. all in a day’s work Since the beginning of history people have got angry, had disagreements and punch-ups, and even killed each other. This we have in common with a few other animal species. But it’s very different from war.
War is an activity that needs preparation, organisation, planning and calculation, like farming, or education, or building. It has little to do with aggressive moods or eruptions of anger. There is no baring of teeth in the chemical weapons laboratory. Designing a nuclear bomb that can kill millions of people is a long-term project, requiring skill, imagination, quiet concentration, and a lot of taxpayers’ MONEY. The hundreds of thousands of people employed in armaments factories in Britain alone don’t go to work in the morning red with fury and ready to slay ‘the enemy’. Most of them are loving parents who take care of their children, seldom considering that the weapons they help to make might one day kill some other parent’s children somewhere else.
Murder, the world over, is a crime punishable by long prison sentences (in some countries by execution). Yet hundreds of thousands of people in the world’s armed forces are trained to murder – and murder people they do not even know. Whatever words we use to disguise the fact, war is essentially about murder. To drop bombs on a city, for example, is to murder ordinary citizens, many of them children; the pilot has no personal quarrel with them, but drops the bomb in the name of war – and thereby commits a mass murder. But ‘murder’ is not a word used when talking about war. That would clearly make war a bad thing – something we should avoid at all cost, ready to lock up anyone who tries it. You can see the problem – ‘British soldiers murder 150 Iraqi women and children in liberation of Kuwait’ would make a very unusual headline in the daily paper. War transforms murder not only into something acceptable but highly commendable, for which, if you survive, you may receive praise, promotion, and even a medal.”

The third paragraph goes to explain how it functions: The UN has six principal organs: the General Assembly (the main deliberative assembly); the Security Council (for deciding certain resolutions for peace and security); the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (for promoting international economic and social co-operation and development); the Secretariat (for providing studies, information, and facilities needed by the UN); the International Court of Justice (the primary judicial organ); and the United Nations Trusteeship Council (inactive since 1994). UN System agencies include the World Bank Group, the World Health Organization, the World Food Programme, UNESCO, and UNICEF. The UN’s most prominent officer is the Secretary-General, an office held by South Korean Ban Ki-moon since 2007. Non-governmental organizations may be granted consultative status with ECOSOC and other agencies to participate in the UN’s work.

The last paragraph is the truth:The organization won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001, and a number of its officers and agencies have also been awarded the PRIZE. Other evaluations of the UN’s effectiveness have been mixed. Some commentators believe the organization to be an important force for peace and human development, while others have called the organization ineffective, corrupt, or biased.

So to conclude that the UN is helping nations is a farce to say the least, all money sent in by charities or by any other contributions which nobody knows who the contributors are! We do know that Soros is one of them but we also know that he does not give his money to save his soul from when he dies but to earn more profits. It’s a known fact that money given to the UN and its branches for the World food programme does not go to the people in need but into their (organizers) pockets, never arrives to destination I should know they did it also in Libya with expired food etc and only the half of it ever arrived to destination, same happened to the Balkans, Africa the list is long to put in detail.

The Security council if it was doing its job really Palestine would have been recognized since 1945 but NO it was under the British rule and it could do whatever it wanted sell the country, destroyed whatever the Queen desired and this is only one of the countries till to date has not be recognized or given a voice to complain about the massacres and murders are done by the Israelis to the Palestinian people. So when I read an article like the one I am going to post to you about Libya its no wonder I am fuming with anger, because had it not been for the UN and the Axis of Evil we wouldn’t be in this mess. So enough with my rumbling and here is the article for you to read.

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GENEVA: Recent fighting in Libya has killed hundreds of civilians and forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes, the UN said yesterday, demanding justice for serious rights violations and possible “war crimes”. In a joint report, the UN human rights office and the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) warned of surging violence across the country since May and widespread human rights violations, including abductions of civilians, torture and executions. “Violations are continuing with impunity. There has been no effort to stop them,” Ravina Shamdasani, spokeswoman for the UN human rights agency, told reporters in Geneva. *****(Well Ms. Shamdasani, this has been going on from the start of the illegal war in 2011, the only thing you and your colleagues did is hide it under the table, only to come now to tell us the ugly truth. Why didn’t the UN STOP IT AT THE BEGINNING? Is it that the Axis of Evil want to divide the country into 3 pieces? Or that Soros together with Levi are profiting, I am aware there are other people who are profiting from this mess but if I start mentioning their names I am liable to sued and unfortunately I do not have the financing to go to court.)

She warned that many of the abuses being committed across Libya “may amount to war crimes”. Three years after dictator Moamer Kadhafi was toppled and killed ****(HE WAS NOT KILLED HE WAS COLDBLOOD MURDERED AND SODOMIZED) in a NATO-backed *****( ILLEGAL DONE BY CIA, MOSSAD, MI6, DGSE a so-called) revolt, Libya is awash with weapons and powerful militias, and run by rival governments and parliaments.  Yesterday’s report pointed to an escalation in fighting since mid-October in Benghazi, where forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar ****(he is CIA/DGSE asset does that say something to you?) have been battling Islamist militiamen who have taken control of much of Libya’s second city.

Some 450 people were killed there in the two months leading up to mid-December, and some 90,000 people had fled, including more than 9,000 seeking shelter in schools, unfinished buildings and open spaces like parking lots, the report said. Clashes in Benghazi on Monday meanwhile killed another 16 people and wounded dozens, security sources and medics said. ****(What they do not tell you that from the beginning of the war till to date, we have over 70,000 prisoners of war who no one knows their whereabouts, we only know of the very important people who are in the Tripoli prisons. They do not tell you that during the bombing in 2011 by NATO we lost over 500,000 civilians from both sides. They do not tell you that over 3 million Libyans have been displaced or gone to exile. They do not tell you of how many mass murderers from torture, rape and mutilation has been going on from the end of the illegal war till to date. They do not tell you who finances them world-wide to spread Ebola, Cholera and other deadly diseases who the UN supports to eliminate million of people, these philanthropists who we are in their mercy through the UN. THE UN IS JUST ANOTHER BUSINESS CORPORATION LEAD BY THE NWO.)

Humanitarian Crisis
In the western Warshafana area, fighting between rival armed groups ****(the rival armed groups they mean the upgraded LIBYAN DAWN from Misurata, yes the same militia who displaced Tawergha neighbouring village just because they were blacks and rumoured that they were mercenaries helping the previous government. Warshafana tribe try to protect itself from LIBYAN DAWN), the same had killed some 100 people and injured 500 others between mid-August and mid-October, the report found. It warned of “a humanitarian crisis” with at least 120,000 people displaced in the area facing “severe shortages of food and medical supplies”. Fighting in the neighbouring Nafusa mountains had also left a reported 170 people dead, and displaced around 5,700 families, it said.

People displaced by the fighting had told UNSMIL that hundreds of houses, farms and businesses had been looted, shelled, burned down, or destroyed by bulldozers *****(Again they do not tell you that all the displacement and fighting it’s not done by the militias but by LIBYAN DAWN WHO IS OWNED BY THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD, while they are having heavy losses they retaliated by bombing, looting, kidnapping, rapping, burning and destroying everything on site). In the capital Tripoli the humanitarian situation had improved since late August, but activists, journalists and public figures continued to be abducted and threatened, the report found. “One prominent human rights defender received text messages from armed groups warning him to stop his advocacy work or else his children would be abducted and killed,” it said. *****(Again in this article they do not mention that GNC in Tripoli, Hassi – Muslim Brotherhood -Al Sharia – Al Qaeda- Isis- LIFG-  Libyan Dawn and Libyan Dignity with Hafter are the ones who are causing all this travesty of destruction which the UN BROUGHT THEM TO LIBYA TO TOPPLE THE PREVIOUS GOVERNMENT.)

Several journalists had been killed, including the October 5 killing of al-Tayeb Isa, the founder of Tuareg Tumsat television, whose body was found riddled with bullets and his car set on fire. The report painted a horrifying picture of widespread abductions, torture and abuse, as well as reports of summary executions, including beheadings.  A father and son detained at a checkpoint in al-Maya said they had been severely beaten before their captors poured petrol over them and threatened to burn them alive. *****(What is here described it’s an everyday thing since the end of the illegal war in 2011 – It’s the UN fault together with the Axis of Evil WHO want to divide LIBYA INTO 3 STATES and the only way to do it is to cause this havoc of destruction.)

In a statement, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein cautioned commanders and high-ranking officials that they were “criminally liable under international law” for any human rights abuses they commit or order. They could also be held ACCOUNTABLE if they “fail to take reasonable and necessary measures to prevent or punish” war crimes or human rights violations taking place, he said *****(Mr. Al Huseein knows very well they will never be prosecuted because they are financed, trained by the same people who installed them in Libya which is the UN, FUKUS & NATO so no high-ranking officials take any notice of his statements, if they were liable to prosecution they should have done so from the first instant which was the cold-blooded murder of the Late Qaddafi and his son, but did anyone do something about it? No, on the contrary they had the video shown widely for over a week and some scenes of this cold-blooded murder has been put on TV series and films. So allow me to say THAT THE HYPOCRISY OF THEIR STATEMENT OF THE UNITED NATIONS IS ONLY FOR INNER CIRCULATIONS WHILE ALL COUNTRIES WHO REALLY NEEDED THEIR SUPPORT ARE DYING. THE UN, BAN KI MOON AND ASSOCIATES ARE JUST PUPPETS TO THE ELITES AND DO ABSOLUTELY NOTHING BUT COLLECTING MONEY FROM THE WORKING PEOPLE AND WITH THESE STATEMENTS THEY JUST WANT TO SHOW TO US THAT THEY ARE WORTH THEIR SALARIES. ALL OF THE UNITED NATION SHOULD BE DISMANTLED BECAUSE THEY HAVE F@@@ED UP NATIONS INSTEAD OF REALLY ASSISTING THEM JUST TAKE A LOOK TO LATIN AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST LIKE SYRIA, IRAQ, LEBANON, PALESTINE, YEMEN, AFGHANISTAN, PAKISTAN, AFRICA if you take a look at the nations of Africa you will understand that the UN has done nothing whatsoever to help they only brought more disaster and famine to them). – AFP