“Atrocious crimes against the Libyan people” (memorandum of Dr. Saïf al-Islam Gaddafi)


“Atrocious crimes against the Libyan people” (memorandum of Dr. Saïf al-Islam Gaddafi)

Mid-November a report by CNN had caused an uproar. According to the American television channel, in Libya refugees are auctioned as slaves. On a recurring basis the main Western media report catastrophic conditions for refugees in Libya. But it does almost never mention how it came to these catastrophic and chaotic situations in Libya.

In October 2017. Dr. Saïf al-Islam Kadhafi, son of Muammar al-Gaddafi, wrote a memorandum for the postponement Herland. You can find more information about Saif Kadhafi in emissions that appear [www.kla.tv/11375, http://www.kla.tv/11613%5D.

Herland is a political portal on the Internet, which was founded by the Norwegian Hanne n Herland, writer and historian of religions. The internet portal has about a million visitors per month.

The memorandum of Saif al-Gaddafi was published in different languages in the world. Its goal is to clarify some facts and describe the terrible crimes committed against the Libyan people. The introduction of the memorandum indicates that these crimes were committed in the name of humanitarian military intervention. He said that civilians must be protected, introduced democracy and prosperity. The Member States of NATO attacked Libya with all the weapons at their disposal, and with the help of some Arab States and some Libyans. The justification was as phony as that of the military intervention in Iraq in 2003, because it was actually the systematic destruction of a sovereign State and a peaceful nation. The memorandum aims to publicize the crimes committed by the international community, human rights organizations and other non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The Libya and its people in their tireless efforts should be helped to rebuild this small country. This is for the submission of the memorandum.

SAIF Kadhafi tells how the supposedly peaceful uprising began early 2011 as part of the Arab and how a propaganda machine against Muammar al-Gaddafi has in the meantime been put on. The cruel crimes perpetrated by the so-called peaceful demonstrators are listed with their sources.

The second part describes how the International Criminal Court (ICC) has implemented two weights and two measures in the Libyan civil war and in the intervention of NATO. While Libyan politicians were associated with fictitious crimes, the barbaric murder of Kadhafi and his son al-Moutassim by militias supported by NATO was ignored and not sentenced.

In a third part are listed the human rights violations committed by Libyan militias and their leaders. The militias have also practiced ethnic cleansing, the traffic in organs of prisoners, etc. In addition, militias and their leaders have destroyed vital Libyan infrastructure, as Tripoli airport and the air fleet, in July 2014. All these crimes have been ignored by the international community and United Nations agencies.

Finally, the fourth part of the memorandum lists the atrocities committed by NATO against the civilian population. Many civilians have been killed by NATO air operations. After that NATO had helped the militias to govern the Libya, still more terrible terrorist crimes have been committed against Libyans and foreigners. Human Rights Watch had reported all these victims and, in some cases, NATO admitted that she was responsible for the deaths of these innocent people. However, the International Criminal Court has issued no arrest warrant against militia leaders or NATO forces.

If the memorandum of Saif Gaddafi is true, the International Criminal Court would be a Stirrup of the United Nations and NATO, a political instrument for the further justification for war crimes. Human rights violations are not reported because the human rights would be violated, but only in order to obtain the benefits in terms of power politics. The Libyan case was intended to get rid of a bad leader, Muammar al-Gaddafi, despite the disastrous consequences for the country.

Subsequently, we publish the memorandum drafted by Mr. Saïf al-Islam al-Gaddafi, which appealed to many sources. The translation of Arabic to the french has been verified by Klagemauer.TV.

voir le memorandum: https://www.kla.tv/index.php?a=showlanguage&lang=fr

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Liens : [1] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POlbi9R9zdg
THE HANGING OF A LIBYAN SOLDIER IN THE STREETS OF BENGHAZI IN 2011 [2] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sRqj8GwtW0
CIVILIANS DRIVING TANKS IN THE STREETS OF BENGHAZI [3] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxOEzgnqViE
BURNING AND EATING THE LIVER OF A SECURITY OFFICER IN 2011 IN THE CITY OF MISRATA [4] https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jan/08/libyan-revolution-casualties-lower-expected-government
THE GUARDIAN REPORT ON THE ACTUAL NUMBER OF DEATHS IN THE 2011 WAR AMNESTY REPORT [5] https://humanrightsinvestigations.org/2012/11/14/amnesty-international-and-the-human-rights-industry/
RAPE CLAIMS [6] www.theguardian.com\world\2011\jun\09\libya-mass-rape-viagra-claim
RAPE CLAIMS IN 2011 [7] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dRBAKDnIoo
THE LIBYAN PILOTS IN MALTA [8] https://www.hrw.org/ar/world-report/2012/country-chapters/259719
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH REPORT [9] https://humanrightsinvestigations.org/2012/11/14/amnesty-international-and-the-human-rights-industry/
RAPE CLAIMS [10] https://www.hrw.org/news/2011/08/01/handing-qaddafi-get-out-jail-free-card
CRIMINAL JUSTICE COURT REPORT ON MUAMMAR QADDAFI, SAFI AL ISLAM AND ABDULLAH AL SANUSSI [11] https://www.icc-cpi.int/libya/gaddafi/Documents/GaddafiEng.pdf
CRIMINAL JUSTICE COURT REPORT ON SAIF AL ISLAM [12] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpBjcD8Mac8&bpctr=1472059121
MUAMMAR AL QADDAFI’S DEAD BODY [13] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pknYlmQSks&oref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D4pknYlmQSks&has_verified=1MUTTASIM
MUAMMAR AL QADDAFI’S BEFORE-AFTER DEATH FOOTAGE [14] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kqq_W4NhlFo
ABDULLAH AL SANNUSI’S IMPRISONMENT IN MILITIA’S PRISONS [15] http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14786753
BBC REPORT ON ABDULHAKIM BELHAJ LIBYA [16] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReQ2MGUmXWA
GENERAL AMNESTY LAW [17] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUHodoC24Uk
SHELLING BANI WALID IN 2012 BY THE NEW GOVERNMENT’S MILITIAS IN 2012 [18] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yG-SJoFJn3o
BURNING OF HOUSES AND PROPERTIES IN THE CITY OF WERSHIFANA IN 2014 [19] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIa5LPIIldw
A WIPEOUT OF THE CITY OF SIRTE BY THE SO CALLED “REBELS” IN 2011 [20] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZW96ltI1qok
THE DISTRUCTION OF THE CITY OF BENGHAZI [21] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abVGdkdWgj0&oref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DabVGdkdWgj0&has_verified=1MUAMMAR
QADDAFI’S CONVOY AFTER GETTING STRIKED BY NATO IN 2011 [22] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrfSrvseOCg
BURNING OF TRIPOLI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT [23] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgWdxbQM-7Y
BURNING OF LIBYA’S AIERIAL CONVOY AND AIRPLANES IN TRIPOLI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT [24] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBE3yFCSYio
SATTELITE IMAGES OF THE BURNING OIL TANKS IN TRIPOLI [25] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8tpk0TRbTo
OIL TANKS BURNING FOOTAGE LINK [26] http://gate.ahram.org.eg/News/323668.aspx
YOUSEF AL-GHERIANI’S COURT DECISION [27] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uE6eXHuWcU
AL-JFAARA FAMILY MASSACRE IN BANI WALID 2011 [28] https://www.rt.com/news/bani-walid-siege-source-211/
RT REPORT ON THE SIEGE OF BANI WALID AND CHILDREEN DEATHS IN THE CITY BY MILITIA SHELLINGS [29] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTUdWFjnmHI
AL-KHWAILDI’S FAMILY MASSACRE BY NATO IN 2011 [30] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uE6eXHuWcU
MAJER MASSACRE BY NATO IN THE CITY OF ZLITIN 2011 [31] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6t0ubOqaQk4
THE MURDER OF SAIF AL ARAB MUAMMAR AL QADDAFI BY NATO IN 2011 [32] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uopl8o27TRc
KIDNAPPING AND TORTURING THE ISLAMIC SCHOLAR AL MADANI AL SHWEERIF BY “THE REBELS” [33] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wrxLM7xgpg
HUSSAIN AL KARAMI’S (ISIS TERRORIST) FRIDAY PRAYER SPEECH IN THE CITY OF SIRTE [34] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYupUv6v9GM
THE FORCE-ENTRY OF MUHAMMED HASSAN’S HOME BY THE SO-CALLED REBELS IN 2011 [35] https://www.hrw.org/news/2015/12/03/interview-dark-inside-libyas-prisons
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH REPORT ON THE DARK PRISONS OF LIBYA [36] http://www.masress.com/tahrirnews/311658
THE KILLING OF THE EGYPTIAN POPE IN THE CITY OF MISRATA IN 2012 [37] https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/15/isis-21-egyptian-coptic-christians-beheading-libyaTHE
MURDER OF 21 EGYPTIAN CHRISTIANS BY ISIS TERRORISTS IN THE CITY OF SIRTE [38] http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/11548360/Islamic-State-murders-30-Ethiopian-Christians-in-Libya.html
THE MURDER OF 30 ETHIOPIAN CHRISTIANS IN LIBYA [39] https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/05/american-teacher-ronnie-smith-shot-dead-jogging-benghazi
MURDERING OF THE AMERICAN TEACHER IN THE CITY OF BENGHAZI [40] https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/05/red-cross-staff-member-killed-libya-sirte
THE MURDER OF THE RED CROSS CREW IN THE CITY OF SIRTE [41] http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-22260856
THE FRENCH EMBASSY’S BOMBING IN TRIPOLI [42] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Arl2mY01l8
US EMBASSY ATTACKS IN BENGHAZI 2012 [43] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMJVAMD7axg
TONY BLAIR ADDMITING THE “MISTAKE” OF THE INVASION OF IRAQ [44] http://www.ahmedmaiteeg.com/%D8%B9%D9%86-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D9%8A%D8%AF-%D8%A3%D8%AD%D9%85%D8%AF-%D8%B9%D9%85%D8%B1-%D9%85%D8%B9%D9%8A%D8%AA%D9%8A%D9%82/
AHMED MAETIEG’s WEBPAGE [45] http://www.unmultimedia.org/arabic/radio/archives/195390/#.V74RTvkrKUk
NIHAD MAETIEG SPEECH ON one WEBPAGE [46] http://www.who.int/countryfocus/cooperation_strategy/ccsbrief_lby_en.pdf
WORLD HEALTH organization REPORT ON HEALTH-CARE IN LIBYA [47] http://www.opec.org/opec_web/en/about_us/166.htm
LIBYAN OIL EXPORT REPORT IN 2015 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanne_Nabintu_Herland
https://libyaagainstsuperpowermedia.org/2017/10/23/exclusive-memorandum-on-Libya-fabrications-against-the-State-leadership-and-army-by-Dr-Saif-al-Islam-Gaddafi/

 

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UAE newspaper: Qatar directed its allies the need to assassinate Saif al-Islam to prevent the organization of elections in Libya


UAE newspaper: Qatar directed its allies the need to assassinate Saif al-Islam to prevent the organization of elections in Libya

Abu Dhabi

I learned the newspaper “the statement” the UAE, the Libyan parties linked to the Doha system is currently working to shuffle the cards again in the country to prevent organized elections expected in the second half of this year.

Well-informed military sources in the western region’s “statement”, Qatar and directed its allies the need to prevent the elections organisation through the broadcast of chaos in the capital of Tripoli, and that both the terrorist Abdul Hakim Belhadj, Aamir Aljmahh fighter for al-Qaeda, the Muslim Brotherhood, and their terrorist Mufti Sadiq al-Ghiriani, and some guerrilla leaders “duress”, and prominent political figures from within the General National Conference ended its legitimacy, recognised the country planned to prevent Libya out of the dark tunnel which occurred seven years ago, driven by finding that any democratic election Transparent and fair, under international supervision, would be in their best interest.

The liquidation of Saif al-Islam

Qatar’s plan does not stop at this point, but includes another chapter on the work on the liquidation of Dr. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi. According to tribal sources, Qatar sought to convince its followers to monitor and liquidate it.

Adding that the leaders of political Islam and Qatari officials were surprised by supporters of the public system crawling on the electoral registration system to register after the word Seif al-Islam delivered on his behalf by his lawyer Khaled al-Zaidi.

They are sure that the Muslim Brotherhood candidates will face a severe electoral defeat that will necessarily lead them to return to their true size and remove them from the government. This may expose them to prosecution at home and abroad on charges of involvement in civil strife, murder, torture, terrorise and loot the country.

The sources said that the Qatari regime believes that the elimination of Saif al-Islam is necessary because of his influential icon in his father’s supporters, especially between the tribes and cities in the central regions and the west and south of the country.

The sources added that Qatar informed its allies in Libya that the liquidation of Saif al-Islam could lead to civil war, which could benefit from the forces of political Islam, first by eliminating a fierce competitor that differs intellectually  and ideologically, and has a clear popularity, and second postponement of the political solution until it is possible to put hands on all joints of the state.

Previous attempts

According to media reports, Qatar had previously sought the assassination of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, when aircraft of the “Dawn of Libya” in the spring of 2015 bombed sites in the city of Zintan believed that Gaddafi resides in, and later found he was transferred after the Battalion received the “Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq”, which carried out his protection of an urgent warning from the “special services”.

The sources, who declined to be identified, said that a decision was taken to attack the capital Tripoli in the process similar to the “Dawn of Libya” in the summer of 2014, and militias from the cities of Misurata and Zawiya alongside the fighters of the defense of Benghazi, and some of the militias of the Western Mountain, Sabratha, and others will participate in the expected attack.

Sources added that the leaders of the “political” “Islam” in Libya during the past few days had meetings with Qatar officials in Doha, Istanbul and Tunisia to agree on the details of the plan, which should begin with some preliminary actions and publication of materials from the Qatari or sub-Qatar Media about the “impossibility of holding elections”, as well as refusal to support the “international” “political” “decision”.

As in the organisation of information campaigns, talking about civil war will lead to the victory of Jamahiriya supporters in elections.

The sources pointed out that the attack on Tripoli’s decision is ready, and most of the militias that will participate in, are those that have been expelled from the capital during the past year by militias belonging to what is called the Presidential Council of the Government of reconciliation from the West – centred.

Note: Well, the murder of Saif is beneficial to all rats without exception – from Haftar to Beljaz and Seraj in Tripoli and Salah Badi in Misurata.

Gaddafi’s Son ‘Knows What it Takes to Move Libya Forward’ – Specialist


Gaddafi’s Son ‘Knows What it Takes to Move Libya Forward’ – Specialist

 

 

Unifying the Libyan tribes is central to bringing stability to the country, believes David Otto, Counter Terrorism and Organized Crime Expert, Director of TGS Security and Intelligence Consultants, a company, providing consultancy on security and intelligence matters, who took the time to participate in an interview with Radio Sputnik.

In the midst of crisis and civil war, Libya is bracing to hold presidential elections next year. Since being freed from jail this past summer, second son of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is being posited as a potential favorite for the post. Sharing his thoughts on the prospect of a member of the Gaddafi family returning to power is specialist David Otto.

David Otto: This is a man who has gone through a political branding mill, so to speak, and he understands very much what it takes to move Libya forward, to a modern government system by the people, for the people and a system that would be void of interference in the internal affairs of Libya. I think Saif Islam, having spent a lot of time in jail, he has taken time to reflect on what really went wrong. And he now has the opportunity, perhaps, to have another go if the people of Libya really choose to elect him as the next president.

Sputnik: How much support does he have?

David Otto: In terms of support, Saif Islam is somebody who is aware of the causes of credibility. He knows very well that it is the people of Libya that count. He also knows that a lot of Libyans who hold the power to vote remain the silent majority, and they continue to suffer the most from what Libya has become after his father was murdered. He has managed at this very early stage to win almost 80% of the union of tribal council members — and you are very much aware that Libya has about 140 tribes that make up Libya. Even before Gaddafi came to power, which is something Saif Islam has experienced himself, he knew the biggest challenge that any leadership would face, any challenge that would threaten the unity of Libya and its progress from being a poor country to being a rich country was the diverse tribal existence, where every tribe wanted to be dominant. However oppressive Western media sees what his father did, he managed to have very firm control over all of these 140 tribes. This is an experience which Saif Islam had during the leadership of his father. The time that he spent in jail, he understood the dynamics of the tribal and planned system, and he is putting some of the major tribes back together, which exist in Libya. He has a lot of support from some of these tribes, and this is what really puts him in a very strong position.

Sputnik: How is it that he’s been able to gain this support? What exactly has he been doing, and what will he continue to do to try to unite all of the different tribes in Libya and bring unity to the country?

David Otto: What Saif Islam has been able to do is to spend a lot of time to understand that in order for any president, or for anybody to have full control over Libya — he said it before, already in 2011 — he said that in order for anybody to have firm control over Libya, they have to be able to have a firm control and abide in the interests of the tribal councils. He has been able to put envoys on the ground to talk about the possibilities of having a unified Libya. He understands that there is the Government of National Accord in Tripoli, and then he also has the challenge of the Libyan National Army, under Khalifa Haftar. So, what Saif Islam has been doing is to garner more support from some of these tribes that switch sides when things hit the fan. He’s managed to do that. A lot of Libyans are now fed up after six years of thinking that the new GNA government, which is UN-backed, would be able to create stability. But now there’s a period of disillusionment among a lot of these tribes, and they then look at the way that Gaddafi’s father ran Libya and think that was far better. Because of that, he has actually been able to bring a lot of support, because they see him as the only person that could actually unite most of these tribes.

Sputnik: How is the West, namely the United States and the EU likely react to Saif Gaddafi, especially if he does win these elections?

David Otto: It is going to be interesting. What I think is that it’s going to be a somewhat confusing and somewhat unbelievable scenario for the West. But Gaddafi’s son understands that in a democratically held election, it is the reaction of Libyans that will count to Saif Islam, and no-one else really matters. Libya, of course, will need foreign support, and I guess from many countries, including the African Union, that has the capacity to lift Libya from the turmoil, even if Libya is deserted by the European Union. I think if Saif Islam wins and succeeds in bringing Libya together, and halts the crisis that most countries are facing as a result of Libya, and manages to stop the chaos that has been created in Libya, perhaps in coordination with the African Union, and also if he defeats the cocktail of jihadists in the Sahara region and creates stability for his regional neighbors, the reaction of the West will change for good. The West itself is desperately looking for some miracle to fix this problem, even if it benefitted them somehow from a geopolitical perspective, and if Saif Islam is that person, then I don’t think they have much of a say.

ديفيد اوتو مدير امن الاستخبارات الروسية :-
80% من القبائل الليبية تدعم سيف الإسلام…وسيناريو فوز سيف الإسلام القذافي بالانتخابات سيكون مربكاً للغرب
تصريحات ومتابعات دقيقة للمجتمع الدولي والصحافة العالمية لـ نبأ ترشح الدكتور سيف الاسلام وذلك في ظل المعاناة التي تشهدها ليبيا من تقهقر الوضع الامني وعدم الاستقرا وانتشار التنظيمات الارهابية تسبب في تفجير الوضع في اوروبا ومصدر قلق دائم لها،وكذلك فقدان السيطرة علي اغلب المناطق مما تسبب في اجتياح كامل للهجرة الغير شرعية علي اوروبا،والوضع الاقتصادي المتهاوي ومجال النفط الذي يعاني ويلات السرقة والنهب كل هذه العوامل جعلت المجتمع الدولي يغير مسار أنظاره لـ الدكتور سيف الاسلام مؤسس مشروع ليبيا الغد ليبيا البناء وليبيا النماء.
وفي تصريحات جديدة قدمها خبير مكافحة الارهاب والجريمة المنظمة ومدير الامن والاستخبارات في TGS ديفيد أوتو بـ ان “ﺗﻮﺣﻴﺪ ﺍﻟﻘﺒﺎﺋﻞ ﺍﻟﻠﻴﺒﻴﺔ ﺃﻣﺮ ﻣﺤﻮﺭﻱ ﻟﺘﺤﻘﻴﻖ ﺍﻻﺳﺘﻘﺮﺍﺭ ﻓﻲ ﻟﻴﺒﻴﺎ”.
وتحدث ﺃﻭﺗﻮ عن الدكتور سيف الاسلام بـ انه”ﺻﻘﻠﺘﻪ ﺍﻟﺘﺠﺎﺭﺏ ﺍﻟﺴﻴﺎﺳﻴﺔ ﻟﻴﻔﻬﻢ ﻣﺎ ﻳﻠﺰﻡ ﻟﻠﺪﻓﻊ بـ ليبيا ﺇﻟﻰ ﺍﻷﻣﺎﻡ،وكذلك ﻹﻗﺎﻣﺔ ﻧﻤﻂ ﺣﻜﻮﻣﻲ ﺣﺪﻳﺚ ﻣﻦ ﻗﺒﻞ ﺍﻟﺸﻌﺐ ﻷﺟﻞ ﺍﻟﺸﻌﺐ،ﻭﻧﻈﺎﻡ ﻳﻜﻮﻥ ﻋﺼﻴﺎً ﻋﻠﻰ ﺍﻟﺘﺪﺧﻞ ﻓﻲ ﺍﻟﺸﺆﻭﻥ ﺍﻟﺪﺍﺧﻠﻴﺔ ﻟﻠﻴﺒﻴﺎ”.
كما اعتقد ﺃﻭﺗﻮ ﺃﻥ “الدكتور ﺳﻴﻒ ﺍﻹﺳﻼﻡ ﺑﻌﺪ ﺃﻥ ﻗﻀﻰ ﺍﻟﻜﺜﻴﺮ ﻣﻦ ﺍﻟﻮﻗﺖ ﻓﻲ ﺍلأﺳﺮ،ﻛﺎﻥ ﻟﺪﻳﻪ ﺍﻟﻮﻗﺖ ﻟﻠﺘﻔﻜﻴﺮ ﻓﻴﻤﺎ ﺣﺪﺙ” واوضح بـ ﺃﻧﻪ “ﻳﻤﻠﻚ ﺍﻵﻥ ﺍﻟﻔﺮﺻﺔ ﺇﺫﺍ ﺍﺧﺘﺎﺭ ﺍﻟﺸﻌﺐ ﺍﻟﻠﻴﺒﻲ انتخابه ﺭﺋﻴﺴﺎ ﻣﻘﺒﻼ”.
كما اكد الخبير ﺩﻳﻔﻴﺪ ﺃﻭﺗﻮ بـ ﺃﻥ الدكتور “ﺳﻴﻒ ﺍﻹﺳﻼﻡ ﻳﻤﻠﻚ ﺍﻟﻤﺼﺪﺍﻗﻴﺔ،ﻭﻳﻌﻠﻢ ﺟﻴﺪﺍ ﺃﻥ ﺍﻟﺸﻌﺐ ﺍﻟﻠﻴﺒﻲ ﻫﻮ ﻣﺎ ﻳﻬﻢ ﻓﻲ ﺍﻟﻨﻬﺎﻳﺔ،كما يعلم ﺃﻥ ﺍﻟﻜﺜﻴﺮ ﻣﻦ ﺍﻟﻠﻴﺒﻴﻴﻦ ﺍﻟﺬﻳﻦ ﻳﻤﻠﻜﻮﻥ ﺳﻠﻄﺔ ﺍﻟﺘﺼﻮﻳﺖ ﻣﺎ ﺯﺍﻟﻮﺍ ﻳﺸﻜﻠﻮﻥ ﺍﻷﻏﻠﺒﻴﺔ ﺍﻟﺼﺎﻣﺘﺔ،ﻭﻻ ﻳﺰﺍﻟﻮﻥ ﻳﻌﺎﻧﻮﻥ ﺃﻛﺜﺮ ﻣﻦ ﻏﻴﺮﻫﻢ ﺟﺮﺍﺀ ﻣﺎ ﺃﺻﺒﺤﺖ ﻋﻠﻴﻪ ﻟﻴﺒﻴﺎ ﺑﻌﺪ ﺍﺳﺘﺸﻬﺎﺩ ﺍﻟﺰﻋﻴﻢ والقائد ﺍﻟﺮﺍﺣﻞ ﻣﻌﻤﺮ ﺍﻟﻘﺬﺍﻓﻲ”.
واعلن الخبير الروسي ﺃﻥ “ﺳﻴﻒ ﺍﻹﺳﻼﻡ ﺗﻤﻜﻦ ﻓﻲ ﻫﺬﻩ ﺍﻟﻤﺮﺣﻠﺔ ﺍﻟﻤﺒﻜﺮﺓ ﺟﺪﺍً ﻣﻦ ﺍﻟﻔﻮﺯ ﺑﺤﻮﺍﻟﻲ 80% ﻣﻦ ﺃﻋﻀﺎﺀ ﺍﺗﺤﺎﺩ ﺍﻟﻤﺠﺎﻟﺲ ﺍﻟﻘﺒﻠﻴﺔ،واشار بـ ﺃﻥ “ﻟﻴﺒﻴﺎ تعد ﺣﻮﺍﻟﻲ 140 ﻗﺒﻴﻠﺔ”.
ﻭﺃﻭﺿﺢ ﺍﻟﺨﺒﻴﺮ ﺍﻟﺮﻭﺳﻲ ﺃﻥ الشهيد ﺍﻟﺰﻋﻴﻢ و القائد ﺍﻟﺮﺍﺣﻞ يعلم جيداًً بـ ﺃﻥ ﺃﻛﺒﺮ ﺗﺤﺪ ﺗﻮﺍﺟﻬﻪ ﺃﻱ ﻗﻴﺎﺩﺓ ﻫﻮ التنوع القبلي،ﺣﻴﺚ ﺗﺮﻳﺪ ﻛﻞ ﻗﺒﻴﻠﺔ ﺃﻥ ﺗﻜﻮﻥ ﻫﻲ ﺍﻟﻤﻬﻴﻤﻨﺔ ﻛﺎﺷﻔﺎً ﺃﻥ ﻭﺳﺎﺋﻞ ﺍﻹﻋﻼﻡ ﺍﻟﻐﺮﺑﻴﺔ ﺍﻗﺮﺕ ﺑﻤﺎ ﻓﻌﻠﻪ ﺍﻟﺸﻬﻴﺪ والزعيم معمر القذافي ونجاحه بـ تمكنه ﻣﻦ ﺍﻟﺴﻴﻄﺮﺓ ﺑﺸﺪﺓ ﻋﻠﻰ ﻛﻞ ﻫﺬﻩ ﺍﻟﻘﺒﺎﺋﻞ ﺍﻟـ 140.
كما اشار الخبير الروسي بـ ﺃﻥ “الدكتور ﺳﻴﻒ ﺍﻹﺳﻼﻡ ﻋﺎﻳﺶ ﻫﺬﻩ ﺍﻟﺘﺠﺮﺑﺔ ﺧﻼﻝ ﻗﻴﺎﺩﺓ ﻭﺍﻟﺪﻩ الشهيد و ﺍﻟﺰﻋﻴﻢ ﺍﻟﺮﺍﺣﻞ ﻣﻌﻤﺮ ﺍﻟﻘﺬﺍﻓﻲ،ﺍﺿﺎﻓﺔ ﻟﻠﻮﻗﺖ ﺍﻟﺬﻱ ﻗﻀﺎﻩ ﻓﻲ ﺍﻻﺳﺮ ﻣﻜّﻨﻪ ﻣﻦ ﻓﻬﻢ ﺩﻳﻨﺎﻣﻴﺎﺕ ﺍﻟﻨﻈﺎﻡ ﺍﻟﻘﺒﻠﻲ ﻭﻣﻦ ﻭﺿﻊ ﺑﻌﺾ ﺍﻟﻘﺒﺎﺋﻞ ﺍﻟﺮﺋﻴﺴﻴﺔ ﻣﻌﺎً،وأكد بأن الدكتور سيف الاسلام الآن ﻓﻲ ﻣﻮﻗﻒ ﻗﻮﻱ ﻧﺘﻴﺠﺔ ﺍﻟﺪﻋﻢ ﺍﻟﻜﺒﻴﺮ ﻣﻦ ﺑﻌﺾ ﻫﺬﻩ ﺍﻟﻘﺒﺎﺋﻞ”.
ﻛﻤﺎ ﺃوضح ﺃﻥ ﺍﻟﻜﺜﻴﺮ ﻣﻦ ﺍﻟﻠﻴﺒﻴﻴﻦ ﺳﺌﻤﻮﺍ ﺍﻻﻋﺘﻘﺎﺩ ﺑﺄﻥ ما تسمى ﺣﻜﻮﻣﺔ ﺍﻟﻮﻓﺎﻕ المنصبة من الغرب الغير معتمدة ﺳﺘﺘﻤﻜﻦ ﻣﻦ ﺧﻠﻖ ﺍﻻﺳﺘﻘﺮﺍﺭ،موضحاً ﺃﻥ ﺍﻟﻘﺒﺎﺋﻞ ﺗﺸﻌﺮ ﺑﺨﻴﺒﺔ ﺍﻻﻣﻞ ﻭﺗﺴﺘﺤﻀﺮ ﺍﻟﻄﺮﻳﻘﺔ ﺍﻟﺘﻲ ﻛﺎﻥ ﻳﺪﻳﺮ ﺑﻬﺎ الشهيد و ﺍﻟﺰﻋﻴﻢ ﺍﻟﺮﺍﺣﻞ ﻣﻌﻤﺮ ﺍﻟﻘﺬﺍﻓﻲ ﻟﻴﺒﻴﺎ،مؤكدين بأن ﺫﻟﻚ ﻛﺎﻥ ﺃﻓﻀﻞ ﺑﻜﺜﻴﺮ.
ولفت قائلًا ولهذا السبب “ﻛﺎﻥ ﺳﻴﻒ ﺍﻻﺳﻼﻡ ﻗﺎﺩﺭﺍً ﻋﻠﻰ ﺟﻠﺐ ﺍﻟﻜﺜﻴﺮ ﻣﻦ ﺍﻟﺪﻋﻢ،ﻷﻧﻬﻢ ﻳﺮﻭﻥ ﺃﻧﻪ ﺍﻟﺸﺨﺺ ﺍﻟﻮﺣﻴﺪ ﺍﻟﺬﻱ ﻳﻤﻜﻨﻪ بالفعل ﺗﻮﺣﻴﺪ ﻣﻌﻈﻢ ﻫﺬﻩ ﺍﻟﻘﺒﺎﺋﻞ”.
كما افاد ﺩﻳﻔﻴﺪ ﺃﻭﺗﻮ ﺇﺫﺍ ﻧﺠﺢ ﺳﻴﻒ ﺍﻻﺳﻼﻡ ﻓﻲ ﺍﻻﻧﺘﺨﺎﺑﺎﺕ ﻓﺈﻥ ﺍﻻﻣﺮ ﺳﻴﻜﻮﻥ ﻣﺜﻴﺮﺍ ﻟﻼﻫﺘﻤﺎﻡ” واعرب ﻋﻦ ﺍﻋﺘﻘﺎﺩﻩ سيشكل صدمة للغرب بقوله ان “سيناريو نجاح سيف الاسلام في الانتخابات ﺳﻴﻜﻮﻥ ﻣﺮﺑﻜﺎً ﻭﻏﻴﺮ ﻣﻌﻘﻮﻝ ﺇﻟﻰ ﺣﺪ ﻣﺎ ﺑﺎﻟﻨﺴﺒﺔ ﻟﻠﻐﺮﺏ”.
مضيفاً ﺃﻥ “ﺭﺩ ﻓﻌﻞ ﺍﻟﻠﻴﺒﻴﻴﻦ ﻫﻮ ﻣﺎ ﺳﻴﻬﻢ ﻓﻲ ﺍﻟﻨﻬﺎﻳﺔ ﺑﺎﻟﻨﺴﺒﺔ ﻟﺴﻴﻒ ﺍﻹﺳﻼﻡ”ﻣﺆﻛﺪﺍً ﺃﻧﻪ “ﻻ ﺃﺣﺪ ﺁﺧﺮ ﻳﻬﻢ ﺣﻘﺎ”.
ﻭكشف ﺃﻭﺗﻮ ﺇﺫﺍ ﻧﺠﺢ ﺳﻴﻒ ﺍﻻﺳﻼﻡ ﻓﻲ ﺍﻟﺠﻤﻊ ﺑﻴﻦ ﺍﻟﻠﻴﺒﻴﻴﻦ،و ﻭﻗﻒ ﺍﻷﺯﻣﺔ ﺍﻟﺘﻲ ﺗﻮﺍﺟﻬﻬﺎ ﻣﻌﻈﻢ ﺍﻟﺒﻠﺪﺍﻥ ﺟﺮﺍﺀ ﺍﻟﻮﺿﻊ ﻓﻲ ﻟﻴﺒﻴﺎ،وذلك ﺑﺎﻟﺘﻨﺴﻴﻖ ﻣﻊ ﺍﻻﺗﺤﺎﺩ ﺍﻷﻓﺮﻳﻘﻲ،و ﻫﺰﻡ ﺧﻠﻴﻂ ﺍﻟﺠﻬﺎﺩﻳﻴﻦ ﻓﻲ ﻣﻨﻄﻘﺔ ﺍﻟﺼﺤﺮﺍﺀ ﺑﻤﺎ ﻳﺨﻠﻖ ﺍﻻﺳﺘﻘﺮﺍﺭ ﻟﺠﻴﺮﺍﻧﻪ ﺍﻹﻗﻠﻴﻤﻴﻴﻦ،ﻓﺈﻥ ﺭﺩ ﻓﻌﻞ ﺍﻟﻐﺮﺏ ﺳﻴﺘﻐﻴﺮ ﻟﻤﺎ ﻫﻮ ﺃﻓﻀﻞ.
مشيراً إلى ﺃﻥ ﺍﻟﻐﺮﺏ ﻳﺒﺤﺚ ﻋﻦ ﺑﻌﺾ ﺍﻟﻤﻌﺠﺰﺍﺕ ﻹﺻﻼﺡ ﻫﺬﻩ ﺍﻟﻤﺸﻜﻠﺔ ﺣﺘﻰ ﻟﻮ ﺍﺳﺘﻔﺎﺩ ﻣﻨﻬﺎ ﺑﻄﺮﻳﻘﺔ ﻣﺎ ﻣﻦ ﻣﻨﻈﻮﺭ ﺟﻴﻮﺳﻴﺎﺳﻲ،كما اكد الخبير الروسي ﺃﻥ “الغرب لديهم ﺍﻟﻜﺜﻴﺮ ﻟﻴﻘﻮﻟﻮﻧﻪ ﻓﻲ ﺣﺎﻟﺔ ﺍﻧﺘﺼﺎﺭ ﺳﻴﻒ ﺍﻹﺳﻼﻡ”.

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LIBYANS ACCUSE FRANCE AND QATAR HAVE DIRECTLY ORDERED THE KILLING OF QADDAFI


LIBYANS ACCUSE FRANCE AND QATAR HAVE DIRECTLY ORDERED THE KILLING OF QADDAFI

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For the first time since the fall of Muammar Qaddafi regime of the Libyan Human Rights Commission has explicitly accused France and Qatar have directly sponsored his assassination. In the text published in full by the Libyan news agency, namely the Commission accuses the former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and the former emir of Qatar, Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, of having ordered the murder of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi and his son Mouatassim shortly after their capture by French mercenaries, German and Turkish, following the bombing of the Libyan convoy near Sirte by NATO bombers and drones. 

After his capture, the killer commando handed to Qaddafi Misrata militia to a lynching filmed giving the impression to the world that it is the rebellion that is responsible for his murder. A bad remake calculated execution of the Duce Benito Mussolini Guilino di Mezzegra (Italy) in April 1945.

All the rebels appeared in the video of the lynching of Gaddafi was removed between 2011 and 2015 by the tribal vendetta triggered by Warfalla and their allies which their opponents in retaliation. 

Germany played a major role in the location of Gaddafi, paving the way to the bombing of his convoy by NATO planes. 

More than six years later, Libya is still in chaos with two rival governments and dozens of free cities fighting for the division of the country’s resources.

Since 2011, Libya has become one of the main departure ports for millions of African migrants to Europe, a very lucrative business whose profits fuel very large local fortunes with those of the militia leaders and strong men trying to monopolize power. 

The supporters of the old regime no longer hide and hold power over ten localities around Bani Walid, a stronghold of the powerful Warfalla tribal confederation, whose leaders assist  Haftar against the Tripoli government and the republic Misrata. 

EXCLUSIVE Memorandum on Libya: Fabrications against the State, Leadership and Army – by Dr. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi


EXCLUSIVE Memorandum on Libya: Fabrications against the State, Leadership and Army – by Dr. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi

Dr. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi is the son of the late Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi. This memorandum has been given to The Herland Report

In the Name of Allah (God) the Most Gracious and Compassionate.

This memorandum aimed to pinpoint some of facts that the Libyan people were subjected to during the past six years where the most horrendous crimes were committed against its people, writes Dr. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of the late Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi.

These crimes were committed under the name of human intervention, protection of civilians, introducing democracy and prosperity where the NATO forces, with the help of some Arab countries and a few Libyans, attacked Libya with all weapons under its disposal. The justifications put forward were as false as the invasion of Iraq in 2003, and in fact it was a systematic destruction of a sovereign country and a peaceful nation.

Thus far, this memorandum is trying to present these crimes to the international community, human rights organisation and NGOs in order to stand by Libya and its people in its countless efforts to rebuild this small country.

Libya on the Cross Roads: The Beginning

Libya’s agony began on 15th February 2011 when a number of protests gathered, in its routine, to demonstrate in support for the Abu Saleem prisons incident. The demonstration was soon hijacked by elements of Jihadist groups such the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group LIFG. They attacked police stations and army barracks in Derna, Benghazi, Misratah and Al-Zawayh aiming at collecting weapons to be used in their planned war against the Libyan people and its legitimate government.

All these actions accompanied by a propaganda machine were launched by Aljazeera channel, Al-Arabiya, BBC, France 24 and others which were encouraging the Libyan people to confront the state police who try to protect governmental buildings and people’s properties from attacks and lootings.

Horrific scenes unfolded in the streets, bridges, and security forces buildings where the demonstrators committed unspeakable crimes against humanity. Security forces, military personnel and policemen were slaughtered as their throats were cut, their hearts were taken out of their bodies and their bodies cut into pieces in a real show of brutality and savageness.

For instance, in the first day of unrest 16-02-2011 and in the city of Misrata, the so called peaceful demonstrators have killed and burnt a man named Musa Al-Ahdab.  On the same day and in Benghazi a police officer was killed and his limbs were cut in pieces (1).

Those barbaric actions were committed by the armed demonstrators as they were using tanks, machine guns and anti-aircrafts machine guns throughout the cities of Misrata, Benghazi and Al-Azawiyah (2). These acts and scenes are well documented and can be seen on YouTube (3) and across social media.

Thus, the fallen victims were in their tens contrary to what was reported by the biased media. According to Aljazeera, Al-Arabiya and the Libyan oppositions groups, by the end of 2011 the number of people killed reached 50,000. However, in 2012 Abdulrahaim Alkeeb’s government announced that the number of victims from 17th February 2011 to the end of the war in October 2011 were 4,700 including the people who died via natural death (4). The highly claimed number of victims remained statistics figures without releasing the victims’ names or their identity as well as to claim for compensation from the governments.

The propaganda campaign and lies that accompanied the military insult did not stop at the aggregation of the victims but claimed that the regime used military aircrafts to attack the civilians, reported rapes by the army and security forces (5), Viagra found in tanks (6), African and Algerian mercenaries fighting along the Libyan army and the airmen defections to Malta (7). None of these claims proven until today and in fact bears any truth what so ever. UN, Western investigations, Amnesty International and the Human Rights Watch (8) have not proven any case of rip from the total of 8000 reported cases by the Libyan opposition figures.

In fact, all these cases were fabricated and lacked credibility. On the same ground, the use of Mirage aircraft from Al-Weathy airbase in the far West of Libya to attack the civilians in Benghazi also bears no weight as these aircrafts could not attack targets in Benghazi and return to its base in the West due to the distance and fuel consumption. It is impossible for this type of aircraft to attack targets in 1500 KM and return without refuelling as well as there were airbases around Benghazi accessible to the Libyan government to be used if needed.

Also, the Viagra found in tanks story was fallen on the same trap as the Libyan army has a professional, moral young army that neither think to commit such crimes nor need Viagra to activate their sexual desires. These fabricated stories are merely a SEX IT UP on the same line with the Iraqi seven minutes WMDs attack. Now, the Iraqi and the Libyan cases became laughing matters by the Iraqi, Libyan people, the American and the European media. (AMNESTY REPORT) (9)

The International Court of Justice (ICC)

The ICC issued a warrant (10) of arrest for Muammar Qaddafi, Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi  (11) and Abdullah Al-Senussi in 2011, charged with crimes against humanity allegedly committed in Libya. Despite the seriousness of the crime, the ICC has not conducted any investigations on the ground (Libya) as well as it reached its conclusions and identified the perpetrators within two weeks from the UN resolution for the ICC to proceed its work. The timing given for the charge to be announced was not presented and was not enough to even issue and investigate traffic penalties.

In this effect, Al-Jehani, the ICC-Libyan government coordinator, asserted that, “the ICC case against Libya was purely political because the NATO countries order the National Transitional Council (NTC) to prepare a list of officials for the ICC to be charged for crimes against humanity”. The NTC assigned Al-Jehani to prepare the list who produced and presented tens of names, however, the ICC selected only the above three names.

In his statement Al-Jehani also added that all the accusation was fabricated. He also asserted his views when he met Saif Al-Islam and told him that it’s impossible for the Libyan judiciary to find you guilty. Al-Jehani added that we (Al-Jehani and his team) fabricated this case against him because we simply knew in advance that the criminal part is a lost case but we brought it forward to implicate Saif Al-Islam in financial and corruption cases. Al-Jehani has justified his fabrications and lies as these lies are permissible during wars but it’s hard to be proven in the law of court, (Al-Jehani statement documented on 1/1/2012 and field in Al-Zintan court).

The ICC adopted a double standard on Libya’s civil war and the NATO intervention, implicating the Libyan political figures in fabricated crimes where ignored and failed to condemn the barbaric killing of Qaddafi (12) and his son Al-Motassem by the NATO backed militias (13).  

The only action the ICC made was to drop the case against Qaddafi after his death. However, the ICC had a strong case as the killing was well documented by the media and needs no evidence to bring those responsible to justice. The ICC could also easily reach and arrest these perpetrators as they assumed political positions and diplomatic posts in various European capitals.

A similar position was taken by the ICC against Abduallah Al-Senussi who was kidnapped from Mauritania by the Libyan government (14), it stopped calling for his extradition to stand trial at the ICC. It did not even follow his human rights violation and inhuman treatment in the militia’s prison even though he has been imprisoned by the well-known notorious jihadists, the Libyan Fighting Islamic Group. The head of the prison is the leader of LIFG, Abdul Hakiem Belhadj.

Belhadj is well-known to the CIA and Western governments. The CIA arrested him after his escape from Kandahar, interrogated and extradited to Libya in 2002 charging with terrorism (15). In 2009, he and the LIFG members were released from prison under the General Amnesty Law (16). Belhadj terrorist record speaks for itself. In 1994-97, he ordered a slaughter of 225 people and ordered the killing of the German tourists, Steven Baker and his wife Manuela Spiatzier in 1997.

Nevertheless, he assumed a high-ranking position in Libya. He was a minister of Defence, and is responsible of Tripoli security, General Manager of Libyan prisons and responsible directly of Al-Senussi cell. Bearing in mind Belhadj’s criminal record, the ICC expressed its reassurance that Al-Senussi is in the safe hands and supported his trial in Libya.

The NATO and small Gulf countries ignored Belhadj terrorist activities and recognised him as a political and military leader and above all a businessman. He owned the biggest TV station in North Africa, biggest airline company in Libya, cement factory, properties in Spain and Turkey and a private airport in Tripoli. This airport, however, has been used to channel and transport the terrorists from Libya to Syria. These terrorists were financed which was estimated to be 160 billion worth of dollars in 2010. Belhadj and others are responsible of the misuse of Libya’s assets and putting an end to Libya’s development plan worth 200 billion of dollars according to the World Bank. Belhadj is one example to the warlords’ lavish life where the ordinary Libyan citizens were plunged into severe poverty.

The Militias Human Rights Abuses

The militias’ leaders and war lords has committed heinous crimes against humanity, destroyed cities and vital infrastructures throughout the past six years. The following are few of the listed crimesPeople were burned, cooked alive and subjected to the ugliest forms of torture. Political prisoners, security personals and soldiers were thrown in the Iron and Steel smelting furnaces plant of Misratah. Above all, the militias traded in the prisons’ human organs. With the Libyan political scene growing more complicated, IS has also added more atrocities by slaughtering, crucifying people and cutting their organs in dramatic senses.

Unprecedented racial and ethnic cleansing, genocide was committed against five Libyan cities and its people. 55% of Libyan people were forced to flee their country to the neighbouring countries. In addition, hundreds of houses were burnt in Bani Walid (17) and five other cities in Warshafana (18).

Furthermore, the destruction and flattening of the city of Sirte (19) and bombardment of residential populated areas in Benghazi (20) and Dernah. Even the cosmopolitan Tripoli faced the same faith of ethnic and racial cleansing especially in the areas loyal to Qaddafi.

Besides the systematic human rights abuses, the militias and their leaders destroyed the Libyan essential infrastructures (21). In July 2014 (22), they set Tripoli airport (23) and the aviation fleet (24) on fire as well burning number 24 & 25 oil reservoirs (25). Despite the militias destructive actions and brutal torture, the international community and the UN legal bodies ignored all these crimes and failed to bring these warlords to justice (26).

NATO and Libyan Militias’ Atrocities against Civilian and Public Figures

The NATO military aircrafts targeted civilians across various Libyan cities, namely Zlitan, Sirte, Surman, Tripoli and Bani Walid. In the south of Zlitan and precisely in Majeer (27), 84 families mainly women and children were killed in cold blood while they were sleeping by NATO airstrikes (28). Media showed children’s bodies pulled out of rubble and a lady named Minsyah Khleifa Heblow was halved in two and others lay dead in a very disturbing scene.

In another case, the Khawildi Al-Ahmadi family was killed as NATO airstrikes hit their house and consequently killed two of their children (29). Also, Al-Jafarh family were killed in Bani Walid (30) as NATO targeted their house during the Holy month of Ramadan. Not to mention, the well documented and deliberate NATO Arial bombardment of Qaddafi and his convoy in Sirte and the killing of Qaddafi’s youngest son, Saif Al-Arab in his house in Tripoli (31).

The human rights abuse and systematic killing and torture of Libyan civilians continued after the militias assumed control of Libya. These people were civilians that did not participate in the civil war and the majority were old and cannot carry weapons. The popular comedian Youssef Al-Gharyani was detained and tortured by Al-Zawiyah militias.

Misratah militias has also detained and tortured the eighty-year-old and the Libyan Mufti in the 1970s, Al-Shaiek Al-Madani Al-Shwearief (32), because he did not approve and support the NATO intervention in Libya (33). The famous Libyan singer, Mohammed Hassan, was abused and put under house arrest (34). Others like the economist expert in the Ministry of Finance, Dr Abdul Hafied Al-Zalatni, was tried and sentenced to years of imprisonment.

Likewise, the Head of Islamic Call Society, Dr Mohammed Al-Shareef was sentenced for long term imprisonment. The Head of Customs Department and the Head of Training at the Ministry of Interior were also sentenced to long term imprisonment along with others who were sentenced to the death penalty and various terms of imprisonments. It’s rather absurd that these public figures were tried for drugs trafficking, human trafficking and rape in addition to 17 other charges (35). The question that presents itself is how all these old professional figures met and conspire together to commit crimes throughout a period of nine months?

After NATO helped those militias to rule Libya, more horrific terrorist crimes were committed against Libyan and foreign nationals. A Coptic man was killed at the Misratah’s battalion (36), murdering number of Coptic men in Sirte (37), murdering a number of Christian Ethiopian workers (38), murdering the American English teacher, Roni Smith, in Benghazi (39), killing the Red Cross staff inMisratah in 2014 (40) and the French Embassy bombing in Tripoli (41), above all, the murder of the American Ambassador in Benghazi, who helped and armed the militias throughout 2011 (42).

All the above victims were reported by the Human Rights Watch and in some cases NATO admitted responsibility of their death. 

However, the ICC turned a blind eye and failed to investigate such crimes despite various national and international bodies which demanded to initiate an open and transparent investigation as well as bringing perpetrates to justice. The ICC record showed failure in its responsibility regarding Libya’s civil war. It was evident as it has not produced a single warrant of arrest against these militia leaders and NATO forces. It seemed that it has been a deliberate policy of ICC to ignore these authentic crimes and only focuses on Saif Al-Islam indictment and trial.

When it comes to Qaddafi’s family, the ICC are seen not to be serious as in the case of Al-Saadi Qaddafi torture that the ICC prosecutor claimed that she is still investigating the case. However, he was shown in a video being interrogated and beaten in front of the camera. The same standard applied to the Abduallah Al-Senussi case where the ICC prosecutor claimed that she is still in deliberation of his death penalty. A similar claim was made by her predecessor regarding the bombing and killing of Qaddafi and hundreds in his convoy. The ICC never showed any seriousness in other crimes committed by the militias against thousands of Libyan people, except Saif Al-Islam in order to silent his voice and eliminate potential leadership.

The NATO countries and the Gulf mini-states should be held responsible for the chaos that has been created in Libya since 2011. They intervened in Libya in the pretext of Qaddafi killing his own people. The scenario of a leader killing his own people reminds us of Tony Blair (43)during the Iraq inquiry in 2016. He said it was “the right thing to do and if Saddam had remained in power during the Arab Spring he would have crushed the rebels”. By this kind of speculation, countries were destroyed, thousands of people were displaced and national assets were stolen. As a result of the NATO militarily intervention in Libya, Qaddafi, his sons and thousands of Libyan people were killed and millions more were displaced.

Six years on and the political settlement in Libya is far distant from being realised soon. With a glance, Libyan militias are fighting each other as well as Western countries military forces who are siding with different militias. France remains involved militarily and lost three soldiers in Benghazi in July 2016 by groups that were supporting the 2011 uprising. France then called the uprising a revolution that France ought to support and if its belief was true why is the war continuing today? And why 700 people mainly army officers assassinated? Why were the American Consulate Staff killed in Benghazi? Why the West ignoring is IS barbaric acts of cutting people’s throats in Sirte, Misratah and Dernah?

The answer to the later question is clear, those criminals were supported by the West in 2011 because they were fighting the apostate Libyan government as they claimed. Why was IS wearing the same Libyan soldiers uniform that was imported to the Libyan army in 2012, and who gives it to them?

Why did IS’ members receive a salary from the Libyan Defence Ministry? The answer to the above question is that search for the effective ruler of Libya namely Belhadj, Al-Shareef, the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group and their co-ruler, the National Congress members. Who governs Libya today is well known by Libyan people and by some international NGOs groups. Thus far, Libya today is under the rule of the Islamic Jihadist groups and the West is supporting them despite these groups’ crimes against Libya and its people.

At this moment of time, is it strange that the Western countries as far north as Norway and Canada and to the south, Malta and Italy, not to mention the Qatari forces, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Sudan and Morocco all assembled to launch a military aggression against civilians who were not being hostile against these countries, such as, Saif al-Arab Muammar Qaddafi and Khuwaylidi family and 84 of innocent victims of Madjer?

While these countries are patient and tolerant towards the supports of IS in Sirte, Misrata and Benghazi, they were also celebrating the IS bombings of the French and Belgium cities. Yet, the NATO countries and their allies should attack and bomb them as they did in Libya in 2011.

Finally, in complement of its series of crimes against the Libyans, the Western countries have appointed a war criminal who was responsible for the destruction of Bani Walid and killing of its children, “Abdul-Rahman Al-Swehli” as a head of Libya’s highest authority, the State Council and appointed his nephew, “Ahmed Maiteeq” Vice President, (44)  his niece “Nihad Meitiq” (45) General Director of the Foreign and his brother in law, Faiez Al-Saraj, head of the presidential Council. In addition, Al-Swehli struck a deal with Belhadj, commander of the Islamic Fighting Group, to take the Islamist share of the presidential election.

However, it is well known in Libya that if elections were to be held today, the above-mentioned persons will not guarantee and secure even their family members’ vote. Belhadj popularity was demonstrated in the parliamentary elections where he got only 50 votes in the Sauaq Al-Joumah district, which has a population of 250 thousand people.

Meanwhile and during writing these lines, the cities of Libya and its population including the capital city Tripoli where a third of Libyan population are inhabited, are suffering water shortages, living in darkness because of power cuts, lacking medical facilities and basic human needs. Per the UN, 65% of hospitals stopped working (46). Whereas the Libyan Dinar lost 300% of its value and oil production fell from 1.9 million barrels a day into 250.000 barrels (47).

To add to the suffering of Libyan people, main roads were cut due to the military operations and act of banditry by the criminal gangs, in addition to the military operations and bombing campaign that stretches from Derna in the east to Sirte to the West through Benghazi and Ajdabiya. The most dominant in the daily news are kidnapping for ransom and booming arms trade to the extent that it is sold through the Internet and advertised on Facebook.

In conclusion, we ought to thank our brothers in Qatar and the UAE, Sudan, Tunisia, the Arab League, the NATO countries, the European Union and the people who helped Libya become a failed state. After the release of Islamist political prisoners and others, Libya became a home for the largest private prisons run by families and militias.

Also, a country attracted investors from around the world to a state exporting migrants including its own citizens, 55% of its population migrated and took refugee worldwide. A state that combined the finest legal and constitution experts in the world, that were able to forge a new and modern constitution, now transformed to a state governed by 1500 militias. And finally, a state where a crime of theft was considered strange and unusual, to a state where human mutilated bodies and decomposed bodies were dumped on the streets and road sides, which became a routine and normal across the country every morning.


The Herland Report comments:

Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi and the ICC case

Before the uprising, Saif Al-Islam was the architect of the new Libya. He presented his new vision of Libya free of political prisons, committed to human rights charter, distribution of wealth, prosperity and democracy (48). He embarked on political and economic reforms in Libya whereby the radical Islamic prisoners gained their freedom, rehabilitated and engaged in the Libyan society. Once the violent uprising erupted in some Libyan cities, local sources confirm that he offered his help by engaging in human relief efforts to help the displaced people around the country, released the uprising prisoners, securing the Misratah people who caught on the cross fire and sheltered the Benghazi people who fled the fighting areas.

(Photo: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, Getty)

He also called and supported the peace efforts to solve the Libyan civil war. According to sources on the ground, he asked the University of Sirte’s administration to print 5000 leaflets and distributed to the peaceful convoy to Benghazi contained observing human rights, calling for the army to uphold the rule of engagement and prohibiting the use of force against the protesters. The later was stated by the Head of the Joint Operation Chamber in the 2011 Libyan war, Marchal Al-Hadi Embarrish, who was taken as a prisoner of war by the Al-Zintan militias, badly treated and deprived from medical treatment until he died of cancer in prison in 2014 (49).

Despite Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi’s tireless peace efforts, NATO aircrafts targeted him in an attempt to assassinate him that resulted in a permanent disability and killing of 29 of his comrades (50). Also, he lost his fingers and suffered multiple injuries. Yet, the ICC did not investigate the airstrike, nor oversee his five years of solitary confinement condition and his human rights generally. Furthermore, the ICC persisted demanding his arrest and trial despite he was sentenced to death by a Libyan court that set-in Al-Hadbah prison under Khaled Al-Shareef, the right man of Belhaj.

For these reasons, the unfair trail and dismissal of the case is the only outcome that should be endorsed. Indeed, it could be argued that the case should be completely dropped especially after the Attorney General assassination in Benghazi and fleeing most Public Prosecution team as they faced an immense pressure from the militias. With all these circumstances, the ICC arguments were that his death sentence has not been implemented and therefore he should be arrested and jailed in Al-Hadhaba prison.

However, his death sentence was appealed by the Libyan Ministry of Justice on the ground of unfair trial since the court was set in a prison controlled by the Al-Shareef who has power over the court and the judges. Nevertheless, the ICC continued calling for his retrial and turned a blind eye on the fact that Saif Al-Islam was in the Al-Zintan prison and the Tripoli court had tried him via close circuit TV. Therefore, the ICC should respect the Libyan law and be aware that a person should not be tried twice for one alleged crime. But the end game for the West and ICC is to get rid of Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi as they did with his father Qaddafi and his brothers.

It is time for the ICC to drop its double standards and side with the Libyan people in their ultimate aim that to salvage their country from these militias and build a new Libya where human rights, prosperity, development and rule of law prevails. We also call upon the ICC to drop its call for Saif Al-Islam to be extradited and tried by the ICC.

Instead, the ICC should recognise and respect the Libyan Ministry of Justice General Amnesty Law by which Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi should assume his role in the struggle for a new democratic Libya. In this respect and after the Western countries began to see their mistake, they should work with the sincere Libyans and NGOs to bring these militias and their leaders to justice for the sake of peace and reconciliation.

 

REFERENCES:

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POlbi9R9zdg  THE HANGING OF A LIBYAN SOLDIER IN THE STREETS OF BENGHAZI IN 2011
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sRqj8GwtW0 CIVILIANS DRIVING TANKS IN THE STREETS OF BENGHAZI
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxOEzgnqViE BURNING AND EATING THE LIVER OF A SECURITY OFFICER IN 2011 IN THE CITY OF MISRATA
  4. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jan/08/libyan-revolution-casualties-lower-expected-government THE GUARDIAN REPORT ON THE ACTUAL NUMBER OF DEATHS IN THE 2011 WAR AMNESTY REPORT
  5. https://humanrightsinvestigations.org/2012/11/14/amnesty-international-and-the-human-rights-industry/ RAPE CLAIMS
  6. www.theguardian.com\world\2011\jun\09\libya-mass-rape-viagra-claim RAPE CLAIMS IN 2011
  7. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dRBAKDnIoo THE LIBYAN PILOTS IN MALTA
  8. https://www.hrw.org/ar/world-report/2012/country-chapters/259719 HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH REPORT
  9. https://humanrightsinvestigations.org/2012/11/14/amnesty-international-and-the-human-rights-industry/ RAPE CLAIMS
  10. https://www.hrw.org/news/2011/08/01/handing-qaddafi-get-out-jail-free-card CRIMINAL JUSTICE COURT REPORT ON MUAMMAR QADDAFI, SAFI AL ISLAM AND ABDULLAH AL SANUSSI
  11. https://www.icc-cpi.int/libya/gaddafi/Documents/GaddafiEng.pdf CRIMINAL JUSTICE COURT REPORT ON SAIF AL ISLAM
  12. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpBjcD8Mac8&bpctr=1472059121 MUAMMAR AL QADDAFI’S DEAD BODY
  13. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pknYlmQSks&oref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D4pknYlmQSks&has_verified=1MUTTASIM MUAMMAR AL QADDAFI’S BEFORE-AFTER DEATH FOOTAGE
  14. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kqq_W4NhlFo ABDULLAH AL SANNUSI’S IMPRISONMENT IN MILITIA’S PRISONS
  15. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14786753 BBC REPORT ON ABDULHAKIM BELHAJ LIBYA
  16. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReQ2MGUmXWA GENERAL AMNESTY LAW
  17. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUHodoC24Uk SHELLING BANI WALID IN 2012 BY THE NEW GOVERNMENT’S MILITIAS IN 2012
  18. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yG-SJoFJn3o BURNING OF HOUSES AND PROPERTIES IN THE CITY OF WERSHIFANA IN 2014
  19. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIa5LPIIldw A WIPEOUT OF THE CITY OF SIRTE BY THE SO CALLED “REBELS” IN 2011
  20. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZW96ltI1qok THE DISTRUCTION OF THE CITY OF BENGHAZI
  21. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abVGdkdWgj0&oref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DabVGdkdWgj0&has_verified=1MUAMMAR QADDAFI’S CONVOY AFTER GETTING STRIKED BY NATO IN 2011
  22. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrfSrvseOCg BURNING OF TRIPOLI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
  23. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgWdxbQM-7Y BURNING OF LIBYA’S AIERIAL CONVOY AND AIRPLANES IN TRIPOLI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
  24. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBE3yFCSYio SATTELITE IMAGES OF THE BURNING OIL TANKS IN TRIPOLI
  25. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8tpk0TRbTo OIL TANKS BURNING FOOTAGE LINK
  26. http://gate.ahram.org.eg/News/323668.aspx YOUSEF AL-GHERIANI’S COURT DECISION
  27. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uE6eXHuWcU AL-JFAARA FAMILY MASSACRE IN BANI WALID 2011
  28. https://www.rt.com/news/bani-walid-siege-source-211/ RT REPORT ON THE SIEGE OF BANI WALID AND CHILDREEN DEATHS IN THE CITY BY MILITIA SHELLINGS
  29. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTUdWFjnmHI AL-KHWAILDI’S FAMILY MASSACRE BY NATO IN 2011
  30. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uE6eXHuWcU MAJER MASSACRE BY NATO IN THE CITY OF ZLITIN 2011
  31. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6t0ubOqaQk4 THE MURDER OF SAIF AL ARAB MUAMMAR AL QADDAFI BY NATO IN 2011
  32. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uopl8o27TRc KIDNAPPING AND TORTURING THE ISLAMIC SCHOLAR AL MADANI AL SHWEERIF BY “THE REBELS”
  33. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wrxLM7xgpg HUSSAIN AL KARAMI’S (ISIS TERRORIST) FRIDAY PRAYER SPEECH IN THE CITY OF SIRTE
  34. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYupUv6v9GM THE FORCE-ENTRY OF MUHAMMED HASSAN’S HOME BY THE SO-CALLED REBELS IN 2011
  35. https://www.hrw.org/news/2015/12/03/interview-dark-inside-libyas-prisons HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH REPORT ON THE DARK PRISONS OF LIBYA
  36. http://www.masress.com/tahrirnews/311658 THE KILLING OF THE EGYPTIAN POPE IN THE CITY OF MISRATA IN 2012
  37. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/15/isis-21-egyptian-coptic-christians-beheading-libyaTHE MURDER OF 21 EGYPTIAN CHRISTIANS BY ISIS TERRORISTS IN THE CITY OF SIRTE
  38. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/11548360/Islamic-State-murders-30-Ethiopian-Christians-in-Libya.html THE MURDER OF 30 ETHIOPIAN CHRISTIANS IN LIBYA
  39. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/05/american-teacher-ronnie-smith-shot-dead-jogging-benghazi MURDERING OF THE AMERICAN TEACHER IN THE CITY OF BENGHAZI
  40. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/05/red-cross-staff-member-killed-libya-sirte THE MURDER OF THE RED CROSS CREW IN THE CITY OF MISRATA
  41. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-22260856 THE FRENCH EMBASSY’S BOMBING IN TRIPOLI
  42. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Arl2mY01l8 US EMBASSY ATTACKS IN BENGHAZI 2012
  43. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMJVAMD7axg TONY BLAIR ADDMITING THE “MISTAKE” OF THE INVASION OF IRAQ
  44. http://www.ahmedmaiteeg.com/%D8%B9%D9%86-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D9%8A%D8%AF-%D8%A3%D8%AD%D9%85%D8%AF-%D8%B9%D9%85%D8%B1-%D9%85%D8%B9%D9%8A%D8%AA%D9%8A%D9%82/ AHMED MAETIEG’S WEBPAGE
  45. http://www.unmultimedia.org/arabic/radio/archives/195390/#.V74RTvkrKUk NIHAD MAETIEG SPEECH ON UN WEBPAGE
  46. http://www.who.int/countryfocus/cooperation_strategy/ccsbrief_lby_en.pdf WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION REPORT ON HEALTH-CARE IN LIBYA
  47. http://www.opec.org/opec_web/en/about_us/166.htm LIBYAN OIL EXPORT REPORT IN 2015

 

The Herland Report references
48. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReQ2MGUmXWA RELEASING ISLAMIC FIGHTING GROUPS FROM LIBYAN PRISONS
49. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dklztpN6ETUAL HADI EMBEERISH’S KIDNAPPING IN 2011
50. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJ87DR1j_lc SAIF AL ISLAM’S ARRIVAL IN THE CITY OF ZINTAN
51. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVa53FCoxn8 AFP REPORT ON TOURTURING PRISONERS IN NEW LIBYA