SEE HILLARY’S LIBYAN JIHADI ATROCITIES Graphic scenes of violence unleashed after U.S.-backed overthrow


SEE HILLARY’S LIBYAN JIHADI ATROCITIES
Graphic scenes of violence unleashed after U.S.-backed overthrow

by:JEROME R. CORSI

NEW YORK – The extreme brutality unleashed by the mercenaries and Islamic fighters who joined Libyan-based jihadists to oust leader Moammar Gadhafi with the backing of Hillary Clinton’s State Department and NATO is demonstrated in three videos released to WND.

The videos, obtained through a trusted source, were vetted by Libyan tribal parliamentary leaders who spoke to WND. The Libyans verified the videos were taken in Libya in the weeks after the U.S.-backed NATO bombing that began in 2011.

As WND has reported, Clinton’s State Department had decided to rebuff offers Gadhafi had made to abdicate peacefully and avoid a war. And, meanwhile, Politico reported Tuesday the Obama administration is moving to drop charges against an arms dealer who had threatened to expose Hillary Clinton’s determination to arm anti-Gadhafi rebels.

The Libyan tribal parliamentary leaders, in an exclusive Skype interview published by WND on Sept. 21, characterized Clinton as the “Butcher of Libya.” They contended her State Department was “behind the terrorist groups controlling Libya, Ansar al-Sharia, behind the militia in Misurata who destroyed a great part of Libya and displaced 2 million people from their lands because they were accused of being loyal to Gadhafi.”

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Readers are cautioned that the three videos published here are shockingly graphic.

The first video shows a group of unidentified foreign mercenaries and terrorists interrogating a half-naked soldier from Gadhafi’s army, who is lying prone on his stomach, with his arms and legs spread, while his interrogators simulate sodomy with a weapon and a boot.

Violent interrogation:

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US Terror-Bombs Libya on the Phony Pretext of Combating ISIS It Supports


US Terror-Bombs Libya on the Phony Pretext of Combating ISIS It Supports

by Stephen Lendman

Has Libya 2.0 begun? Will weeks or months of terror-bombing continue to solidify control over a nation Washington wants as an unchallenged client state?

Law Professor Francis Boyle emailed the following: “Congress goes on vacation in August. So predictably (Obama) uses its absence as an occasion to start a new war in violation of the United Nations Charter, the War Powers Clause of the Constitution and the US War Powers Resolution of 1973.”

Bombing Libya or any other country without Security Council authorization is naked aggression plain and simple. There’s no getting around it.

Pretexts don’t wash. Libya has no legitimate ruling authority, US-installed puppet governance at odds with other elements in the country wanting its sovereign independence back, what US-led NATO stole in 2011 – illegal aggression then, same thing now.

Obama personally authorized naked aggression, adding another supreme high crime against peace to his rap sheet.

How many thousands more Libyans will die before America’s latest adventurism ends? How much more suffering can Libyans take?

In 2011, US-led NATO destroyed Africa’s most developed country, massacring tens of thousands of noncombatants.

I had live broadcasts on the Progressive Radio News Hour with guests in Libya while bombing and carnage was ongoing. They were lucky to get out alive before US-supported extremists took over parts of the country.

Is history repeating on this beleaguered nation? Is August 1 the beginning of another horrific nightmare – making an already deplorable situation far worse?

Gaddafi’s Ghosts: Return of the Libyan Jamahiriya


Gaddafi’s Ghosts: Return of the Libyan Jamahiriya

by dan glazebrook

When NATO murdered Gaddafi and blitzed his country in 2011, they hoped the socialist “Jamahiriya” movement he led would be dead and buried. Now his son has been released from prison to a hero’s welcome with his movement increasingly in the ascendancy.

There were various moments during NATO’s destruction of Libya that were supposed to symbolically crown Western supremacy over Libya and its institutions (and, by implication, over all African and Arab peoples): the “fall of Tripoli” in August 2011; Cameron and Sarkozy’s victory speeches the following month; the lynch-mob execution of Muammar Gaddafi that came soon after. All of them were pyrrhic victories – but none more so than the death sentence handed down to Gaddafi’s son (and effective deputy leader) Saif al-Gaddafi in July 2015.

Saif had been captured by the Zintan militia shortly after his father and brother were killed by NATO’s death squads in late 2011. The International Criminal Court – a neocolonial farce which has only ever indicted Africans – demanded he be handed over to them, but the Zintan – fiercely patriotic despite having fought with NATO against Gaddafi – refused. Over the next two years the country descended into the chaos and societal collapse that Gaddafi had predicted, sliding inexorably towards civil war.

By 2014, the country’s militias had coalesced around two main groupings – the Libyan National Army, composed of those who supported the newly elected, and mainly secular, House of Representatives; and the Libya Dawn coalition, composed of the militias who supported the Islamist parties that had dominated the country’s previous parliament but refused to recognize their defeat at the polls in 2014. After fierce fighting, the Libya Dawn faction took control of Tripoli. It was there that Saif, along with dozens of other officials of the Jamahiriya – the Libyan “People’s State” which Gaddafi had led – were put on trial for their life. However, once again the Zintan militia – allied to the Libyan National Army – refused to hand him over.

After a trial condemned by human rights groups as “riddled with legal flaws,” in a court system dominated by the Libya Dawn militias, an absent Saif was sentenced to death, along with eight other former government officials. The trial was never recognized by the elected government, by then relocated to Tobruk. A gloating Western media made sure to inform the world of the death sentence, which they hoped would extinguish forever the Libyan people’s hopes for a restoration of the independence, peace and prosperity his family name had come to represent.

It was a hope that would soon be dashed. Less than a year later, the France 24 news agency arranged an interview with Saif Al Gaddafi’s lawyer Karim Khan in which he revealed to the world that Saif had in fact, “been given his liberty on April 12, 2016,” in accordance with the amnesty law passed by the Tobruk parliament the previous year. Given the crowing over Saif’s death sentence the previous year, and his indictment by the International Criminal Court, this was a major story. Yet, by and large, it was one the Western media chose to steadfastly ignore – indeed, the BBC did not breathe a single word about it.

What is so significant about his release, however, is what it represents: the recognition, by Libya’s elected authorities, that there is no future for Libya without the involvement of the Jamahiriya movement.

The truth is, this movement never went away. Rather, having been forced underground in 2011, it has been increasingly coming out into the open, building up its support amongst a population sick of the depravities and deprivations of the post-Gaddafi era.

Exactly five years ago, following the start of the NATO bombing campaign, Libyans came out onto the streets in massive demonstrations in support of their government in Tripoli, Sirte, Zlitan and elsewhere. Even the BBC admitted that “there is no discounting the genuine support that exists,” adding that, “‘Muammar is the love of millions’ was the message written on the hands of women in the square.

Following the US-UK-Qatari invasion of Tripoli the following month, however, the reign of terror by NATO’s death squad militias ensured that public displays of such sentiments could end up costing one’s life. Tens of thousands of “suspected Gaddafi supporters” were rounded up by the militias in makeshift “detention camps” were torture and abuse was rife; around 7,000 are estimated to be there still to this day, and hundreds have been summarily executed.

Black people in particular were targeted, seen as symbolic of the pro-African policies pursued by Gaddafi but hated by the supremacist militias, with the black Libyan town of Tawergha turned into a ghost town overnight as Misratan militias made good on their promise to kill all those who refused to leave. Such activities were effectively legalised by the NATO-imposed “Transitional National Council” whose Laws 37 and 38 decreed that public support for Gaddafi could be punished by life imprisonment and activities taken “in defence of the revolution” would be exempt from prosecution.

Nevertheless, over the years that followed, as the militias turned on each other and the country rapidly fell apart, reports began to suggest that much of southern Libya was slowly coming under the control of Gaddafi’s supporters. On January 18th 2014, an air force base near the southern city of Sabha was taken by Gaddafi loyalists, frightening the new government enough to impose a state of emergency, ban Libya’s two pro-Gaddafi satellite stations, and embark on aerial bombing missions in the south of the country.

But it was, ironically, the passing of the death sentences themselves – intended to extinguish pro-Gaddafi sentiment for good – that triggered the most open and widespread demonstrations of support for the former government so far, with protests held in August 2015 across the country, and even in ISIS-held Sirte. Middle East Eye reported the following from the demonstration in Sabha (in which 7 were killed when militias opened fire on the protesters):
Previous modest pro-Gaddafi celebrations in the town had been overlooked by the Misratan-led Third Force, stationed in Sabha for over a year – originally to act as a peacekeeping force following local clashes.

‘This time, I think the Third Force saw the seriousness of the pro-Gaddafi movement because a demonstration this big has not been seen in the last four years,’ said Mohamed. ‘There were a lot of people, including women and children, and people were not afraid to show their faces … IS had threatened to shoot anyone who protested on Friday, so there were no green flags in towns they control, apart from Sirte, although there are some green flags flying in remote desert areas,’ he said. ‘But if these protests get stronger across the whole of Libya, people will become braver and we will see more green flags. I know many people who are just waiting for the right time to protest.’

In Sirte, demonstrators were fired at by ISIS fighters, who dispersed the group and took away seven people, including four women. The same Middle East Eye report made the following comment:
The protests have been a public representation of a badly kept secret in Libya, that the pro-Gaddafi movement which has existed since the 2011 revolution has grown in strength, born out of dissatisfaction with the way life has worked out for many ordinary citizens in the last four years…[Mohamed] added that some people who had originally supported the 2011 revolution had joined the protests. Most Libyans just want a quiet life. They don’t care who takes over or who controls Libya’s money, they just want a comfortable life. That’s why Gaddafi stayed in power for 42 years. Salaries were paid on time, we had good subsidies on all the essentials and living was cheap.
Mohammed Eljarh, writing in the conservative US journal Foreign Policy, added that:
These pro-Qaddafi protests have the potential to turn into a national movement against the 2011 revolution, not least because a growing number of Libyans are deeply disillusioned by its outcome…there is now a building consensus that the atrocities and abuses committed by post-Qaddafi groups since the revolution exceed by far those committed by the Qaddafi regime during its rule.
At the same time, the Green resistance is becoming an increasingly influential force within the Libyan National Army, representing the country’s elected House of Representatives. Earlier this year, the Tobruk parliament allowed Gaddafi’s widow back into the country, whilst the LNA entered into an alliance with pro-Gaddafi tribes in the country’s East, and began to recruit open supporters of Gaddafi into its military structures. Gaddafi’s Tuareg commander General Ali Kanna, for example, who fled Libya following Gaddafi’s fall in 2011, has now reportedly been welcomed into the LNA. The policy is already bearing fruit, with several territories near Sirte already seized from ISIS by the new allies.

The Jamahiriya, it seems, is back. But then, it never really went away.

LIBYA UNITY GOVERNMENT DENOUNCES FRENCH MILITARY INVOLVEMENT


LIBYA UNITY GOVERNMENT DENOUNCES FRENCH MILITARY INVOLVEMENT

The U.N.-brokered government in Libya denounced France’s military involvement in the country, shortly after the French acknowledged that their special forces were operating in the war – wrecked North African nation.
France yesterday reiterated its support to the unity government in Tripoli, just a day after it had confirmed that three of its soldiers were killed in eastern Libya — the first time the French government had acknowledged its presence in the oil-rich country.
The acknowledgment was also an embarrassment for France because it exposed that the French forces are in eastern Libya, fighting alongside Brig. Gen. Khalifa Hifter — a bitter opponent of the Tripoli-based U.N.-backed unity government. (*****So glad both are traitors to Libya but the best thing of all is that you westerns think you know Libyans you don’t know shit, we have a mind of our own and we have allegiance with our own tribes neither France, England or America are our bosses and we will never surrender. Hifter, the U.N. backed unity government & France are not fighting DAESH they are assisting them & now the fight is who will get more money and recognition so spare me with the embarrassment the WEST HAS EMBARRASSED ITSELF SINCE 2011 SHOWING ITS TRUE COLOURS.)

Hifter has also for the past two years has been fighting Islamic militias, including an al-Qaida-affiliated group in Benghazi. ****While in 2011 he was fighting alongside does that make any sense to you? The reason he is fighting against them is to get a bigger cut)

On Tuesday, Libyan officials first told The Associated Press that an Islamic militia had shot down a helicopter near the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing two French officers, in an area called al-Magrun, west of Benghazi. French and Libyan officials have not provided information on where the third officer died.
Ahmed al-Mesmari, the spokesman for Hifter’s forces, told reporters in Benghazi on Wednesday that the French were gathering intelligence on the Islamic State affiliate in Libya. ****(Everybody knows that outside Sirte Daesh together with the US CIA have installed the best surveillance machines Thank you United States thank you Hillary Clinton you made our country worthless may Allah forgive you because I can not you ruined my country, family, brothers and sisters, babies in this five year war we have lost over a million of our population and for what to keep the Cabal happy and the dollar safe. I WISH FOR ALL WHO ARE INVOLVED IN THIS WAR AGAINST LIBYA NEVER RESTS, HAS NIGHTMARES FOR THE LIVES THEY TOOK THAT INCLUDES ALSO REPORTERS)

The deaths of the French officers reveal secretive Western military cooperation with the anti-Islamist eastern forces opposed to the U.N.-brokered government and underscored international community’s contradictions where foreign military forces are siding by rival militias and forces in Libya.
Also Wednesday, hundreds of protesters demonstrated in Tripoli against France’s involvement in Libya, burning the French flag and calling for attacks on French business interests in Libya.

Al-Sadeq al-Ghariyani, an ultraconservative cleric, denounced France’s involvement as “foreign invasion.” ***(Al sadeq al asshole Ghariyani is one to talk in 2011 he was begging France to intervene and now his talking of a foreign invasion? really what a joke did somebody cut off his salary?)
Dodging an explanation as to why French special forces are operating in Libya, French Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal said yesterday that “support for the Government of National Accord is a priority for France.”

“France encourages all Libyan forces to be placed under the authority of the government to participate in the recovery of the country and the fight against terrorism,” Nadal added. (**** when they say encourages to participate in the recovery they mean that all Libyans have to back the UN backed government which is MuslimBrotherhood aka Daesh and the most important thing is that its not elected democratically they where so afraid to go to Tripoli and when they succeeded to enter Tripoli they where staying in the naval base Matiga under the most wanted terrorist Belhaj. So the French want us to back them I don’t think so….)

After the 2011 ouster of longtime  Moammar Gadhafi by NATO-backed rebels, Libya slid into chaos and years later, it split into two governments and parliaments, each backed by a loose array of militias and tribes. In December, a U.N. deal created a new unity government and presidency council, aiming to heal the rift and unite Libyan militias and forces under a joint command.
However, the new government has been facing multiple challenges and resistance from various groups. (*** the groups mean tribes)

According to the deal, Libya’s internationally-recognized parliament must give a vote of confidence to the new government but it has so far failed to do so, causing political deadlock. (*****the internationally recognised parliament is correct because the UN backed government is sole from MuslimBrotherhoods who the Libyans do not want that is why Tripoli is hold captive since 2014)
For the past two years, foreign missions and military experts have joined the two rival sides.
Meanwhile, Libya’s pro-government militias — mainly from the western city of Misrata — have been waging a two-month offensive against the Islamic State group in the militants’ last bastion in Sirte, a city on the Mediterranean. Reports have suggested that British forces are involved in the anti-IS assault while American warplanes have struck several IS positions in the western city of Sabratha and the eastern town of Ajdabiya. Rami Musa, Benghazi, AP

Prison-issued Compact plateau on Libyan national gathering table


Prison-issued Compact plateau on Libyan national gathering table

In his meeting with Libyan national Assembly Secretariat and a number of its members on Saturday 16/01/2016 Professor Mohamed Belkacem another cabled Secretary of the General People’s Congress mass system adequately initiative dialogue with prison authorities who represent different sectors February stream.
Terrace, February party dialogue with prisoners ‘ group included Michelle Mohammed Azwai, Abdullah sanussi, Dr Mohamed Sharif, Dr Al-Baghdadi mahmudi.
After rounds of dialogue and negotiation we approach – speak here for Professor cabled – formation and formulation of general features of the agreement, were:
1. a general amnesty for all Libyans from date 1/11/1969 “and the date of signature of this document,
2. evacuation of all politicians.
3. cancel all laws that would hinder reconciliation, including the abolition of political isolation and security, bring down external pursuits.
4. create equity for reparations, so that any Libyan citizen to satisfy his rights and be financially body providing compensation to all those affected.
5. access to transitional justice in conflict.
6. the return of displaced and refugees and resolving their problems.
7. stop fighting and withdraw from the militias and grouped in camps.
8. create a unified national army his home protection and maintenance of the Constitution.
9. an agreed Constitution regulates the political life of the State.
10. election fund is the faycal, who is ruling in Libya.
This agreement will not be valid unless approved by the majority of parties
This document, I think that will be a roadmap and a light at the end of the tunnel to exit Libya from Choker and bottleneck toward broad prospects.
Libyan national leadership, and its members attending the meeting raised a lot of questions and asked for further clarifications on these points and circumstances that produced it was answered by Professor cabled all entertain.
Here are some of those questions and answers in short:
Does this agreement mean to give up alsbtmbrion or alvbrairion about their principles and their establisheds?
No, for each full freedom in thought alsbetmbrien walvbrairiin, but the agreement offers the possibility to carry out common demands away from fighting and we pain over.
Is there a compromise presented by the parties to each other?
Yes there are concessions to rescue Libya, politics is the art of the possible is not the art of the impossible.
As were the underdogs because you’re in prison you were asked for the conditions of adhesion or compulsion to accept what is excluded?
No, despite being imprisoned but we weren’t underdogs, the jailer who asked our CTBT negotiations, he knows how the strength we derive from steadfastness on the oppression and contempt, and strength we derive from February party failed to create a decent state after all these years, don’t tell a secret if I say that Abdullah sanussi, for example, was higher and stronger than the voice of their captors.
What does it take?
He desired to unite the efforts of all patriotic forces abroad and at home and the formation of a Coordinating Committee be able to conclude an agreement with Libya out of tragedy and disaster that threatens to stifle her yard.
In a great understanding of all points and the good efforts of founding, leading members of the National Assembly with high positive, through display and put it up on the rules of gathering in the Libyan regions and cities the makings to be a solid step toward the solution to Setup and build a better future for all Libyans.

Here is the original link in Arabic