Lynching in ‘new’ Libya

This video is called What Happens To Black Libyan Soldiers When LIGF Captures Them.

Nigerian human rights groups condemned Libya‘s rebels at the weekend for singling out sub-Saharan Africans for arrest, torture and summary execution: here.

More than two months after The Wall Street Journal wrote about what amounted to ethnic cleansing of Black people in Misurata, The New York Times in today’s edition finally writes another piece about the racist attacks against Black people by the NATO-backed “rebels” from Benghazi, now installed in power. The article appears under the sanitized headline “Libyans Turn Wrath on Dark-Skinned Migrants”: here.

Libya: Rebels sent reinforcements to the outskirts of the besieged desert town of Bani Walid today after fighters there refused to surrender to the Nato-backed insurgents: here.

Chris Hedges, Truthdig: “Here we go again. The cheering crowds. The deposed dictator. The encomiums to freedom and liberty. The American military as savior. You would think we would have learned in Afghanistan or Iraq. But I guess not. I am waiting for a trucked-in crowd to rejoice as a Gadhafi statue is toppled and Barack Obama lands on an aircraft carrier in a flight suit to announce ‘Mission Accomplished.’ War, as long as you view it through the distorted lens of the corporate media, is not only entertaining, but allows us to confuse state power with personal power. It permits us to wallow in unchecked self-exaltation. We are a nation that loves to love itself”: here.

Campaigners demanded a transparent public inquiry today into allegations that Britain’s intelligence services were involved in illegal renditions and torture of terror suspects in Libya: here.

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