After Gaddafi, Libya splits into disparate militia zones

ShareThis After Gaddafi, Libya splits into disparate militia zones 09 Jun 2012 It’s not independence but democracy that the people want, says Hanna El Gallal, a human rights activist. “We got rid of Gaddafi, but not the regime,” she tells me. She points to the secrecy of the [US-installed] National Transitional Council, which, despite promising […]

Gaddafi to be buried in secret desert grave: NTC

ShareThis Gaddafi to be buried in secret desert grave: NTC 24 Oct 2011 Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi will be buried on Tuesday in a secret desert grave, a National Transitional Council official said, ending a wrangle over his rotting corpse that led many to fear for Libya’s governability. With their Western allies uneasy that […]

U.S. Predator Drone Fired on Gaddafi’s Convoy, Official Says

(MY FOX HOUSTON)   A U.S. Predator drone, along with a French fighter jet, fired on the convoy said to be carrying Muammar Qaddafi in the moments before his death, a U.S. defense official told Fox News on Thursday. The official said the drone and French jet fired on a “large convoy” leaving Qaddafi’s hometown of […]

Gaddafi dies of wounds after capture

ShareThis Gaddafi dies of wounds after capture 20 Oct 2011 Deposed Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi has died of injuries he sustained during his capture by the National Transitional Council (NTC) fighters [aka US backed mercenaries, fighting for ExxonMobil and BP] in the northern city of Sirte. “He was also hit in his head. There was […]

Civilians accuse NATO of massacre in Sirte raids

(THE AUSTRALIAN)   The civilians pouring out of the besieged city of Sirte accused NATO of genocide yesterday as rebel forces called in reinforcements and prepared for a fresh assault on Muammar Gaddafi’s home town. Long lines of civilian vehicles were leaving after a night of NATO air attacks on the town. Rebel forces fighting for […]