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Bodies Of 74 African Refugees Wash Up On Libyan Beach

AFRICANGLOBE - The bodies of 74 African refugees who drowned in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe have washed up on a beach west of the Libyan capital, the Red Crescent said Tuesday.

Ten Things About Gaddafi They Don’t Want You To Know

AFRICANGLOBE - What do you think of when you hear the name Colonel Gaddafi? Tyrant? Dictator? Terrorist? Well, a national citizen of Libya may disagree but we want you to decide. For 41 years until his demise in October 2011, Muammar Gaddafi did some truly amazing things for his country. So despite what you’ve heard on the radio, seen in the media or on the TV, Gaddafi did some powerful things that are not characteristic of a “vicious dictator” as portrayed by the western media. Here are ten things Gaddafi did for Libya that you may not know about…

NATO Knew Its Intervention In Libya Would Create Chaos

AFRICANGLOBE - Canadian military intelligence knew that NATO’s March 2011 intervention in Libya would aid militant theocratic Islamists aligned with al-Qaeda and could create long-term chaos in the country, according to David Pugliese, a reporter with The Ottawa Citizen, who obtained Canadian intelligence documents.

Coups, Terror And Bloodshed: The Bitter Fruit Of NATO’s Libya War

AFRICANGLOBE - Iraq may have been a blood-drenched disaster and Afghanistan a grinding military and political failure. But Libya was supposed to have been different. Nato's war to overthrow Colonel Gaddafi in 2011 was hailed as the liberal intervention that worked.

How France Has Embraced Neo-Colonialism

AFRICANGLOBE - France is reacting to the crisis of its world position — its loss of competitiveness to Germany, its ebbing economic influence in its former African colonies, and a collapsing economy undermined by harsh social cuts — by turning the clock back, embarking on a global policy of plunder.

Black, Green And The Struggle For Libya

AFRICANGLOBE - The battles currently raging in the South of Libya are no mere ethnic clashes. Instead, they represent a possible burgeoning alliance between Black Libyan ethnic groups and pro-Gaddafi forces intent upon liberating their country of a neocolonial NATO-installed government.

Africa Will Hold NATO and the Arabs Responsible for Black Lives...

A group of 500 Ghanaians who managed to arrive home from the fighting in Libya told harrying stories of how difficult life had been for them. Many TV stations and reputable news organisations have also confirmed that racists in Libya are making life very dangerous for black migrants who have not been able to leave Libya.

Rebels' Advance Into Tripoli – Opening Pandora's Tinderbox?

Since the start of NATO's military involvement in Libya, the conflict has been riddled with contradictory reports concerning the viability of the rebels as a coherent political and military body

Zlitan: NATO's Libyan War Crimes Massacre and the Media Whiteout

Ask the NY Times' Foreign News Editor and Publisher why the Times has not assigned one of its correspondents to cover this reported massacre of Libyan civilians by NATO in Zliten, Libya. NATO has resolved to achieve Nicholas Sarkozy's determination for regime change --and to save his own re-election campaign in France-- at any cost.

Black Libyan City Fall to Rebel Siege

Western-backed rebels have made good their vow to “purge slaves, black skin,” with their reported capture of Tawurgha, a black Libyan city, after a long siege. Elsewhere, just 30 miles from the capital city of Tripoli, NATO bombed 85 civilians to oblivion.

NATO Allowed African Refugees to Drown in the Mediterranean Violating International...

According to the UN refugee agency UNHCR, 1,500 African refugees have died while trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe since the beginning of the war against Libya in March.

NATO Extends Libya War Another 90 Days

These pretexts for NATO’s war have been utterly discredited. The US, Britain, and France have spearheaded the drive for regime change in Libya in order to reassert their regional geo-strategic interests following the uprisings in neighbouring Tunisia and Egypt and to install a regime more compliant with the demands of the transnational oil companies