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Libyan rebels accused of targeting blacks
Los Angeles Times ^ | March 5, 2011 | By David Zucchino

Posted on 03/05/2011 5:03:55 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer

Across eastern Libya, rebel fighters and their supporters are detaining, intimidating and frequently beating African immigrants and black Libyans, accusing them of fighting as mercenaries on behalf of Kadafi, witnesses and human rights workers say.

In a few instances, rebels have executed suspected mercenaries captured in battle, according to Human Rights Watch and local Libyans.

The rebel-led provisional government in Benghazi denies mistreating suspected mercenaries, though it acknowledges that it is detaining some for questioning. It says it has given human rights representatives access to detainees.

But rebel fighters and bands of gunmen who looted government weapons depots are reportedly instigating their own detentions and beatings.

Kadafi has long used mercenaries, many of them from sub-Saharan Africa, to help enforce his rule.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: humanrightswatch; libya; waronterror

1 posted on 03/05/2011 5:03:58 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Nice pic. of Jesse [ i will cut his nuts off ] Jackson


2 posted on 03/05/2011 5:09:43 AM PST by TLEIBY308 (Keep yer powder dry and watch yer top Knot.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Nobody had better let Eric Holder find out, after all, those are ‘his people’.


3 posted on 03/05/2011 5:13:42 AM PST by RobertClark (On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The Justice Department is looking into it. Now beat it, cracker.


4 posted on 03/05/2011 5:15:38 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Sulzberger Family Motto: Trois generations d'imbeciles, assez)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

Thanks Oldeconomybuyer.
Across eastern Libya, rebel fighters and their supporters are detaining, intimidating and frequently beating African immigrants and black Libyans, accusing them of fighting as mercenaries on behalf of Kadafi, witnesses and human rights workers say. In a few instances, rebels have executed suspected mercenaries captured in battle, according to Human Rights Watch and local Libyans. The rebel-led provisional government in Benghazi denies mistreating suspected mercenaries... It says it has given human rights representatives access to detainees. But rebel fighters and bands of gunmen who looted government weapons depots are reportedly instigating their own detentions and beatings.
Quick! Unholster the rationalizations!


5 posted on 03/05/2011 5:32:36 AM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: TLEIBY308

NOW THEY’VE DONE IT!!!!

It’s one thing to start a bloody civil war, it’s another thing ENTIRELY to judging people by skin color.

So much for these rebels getting Western support.


6 posted on 03/05/2011 5:42:15 AM PST by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Lets see, Qadaffi hires the worst of the worst murderers from the recent wars of Africa. You know the Blood Diamond type. He brings them to Arab (white) Libya to gun down his own people without remorse. The dictator unleashes the hounds of hell. So when the locals become wary of theses murdering outsiders, they are branded racists. Can you say logic has been thrown out the window.
7 posted on 03/05/2011 5:46:18 AM PST by gusty
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I know its coming from the race hustlers here: “The US is exporting its racism.”


8 posted on 03/05/2011 6:05:26 AM PST by bkopto ("I like being President. And it turns out I'm pretty good at it." Barack Obama, February 2009)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I am sure if Muslim Farrakhan could onl;y speak to these Muslims he could stop this.

Send him over immediately to confront his pals.


9 posted on 03/05/2011 6:10:38 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Venturer

Be sure he takes Jesse, Al and Jeremiah with him.


10 posted on 03/05/2011 6:23:47 AM PST by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Are Jesse, Al and the other White-haters going to fly to Libya to protest in the streets?


11 posted on 03/05/2011 6:35:18 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Liberalism is against human nature. Practicing liberalism is detrimental to your mental stability.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Across eastern Libya, rebel fighters and their supporters are detaining, intimidating and frequently beating African immigrants and black Libyans,

I'm confused.

Isn't "Lybia" or 'Labia' {that's how the White House spelled it last week} in africa?

How can anyone tell who is a "black libyan" or are they now doing shades and tints?

He's so dark... isn't??


12 posted on 03/05/2011 6:52:28 AM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, in honor of Standing Wolf.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Just send Eric Holder over there. He’ll take care of his people.


13 posted on 03/05/2011 7:34:28 AM PST by TheOldLady
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