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LIBYA: Rebels execute black immigrants while forces kidnap others
SomalilandPress ^ | March 5 2011 | Qalinle Hussein

Posted on 03/31/2011 10:06:41 AM PDT by 11th_VA

ADDIS ABABA — While much of the world’s attention is focusing on crude oil prices and the Libyan pipelines in the east of the country– human right groups say rebels are committing crimes against humanity.

In east Libya, African hunt began as towns and cities began fall under the control of Libyan rebels, mobs and gangs. They started to detain, insult, rape and even executing black immigrants, students and refugees.

In the past two weeks, more than 100 Africans from various Sub-Sahara states are believed to have been killed by Libyan rebels and their supporters.

According to Somali refugees in Libya, at least five Somalis from Somaliland and Somalia were executed in Tripoli and Benghazi by anti-Gaddafi mobs. Dozens of refugees and immigrants workers from Ethiopia, Eritrea, Ghana, Nigeria, Chad, Mali and Niger have been killed, some of them were led into the desert and stabbed to death. Black Libyan men receiving medical care in hospitals in Benghazi were reportedly abducted by armed rebels. They are part of more than 200 African immigrants held in secret locations by the rebels.

In many disputes involving Libyan residents and black Africans, the Libyans are turning in the Africans as mercenaries.

Thousands more Africans caught up in this mercenary hysteria are terrified. Some barricaded themselves in their homes, while others hid in the desert. Insulted, threatened, beaten, chased and robbed. Their only crime was being black and therefore treated as “mercenaries” of Gaddafi.

While the airing of Gaddafi’s so called “black mercenaries” by Western media has ignited the issue, some say an xenophobic attitude towards these refugees and labourers has existed for years. They say the current attacks are racially motivated because the rebels have released many actual Libyan mercenaries and soldiers under a tribal agreement. They believe many Arabs felt their Libyan leader was abandoning them for black Africans ever since he became a “pan-Africanist”. Many immigrants were regularly victims of racism.

In many situations, Gaddafi and his inner circle preferred black Africans and Libyans from the south over Libyans from the east. Now the angry mobs using the revolutionary movement across Arabia and North Africa are hunting down black people.

Mohamed Abdillahi, Somaliland, 25, was sleeping at his home in Zouara, when the mobs arrived. “They knocked on the door around 1 o’clock in the morning. They said get out, we’ll kill you, you are blacks, foreigners, clear.”

The testimonials and are very similar among the thousands of Africans that saw the ugly side of Libya in the past weeks. “They have attacked us, they took everything from us,” said Ali Farah, Somali labourer 29 years.

“They wanted to kill civilians, they beat many of us. To me, they are animals,” says Jamal Hussein, 25 years Sudanese worker.

Many of the fleeing Africans are terrified to tell their stories. At the checkpoint, they do not mingle with others. When asked about their ordeal, they just freeze, “they stopped us many times and said not tell what has happened here, say there are no problems,” Elias Nour from Ethiopia said.

“For the past seven days, my whole family has been holed up at home without any food, running water or electricity, we appeal for urgent intervention,” Mohamed Abdi from Somaliland told local reporters by cellphone.

In the latest reports reaching Somalilandpress from Tripoli, forces loyal to Col. Muammar Gaddafi have reportedly began kidnapping African and Libyan youths from their homes and universities. They are said to be preparing them for a showdown against the rebels. The kidnapped youths include five teenagers from Somaliland.

Many Africans have virtually nothing after years in Libya, many have been looted, robbed, while others saw their living quarters and apartments go in flames. Now they are praying to God to send them home.

While the international leaders are busy drafting resolutions to dismantle Muammar Gaddafi, the African Union has not yet commented on the situation in Libya.

Meanwhile, the International Criminal Court is said to have started a formal inquiry into possible crimes against humanity in Libya that will investigate the Libyan regime.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: libya; libyarebels; rebels; somali
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But they're "our" rebels ...
1 posted on 03/31/2011 10:06:46 AM PDT by 11th_VA
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To: 11th_VA

So weird this isn’t being reported on the nightly news./sarcasm


2 posted on 03/31/2011 10:12:28 AM PDT by Tulane
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To: 11th_VA

the “rebels” are not even in charge and they’ve already begun ethnic cleansing... and obama and rodham are helping them win

can you say “tar baby”


3 posted on 03/31/2011 10:12:44 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: 11th_VA

ping


4 posted on 03/31/2011 10:13:24 AM PDT by Wuli
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


5 posted on 03/31/2011 10:13:40 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: 11th_VA
Time to send the Justice Brothers over there.

They get results, or they don't get payed. (Yeah, I know. They will get payed either way.)

6 posted on 03/31/2011 10:15:13 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: 11th_VA

Obama administration will say Gaddafi is planting dead black people.


7 posted on 03/31/2011 10:15:52 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: silverleaf

Arabs hate blacks...nothing new under the sun.


8 posted on 03/31/2011 10:16:11 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: 11th_VA

They’re not much different than the Arabs who are slaughtering black Christians in the Sudan.

This is the Anti-Darfur war.


9 posted on 03/31/2011 10:16:17 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: 11th_VA

WoW! The “first black President” is giving arms to people who are killing blacks.

Ironic and shameful.


10 posted on 03/31/2011 10:17:29 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the chariot wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: dfwgator
Arabs hate blacks...nothing new under the sun.

I never knew this stuff - more reasons to stay out of a civil war ...

11 posted on 03/31/2011 10:18:07 AM PDT by 11th_VA
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To: 11th_VA

Oh-oh! Calypso Louie and Malik Shabazz aren’t going to like that.


12 posted on 03/31/2011 10:19:35 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Napolean fries the idea powder.)
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To: 11th_VA

Arab Muslims racist about black Muslims, no, say it isn’t so!!!! /sarc

The biggest widely UNREPORTED and UNDER-REPORTED condition in the Middle East, and known and UNDER-REPORTED in “the west” for decades.


13 posted on 03/31/2011 10:19:40 AM PDT by Wuli
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To: 11th_VA

“Flickers”

: o /


14 posted on 03/31/2011 10:21:16 AM PDT by maggief
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To: 11th_VA

Obama’s “Freedom Fighters”


15 posted on 03/31/2011 10:21:17 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: 11th_VA
Ms. Rice you think we should give them weapons?
16 posted on 03/31/2011 10:21:28 AM PDT by scooby321
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To: dfwgator

Yup. They often refer to them as “abeed” (slaves).


17 posted on 03/31/2011 10:21:43 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Forcing one person to pay for the irresponsibility of another is NOT social justice.)
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To: autumnraine
The “first black President” is giving arms to people who are killing blacks.

He's only half-black, must be his white side doing this.

18 posted on 03/31/2011 10:23:27 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: 11th_VA

So now Obama’s adopted rebels are now killing and raping his cousins.

Strange thing, Obama’s war.


19 posted on 03/31/2011 10:25:23 AM PDT by Gator113 (I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

They get results, or they don’t get payed. (

Jessie and Al, are you still here. Why are you over marching and protecting for the rights of your brothers? Are you saying you have selective selection with your own brothers’ mistreatment by the man? Or are your rules just for the cowardly/guilt ridden white man and not for a brown muslim Oh, Jessie and Al, you disappoint me so /s


20 posted on 03/31/2011 10:26:21 AM PDT by Bitsy ( i)
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To: 11th_VA
They've known all along that Al Qaeda is part of the rebels makeup = that the very people Quadaffi was after in the first place were Al Qaeda militants that had attacked in Tripoli, killing policemen and capturing military weapons and ammo. THESE were the ‘innocent civilians’ our president was ‘protecting.’ (His REAL friends.)

the NATO countries that he convinced to go in with him are now in disarray - in a quandary as to what to do now that the truth is coming out and that ‘obummer has gone far beyond what the mandate he got for a ‘no fly’. (No fly does not include bombs on the ground nor arming one side.)
NATO countries are caught between a rock and a hard place - and so they dither: So they admit they were duped and pull out or do they stay quiet and let obummer continue his illegal actions? And if they do allow that, and everything blows up down the line as the truth about the ‘rebels’ comes out - won't THAT go back on the NATO countries and leaders - who ‘bummer is trying to set up as fall guys anyway. “I turned it over to NATO” - as he continues to do as he pleases, against the wishes of NATO countries.

21 posted on 03/31/2011 10:26:52 AM PDT by maine-iac7 ("We stand together or we fall apart" mt)
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To: 11th_VA

Muslims have always hated darker skinned persons. Read the Hadith. Which is why I think Elijah Muhammad, et al, are so hilarious. Women, gays and blacks would be the first on the chopping block.


22 posted on 03/31/2011 10:27:07 AM PDT by ricmc2175
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To: 11th_VA
From a West Point study of jihadists in Iraq:

A breakout of the hometowns of Libyan jihadists who showed up in Iraq:

Note that the 84% of the jihadists came from Darnah and Benghazi, both rebel strongholds that were (as pointed out in the West Point study) previously the scene of Islamist uprisings in the mid-1990's.

23 posted on 03/31/2011 10:29:16 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always)
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To: 11th_VA
Somaliland Press?

Mike

24 posted on 03/31/2011 10:29:52 AM PDT by MichaelP (The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools ~HS)
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To: 11th_VA
Blacks in Libya are not only migrant workers. There are many Black Libyans, from the areas bordering Chad.

AQ rebels are targeting them and Western propaganda depict them as "African mercenaries" in Daffy's army.

MSM is an accomplice.

25 posted on 03/31/2011 10:30:30 AM PDT by DTA (CENTCOM vs. AFRICOM)
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To: 11th_VA

Now that you posted it here, it should get some play.


26 posted on 03/31/2011 10:31:30 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: MichaelP

I try and post articles from diverse sources ...


27 posted on 03/31/2011 10:31:34 AM PDT by 11th_VA
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To: 11th_VA
While the airing of Gaddafi’s so called “black mercenaries” by Western media has ignited the issue, some say an xenophobic attitude towards these refugees and labourers has existed for years. They say the current attacks are racially motivated because the rebels have released many actual Libyan mercenaries and soldiers under a tribal agreement. They believe many Arabs felt their Libyan leader was abandoning them for black Africans ever since he became a “pan-Africanist”. Many immigrants were regularly victims of racism.

I always like to point out to my African American friends that the upcoming Caliphate will not be kind to them. This is a culture that historically has always regarded Africans as slaves.

28 posted on 03/31/2011 10:31:57 AM PDT by denydenydeny (Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views, beyond the comprehension of the weak-Adams)
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To: 11th_VA
In the latest reports reaching Somalilandpress from Tripoli, forces loyal to Col. Muammar Gaddafi have reportedly began kidnapping African and Libyan youths from their homes and universities. They are said to be preparing them for a showdown against the rebels. The kidnapped youths include five teenagers from Somaliland.

The word that this Somaliland Press writer is looking for is "drafting" or "conscripting", not "kidnapping".

29 posted on 03/31/2011 10:35:01 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always)
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To: Tulane
okay, folks - lament not that this isn't seeing the light of day in our press - EMAIL IT to our regulars with a catchy title like: “Rebels killing civilians”; “Rebels slaughtering black civilians’; “Rebel in Libya hunting down/killing civilians.”

email to Drudge, Rush, Hannity - NOT O’Reilly! he'd probably not allow it on FOX -

rush@eibnet.com;

hannity@foxnews.com

http://drudgereport.com/ (scroll down to ‘tips’ box.

The media has a formula - they run stories AFTER they get X amount of emails on it AND NO mass emails are read - post each to each separately.

Let's git ‘er done....

30 posted on 03/31/2011 10:39:19 AM PDT by maine-iac7 ("We stand together or we fall apart" mt)
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To: 11th_VA

Obama’s hands are dripping with blood.


31 posted on 03/31/2011 10:39:33 AM PDT by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: 11th_VA

Obama and his crew are now responsible for REAL “genocide” not imaginary, in Libya, and the victims are black Africans.

Of course they will not care, because they are racists.


32 posted on 03/31/2011 10:44:16 AM PDT by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
While the airing of Gaddafi’s so called “black mercenaries” by Western media has ignited the issue, some say an xenophobic attitude towards these refugees and labourers has existed for years.

Looks like our media once again has blood dripping from its hands as well.

33 posted on 03/31/2011 10:45:16 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne (Buy Gold and Guns Now!)
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To: 11th_VA
In many situations, Gaddafi and his inner circle preferred black Africans and Libyans from the south over Libyans from the east. Now the angry mobs using the revolutionary movement across Arabia and North Africa are hunting down black people.

"The nigger sheriff is hunting down the black people" said malik zulu shabazz.


34 posted on 03/31/2011 10:52:44 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages.)
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To: 11th_VA

I thought that the rebels were the good guys....Wait a minute, it was the media and their apoligists on this forum that said that the rebels were the good guys. most of them who left jobs killing our troops in Iraq and Afganistan to come to Libya. They went from killers of our troops to the heroes to a good number of those on this forum, who refer to them as “freedom fighters” and the current occupier of the White House and his minions.But to the occupier of the White House and his minions, killers of our troops have always been their heroes and his minions include the main stream media.


35 posted on 03/31/2011 10:54:24 AM PDT by sport
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To: 11th_VA

this is the side we are backing, right?


36 posted on 03/31/2011 11:07:54 AM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Zhang Fei

That is a very interesting graph.


37 posted on 03/31/2011 11:08:18 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans - Don't read their lips. Watch their hands.)
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

Obama’s hands are dripping with blood.

*********************************

That was true as a state senator in Illinois, given his long and determined opposition to BAIPA. Everything he has ever done is consistent with the passive aggressive malice he showed there. Even his economic policies reflect this.


38 posted on 03/31/2011 11:12:14 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans - Don't read their lips. Watch their hands.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

LOL.

I saw the headline and immediately thought of the Justice Brothers too.

Great minds think alike.


39 posted on 03/31/2011 11:13:39 AM PDT by archivist007
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To: 11th_VA
Hey, but Hillary says the “rebels” are “saying the right things” and that we are “still getting to know them”.

What are a few hundred murders here and there. Give them a chance. /s

40 posted on 03/31/2011 11:14:34 AM PDT by Gabrial (The Whitehouse Nightmare will continue as long as the Nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: sport

Note and remember that Rubio supported this as well.

He will be the domestic NWO’s synthetic Tea Party imitation during the next several years. A cat’s paw for the neo-con globalist bunch.

Remember it.


41 posted on 03/31/2011 11:17:15 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans - Don't read their lips. Watch their hands.)
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To: maine-iac7
NOT O’Reilly! he'd probably not allow it on FOX

But Ted Baxter is looking out for the folks. HE IS LOOKING OUT FOR THE FOLKS MAN! I mean come on. He is really looking out for the folks.

42 posted on 03/31/2011 11:18:21 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: paul51

this is the side we are backing, right?

*************************

Yes. The side we are backing is accused of this.

There is no clean side here.


43 posted on 03/31/2011 11:18:56 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans - Don't read their lips. Watch their hands.)
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To: Psalm 144

Correction:

This is the side we WERE backing, up until Obama reads this article. The bombs are going to start dropping from West to East tomorrow!!


44 posted on 03/31/2011 11:34:48 AM PDT by The Toll
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To: 11th_VA; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; NFHale; ...
RE :”In east Libya, African hunt began as towns and cities began fall under the control of Libyan rebels, mobs and gangs. They started to detain, insult, rape and even executing black immigrants, students and refugees. In the past two weeks, more than 100 Africans from various Sub-Sahara states are believed to have been killed by Libyan rebels and their supporters. According to Somali refugees in Libya, at least five Somalis from Somaliland and Somalia were executed in Tripoli and Benghazi by anti-Gaddafi mobs. Dozens of refugees and immigrants workers from Ethiopia, Eritrea, Ghana, Nigeria, Chad, Mali and Niger have been killed, some of them were led into the desert and stabbed to death. Black Libyan men receiving medical care in hospitals in Benghazi were reportedly abducted by armed rebels. They are part of more than 200 African immigrants held in secret locations by the rebels.

This war is another example where the MSM is not buying Obama’s stories, not a good situation for him.

His liberal allies set the stage for this. Since the Iraq war turned unpopular ~ 2005-2006 liberals have repeated over and over that the MSM was NOT critical enough during the Iraq war runup. Now the MSM is critical of this third war (Obama’s war) just like they wanted and the liberals themselves are split on if they like it. Some are loyal to Obama impressed that he went to the US, others are alarmed that he may have started another endless war with no real plan to come to closure.

45 posted on 03/31/2011 11:39:43 AM PDT by sickoflibs ("It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: 11th_VA

If it’s not on CNN then it didn’t happen. /S>


46 posted on 03/31/2011 11:41:33 AM PDT by fella (.He that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough." Pv.28:19')
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To: Psalm 144

I crossed Rubio off after I heard him calling for support of Dear Leader in this Libya folly.


47 posted on 03/31/2011 11:41:33 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Psalm 144

Don’t worry. I will.


48 posted on 03/31/2011 11:45:04 AM PDT by sport
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To: 11th_VA

Still whitey’s fault.


49 posted on 03/31/2011 11:53:26 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: 11th_VA

50 posted on 03/31/2011 11:56:25 AM PDT by listenhillary (Social Justice is the epitome of injustice.)
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