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African women say rebels raped them in Libyan camp
The Miami Herald ^ | 09.07.11 | DAVID ENDERS

Posted on 09/08/2011 3:05:10 AM PDT by markomalley

When the sun sets on the refugee camp for black Africans that has sprung up at the marina in this town six miles west of Tripoli, the women here brace for the worst.

The rebels who ring the camp suddenly open fire. Then they race into the camp, shouting "gabbour, gabbour" - Arabic for whore - and haul away young women, residents say.

"You should be here in the evening, when they come in firing their guns and taking people," one woman from Nigeria said Wednesday as she recounted the nightly raids on the camp. "They don't use condoms, they use whatever they can find," she said, pointing to a discarded plastic bag in a pile of trash.

As she spoke, other women standing nearby nodded in agreement.

There is no way to know how many women have been raped here, where hundreds of Africans have settled in and around the boats of a marina. No one keeps statistics in the camp, and foreign aid workers say they are prohibited from discussing the allegations on the record. International Red Cross representatives say only that they have spoken to rebel leaders about "security concerns."

But the story that women tell is part of a larger picture of abuse of black Africans in Libya that is emerging in the wake of the rebel victory, born of allegations that deposed strongman Moammar Gadhafi often hired sub-Saharan Africans to fight for him.

Hundreds of black Africans have been swept up and are being held in makeshift prisons awaiting some sort of judicial finding of whether they were mercenaries or not. Thousands more are trapped in refugee camps. They can't leave the camps, they say, for fear they'll be targeted on the streets. They do not feel safe inside the camps, either.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: libya; rape; rebel
Sure am glad that our government supported those noble Libyan rebels </sarc>
1 posted on 09/08/2011 3:05:11 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

And these animals couldn’t even wait for a victory celebration in the central square with live, fawning coverage by the MSM.


2 posted on 09/08/2011 3:08:48 AM PDT by mazda77
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Great job by the Dali’Bama..... Islamakazis bring blacks back to slavery with help from the first black precedent in the USA.


3 posted on 09/08/2011 3:11:27 AM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: markomalley
I think Libya will be sorry the rebels are in charge.
Will they wish for KADAFI(sp) to return?
Probably! ! ! ! !
4 posted on 09/08/2011 3:26:23 AM PDT by DeaconRed (To the idiots that didn't believe us about ZERO: Hope you enjoy your less than a dollar in change.)
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To: Squantos

McCain said they were his heroes


5 posted on 09/08/2011 3:26:45 AM PDT by scooby321
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To: markomalley

Horrifying shades of Sophia Loren’s film “Two Woman.”

Poor, poor women. Dear God: please protect these women.


6 posted on 09/08/2011 3:35:31 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Run, Sarah, Run! Please!)
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To: markomalley

Europe may come to regret toppling Ghadify, because it’s only a short ride across the Gibraltar Strait.


7 posted on 09/08/2011 3:37:58 AM PDT by Jonty30
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To: markomalley
Tell them to mail a thank you note to Obummer, juan and gramnesty.
8 posted on 09/08/2011 3:47:44 AM PDT by org.whodat (What does the Republican party stand for////??? absolutely nothing.)
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To: markomalley

Don’t say “black Africans”. Say African-Africans.


9 posted on 09/08/2011 4:03:28 AM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (REPEAL WASHINGTON! -- Islam Delenda Est! -- I Want Constantinople Back. -- Rumble thee forth.)
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To: markomalley

Africa wins again.


10 posted on 09/08/2011 4:05:54 AM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (This Message Contains Privileged Attorney-Client Communications)
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To: UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide
Don’t say “black Africans”. Say African-Africans.

No, describe them like that university did when describing the photographer whose subject was black South Africans, referring to them as "African-American South Africans."
11 posted on 09/08/2011 4:09:55 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: markomalley
"African women say rebels raped them in Libyan camp"

What, weren't any goats available? Filthy muzzie scum...let them all kill each other.

12 posted on 09/08/2011 4:38:12 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (A government agency is the closest thing to eternal life you'll ever see on Earth. RReagan)
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To: markomalley
Arab Spring? More like Red Hour, Red Hour! (for you Trekkie fans)
13 posted on 09/08/2011 4:50:12 AM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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To: markomalley
"They don't use condoms, they use whatever they can find," she said, pointing to a discarded plastic bag in a pile of trash.

Don't worry, America will help. I'm sure Obozo's administration is working on a condom drop even as we read.

[surprised they are using anything at all]

14 posted on 09/08/2011 4:59:43 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (So much stress was put on Bush's Fault that it finally let go, magnitude 6)
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To: markomalley

Just muslims being muslims.

Raping, torturing and killing your prisoners goes right back to Mad Mo, the “perfect muslim.”


15 posted on 09/08/2011 5:10:56 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: NonValueAdded

How do they get a used Walmart plastic bag to stay on? And I suppose it’s to protect the rapist.


16 posted on 09/08/2011 5:24:49 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: luvbach1

The fruits of the “arab spring”.


17 posted on 09/08/2011 5:26:34 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: markomalley

Liberal news agancies are complaining that Obama did not get the credit he deserves for this mess.

Personally I have no qualms about his being given the credit.

He deserves all the credit he can get.

So does NATO.


18 posted on 09/08/2011 5:30:36 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Travis McGee

The crazy thing is that these same people who go around raping keep their own women covered up in black tent-like garments. When they go home they are probably taking AIDs home with them.

Look for a big jump in AIDs in Libya.


19 posted on 09/08/2011 5:33:51 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: markomalley

Both sides stink on ice. A nutty dictator vs. Al Qaeda.

I’m just sorry our government didn’t have the common sense to put the fighting on the big screen and pop some popcorn.


20 posted on 09/08/2011 5:40:12 AM PDT by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Venturer

Bringing AIDS home to their multiple wives, including their 12 year old nieces who are also their cousins.

No wonder these people are so hopeless, after 14 centuries of islamic inbreeding.


21 posted on 09/08/2011 5:41:00 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: scooby321

Sad deal all around....hope yer well.


22 posted on 09/08/2011 1:37:20 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks markomalley.


23 posted on 09/08/2011 6:50:06 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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