Skip to comments.Rights group: Bodies of 53 apparent Gadhafi loyalists found in Libyan hotel
Posted on 10/24/2011 3:30:37 AM PDT by tobyhill
The bodies of 53 people, believed to be supporters of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, has been found in a hotel that was under the control of anti-Gadhafi fighters, Human Rights Watch said Monday.
The rights group said it found the bodies clustered together at Hotel Mahari in Sirte on Sunday. About 20 residents were putting the bodies in body bags to prepare them for burial when Human Rights Watch found them.
"We found 53 decomposing bodies, apparently (Gadhafi) supporters, at an abandoned hotel in Sirte, and some had their hands bound behind their backs when they were shot," said Peter Bouckaert, emergencies director of Human Rights Watch.
"This requires the immediate attention of the Libyan authorities to investigate what happened and hold accountable those responsible."
Officials with the National Transitional Council, Libya's new leadership, were not immediately available for comment.
The residents told Human Rights Watch investigators they found the bodies last week after the fighting in Sirte stopped and they returned home.
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See what happens when you fight an undeclared war? All the lines are blurred.
I guess the freedom coaliton wasn’t worried so much over a bloodbath of K-Daffy supporters. We came, we saw , they were bound hands behind their backs ad shot. Hope and Change, baby!!
Ain’t plausible deniability grand?
New dictator same as old dictators , just different people are slaughtered, but what the hell this was just trash, NATO refused to kill. Hell on second thought it was probablly someone getting paid by nato.
Why do we, the West, think that war is this nice, neat, event? There was a time not so long ago, that children playing war games, in the backyard would shout out things like, “rape, pillage, and plunder.” The kids didn’t quite understand the “rape” part of what they said, but pillage and plunder were quite well understood.
These things are the horrors of war. History teaches us that no man was spared and women were raped or taken as sex slaves. Where are these men’s wives and daughters, eh?
We know these people do not adhear to our “Conventions,” and we should not find shocking the mass murder of the loyalists and their families.
For all our declared civilized ways, when CWII breaks-out here...I have pondered what we will do with all the progressive loyalists and their polluted ideaology?
"...and some had their hands bound behind their backs when they were shot," said Peter Bouckaert, emergencies director of Human Rights Watch.
But..but...but???...Evita said ‘We came, we saw, he died’
Gee... didn’t she leave us ENOUGH wiggle room there?
What’s the big deal.
Mexicans dump 35 bodies in the street and that country isn’t even in a war. We send them out automobile plants so they can have American jobs.
How many have been killed in Mexico, and we don’t even close the borders?
Sure 53 people with their hands tied behind their backs killed is an atrocity, but they didnt kill and mutilate them like the Mexicans do.
I am not excusing this onlt pointing out that right here in our neighboring country which is not at war these same things are happening and our government refuses to recognise it.
I wouldn't be so sure about that. did you see the what they did to Qaddafi?
You are right of course - but time time the people who did the shooting were President Obama’s Allies.
Taliban will be running Libya.
First export? SAM’s to American Airports.
Thanks Obama, and Thank you Democrats who voted for this Islamo shiite bag from Indonesia.
It was a fight between a deranged evil despot and lunatic muslim fanatics - and we were stupid enough to pick a side and jump in.
No doubt it will be far from pretty.
Alternatively we could simply put them into an eternal trial structure where every day they are brought from their cells to the courtroom to be beaten to death by lawyers.
“For all our declared civilized ways, when CWII breaks-out here...I have pondered what we will do with all the progressive loyalists and their polluted ideaology?”
Don’t ponder. We are not going to win. In the end it is going to be Israel and the American right vs the rest of the world. This is why the left have been trying to take our guns since Wilson.
The American right is too civilized. We look to Jesus and the old testament for guidance. The rest of the world are Islamofacsists and Marxists.
We know how to win. We have the horses and 200+ years of military training to take out the left. In the end it will be our civilized ways and love for our founders Nd their laws that will destroy us.
Islam has killed 100 million since inception.
They just started working on the second 100 million.
Once a bunch have nukes it should get there pretty quick.