Skip to comments.US says Gadhafi troops issued Viagra, raping victims
Posted on 04/28/2011 7:23:34 PM PDT by tobyhill
The U.S. envoy to the United Nations told the Security Council Thursday that troops loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi were increasingly engaging in sexual violence and some had been issued the impotency drug Viagra, diplomats said.
Several U.N. diplomats who attended a closed-door Security Council meeting on Libya told Reuters that U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice raised the Viagra issue in the context of increasing reports of sexual violence by Gadhafi's troops.
"Rice raised that in the meeting but no one responded," a diplomat said on condition of anonymity. The allegation was first reported by a British newspaper.
Pfizer Inc.'s drug Viagra is used to treat impotence.
Diplomats said if it were true that Gadhafi's troops were being issued Viagra, it could indicate they were being encouraged by their commanders to engage in rape to terrorize the population in areas that have supported the rebels. That would constitute a war crime.
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Which reminds me. Are we still paying for viagra for teachers?
Is this all they’ve got?!? It sounds like something Baghdad Bob would say...
uh oh. Satanic Rape Nazis. Accusations are fact.
They’re doomed now.
do I smell roasting stomachs?
That’s it. It doesn’t pass the stiff test.
So they are deploying chemical weapons?
no offense, but this sound like a hoax to me. Its just too perfect. Its an attempt to pile on and the example used is just silly. Can’t they write a simple story that his solders were engaging in rape. Including the Viagra into the story just make me think theres something wrong with this story
Those poor sheep!!!!!!!!
I think Rice got pwned.
this is a perfect comedy story, which makes me think the story was made up
So armies never otherwise use rape as a tactic, is this what we’re being told?
THe US DoS flacks must be the third team or rejects from a bad ad agency... This story is...pretty limp.
AND, they’ve been T-P-ing mosques with gov’t provided rolls, and worse yet, issued aluminum pie tins and aerosol cans of whipped cream, in order to smash pies in rebels’ faces. Thanks tobyhill.
Armies have been known to use rape as a tactic but usually they can accomplish that mission without Viagra.
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