“While most of the establishment press in America has been silent on the issue of Gadhafi’s gold dinar scheme, in Russia, China, and the global alternative media, the theory has exploded in popularity. Whether salvaging central banking and the corrupt global monetary system were truly among the reasons for Gadhafi’s overthrow, however, may never be known for certain — at least not publicly.”
“A Gadhafi-driven gold revolution would have, however, imperiled the positions of central bankers and their political and media power-brokers.” Alex Newman
Gaddafi’s assassination: Mahmoud Jibril accuses a « Foreign Force » mahfoudi1981
LAROUCHEPAC – Libya’s former head of the National Transitional Council, Mahmoud Jibril, in a video interview with CNN on Nov. 7, charged that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi “was killed on order from a foreign entity, whether a country, a person, a certain leader — somebody does not want his secrets revealed. Continue reading
By Chris Floyd
November 10, 2011
Hugh Roberts’ new article in the London Review of Books is the best story I have yet read about the war of regime change in Libya. It is meticulously detailed, rich in context — historical, cultural, political — carefully measured and soberly expressed.
The article should be read in full — anyone who cares at all about a deeper understanding of these events would be foolish to miss it — but I want to highlight just one aspect: the deliberate falsehoods — fanned by the media, including many “progressive” voices — which were used as a justification for the Western military intervention.
- There is no electricity bill in Libya; electricity is free for all its citizens.
- There is no interest on loans, banks in Libya are state-owned and loans given to all its citizens at zero percent interest by law.
- Having a home considered a human right in Libya.
- All newlyweds in Libya receive $60,000 dinar (U.S.$50,000) by the government to buy their first apartment so to help start up the family.
- Education and medical treatments are free in Libya. Before Gaddafi only 25 percent of Libyans were literate. Today, the figure is 83 percent. Continue reading
“the UN Human Rights Office and Amnesty International are calling for an investigation into Gaddafi’s death as it raises concerns over what may be the unlawful killing of a prisoner”
Human Rights Watch called for an investigation of the circumstances of Qaddafi’s death, because if he was killed while in detention, it would constitute a serious violation of the laws of war.
“Killing someone outside a judicial procedure, even in countries where there is the death penalty, is outside the rule of law.”
Rupert Colville, spokesman for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights / LaRouchePac
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