Just for fun lets go from most important post to the least important one.
Quote: Originally Posted by earth_as_one
Amnesty International`s 2011 Annual Report:
The authorities restricted rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly and repressed virtually all dissent. Hundreds of prisoners continued to be arbitrarily detained on security grounds, including some who had been acquitted by courts or had completed prison sentences, although releases were reported.
Were any of those from the previous Gov that was overthrown, they are usually considered to be enemies of the State and are executed or exiled or put in prison for life. That also can be applied to citizens who co-op with foreign nationals to subvert the current Gov, it's called treason in case you forget what the term is. In Canada didn't we require people to have permits to picket or free-speech zones were in one specific area a long way from a 'main event', I don't recall any Nation saying we should be invaded because of that.
Foreign nationals suspected of entering Libya irregularly were subject to indefinite detention and ill-treatment; they included refugees and asylum-seekers. At least 18 executions were reported.
How about spies, were they also part of the ones who entered 'irregularly'? Who would seek refugee status in a Dictatorship, does Saudi Arabia get many asylum seekers? How many have disappeared vis US kidnapping on foreign soil? Gitmo, better or worse than anything Libya or Egypt had?
The government failed to disclose the findings of an investigation into an incident at Abu Salim Prison in 1996 when hundreds of inmates were alleged to have been killed by security forces, and took no action to provide justice for victims of gross human rights violations committed in the 1970s-1990s. ... At least 18 prisoners, possibly more, were reported to have been executed, many of them foreign nationals.
Again just what foreign nationals, if they were spies then that is the price for the crime. A hard lesson for the ones caught but a fair warning to any that would try and fill their shoes. Was it a riot, again being gentle isn't a requirement, Israel and the US both told Egypt to shoot protesters, Israel shot some that were still in Syria, nobody said boo to that. Bahrain used foreign troops to kill their own citizens, again nobody said ****.
In May, a newspaper close to Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi reported that over 200 people were on death row. In December, Libya was one of the minority of states that voted against the UN General Assembly resolution calling for a moratorium on the death penalty.
What were the crimes, probably more than jay walking. Last time there was a bitch about Iran having a woman on death row many here said it was 'barbaric' and nobody even mentioned that she and her lover had killer her husband, that 1st degree murder, a execution type of charge for countries that have a death penalty. That it was withdrawn is besides the point, how many has Texas killed?
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A conflict that was started before 1969 when the coup happened. If the French hadn't interfered it would have been over in the first round. It isn't like he lied to get the war going.
In June 1996, security forces killed an estimated 1,200 prisoners in Abu Salim after a failed prison revolt. The Gaddafi government began to inform some families of the victims only in 2001, and it never allowed them to take the bodies for proper burial.
Libya: Use Forensic Experts to Exhume Prison Grave | Human Rights Watch (external - login to view)
Again when in prison don't piss off the guards, that is quite an easy rule to understand, now the survivors know what it means.
Support/Funding of attacks against civilians
BBC News - A chance for Libya to build better relations with the outside world (external - login to view)
Iceland jailed some crooked bankers, did that improve their standing in the international community. A leaders first obligation is to his own people first, the law abiding ones were kept in poverty like in Egypt and many other places that can be named. You post would have had more merit if it was in the run-up to war, no big complaints in the previous decades.
Many western leaders had much to fear if Gaddafi revealed all his secrets.
Libyan papers show UK worked with Gaddafi in rendition operation | World news | The Guardian (external - login to view)
That is to the shame of those other Nations, don't do stupid **** if you don't want to be embarrassed at some point in the future.
That was because Mubarak offered stability to the region. Now, Egypt is siziing up to be a lovely place. Not unlike Pakistan, we will have many issues to come.
It would be nice if they had descent leadership, but this seems to be the choice.
Not much of a choice I know.
- Scumbag dictator; or
- Scumbag religious zealot
He should have been more concerned with stability within his own country, selling gas to Israel at cheap prices while his own citizens were kept in poverty is how he got his *** kicked out of power. That is adding instability to the region twit.
Who is 'we' you got fleas?
Originally Posted by CDNBear
You already admitted I was on your iggy list, because I embarrassed you far to often
I was embarrassed by your 3rd rate insults, let alone the repetitions of the same old stale ones. I was annoyed with your repeatidly saying 'answer the question' even after getting 3 or 4 replies to the same old question. Most but not least was your blanket advocating to any and all things that had to do with Jews, Joos as the term you commonly used but I guess that is just part of your Jewish side. You already know the ignore thing is temporary, soon as you are sitting on Jesus's lap it will be removed.
BTW some mod said SJP was banned for putting people on ignore and them taking them off rather that me not being willing to kick you *** from one thread to another, another embarrasing part in that it was always so damn easy. Shirley Bear it is time for you to go back to your box. lol