Originally posted by Evolutionsend
reply to post by CasiusIgnoranze
If he's such a great guy, then why did so many people participate in stringing him up? Were they all evil?
This is kind of ridiculous, the man was bad news.edit on 21-10-2011 by Evolutionsend because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Gorman91
Man was a crooked dictator. Let 'em burn and his memory be forgotten.
Originally posted by IBelieveInMe
The op is right Gaddafi was a great leader for "his people" he did everything he possibly could to help those who blindly followed his lead. What the op fails to provide is details on what life was like for Libyans that questioned his almighty authority.
Switzerland recalled that the right to freedom of expression was a fundamental right,
in particular article 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and
article 9 of the African Charter. Switzerland noted that hundreds of peoples were under
administrative detention in the country, despite having been acquitted by the court or
having already served their sentence. Courts continued to pronounce death sentences and
inflict corporal punishment, including whipping and amputation. Switzerland made
Human Rights Watch interviewed two survivors of the incident and a third man who was detained and tortured in one of the 40-foot long metal containers prior to the incident. A video, apparently filmed by a Gaddafi soldier on his cell phone, viewed by Human Rights Watch, shows the third man and five other detainees getting kicked and whipped inside the container. Human Rights Watch also saw the 18 exhumed bodies, all of them in an advanced state of decomposition, when they were brought, on September 8, to the Tripoli Medical Center morgue.
Over the past three decades, Libya’s human rights record has been appalling. It has included the abduction, forced disappearance or assassination of political opponents; torture and mistreatment of detainees; and long-term detention without charge or trial or after grossly unfair trials. Today hundreds of people remain arbitrarily detained, some for over a decade, and there are serious concerns about treatment in detention and the fairness of procedures in several on-going high profile trials before the Peoples’ Courts. Libya has been a closed country for United Nations and non-governmental human rights investigators.
Originally posted by CasiusIgnoranze
I decided to make this thread in memory of a Leader who was greatly misunderstood, betrayed and eventually murdered. Whatever preconceived beliefs you may have of the dead man now, there is no denying about the fact about the overwhelming amount of evidence of the GOOD things Gaddafi did and was potentially going to do.
This is not some "communist", "socialistic" Propaganda that "I'm preaching". Most of it is the cold hard truth which I know is hard to swallow and in no way I'm saying Gaddafi was a complete saint. He was a revolutionary whose ideas posed a great threat to the mainstream Elite establishment - and that is something history will forget depending on who writes the history books.
I hope ya’ll don’t mind this thread being a bit long, as I intend to destroy EVERY LIE about Gaddafi told to you by the Mainstream Media, one by one.
LIE 1: “There were Human rights abuses in Libya and Gaddafi slaughtered his own people”
The primary justification for intervention in Libya by NATO was because "there were severe human rights abuses" under Gaddafi's rule. These claims were in reality, far fetched and laughable, because Libya probably had far better human rights than any other country in Africa. What YOU were told by those Mainstream Media fanatics including all those so called "human rights" groups like Amnesty International (which is no doubt another front controlled by the Elite), were all either fabricated lies or deliberately exaggerated for the justified NATO intervention.
This damning piece of evidence (dated 4th January 2011) from the UN Human Rights website which clearly shows undeniable proof that there was absolutely NO EVIDENCE of serious Human Right's abuses as accused by NATO and UN presently.
Libya Human Rights Report by UN - 4th January 2011
Whats more, SEVERAL countries even praised Libya's excellent Human rights Track Record but they still decided to topple Gaddafi! Hypocrisy or what?!
Originally posted by Argyll
reply to post by CasiusIgnoranze
I have a couple of close friends who are Libyans.....according to them Gadaffi was an egotistical maniac who oppressed his people.and filled them with fear!......the fact one of his closest allies was Robert Mugabe should speak volumes, unless you consider him to also be a "misunderstood" soul
Speak to a Libyan.......you won't find many, if any, mourning "Mad dog" Gadaffi.
Originally posted by wcrockett
Google Great Man Made River
the Gadhafi government completed a massive project to bring fresh water to the people of Libya
This proves that Gadhaffi was thinking of improving the lives of the Libyan people
he did this project without IMF money --this was his greatest sin
thumb your nose to the banksters and get a bullet
just ask John Kennedy, Jaime Roldos, Omar Torrijos
ask John Perkins author of Confessions of an Economic Hitman
Exactly. And why did NATO even get involved? Why were hundreds of air strikes even necessary? They bombed Libya back into the dark ages. And the Rebels NEVER WOULD HAVE HAD A CHANCE were it not for Western help. There are videos showing the enormous support Gaddafi had, crowds of people cheering him as he drives through the city. What kind of person houses everyone else before their own parents? An evil dictator you think? If you believe that, GROW A BRAIN!!! Gaddafi transformed that country from the poorest nation in Africa to one of the wealthiest. Look what Libya has now. Their infrastructure has been bombed to hell, their new central bank will probably be owned by private shareholders instead of being stated owned, they wont have a debt free country, loans wont be interest free, and a lot of other things will change. It wont take long before they understand the consequences of this. Mark my words. Libya is now a puppet on strings.
If the people of the country were all for outing their leader, why did it take 8 months and thousands of airstikes to dislodge him?