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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 11:33 AM
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Libyan Revolution Tweets, Day 16 (or 18*), Part 7
Libyan Revolution Tweets, Day 16 (or 18*), Part 7

Today's threads: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6

#Feb17 Youth organizers invite Gaddafi's collaborators to stand under his umbrella ella ella ella ella ella http://bit.ly/faa34E

"We have Plan A, Plan B, Plan C. Plan A is to live and die in Libya. Plan B is to live and die in Libya. Plan C is to live and die in Libya."
- Saif Islam Qaddafi
during interview

*I called this Day 16 because the official start date was #Feb17 but events kicked off 2 days earlier.

Previous Day 15 threads: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5

The worlds 100 largest arms dealers, excluding Chinese vendors, sold weapons for $401 billion in 2009, with US vendors in first place

Threads for Days 1-15 are in my journal

"I was born in Tunisia, I persevered in Egypt, I sacrificed myself in Libya, I have fought in Yemen&Bahrain. I am Freedom, I will not die."
- Libyan4life Jeel Ghathub


MAP of Protests across the Middle East



Click here for updated and interactive map

Google Earth DL here to see positions of army and patrolling route of mercenaries

Please rec if you read these so I know if the effort here is worth it.

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sasha031 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 11:37 AM
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1. Rec
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 11:38 AM
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2. Scary! All our fellow tweeps in Tripoli have disappeared since yesterday. It is very worrying.

McBlondeLand McBlondeLand
Scary! .@acarvin All our fellow tweeps in Tripoli have disappeared since yesterday. It is very worrying.
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Desertrose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 11:43 AM
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4. That is worrying indeed.
Edited on Fri Mar-04-11 11:43 AM by Desertrose
I just want G GONE and like immediately.

Enough you crazy old murdering bastard.





As always...thank you, Catherina! :hug:
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 11:42 AM
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3. #USA: Manning stripped naked again for second night
AnonymousIRC Anonymous
RT @savebradley: Manning stripped naked for second night: http://is.gd/2qoWsc #Manning #Wikileaks
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04 march 2011

PFC Manning Stripped Naked Again

PFC Manning was forced to strip naked in his cell again last night. As with the previous evening, Quantico Brig guards required him to surrender all of his clothing. PFC Manning then walked back to his bed, and spent the next seven hours in humiliation.

The decision to require him to be stripped of all clothing was made by the Brig commander, Chief Warrant Officer-2 Denise Barnes. According to First Lieutenant Brian Villard, a Marine spokesman, the decision was "not punitive" and done in accordance with Brig rules. There can be no conceivable justification for requiring a soldier to surrender all his clothing, remain naked in his cell for seven hours, and then stand at attention the subsequent morning. This treatment is even more degrading considering that PFC Manning is being monitored -- both by direct observation and by video -- at all times. The defense was informed by Brig officials that the decision to strip PFC Manning of all his clothing was made without consulting any of the Brig's mental health providers.

On Wednesday, the government filed its response to the defense's Article 138 complaint concerning PFC Manning's confinement conditions. The preliminary decision made by the government was to deny PFC Manning's request to be removed from Maximum custody and from Prevention of Injury (POI) watch. The defense now has ten days to file a rebuttal to this determination. After submitting the rebuttal, the matter will go back to the Quantico Base Commander, Colonel Daniel J. Choike, for his review. Once complete, he will forward the report to the Secretary of the Navy for final review.

posted by army court-martial defense specialist at 12:11 pm

http://www.armycourtmartialdefense.info/2011/03/pfc-man...
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 11:44 AM
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5. Battle of Zawia and video of people being killed March 4
Edited on Fri Mar-04-11 11:45 AM by Catherina
Battle of Zawia and video of people being killed March 4


on MARCH 4, 2011

This video is graphic, to see click here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugGeCCcssIo&feature=play...

Translation: People are praising God, and saying that the guy is dead.

translated by @Darwin_hipster

http://alive.in/libya/2011/03/04/battle-of-zawia-and-vi...



Video link is for late in the video where the man dies, I rewound to beginning. Terrible stuff.
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Iterate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:11 PM
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21. I believe that video was from the Central Park,
which is in the SW district of Az Zawiyah and only a few hundred meters from a main highway intersection. A battle near there for a few hours in no way indicates that the whole city has fallen.

Still, it's awful.
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 11:46 AM
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6. Two heavy explosions heard near Al Banenah air base in Benghazi
LibyaFeb17_com LibyaFeb17.com
BREAKING: Two heavy explosions heard near Al Banenah air base in Benghazi - #feb17 #libya
10 minutes ago
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 11:48 AM
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7. Reuters video: Anti-Gaddafi forces head to #Ras Lanuf
feb17libya Feb17Libya
BREAKING News: #Anti-Gaddafi forces head to #Ras Lanuf http://bit.ly/eTcUcj @feb17libya #Libya #Feb17
9 minutes ago Favorite Retweet Reply


http://www.reuters.com/resources_v2/flash/video_embed.s...
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 11:49 AM
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8. Sidra Bay strategic map. Shows control & troop locations. As of 4 Mar '11 5 PM GMT.
Edited on Fri Mar-04-11 11:51 AM by Catherina
iyad_elbaghdadi Iyad El-Baghdadi
Central #Libya/Sidra Bay strategic map. Shows control & troop locations. As of 4 Mar '11 5 PM GMT. http://yfrog.com/gz36cqj
8 minutes ago

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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 11:52 AM
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9. notice on the western #Libya map that Azawiya is totally surrounded.
Edited on Fri Mar-04-11 11:56 AM by Catherina
iyad_elbaghdadi Iyad El-Baghdadi
You can also notice on the western #Libya map (http://yfrog.com/h4quy1j ) that Azawiya is totally surrounded.
5 minutes ago



About the checkpoints in the western #Libya map: they're manned by infantry, not mercenaries. Soldiers look tired, frustrated, and scared.


Larger map at link
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 11:56 AM
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10. state TV shows pro-Gaddafi demonstrations in Tripoli with hectic tribal music playing over the top.>
evanchill Evan Hill
Libya state TV shows pro-Gaddafi demonstrations in Tripoli with hectic tribal music playing over the top. No talking, no news. Constantly.
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sasha031 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:09 PM
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18. K&R
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 11:59 AM
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11. Arabiya runs piece on #G being crazy in interviews over the yrs & his obsession w\ fern flyswatter
evanchill Evan Hill
Meanwhile, Arabiya runs piece on Gaddafi being crazy in interviews over the years and his obsession with flyswatter made of a fern.
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:00 PM
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12. Wrong place. Delete n/t
Edited on Fri Mar-04-11 12:08 PM by Catherina
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:02 PM
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13. Tripoli very tense. ppl around mosques chanting, Tajoora gunshots heard Benashour lots of police
Libyan4life Jeel Ghathub
@
@ZahratTrablis #Tripoli is a very tense right now. @ Juma3a proG ppl around mosques chanting, Tajoora gunshots heard Benashour lotsof police
6 minutes ago


There's barely anything coming out of Tripoli. All communications are down
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:03 PM
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14. current time in Tripoli is 8:03 PM on Friday, 4 Mar
TimeInLibya Time In Libya
#Libya The current time in Tripoli is 8:00 PM on Friday, 4 March 2011
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:07 PM
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15. A must listen, Sky News Correspondent Alex Crawford's report from Zawiyah
fieldproducer Neal Mann
A must listen, Sky News Correspondent Alex Crawford's report from Zawiyah #Libya http://bit.ly/gjhq33
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Libya Crisis: Alex Crawford Is In Zawiyah As Residents Report Up To 30 Killed By Military
28 minutes ago, Az-Zāwiyah, Az Zawiyah, Libya
play

AUDIO

http://audioboo.fm/boos/293989-libya-crisis-alex-crawfo...



fieldproducer Neal Mann
Pleased to tweet I've got a six month attachment to the Sky News foreign news desk,if last month anything to go by got a busy time ahead...
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sasha031 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:15 PM
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24. how do you describe monsters like this
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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 02:08 PM
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57. kr
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:08 PM
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16. AJA reporter: the explosions heard earlier occurred near the airbase in #Benghazi
feb17voices Feb 17 voices
AJA reporter: the explosions heard earlier occurred near the airbase in #Benghazi #Libya
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:09 PM
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17.  Freedom fighters heading to Bin Jawad, exact point between Tripoli and Benghazi
ShababLibya LibyanYouthMovement
BREAKING: Freedom fighters heading to Bin Jawad, this is the exact point between Tripoli and Benghazi #Libya #Feb17 #gaddaficrimes
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:09 PM
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19. Ras Lanuf: reporter not allowed to approach battle, also reports sand storms and heavy rain there.
feb17voices Feb 17 voices
AJA reporter in Ras Lanuf: reporter not allowed to approach battle, also reports sand storms and heavy rain there. #libya
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:11 PM
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20. Amnesty Intl: #G fired on medical staff in the town of Misrata. 2 Red Crescent workers injured >
Edited on Fri Mar-04-11 12:12 PM by Catherina
19:44: BBC Human rights group Amnesty International has alleged that pro-government forces fired on medical staff in the town of Misrata. Two Red Crescent workers were apparently injured in what Amnesty called a deliberate attack on medical professionals.

LIBYAN PARAMEDICS TARGETED BY PRO-GADDAFI FORCES

AUDIO: Amnesty International's Donatella Rovera spoke to the BBC's World Tonight programme
BBC

4 March 2011
Libyan medical teams have told Amnesty International how they came under fire from pro-Gaddafi security forces yesterday while carrying out their work.

Two medics from the Libyan Red Crescent trying to retrieve a body near the town of Misratah were injured by shooting from a nearby military installation belonging to the Hamza Brigade, a military force loyal to Colonel al-Gaddafi.

"This was a deliberate attack on medical professionals, who were wearing full medical uniform and arrived in two clearly marked Red Crescent ambulances," said Malcolm Smart, Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa director.

"This disturbing assault indicates that pro-Gaddafi forces are prepared to use lethal force indiscriminately even against those whose role it is to care for the wounded and pick up the dead."

...
http://feb17.info/media/breaking-news-revolutionaries-f...
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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 02:10 PM
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58. k
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:13 PM
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22. Ras Lanuf: dead and injured are being taken by ambulance to #Brega and #Ajdabiya
feb17voices Feb 17 voices
AJA reporter in Ras Lanuf: dead and injured are being taken by ambulance to #Brega and #Ajdabiya. #Libya
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:15 PM
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23.  Situation in Ras Lanuf problematic. Revos unable to progress any further due to poor lighting
LibyaFeb17_com LibyaFeb17.com
BREAKING: Situation in Ras Lanuf problematic - #feb17 #libya - libyafeb17.com/2011/03/breaki
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20:10 Al Jazeera Situation in Ras Lanuf problematic. Many wounded and fatalities. Revolutionaries are unable to progress any further due to poor lighting

http://www.reuters.com/resources_v2/flash/video_embed.s...
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:21 PM
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25. Eyewitness says that Zawiya in need of medical supplies and baby milk
LibyaFeb17_com LibyaFeb17.com
BREAKING: Eyewitness says that Zawiya in need of medical supplies and baby milk - #feb17 #libya - libyafeb17.com/2011/03/breaki
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20:15 Al Jazeera Eyewitness states that Az Zawiya is in need of medical supplies and baby milk. There are also confirmed reports that the injured have been kidnapped from hospitals and streets.
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:23 PM
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26. Al Jazeera Eyewitness verifies that Az Zawiya is STILL in the hands of the protesters >>
LibyaFeb17_com LibyaFeb17.com
BREAKING: Eyewitness verifies that Az Zawiya is still in the hands of protesters - #feb17 #libya - libyafeb17.com/2011/03/breaki
8 minutes ago


20:12 Al Jazeera Eyewitness verifies that Az Zawiya is STILL in the hands of the protesters. The revolutionaries are still in full control and any Gaddafi forces will be met with bullets he states.



Met with bullets? Good. Mow em down. No mercy. Sorry but this is war.
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:34 PM
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27. some mercs say they're workers but all have same mark on finger from constantly pulling trigger
OmarAlmu5tar Omar A.
Man in Zintan: Some mercs. say they're workers, but all have the same mark on their finger from constantly pulling the trigger #Libya #feb17
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Heh. In their twisted way, that is their work.
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:35 PM
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28. sick to hear that govt celebrating in Tripoli with fireworks despite all the bloodshed

septimius_sever septimius severus
I feel sick to hear that govt celebrating in Tripoli with fireworks despite all the bloodshed that took place today. #libya #feb17
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:36 PM
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29. Al Arabiya: the white house: Joe Biden will discuss the developments in #Libya with Russian leaders.
Edited on Fri Mar-04-11 12:55 PM by Catherina
feb17voices Feb 17 voices
Al Arabiya: the white house: Joe Biden will discuss the developments in #Libya with Russian leaders.
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sasha031 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:41 PM
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30. Why is the int'l media giving Saif al-Islam Gaddafi so much airtime?
glcarlstrom Gregg Carlstrom
by septimius_sever
Q: Why is the int'l media giving Saif al-Islam Gaddafi so much airtime? We know that every other word out of his mouth is a lie. #libya
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:42 PM
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31. Saif's friends & businessmen in West embarrassed 2 admit as image of liberal reformer evaporated
LibyaLiberty Army of One
The Guardian: Saif's former friends and buisness men in West embarrassed to admit ever knowing him as image of liberal reformer evaported
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They're all dogs raised in the same kennel. As if their image hadn't evaporated long ago too. Saif, the great neoliberal reformer.
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JanDutchy Donating Member (593 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 12:57 PM
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32. Dutch Prime-Minister asked for 'radio-silence'on Dutch soldiers.
Edited on Fri Mar-04-11 01:03 PM by JanDutchy
Rutte , also a brand of jenever, as Prime-Minister asked today for 'radio-silence'on Dutch soldiers in orde to give silence-governship a chance.

Afterwards he will give full report.

--

Meanwhile: the fight for freedom is going on in Libya c.s.: I think silence is a bad thing. Time is lost with silence-policy and too many people have suffered because of our silence, abuse and stigmatisation.

Neo-liberal politics is an abuse of human rights.
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sasha031 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:13 PM
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39. even if he had been somewhat non insane
there hadn't been a revolution.

he would of privatized the entire country.
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JanDutchy Donating Member (593 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:46 PM
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54. Queen Beatrix - has a privat dinner with the Prince of Oman
There will not be a State-Visit to O,am, because that is overruled, but only a dinner............. before the state visit to Qatar..


Stand by me

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4_ghOG9JQM&feature=rela...


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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:39 PM
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52.  this is the saif story link, bbc not guardian
LibyaLiberty Army of One
@
@Catherina_Guate I am sorry...do you mean u r waiting for a link? this is the saif story link, bbc not guardian http://tiny.cc/w40se
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How Libya's Saif al-Islam Gaddafi seduced the West
By Hugh Miles
BBC Radio 4 The Report

...

Saif al-Islam's former friends and business associates in the west have become embarrassed to admit ever knowing him now his reputation as a liberal reformer has been scuttled.

Yet just a few weeks ago Saif was socialising with the creme de la creme of British society.

...

With few exceptions, he sided with the reformers in Libya and seemed prepared to go head-to-head with his father in an attempt to develop the fledgling Libyan private sector and open up the atrophied media.

...

But now new evidence has emerged that despite his denials, Saif in fact controlled the multi-billion-pound Libyan sovereign wealth fund, the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA).

...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-12626320
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sasha031 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:58 PM
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56. in the UK they become embarrassed and resign
in the US they received million $ bonus , promotions and are admired.
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:02 PM
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33. some very, very critical news from the central region >>>>

iyad_elbaghdadi Iyad El-Baghdadi
Getting some very, very critical news from the central region. Trying to confirm now.

We reported early (first or second day of the revolution) that #Gaddafi distributed weapons in Sirt, saying "you'll need them soon".

We also reported that elements of the Furjan tribe have joined the revolution, esp. in Tarhuna.

For a little background, the Furjan tribe have a presence in Tarhuna, Sirt, and Ajdabia.

It seems that today in Ras Lanuf's action, some Furjan soldiers under #Gaddafi refused to comply.

When revolutionaries entered the Ras Lanuf army camp, they found 20+ bodies of soldiers with their hands tied behind their back.

It appears now that these were soldiers who refused to comply, many of them Furjan.

It's also revealed that in Sirt, #Gaddafi did not in fact distribute weapons to the entire population, not even to his entire tribe.

It appears he only distributed weapons to his own branch of the #Gaddafi's, showing he doesn't even trust his own tribe entirely. #Libya
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Will continue if he does.
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:10 PM
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36. some very, very critical news from the central region >>>> Pt 2
iyad_elbaghdadi Iyad El-Baghdadi
Now it appears that Sirt has been ready for revolt, but the presence of the Saadi brigade prevented that.

With Furjan soldiers slaying, a significant population of Sirt appears ready to join the revolution as it approaches. #Libya


The humiliating defeat of the Saadi brigade today in Ras Lanuf also helps increase probability of uprising in Sirt.

Previously, there were voices calling to completely avoid attacking Sirt, afraid that a bloody tribal battle will ensue

But with these new revelations, it seems that an approach by revolutionary forces towards Sirt may tip the city over to the uprising.

This is significant because revolutionary forces are reported to be within 150 kms from Sirt right now. #Libya
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:20 PM
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43. some very, very critical news from the central region >>>> Pt 3
iyad_elbaghdadi Iyad El-Baghdadi
If Sirt would join the revolution, it would be a game changer, allowing free movement from the east to the west, esp. Misurata. #Libya
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This particular piece of news was revealed by an Aljazeera guest earlier who is a member of the national council

I need to explain something about the tribal makeup of Libyan society. I must make it clear that all consider themselves one nation.

A "tribe" here is simply a unit of social organization, not a "nation within a nation" diverting allegiance away from #Libya.

Hence in much of the Arab world, you belong to a family, which belongs to a clan, to a tribe, to a nation.
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sasha031 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:39 PM
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51. interesting
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JanDutchy Donating Member (593 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:54 PM
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55. So: a tribe is always a part of a whole community?
Or are there different political interests, which lose the sight of the interest of the whole community.
After a lot of speaking and negotiations?

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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:06 PM
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34. New Footage- Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters in #Tajoura
feb17libya Feb17Libya
BREAKING News: New Footage- Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters in #Tajoura #Tripoli http://bit.ly/eTcUcj @feb17libya #Feb17 #libya
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New Footage: Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters in Tripoli

VIDEOS here: http://feb17.info/media/breaking-news-revolutionaries-f... /


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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:07 PM
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35. AsSaadi Tabouli battalion responsible for attacks in Ras Lanuf today
LibyaFeb17_com LibyaFeb17.com
BREAKING: AsSaadi Tabouli battalion responsible for attacks in Ras Lanuf today - #feb17 #libya - libyafeb17.com/2011/03/breaki
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20:52 BREAKING from Al Manara Media: Reports have come to Al Manara Media that the battalion responsible for the attacks in Ras Lanuf today is a security battalion known as the Saadi Tabouli battlion whose headquarters are 20km south of the city of Sirt and that the battalion had fled after losing the battle to the headquarters of the Reconnaissance Battalion in the city of Sirt. Before withdrawing, the battlion killed 20 young men who refused orders to shoot at the protesters. It is thought that these young men are from the tribe of Forjan who were brought from a military training centre and used as human shields.
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:11 PM
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37. AFP: sources in the Libyan government denies #Brega toppling at the hands of revolutionaries
feb17voices Feb 17 voices
Al Arabiya now reporting: AFP: sources in the Libyan government denies #Brega toppling at the hands of revolutionaries. #Libya
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And everything in Libya is calm and rosy too. It's all a *joke*.
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:13 PM
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38. #Iraq Video from the Iraq demonstration where protesters are being shot at
AliveIn Stories from MENA
#Iraq Video from the Iraq demonstration where protesters are being shoot at http://bit.ly/hybego (Mar 4)
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Video from the Iraq demonstration where protesters are being shoot at

on MARCH 4, 2011

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efi5LORM7Nc
An amateur video shot of protests that took place on February 25th. The protesters take on fire and and stun grenades. The video was shot using a mobile phone and is in different areas throughout Baghdad.

PJ @statedepartment. What's up? Call me.
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:14 PM
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40. #Egypt: ongoing clashes @ HQ of State Security Police in Alexandria, protesters trying 2 storm it
3arabawy Hossam عمو حسام
There has been ongoing clashes around the HQ of State Security Police in Alexandria, with protesters trying to storm it. #Jan25
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:16 PM
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42. army has disappeared. Cntrl Security Forces surrendered. SS agents in building shooting live ammo
3arabawy Hossam عمو حسام
The army has disappeared. And now the Central Security Forces has surrendered. There are SS agents inside building shooting live ammo. #alex
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:22 PM
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44. SS building in Fara'na, #Alexandria, under siege is one of the most notorious torture centers
3arabawy Hossam عمو حسام
The SS building in Fara'na, #Alexandria, under siege is one of the most notorious torture centers. #police #Jan25
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Brick by break, tear that monstrosity down please.
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:15 PM
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41. Air strikes on artillery storage locations in Benina & Rajma near Benghazi

libyanfsl Libya NFSL
Air strikes on artillery storage locations in Benina & Rajma near Benghazi #Feb17 #Libya
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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 02:15 PM
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59. LIBYA HURRA -- !!
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:26 PM
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45. some Ras Lanuf residents are armed and on the streets protect the city entrances
feb17voices Feb 17 voices
AJA reporter: some Ras Lanuf residents are armed and on the streets protect the city entrances #Libya
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:29 PM
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46. Reuters Ras Lanuf video
Edited on Fri Mar-04-11 01:30 PM by Catherina
http://www.reuters.com/resources_v2/flash/video_embed.s...


News of the fighting pushed up U.S. crude prices to their highest levels since September 2008, and Brent crude futures for April delivery rose $1.36 to $116.17 a barrel.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/03/04/us-libya-prot...


Just thought I'd throw that in. The Stock Market needs to go.
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:32 PM
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47. Man leaves Saif #G a mssg "So you ransacked my Tripoli office. We'll soon wipe its floor w\ ur face"
iyad_elbaghdadi Iyad El-Baghdadi
Man leaves Saif #Gaddafi a message: So you ransacked my Tripoli office. We'll soon wipe its floor with your face: http://j.mp/fnVP47 #Libya
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Video in Arabic
https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=108044122609...
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:34 PM
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48. Ras Lanuf now flies the independence flag, but great # of injuries & limited medical supplies
yad_elbaghdadi Iyad El-Baghdadi
Ras Lanuf now flies the independence flag. But there is a great number of injuries and limited medical supplies in the city. #Libya
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:35 PM
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49. AJA in Ras Lanuf: now confirming that revolutionaries are likely to continue on towards Sirt.
iyad_elbaghdadi Iyad El-Baghdadi
AJA reporter in Ras Lanuf now confirming that revolutionaries are likely to continue on towards Sirt. #Libya
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steve2470 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:38 PM
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50. k&r nt
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 01:41 PM
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53. Part 8 here
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