Human Rights Watch & CIA Report: Anti-Gadhaffi Rebels Engaged in Atrocities

July 19th, 2011 - by admin

Susan Lindauer / Federal Jack & Dmitri Sedov / Novosti – 2011-07-19 23:30:37

NATO & Al-Qaeda War Crimes In Libya
Federal Jack

(June 15, 2011) — This page is dedicated to exposing the war crimes being committed in Libya by NATO and the NATO backed “rebels” otherwise known as Al-Qaeda. The pictures, videos, and info are all coming from inside Libya, from refuges, civilians and independent (non-government) aid organizations. The only goal is to get the truth out about the people we as a country are backing and the real results of NATO’s continued bombing raids on the densely populated cities inside of Libya.

Below are videos coming out of Libya from Libyan citizens themselves and non-government supported aid organizations. They are very graphic and should be watched away from children.

FEDERAL JACK EDITORS WARNING:If you have a week stomach or don’t want to have nightmares for the next week then don’t watch the video. Do not let your children be in the room when viewing it and make sure they do not get the link to it. The video is disturbing to say the least, it is extremely graphic, but the truth about what is going on in Libya needs to get out. Beheadings shouldn’t be a surprise either considering we are backing the same people we fought in Iraq. The CIA were behind most of the beheadings in Iraq, it is not coincidence that these CIA controlled “rebels” are doing the same thing in Libya.

• Libyan rebels behead Libyan Soldier
• Libyan rebels Kill captured Libyan Soldiers and steal their weapons
• CIA fighting rebels
• Libyan Rebels sodomize captured civilian with a gun
• Libyan Protestors and Rebels hang and behead captured Libyan soldier
• Rebels force live Libyan Soldiers to eat a dead Libyan soldier
• Libyan Rebels Torture Small Child by Sticking a Pole Through His Body

[EAW Editor’s Note: We are not providing links to these horrific videos. Readers who wish to pursue this content may do so by clicking on the following link:]

Libyan Rebel Beheads Gadhaffi Soldier
And Other War Crimes

Susan Lindauer / Former CIA Asset Covering Libya

(June 15, 2011) — NATO has been pumping propaganda out of Libya to justify its “humanitarian war” against the government of Moammar Gadhaffi. Until now, NATO has succeeded in large part because ordinary citizens around the world have no access to direct intelligence on which to base their own opinions. As the former CIA Asset who covered Libya at the United Nations from 1995 to 2003 during negotiations for the Lockerbie Trial, I am compelled to break past that propaganda to examine actual evidence.

Responding to numerous requests, I am sharing primary evidence that I receive daily from sources inside Tripoli. Video documentation comes from Libyan refugees, collected by a fact-finding commission called “Global Civilians for Peace in Libya.” The fact-finding team includes Europeans, Africans, Americans and international human rights attorneys, who are preparing allegations of War Crimes against NATO. Judging from these videos, financial damages that NATO will be required to pay Libya should be stupendous, indeed.

Above all, it’s clear that NATO grossly misrepresented its arguments at the United Nations, in order to justify the sanctions, which authorized this military action. Clearly Britain and France trusted unreliable sources and bad intelligence from sources trying to gain power from the conflict. A more careful investigation shows that it is the NATO backed Rebels who are guilty of atrocities. Sanctions should be thrown out, and NATO should shift its military forces to back Gadhaffi in defending the Libyan people.

Never Play Truth or Dare with a Spy
The videos portray graphic atrocities by NATO rebels. There are two important reasons why NATO Rebels would commit these acts. First, in committing war crimes, NATO Rebels have deployed a strategy for provoking panic and confusion at the street level, where they must control the people.

They have frightened their opposition into silent submission. Ordinary Libyans can see with their own eyes that Libyan Rebels are all powerful, with NATO enforcers watching their back, and pro-Gadhaffi loyalists had better shut their mouths or face terrible consequences.

At the same time, Libyan Rebels have discovered a way to punch NATO’s buttons, and fire up the engines for the “Humanitarian War.” For some reason, the world is supposed to believe that Gadhaffi’s government — which has no history of attacking its own people in 41 years of rule — is suddenly guilty of the most hideous offenses.

Those of us who have studied Libya closely have opposite expectations. Historically, Gadhaffi has been so tenacious and protective of his people that he refused to hand over two Libyan men for the Lockerbie trial, despite years of UN sanctions. Gadhaffi knew the men were innocent, and would not get a fair shake in Court. Simply put, Lockerbie was a false flag operation to cover up rogue CIA involvement in heroin trafficking out of the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon, during the Terry Anderson hostage crisis.

A joint team of CIA, FBI and Defense Intelligence investigators were flying on Pan Am 103 that day, heading for Washington to expose the corruption, when the plane exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland. Libya got tagged as the fall guy, but like 9/11, the truth refused to die. And Gadhaffi refused to back down. He stood by his people, despite punishing international pressures.

Gadhaffi’s guess proved correct, by the way. In one of the most shameful episodes of corruption ever at the International Courts, the US bribed two witnesses at the Lockerbie Trial with $4 million pay offs. After both witnesses recanted and confessed to the payments, the only Libyan convicted in the Pan Am 103 bombing, Abdelbasset Megrahi, won a “compassionate release” from Scottish prison in August, 2009, ostensibly so he could go home to die of cancer.

Gadhaffi’s actions reveal a great deal about his character. As a leader, does he throw his people to the wolves? Or abandon them for convenience? Notoriously not. He claims the Libyan people as his own. He protects them no matter the cost to himself.

These videos are the reality check. Ironically, by claiming Gadhaffi’s forces have been responsible for rape crimes specifically, NATO has made a glaring admission that War Crimes are in fact occurring inside Libya. Headlines that Gadhaffi issued Viagra to fuel rape binges by his soldiers played very well on CNN. However former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney has determined that the only major purchaser of Viagra bound for Libya was the US Government itself, which handed out Little Blue Pills to older Rebel soldiers to energize them for battle. Judging from rape testimonials coming out of Libya, the US strategy succeeded in the most tragic ways.

The Bad Guys
These videos look awfully like Al Qaeda to me. But don’t take my word for it. Look at the evidence and decide for yourself. A warning: these videos are graphic and horrific. They’re posted at on, because it’s got hefty security around its site and rock solid courage to speak truth to power. will not back down.

The first video shows a Libyan rebel beheading a Libyan soldier. If it looks like Iraq, well golly, the highest percentage of foreign fighters in Iraq (and Chechnya and Afghanistan) came from Eastern Libya. Unhappily for NATO, there’s no avoiding that this video was shot in Libya: The men are speaking a Libyan Arab dialect with its own distinct accent.

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The second video shows several dead Libyan soldiers with their throats cut, lying in the back of a truck. The killings violate the Geneva Conventions of War, which protect enemy soldiers after capture. In the excitement, NATO Rebels encouraged a frightened on-looker to video the butchery and claim that Gadhaffi’s forces were responsible. Afterward, the man with the video grabbed his family and fled the Rebel stronghold. That’s how the video reached the fact-finding group in Tripoli.

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A third video shows gruesome footage of a Libyan rebel cutting up the rotted flesh of a dead soldier and forcing it into the hands of Libyan Prisoners of War, so they must eat it.

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It’s so barbaric that it defies understanding how NATO could have envisioned these Rebels as holding any leadership potential at all.

Rape As a Weapon of War
Worse than you thought, right? Most notoriously up to this point, it has become evident that Rebels are using rape as a war-time punishment of pro-Gadhaffi or “neutral” families that don’t automatically embrace the Rebel cause. In Islamic culture, the whole family suffers stigmas after rape, a sort of communal punishment.

Right now a team of female human rights attorneys are interviewing rape victims. Two rape testimonials and other eye-witness reports are provided here.

However these are not the most graphic stories. The problem is traveling hundreds of miles through checkpoints and bombs. By explanation, as of June 22, non-governmental fact finders are traveling 200 miles to video a boy who got castrated and both eyes gouged out by NATO Rebels as punishment for refusing to join their paramilitary unit.

Other video getting collected comes from a father, who describes the kidnapping of his virgin daughter from a pro-Gadhaffi family. After dragging her out of the house at gun-point and taking her to a rape party, NATO rebels cut off her breasts with a knife, and she bled to death.

Human rights investigators are waiting to interview a Libyan Woman from Zawia who survived a brutal gang rape that cut off her breasts. Miraculously, horrified on-lookers saved her from bleeding to death, when the excited Rebels ran off, firing their guns in the air. She’s been hospitalized, but she’s too physically and mentally damaged to handle the interview. International human rights attornies are standing by.

We urgently seek an American sponsor so this Libyan woman can undergo reconstructive surgery in the United States or Europe. On June 19, Gadhaffi soldiers fighting for Misurata rescued another rape survivor. The young woman had been kidnapped and held hostage for 20 days. Rebel forces gang raped her every single day, round the clock, until Gadhaffi’s forces broke through their lines and saved her life.

So much for NATO’s humanitarian mission. Clearly NATO has been grossly deceived, and should cease at once from protecting these Rebels who are monstrously abusive to the Libyan people. US tax dollars are training a New Taliban to intimidate the Libyan people into submission, while the West plunders Libya’s wealth.

But NATO failed to take into account the spirit of the Libyan people. Libya has a powerful history and traditions of resilience in defending its sovereignty from foreign invaders. Libyan families and Tribal Leaders are determined to seek financial damages from every NATO and Arab country that supports the rebels.

So long as NATO provides training, uniforms, military assault rifles, jeeps and transportation, ground advisers and air power — NATO will be forced to take responsibility for these crimes. Financial damages will come out of funding for NATO’s own citizens — out of education, health care, government pensions, universities, roads, bridges, you name it.

Patrick Haseldine, a British expert on Libya’s conflict with NATO, has calculated current British financial damages at $2.8 billion.

All of it begs the question why NATO governments should want to support these Rebels in the first place? Indeed, all of us should ask some important questions.

Should President Obama spend hard-earned US tax dollars from the Middle Class to finance this War? Should America assume the role of training Al Qaeda forces and function as Al Qaeda enforcers? While our great nation bleeds red ink? While Americans struggle to find jobs and fight off foreclosures? Knowing that our soldiers are exhausted from two other failed Wars — fighting these same Al Qaeda Rebels in Iraq and Afghanistan?

And why exactly should America prop up NATO, so that the British and French can relive their glory days of Empire? Is it worth risking our Empire and prosperity? Really?

These videos reveal a whole different truth. The CIA will probably get mad that I have released them. But good Intelligence Assets are supposed to deliver brutal honesty. We’re not supposed to hide ugly truths. We’re supposed to get information that leaders — and communities — urgently need to make the most informed choices in policymaking. It happens to be very, very ugly intelligence. But it would be wrong for me to spare you.

In my opinion as a former US Asset, the United States should break ties with the Libyan rebels and cut off financing immediately.

You can decide for yourself.

Susan Lindauer worked in anti-terrorism covering Libya, Iraq, Egypt, Yemen, Syria and Malaysia at the United Nations. Her team gave advance warning about the 9/11 attack. She is the author of Extreme Prejudice: The Terrifying Story of the Patriot Act and the Cover Ups of 9/11 and Iraq.

Libya’s “Freedom Fighters” Found to Engage in Pillage
Dmitri Sedov / Russian Information Agency Novosti

(July 17, 2011) — [F]rom the outset the NATO propaganda was selling Libyan rebels as knightly freedom fighters, and it transpires at the moment to what extent the picture is at odds with reality. The situation evokes similarities with Kosovo, where “freedom fighters” from the terrorist Kosovo Liberation Army, lauded by then-US Secretary of State M. Albright, mercilessly butchered defenseless people and even set up a network of trafficking forcibly extracted human organs. These days, Libyan rebels are treated as heroes by N. Sarkozy and NATO top brass, and there are no signs that the hypocrisy and bias will ever wane.

This story by Dmitri Sedov, political scientist and Strategic Culture Foundation expert, was published in the International Affairs magazine.

According to a recent New York Times article, Human Rights Watch released materials citing cases of gross abuse by anti-Gadhafi rebels in a mountainous area located in the western part of Libya. Incidents are reported to have taken place in the towns of Qawalish, Awaniya, Rayaniyah and Zawiyat al-Bagul seized over the past month by the rebels from the government forces.

In what appeared to be a series of reprisals against Gadhafi backers, the population of the towns was chased away from the places and the locals’ property was extensively damaged.

Two currently deserted medical centers and scores of local businesses were looted by the rebels. HRW also said rebels were beating suspected Gadhafi loyalists and torching their homes, while much of the abuse being directed against members of the Mashaashia tribe who are known to be traditional supporters of the Libyan government.

The information supplied by HRW resonated with audiences in the US and Europe, where the legitimacy and fairness of the military campaign which grew out of a fuzzy UN mandate and was launched to prop up the cause of Libya’s “freedom fighters” are being increasingly called into question. At the moment, it seems clear from the rebels’ conduct that a tide of retaliatory violence would sweep across Libya if the anti-Gadhafi forces prevail.

In the meantime, rebel officials are making awkward attempts to downplay the recent looting and arson in the western part of Libya. The region’s senior rebel commander Col. Mukhtar Farnana said in a follow-up interview that “the reprisals were not sanctioned” and even denied knowing any details of the incidents, but was at that point caught lying by HRW as, according to the watchdog, he was the individual who originally shared with the investigators specific information about the abuses and, moreover, conceded that those came as a “punishment” for collaboration with Gadhafi’s regime.

HRW quoted the field commander as saying: “People who stayed in the towns were working with the army. Houses that were robbed and broken into were ones that the army had used, including for ammunition storage. Those people who were beaten were working for Qaddafi’s brigades.”

Rebel conduct under the conditions of unfolding armed conflict predictably tends to be mixed. Some of the captured soldiers and officers from the government forces are being detained under decent conditions, given medical treatment in hospitals, and even allowed to see their relatives, while there is reliable evidence that others were beaten at the point of capture or shot on site. Several prisoners in Misurata were shot through the feet as a means to prevent escape.

On many occasions, journalists also witnessed rebels fire indiscriminately on towns held by the government forces, with makeshift rockets hitting obviously civilian targets. Gadhafi’s army faces similar accusations, but the flight of civilians from regions falling to them never reached the same proportions as that triggered by rebel advances.

A shocking instance where a crime had been committed by the rebels surfaced hours before HRW rolled out its sensational findings. In the zone between the Um al-Jersan and Qawalish villages, five bodies decomposed beyond recognition were unearthed from a deep concrete basin linked to the region’s water pipeline, with cloth bindings scattered around, which provides evidence that the people had had their arms and legs bound.

Judging by remnants of military uniforms, the dead had been the government army’s servicemen. Pistol and rifle cartridges were also littered on site. Local residents pointed to heaps of rock and freshly turned dirt where, as they said, other dead bodies were rotting.

Western comments drawn by the HRW report largely revolve around the argument that no party to a ferocious civilian conflict can be realistically expected to emerge from it with a spotless reputation. That in itself is true, but it has to be taken into account in the context that from the outset the NATO propaganda was selling Libyan rebels as knightly freedom fighters, and it transpires at the moment to what extent the picture is at odds with reality.

The situation evokes similarities with Kosovo, where “freedom fighters” from the terrorist Kosovo Liberation Army, lauded by then-US Secretary of State M. Albright, mercilessly butchered defenseless people and even set up a network of trafficking forcibly extracted human organs. These days, Libyan rebels are treated as heroes by N. Sarkozy and NATO top brass, and there are no signs that the hypocrisy and bias will ever wane.

Awakening even fleetingly the West’s hopelessly rigid public opinion takes a bombshell. Who knows, perhaps Serbia’s history could have taken a different turn if news had popped up at the peak of the Yugoslavian conflict that Kosovo Liberation Army guerrillas had carved up a European citizen and the extracted organs had been used for human repair in Italy’s clinics.

It would be unethical to hope that, maybe, some British volunteer mistakenly falls victim to a reprisal by the Libyan rebels, but, absent even a minimal amount of common sense in big politics, this is going to be an imminent finale.

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