Libya: Shameful EU Policies Fuel Surge in Detention of Migrants and Refugees

A surge in migrants and refugees intercepted at sea by the Libyan authorities has seen at least 2,600 people transferred, in the past two months alone, to squalid detention centres where they face torture and extortion. The global human rights organisation accuses European governments of complicity in these abuses by actively supporting the Libyan authorities…

Imperial Road to Conquest: Peace and Disarmament Agreements

James Petras Internationalist 360° Introduction In recent years US imperial strategy has sought to lessen the cost of defeating and overthrowing independent countries. The means and method are fairly straight forward. World-wide propaganda campaigns which demonize the adversary; the enlistment and collaboration of European and regional allies (England, France, Saudi Arabia and Israel); the recruitment,…

In a Free and Fair Election, Saif Qaddafi Could Win

William Whiteman Saif al-Islam Gaddafi’s Mar. 19 announcement of his candidacy for Libya’s planned presidential elections was anything but surprising. It was of course seven years ago, to the date, that NATO started its 2011 intervention that led to the violent demise of his father Muammar Gaddafi’s government. Since his 2017 release from prison as…

Libyan Resistance Calls Upon on All National and Political Forces to Unite

JANA NEWS, CAIRO APPROXIMATE TRANSLATION The supporters of the system of the masses and national forces stated they were following closely “the compass of western projects conspiring to divide Libya into three regions“. Italy has been returning to its colonial past to break up the country that has been suffering in its struggle to maintain…