2011/03/16

Bah bah rain and

 Bah Bah rain and these other gangster feudal monarchies are like bad neighbours, Bad neighborhood,s thugs, like the bums in Libya


And since the Arab league has condemned Libya and no longer recognizes its sovereignty why
dont'   they do something ?__ Well, for one  Look at them more than half of them are fiefdoms. Ragged monstrosities of tyranny. 


Does a dictator help another dictator's victims? 
Will the Egyptian army roll up and help?__ Dream on! 




Yes yes there is , from what I've read some help being given at the Border of Egypt and Libya, __ But will the Eygtian army or air force intervene?
Don't hold your breath
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The Sauds!__ this cruel country is probably counting the hours to   see the Lebanese revolt crumble...   .. and   ha The Lebanese!  
THe Syrians,__ another thugdom
The Iraqis?__ a crumbling mess, a pottage of ruins and merciless death daily  ... .


And Yemen! and Morocco? And Tunisia? 




The Tunisians are helping 
  those fleeing into their country.


But for an Arab  State to work together in solidarity to bring aid and sustenance to the Libyans fighting  hourly? Howso? I wait to see this as I am sure thousands of others do too.


 Dream on Miracle worker.


Where are the long lines of help one would expect?  There are none. One can expect none.


Hourly the gangsters the 'loyalists'  of Libya's tyrant head East letting blood and killing causing mayhem  God help those people  in Benghazi. If their enemies  arrive  with their 'onslaught' machine..


The revolutionaries  have found a common soul this is their courage and strength even their beauty.  


   ----------------------------- Th e Palestinians know all about this , they understand what it means to be abandoned.
Again and again.


This is what gangster Gadahaffi is counting  on




 THe lack of will and guts, courage and strength to stand up and help one's neighbors ....




And yet one is not surprised; The Arabs as a people are no lesser or more close and loving to one another than Europeans are. THere is no soul that spans across that reaches in self help to  nourish other neighborhoods of itself.  They merely co-exist.




But let me correct myself ________________
---------------------------------------------------- On the other hand,
The  people in the picture below are neighbors. It is a  neighbor who comes to the assistance of others. Not states or countries. More and more I suspect that countries whatever that is, and States whatever they are, don't exist. That what the word country meant has long been forgotten, and that States are actually Monsters. From Outer Space. Alien-nation. Grip griffins killing the earth and its people who may once have had countries that they lived in. The great star moves, and the earth shatters into a billion bits. These people demonstrating are perhaps neighbors. Work on the concept of neighbor.



http://blogs.aljazeera.net/africa/2011/03/16/students-fight-their-rights-egypt

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Unlike the brave  men and women resisting this tyranny the  

Government forces are monsters. Killing and driving fear into the heart of people. These are the ones that ought to be sent into Outer Space. 


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This is the live blog from Libya 

  • 10:23pm
    Updates from Misurata now, where pro-democracy fighters say they are holding their ground against an assault by pro-Gaddafi troops.
    "The fighters have defeated Gaddafi's forces from the southern and western side (of the city)," a resident, who gave his name as Mohammed, told Reuters by telephone.
    "The shelling on the city stopped and the rebels have captured some tanks. The battle is continuing on the eastern side, but it is not a heavy one."

    Residents say that pro-Gaddafi forces had begun pounding the city at about 7:00am local 


    time with tanks, artillery and rockets. 
    "They are trying to enter the city. I do not think 
    they will be able to do it, at least not today," a 

    pro-democracy fighter said.
    State television meanwhile appealed to the people of Misurata to support pro-Gaddafi security forces.

http://blogs.aljazeera.net/live/africa/libya-live-blog-march-16
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Pro-democracy activists say


they have taken control of the


Anwar Afriqiya oil tanker, a




ship carrying 25,000 tons of fuel, in the waters off Tobruk.



[Picture: AFP]

anjucomet

  1. Hope and Fear with #Libya's Rebels, my piece in @theindypendenthttp://is.gd/HDhG6t
  2. moving video (arabic) on 1 of those tortured by #egypt's military on Mar 9 Ramy Essam, singer of the revolution.http://is.gd/yQHdRI
  3. open letter to #egypt's military leadership re: last week's brutal "clearing" of #tahrir http://is.gd/qd4YgJ
http://www.indypendent.org/2011/03/15/hope-and-fear-with-libyas-rebels/---------------------------Hospitals in the East are reeling from the flood of patients bearing wounds from heavy-caliber weapons. 

One doctor in Al-Bayda, who had been in Gaza during Israel’s Operation Cast Lead, described the scale of the injuries during the first few days of the uprising as similar to what he had witnessed in Gaza. 

As the casualties rise in the besieged towns of the West as well as the frontline towns in the East, some estimates place the numbers of dead in the thousands.



This is the context in which Libyans are calling for a no-fly zone. 

They know full well that a no-fly zone won’t necessarily clinch the battle for them and could backfire. 


Like the courageous protesters throughout North Africa and the Middle East, they want the victory to be their own, achieved without outside help. 


Everywhere in the East, large banners oppose foreign military intervention. But as the death toll rises, the Libyan call for a no-fly zone is a desperate attempt to buy time.


The anti-imperialist arguments against imposing a no-fly zone are many and convincing. 

Given the appalling track records of those within the United States and Europe who are loudest in their calls for intervention, 


it might be tempting to dismiss those inside Libya who are calling for a no-fly zone as naïve, or worse, stooges of U.S. empire. 

But the challenge for those who oppose Western intervention is how to show meaningful solidarity with a people engaged in a nationwide struggle for liberation.


 In the words of one Benghazi resident I spoke to: “What’s happening today here in Libya and across the Arab world 

is a struggle to achieve the real end of colonialism, to finally rid 

ourselves of authoritarian rulers who are unaccountable to their 


people and have been propped up by foreign powers.”


Anjali Kamat is an independent radio and print journalist and a producer for Democracy Now!.
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