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29 Years After the Massacre at Sabra Shatila: How Much Longer Until We Find the Missing and Grant Civil Rights to the Rest? | Counterpunch

NATO continues to hope that no one bothers to carefully examine what it has wrought here because no person of good will would accept its massive gratuitous carnage. NATO’s bad luck it that its war on Libya’s civilian population continues to be documented and it will be held accountable, at least in the court room of public opinion and conceivably elsewhere.

It was from Sabha, following the 1969 September 1st Fatah Revolution that Gaddafi announced “the breaking dawn of the era of the masses”. As NATO tightens its noose around Sabha, the cousin of the “brother leader” (as Moammar was nick named by Nelson Mandela in gratitude for Libyan support for the long African National Congress (ANC) resistance to South African apartheid), and his able spokesman, Musa Ibrahim, reminds his audiences that the deepening civil war in Libya which was forced on this peaceful people by NATO and its ill-advised rush for regime change, is just beginning.

Read more here: 29 Years After the Massacre at Sabra Shatila » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names.

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