published Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Mass grave is latest Libyan horror

It seems that the North African country of Libya, too long ruled by despotic Moammar Gadhafi, is an endless source of horror.

It is reported that the remains of more than 1,200 prisoners who were massacred in 1996 by the Gadhafi regime have been discovered in a desert in Libya.

The victims apparently included Islamic clerics and students who opposed Gadhafi.

Considering the Libyan government’s role in the deadly 1988 bombing of a U.S.-bound jetliner, the evidence of this more recent massacre is perhaps not entirely surprising. We certainly do not mourn Gadhafi’s recent removal from power.

But man’s inhumanity to man never fails to shock us — all over again.

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nucanuck said...

Showing concern for attrocities is far different from foreign military intervention and forcing what may be an even worse political reality. Libyans should sort out their own government without foreign intervention.

September 27, 2011 at 11:48 a.m.
UjokinRIGHTQ said...

It is reported that the remains of more than 1,200 prisoners who were massacred in 1996 by the Gadhafi regime have been discovered in a desert in Libya.

Didn't America once praise Gadhafi? The same they once considered Saddam Hussein an ally?

There are mass graves America too. One in Oklahoma?, I think, where a University now sits on top of.

September 27, 2011 at 8:48 p.m.
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