Posts Tagged ‘James Wheeler’

  • Postcards for Libya – Love Heals All Wounds
    There are a lot of heroes in the Libyan revolution but also a lot of pain and heartbreak. Many victims of the war, civilian and freedom fighters alike, have gone to Tunisia for medical treatment. Some are children, some are women, some are men young and old – all have terrible injuries and are far from their families and support system. Family is so important in...
    by at August 3rd, 2011 at 10:08 pm
  • More Faces of Freedom Fighters in Gaddafi’s war on his people @wheelertweets
    The battle for Free Libya rages. These are more faces of the young men who are giving everything to make a new country of hope. American James Wheeler is there, in the hospitals of Tunis with them, recording their stories via twitter. Please see the many articles posted on sandraoffthestrip which recount the heroic stories of the bravery and sacrifice of these Libyan Lions....
    by at July 16th, 2011 at 06:07 pm
  • Ali, legs lost in Misrata, waited 27 days to sail in fishing boat to Tunis hospital @wheelertweets
    Meet Ali, an inspirational son of Libya July 14. Tunis hospital. Meet Ali, an inspirational son of Free Libya.  He’s a Misrata freedom fighter hit by a Gaddafi Grad on May 13. Both legs amputated. Ali said the Grad exploded at his feet and the blast threw him 10 meters away. One of his comrades was literally cut in half.  He waited 27 days to get...
    by at July 16th, 2011 at 02:07 pm
  • Conditions in Tunis Hospital for Libyan FFs by @WheelerTweets
    Live 3am. 1st floor of this private hospital in Tunis where many Libya FFs are patients. Raw sewage everywhere. Bad Live (3 am): 1st floor of this private hospital in Tunis where many Libyan FFs are patients. Raw sewage everywhere. Bad. Some injured FFs I know from Misrata, Zintan and Kikla are on this floor. I’ve been staying nearby recently, since returning from...
    by at July 14th, 2011 at 12:07 pm
  • @WheelerTweets “Freedom Fighter Stories” from Tunis hospitals – tales of bravery and no money
    3 Guys from Kikla at a tunis hospital. Rida (far right) says the pain is gone when I'm there. That's me, James Wheeler, the guy with the camera. Many of the freedom fighters are in a long-term care facility in Tunis. Libyan FFs here are the most forgotten of all. Lights are turned off to save electricity (expensive in Tunisia). Untended cleaning carts litter the...
    by at July 11th, 2011 at 12:07 pm
  • Brave Faces in Gaddafi’s war on his own people @WheelerTweets
    Mohammed 9 yrs old hit by Gaddafi Grad This is Mohammed. 9 yrs old. He was hit by a Gaddafi Grad while playing outside his house at 5 pm on June 5 in Zintan Libya. His left hand and two toes were ripped off in the blast. His face was pummeled. A piece of shrapnel remains in his eye. I’ll never forget the way Mohammed looks at his left arm and feels it with...
    by at July 6th, 2011 at 10:07 am
  • @WheelerTweets sends photos from Zintan Libya
    James Wheeler @WheelerTweets continues with his great messages and photos from on the ground in the Western Mountain area of Libya known as Nafusa. These photos were taken a few days ago in Zintan. Defected Libyan football (soccer) team getting off bus for their visit to Zintan. Crowd goes wild! Volunteer painters wrapping up their work for the day in the center of Zintan.   Map...
    by at June 30th, 2011 at 11:06 am
  • More @WheelerTweets pix from Libya
    James Wheeler standing in front of Roman ruins at Siffeet. Western Mtns (Nafusa). Siffeet. The damage at top of this Roman monument is all too recent. Courtesy of Gaddafi. Western Mtns (Nafusa). Drive from Yefren to Qalaa. Yefren. A view of the hospital entrance mid-day. Except for FFs, vistors outnumber town residents. Yefren Hospital entrance today. Lady on right in...
    by at June 22nd, 2011 at 04:06 pm
  • @WheelerTweets photos from Nafusa Libya
    James Wheeler at Bir Ayad on the road to Ar-ryayna Zintan Hospital in Arrusjban Jadu ruins used as lookout point by Freedom Fighters Jadu view Zintan bomb disposal. This one man personally neutralized 169 land mines! Jadu "barracks" for Freedom Fighters Arrusjban median Brazilian landmines - Khosha Arrujban girl besides Grad hole Jadu Freedom Fighters with...
    by at June 16th, 2011 at 12:06 pm
  • Egypt Youth refuse to meet Hillary Clinton
    Hillary Clinton continues to slide in her credibility ratings among the youth of the Middle East. The Egypt Youth Revolution refused to meet with her in Cairo, reflecting the disdain for her expressed on the twittersphere. Democracy-seeking youth can see through her hypocrisy and the BS and aren’t about to let her get away with it. She’s being pillared on Twitter...
    by at March 15th, 2011 at 12:03 pm