Posts Tagged ‘UN Security Council’

  • Sen Diane Feinstein’s reply to my message on Libya support
    Thank you for writing to express your views about international military operations in Libya.  I appreciate hearing your position on this issue and welcome the opportunity to respond. Please know that I support the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)-led efforts to enforce a no-fly zone and arms embargo over Libya aimed at protecting civilian populations from...
    by at July 13th, 2011 at 02:07 pm
  • Speechless at NATO inaction and undecided if leaders incompetent or lying.
    It doesn’t happen very often to me that I’m speechless, but that’s just where I am today. The tweets are flying with news of massacres in several Libyan cities in the 24 hours since the UN Security Council approved a No-Fly Zone along with all means necessary to stop violence against civilians, including military action. The Gaddafi regime keeps claiming...
    by at March 18th, 2011 at 03:03 pm
  • Head of NATO tells BBC “If requested, we stand ready to assist with our assets.”
    Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former Danish Prime Minister and current head of NATO, said in an interview with BBC that NATO acts by resolution of the United Nations Security Council. He explained that NATO is very aware of the sensitivity of Western intervention in that region of the world. He did add however that “if requested, we stand ready to assist with our assets.” I...
    by at March 5th, 2011 at 01:03 am
  • Gaddafi Human Rights abuses against women, prisoners and political opponents
    Gaddafi does not seem to respect that his people are human, much less that they have rights. His regime has a long history of human rights abuses.  Libyans have always known. Human Rights organizations have always known. The world public is just starting to get the details of the systemic human rights abuses that have characterized the Gaddafi regime practically...
    by at February 28th, 2011 at 01:02 pm
  • Saadi Gaddafi: UN Security Council travel ban will keep me from safari
    If Saif al-Islam looked beat, then Saadi Gaddafi had the air of a man who had thrown in the towel in his ABC interview with Cristiane Amanpour. When asked about the UN sanctions against his family, he told Amanpour that, “only the travel issue bothers me. I’m going to hire a lawyer.” He went on to explain that he has some hobbies. He likes hunting...
    by at February 27th, 2011 at 02:02 pm