Tigerman wrote:Libya militias, army torturing detainees...
Eh? Plus ça change?Libya's regular army and array of militias have been torturing loyalists of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi, several of whom have been killed in custody, human rights groups charged on Thursday. Amnesty International said that despite promises, Libya's new rulers have made "no progress to stop the use of torture", as Doctors Without Borders suspended its work in the third-largest city Misrata over similar claims.
We helped topple Gaddafi for this?Christopher Stokes of Médecins sans Frontières wrote:Our role is to provide medical care to war casualties and sick detainees, not to repeatedly treat the same patients between torture sessions.
This is why New War doesn't work. It simply invites chaos. It's ALMOST stupid to say it invites chaos at no cost to the far superior military powers.
OT: I heard that Iraq was getting more dictatorial again...if it's true, thank god.