Libya

The bourgeoisie tries to rebuild its state

A little over two years, Muammar Gaddafi was lynched by rebel militiamen who had captured him hidden in a pipe. The images captured that day are already recorded in history, symbolizing the end of a long dictatorship. The Libyan Revolution sparked a deep debate on the nature of Gaddafi’s...

England and Gadaffi: Dangerous Liaisons

Libyan people’s great victory against Gadaffi’s dictatorship has been helping the working class of other countries to get to know better their own governments. Here in Britain, Tony Blair, from the Labor Party, who used to make speeches defending democracy and human rights when he was prime minister from 1997...

Support the Libyan people to overthrow Gadhafi! No to the NATO intervention

Currently it is impossible to find an Arab country that has not been shaken by riots or demonstrations of protests. The global economic crisis has affected countries in the Middle East and the Maghreb. The workers of these countries who have immigrated to Europe are the first ones to lose...

Libya, burning and bleeding

On February 22, Kadhafi made a speech on state television. He denounced “16 and 17-year-old youths as drunkards and drug-fueled (…) who assault train stations”. He asserted that the rebels, tribal and bourgeoisie leaders  of  the eastern region who encourage them are the spearhead of a U.S. attempt to dominate...

IWL-FI’s solidarity campaign

Down with the Kadafi dictatorship! Stop the genocidal  repression! Full support for the toiling masses in Libya! Libyan toiling masses, struggling to bring down the Kadafi dictatorship, are suffering a genocidal repression. World’s working class and the peoples of the world must act right now in their support and so stop the repression...

A biography there and back

In order to understand Kadafi’s role, we need some historic references. In the early XX century, when the Ottoman Empire was falling to pieces, Libya was invade by Italy (1912) and divided into two separate colonial administrations: Cyrenaic in the East and Tripolitania in the West. Italy remained there...

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