August 23, 2011
I have been studying for my exams today so I have not been able to write an article as I regularly do. But I am morally obligated to write a short article about reports by journalists Thierry Meyssan, Franklin Lamb and Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya that they have been threatened with death in Tripoli by NATO and by a CNN employee.
Lamb, director of Americans Concerned for Middle East Peace, and author of “The Price We Pay: A Quarter-Century of Israel’s Use of American Weapons Against Civilians in Lebanon,” was shot in the leg by a NATO sniper outside the hotel he is staying at in Libya. It was either a warning shot or the sniper missed his head. But, thankfully, Lamb says that he is fine now.
Mathaba reported on these shocking developments on Monday, August 22:
In the morning, Dr Franklin Lamb, director of the Americans for Middle East Peace, who has consistently put out live interviews from his hotel room where he has shared gathered intelligence and information with the YouTube community, was shot in the leg by a sniper while cycling near his hotel.
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, a researcher, also narrowly escaped death from a sniper targeting him as he stepped out of the hotel to place a sign saying “PRESS”, and was additionally threatened by CNN journalists.
Thierry Meyssan, who runs the French VoltaireNet blog, said that from the Rixos Hotel, the order was given by so-called “journalists” from the United States to bring down Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya and Thierry Meyssan.
The website Voltairenet.org also published an article about this story called, “Thierry Meyssan and Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya under death threat in Tripoli.” An excerpt:
French journalist Thierry Meyssan has sent us this terrifying new on August 22. Spreading it is a way to protect both our colleagues at risk. We know the names of these so-called “journalists” who uttered the threat and their names will be released in due course.
Nazemroaya spoke with Russia Today about NATO’s assault on independent journalists on August 21, saying:
“There are targeted attacks, Kevin. They are specifically targeting the areas where international journalists are to sow panic there. NATO has done all of the heavy work. This is a NATO war. Make no mistake. This is a NATO war. They heavily bombed cities west of here. They bombed all night, without even ten seconds of stopping. They bombed this entire city.
NATO landed the insurgents onto the coast of Tripoli. They have no respect for the international press. I was putting up a sign on top of the hotel, I took the initiative to do that and write “Press.” And snipers shot at me.
I implore, I beg the international community, the real international community of the people, not the governments within the NATO alliance, to stop this bloodshed and to get NATO to stop [inaudible] this horrific attack in Tripoli.”
“Make no mistake. This is part of the same war that is being engaged in Afghanistan, in Iraq, and in Pakistan and other parts of the world.
NATO has bombed mercilessly in this country and massacred innocent civilians.”
When asked about the nature of the resistance on the ground to the NATO takeover of Libya, Nazemroaya said:
I was told right now, I can’t confirm it, but I was told . . that people are amassing in green square and other parts of the city, preparing up arms and ready to fight to defend this nation. I don’t know how it will play out. There was a huge, intense psychological war here . . [inaudible] . . the media has been deliberately involved here.
And since I’m on the topic of the media, one of my friends called me, who was told by a producer. by CNN, cause we’re waiting to be rescued, was told by a producer, by CNN, that “now, you’re going to suffer the consequences of your actions.”
This was a threat. This is unacceptable. CNN should answer for this type of behaviour.
It is a war crime that Nazemroaya, Lamb, Meyssan and other brave journalists on the frontlines in the war against oligarchical globalism are coming under fire from NATO snipers who are being ordered to target independent journalists because of their accurate reporting about what is going on in Libya.
Journalists were also targeted in the illegal Iraq war. The Bush administration targeted Al Jazeera reporters because they refused to repeat the standard political narrative about the war that was falsely constructed in Washington before the 9/11 attacks even occurred.
Nazemroaya told Russia Today that he and other journalists have contacted government embassies to escape NATO assassins, naming the Cuban embassy in particular.
These are true, real, and independent journalists who are being threatened with death in Libya by NATO terrorists. They report events as they see them, they are not propagandists for any side. Their lives are in jeopardy because they are honest and dedicated to the cause of truth. Right now, they are in the crosshairs of NATO snipers and the assassins of truth and liberty in the criminal Western media.
We must write and expose NATO’s ongoing crime against journalism in Libya. The state terrorists who run Washington and NATO must be exposed for the war criminals that they are. These devils are not liberating Libya, they are destroying it, as they destroyed Iraq and enslaved its people.
Remember, NATO does not represent the American people. Neither does the criminal axis of the CIA-CFR-CNN. These traitors run America. Washington’s machine of death and deception must be stopped. Israel’s machine of death and deception must also be stopped.
Intelligence spies who pose as journalists in the treasonous U.S. corporate-state media must be held accountable in a court of law for their actions against democracy, the rule of law, America, the U.S. Constitution, and international law. They are terrorists and liars, simple and plain.
CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, the New York Times and the fringe mainstream media don’t speak for the international community or America. They lie to the American people every day. They are presstitutes as trend forecaster Gerald Celente says.
Enough is enough. Millions of people have died because CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and other media outlets suppress critical information like 9/11 being an inside job. All they do is censor truth speech, marginalize public representatives of the popular will in America like Ron Paul, and lie for the state terrorists in Washington and Tel Aviv.
These media organizations are filled with CIA agents who are masters of fiction and creating fake political narratives. They are psychological warfare specialists, not real reporters.
They are not just assassinating independent journalists and killing free speech, they are assassinating the American republic and killing the American constitution.
Thanks for reading. Now, I have to get back to studying.
Update: For more information about Nazemroaya’s safety, read Bradley Bouzane’s article “Mahdi Nazemroaya in Tripoli. A Man of Courage, Committed to Truth in Media.”
The article quotes Nazemroaya, who is trapped in a hotel in Tripoli along with other journalists, as saying: “We are at their mercy. That’s the honest truth. We don’t have weapons, we’re sitting here, just waiting. We can’t take any action . . . so our governments and the international community has to take action to get us out of here.”
This article was posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 3:05 am