Posts Tagged ‘Maria Finoshina’

Syria gears up for referendum

Saturday, February 25, 2012 Comments off

War-torn Syria is gearing up for an unprecedented referendum on a new draft constitution that would put an end to five decades of single-party rule. But the opposition is calling on the population to boycott the vote, which is set for Sunday. Read more…

Tortured freedom: Libya’s new rulers resort to old tactics – RT

Friday, January 27, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 27, 2012

Tripoli: A female inmate of the infamous Djeida prison. (AFP Photo / Marco Longari)

Despite the changes sweeping Libya, violence and bloodshed have not stopped. In shocking revelations, military and security forces stand accused of torturing detainees to death. Rights groups say Libya’s new rulers have not addressed the problem. Read more…

Libya:Tripoli claims 15 civilians killed in NATO airstrike + VIDEO

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 21,2011

In Libya, another deadly NATO bombing has reportedly killed at least 15 civilians in the capital Tripoli. NATO insists it hit a command center, but Libyan officials say three children are among the dead. ­

It comes just a day after the alliance admitted killing up Read more…

NATO operation in Libya is collective punishment – ex-congresswoman

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 15,2011
As NATO attacks continue in Libya, ex US Congresswoman and former presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney went to the country on a non-governmental fact-finding mission to see what exactly is going on in the war-torn country. Read more…

Libya:NATO attacks ordinary Libyans at petrol pump

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 14,2011

As NATO tells the world to prepare for a post-Gaddafi era, coalition bombs continue to blitz the Libyan capital. Gasoline queues snake through Tripoli with fuel in short supply. A scenario made worse with tankers a regular target for air strikes. Read more…