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U.S.-NATO robbing Africa at gunpoint

September 9, 2011

by the U.S.-NATO Hands Off Libya! Hands Off Africa! Coalition

The U.S.-NATO Hands Off Libya! Hands Off Africa! Coalition consists of revolutionary and progressive African organizations in Ghana who oppose the U.S.-NATO illegal invasion of Libya/Africa and support Muammar Qaddafi and the Libyan Jamahiriya to win the war against U.S.-NATO imperialist military forces and NTC/Al Qaeda reactionaries. The coalition is organizing a march from Kwame Nkrumah Circle to the U.S. Embassy to demonstrate against the illegal U.S.-NATO invasion and for victory to Qaddafi and the Libyan Jamahiriya on Sept. 21, 2011. We are calling on all Africans in Africa and the Diaspora to demonstrate at U.S. embassies on the same day.

The great pan-African leader Dr. Kwame Nkrumah is called Osagyefo by his people in Ghana, which means “redeemer” in the Twi language. Nkrumah, who won Ghana’s independence from British colonial rule in 1957, was his country’s first president and first prime minister, and he was a founding member of the Organization of African Unity.
Fellow Africans, brothers and sisters of the media, today Africa is facing the most notorious gang of armed robbers in history. Africa is like the house. Libya is like the security door. U.S.-NATO bombing is like the robbers using a concrete block to beat open the door. If they open up Libya with their bombing, it will enable the armed robbers to enter with their weapons pointed at the entire African family.

Their aim is to rob Africa at gunpoint with AFRICOM (U.S. Africa Command, now headquartered in Germany) and NATO, pointing their weapons at every African with their fingers on the trigger. In Africa, the masses have discovered that when the authorities fail to take decisive action against armed robbers, they are usually getting something from the robbers, and the masses themselves must organize and take decisive action to take out the armed robbers. It is time for mass organization and action!

Economic motive

Kwame Nkrumah stated, “Military strategy presupposes political aims; all military problems are political and all political problems are economic.” The basis and motive for the U.S.-NATO invasion of Libya is economic. European and American capitalism has decayed into crisis and the NATO countries have a massive and uncontrollable foreign debt of more than $49 trillion, according to the World Bank.

Kwame Nkrumah stated, “Military strategy presupposes political aims; all military problems are political and all political problems are economic.”

America owes $14.6 trillion, the European Union owes $13.7 trillion, Britain owes $9 trillion, Germany owes $4.7 trillion, France owes $4.7 trillion and The Netherlands owes $3.7 trillion. And with their spending addiction, they all can never pay back their debts. This is the reason why they are invading Libya with international state terrorism using the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a terrorist organization, to rob Africa – a military strategy to solve an economic problem.

History of robbing Africa

These NATO countries have enriched themselves in the past by organizing an armed robbery for human beings – a slave raid – with cannons, guns and chains, using local agents to capture and steal millions of Africans from their families, tribes, nations and continent. They enriched themselves further by organizing a Berlin Conference in Germany, 1884, to invade Africa with violent armed colonization, robbing Africa for gold, diamonds and other valuable resources through the forced exploitation of African labor.

With organization, Africans have defeated the slave raid and colonialism.

With organization, Africans have defeated the slave raid and colonialism. Africa will defeat neo-colonialism, which Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah correctly called, “The last stage of imperialism” in the title to his famous book, “Neo-Colonialism the Last Stage of Imperialism.” Today, the front line is in Libya – the key country leading Africa to continental government and economic independence as a liberated zone.

Libya as an example

The Libyan masses own and control their resources! Ninety percent of all oil revenues in Libya are used to meet the needs of the masses. Every month, $500 of the nation’s revenues go directly into every Libyan’s bank account. When marrying, Libyan couples receive 60,000 dinars – about $50,000 – to begin their married life and start their family.

This house in Tripoli, bombed by NATO in June, killing nine people, including two small children, is in a district that has been the scene of anti-government protests in the past. But residents oppose NATO even more. “Why is NATO doing this to us?” one man asked. “This is between the Libyan people.” In Libya under Qaddafi, every family owns its own home.
Libyans have free education, free health care, free electricity, free water and every citizen receives a free house. Tens of thousands of Ghanaians and other Africans have gone to Libya for work and have sent remittances to their families to raise their living conditions. Libya contributed $300 million to buy a satellite for Africa to improve its telecommunications system and was preparing to contribute $30 billion to establish an African Monetary Fund to replace the dictatorial U.S. and E.U. controlled International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank (WB).

This $30 billion will be under the control of the African Union, which will end European imperialist economic control over African governments, to create political space for Africa to unify under a continental government. Libya has demonstrated a commitment to African unity, and Ghanaians and all Africans must stand with Libya in the spirit of Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah on Sept. 21, 2011, Osagyefo’s 102nd birthday, and MARCH ON THE U.S. EMBASSY.

Qaddafi: A great African leader and revolutionary

Muammar Qaddafi led the Libyan masses to forcibly remove the puppet of imperialism, King Idriss, from power and eliminated the U.S., British and Italian military bases from Libyan/African soil. He led the masses to take control of Libya’s rich oil resources, which were being robbed by U.S., U.K. and Italian companies, like Occidental, Mobile, British Petroleum and ENI.

Col. Muammar Qaddafi is shown with his mentor, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, in 1969, the year Qaddafi led the bloodless coup that ended the Libyan monarchy of King Idris.
Qaddafi wrote “The Green Book” and the “Third Universal Theory” to develop an ideology which guides the Libyan people and serves as an example for Africans and people of the world to create a just and righteous society, based on right principles and independent thinking from their culture and history. This is similar to Nkrumah writing his book, “Consciencism: philosophy and ideology for decolonization,” in which Nkrumah stated, “Practice without thought is blind; thought without practice is empty.”

Qaddafi, like Nkrumah, is a great African thinker! Qaddafi stepped down as head of state in Libya in 1977 to cede full power to the Libyan masses over their political process and resources through their People’s Congresses and People’s Committees with direct democracy.

The masses recognize Brother Leader Qaddafi as “Leader of the Revolution” because of his good works, principled life and full commitment and love for the masses of Libyans, Africans and humanity. Muammar Qaddafi slept in a tent and maintained his mother and father in a tent until every Libyan had a house, before his family would get their house.

He did this to set the example for the society. Today, every Libyan owns a house! This is similar to Fidel Castro, who began land reform by seizing his mother’s plantation to set the example for the new order and gave the land to those who worked on it. Like Castro, Qaddafi is a true revolutionary.

Obama’s Ku Klux Klan: Al Qaeda

The U.S., U.K. and France are capitalist plutocracies – ruled by a few rich. The U.S. is a settler colonial state on the stolen land of the indigenous people, which denied Africans, indigenous people, women and landless white indentured servants and settlers the right to vote for much of its history. Today in America, an electoral college of eminent private citizens votes for the president, not the people!

The U.S. president sends America’s settler colonial citizens to die in wars throughout the world against the will of its citizens. Today, the U.S. is fighting four wars. Britain is ruled, with no constitution, by a queen and an unelected House of Lords. Therefore, their crusade for democracy contrasts with their own dictatorial practice.

Britain calls those rebelling against police terrorism in Britain criminals while calling Al Qaeda in Libya pro-democracy forces. France’s Constitutional Council swears in the president of France, but when the same type of Constitutional Council swore in Laurent Gbagbo in Cote d’Ivoire, France used its military to bomb the Presidential Palace and sent French commandos to capture the Ivorian head of state and humiliate him and his wife, who remain in captivity today.

When Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi wrote the Green Book in 1975 to explain his political philosophy based on direct democracy in the form of popular committees, it was quickly translated into many languages. It can be read in English at mathaba.net.
This hypocritical behavior demonstrates how the U.S.-NATO can finance, arm, train and provide military air cover for Al Qaeda terrorists. They put a NTC (National Transitional Council) mask on Al Qaeda and instruct nations of the world to recognize it as the Libyan government, providing it with billions of dollars in bombs while fighting Al Qaeda in Afghanistan. Yes, the National Transitional Council is Al Qaeda!

They are the CIA-trained terrorist organization of Osama Bin Laden. They were initially the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group and merged with Al Qaeda in 2007. This terrorist organization is anti-Black! Obama, the U.S. president with a Black African father from Kenya and a Black wife and children, is sponsoring a Ku Klux Klan apartheid movement in Libya to murder Black people because of the color of their skin.

In fact, if the Al Qaeda terrorists saw Obama, his wife or his family in Libya and didn’t know who they were, they would be lynched, raped and tortured. White supremacy has massaged Obama’s head like a baby and now he has the mind of a white supremacist with the body of an African.

Obama is sponsoring a Ku Klux Klan apartheid movement in Libya to murder Black people because of the color of their skin. White supremacy has massaged Obama’s head like a baby and now he has the mind of a white supremacist with the body of an African.

Al Qaeda is Obama’s personal Ku Klux Klan. This means Africans in America and Africans throughout the world must organize to defend themselves because, like Malcolm X said, “[The house slave] identified himself with his master more than the master identifies with himself” and “if the master’s house caught on fire, the house slave would fight harder to put the fire [capitalist crisis] out than the master.”

Obama is a 21st century house slave leading an imperialist and white supremacist invasion of Africa and using an apartheid Ku Klux Klan CIA-trained Al Qaeda movement to commit genocide by bombing women, children and babies – and specifically targeting Black Africans for enslavement and genocide. The African masses must act now! United Africa is invincible!

Conclusion

From these reasons, we can conclude U.S. imperialism is using Obama’s Black face to disguise its imperialist and white supremacist aggression and terrorism against Africa. This is an attempt to knock out Africa’s strongest liberated zone and leader. It is an attempt to save the capitalist economy and system from its inevitable collapse through militarizing neo-colonialism to accelerate the exploitation of Africa with greater force. It seeks to fuel a full-scale invasion of Africa with Libya’s oil and crush Pan Africanism and socialism in Africa, which are Africa’s greatest weapons and the greatest threats to neo-colonialism.

These Black migrant workers are hiding outside Tripoli on a farm, hoping they won’t be found by “rebels” and executed as mercenaries in Qaddafi’s army. “We are workers; we are not soldiers,” they say. “We have no guns.” – Photo: Giulio Petrocco, AP
We Africans are confident in the victory of good over evil! We will win!

The African Union Peace and Security Council chairman, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, has called NATO a terrorist organization likened to Al Qaeda. The African Union has decided not to recognize the NTC as the Libyan government, despite imperialist pressures and threats.

This means the NTC is isolated inside Africa, divided and near collapse. We reject terrorism in Africa and we are calling on all Africans to confront the leading international state terrorist in the world today, Barack Hussein Obama, at his house, in every corner of the world, to stop his madness.

We will march on every U.S. embassy in Africa and the world on Sept. 21 to protest against the U.S.-NATO terrorism against Libya and Africa and to demonstrate our solidarity with Qaddafi and the Libyan Jamahiriya –authority of the masses – to win the war. We urge every African to join an organization working for the people. We must take our activities from mobilization to organization; this will make our unity permanent.

On the 42nd anniversary of the Sept. 1 revolution, leader of the revolution, Muammar Qaddafi, gave a speech. This is a small excerpt from the speech:

“The Libyan people will not surrender and will not accept to be governed like animals. There are too many problems between the traitors and NATO; the crusaders and traitors will be defeated too soon. You have to continue resistance. Tripoli, you have to continue resistance in every area; attack their checkpoints like they attack us.

“Every tribe should control an area in Tripoli and so should the youth. Make checkpoints in the streets. Don’t fear them: You are millions, so attack them from everywhere … Why does it scare them when Libyan people are listening to my voice? Because they are weak and afraid. This is a trick. All you are listening to are lies. It’s false.

“Let this war be as long as necessary ‘til we win. They can’t rule Libya because we are armed. They have to surrender in front of the Libyan people. They don’t have anything, only agents. The colonizers will not be here forever, this will be finished soon.

“NATO won’t protect those agents forever; they want you to be afraid because they are afraid themselves, because they can’t breathe. They cut off all communications because they can’t breathe. They made this plan to steal our oil and to occupy our land, so don’t surrender to those agents.”

Justice, a Nigerian in his 50s living in a camp outside Tripoli with 2,000 other migrant workers until they can leave Libya, had been stabbed and accused of being a mercenary soldier. He recovered thanks to treatment at a Tripoli clinic. “It's so dangerous that the men here don’t sleep at night,” said a young Ghanaian. – Photo: BBC
We will demonstrate at the U.S. embassy on the 102nd birthday of Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah, which is officially Founders Day – a national holiday – in Ghana. The day is on the African Union calendar of special events.

We are calling on ALL AFRICANS, South Americans, Asians, Arabs, Europeans, Indians and all people who oppose U.S.-NATO-Al Qaeda terrorism to demonstrate at U.S. embassies on that day. The march and demonstration will begin at Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra, Ghana, and proceed to the U.S. Embassy.

We will win the war in Libya! We will unite Africa under a continental government! We will take control over Africa’s resources by the African people with socialism.

Steps to organize a demonstration

1. Write a statement of your organization’s position on the U.S.-NATO invasion of Libya.

2. Contact other organizations or individuals who might be interested in taking action. You can contact those who have a history of such work.

3. Arrange a meeting to discuss and plan the demonstration.

4. Begin to educate the public about the illegal invasion of Libya by the U.S. and NATO.

5. Get the necessary permits if necessary to demonstrate.

6. Contact the media outlets which will allow space to educate the people about this issue.

7. Write and copy education materials to give to the masses.

8. Confer with organizers who have planned demonstrations in your area to prepare for the demonstration.

9. Recruit those who participate into organizations.

10. Contact all African embassies and send them your statements to encourage them to participate in the demonstrations.

Victory to the Libyan masses!

Victory to the Jamahiriya!

U.S.-NATO: Hands off Libya!

US/NATO: Hands off Africa!

For further information, email handsofflibyaafrica@yahoo.com or call 0243-573-387. This press statement was distributed by the Pan-African Improvement Organization, panafrimprv@yahoo.com.

 

21 thoughts on “U.S.-NATO robbing Africa at gunpoint

    1. american citizen

      there is no truth when it comes to libya , libyan people want their freedom from the dicatator and criminal GADDAFI , LIBYA may be in africa but the people are not from africa , educate your selves.
      finally the libyan people got real friends " NATO " to win the freedom. let me tell you about the wealth of libya for over 42 years libyans got nothing from it , the criminal GADDAFI has been squandering all its wealth on the poor blacks from other countries to exploit them and achieve his stupid and silly deams such being a KING OF AFRICA . I can go on and on writing about this MONSTER GADDAFI AND HIS CRIMES FOR OVER 42 YEARS AGAINST LIBYANS AND OTHER COUNTRIES COMMINTING TERRORISIM SUCH AS BOMBING OF PAN AM AND THE KILLINGS OF AMERICAN SOLDERS IN BERLIN DISCO…..ECT.
      LETS NOT FORGET THAT HE IS A CRIMINAL FIRST.

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      1. Mama Ayanna MS TCM

        He's a real pacifist compared to the historical and even most recent actions of the U.S. government in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq.
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      2. rpdiplock

        I take it that YOU have the evidence to support you 'suppositions.' Why do people like yourself re-heat and re-use the same, distorted and convoluted corporate crap, over and over again?

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    2. Ravnosky

      You are idiot and blind;just know that nothing last forever;there is a lie behind every war America been to.Tell me between Kaddhafi and Nato who who have more blood on hand.
      The same scenario like the slavery traite time;Ones you have heavy weapons wathever the other guy says dont count.Why dont you guys take it on Nord korea ooohhhh they have Nuke oh yeaah Kaddhafi have nothing same like Saddam we all know your game the reel terrorist are Nato;CPI ;FMI even Cia !!!!!you are stupid too.

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  1. James Padgett

    AMEN TO THIS ARTICLE! May the USA and NATO be soundly defeated in Libya in their inhumane cruel illegal and criminal "humanitarian intervention," which was nothning but a thinly veiled grab for better posiitoning with regard to Libya's vast oil reserves. The US and UK treacherously broke their word with Gaddadi – for he only relinquished his nuclear weapons program in 2003 with one condition being the US and UK would protect him from outside attack. How they lied to and betrayed him! In a far and just world, Sarkozy, Cameron and Obama would be tried for war crimes in Libya and be imprisoned for life for the up to 30,000 lives their bombs have killed and 50,000 more they have injured.

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      1. rpdiplock

        his own people … my derriere.

        If you believe that … you probably still believe in the tooth fairy. Didn't you notice the British and French agents dressed in Arab garb?

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      2. Ravnosky

        What about the mercs. captured ??? idiot;yes he was attacked by his own people push from outside;even CNT was created in one hotel in Paris You dont even know what you are talking about;So if he was attacked by his own people called rebels let him defend himself too what is NATO and allies bussiness ???just know that we are not the only nation that have satelite power anymore other people are seing what is going on around the world.

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  2. @tanclo

    Libyans should be left to decide things for themselves. As a first move, let us see NATO leaving Libyan airspace, then we can see where support really lies. While I can't claim that I know much about the situation of the ground, I'm extremely suspicious of any group inside Libya that takes the help of NATO. Furthermore, of all the leaders in Africa, and of all the states in Africa, Libya grew in strength after the Jamahiriya revolution and posed a serious threat economically to the continued strangle-hold that the Europeans continue to laud over the remainder of Africa. It all seems very convenient the way NATO has acted to attempt to stifle this opposition.

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  3. Mama Ayanna MS TCM

    EDUCATE, ORGANIZE, DEMONSTRATE WITH YOU DOLLARS. DON'T BUY GAS, DON'T BUY ANYTHING ON SEPTEMBER 21. WEAR AFRICAN DRESS IN SOLIDARITY AND UNITY!

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  4. Lance McKenzie

    The saying goes there are more than one side to every story, thanks for sharing this side.
    I remember KENT STATE.
    Information is power, keep reading and searching through all the disinformation.

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  5. Oekoman

    This writer is extremely talented and has hit the head on the nail. As a citizen of Europe and an economics professor I can unequivocally state that this article is one of the best I have read on the Libyan situation. As the failure of European and US capitalism accelerates these western oligarch controlled nations need new flesh upon which to feed and Africa is the unfortunate and obvous next victim. And the writer has correctly pointed out that average Europeans and Americans are also at the mercy of their police state oligarch governments. All workers of every continent. color, race and creed need to unite to stop the new world rulers complete their plan of domination over all people.

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  6. Bonile W Bigboi

    Thank you for sharing. I neva imagined this cruelty to happen in this time…some people aren't really human in this world, i admit that….****sadness****

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  7. Lied Von Der Erde

    "American citizen" has to be a CIA plant.
    This individual utters nothing but neocon propaganda.
    He or she knows nothing about Fossil Water.
    Google Fossil Water and learn the truth!

    Fossil water offered competition for those great democrats and free enterpisers known as the Israelis. Remember the U.S.S. Liberty? What kind of friends are these who turn on you and kill without mercy or conscience?

    Such vapourings are so typical of the rotting imperial corporatists of American Free Enterprise.

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  8. ppipa

    You can't before the human watch dog bodies all over Libya, no one is reporting about the on going massacre of Blacks there. US/NATO has decided to deliberately massacre the blacks in an Operation Code named "Wipe Black Out"
    We are back to the era of racism among another wierd ways. The way the US supported the apartheid government in south africa to murder blacks in S.Africa, Mozambique, Congo, Angola among other countries is the way its carrying out its operations in Libya. Blacks seem to wanted by USA whenever they try to go. Obama has turned into a Black Blood Sucking Vampire

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  9. Sad african

    Yes we all know history hasn't been good for Africa. We've been suppress, we've been sold as comoditie, we've been force into hard labor and yet we've been thought a dictatorship. But we doing the samething to our own people today. A country like LYBIA if well govern could be figuring amount the best in the world with all the resources they have and the same for most of African countries. So we have nobody to blame but ourself. When people feel deprive of everything they rise against their leader. Tell me who most of our leader's economie and defense advisor are; mostly European and American probably CIA . They not dumn like us their country first if you happen to desagree with them in anything the first thing they do is to FREEZE your access and you cook. And yet despite all this we continous in the same pattern. GHADAFFI deserve what he got and most of African so called leaders would follow him. Untill we are capable to govern our country this will continue.

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