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Dark skinned Africans biggest losers of Obama's war in Libya.


During his 42 year reign, Qaddafi tried in vein to become a pan-Arab leader. When that never materialized he set himself up as a pan-African leader. He even became a major patron of the radical black power movement in the United States. This included Barack Obama’s church. Obama’s “mentor” Jeremiah Wright even visited Qaddafi twice.

During the past ten years of Libya’s economic success, Qaddafi invited large numbers of sub-Saharan Africans to be migrant laborers and mercenaries in his national army.

CofCC.org told you five months ago that dark skinned Africans were being lynched in the streets. The “mainstream” media kept this a secret for months. Now it is so widespread that it can not be hidden any longer.

From Los Angeles Times…

For decades, impoverished young sub-Saharan Africans came to Libya to work in construction, hotel, car-repair and other blue-collar and service jobs. But Moammar Kadafi also avidly recruited poor black men, both Libyans and sub-Saharans, for his security forces. Government rallies inevitably featured contingents of seemingly delirious gun-toting young blacks waving the leader’s signature green flag. Rebels have not forgotten.

With Kadafi on the run, the hunt for loyalists has made all young black men suspect, vulnerable to arrest or worse on edgy streets where snap decisions substitute for measured justice.

These days, the world waits to see what kind of government emerges under new leaders: one based on tolerance and justice or on vengeance. The concern is particularly acute in Europe, where many fear that violence against blacks and others perceived as Kadafi loyalists could lead to a desperate new boat exodus across the Mediterranean.

“I had to run for my dear life to get away,” said Peter Mbanudo, 32, a Nigerian who recounted his narrow escape as fighting raged in Tripoli, where he said he worked as a house painter. “I’m afraid to go out now. They may catch me and lock me up. Or kill me.”

Many marooned sub-Saharan migrants are crammed into an abandoned former military base turned informal refugee camp along a desolate stretch of the coast. Now suspected of being mercenaries, they were once welcomed as a remedy to a chronic labor shortage in an oil-rich but thinly populated country.

The rebellion caused multitudes of African workers and their families to flee the country, many in rickety boats that capsized, causing hundreds to drown. Many of those who stayed have gone from trusted worker to suspected fifth column.

Many black men — perhaps thousands, no one knows for sure — have been arrested and warehoused in improvised jails in the capital and elsewhere. The rebel leadership has urged its fighters to treat the prisoners humanely, but amid the bedlam, independent monitors have not gained regular access to detainees.