November 20, 2016

Libya: Monkey pulls off Muslim girl's hijab; monkey and 21 people killed, 50 injured in ensuing fighting

Victor LaszloRebel Commentator
 

In Libya, a shopkeeper's monkey pulled off a Muslim girl's head scarf. This ignited a dispute between two already warring tribes, one of whom is Muslim.

From the Globe & Mail:

"There was an escalation on the second and third days with the use of tanks, mortars and other heavy weapons," the resident told Reuters by telephone, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the denigrating security situation.

"There are still sporadic clashes and life is completely shut down in the areas where there has been fighting."

Like other parts of Libya, Sabha has been periodically plagued by conflict since the uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi five years ago splintered the country into warring factions.

In the Sabha region, a hub for migrant and arms smuggling in Libya's often neglected south, militia abuses and the deterioration of living conditions have been especially acute.

From the Daily Sabah:

At least 21 people died and 50 were wounded in Libya in four days of clashes between rival factions in the southern city of Sabha, a health official said on Sunday.

According to residents and local reports, the latest bout of violence erupted between two tribes after an incident in which a monkey that belonged to a shopkeeper from the toppled dictator Moamer Gadhafi's Gaddadfa tribe attacked a group of schoolgirls who were passing by.

The monkey pulled off one of the girls' head scarf, leading men from the Awlad Suleiman tribe to retaliate by killing three people from the Gaddadfa tribe as well as the monkey, according to a resident who spoke to Reuters.

 

 

 

Comments
You must be logged in to comment. Click here to log in.
commented 2016-11-21 23:13:10 -0500
Poor monkey. It was just an innocent animal and didn’t deserve to die. It was also the smartest primate there.
commented 2016-11-21 22:36:36 -0500
Well, I’ll be a monkey’s uncle!
commented 2016-11-21 19:02:33 -0500
@shebel Raj….“I wonder what would happen if a goat chewed up a Koran ?” if the same goat chewed up a tin can containing a film reel…..my guess is he would say “I liked the movie better”………:-)
commented 2016-11-21 18:16:48 -0500
Attended Ryerson Gastel? lol
commented 2016-11-21 18:01:45 -0500
We don’t want to be slaves to ‘most’ dictionaries though, do we? My habit is to use ‘regardless’ at the beginning of a sentence, ‘irregardless’ at the end. This pattern achieves a smoother flow. Speech is not merely about meaning.
commented 2016-11-21 17:33:22 -0500
Nicky Butler commented 1 hour ago
“Sue… actually, “irregardless” is a word, and has been in use for over a century.”

Irregardless is a word commonly used in place of regardless or irrespective, which has caused controversy since the early twentieth century, though the word appeared in print as early as 1795. Most dictionaries list it as nonstandard or incorrect usage, and recommend that “regardless” should be used instead.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irregardless
commented 2016-11-21 17:26:22 -0500
I wonder what would happen if a goat chewed up a Koran ?
commented 2016-11-21 16:29:41 -0500
Sue… actually, “irregardless” is a word, and has been in use for over a century.
commented 2016-11-21 16:17:09 -0500
The democrats have have never been so enraged, since the REPUBLICANS freed their slaves. , that includes the Canadian democrates
commented 2016-11-21 16:04:01 -0500
Roger…you’re a nice guy, but irregardless is not a word.
commented 2016-11-21 15:17:33 -0500
wow, the stupidity of how things can get deadly. I mean for fuck’s sake a monkey? Really? And you are going to blame a human being for what a monkey did on its own accord. This is why anyone with this kind of mentality just needs put out of their misery. smdh
commented 2016-11-21 14:43:42 -0500
If people on all sides of the spectrum respected their fellow human beings this would not be at issue, it really doesn’t matter who started what, although it does matter that these petty differences should have ended long ago.

I will be honest enough to say that there are a whole bunch of asshats of every creed stoking the fires of racism today, our fathers fathers knew enough about freedom to set up the laws that said all people are equal and everyone had a voice, irregardless of what that voice is saying, but it is the liberals of today who have sought to malign those laws to create divisions to better rule citizens.

Some people have awoken to this fact, just not enough of them yet apparently.
commented 2016-11-21 14:30:02 -0500
“Like other parts of Libya, Sabha has been periodically plagued by conflict since the uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi five years ago splintered the country into warring factions”. Globe and Mail. That would be the uprising that failed Secretary of State and failed candidate for President Hillary Clinton initiated. Just saying!
commented 2016-11-21 14:00:08 -0500
bahahahaha wow there are so fryed over there over a stupid monkey come on people must of been some lsd in the water
commented 2016-11-21 13:26:58 -0500
BLM = KKK on Steroids

But that is another matter…

These barbarians killing each other because of a monkey does not bother me. Bringing that lunacy here to our country does,
commented 2016-11-21 13:26:58 -0500
BLM = KKK on Steroids

But that is another matter…

These barbarians killing each other because of a monkey does not bother me. Bringing that lunacy here to our country does,
commented 2016-11-21 12:39:54 -0500
Wretched must suck knowing you and BLM and ISIS support the same president. Ad blacks have killed and attacked more white than the other way around. Still that does not mean that they got stupid over a head covering.
commented 2016-11-21 12:37:54 -0500
wretched earth BLM has caused more deaths than the KKK. And the black panthers are worse.
commented 2016-11-21 12:25:03 -0500
Four Policemen shot yesterday in 4 different cities. I hate to say it, but BLM are begging the KKK to come back. White people beat up for voting Trump. Black women spitting in the face of white people that they don’t even know. BLM raiding and taking over private business meetings that have nothing to do with politics. If Blacks are peace minded and want to advance their cause, they should dissolve BLM.
BLM has moved to Canada, have you seen the thing that represents them?; she looks stark raven mad.
commented 2016-11-21 11:23:36 -0500
Rotten earth… Another biblical quote for you it goes like this
“pride before the fall”…
That means morons like you that are so prideful that they will not admit or cannot admit they are wrong eventually leading to their own undoing or madness. Even Sun Tzu says “if you make a mistake and realize it and go forward anyway that means you have already made two”
commented 2016-11-21 10:48:23 -0500
I’ve got a suggestion for Trump….Hillary should be appointed ambassador to Libya…wether she likes it or not…with the same number of body guards at the embassy in Bengazi…and the same proportion of them hired locals.

@wretchedearth Grand Kleagle of the Kanuck Klavin Kraig here….sigh….again….:-) You know whut.. try as I may to get the other readers of theREBEL …just love that name…to join me in a cross burning. I just can’t seem to stirr up much enthusiam….come on fellow REBELS….you can’t fool old WRETCHEDEARTH…and ya cain’t fool me neither….time ta git out the old bedsheets and burn that dang cross…..:-)
commented 2016-11-21 10:40:53 -0500
…yeah, and now the Klan heavily support Trump so don’t know what your point is. My original point was to show that there are barbarians everywhere and in any culture. Don’t forget the St. Bartholomew Massacre when Catholics murdered over 10,000 Protestants (Huguenots)
commented 2016-11-21 10:39:02 -0500
Wretchedearth….well then, that would make the KKK a Jewish organization. Why didn’t you say that in the first place instead of accusing Christians. I’ll leave it to a Jew to defend their religion. Who is this leader you say I support? Trudeau or Obama?
commented 2016-11-21 10:38:54 -0500
According to colonial records, the first slave owner in the United States was a black man.

Prior to 1655 there were no legal slaves in the colonies, only indentured servants. All masters were required to free their servants after their time was up. Seven years was the limit that an indentured servant could be held. Upon their release they were granted50 acres of land. This included any Negro purchased from slave traders. Negros were also granted 50 acres upon their release.

Anthony Johnson was a Negro from modern-day Angola. He was brought to the US to work on a tobacco farm in 1619. In 1622 he was almost killed when Powhatan Indians attacked the farm. 52 out of 57 people on the farm perished in the attack. He married a female black servant while working on the farm.

When Anthony was released he was legally recognized as a “free Negro” and ran a successful farm. In 1651 he held 250 acres and five black indentured servants. In 1654, it was time for Anthony to release John Casor, a black indentured servant. Instead Anthony told Casor he was extending his time. Casor left and became employed by the free white man Robert Parker.

Anthony Johnson sued Robert Parker in the Northampton Court in 1654. In 1655, the court ruled that Anthony Johnson could hold John Casor indefinitely. The court gave judicial sanction for blacksto own slave of their own race. Thus Casor became the first permanent slave and Johnson the first slave owner.
commented 2016-11-21 10:37:25 -0500
Wretched earth… If you care to do any work as opposed to believing what you make up you will find it was the Democrats that were responsible for the KKK… As well as another religious order that we will keep quiet for now
commented 2016-11-21 10:35:02 -0500
2 Chronicles 36:16
Verse Concepts
“but they continually mocked the messengers of God, despised His words and scoffed at His prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against His people, until there was no remedy.”
commented 2016-11-21 10:32:17 -0500
Jesus said “they mocked me before they ever even heard of you”
commented 2016-11-21 10:23:01 -0500
Don’t need a Jesus quote, The Klan subscribes to the Old testament and the “Glory of God.” And, now you and them support the same leader, lol.