Libyan Rebels Put a Bounty on Gaddafi’s Head

Libyan Rebels Put a Bounty on Gaddafi's Head
1.7 Million Dollars for His Head
for his head only!
Call Now!

Victor Nieto is a cartoonist in Venezuela.  His cartoons frequently appear in Aporrea and Rebelión among other sites.  Translation by Yoshie Furuhashi (@yoshiefuruhashi | yoshie.furuhashi [at]  Cf. As’ad AbuKhalil, “The Turns of History in the Middle East” (Angry Arab News Service, 25 August 2011); Nic Robertson and Paul Cruickshank, “Islamic Militants among Prisoners Freed from Libyan Jail” (CNN, 26 August 2011).

A video uploaded onto LiveLeak on 30 March 2011, captioned as “African Mercenary Harshly Executed by Libyans in Benghazi, Warning: Graphic.”  No evidence exists that the executed man was a mercenary (nor have there been confirmed cases of Gaddafi’s use of private mercenaries, whereas the Libyan rebels’ own use of mercenaries is well documented).

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