"As many as a quarter of Libya's people died, many of disease and starvation in concentration camps, during three decades of Italian ... colonial rule."
The Arab uprisings: Endgame in Tripoli The Economist
"Italy ruled Libya from 1911 to 1943 ...
"During this period ten of thousands of Libyans died, many of them in the concentration camps built by Italians or by chemical bombs."
European colonial memory on sell: Italian-Libyan agreements and ...
"Italy 'occupied' Libya, erecting concentration camps dedicated to killing Libyans, lagers-gulags, setting an example for those in Germany and Russia, killing and destroying at will.
"More than 100,00 people ended in the primal concentration camps where many thousands died in squalid condition, chiefly through starvation or disease, perhaps one third of the Cyrenaican population."
Libya Payback: The Price Of Colonialism By Gaither Stewart
In 1960, Libya's income per person was $35 per year.
In 1966, "On the outskirts of Tripoli, Benghazi and Tobruk have grown upsqualid Bidonvilles where thousands of Bedouins, attracted from the desert by the lure of the city, live in houses made of shipping crates and lift vans, vainly waiting for wealth to come to them." Libya: Peanuts to Prosperity - TIME
Gaddafi changed things, giving Libyans free housing, schooling and health care.
BUT, after the 1969 coup, Gaddafi closed American and British bases and partially nationalized foreign oil and commercial interests in Libya.
The Anglo-American-Israelis have always wanted Gaddafi toppled.
Now they seem to be organising a new holocaust.
Tripoli under Gaddafi - Website for this image
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