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UN wants to protect the Libyan "population" (aka oil): Libya's oil pitch to U.S.A

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Uploaded on Feb 25, 2011

Replace "population" with "oil"...and we have a new war for oil.

"Libya: Security Council, UN officials urge end to use of force against protesters.

22 February 2011 -- The Security Council and top United Nations officials today urged the Libyan Government to immediately end its violent crackdown on protesters and to meet its responsibility to protect its population.
Council members "condemned the violence and use of force against civilians, deplored the repression against peaceful demonstrators, and expressed deep regret at the deaths of hundreds of civilians," Ambassador Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti of Brazil, which holds the monthly presidency of the 15-member body for February, said in a statement read out to the press following closed-door talks on the crisis.

"They called for an immediate end to the violence and for steps to address the legitimate demands of the population, including through national dialogue," she said.

Council members also called on the Government to meet its responsibility to protect its population, act with restraint, respect human rights and international humanitarian law, and allow immediate access for human rights monitors and humanitarian agencies."
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp...

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