Libyan assembly votes to follow Islamic law

TRIPOLI Wed Dec 4, 2013 8:04am EST

Vote counting begins in Libya's General National Congress (GNC) in Tripoli June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Vote counting begins in Libya's General National Congress (GNC) in Tripoli June 25, 2013.

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's General National Council assembly (GNC) voted on Wednesday to make Islamic Sharia law the base for all legislation and for all state institutions, a decision that may impact banking, criminal and financial law.

"Islamic law is the source of legislation in Libya," the GNC said in a statement after the vote. "All state institutions need to comply with this."

The immediate scope of the decision was not clear, but a special committee would review all existing laws to guarantee they comply with Sharia.

(Reporting by Firas Bosalum; writing by Patrick Markey; Editing by Mark Trevelyan)

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DeanMJackson wrote:
Here we have another secular Arab nation becoming “Islamicized” by the West! Why is the West causing chaos in secular Arab nations, supporting radical, so-called “Islamists”? Why is the West doing everything it can do in the Arab world to radicalize the Arab world and bring into being Islamicized” nations? Why is the Republican Party leadership in league with Obama’s traitorous foreign policy? Why isn’t Israel demanding that the West cease and desist in radicalizing the Arab world?
The answer is that the West (and Israel) was co-opted decades ago by the USSR & allies, which is why not one political party in the West demanded verification that the “collapse” of the USSR was real or a disinformation operation, such verification being critical for the survival of the West.

Imagine it’s March 1944 and the Allies receive word from Berlin that Hitler and his inner circle are dead, cremated, and the Nazi government has collapsed. What do you think the reaction of the Allies would have been? To pack up the war in Europe, demobilize the armies there? Ah, no. The Allies would have demanded that an occupation of Germany take place, where the Allies (1) could ensure that the Nazi government in Berlin had indeed fallen; and (2) prepare Germany, to the satisfaction of the Western Allies, to enter the pantheon of democratic nations. With that in mind…

The fraudulent “collapse” of the USSR (and East Bloc) couldn’t have been pulled off until both political parties in the United States (and political parties elsewhere in the West) were co-opted by Moscow & Allies, which explains why verification of the “collapse” was never undertaken by the West, such verification being (1) a natural administrative procedure (since the USSR wasn’t occupied by Western military forces); and (2) necessary for the survival of the West. Recall President Reagan’s favorite phrase, “Trust, but verify”.

Regarding the “War on Terror”, Moscow and Beijing tasked America to conduct the operation to ensure that while the USSR was in a “liberalized” and therefore weakened state, such a war would (1) create enmity between Islam and the West; thereby (2) aborting any possibility for an alliance between Islam and the non-co-opted militaries of the West against their mutual and true enemy…World Communism; and (3) create the image that the United States is a rogue state, invading/attacking nations with impunity, thereby setting the stage for a future “democratic” China replacing United States preeminence on the world stage.

Notice that Washington, DC refuses to wage illegal wars against China, North Korea, Cuba, Vietnam, Laos and Burma, all nations that persecute their populations in one way or another. Only Muslim nations are invaded? Why would that be? Why is the United States funding the so-called “Arab Spring” movements, but not “Communist Spring” movements in China, North Korea, Cuba, Vietnam, Laos and Burma (Burma is also a Communist nation; in fact, the fake dissident Aung San Suu Kyi’s father founded the Burmese Communist Party in 1939, becoming its first General Secretary, which is why Aung San Suu Kyi keeps her silence as Burmese Muslims are being slaughtered. Didn’t know those facts, huh?)?

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