NATO bombs the Great Man-Made River

Human rights investigations

It is a war crime to attack essential civilian infrastructure. 95% of Libya is desert and 70% of Libyans depend on water which is piped in from the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System under the southern desert. The water pipe infrastructure is probably the most essential civilian infrastructure in Libya. Key to its continued function, particularly in time of war, is the Brega pipe factory which enables leaks and breaks in the system to be repaired.

NATO has admitted that its jets attacked the pipe factory on 22 July, claiming in justification that it was used as a military storage facility and rockets were launched from there.

The Great Man-Made River

Libyans like to call the Great Man-Made River “The eighth wonder of the world”.

According to a March 2006 report by the BBC  the industrialisation of Libya following the Great Al-Fatah Revolution in 1969, put strain on water supplies and coastal aquifers became contaminated with sea water…

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2 gedachtes over “NATO bombs the Great Man-Made River

  1. Published on 20 Mar 2012
    *** Al Gaddafi is ALIVE! *** Watch out for our Video Evidence *** SOON! this week! ***
    Explosión de un tanque de agua al norte del Great Man Made River Bani Walid 13-03-2012 – An Explosion on the Great Man Made River -13-03-2012- near Bani Walid, GMMR – in Bani Walid sabotaged from RATS, – GMMR sabotato dai RATTI (you see the emense water fontain) The explosion left many Libyan people without fresh water for days!
    The Great Man Made River was build by Muammar Al Gaddafi with support of all Libyan people and got to stage 3 (out of 5), as NATO started bombing Libya the destroyed parts of the water system included the PIPE building company in Brega! The GMMR project is worldwide the greatest civil engen. project of all times! What is from more value, than drinking water??? Vist for more information on Al Gaddafi and the “Great Man Made River” project!

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