Gaddafi’s Widow Demands Thorough Investigation of His Murder

Muammar Gaddafi’s widow Safia Farkash (Photo by EPA)


The Voice of Russia has received a letter from Muammar Gaddafi’s widow Safia Farkash, which is in fact a proclamation addressed to the entire world. Safia Farkash is spreading this letter through her sister Fatima.

“In the memory of NATO’s aggression against my country, which turned Libya into chaos, and in the memory of my husband, whom I consider to be a martyr, my dear son and the people who were with them on October 20, 2011, when NATO air forces shelled the cortege of Libya’s leader, and then, their wounded bodies were butchered by a crowd of people whom I can call no other way than criminals.

What this crowd did to my husband and my son cannot be justified from the point of view of any religion. But I also consider it to be a no lesser crime that the remains of these martyrs are still being hid from their relatives, which is something unprecedented in the entire history.

I demand that all the members of the UN Security Council, the European Union and everyone who has direct or indirect connection with this murder must tell where the remains of these martyrs are and allow their relatives to bury them in a proper way.

I also demand that the African Union, of which Muammar Gaddafi was a founder, should investigate into the murder of him and all the people who were with him on that day.

I demand that the world community should help me to come in touch with my son Saif al-Islam, who has been isolated from all members of our family from the moment of his arrest. Saif’s only “crime” is that he has warned that this revolution can only lead Libya to a chaos – which is something that we are witnessing now.

Saif al-Islam has always been concerned about the situation with human rights in Libya. He has taken many former radical Islamists from American and European prisons and persuaded them to become law-abiding citizens. Many of them have promised him that they would never come back to terrorist activities. But now, some of the people whom Saif has saved from prison are demanding that he should be executed.

Two years after the barbarous murder of my husband, my son and their associates, I am demanding that my voice – the voice of an exiled widow of a country’s leader and a mother – must be heard.”

The slain Muammar Gaddafi (Photo by EPA)


Source The Voice of Russia

Related: Libya was Africa’s Most Prosperous Democracy | On the Legacy of Muammar Qaddafi | Why Gadhafi Must Die! | Libya: Who Runs This Place? | Libya: Two Years of Chaos

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