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September 11, 2009
Posted: 927 GMT

CNN's Nic robertson is in Libya covering the aftermath of the return of the Lockerbie bomber from a prison in Scotland to his homeland.
Watch as he is lead to a hospital in Libya for a press conference without any additional information on who will be speaking.

He filed this story for CNN's BackStory

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university rector   September 18th, 2009 12:29 pm ET

of course John A does not dare to comment, he is too afraid to voice his racist opinion

John A   September 18th, 2009 2:27 pm ET

University Rector as usual your unpleasant tones make no sense. Would you like to explain yourself?

How do you define my previous blogs as racist? Please try an educated definition and not one of your usual meaningless rants.
And what is related to this news item that I would not dare to comment on?

And University Rector why did you change your blog name from Dan Permann? Was it because Dan made himself look so silly and you thought you would return to this blog site with new name that pretends to be educated and credible. Sorry to tell you Dan Rector, your credibility has failed again.

Filipe   September 19th, 2009 11:19 am ET

John A,

No one needs to define your previous and ongoing posts as racist. They need no explanation. They only need to read by any civilized human being to be fully understood as racist rants.

M Ariely   September 22nd, 2009 6:29 am ET

A perfect example of the traditional Arabs double language:
For the west: misleading humanitarian reasons for someone due to die soon.
For the Arabs:
The message the Arabs are getting from the reception of the Lockerbie bomber in Libya is of a hero returning home. The government worked for his foredoom.
Libya is a totalitarian country. People cannot come to the airport near the airplane without government support.
The TV pictures the Arabs across the world sow was of many people dressed uniformly, waving flags, shouting appreciation slogans.
Lead by Kaddafi son, the next Libya's dictator.
His words to the bomber read by a mouth movement expert were that his freedom was on the economical negotiations with UK
Next the bomber was received by father Kaddafi.
All the above Libyan actions convey to the Arabs the message that the government is terrorists and terrorist are heroes
That the west is ready to give away moral values for economical benef

John A   September 22nd, 2009 12:27 pm ET

As usual University Rector, Filipe & Miriam gang up to make baseless allegations and fail to demonstrate their point.

There will never be peace in the Middle East because the Zionist expresses hatred for humanity. The Palestinians have suffered Israels hatred attacks for 60 years. At best America has done nothing, but usually America conspires with the Zionist by supplying weapons and vetoing Israeli prosecution in the United Nations.

John A   September 23rd, 2009 6:35 am ET

Filipe, I suppose you will define your constant personal attacks as civilized. I suppose you will deem it civilized to attack anyone who questions Israeli ethics.

Good for you Filipe and please visit this blog again when you have less free time. Thanks

Mordechay Ariely   September 23rd, 2009 4:43 pm ET

John A comment:There will never be peace in the Middle East because the Zionist expresses hatred for humanity.

Misleading propaganda Arab statement;


Following a few examples what they are doing against the christians.
The same they are doing against all non Muslim cultures.

The Christians in Egypt are persecuted by government offices, police, and security officials,hampering their freedom of worship, building and repairing churches, punishing Muslims converted to Christianity. Christians Detained after rescue Kidnapped Coptic Girls by Muslims

A court in Jordan ordered a Christian widow sent to jail because she refused to hand over her two young children to be raised as Muslims

Lebanese Christians once half the Lebanese population, now only about 25% of the population. Persecution and anti-Christian violence
have led to mass Christian emigration.

Saudi Arabia: All Christian worship is forbidden. Christians have been jailed, threaded with death, deported for possessing a Bible. Saudi
Muslim citizens who convert to Christianity are subject to the death

Sudan: The Muslim northern government has conducted a jihad against Christians in the South. 2 million people have been killed and
thousands more enslaved. Christians have urged fellow believers around the world to pray for them as church leader armed are kidnap and killed

In Iraq Militants kill Christians all over the country. Mosul Christians are immigrating in masses.

Iranian Christian women have been detained because of their Christian activities. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad "has said that he will eliminate Christianity from Iran."

Somalia Islamic Militants Behead Four Christian Orphanage Workers

Algerian authorities h ave closed half of the churches in the country.

Pakistan Christian girls were kidnapped,raped,and forced to convert to Islam. "You infidels have to convert to Islam or die."
A five-year-old Christian boy was kidnapped and killed

Filipe   September 23rd, 2009 6:19 pm ET

John A,

You asked the question- I only responded--and accurately at that!

If you can't handle the fact that someone might actually answer your silly questions- don't ask them!!!

If you fail to agree with your government's position of support Israel, you should address your hatred, anger, frustration at them. Your constant whining on the blogs accomplishes nothing!!

How is that for demonstrating my point ??

miriam   September 24th, 2009 11:28 am ET

John A,

I didn't notice any comments of mine here!

Zionism has nothing to do with the fact that a convicted terrorist has been controversially released from prison and received a hero's welcome back home.

Never mind that a bomb was denonated on a passenger plane killing innocents on the plane and on the ground.

Whether he was involved directly or just covering up for the Iranians, he was convicted and it was an insult to the victims memory for his release to be celebrated.

John A   September 24th, 2009 7:22 pm ET

Mordechay Ariely, you present a nice example of Zionist hatred with your BS about Arabs. What is your motive to post all these stories without web links to the genuine sources of the news you make up. I know your motive, you try to create hatred towards Arabs so that the world lets Israel occupy their land and expand settlements.

John A   September 24th, 2009 7:26 pm ET

Filipe write: How is that for demonstrating my point ??

Filipe you failed to demonstrate a point because you did not make a point. You just went on one of your teenage rants again. Guess you spent too much time listening to heavy metal in your bedroom. Take a walk and get some fresh air.

university rector   September 24th, 2009 8:38 pm ET

John A

the lies, falsifications of history and propaganda you spew on these blogs, without a shred of evidence are simply amazing.

and when you are caught, you go on whining and complaining

One can only pity you

Watch everybody, now he will start to insult again!!!!

John A   September 25th, 2009 1:31 pm ET

Dear University Rector,You love to claim that you have proven people wrong, but you can supply no proof or reference to this.

This blog is about a terminally ill man being allowed to spend his last days on earth with his family.


1. If he was guilty and he is about to die, should mankind rise above terrorist mentality and show some humane compassion. Or should we sink to the depths of terrorist mentality and show no compassion?

2. Many of the victims families in England and Scotland say that they have never been convinced that this man was in fact the terror bomber and he may well be innocent. Americans who have been soaked in "lets get them dead or alive" anti Arab post 911 propaganda do not seem to be open minded. Do the Americans have proof of guilt that nobody else has?

university rector   September 25th, 2009 4:34 pm ET

Dear John

we have caught you so many times, they cannot be counted

but you always ignore proof and weeks later, when these blogs are taken off, suddenly remember and want the proof again

and now about the terrorist: no compassion whatsoever, he shoiuld get the same compassion as he gave to his victims

how many of the families believe he is guilty? he was convicted, was he not? Lybia sent him to stand trial because they knew he did it, isn't that a fact?

but facts are of no importance to you, right?

And CNN will censor this, as usual

university rector   September 26th, 2009 6:38 am ET


you did censor me again!!

Filipe   September 26th, 2009 9:51 am ET

John A,

Like I said-– you asked a question-- I answered it !!!

Once again-if you can't handle an honest and direct answer to your question-– you shouldn't ask it in the first place.

Filipe   September 26th, 2009 10:01 am ET

John A,

It really doesn't matter what if dome of the general public questions his guilt-they were not privy to the court proceedings and they were not the ones who were assigned to be the jury of his peers.

It doesn't matter what the Americans or the British or the Scots "think".

The fact remains that the man was convicted and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

How does allowing his release due his terminal illness satisfy his sentence???

The answer is simple-- It doesn't !!

If this guy was a Jew--you'd be screaming bloody hell about the injustice in world and lack of justice for anyone who is Jewish.

You're a piece of work !!!

Find something else to whine and cry about !!!

Filipe   September 26th, 2009 10:12 am ET

John A,

You're really too much !!!! You are absolutely laughable!!!!!

How can you be so serious about denying the truth when it is written !!!

How arrogant for you to expect that someone "post links" to validate all of their statements !!!!

For example:

Do you honestly believe that the Saudis permit Christian worship???

Do you not believe the penalty for the conversion of a Muslim to Christianity is death??

You're kidding right ???

It is forbidden to enter the country with a Bible !!!!! Even you should be well aware of this !!!

Everything Mordechay Ariely has been in news print and international news media publications-– you can choose to discount it if you prefer. That's your choice. But even if someone was to provide your belligerent self with a link to published articles-you'd still deny it as being fact because you just refuse to accept the truth!!!

John A   September 26th, 2009 11:28 am ET

University Rector, says "I have caught you so many times" but he can't find the evidence. This is hilarious. I do feel very sorry for you, your condition must be very frustrating to live with.

He then says, "and now about the terrorist: no compassion whatsoever, he should get the same compassion as he gave to his victims".
You do realize that this means you are prepared to put yourself on the same level as a terrorist. An eye for an eye make the entire world blind. Why do you want a world filled with hatred?

Then he says, "Lybia sent him to stand trial because they knew he did it, isn’t that a fact?"
No it is not a fact. And you might be shocked to learn that it is very doubtful the Lee Harvey Oswald shot Kennedy, there were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq and it is also a known fact (due to the declassification of secret documents) that America knew Japan was going to attack Pearl Harbor.

Obviously the University Rector was a Bush supporter and no doubt he recommends Sarah Palin as the next US president. God bless America and God spare us from the Rector!

Mordechay Ariely   September 26th, 2009 2:01 pm ET

To the people reading John A comments:
John posts inflamable hate propaganda.
His comments are lies. Exmaples:
:*there will never be peace in the Middle East because the Zionist expresses hatred for humanity.
**Mordechay Ariely, you present a nice example of Zionist hatred with your BS about Arabs

John doesnt like the simple trought

Spend 5 minutes on google search and you will find that the facts in my comments are only cut and pased from international unbised media.

John :Israeli hatred for humanity?
On the contrary- Israel is one of the countries providing the highest humanitarien help per capital worldwide.
Not the oil fabulos rich Arab states

Non of the many ME conflicts and peace in the region have to do with Israel
( naming a few: Jemen civiliam war, Shia versus Suna,Curds,Sudan, Somalia, Polisario in Maroco,Irak versus Iran,,Syriainvation of Jordan,Lybia invetion of Chiad,Chaising christians all over arab states,civil wars in Lebanon)

Non of the endless crimes commited by Arabs agaist all the cultures worldwide have any connection to Israel

And one final comment:
Despite the non stop wars and terror agaist Israel civilians, the vast majority of Israeli public doesnt hate Arabs.
Israeli education system promote human equality.
Unfortunately the Arab education and media is hate full.
(Jews are monkis, Fight the jews until all will be killed, conquere Rome same as Constantinopolus .. a endless list is available ),

John A   September 28th, 2009 3:08 pm ET

Mordechay Ariely I see you are to cowardly and dishonest to debate the facts. Your warnings about my blogs look like a desperate attempt to shut down free speech, so that the Zionists can continue to illegally occupy Palestine & Syria.

And Mordechay Ariely while you pretend Israel is a peace loving nation, why did the Israeli army murder 1,400 Palestinians civilians last December. Amazing how Zionist can wash innocent blood of their hands and claim to be peaceful at the same time.

p.s. Mordechay Ariely also uses the blog names University Rector & Dan Perman. Basically he is a fraudster who pretends to have support by inventing multiple blog names. Says it all really.

miriam   September 28th, 2009 5:53 pm ET

John A,

That's right, let every terrorist stay in jail until they become ill or perhaps simply old and then release them to a heros welcome to live their last days in freedom.

What about the poor victims who were denied the chance to grow old or even ill?

Compassion for terrorists?
There's no better way of justifying their actions.

Filipe   September 28th, 2009 6:17 pm ET

John A,

it's really rather absurd and appalling that you seem to on the band wagon to promote sympathy and compassion for terrorists !!!

But you know what They deserve what they get when they caught !

Too bad that there's not more of them getting caught ! Every single one of them who causes harm to anyone who have the privilege of seeing a laser beam from a missile focused on their forehead !!

university rector   September 28th, 2009 8:12 pm ET

and John A, here is a report that contains FACTS about your dear friends:

Hamas TV teaches kids to kill Jews

The two hosts of a Hamas children’s TV program use three different words for “slaughter” to describe how to rid Israel of Jews. The bear puppet Nassur explains that all Jews must be “erased from our land,” and the young host Saraa then specifies, “They’ll be slaughtered.”

Later in the conversation Nassur adds, “We want to slaughter them, Saraa, so they will be expelled from our land.” He repeats, “…We’ll have to [do it] by slaughter.”

Three different Arabic expressions are used to describe the “slaughter” of the Jews: “Manhurin naher,” “Nidbah-hom” and “Shaht.”

The following is the transcript from the children’s program Tomorrow’s Pioneers:

Nassur: “There won’t be any Jews or Zionists, if Allah wills. They’ll be erased.”
Saraa: “They’ll be slaughtered.” (Manhurin naher)
Nassur: “And just like we will visit the Qaaba [in Mecca]… everyone will visit Jerusalem.”

[Seven-year old Palestinian child on phone tells how his father, a member of the Hamas Al-Qassam Brigades, "died as a Shahid (Martyr)."]

Nassur to child on phone: “What do you want to do to the Jews who shot your father?”
Child on phone: “I want to kill them.”
Saraa: “We don’t want to do anything to them, just expel them from our land.”
Nassur: “We want to slaughter (Nidbah-hom) them, so they will be expelled from our land, right?”
Saraa: “Yes. That’s right. We will expel them from our land using all means.”
Nassur: “And if they don’t want [to go] peacefully, by words or talking, we’ll have to [do it] by slaughter.” (Shaht)

[Al-Aqsa (Hamas) TV, Sept. 22, 2009

university rector   October 1st, 2009 5:47 pm ET

John A

another one of your antisemitic lies:

why did the Israeli army murder 1,400 Palestinians civilians last December.

for you every terrorist is a civilian. then you are a terrorist too!

university rector   October 4th, 2009 8:45 pm ET

John A

where is your reply:

Hamas TV teaches kids to kill Jews

John A   October 5th, 2009 3:58 pm ET

Rector take it up with the United Nations. No civilized person believes you.

university rector   October 5th, 2009 9:49 pm ET

john A

what don't you believe?

you have never been able to prove any of your lies, nor diprove anything I posted

tough on you, but true

University rector   October 6th, 2009 7:00 am ET

John A

So you deny the facts about Hamas TV teaching children to kill Jews?

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