|Mr. TQ HARRIS|
Phone: 088 072-4514 / 076 54 0359 / http://www.tqharrisforpresident.com/
MARCH 19, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SUBJECT: COL. GHADAFI MUST BE ARRESTED, TRIED!
In light of the ongoing crisis in Libya affecting thousands of Libyans and other Africans as well as peoples from other part of the world; the TQ Harris Presidential Campaign calls on Liberians of all Faiths to offer prayers for an end to the reckless and premeditated acts of aggression.
We condemn in the strongest terms human rights violations against innocent civilians, including women and children.
We call for an immediate halt to the torture, arbitrary arrest and detention, summary execution and enforced disappearances. We condemn the abuse of women and forced conscription of young men and boys as mercenaries.
We call on the Government of Liberia to immediately recall our Ambassador from the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya as a show of support and solidarity for the Libyan people. And we commend the neighboring states for coming to the aid of the refugees.
We support the U.N. Resolutions-1970 that imposes an arms embargo and Resolution-1973 that imposes a no fly zone on Libya. We call upon the International Criminal Court (ICC) to immediately issue a Warrant of Arrest for Col. Muammar Gadhafi for crimes against humanity to include those perpetrated against the Liberian people. His complicity and tacit sponsorship of the 14-year carnage in Liberian snuffed out the lives of 250,000 innocent Liberians and left thousands maimed and psychologically damaged.
We call upon all students, civil servants, market women, the widows, opposition politicians and the friends of TQ Harris to observe 5 minutes of silence on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at 9:0’clock a.m. in memory of those who have lost their lives at the hands of Gadhafi. The moment of silence will also be to commemorate fellow Liberians who died due to Gadhafi’s sponsorship of the Liberian Civil War and for others around the world who have been slaughtered at Gadhafi’s behest. And we must not forget victims of the Lockerbie bombing and the downed Air France commercial jet over Africa.