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Hacked Podesta Email Reveals Clinton Foundation "Coercing" Saudi Billionaire For Millions Of Dollar
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In one of the more prominent early Podesta email revelations, we learned that Sheik Mohammed Hussein Ali Al-'Amoudi, a Saudi Arabian and Ethiopian billionaire businessman, whose net worth was estimated by Forbes at $8.3 billion as of 2016, was one of the very generous donors to the Clinton Foundation ... up to a point.
As a November 2011 email from Ira Magaziner, Vice Chairman and CEO of the Clinton Health Access Initiative, sent to John Podesta and Amitabh Desai, Director of Foreign Policy at the Clinton Foundation, revealed, the "CHAI [Clinton Health Access Initiative] would like to request that President Clinton call Sheik Mohammed to thank him for offering his plane to the conference in Ethiopia and expressing regrets that President Clinton's schedule does not permit him to attend the conference."
To this, the response by Desai was a simple one: "Unless Sheikh Mo has sent us a $6 million check, this sounds crazy to do."
At this point, Doug Band, Bill Clinton's former chief advisor and current president of the infamous Teneo Holding Doug Band, chimed in that it probably is a good idea: "If he doesn't do it Chai will say he didn't give the money bc of wjc" an assessment which John Podesta agreed with: "this seems rather easy and harmless and not a big time sink."
… But Not In The U.S. Presidential Suite
However, there are indications that the cure for cancer may have already been found and that those who have it are keeping it close to their chests.
The United Nations today adopted a landmark resolution to launch negotiations in 2017 on a treaty outlawing nuclear weapons. This historic decision heralds an end to two decades of paralysis in multilateral nuclear disarmament efforts.
At a meeting of the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, which deals with disarmament and international security matters, 123 nations voted in favour of the resolution, with 38 against and 16 abstaining.
The resolution will set up a UN conference beginning in March next year, open to all member states, to negotiate a “legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination”. The negotiations will continue in June and July.
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), a civil society coalition active in 100 countries, hailed the adoption of the resolution as a major step forward, marking a fundamental shift in the way that the world tackles this paramount threat.
USA Violating the BWC, NGO Asserts
When the Eighth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) meets this November at the United Nations in Geneva, its purpose will be to review the status of the implementation of the treaty. However, an NGO presentation will be challenging the US's compliance with the treaty.
The presentation by ITHACA will focus on specific aspects of the USAmerican behaviour vis a vis biological weapons control. The presentation will detail the altering of domestic bio-weapons legislation via the USA PATRIOT Act, which gave the US immunity from violating its own bio-weapons laws. The presentation will also reveal that, contrary to the dictates of politically binding mandates, the US failed to inform the Convention at large concerning this pivotal change in U.S. legislation. The ITHACA presentation will provide details of what appears to be a covert domestic bio-weapons delivery system as well as point to the stockpiling of bio-weapons on military bases,all of which is in violation of the BWC. Finally, the presentation will detail the repeated instances of the US sending live biological agents to multiple labs, domestically and internationally.
FYI - while CCCC and CRBC wreck havoc in East Africa
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The truth about human rights in China
Human Rights China Bulletin - October 26, 2016
We were fortunate enough to attend the San Francisco Falun Dafa Experience Sharing Conference, consequently, our HRC Bulletin is late this week. Here is a link to some of the activities:https://en.minghui.org/html/articles/2016/10/24/159658.html Over 6000 Falun Dafa practitioners attended this year, the largest ever Falun Dafa conference in San Francisc
- with the Mother Tongue Policy in Eritrea
By Thomas Mountain (*) 26. October 2016
The small East-African state of Eritrea has implemented a Mother Tongue Policy to prevent cultural genocide within its boundaries and for its nine distinguished ethnic groups. These are Tigrinia, Tigre, Afar, Saho, Hidarb, Kunama, Bilien, Rashida and Nara (from whose language the ancient Demotic scripts are being translated).
This is done by educating all children in their communal environments in their mother tongue until literacy at grade 5. By ensuring that also the ethnic minorities learn to read and write in their mother tongue, the Eritrean Government guarantees that their culture survives as well. Without ones original language one cannot live and practice aboriginal culture.
When the Leader, Col. Muammar Gaddafi, was about to unite Africa and also proposed the Africa-wide introduction of a common currency backed by Gold, foreign powers earmarked him as enemy, but when he then announced to sell Libyan oil only for gold and no longer for petrol-dollars, the order for the Leader's death was handed down along F-UK-US and NATO lines.
While in Europe, in all of the USA as well as Oceania and even in many parts of Africa and India the people have been systematically brainwashed by the war-monger's propaganda and their machinations, looking at it from afar after five years since the Leader was assassinated and murdered on 20 October 2011 allows for a clearer, more decisive and very different picture:
In this historic victory a movement of small farmers took on one of the largest corporations in the world, and won.
“Nature will always prevail,” says Angel Moreno, a campesino and leader in the National Network of Popular Agroecological Schools, as he points to the grass sprouting through the sidewalk in the mountain village of Monte Carmelo in Venezuela. “But if we’re going to fight imperialism, we need seeds.”
It is Oct. 29, 2015, the 10th anniversary of the Day of the Campesino seed, and over a thousand people from around the country and around the world have gathered in this humble village, described by the Agujero Negro media collective as “the ecosocialist capital of Venezuela.”
Even before the passage of the revolutionary seed law, the Guardians of the Seeds were dreaming up plans for how to organize the country along ecosocialist lines.
The people of Monte Carmelo began these gatherings in 2005, and in 2012 they hosted an international gathering from eight countries throughout Latin America. There, over multiple days of discussions and debates, they wrote the Monte Carmelo Declaration and launched the international network of the Guardians of Seeds.
UN Resolution for a “Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons”
By Ray Acheson - Editorial: It’s time (*) - 24 October 2016 - Reaching Critical Will (**)
This week, delegations to the UN General Assembly could help shift the course of history.
[You probably even didn't know that - so please call up those who are or claim to be the ones that represent you and tell them how to vote on your behalf!]
This sounds dramatic, especially for First Committee. While it always presents a good opportunity for progress, First Committee can sometimes seem like a recycling facility for statements and resolutions. Some of the proposals under discussion have been on the books for decades, while outside the conference rooms levels of armaments rise and bombs continue to fall.
This year is different. This year we have L.41.
L.41 is the document number for a resolution that will establish multilateral negotiations for a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons. We have never had such a resolution. We have never had anything close.
None of the nuclear-armed states support this resolution. They are legally obligated to eliminate their nuclear arsenals, and have been for 46 years, since the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) entered into force. Instead, however, they are investing billions of dollars into nuclear weapon modernisation.
- please read also (down below) the signs and writings on the wall, which respected journalist and analyst Thomas Mountain (fore)sees.
Is it still the long-standing religious struggle since the days of Ptolomaeus to keep the Ethiopian lands Christian, or is it again a colonial struggle for the mayor source of the Nile, the strategic position (now for USAmerican drones) and the fertile grounds - this time with oil and gas below?
Or is the booby-trap - set by the predecessor of the UN, the League of Nations, who took the Somali homelands of the Ogaden from the defeated Italian colonialists and by handing them into the regime of feudal Abyssinian overlords - about to spring again? This time around for the reason to create another Crusade and Jihad solely for the benefit of the military-industrial complex?
However, every time and for every reason Ethiopians suffer when the foreign masters want to get it their way - and this has to stop.
PROTECT NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK (PNNP)
Occasion: Delivery of Petition to China
Date: 17. Oct. 2016
Venue: Embassy of the Peoples Republic of China - Nairobi
The government of Peoples Republic of China through bilateral agreements and contracts with the Republic of Kenya finances, planned and is set to implement also the phase two of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR).
The ill-designed SGR phase II route is now planned to cut right through the middle of Nairobi National Park, Kenya's icon - as it is the only national Park within the confines of a capital anywhere in the world. Even proposed mitigatory measures like raising the single track on a dangerous viaduct with a height of up to 41m will harm the ecosystem and biodiversity as well as alter the national park in its character and quality forever. With the planned route splitting the National Park in two halves also comes a highly dangerous tunnel further on through the shoulder of the seismologically challenged Great Rift Valley. Both dangerous and expensive constructs are not necessary, if the proposed alternative route is chosen.
Maybe this kind of thinking is behind the victim bashing we see coming from individuals and organizations claiming to be much more than mere bystanders. “Human rights” organizations receive tax-free millions or even billions to “help” those victimized by their own governments, including refugees. But do they? And why should we care?
Thanks to the alternative press, we the people have been able to shed some of the divide and conquer messages coming from corporate media, re-think old “truths”, and evaluate concealed threats. One journalist helping us navigate this paradigm shift is Janet Phelan, a U.S.- born investigative journalist, human rights defender, prolific writer, and a refugee from the United States.
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE IF JANET PHELAN LIVES OR DIES
By Thomas C. Mountain (*) - OP_ED (see NB below)
Dummkopf! is the word that comes to mind when seeing Frau Merkel, Germany’s Chancellor sharing the stage with the Ethiopian Prime Minister while that same PM’s death squad's were opening fire on unarmed demonstrators in Oromia, killing 23 and wounding over 100.
As foreigners flee Ethiopia en masse after furious Ethiopians burned their factories and businesses to the ground, Frau Merkel speaks truly stupid words promising even more foreign investment in Ethiopia.
Didn't the Ethiopian PM just announce the imposition of martial law giving the Agazi death squads free play to commit murder and mayhem against any and all Ethiopians with the temerity to peacefully protest against the corruption and brutality of the current regime?
Dummkopf! may not be enough when it comes to describing such stupidity, to visit a country in the middle of a mass insurgency against the compradore regime whose leaders have stolen hundred$ of million$ of funds meant for Ethiopians suffering from the worst drought and famine in 60 years?
German Chancellor Merkel backs oppressive Ethiopian regime
By Johannes Stern (WSWS) - 13 October 2016
To conclude her three-day Africa visit which also took her to Mali and Niger, German Chancellor Angela Merkel travelled to the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa on Tuesday where she was welcomed with military honours.
Her reception speaks volumes about the reactionary character of the return of German militarism to Africa. Just two days prior to the chancellor’s visit, the Ethiopian regime declared a six-month state of emergency in order to undertake even more brutal measures to suppress popular protests.
On the previous weekend, heavily armed security forces attacked a mass rally to mark the traditional harvest festival of the Oromo people. Fifty-five people were killed, according to official statistics, but opposition sources reported more than 650. Youtube videos showed helicopters dropping tear gas onto the crowd of people and security forces firing into the crowds.
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