Friday, December 14, 2012

European Court of Human Rights Finds CIA Guilty of Torture Meanwhile Obama Fabricates & Exaggerates Evidence of The Villany Of Bashir Assad While Defending Extremist Rebel Jihadists

Notoriously famous photo of girl who was a victim of a Napalm attack in Vietnam. White Phosphorus is an incendiary weapon similar to Napalm . White Phosphorus is a weapon the US has continued to use and makes no apology for doing so . Israel has also used White Phosphorus in Gaza most recently and yet Israel and the US claimed to be outraged that Bashir Assad is reportedly using it on his own people.

The USA during that conflict had no reservations about using Napalm or other weapons on populated areas in Vietnam. Laos and Cambodia. This to a great extent led to the US losing the Vietnam War as such tactics merely increased the numbers of Vietnamese to join the Viet Cong to fight against the USA's occupation of that sovereign nation.

ANONYMOUS - 12_7_2012 Syria Chemical Weapon_Lies Exposed [Western Propaganda]

Why would these Syrian Muslims be cheering when watching a Mosque being blown up?
Where are the Syrian army soldiers who support Assad who have been accused of this atrocity of blowing up a religious building which contravenes International Law.
Leaked video showing free Syrian army blowing up a mosque to accuse the Syrian army of doing it .

What these rebel soldiers in Syria are actually watching is a planned demolition conducted by them that is the rebel faction which is supported unconditionally by the USA, Canada,Britain and most of the West along with Israel and Saudi Arabia.

The rebels in Syria have committed various atrocities which are then blamed on the Syrian government. These Jihadists in Syria are also killing the Alawites who are connected to the government of Bashir Assad who is an Alawite. The belief is taht the rebels are embarking on wiping out all Alawites whether they have done anything wrong or not so itis expected that there will be ethnic cleansing of this ethnic group and others who are not Sunni Muslim or Sunnis of the right kind.

Leaked video showing free Syrian army blowing up a mosque to accuse the Syrian army of doing it Published on 25 Nov 2012 Live Leak

This video was leaked by a member of the free Syrian army who didn't like what his group was doing. The video shows a group of the free Syrian army blowing up a mosque to blame it on the official Syrian army. The same destroyed mosque was shown on aljazeera tv under the title of " Mig 29 jets bombing a mosque in Aleppo"

The US and NATO are claiming Bashir Assad is preparing to use chemical weapons against the Syrian rebels and innocent civilians but this is really just an excuse or fabrication to help justify the US and NATO planned bombing campaign of Syria.
As in Iraq and Libya the US and NATO used similar propaganda tactics to get the public to support their unwarranted attacks and invasions and occupations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

There is in fact more evidence to support the idea that the Rebel Forces in Syria may actually use chemical or biological weapons on the Syrian army and the Syrian people since many of these Rebels are fanatical Jihadists.

Chemical Syria: 'Enemies of Allah will die like rabbits'
Published on 6 Dec 2012

Syria's military is preparing to use chemical weapons against rebels, and is awaiting final orders from President Assad according to un-named US officials quoted in the American media. Washington says THAT would be all the reason it needs to intervene in the conflict. And as RT's Middle East correspondent Paula Slier reports, the timing of these unsubstantiated WMD revelations may not be coincidence.
Also, RT talks to Dr. Ali Mohamad, the editor in chief of the Syria Tribune online magazine.

It seems to us that President Obama it should be obvious by now can not be trusted in anything he says when it comes to "The Global War On Terrorism". Like George W. Bush and the gang Obama is not above lying and fabricating evidence or exaggerating the danger of the Assad Regime to justify at the very least using NATO to carpet bomb Syria as Obama and NATO did in Libya which should have been judged as a series of War Crime and Crimes Against Humanity. The USA has been using horrific weapons such as Cluster Bombs, White phosphorus, Depleted Uranium ordinances and Bunker Buster bombs on densely populated areas and on non-military targets for over a decade now in the same way as Israel has done in Lebanon 2006, Gaza 2009 and in Gaza in 2012.

Now the USA and Israel claim to be shocked that Bashir Assad has been using White Phosphorus and cluster bombs on the rebels and insurgents. But many of these rebels and insurgents are not actually Syrian but have come from Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Yemen etc. and are hardline Islamists and Jihadists some of whom are Taliban or Al Qaeda members . Yet the Western Media glosses over these facts to maintain the Talking Points of the USA, NATO and Israel that these are all Syrians who are freedom fighters who want to oust Assad and created some sort of Democratic regime.

The major concern of a number of political analysts and experts on Syria and the region fear these insurgents may already possess these chemical agents provided by foreign sources or stolen from the Syrian government. But why would they steal large quantities of these chemicals or have them smuggled in from other countries except to use them. To prove Assad has such chemical weapons the insurgents would only need a small sample of these chemicals and photos of the stockpiles and reports leaked to them by people supposedly still in the Syrian armed forces or in the government bureaucracy. Anyway it would be a change if the US media and other media in the West would raise such questions and then seek out the answers.

In fact before becoming president Obama was supposedly against these weapons but once in office since 2009 he has defended the use of these weapons by America's military in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya , Yemen etc.

European Court of Human Rights Finds CIA Guilty of Torture America must now apologize to the German citizen, a victim of mistaken identity who was kidnapped and beaten by the CIA By Amrit Singh December 13, 2012 "The Guardian" via ICH

The much-maligned European court of human rights has this week shown itself at its very best: standing up for the rights of an individual who has been denied justice for almost nine years since he was abducted, secretly detained, and tortured under the CIA's rendition program.

Khaled El-Masri, a German national, was seized by Macedonian security officers on 31 December 2003, at a border crossing, because he had been mistaken for an al-Qaida suspect. He was held incommunicado and abused in Macedonian custody for 23 days, after which he was handcuffed, blindfolded, and driven to Skopje airport, where he was handed over to the CIA and severely beaten.

The CIA stripped, hooded, shackled, and sodomized el-Masri with a suppository – in CIA parlance, subjected him to "capture shock" – as Macedonian officials stood by. The CIA drugged him and flew him to Kabul to be locked up in a secret prison known as the "Salt Pit", where he was slammed into walls, kicked, beaten, and subjected to other forms of abuse. Held at the Salt Pit for four months, el-Masri was never charged, brought before a judge, or given access to his family or German government representatives.

The CIA ultimately realised that it had mistaken el-Masri for an al-Qaida suspect with a similar name. But it held on to him for weeks after that. It was not until 24 May 2004, that he was flown, blindfolded, earmuffed, and chained to his seat, to Albania, where he was dumped on the side of the road without explanation.

In December 2005, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a press conference – while then Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice stood by her side – that the United States had admitted it had made a mistake. But the US government still refused to acknowledge its shameful conduct in el-Masri's case and waged a successful campaign to prevent other governments from disclosing the truth.

El-Masri's subsequent search for justice has repeatedly been thwarted. The United States succeeded in getting el-Masri's US lawsuit dismissed on "state secrets" grounds without even responding to his allegations; in 2007, the US supreme court declined to review that dismissal. The Macedonian government resorted to bald-faced lies, claiming that it played no role in his detention or abuse, despite overwhelming evidence confirming his account. The German government refused to disclose what it knew about el-Masri's case, and apparently caved to US pressure not to seek extradition of CIA officials involved in el-Masri's rendition.

Today, the European court of human rights delivered a measure of justice to el-Masri. It vindicated his account of his ill-treatment, and unanimously found that Macedonia had violated his rights under the European Convention, including by transferring him to US custody in the face of a risk of ill-treatment, and facilitating and failing to prevent his being subjected to CIA "capture shock" at Skopje airport.

This is the first court to comprehensively and specifically find that the CIA's rendition techniques amounted to torture. The decision stands in sharp contrast to the abject failure of US courts to deliver justice to victims of US torture and rendition.

Yes incredibly Obama defends the use of Cluster Bombs while a majority of nations are against cluster bombs . Given Obama's disdain for International Law and his war mongering and using torture on detainees and so forth the Nobel committee should be required to take Obama's unwarranted Nobel Prize for peace away from him.

Obama's actions and double standards, hypocrisy and use of propaganda to justify his actions should at least prove that Obama is in fact a "real " American and just another in a long line of anti-democratic war mongering presidents.

It is odd that conservative republicans characterize Obama as an appeaser and as anti-Israel and pro-Islamic terrorists which in fact blatantly BS as Obama defends the US military and does nothing to stop atrocities, war crimes and Crimes Against Humanity committed by the US military and claims the UN and International Laws have no jurisdiction when it comes to the American Father Homeland or US military and CIA and Special ops operating in foreign nations . The US may insist on its own sovereignty and that of Israel but does not respect the sovereignty of other nations when it suits Obama or America's agenda.

U.S. takes the lead on behalf of cluster bombs:After long refusing to join the convention banning these weapons, Obama now works to overturn it By Glenn Greenwald, Nov. 12, 2012

Slightly more than two months after he was awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, President Obama secretly ordered a cruise missile attack on Yemen, using cluster bombs, which killed 44 innocent civilians, including 14 women and 21 children, as well as 14 people alleged to be “militants.” It goes without saying that — unless you want Rick Perry to win in 2012 — this act should in no way be seen as marring Obama’s presidency or his character: what’s a couple dozen children blown up as a part of a covert, undeclared air war? If anything, as numerous Democrats have ecstatically celebrated, such acts show how Tough and Strong the Democrats are: after all, ponder the massive amounts of nobility and courage it takes to sit in the Oval Office and order this type of aggression on defenseless tribal regions in Yemen. As R.W. Appel put it on the front page of The New York Times back in 1989 when glorifying George H.W. Bush’s equally courageous invasion of Panama: “most American leaders since World War II have felt a need to demonstrate their willingness to shed blood” and doing so has become “a Presidential initiation rite.”

But one aspect of the December, 2009, attack that perhaps did merit some more critical scrutiny was the use of cluster bombs, weapons which “scatter hundreds of bomblets over a large area but with limited accuracy and high failure rates.” The inevitability of “duds” — “unexploded ordnance” — poses a great risk to civilians, often well after the conflict has ended, since — like land mines — they often detonate when stumbled into by children and other innocents long after they disperse. According to the Cluster Munitions Coalition, cluster bombs “caused more civilian casualties in Iraq in 2003 and Kosovo in 1999 than any other weapon system.” As Wired pointed out, while the U.S. used these weapons in both Iraq and Afghanistan, “neither the Taliban nor Saddam used cluster bombs against U.S. troops.” And here is how the Council on Foreign Relations describes the impact these weapons had in the 2006 Israeli bombing campaign in Lebanon:

They left dozens dead or maimed on both sides of the conflict. The reason . . . is because the “fighting in southern Lebanon was often in villages and towns where people were living.” Israel dropped up to four million submunitions on Lebanese soil, one million of which remain unexploded “duds,” according to the UN Mine Action Coordination Center. Throughout the thirty-four-day conflict, the United States resupplied Israel’s arsenal of cluster bombs, which prompted an investigation by the State Department to examine if Israel had violated secret agreements it signed with the United States governing their use. Hezbollah, meanwhile, fired thousands of cluster munitions—a Chinese-made Type 81 122mm rocket—into northern Israel, a number of which targeted civilian populations, according to human rights groups.

White phosphorus: The new napalm?
Forty years after Vietnam's most famous photo, incendiary weapons still kill and injure children
by Steve Goose and Bonny Docherty at, June 8, 2012

Napalm is the most notorious incendiary substance, but it is only one of more than 180. The harm caused by white phosphorus munitions, used in more recent conflicts, exemplifies these weapons’ humanitarian problems.

The Associated Press reported that an 8-year-old Afghan girl, Razia, was injured when a white phosphorus shell ripped through her home in the Tagab Valley of Kapisa province in June 2009. When she reached the operating room, white powder covered her skin, the oxygen mask on her face started to melt, and flames appeared when doctors attempted to scrape away the dead tissue.

White phosphorus munitions cause particularly severe injuries, including chemical burns down to the bone. Wounds contaminated by white phosphorus can reignite days later when bandages are removed, produce poisoning that leads to organ failure and death, and lead to lifetime health problems.

White phosphorus munitions are not banned. They are generally designed to be used by militaries as smokescreens to obscure their operations on the ground and to illuminate and mark targets at night. Yet in Afghanistan and elsewhere, actors ranging from high-tech military powers to non-state armed groups are using white phosphorus as an incendiary weapon to ignite fuel supplies, ammunition and other materiel.

The New York Times has documented that, as recently as October 2011, U.S. and other international forces in Afghanistan were using white phosphorus rounds against Taliban rocket positions. A U.S. military spokesperson said at the time that officials could not be certain whether it was their own round or an enemy round that hit Razia’s house.

In another recent conflict, the Israel Defense Forces used white phosphorus in densely populated areas of Gaza in 2009, killing and injuring civilians and damaging infrastructure, including a United Nations school where civilians were taking shelter. Local doctors and witnesses described to Human Rights Watch researchers injuries that burned civilians to the bone and reignited during surgery.

Stockpiling these weapons is also a cause for concern. Across Libya in 2011, weapons depots containing white phosphorus and napalm were left unsecured, endangering civilians. In Benghazi, Human Rights Watch found leaking drums of napalm powder abandoned at a military depot alongside casings and igniters for napalm bombs. It found white phosphorus and mortar shells at multiple sites as recently as March 2012.

Efforts are under way to secure Libya’s abandoned ordnance. But there hasn’t been diplomatic enthusiasm to tackle the broader problem – the loopholes and inconsistent restrictions that limit CCW Protocol III’s effectiveness.

The protocol’s definition is too narrow, encompassing only munitions “primarily designed” to set fires or cause burn injuries, and creating exceptions for those with “incidental” incendiary effects. Thus, some governments, including the U.S., believe that white phosphorus munitions are not covered by Protocol III, even when used intentionally for incendiary effects. A broader, effects-based definition of incendiary weapons should be created to encompass multipurpose munitions with incendiary effects, such as white phosphorus.

In addition, the protocol prohibits attacks in populated areas with air-dropped incendiary weapons yet permits the same kinds of attacks with ground-launched models under certain circumstances. At the least, countries should bolster the protocol’s restrictions by prohibiting the use of all incendiary weapons in civilian areas.

A complete ban on incendiary weapons would have the most humanitarian benefits and provide the strongest protection under international law.

Since 2009 not so progressive President Obama has been defending Israel's right to defend itself and to take revenge for Israelis killed by Hamas rockets. He also defend Israel's IDF use of White Phosphorus and Cluster Bombs on densely populated areas. Obama also defends the Israeli blockade on Gaza turning Gaza into one giant prison since no one is permitted to leave and yet there are shortages of basic food stuffs, medicine , building materials .
Obama also made excuses for Israel's deliberate attacks on the UN compound and UN run schools and the attack on building in which Gaza media and international media were working from.

Why because all of these things were also done by US forces during the Bush Regime and now President Obama commits the same war crimes and crimes against humanity on a daily basis in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Libya, Yemen Somalia and so on .

Suspend military aid to Israel, Amnesty urges Obama after detailing US weapons used in Gaza by Roy McCarthy The Guardian Feb. 23, 2009

• White phosphorus shells traced back to America
• Activists call for arms embargoes on both sides

Detailed evidence has emerged of Israel's extensive use of US-made weaponry during its war in Gaza last month, including white phosphorus artillery shells, 500lb bombs and Hellfire missiles.

In a report released today, Amnesty International detailed the weapons used and called for an immediate arms embargo on Israel and all Palestinian armed groups. It called on the Obama administration to suspend military aid to Israel.

The human rights group said that those arming both sides in the conflict "will have been well aware of a pattern of repeated misuse of weapons by both parties and must therefore take responsibility for the violations perpetrated".

The US has long been the largest arms supplier to Israel; under a current 10-year agreement negotiated by the Bush administration the US will provide $30bn (£21bn) in military aid to Israel.

"As the major supplier of weapons to Israel, the USA has a particular obligation to stop any supply that contributes to gross violations of the laws of war and of human rights," said Malcolm Smart, Amnesty's Middle East and North Africa programme director. "To a large extent, Israel's military offensive in Gaza was carried out with weapons, munitions and military equipment supplied by the USA and paid for with US taxpayers' money."

Pentagon Reverses Position and Admits U.S. Troops Used White Phosphorus Against Iraqis in Fallujah from DemocracyNow!, nov. 17, 2005

The U.S. government has now admitted its troops used white phosphorus as an incendiary weapon against Iraqis during the assault on Fallujah a year ago.

Chemical weapons experts say such attacks are in violation of international law banning the use of chemical weapons.

Peter Kaiser, of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, said, "Chemicals used against humans or animals that cause harm or death through the toxic properties of the chemical are considered chemical weapons."
Also see evidence of  US forces using White Phosphorus used in Fallujan killing and maiming numerous innocent civilians .

US Army Uses White Phosphorus as a Weapon

Uploaded on 13 Mar 2009

Following pressure from former Labour MP Alice Mahon, the British Ministry of Defence confirmed the use of MK77 (New and improved Napalm) by US forces during the initial invasion of Iraq.

and so it goes,

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