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#Turkey cancelled passports of hundreds of thousands of #Turkish nationals mainly #journalists, teachers, #judges, and academics.
As #Erdogan sent a flood of requests to #InterPol, Interpol not only removed the cases from its database but also suspended the authorization of the #Turkish Interpol section to enter new filings in the system. 😂
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Collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in #Laos leaves “hundreds missing.” kpl.gov.la/En/Detail.aspx…
The $1 billion dam is a joint venture of South Korean, Thai and Lao firms. Construction began five years ago and was expected to come online this year, exporting 90% of the electricity generated to #Thailand.
An additional 5 billion tons of water has entered the Xe Pian River and officials are warning of a high likelihood of flooding in the lower reaches of the Mekong River. #Laos
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From the beginning, Zionists advocated a "Jewish State" not just in #Palestine, but also in #Jordan, southern #Lebanon, and the #GolanHeights as well.
As it will be proved from the quotes below:
#ICC4Israel #EthnicCleaning #Occupation #BDS #Gaza
Source:palestineremembered.com/Acre/Famous-Zi…👈
#Palestinians are not indigenous to #Palestine👈This propaganda has no other purpose than 2 further dehumanize Palestinians & justify #Israel’s ongoing ethnic cleansing & murder
In #BenGurion own words👇😡you'll see how that outrageous claim is far removed from historical reality
“We must expel the Arabs and take their places…”~#DavidBenGurion
Born in 1886 as David Green (Gruen) in Plonsk, #Poland. He is considered one of the three founding figures of Zionism beside #ChaimWeizmann & #Herzl.
#ICC4Israel #BDS #Palestine #Gaza
palestineremembered.com/Acre/Famous-Zi…👈
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Let me give you a #TruthSummary for every corporate media story for the last week and for the next 2 weeks bar some new unforseen crisis:
1. There are no such thing as #TrumpTariffs
Art 1 sec 2 cl 3 delegates that power to Congress
Trump Tariffs are a fiction created by illegal legislation and false policies
Media, pundits, & politicians need to shut up about Trump Tariffs & start talkg about #CongressionalTariffs
2. #Kavanaugh will not be the "death of womens rights" no matter what @SenFeinstein says. Kavanaugh will not be king and for goodness sakes, supports #Obamacare!!
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#Russia is supplying the #DPRK with up to 400 tons of oil products a month, according to a new report from @rianru.
“There is no rush” contradicts @SecPompeo two months ago who told @HouseForeign: “The model that we've laid forth is a rapid denuclearization, total and complete, that won't be extended over time...”
#Russia ambassador to #DPRK, Alexander Matsegora, says it would be logical to raise the question of easing sanctions against Pyongyang with the #UN Security Council, reports @rianru. "The positive change on the Korean peninsula is now obvious."
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While we wait for #HELSINKI2018 to finish, here's a couple of remarks inspired by the #TrumpPutin meeting.
1. Finland is not a neutral country. We chose our side when we joined European Union in 1995. Finland chose to be on the side of #humanrights, #democracy, #ruleoflaw and multilateral world order. Finnish foreign policy is based on promoting and defending these values.
2. Women's rights are human rights. We believe the world would be a better place for everyone if #WomensRights and girls' rights would be recognised and respected all around the world.
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US accuses #DPRK of breaching #UN cap on refined petroleum through ship-to-ship transfers at sea, according to @Reuters.
#UN Security Council committee informed by US that in Jan-May 2018 #DPRK tankers likely delivered refined petroleum at least 89 times.
US demands #China and #Russia immediately stop all sales of refined petroleum to the #DPRK.
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Q: How can #American #Jews endorse the strangulation of 2 million human beings in #Gaza?
A: Because #Jewish leaders, in both #Israel & #US, encase Israel’s actions in a fog of euphemism & lies
israelpalestinenews.org/peter-beinart-…
#American #Jewish community doesn’t only conceal truth about #Gaza from itself-It lobbies US politicians to do it
The anesthetizing fiction: Yes-#Israel withdrew from Gaza in 2005
Israel still controls Gaza in the way a guard controls a prison in which he never actually sets foot
First, #Israel declares parts of #Gaza off-limits to #Gazans. Israel has established —Access Restricted Zone—According to #UN: this restricted area comprise as much as 1/3 of Gaza’s best arable land. People who enter these zones can—& over the years have been—shot
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A #SouthAfrican Lesson: Why #Israel is Doomed to Fail
Every time the #Israeli regime led by warmonger #Netanyahu makes a move to consolidate its #Apartheid policies, 1 inevitably is reminded of its former partner in crime, apartheid South Africa
palestinechronicle.com/a-south-africa…
Former #SouthAfrica, whose racism-discrimination-injustice-brutality–all rolled into an #Apartheid ideology-kept trying to market itself as a “democracy”-It succeeded for a while & ultimately crashed despite believing its power was indestructible. Exactly what #Netanyahu is doing
#Israel markets itself as an indispensable ally of the West; “only democracy” in #ME; defender of western values; bulwark against #Iran & #Islam-behaves with impunity & in defiance of all international laws as if the lifeline it enjoys from #America-renders it indestructible
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The #US threatened to cut off aid to any country that introduced a #UN resolution promoting breast feeding.
Many folded. #Russia stepped in & introduced the resolution. The #US backed down.
#thanksputin
nytimes.com/2018/07/08/hea…

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When #US failed, it turned to threats. #Ecuador was the 1st to find itself in the cross hairs
#Americans were blunt: If #Ecuador refused to drop the resolution-#US would unleash punishing trade measures & withdraw crucial military aid-The #Ecuadorean government quickly acquiesced
The showdown over breast feeding was recounted by more than a dozen participants from several countries, many of whom requested anonymity because they feared retaliation from #USA.
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Meetings held between #Russia and militants representative in #Daraa today where #Damascus central government's conditions were presented to avoid further military operation. Most anti-gov forces are happy to surrender. More (good) news in the next 24-48 hours.#Syria.
Soon "Twitter journalists", "Divan analysts" and other similar will be jobless since only two forces remain occupying Syrian territories in the north, mushroomed in the 7 years of war: #USA and #Turkey.

Those in south #Syria who have collaborated with #Israel, will find the doors closed and won't be adopted by Tel Aviv, similar to the South Lebanese Army in the year 2000 (Israel withdraw from Lebanon). No one wants losers. Proxies become a heavy burden.

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Support for the #Palestinians gathers pace in #Trump’s #America

@realDonaldTrump’s decision to withdraw #US from #UN Human Rights Council was an attempt to shield #Israel from accountability, but it may have backfired among voters in his own backyard

middleeastmonitor.com/20180624-suppo…
If you dance to #TelAviv’s tune—&, sadly, #Trump does—then you believe that the only folk who support #Palestinians are either religion-hating, secular Lefties or radical #Islamists & #Hamas cheerleaders who hang out on the fringes of society. The reality is quite different.
The reality is different as was illustrated admirably at a remarkable gathering of mainstream #American #Christians in St Louis, #Missouri when the #Presbyterian Church overwhelmingly adopted a No. of robust resolutions in solidarity with #Palestine at its 223rd General Assembly
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Head Of Charity Against Sexual Violence Charged For Attempting To Arrange Rape Of Children

disobedientmedia.com/2018/06/head-o…
Two months ago, Davis spoke at a @TEDx talk where he described transcribing the stories of rape victims. Including from a nurse of a six-month-old baby girl who did not survive being raped.

The criminal complaint against Davis, which records his conversations with agents regarding the abuse of children, absolutely vile. Trigger warning.
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Why is it that #Israel, #US & #UK Govts don’t find the massacre of defenseless civilians, concentrated in a densely populated strip of land,by a hi-tech air force simply unacceptable?
#Gaza Strip (139 sq. mi) Population 1.8 Million
#LasVegas City (135.8 sq. mi) Population 623,747
Hamas rockets have killed 31 ppl since they started launching rockets in 2001.#Israel had already been bombing BEFORE ANY #Rocket was EVER fired into Israel:
From Sep to Dec 2000
*The Largest Single Cause of these Children's Deaths was Gunfire to the Head rememberthesechildren.org/remember2000.h…
Data from #BTselem – The Israeli Information Center for #HumanRights in the Occupied #Palestinian Territories works to end #Israel’s #occupation.
Fatalities since Israeli Operation Cast Lead
Data by the date of event,
19 January 2009 - 31 March 2018
btselem.org/statistics/fat… #BDS
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let me tell you about this 'cesspool of political bias' amidst the U.S. new international #snowflake policy of withdrawal from the Human Rights Council
are some of its members egregious human rights abusers? of course. it's comprised of member states of the UN, and it could do much better. until today it included the US, which separates children from parents at the border in violation of international law.
and yes, the Council condemns #Israel's behavior repeatedly, with multiple resolutions, upsetting many who may perceive this as disproportionate attention ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HR…
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The #UnitedNations still has an unfulfilled promised to🇵🇸#Palestine, a commitment that was adopted 70 years ago at the General Assembly & has not materialized yet: the creation of its free & sovereign State.-🇧🇴#Bolivia's Amb. to the #UN, @SachaLlorenti
"70 yrs ago the #UN made 2 promises to the world
1st was to create a free & sovereign state of #Israel,the promise was fulfilled
2nd promise was to create a free independent & sovereign state of #Palestine
We're talking of more than 70yrs of an unfulfilled promise"#Bolivia UN Amb
"One of the parties has built checkpoints in occupied #Palestinian Territories,
an annexation wall along the #WestBank, illegal settlements,responsible for preventing the return of more than👉#6MILLION👈Palestinian refugees to their homes,..."@SachaLlorenti,#Bolivia's Amb. to #UN
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You out there, living in the Free World!

Do you accept a life such as this one?

If such a life is imposed on you forcefully, where you have lived all of your life & no where to go, what would you do?

#Palestinians under #US supported #Israeli #Apartheid
Those debating wither #Israel is an #Apartheid state or not

Just give me a better term describing #Israel other than #Apartheid

#Israel's apologists deny it as "#Apartheid" is a term describing the bygone racist regime in #SouthAfrica
If @FIFAcom played by its own rules, & if @FIFAWorldCup adopt its' worldwide policies indiscriminately, #Israel should have been suspended & kicked out like FIFA had done with the #Apartheid regime of #SouthAfrica

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A letter from #Gaza to @JustinTrudeau
Dear Prime Minister,
We hope this letter finds you and the #Canadian people well.
Dear Mr Prime Minister, why do you support #Israel's brutal assault on Gaza?

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Mr President @JustinTrudeau
We have witnessed your commitment to freedom & diversity. We have also followed with enthusiasm your activities, especially those that reflect your humanity, openness, support for civil rights & struggle against racism
We have seen you engage with different communities-#Arabs, #Hindus, #Jews, #Muslims & others-during their holidays. We have also deeply appreciated #Canada's generous support for the #Palestinian people & #Palestinian refugees, through the #UN Relief & Works Agency @UNRWA
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Is #Israel an '#Apartheid' state? This #UN report says yes
If being an apartheid state means committing inhumane acts, systematic oppression & domination by one racial group over another, then Israel is guilty, a UN panel has determined in a new report
wapo.st/2m5aHoJ?tid=ss…
#Apartheid is a term once associated with #SouthAfrica's white-rule system, but now represents a broad term for crimes against humanity under international law & the Rome Statute that set up International Criminal Court @ICC, said the report in its executive summary on Wednesday
#Israelis who find the term #Apartheid inaccurate & inflammatory when applied to their conflict with the #Palestinians, immediately slammed the report-A government spokesman even compared it to #Nazi tabloid Der Sturmer which promoted Nazi propaganda & was virulently #Antisemitic
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A Surprising Thread of Tweets: To discover who are the attendees of the #US Embassy celebration in #Jerusalem

#US Embassy celebrations: A who's who of the Israeli arms trade

972mag.com/u-s-embassy-op… via @972mag
Only 30 countries took part in the #Israeli Foreign Ministry’s gala celebrating the new #US embassy in #Jerusalem last week. Not coincidentally, Israel’s ties with most of them are based on arms sales used to carry out gross human rights violations
Following 1967 War, #Israel began a diplomatic campaign to convince countries to oppose resolutions demanding it to unilaterally withdraw from the occupied territories. Israel attempted to buy votes of "murderous dictatorships" & military juntas in exchange for weapons & training
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1/21 From the very beginning #Israel planned to usurp #Palestine
#OsloPeace didn't manage to dismantle a single Settlement,to the contrary, #Israel started taking more #Palestinian Land
During the 7 yrs following #Oslo,the Settler Population within the #WestBank increased by 90%
2/21 Following Intl pressure to stop Settlements #Israel began new tactics,under the pretext of natural growth,they expanded & fattened,the existing settlements & connected them to each other & to Israel
Slicing the land blocking any possibility of a contiguous #Palestinian State
3/21 #Israeli Settlements along with their Road Network & Security Zones, occupy about 42% of Palestinian Land.
Roads btw Settlements can only be traveled by Settlers,the basic Human Right of Freedom of Movement within ones Home Country has been taken away from the #Palestinians
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1- Let's talk #CEMEX
The following work is not just mine, but a compilation of: @CoreysDigs @ScottAnthonyUSA @RebelPilled @NCDM18 @SolAdentro @cornholio74 @Patriot_17 @412Anon87 @MissRepresentU @The_War_Economy @WenjaminBalton & countless other anons that are doing research.
2-The story took off last night, but apparently has been going on for a couple of days. The group that called themselves ‘VOP Alpha Co - Team Pulaski’ (facebook.com/VOP-Alpha-Co-T…), a group of veterans with different backgrounds & experience, dedicated to help other veterans
3-...are the ones that brought all this out to light.
They have been live streaming videos from the area, and #Facebook keeps taking them down.
What happened? VOP was in the area looking for homeless vets they could help.
#CEMEX
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The Case for a ‘Strategic Backstop' mechanism for Libya

#LibyaStrategicBackstop
#Libya needs a strategic relationship with one member of the #UNSC to act as an International ‘Backstop’.

The purpose of the Strategic Backstop mechanism is to ensure effective 'Triangulation' of the #Libyan transition and ‘stop’ #Libya from falling ‘back’ into conflict
Without a strategic backstop mechanism, the unity and stability of the #UN Security Council itself is at stake.

In this thread I will lay out what why both #Libya and the International Community, need this backstop, and how it could function.
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