2021-10-16: News Headlines

WSWS repost (2021-10-16). Australian government, Labor silent over revelations CIA planned to kill or kidnap Assange. indybay.org Hardly any media outlets have even asked whether the Australian authorities knew about the US plans to murder or kidnap an Australian citizen and journalist.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-16). Next sale to Britain, then Turkish combat drones "flying in European skies" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey presents options to UK for armed drone purchase: Minister Turkey has presented options to the U.K. for the sale of armed drones, the Turkish industry and technology minister said on Oct. 15. "The U.K. is very interested in Turkish armed drones. Now, they have to decide. We presented them with the options. Right now, …

Anonymous669 (2021-10-16). Turkish Military Dropped Leaflets Over Syria's Tell Rifaat Warning Locals Of Near Attack. southfront.org Turkish army tanks and military personal are stationed in Karkamis on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern Gaziantep province, Turkey, August 25, 2016. © Umit Bektas / Reuters | Late on October 14, Turkish drones dropped leaflets over the Syrian town of Tell Rifaat in the northern countryside of Aleppo warning the locals of an upcoming military operation by the Turkish military and its proxies. | ÿ£ŸÑŸÇŸâ ŸÖÿ≥ŸÑŸÄ.Ÿ&Au…

Kelley B. Vlahos (2021-10-16). The Guantanamo Detention Center: Men 'Cleared' for Release from GITMO is a Cruel, Twisted Joke. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-15). Free Julian Assange: The Belmarsh Tribunal Comes To London. popularresistance.org Inspired by the famous Russell-Sartre people's tribunal, the Belmarsh Tribunal places the War on Terror on trial and holds the US government accountable for its war crimes. It is named for the London prison that has held Assange in permanent confinement for the last two years, as he faces extradition to the US, whose government plotted his assassination. The Belmarsh Tribunal will hold its first physical proceedings in London on the 22 of October 2021 at the Convocation Hall, Church House, Westminster, which was used for sittings of parliament during the Second World War. | The Belmarsh Tribunal will gather leadi…

Ramón Pedregal Casanova (2021-10-15). Julián Assange, el defensor del humano, perseguido por el criminal. globalizacion.ca Mike Pompeo (director de la CIA): ´Mentimos, engañamos y robamos. Teníamos hasta cursos de entrenamiento completos ª (declaración en una conferencia en la Universidad A&M de Texas el 15 de abril de 2019). øQuién manda a sus hijos a semejante universidad?,…

Derek Royden (2021-10-15). The CIA's illegal plots against Wikileaks and Julian Assange. nationofchange.org There should be more sympathy for Assange and the outlet he founded in corporate media.

WSWS (2021-10-15). The fight to free Julian Assange and to defeat Australia's anti-democratic electoral laws are linked. wsws.org One function of Australia's anti-democratic electoral laws is to prevent any discussion of Assange's plight, or the broader assault on civil liberties, at the next federal election.

Peter Weiss, Judy Weiss (2021-10-15). Ban the Use of Drones as Weapons. fpif.org Everyone who followed the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan was horrified by the drone attack, Zemari Ahmadi, who worked for Nutrition and Education International, a U.S.-based aid organization, became the target because he drove a white Toyota, went to his office, and stopped to pick up containers of clean water for his extended family. Those actions, deemed suspicious by the drone surveilla…

Sara Flounders (2021-10-15). Cape Verde, nearing designation as human rights abuser, criticized heavily by UN. workers.org The following is a statement from the International Action Center. The United Nations has put Cape Verde on notice: the torture, arbitrary detention and violations inflicted on Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab must stop, and the government has been asked to explain itself. Free Alex Saab benefit concert, Caracas, Venezuela, Feb. . . . |

Anonymous103 (2021-10-15). Engineered Economic Chaos, "Fake Shortages". Collapse in Industrial Production. southfront.org Illustrative image | Whistleblower: Los Angeles Port Worker Says Shortages Are Fake! | Written by Prof Michel Chossudovsky and Stew Peters; Originally published on The global economy is in crisis. The Covid-19 Lockdown policies have triggered a process of Worldwide economic destabilization which directly affects both "Supply" and "Demand" relations. It's the most serious economic crisis…

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2021-10-15: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-10-15). The fight to free Julian Assange and to defeat Australia's anti-democratic electoral laws are linked. wsws.org One function of Australia's anti-democratic electoral laws is to prevent any discussion of Assange's plight, or the broader assault on civil liberties, at the next federal election.

WSWS (2021-10-14). Australian government, Labor silent over revelations CIA planned to kill or kidnap Assange. wsws.org Hardly any media outlets have even asked whether the Australian authorities knew about the US plans to murder or kidnap an Australian citizen and journalist.

Todd Miller (2021-10-14). "Smart Borders?" High-Tech 'Virtual' Walls Are Even More Invasive Than Iron Walls. counterpunch.org The border wall is more than just a physical barrier; it is also a system of video surveillance systems, unmanned aerial systems (or drones), and license plate readers, which are part of a broadening biometric collection strategy that has grown "big time" for CBP since 9/11.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-14). Turkey expands combat drone sales to Ethiopia and Morocco: report. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Which have been used to murder people in Iraq, Libya, Nagorno-Karabakh, Syria and the Ukraine to date. *** Turkey expands armed drone sales to Ethiopia and Morocco — sources Turkey has expanded its exports of armed drones by negotiating sales deals with Morocco and Ethiopia after their successful use in international conflicts, according to four …

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano (2021-10-14). Lies and Torture Cover-up: U.S. State Secrets Doctrine Is a Fraud. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-14). Engineered Economic Chaos, "Fake Shortages". Collapse in Industrial Production. globalresearch.ca

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