ICH 21-22 October 2012: Bush, Blair Wanted For Crimes Against Humanity

21-22 October 2012  — Information Clearing House

Bush, Blair Wanted For Crimes Against Humanity: Boyle


“We will keep after Bush and Blair for sure for crimes against peace, war crimes and torture in general,” Francis Boyle, a professor of international law. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32818.htm 


Gaza-bound Ship ‘Attacked By Israel Forces’

Video By Al-Jazeera

Israeli troops board boat carrying 20 people from eight countries, carrying items like medicines, cement, basketballs and musical instruments.



Israel, Syria, Iraq: Who Benefits From the Beirut Blast? :


The attack in the majority Christian neighborhood killed a top-ranking security official. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32810.htm


Lebanese Christian Leader Michel Aoun

War in Syria Will Lead to New World Order:

Video Interview

World War III will most likely occur if the ongoing attack against Syria runs out of fuel without it leading to the toppling of its government.



Carnage or Sanctions? Six Million Iranian Lives at Stake

By Ismail Salami

Imposing illegal sanctions against the Islamic Republic and jeopardizing the lives of millions of patients is indeed an act of brutality which runs counter to the very true spirit of humanity. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32815.htm


Selective Rage

The Malalas You Will Not Hear About

By Wendy McElroy

American lives matter; Pakistani children’s lives do not … unless, of course, their lives and deaths can contribute to the narrative of terrorism and war being spun out of the White House. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32807.htm


Children Under Attack in Pakistan and Afghanistan

By Dave Lindorff

In the US, most people don’t even know that their own military just blew away three young Afghan children. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32812.htm


Extrajudicial Executions

US Justice Likely Coming Soon to Benghazi

By Glenn Greenwald

If the Obama administration identifies suspects in the consulate attack, should they simply be killed without a trial?



In case you missed it

The Power Principle

Video Documentary

“Probably the best film ever made about American foreign policy.” http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article31417.htm


More Scams From the Secret Police

Homegrown Terrorism and Terrorism by Association

By Michael S. Rozeff

Try this headline: “Federal Reserve bombing plot foiled in NYC”. There never was a plot to foil. There never was a plot independent of the FBI to foil.



US Voters: Not Spoilt For Choice

Video By Al Jazeera

How can US voters make an informed choice for president when most are not even aware who is on the ballot? http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32813.htm


The Fall of America and the Rise In Spirit

By Bernie Suarez

It wasn’t very long ago when the worldview of the United States was one of a country that represented justice, democracy, freedom and moral accountability, even if only in the minds of the naive. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32811.htm


Countdown to Armageddon

Alternative Video News Report – Submedia.tv

“It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32814.htm


Attacks kill at least 23 in Nigeria’s northeast: A wave of attacks by suspected Boko Haram Islamists in northeastern Nigeria has killed at least 23 people and destroyed several buildings, a hospital official and residents said Saturday. http://is.gd/QbbqKG 


Libya: 26 killed in clashes in Bani Walid: medics: Hospitals in the city of Misrata, where forces loyal to the new regime are being treated, were overwhelmed with casualties. One medical official cited by the official news agency put the death toll at 22, with more than 200 wounded. http://is.gd/GyUDR0 


Youngest son of Colonel Gaddafi dead after Bani Walid siege – Libya deputy PM: As the Libyan army is continuing its assault of Bani Walid, media speculate Khamis Gaddafi was captured during the siege and died of wounds. Reports on Twitter confirm that Khamis Gaddafi, Colonel Gaddafi’s son, has been found alive in Bani Wali http://rt.com/news/khamis-gaddafi-libya-captured-874/ 


12 killed, 50 wounded in separate attacks in Iraq: An Interior Ministry official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said eight people were killed and 49 others wounded when twin bombs went off in quick succession in the Baab al-Darwazah market area in Baghdad’s northern neighborhood of Kadhimiyah on Saturday, AFP reported. http://is.gd/gwb0Am 


Six Afghan Police Killed in Insider Attack: Six Afghan policemen were killed in Helmand province in a so-called “insider” attack involving a rogue Afghan policeman and a chef, local officials said on Saturday. http://is.gd/Ju8whH 


Turkish “retaliatory” fire has killed 12 Syrian soldiers -report: Turkey’s military has fired on Syria 87 times, killing 12 Syrian soldiers and destroying several tanks in retaliation for Syrian shells and mortars landing on Turkish territory, a Turkish newspaper reported on Saturday. http://is.gd/MlzYw4 


Up to 100 Norwegians join Syrian war: Around 100 young men with Norwegian citizenship have travelled to Syria to participate in the civil war, NRK reports, quoting Muslim sources. http://is.gd/GlNGO4 


Hezbollah Strongly Condemns Achrafieh Blast: It Targets Stability, Unity: In a statement issued Friday, Hezbollah considered that “this hideous crime is a vicious attempt to target stability and national unity,” and urged the “security and judicial apparatuses to use all efforts to control the crime, uncover its committers, and bring them to justice.” http://is.gd/I8iwDv 


‘Day of Rage': Lebanon prepares to bury slain security chief: Gunshots have been reported in several areas of downtown Beirut, Lebanon, where people rallied outside the Prime Ministers office. Anti-Syrian protesters called for a “Day of Rage” to coincide with the funeral of slain security chief al-Hasan. https://rt.com/news/lebanon-blast-funeral-protest-871/ 


Hariri calls for mass demo in Beirut over Hasan’s killing: Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri called for mass participation in Sunday’s rally in Beirut over the killing of a top intelligence official and said the slain officer had prevented President Bashar Assad from destabilizing Lebanon. http://is.gd/Z9t1gg 


Israel, Syria, Iraq: Who benefits from the Beirut blast? : At least eight are dead and 118 wounded after a car bomb rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut. The attack in the majority Christian neighborhood killed a top-ranking security official. http://is.gd/atMmuq 


Lebanon on a knife-edge: Anti-Syrian tensions rising : Tensions run high in Lebanon as the government declared an emergency meeting following a bomb attack that killed a top security official. Clashes and protests have been reported throughout the country amid opposition calls for the PM to resign. https://rt.com/news/lebanon-attack-bomb-syria-847/ 


Six Turkish soldiers, three PKK members killed in clashes: The fatalities came in two separate clashes overnight on Saturday. One Turkish soldier and three village guards were also wounded. http://is.gd/UEQaH4 


2 killed as Iranian general says :

U.S. involves in Baluchestan terror attack: An Ansar Movement member, blasted a bomb in Sistan and Baluchestan, a province in Iran’s east-southern region, on Oct.19, killing two Basij milita members. http://en.trend.az/regions/iran/2079098.html 



U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Agreed to Nuclear Talks: The United States and Iran have agreed in principle for the first time to one-on-one negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, according to Obama administration officials, setting the stage for what could be a last-ditch diplomatic effort to avert a military strike on Iran. http://is.gd/CCHb25 


Iran Attack Risks ‘All-Out Regional War’ Lasting ‘Several Years': A bipartisan group of former U.S. diplomats, generals and government officials released a report today urging caution against the United States launching military strikes on Iran http://is.gd/WePlS4 


Israel’s top diplomat scorns EU rebuke on Jerusalem illegal settlement: Israel‘s foreign minister on Saturday dismissed criticism by the European Union of illegal Jewish settlement on occupied land the Palestinians seek for a state, advising the 27-nation bloc to attend to its own problems instead. http://is.gd/0z4wMt 


Israel must end illegal settlement construction – Moscow: Settlement construction on the West Bank and in East Jerusalem are illegal under international law, the ministry stressed, adding the construction calls into question the establishment of a viable Palestinian state and “must stop fully and immediately.” http://rt.com/politics/moscow-israel-palestinians-settlement-ban-809/ 


President Mahmoud Abbas’ party fails to receive strong support in Palestinian elections: Palestinians voted for local councils in dozens of West Bank towns Saturday, but Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his Fatah movement didn’t get the sweeping endorsement they hoped for — even as Hamas boycotted the vote. http://is.gd/guHQGo 


Gaza-bound aid ship boarded by Israeli forces: Organisers of ship carrying pro-Palestinian activists seeking to reach Gaza say Israeli soldiers have boarded vessel. http://is.gd/msFSgE 


UN fears US will cut funding over Palestinian upgrade: President of General Assembly says Palestinians’ push for upgraded status likely to succeed, warns US against cutting UN funding over issue http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4294454,00.html 


One Dead, Nine Wounded in Panama Protests: A 10-year-old boy was killed and at least nine people were wounded by gunfire in protests against a law authorizing the sale of state-owned land in the Panamanian duty-free zone of Colon. http://is.gd/urEjq7 


Fidel Castro suffered a stroke, Venezuelan doctor says: Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro suffered a cerebral hemorrhage and his state of health is so precarious that he has trouble feeding, speaking and recognizing people, said a Venezuelan physician who assured El Nuevo Herald that he has access to firsthand sources and information. http://is.gd/UjhI1a 


Family denies Fidel Castro stroke rumours: The rumour mill surrounding the health of Fidel Castro is churning anew despite a letter from the ageing Cuban revolutionary published by state media and denials by relatives at home and in the United States that he is on death’s door. http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/world/15170474/ 


Russia criticises US over human rights record: Russia has denounced the human rights record of the US, citing maltreatment of children, breach of privacy, police brutality, secret jails and freedom of expression issues. http://is.gd/rf3mpv 


FBI entraps Bangladeshi student in fake terror plot: The case is only the latest in a seemingly endless series of “sting” operations in which hapless individuals are ensnared by FBI provocateurs in supposed “terrorist plots” that are entirely the creation of the federal authorities. http://www.wsws.org/articles/2012/oct2012/bomb-o19.shtml 


US to Turn Over Emails in Manning Case: A U.S. judge ordered prosecutors Wednesday to hand over hundreds of emails by officers overseeing the detention of WikiLeaks suspect Pvt. Bradley Manning, who has alleged he suffered mistreatment at a Marine Corps brig. http://is.gd/zpMU7r 


FBI must pay S.F. journalist $470,000: A federal judge this week ordered the FBI to pay a San Francisco journalist almost half a million dollars for withholding records he requested under the Freedom of Information Act. http://is.gd/sHni8R 


150,000 on anti-austerity march through London: Nurses, cleaners, librarians and ambulance drivers were among tens of thousands who joined the march and rally in Hyde Park, in one of the biggest anti-austerity protests this year. http://is.gd/V1Ssoq 


US: Existing home sales fall 1.7% in September: Sales of existing homes declined in September from August, falling 1.7% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.75 million, the National Association of Realtors reported Friday. http://is.gd/id69WP


Cost Of War


Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq “1,455,590


Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In America’s War On Iraq: 4,883


Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 3,206


Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan

Total Cost of Wars Since 2001




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Posted 22nd October 2012 by InI in category Information Clearing House

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