Breaking news: Tragic cholera outbreak in Port de Paix killing scores of Haitians, HLLN, July 29, 2011

30 July 2011 — HLLN

Recommended HLLN Link: Cholera Haiti Whitewashing by Georgianne Nienaber, June 14, 2011, LA Progressive

Zili Dlo: Clean water for everyone in Haiti — Zili Dlo: Dlo pwòp pou tout moun — How can YOU help? –

We just received an urgent SOS from the area of Port De Paix (North western) Haiti on a severe cholera outbreak. Our info is that so many people in that City have taken ill and are dying that there’s no place to even hospitalize all who are sick and dying. Medical help is insufficient. Ezili’sHLLN has been prevailed upon to mobilize media interests in this on-going but neglected tragedy.

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 23-30 July 2011

30 July 2011 — Strategic Culture Foundation

A US-Iran pantomime over Iraq
30.07.2011 | 10:25 | Melkulangara BHADRAKUMAR
 Al-Qaeda’s virulent Wahhabi, anti-Shi’ite ideology is sheer poison for Iran…The US has sought and obtained Iran’s acquiescence in its strategies in Iraq ever since the invasion in 2003…The “pro-West” Persian Gulf states are terrified of Shi’ite empowerment, for which they blame US misadventure in Iraq. On the other hand, Israel is hopping mad that it faces regional isolation and Obama isn’t resolute about vanquishing Iranian influence, especially in next-door Egypt, which used to be Israel’s playpen. And, of course, Israel dreads to think Iran may gain direct access to the Levant via Iraq…

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The best of FAIR’s Blog 29 July 2011

29 July 2011 — Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

Here’s some of the week’s best media criticism from the FAIR Blog

Bradley Manning Newslinks 29 July 2011

29 July 2011 —

Feds Defend Seizure of WikiLeaks Supporter’s Laptop
Wired News (blog)
By Kevin Poulsen The Justice Department on Thursday fired back against a lawsuit filed by a WikiLeaks supporter and friend of accused leaker Bradley Manning over the warrantless seizure of his laptop, arguing that they held onto the machine for a …

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: July 29, 2011

29 July 2011 — Stop NATO

  • U.S. Plans Interceptor Missile Radar System In NATO States
  • Russian Envoy Visits Turkey Over NATO Interceptor Missile System
  • Japan To Allow Interceptor Missile Transfers To NATO Nations
  • U.S. Missile Shield To Spark Nuclear Arms Race: North Korea
  • Kosovo-Serbia: NATO Declares Crossings ‘Restricted Military Areas,’ Threatens Lethal Force
  • Poland Loses 25th Soldier To NATO’s Afghan War
  • After Libya And Syria, U.S. Targets Lebanese Government

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Wikileaks Newslinks 29 July 2011

29 July 2011 —

Anonymous Fantasizes it was Responsible for EBay Stock Drop
(Source: Wikimedia Commons) Anonymous calls Paypal “corrupt” for refusing to support Wikileaks and cooperating with the FBI in arresting members associated with the attacks. (Source: Furious Fanboys) Anonymous takes credit for an eBay stock drop, …

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 28 July, 2011: Israel To Apologize For “Mistakes” During Flotilla Attack

28 July , 2011 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Israel Declares Ties With Newly-Born Republic Of South Sudan
IMEMC – Friday July 29, 2011 – 01:23, Israel announced Thursday that it will be holding official ties with the newly-born Republic of South Sudan, while Israeli officials visiting the country received an official letter recognizing the State of Israel.

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Videos: Overview of Anti-NATO Rebel Alliance & Pro Government Demonstrations in Libya

16 July 2011 — Waterput

On July 15th, 2011 the NATO countries with a few Arab countries agreed to regard their Rebels in Libya as the legitimate representatives of the Libyan people. They also decided that the Libyan money that was ‘freezed’ by these nations is now ready to be given to the opposition forces. This has all been covered by the Western media as a good humanitarian development in support of freedom fighters against the loyalist forces of the cruel dictator Gaddafi.

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The Anti-Empire Report By William Blum: Arguing Libya

28 July, 2011 —

On July 9 I took part in a demonstration in front of the White House, the theme of which was “Stop Bombing Libya“. The last time I had taken part in a protest against US bombing of a foreign country, which the White House was selling as “humanitarian intervention”, as they are now, was in 1999 during the 78-day bombing of Serbia. At that time I went to a couple of such demonstrations and both times I was virtually the only American there. The rest, maybe two dozen, were almost all Serbs. “Humanitarian intervention” is a great selling device for imperialism, particularly in the American market. Americans are desperate to renew their precious faith that the United States means well, that we are still “the good guys”.

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