VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 11 September, 2011: Israel Targets Vittorio Arrigone School in Embattled Jordan Valley

11 September 2011 , 2011 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Israeli troops detain family of fishermen; fire shell into southern Gaza Sunday
IMEMC – Sunday September 11, 2011 – 20:52, In the latest in a series of attacks on Gazan civilians, Israeli troops stopped a fishing boat off the coast of Gaza Sunday and detained all eight people on board. In addition, in a separate incident, Palestinian medics report that a civilian car was hit by an Israeli shell on Saturday night, but the occupants of the car were able to escape without injury.

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12 September 2011 — Pambazuka News

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Walter Fauntroy, Feared Dead in Libya, Returns Home—Guess Who He Saw Doing the Killing By Valencia Mohammed

7 September 2011 — The Afro-American

Update: 15/9/11 – Note: There seems to be some question about this report. See: Fauntroy’s Libya Massacres Story: No Time for Teasing


Former U.S. Congressman Walter Fauntroy. Larger photo: AP Photo, Gaia Anderson - Rebel fighters take control of a military vehicle, centre, positioned to defend what used to be Gadhafi's 32nd infantry regiment's base at Mardun, some 10 kilometers from the outskirts of Ban Walid, Libya, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011. (Courtesy Photo)

Former U.S. Congressman Walter Fauntroy, who recently returned from a self-sanctioned peace mission to Libya, said he went into hiding for about a month in Libya after witnessing horrifying events in Libya’s bloody civil war — a war that Fauntroy claims is backed by European forces.

Fauntroy’s sudden disappearance prompted rumors and news reports that he had been killed.

In an interview inside his Northwest D.C. home last week, the noted civil rights leader, told the Afro that he watched French and Danish troops storm small villages late at night beheading, maiming and killing rebels and loyalists to show them who was in control.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 10 September, 2011: Oakland Museum Shuts Down Palestinian Children’s Exhibit

10 September 2011 , 2011 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

A Call To Release Palestinian Journalist
IMEMC – Saturday September 10, 2011 – 21:08, Lawmakers and human rights advocates must intervene to free Samer Allawi, a Palestinian who works as Afghanistan bureau chief for Al Jazeera, says the organization UFree in a press release issued today. Allawi was detained without charges by the Israeli military on Aug. 9 when he was attempting to cross into Jordan from the West Bank, where he had been visiting family. He has been held in jail ever since.

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Wkileaks Newslinks 12 September 2011

12 September 2011 — williambowles.info

Latest Wikileaks Releases Give Zimbabweans Insights Into Political Parties
Voice of America
11 September 2011 Latest Wikileaks Releases Offer Zimbabweans Candid View of Political Parties The United States embassy for its part strongly condemned the release of the cables. Sharon Hudson-Dean, US Embassy spokesperson, says the disclosures could …

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Wikileaks Newslinks 11 September 2011

11 September 2011 — williambowles.info

AP review finds no WikiLeaks sources who say revealing their names put them at …
Washington Post
(no/Associated Press) – FILE – In this July 14, 2011 photo, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange talks to members of the media during a news conference in central London. The US has condemned the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks for putting lives in danger. …

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 11 September 2011: Imagine

11 September 2011 — Information Clearing House

New American Ally in Somalia: ‘Butcher’ Warlord
By David Axe
If you thought it was bad that Washington is paying a shady French mercenary to do its dirty work in Somalia, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: September 12, 2011

12 September 2011 — Stop NATO

  • United Nations Accomplice To NATO’s Aggression Against Libya
  • Daalder: 9/11 ‘NATO’s Finest Hour,’ Genesis Of Global Expansion
  • Afghan Official: U.S. Used 9/11 To Penetrate South And Central Asia
  • Pakistan: 51 Drone Strikes Kill 455 People In 2011
  • Pakistan: New Target Of U.S.-NATO South Asian War
  • Report: U.S. To Provide Turkey Predators For Deadly Attacks Inside Iraq
  • Gulf Cooperation Council: Arab World’s Eight Monarchies To Unite
  • United Armed Forces Could Make EU Superpower: Polish Party Leader

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Gowans: Libya: Imperialism and the Left By Stephen Gowans

11 September 2011 — The Greanville Post

WHILE THE CLASS CHARACTER of regimes under siege by Western powers is often explored in analyses of imperialist interventions and is frequently invoked to justify them, it neither explains why capitalist imperialist powers intervene nor stands as a justification for their actions.

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