WikiLeaks Newslinks 5-6 January 2012

6 January 2012 —

WikiLeaks Supporters Lose Court Bid to Protect Twitter Records
Wired News
By Kim Zetter Three WikiLeaks supporters have lost their bid to protect their Twitter records from US investigators trying to prosecute the whistleblowing site over its publication of secret and sensitive government documents. …

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The Criminality of Nuclear Deterrence Today: International Law as Anchoring Ground By Professor Francis A. Boyle

XVIIIth Conference “Mut Zur Ethic”: Direct Democracy Feldkirch, Austria

Ladies and gentlemen:

I am very happy to be speaking with you this evening. I want to express my gratitude to Zeit-Fragen for publishing the German language edition of my book The Criminality of Nuclear Deterrence (Clarity Press: 2002) which comes out now on the anniversary of the end of the Second World War. At this time 65 years ago, Japan surrendered to the United States after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the incineration of 250,000 completely innocent human beings.
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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 5 January 2012: Israeli Photo For al-Aqsa Mosque Without The Dome Of The Rock

5 January 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Israeli government pays students to spread propaganda online
IMEMC – The Israeli government has launched a program to pay students to promote the Israeli agenda on Facebook and internet chatrooms. …

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Iran Newslinks 4-6 January 2012

6 January 2012 —

6 January 2012
THE ROVING EYE : The US-Iran economic war
Asia Times Online Today at 11:00
With the stroke of a pen, United States President Barack Obama instituted legislation aimed at taking Iran’s 2.5 million barrels of oil a day in exports off the global market. In reality it is not going to happen; expect a rash of new private banks set up all across the developing world for the purpose of buying Iranian oil. But there will be collateral damage – in the West itself. – Pepe Escobar (Jan 6, ’12)

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