Imperialist-backed conferences set stage for intervention in Somalia & Syria By Abayomi Azikiwe

4 March 20 — empirestrikesblack

As the American, French, and Israeli militaries help to crush the indigenous Somali resistance, Britain clamours to steal the nation’s rich unexplored oil reserves.

By Abayomi Azikiwe
Editor, Pan-African News Wire
012 9:50 PM

Back-to-back conferences held Feb. 23-24 to determine the destiny of Somalia and Syria took place outside the respective countries with the full backing of the imperialist states, guaranteeing that these efforts oppose the best interests of the two countries’ people. Continue reading

Mossad, Blackwater, CIA Led Operations in Homs By Israa Al-Fass

4 March 2012Al Manar

The crisis is at its end” is no longer a relieving statement made by some political analysts, as the crisis is really close to its end. Baba Amro is now under the control of the Syrian army… and so are the armed groups of which a big number escaped to the Lebanese borders dubbing their retreat “tactical”.

Around 700 Arab and Western gunmen surrendered in Baba Amro, well-informed sources told Al-Manar website, adding that “huge and critical surprises will be uncovered in the coming few days… such as the kinds of arms seized, as well as the military tactics the armed groups followed, and the sides that supervised the operations.”

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Black Agenda Report 1 March 2012: NYPD Looks for Terrorists at Black Girls' School in Newark

1 March 2012 — Black Agenda Report

A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford

The NYPD recognizes no jurisdictional boundaries in its religion– and race-based dragnets. Funded partly with federal money intended to curb drugs, Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s secret police imposed hyper-surveillance on Muslims in nearby Newark, New Jersey and other out-of-state localities. “It is as if the police saturated every Italian-American neighborhood, restaurant, business, social club, church, school, and playground in order to find out more about the Mafia.”

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WikiLeaks Newslinks 4 March 2012

4 March


WikiLeaks expose: Corporate giants caught spying

Green Left Weekly

By Ash Pemberton The release of secret emails from private intelligence company Stratfor by WikiLeaks has opened the door on the world of spying-for-profit. More than 5 million emails between Stratfor employees were stolen by hacker group Anonymous in …


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ACTA in UK: 10 years in jail for ‘illegal downloads’

3 March, 2012RT

SOCA parked page on former file-share service

SOCA parked page on former file-share service

UK web surfers have caught a grim glimpse of the future with Internet users being threatened with 10 years in jail for “illegal downloading” after a prominent music file-sharing site was shut down shortly after Britain signed the notorious ACTA bill.

It is the first time such a move has been made against Internet users in the UK. The British government introduced regulations in 2009 enabling Internet providers to track users who downloaded illegal content from the web and disable their connection if warning letters had no effect. But signing the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) has brought the conflict to a whole new level.

In Europe, people are taking to the streets in protest at the contradictory Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, with some countries refusing to sign it.

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Syria: Aljazeera massages the message

4 March 2012Angry Arab News Service

3 March 2012 – Aljazeera Leaks

This is rather explosive.  You know how low Aljazeera has sunk when Syrian regime TV stations have a field day with the shoddy journalism and fabrication procedures of Aljazeera.  It seems that people inside Aljazeera have leaked raw footage and pre-air reports to someone in Syrian regime TV.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 3 March 2012

3 March 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Israel Accepts Appeal Against New Settlement Plan In Hebron
IMEMC – The Israeli Higher Planning Council, running under the Military leadership in the occupied West Bank, accepted an appeal against a construction plan for a new Israeli settlement, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, the Arabs48 news website reported. …

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