Guilty Until Proven Innocent: Extortion Against Standard Chartered Bank Shows Bias Against Iran By Danny Schechter

19 August 2012 — The News Dissector


Is This Incident A Retaliation Because A Bank Official Made A Disparaging Comment About US Hostility To Iran?


Johannesburg, South Africa: On the surface, it looked like a simple game of “Gotcha,” when New York Bank regulators blew the whistle on London’s Standard Chartered Bank for laundering money. The fact that the money was allegedly tied to Iran cast a major shadow on the allegations, given the Islamic Republic’s “bad guy” image in American policy circles.

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Video: US war on whistleblowers must end – Assange

19 August 2012RT

Julian Assange made his first public appearance in two months, ever since he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

Addressing the hundreds of people gathered outside the embassy, Assange thanked them for their support, claiming it was their resolve and presence that stopped British police storming the building. Continue reading

VTJP News & Articles 8/18/2012: Three Palestinian youth hospitalized after attack by Israeli lynch mob

18 August 2012  — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Report: “4550 Palestinians, Including 220 Children, Imprisoned By Israel”
IMEMC – Palestinian researcher and former political prisoners, Abdul-Nasser Farawna, reported that Israel is currently holding captive 4550 Palestinians, held in 17 prisons, detention and interrogation centers, and added that 220 Palestinian children are still imprisoned by Israel. …

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ICH 18 August 2012: Pussy Riot vs Julian Assange

 18 August 2012 — Information Clearing House


Why the World Can’t Tolerate a Preemptive Israeli Attack on Iran

By L. Michael Hager

It is time for President Obama to say “No” to the Israelis – no more military aid (now amounting to more than $3 billion a year) if they launch a military strike on Iran.

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