Bhopal gas tragedy-WikiLeaks expose US role

25 May 2013 — Ground Report

Published by Proloy Bagchi on Ground Report on May 25, 2013

“It is more than a month since very vital disclosures were made by WikiLeaks in respect of the Bhopal Gas Disaster but, surprisingly, the media did not find it of any importance. The disclosures were literally blacked out. People wouldn’t have known about them but for the initiatives of the NGOs working for the welfare of the victims of the gas leak. They fished them out from the mass of disclosures and organized a joint protest rally in Bhopal..

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Monsanto Protection Act Signed By Obama, GMO Bill “Written By Monsanto” Signed Into Law

25 May 2013 —

The Monsanto Protection Act, essentially both written by and benefiting Monsanto Corporation, has been signed into law by United States President Barack Obama. The infamous Monsanto Corporation will benefit greatly and directly from the bill, as it essentially gives companies that deal with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and genetically engineered (GE) seeds immunity to the federal courts, among other things.

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Video: FAIR TV: PBS and Koch, Guatemala and the U.S. Role and Rumsfeld Meets the Press

25 May 2013 — FAIR Blog

This week: PBS won’t be showing us the documentary Citizen Koch–for some very dubious reasons. Also: The New York Times points out that the U.S. role in supporting genocide in Guatemala was hardly discussed at the trial; the same goes for U.S. media coverage of that trial. And Donald Rumsfeld goes on Meet the Press to talk about accountability. No, it’s not what you think.

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Blood on the Streets of London: Who will Protect us from the Real Extremists? By Colin Todhunter

24 May, 2013 — Global Research

Two men armed with knives and gun(s) apparently hack to death an off-duty soldier outside an army barracks in Woolwich, London. As the soldier lies dead or dying in the road, one of the alleged attackers approaches a man filming the scene on his mobile phone and makes a political speech about the British state’s role in killing Muslims in foreign countries.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 24 May 2013: “This time they destroyed everything”: Uprooted Bedouins face more evictions

24 May 2013 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Detainee Continues Hunger Strike, Demands Release
IMEMC – Palestinian detainee, Ayman Issa Hamdan, who went on hunger strike 27 days ago, rejected an Israeli “offer” for an additional six-month extension of his Administrative Detention, without trial, and demanded his unconditional release. …

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ICH 24 May 2013: The Real Reason For US Drone Attacks

24 May 2013 — Information Clearing House

Syria: Opposition’s Booby Trap Blueprint for Qusayr

By Radwan Mortada

“The battle will be long and Qusayr is completely booby-trapped and will turn into a ball of fire as soon as Nasrallah’s men step inside.” He concludes, “We succeeded in luring Hezbollah’s fighters and Assad’s army to where we wanted.”


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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 19-25 May 2013: Syria / Yugoslavia / Balkans / Bahrain / EU Caucasus-CIA / Afghanistan

25 MAy 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

US Makes Syria an ‘Offer it Can’t Refuse’ – again

25.05.2013 | 07:45 | Finian CUNNINGHAM

In Mafia terms, it’s called «making an offer that can’t be refused». The «offer» is not one of free choice between options that may benefit the object party. In reality, it is about setting up a scenario of duress, under which the object party is coerced to capitulate to detrimental terms of extreme prejudice determined cynically by the other party. This is the scenario that Washington and its NATO allies are contriving for the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad…more

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