National Security Archive 31 July 2015: Los Quemados: Chile’s Pinochet Covered up Human Rights Atrocity

31 July 2015 — National Security Archive

Los Quemados: Chile’s Pinochet Covered up Human Rights Atrocity

Chilean Dictator Rejected Police Report Identifying Army Units which Burned Alive Teenage Protesters in 1986

Declassified Documents Could Provide Evidence in long-awaited Prosecution for Murder of Washington D.C. Resident Rodrigo Rojas, Burning of Carmen Quintana
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Video: Varoufakis Sued for Alleged Treason While Syriza’s Left Platform Is Accused of Conspiracy

29 July 2015 — The Real News Network

Dimitri Lascaris reports on the charges against Varoufakis and critiques the media for engaging in a smear campaign that accuses the former energy minister Lafazanis and the leaders of the Left Platform of being covert plotters (inc. transcript)

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Video: Varoufakis Sued for Alleged Treason While Syriza's Left Platform Is Accused of Conspiracy

29 July 2015 — The Real News Network

Dimitri Lascaris reports on the charges against Varoufakis and critiques the media for engaging in a smear campaign that accuses the former energy minister Lafazanis and the leaders of the Left Platform of being covert plotters (inc. transcript)

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Statewatch News Online, 30 July 2015 (19/15)

30 July 2015 — Statewatch • e-mail: office@statewatch.org

You can also access as a pdf  file here: http://www.statewatch.org/news/2015/jul/e-mail-30-7-15.pdf

NEWS: http://www.statewatch.org/news/

1.   EU: Analysis: EU-USA Justice and Home Affairs cooperation: an honest and equal relationship?
2.   EU: Briefing: Preparing the ground for “smart borders”: EU action on “overstayers 
3.   EU: Smart borders: European Commission and MSs’at odds over digitising passport stamps
4.   EU: European Parliament Study: The General Principles of EU Administrative Procedural Law 
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Statewatch: New Analysis & Briefing, 30 July 2015 (17/15): EU-US cooperation & Smart Borders

30 July 2015 — Statewatch — e-mail: office@statewatch.org

1. EU: Statewatch Analysis:  EU-USA Justice and Home Affairs cooperation: an honest and equal relationship? 
2. EU: Statewatch Briefing: Preparing the ground for “smart borders”: EU action on “overstayers” 
3. EU: Smart borders: European Commission and Member States at odds over digitising passport stamps 

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Media Lens: Fantasy Politics – ‘Corbyn’s Morons’ And The ‘Sensible Approach’

29 July 2015 — Media Lens

Fantasy Politics – ‘Corbyn’s Morons’ And The ‘Sensible Approach’

In May, voters grasped Spanish political orthodoxy and shook it like a rag doll:

‘The anti-austerity party Podemos claimed its biggest victory in Barcelona, where activist Ada Colau seized control of the city hall. Podemos and Ciudadanos… made advances across the country that will give them a chance to shape policy for the first time.’

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SA(S)R Syndrome Moves On By S. Artesian

26 July 2015 — The Wolf Report: Nonconfidential analysis for the anti-investor

SA(S)R Syndrome Moves On 

Short-Attention-Span-Radicalism has quickly recovered from its setback in Greece,  finding solace in  its own unique spin on Joe Hill’s supposed last words– “Don’t mourn, Don’t organize; Forget, Ignore, Repeat.” The SARs brigade made up of VIBs; SIPs; near, neo, quasi, democratic, semi, hemi, demi, erratic, mo, po, po-mo socialists is done sitting shiva for Greece and has moved on to its next challenge, its once and future failure, Britain.

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 19-25 July 2015

25 July 2015 — Strategic Culture Foundation

The Tatar Knight of the Lithuanian Knight’s Cross – a Faithful Servant to the West

25.07.2015 | 00:00 | Peotr VOROBIEV

At the beginning of July, an interesting story appeared in the media: the head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis, Mustafa Dzhemilev, was awarded the Order of the Knight’s Cross «For services to Lithuania» by Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskait?. The nature of this Tatar’s knightly, which is to say military, services to the Lithuanian state could not but arouse curiosity. And I immediately called to mind that the first of this future knight’s seven previous convictions, at that time a Soviet citizen born in 1943 in German-occupied Crimea, was at the age of 22 for refusing compulsory military service in the army…

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NHS privatisation is destroying our health service

24 July 2015 — 38 Degrees

The truth about NHS privatisation has been exposed. An undercover investigation has found shocking care failures by private health business Care UK. It’s been caught leaving dangerously ill patients waiting for hours, and using work experience students instead of nurses. [1] This is what happens when private companies get their hands on our NHS. 

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