Julian Assange Newslinks 12-13 May 2019

13 May 2019 17:56 — The New Dark Age

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Rape allegations: TIMELINE and details of Sweden’s case against Julian Assange

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Venezuela Newslinks 12-13 May 2019

13 May 2019 16:20 — The New Dark Age

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Guaido ‘Open’ to Accepting a US Offer to Invade Venezuela

United States and Venezuela: A Historical Background

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Syria – OPCW Engineering Assessment: The Douma ‘Chemical Weapon Attack’ Was Staged

13 May 2019 — Moon of Alabama

On April 7 2018 Syrian ‘rebels’ claimed that the Syrian government used chlorine gas and Sarin in an attack on the besieged Douma suburb near the Syrian capital Damascus. They published a series of videos which showed dead bodies of mainly women and children.

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Jerusalem cable car project passes over objections from many quarters

13 May 2019 — Jonathan Cook

Political interests drive tourism plan that would blight historic city’s skyline and bypass Palestinians

The National – 13 May 2019

A proposed cable car project through occupied East Jerusalem has received new impetus from the rise of the Israeli far right and Washington’s decision to move its embassy to the city. But if completed, critics say, the long-running proposal would contribute to erasing the visibility of Palestinians in the city they hope to make their capital.

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The Western American Empire Plays the War Card

11 May 2019 — Global Research – Comitato No Nato

The 70 Years of NATO: From War to War

The Following text is Section 14 of 16

by the Italian Committee No War No NATO

Documentation presented at the International Conference on the 70th Anniversary of NATO, Florence, April 7, 2019

In the course of the next two weeks, Global Research will publish the 16 sections of this important document, which will also be available as an E-book.
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The Zionist Idea Has Never Been More Terrifying than It Is Today By Rima Najjar

11 May 2019 — Global Research
On this seventy-first annual commemoration of Palestine’s Jewish-state Nakba, let’s resolve not to continue to oversimplify things.

Whether you believe the American rabbi and historian Arthur Hertzberg’s assessment of the Zionist idea as “unprecedented … an essential dialogue between the Jew and the nations of the earth”, rather than a matter between Jews and God, or you believe the assessment of Ass’ad Razzouk, researcher and contributor to the PLO Research Center’s 1970 Arabic translation of Hertzberg’s book, that Zionism, at its heart, emerged naturally from Jewish religious sources and is thoroughly influenced and motivated by traditional Jewish religious ideas, both conscious and unconscious, the fact remains that there exists a complex picture of the relationship between Judaism and Zionism.

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The Re-Opening of the Swedish Assange Case Should Be Welcomed By Craig Murray

13 May 2019 — Craig Murray

That the Swedish investigation into the rape allegation against Julian Assange is being re-opened is something that ought to be welcomed. The alternative would be for this accusation to hang unresolved over Julian’s head forever. The Swedish prosecutors now need finally, as my father used to say, either to piss or get off the pot. They need to decide whether there is sufficient evidence to charge or not.

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5G: International EMF Scientist Appeal

13 May 2019 — Defend Democracy PressEMF Scientist

To:    His Excellency Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations;
Honorable Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Director-General of the World Health Organization
Honorable Joyce Msuya, Acting Executive Director of the U.N. Environment Program and Assistant Secretary-General of the U.N.;

U.N. Member Nations

International Appeal

Scientists call for Protection from Non-ionizing Electromagnetic Field Exposure

We are scientists engaged in the study of biological and health effects of non-ionizing electromagnetic fields (EMF). Based upon peer-reviewed, published research, we have serious concerns regarding the ubiquitous and increasing exposure to EMF generated by electric and wireless devices. These include–but are not limited to–radiofrequency radiation (RFR) emitting devices, such as cellular and cordless phones and their base stations, Wi-Fi, broadcast antennas, smart meters, and baby monitors as well as electric devices and infra-structures used in the delivery of electricity that generate extremely-low frequency electromagnetic field (ELF EMF).
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Statewatch News Online, 13 May 2019 (12/19)

13 May 2019 — Statewatch

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1.    Mytilene, Greece: Peaceful demonstration and the human right to freedom of assembly prevails
2.    EU: Frontex gets ready to deploy to the Balkans
3.    EU: Construction of the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS)
4.    EU criminal law could cover “crimes relating to artificial intelligence”
5.    EU: The human rights monitoring ship Mare Liberum is being prevented from leaving port
6.    Refugee crisis: latest news from across Europe 
7.    EU: Common European Asylum System: deadlock in the Council
8.    ECHR: Terrorism convict can be deported from France to Algeria without any ri

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The Role of Israel in Triggering an Attack on Iran: Selected Stories

13 May 2019 — Global Research

The Gwadar Terrorist Attack Exposed the International Media’s Double Standards

By Andrew Korybko

The BBC reported that the “Balochistan Liberation Army” (BLA) claimed responsibility for the attack and quoted the terrorist organization as “saying it had targeted Chinese and other foreign investors”. Read more…
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The 5G Revolution: Millions of “Human Guinea Pigs” in Big Telecom’s Global Experiment By Michael Welch and Chris Cook

13 May 2019 — Global Research

“If you are one of the millions who seek faster downloads of movies, games and virtual pornography, a solution is at hand, that is, if you do not mind volunteering your living body in a giant uncontrolled experiment on the human population.”

– Dr. Devra Davis, President of the Environmental Health Trust [1]

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NHS privatisation – the endgame now in sight

13 May 2019 — True Publica

NHS privatisation – the endgame now in sight

At TruePublica we published the story of how the government was deliberately dismantling the UK welfare state with the help of American ‘healthcare’ corporations, the result being that thousands of people have subsequently died at the hands of the state. Here, another story emerges that the NHS is being dismantled, again with the assistance of American corporations whose only desire is to turn a profit from a service being strangled by government budget constraints. Private healthcare firms have just been offered a substantial say in deciding how billions of pounds of NHS money is to be spent.

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Chelsea Manning restates her refusal to testify against Julian Assange as new grand jury subpoena looms By Niles Niemuth

13 May 2019 — WSWS

“This administration clearly wants to go after journalists”

Whistleblower and political prisoner Chelsea Manning spoke out Sunday in defense of her principled refusal to testify before any grand jury impaneled to bring frame-up charges against journalist and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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Why Joining The Communist Movement Is The Most Sensible Option For Those On The Left By Rainer Shea

10 May 2019 — Greanville Post

In the capitalist era, liberals serve a crucial role for perpetuating the existing power structure. When the people start demanding change, liberals are there to placate them by offering solutions that improve the system while posing no challenge to it. At their worst, these kinds of moderates pose a threat to justice that’s worse than that of the biggest reactionaries. As Martin Luther King Jr. wrote, the greatest obstacle to black liberation isn’t the Ku Klux Klan, but “the white moderate who is more devoted to ‘order, than to justice; who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice.”

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