The largest undercover force the world has ever known is the one created by the Pentagon over the past decade. Some 60,000 people now belong to this secret army, many working under masked identities and in low profile, all part of a broad program called “signature reduction.” The force, more than ten times the size of the clandestine elements of the CIA, carries out domestic and foreign assignments, both in military uniforms and under civilian cover, in real life and online, sometimes hiding in private businesses and consultancies, some of them household name companies.Read more . . .
MI5 has refused to answer the claimants’ questions about the scope of the policy, including whether it could in principle authorise murder, torture, inhuman and degrading treatment, rape, kidnapping or false imprisonment. The security service’s lawyers said to answer such questions of law would reveal the facts of conduct they wish to keep secret.Read more . . .
The DRS – the Algerian secret service – systematically infiltrated insurrectionary Islamist groups such as the GIA and from 1992 onwards launched its own fake guerrilla groups, including death squads disguised as Islamists. In 1994, the DRS managed to place Jamel Zitouni, one of the Islamists it controlled, at the head of the GIA. DRS-agents – with French connivance – bombed the PARIS metro in 1995.Read more . . .
Macedonian officials have admitted that seven alleged Pakistani militants killed in March 2002 were in fact illegal immigrants shot in cold blood to “impress” the international community.Read more . . .
In an interview with the daily Berliner Zeitung, Kurnaz claimed that he was given medicine against his will several times a month throughout the four and a half years he spent in Guantanamo Bay. Kurnaz, who is of Turkish origin, was released in 2006 and then returned to Germany, where he had grown up.Read more . . .
The Dutch government has refused to reveal details of a secret pact between members of the Joint Investigation Team examining the downed Flight MH17. If the participants, including Ukraine, don’t want information to be released, it will be kept secret.Read more . . .
‘Once you kill people because you don’t like what they say, you change the rules of war’Read more . . .
Damato-2 American Journal of International Law, July 1990 EDITORIAL COMMENT(scanned text) by Anthony D’Amato THE IMPOSITION OF ATTORNEY SANCTIONS FOR CLAIMS ARISING FROM THE U.S. AIR RAID ON LIBYA As three-month-old Khloud al-Oraiba slept in her home in a residential … Read more . . .
http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/icc-rejects-palestinian-bid-to-investigate-israeli-war-crimes-during-cast-lead-gaza-operation-1.422397 Published 18:20 03.04.12 Latest update 18:20 03.04.12 ICC rejects Palestinian bid to investigate Israeli war crimes during ‘Cast Lead’ Gaza operation [see comments at end] International Criminal Court in The Hague says reason for decision is that Palestine is … Read more . . .
http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/opinion/2011/10/201110912402659549.html Changes to UK law didn’t protect Tzipi LivniA London judge ordered a former Israeli foreign minister’s arrest, but the UK is preventing this. Daniel Machover and Raji Sourani Last Modified: 10 Oct 2011 09:15 The British government illegitimately agreed … Read more . . .
Netherlands could be safe haven for war criminals: leaked memo Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 8 February 2011 A leaked secret memorandum from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs suggests the government is seeking to ensure Israeli and other foreign officials … Read more . . .
Published 02:28 30.01.09 Latest update 02:28 30.01.09 ‘You are killing people,’ Erdogan tells Peres By Haaretz Staff and Agencies Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan stalked off the stage yesterday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland after sparring with President … Read more . . .
Nobel Hypocrisy: Peace Prize Awards to War Criminalsby Stephen LendmanGlobal Research October 21, 2007 Alfred Nobel was a wealthy nineteenth century Swedish-born chemist, engineer, inventor of dynamite, armaments manufacturer and war profiteer who remade his image late in life by establishing … Read more . . .
http://www.gilad.co.uk/writings/bowing-to-jewish-pressure-by-gilad-atzmon.html?printerFriendly=true Bowing to Jewish Pressure by Gilad Atzmon Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 9:11AM Prime Minister Gordon Brown has announced plans today to stop the issue of arrest warrants for foreign officials such as Tzipi Livni, Ehud Barak … Read more . . .
French prosecutor grants immunity from prosecution to 'former' public official … Read more . . .
Novel method of naming and shaming The idea has been promoted by various human rights activists that those who act against society, particularly public officials and others who wield considerable power and abuse their power, be prevented from enjoying nice … Read more . . .
New Zealand Attorney General stays prosecution of Israeli war crimes suspect, enabling him to evade international justice A prosecution of an Israeli war crimes suspect was stayed as part of a legal manoeuvre by the Attorney General of New Zealand … Read more . . .
Bill C-35: Granting Diplomatic Immunity to State Terrorists By Richard Sanders, Coordinator, Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade. The Liberal government is quietly trying to pass a law that will extend diplomatic immunity to include foreign officials in Canada, even … Read more . . .
Trial of Saddam Used as Cover-Up of US-UK War Crimes Elias Davidsson / Global Research The BBC website summarized on 10 January 2004, the “likely charges against Saddam Hussein”. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/3320293.stm According to the BBC report these are: (a) The Iran-Iraq … Read more . . .