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Wednesday, 17 September 2008
David Icke on Coast to Coast Tonight
David will be talking with host George Noory on the show heard across America on affiliate stations       and across the world on the Internet.
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Sujet: Bienvenue sur S.O.S mystère
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2008 16:41:38 -0400
De: Frédéric Gauthier <fred@sosmystere.com>

Bonjour à tous, ce soir 21:00 je reçois Mme GHISLAINE LANCTÔT. 

et vers la fin j'ouvre les lignes téléphoniques.


Passer le mot à tous qu'à partir de demain le 18 septembre les émissions
commenceront à 20:00Pm

Frédéric Gauthier
September 18, 2008 (there) // still sept 17th here.
Economic World War Has Begun, Warns Russia
By: Sorcha Faal, and as reported to her Western Subscribers (Traducción al Español abajo)
In a very disturbing report to Prime Minister Putin and President Medvedev today from the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, the greatest fears for our World’s economic system have been realized as the Ministry is warning that a ‘full fledged’ Economic World War is now underway with the main ‘target’ being the United States Federal Reserve System,
 and whose Chairman, Ben Bernanke, admitted to the Chicago Tribune News Service yesterday that they have “Lost Control” of the American economy.
So catastrophic have these attacks upon the US Federal Reserve been, that
 for the second day in a row Russian markets collapsed despite an injection of over $20 billion to stem the flow of outbound capital headed toward the Western banking system,
and the United States main stock market was crushed by a further  450 point loss as the Associated Press News Service reports that the Americans are ‘scared to death’ as their entire economic system nears total collapse.
So catastrophic has the collapse of the Western Banking system been
 that Israel’s Haaretz News Service is reporting that losses have now exceeded $1 Trillion and is the ‘worst financial crises’ since the beginning of the Great Depression in 1929.   
Britain ’s Telegraph News Service is further reporting that the combined injection of nearly $500 billion by the US Federal Reserve, Bank of England and the European Central Bank into the Western Banking system over the past two days
 has done nothing to stem the financial blood spilling on the floors of markets throughout the World.
Not just to the American system either has this crisis struck as the United Kingdoms Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS) is said near collapse with Prime Minister Brown now urging for its sale before its total collapse.
China is reported to be, also, growing increasingly concerned over the West’s financial crisis, and as we can read as reported by the Reuters News Service:
“Threatened by a "financial tsunami," the world must consider building a financial order no longer dependent on the United States, a leading Chinese state newspaper said on Wednesday.
The commentary in the overseas edition of the People's Daily said the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc (LEH.P: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) "may augur an even larger impending global 'financial tsunami'."
The People's Daily is the official newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party, and the overseas edition is a smaller circulation offshoot of the main paper.”
The greatest insight into the causes of this Economic World War, these reports state, lies in the powerful consortium of European Banks ruled by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and the Netherlands House of Orange, ruled by Queen Beatrix,
 and who control the largest bank in the World, Switzerland’s UBS , and its allies, the United Kingdoms HSBC and the Netherlands ING Group, both of which are, also, among the top ten banks on our planet.
The United States Federal Reserve, these reports continue, became alarmed this past year with the unprecedented ascendancy of Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama, who Russian Intelligence Officers had previously ascertained was a ‘deep cover’ agent of British Intelligence during his detention in the Siberian city of Perm in 2005
while he was accompanying US Senator Richard Lugar on a nuclear disarmament tour of Russia, and sought to uncover his US and European financial backers through the use of what are called ‘offshore accounts’,
 and as we can read as reported by the Wall Street News Service:
US prosecutors are expected to confront Swiss banking giant UBS with a broad subpoena for the names of wealthy American clients who may have used its services to avoid income taxes, according to lawyers and others involved in the case.”
Not being understood by the American people is that US Federal Reserve is a private bank established by the US Congress in 1913 ...........
after the murder of most of America’s top bankers and industrial leaders in the deliberate 1912 sinking of the Titanic, and who opposed the establishment of a Central Bank in the United States.
Further to be noted is that the direct financing of both World War’s I and II were accomplished through the machinations of the German Jewish Warburg family, and who through Felix Warburg, Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Bank, and Max Warburg, one of the founders of Nazi German industrial giant IG Farben and head of the Deutsche Bank,
          nearly destroyed the power of the European Royal Houses, including Russia’s,
 and began the hegemony of the United States.
To the greatest fears, however, of the outbreak of Economic World War, between the European Royal Houses and the United States, along with its Israeli ally,
 lies in the American’s response with their military power,
 and which is the only power they have remaining in order to prevent the total collapse of their economy.
Russian Military Analysts have repeatedly warned that
 this is the only course of action left for the Americans to preserve their Nation,
 but which with the election of Obama to the Presidency of the United States
would accomplish a coup of the US government by the European Royal Houses and the dismembering of that once great country.
What remains to be known is the response to these actions against them by the present Fascist backed regime of the Bush-Clinton cabal
who have, essentially, run the American Empire
 since the attempted assassination of President Ronald Regan in 1981,
 in what Russian Intelligence Analysts have stated was a successful coup staged by their former CIA Director, and then Vice President George Bush,
 and who was the father of the current US President.
If the World Wars of last century which, also, pitted these American and European powers against each other, are any indication,
 one can surely state that the bombs will start falling much sooner than later
 as the battle for our Earth enters this final and most catastrophic of stages.
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 ( 2005)  Lugar, Senator Barack Obama—the junior Democratic Illinois Senator also of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee—as well as the rest of the US delegation, who are on a weeklong nuclear disarmament tour among former Soviet states, spent several hours at a weapons destruction site outside Perm before returning to the city airport, officials from the US Embassy in Moscow told Bellona Web Monday.
The delegation was in Russia as part of a week-long tour of major weapons facilities in former Soviet republics, where U.S. funds are being used to secure or destroy nuclear, chemical and biological weapons.
The Federal Reserve is a Private Financial Institution
Text of court ruling and analysis.
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Wednesday, 03 September 2008
Ventura Voices 9/11 Truth
At Rally For The Republic
  'During an impassioned speech in which he called for a revolution to take back the country, former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura voiced 9/11 truth to the 10,000 in attendance and the millions watching on C-Span and You Tube at the Rally For The Republic yesterday.'
(...) He also expressed his support for the Second Amendment and reminded people that the founding fathers didn’t write it into the Constitution so people could hunt, but that the right to bear arms was about the right of the people to overthrow a corrupt government.(...)

Ventura concluded his speech by saying, “We can take our country back, it can be done, but it’s not gonna happen with talk - it’s gonna happen with action. I wrote the book Don’t Start The Revolution Without Me - well I’m here….let’s get the revolution going!” he concluded to rapturous applause, adding that if the country showed him it was possible, he would consider running in 2012, vowing, “we’ll give them a race they’ll never forget!”

Watch Jesse Ventura’s full speech below in three parts.(...)


...with comments;

September 3,2008
last night was incredible! wow, that’s sounds a little perverted, nonetheless it was incredible! can anyone leave me a link or tell me how to find cspan2’s viewers from last night? i’m curious to find out how many people watched it.
george in toronto
September 3,2008
You haen’t seen nothing until these two get into office.
Question: why Demcorats(Pigelosi) refuse to impeach Bush/Cheney?
Simple: Demoos took part in the 911 attacks–Billy Goat Clinton authorized the development of low leve radiation concrete blasting miniture nuke bombs, Each floors of WTC1 & 2 had 4 installed–Check of Why all the WTC concrete turned into dust at Brasscheck.com
September 3,2008
I think Jesse’s trying to tell us that he’ll run in 2012 if he sees us working harder to support ALL the pro-liberty candidates who run for office in all local, statewide, and national elections. We’d better start making lists of all those candidates and broadcasting their names, voting records, and platforms via e-mail, bulletins, blogs, YouTube subscription groups, locally placed flyers, mass-mailed DVD’s…
He also wants us to hold corporate media’s feet to the fire… To me, it looks like we’ve been doing a good job of that already, because they’re constantly complaining about dwindling viewership. Nothing will shut them down faster than ignoring them will.
As for other forms of revolution… So far, we haven’t been driven to take up arms against our installed puppets or their masters: de rothschilds, rockefeller, kissinger, perle, brzezinski, etc. the way the Venezuelan people did when they forced them to give back their beloved President Chavez… or the way the Iranian people did when they ran the puppet shah out of their country in ‘79… Violent revolution will only become necessary in the U.S. if they actually attempt to round us up in large numbers and send us to the FEMA detention centers (like they did to Danny Riley, who is being held and silenced at the Fort Devens FEMA Detention Center in Ayer, Massachusetts). The only reason they’ve been placating us Westerners so far is because we willingly played the ‘Good Little Consumer’ role they cast us in. But now that India’s and China’s consumers have provided the puppet masters with a ‘fresh start’, we’re no longer useful to them, and so they see us as ‘dead wood’ that needs to be cut from the payroll.
As long as they leave us alone, we can continue to use YouTube as our primary weapon. WE are the media now.
james griffin
September 3,2008
From the UK I can honestly say it was the most inspiring and informative speech I have heard from an American in a very long time.
The usual suspects spouting “good old family values” whilst sending your troops rampaging around the world with our lot following behind must be put behind us. On both sides of the Atlantic we have to ask serious questions about who actually runs u? what are they doing?…and more to the point how are they getting away with it.?
If it involves the loss of our freedom, taxation and control you cazn be sure we are being lied to be it 9/11, 7/7 the EU or the Climate.
Information is out there but the mainstream media tell us what they want to and even though we know the truth is almost certainly something different we are allowing them to get way with it.
On the morning of 9/11 there was a major air defence exercise taking place over North America…leaving the Eastern Seaboard virtually un-protected.
On the morning of 7/7 in London there was an anti-terror exercise taking place involving around 1000 people. The subject of the exercise was a bomb on a road vehicle and three bombs at undergound stations.
They turned out to be the very stations where the bombs went off.
At least many Americans are waking up to the possibility of an inside job on 9/11….as for my fellow countrymen on 7/7….comatose. Blissfully unaware of anything other than the official line.
Alas we have no Jesse Ventura to speak out and wake people up to the possibility of a very unpleasant truth.
Jesse, I would vote for you.
September 3,2008
Did Ventura mention the magnetometer data???
Magnetometer data from alaska.edu shows the earth’s magnetic field shifted with every 9/11 “event”. This includes the plane-shaped holes appearing in the towers. The World Trade Center was destroyed with directed energy weapons. See this analysis by former Clemson University Professor of Mechanical Engineering Dr Judy Wood for info on the magnetometer data:

 Wednesday, 03 September 2008
A message to the membership of the Green Party of England and Wales
  by former Green Party Agent, Justin Walker

 (...) 'In the USA, the Green Party’s presidential candidate, the courageous former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, is asking for the truth about what really happened on 9/11. She knows there are huge problems with the official narrative of what happened on that fateful day and that the whole ‘War on Terror’, which has claimed hundreds of thousands of innocent lives and which is so voraciously eating into our civil liberties and basic freedoms, is now being increasingly called into question by ordinary decent people.

The US Greens are unashamedly a major player in this burgeoning American Truth Movement. The same cannot be said for the Green Party of England and Wales where the ‘leadership’ and ‘establishment’ of the party under Caroline Lucas and Jean Lambert has deliberately chosen to ignore this huge and ‘embarrassing’ issue in the vain hope that it would go away. Well it hasn’t and now the British Greens are left looking rather silly and out of touch with what is REALLY going on.' .....

It really does hurt me to say this, but the Greens in Britain today are largely an irrelevance as ordinary decent people on the internet and at the grass roots wake up and connect the dots that prove beyond all reasonable doubt that we are heading for an Orwellian 'Big Brother' police state nightmare which is being assembled slowly but surely by a tiny secretive global elite to ensnare all of us.
This was what David Icke was saying at the recent Haltemprice and Howden by-election – an election that we can prove was a sham and a scam (go to www.wholetruthcoalition.org for the evidence).

And before you simply dismiss David Icke (a man who the Green Party’s ‘establishment’ likes to demonise), please consider for a moment that to do so you have to first dismiss the latest scientific evidence concerning cutting edge Quantum Physics along with the collective knowledge and wisdom of the indigenous peoples around the world who have oral traditions going back thousands of years. I also happen to know, having met Cynthia McKinney myself, that she is open minded enough to want to meet with David at some point in the future to discuss his research. Closed minds, my friends, do not get to the truth!

I’m afraid the Green Party has stopped listening and learning and it has certainly stopped questioning. How many of you reading this know that there was a major hurricane, Hurricane Erin, off New York on the morning of 9/11? What do you know about Tesla and the Hutchison Effect? Have you heard of HAARP and, if so, what is it for? Do you know that other planets in our solar system, including Mars and Jupiter, are displaying temperature increases and climate change at the same time the Earth is? And are you absolutely certain that you can trust Al Gore? What do you really know about him and the Clinton administration that he was involved in? What do you know about the Amero and the North American Union? What do you know about the UK training charity Common Purpose? And how much do you know about the Bilderberg Group, the Trilateral Commission and the Council on Foreign Relations? Have you heard of Dr Royal Raymond Rife? And what really goes on in the Bohemian Grove? And who really funded and supported Adolf Hitler and the Nazis? ........
Thank you for taking the trouble to read this – time is most certainly not on our side so please take this warning seriously.  The signs are extremely ominous that another 9/11 style 'false flag' operation leading to a major war against Iran (and possibly others) is on the cards before the end of this year. .........
Read more...  : http://www.davidicke.com/content/view/15503/48/
sott focus;
Summary: Gold continued its steady rise from the recent lows below $800 an ounce. The dollar also resumed its rise against the euro.
The recent rise of the dollar has been attributed to evidence that the rest of the world is entering a recession and that the downturn will not be limited to the United States. It has also been fueled by an export-based mini-recovery in the United States. A recent revision of U.S. GDP (Gross Domestic Product) number showing a 3.5% annualized growth rate in the second quarter of 2008 shows the results of both the growth in exports from the United States and the effects of the tax rebate checks being spent in the economy.
Both, however, cannot last, as the checks have already been spent and the dollar is now rising (it was the low dollar that fueled exports). So, while a little good news is always welcome, we're not out of danger, by any means. The drop in the price of gold this summer has made all currencies seem stronger, but what is really behind it all?
Average people will see the economic troubles as a failure of the system. Not everyone shares that view. For some, things are going right according to plan.
Tom Herman
Thursday, August 28, 2008
One of the most exclusive clubs in the U.S. has picked up more members.
About 47,000 people had a net worth of $20 million or more in 2004, the latest available year, according to new estimates by the Internal Revenue Service. While that was up only slightly from 46,000 in 2001, it was up 62% from 29,000 in 1998.
The IRS also reported increases in the number of people with a net worth between $10 million and $20 million: 79,000 people qualified for this group in 2004, up from 77,000 in 2001 and 51,000 in 1998.(...)
Michael Hudson, in a recent interview by Mike Whitney, agrees that for the super-rich, recent economic policies have not been disastrous at all:
...MW: The housing market is freefalling, setting new records every day for foreclosures, inventory, and declining prices. The banking system is in even worse shape; undercapitalized and buried under a mountain of downgraded assets. There seems to be growing consensus that these problems are not just part of a normal economic downturn, but the direct result of the Fed's monetary policies. Are we seeing the collapse of the Central banking model as a way of regulating the markets? Do you think the present crisis will strengthen the existing system or make it easier for the American people to assert greater control over monetary policy?
Michael Hudson: What do you mean "failure"? Your perspective is from the bottom looking up. But the financial model has been a great success from the vantage point of the top of the economic pyramid looking down? The economy has polarized to the point where the wealthiest 10% now own 85% of the nation's wealth. Never before have the bottom 90% been so highly indebted, so dependent on the wealthy. From their point of view, their power has exceeded that of any time in which economic statistics have been kept.
(...) They're not trying to make the economy more equal, and they're not trying to share power. Their greed is (as Aristotle noted) infinite. So what you find to be a violation of traditional values is a re-assertion of pre-industrial, feudal values. The economy is being set back on the road to debt peonage. The Road to Serfdom is not government sponsorship of economic progress and rising living standards; it's the dismantling of government, the dissolution of regulatory agencies, to create a new feudal-type elite.
The former Soviet Union provides a model of what the neoliberals would like to create. Not only in Russia but also in the Baltic States and other former Soviet republics, they created local kleptocracies, Pinochet-style.
 In Russia, the kleptocrats founded an explicitly Pinochetista party, the Party of Right Forces ("Right" as in right-wing).
In order for the American people or any other people to assert greater control over monetary policy, they need to have a doctrine of just what a good monetary policy would be. Early in the 19th century the followers of St. Simon in France began to develop such a policy. By the end of that century, Central Europe implemented this policy, mobilizing the banking and financial system to promote industrialization, in consultation with the government (and catalyzed by military and naval spending, to be sure). But all this has disappeared from the history of economic thought, which no longer is even taught to economics students.
The Chicago Boys have succeeded in censoring any alternative to their free-market rationalization of asset stripping and economic polarization.
My own model would be to make central banks part of the Treasury, not simply the board of directors of the rapacious commercial banking system. You mentioned Henry Liu's writings earlier, and I think he has come to the same conclusion in his Asia Times articles.
MW:Do you see the Federal Reserve as an economic organization designed primarily to maintain order in the markets via interest rates and regulation or a political institution whose objectives are to impose an American-dominated model of capitalism on the rest of the world?
Michael Hudson: Surely, you jest! The Fed has turned "maintaining order" into a euphemism for consolidating power by the financial sector and the FIRE sector generally (Finance, Insurance and Real Estate) over the "real" economy of production and consumption.
 Its leaders see their job as being to act on behalf of the commercial banking system to enable it to make money off the rest of the economy. It acts as the Board of Directors to fight regulation, to support Wall Street, to block any revival of anti-usury laws, to promote "free markets" almost indistinguishable from outright financial fraud, to decriminalize bad behavior - and most of all to inflate the price of property relative to the wages of labor and even relative to the profits of industry.
The Fed's job is not really to impose the Washington Consensus on the rest of the world. That's the job of the World Bank and IMF, coordinated via the Treasury (viz. Robert Rubin under Clinton most notoriously) and AID, along with the covert actions of the CIA and the National Endowment for Democracy.
You don't need monetary policy to do this - only massive bribery. Only call it "lobbying" and the promotion of democratic values - values to fight government power to regulate or control finance across the world. Financial power is inherently cosmopolitan and, as such, antagonistic to the power of national governments.
The Fed and other government agencies, Wall Street and the rest of the economy form part of an overall system. Each agency must be viewed in the context of this system and its dynamics - and these dynamics are polarizing, above all from financial causes.
 So we are back to the "magic of compound interest," now expanded to include "free" credit creation and arbitraging.
The problem is that none of this appears in the academic curriculum. And the silence of the major media to address it or even to acknowledge it means that it is invisible except to the beneficiaries who are running the system.
sott focus:
And that is precisely the goal of the repeated attempts by the UCU to institute an academic boycott (of some nature) against Israeli institutions - to make a public statement condemning the Israeli government for its human rights abuses. Yet somehow, the debate is always twisted and turned around to allegations of "anti-semitism" - that if you support the boycott you are somehow motivated by a 'hatred of Jews because they are Jews'. The contention is clearly ridiculous. Those supporting the boycott and the vast majority of those that condemn the situation in Palestine and Israel are well aware that the Israeli government and the Jews of Israel and elsewhere are far from synonymous. Events leading up the Iraqi invasion, when Tony Blair ignored the mass public demonstrations and not only joined the US-led invasion but fabricated evidence to justify it gave the British public a stark reminder of just how impotent they are to influence government policy on the most important matters.
In Israel the situation is no different. A majority of Israeli citizens want peace (who wouldn't?) but their government continues its aggressive policies towards Israel's Arab neighbors, placing the lives of Israelis at risk, and public opinion be damned. How then can the anti-boycott camp in the UK and elsewhere reasonably insist that exerting academic, political or economic pressure on the Israeli government is tantamount to hatred of Jews? Clearly the boycott seeks to achieve the very same thing that a majority of ordinary Jews (at least in Israel) want - an end to the violence and peaceful cohabitation. The answer of course is that they cannot 'reasonably' make such a claim, and there is nothing reasonable about the tactics they use to silence the boycott campaign.
Classic    //    comments By Laura

What these crazy "pro-Israeli gov" people are doing is actually the most reprehensible form of anti-Semitism since it acts against the rank and file of normal Jewish people.
As is the case about everywhere, it is psychopaths in power in Israel and pathological people support psychopathy. I guess that means that this Hirsh guy is pathological too.
For some additional insight about these tactics see the following:

The Art of Controversy -- the art of psychopathy?
and the same types of attacks on Jimmy Carter:
Hasbara employs "Wikipedians" to spin Israel
It's not a Jewish conspiracy to control the world, it's a psychopathic conspiracy and they use the Jews and Israel to do it not to mention fundamentalist Christians and Fanatical Muslims. But behind all those ideologies, it's just pathology - a bunch of power mad psychopaths.
(...) Last week the AHRC received confirmation that Pakistani soldiers arrested four people on April 5 2008, in the Dera Bugti district of Balochistan, and subjected them to torture. They were asked to identify local supporters of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA). After failing to get any names from them, the victims were immersed in scolding hot coal tar. Three of the men were literally boiled and burned to death. A fourth died later from his injuries.
Villagers in the area also claim the Pakistan army used a form of chemical gas against them and that some of the gassed survivors were later shot. Their bodies have not been handed over to relatives for burial.(...)
During July and August [2008], over 100 Baloch persons were killed, 250 disappeared and more than 20,000 were displaced. They are victims of intensified military operations by the Pakistan army, which has occupied Balochistan since invading in 1948 and forcibly incorporating it into Pakistan.
Cobra attack helicopters that were provided by the US to help defeat the Taliban and al-Qaida are instead being used to crush the Baloch people.
The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is an international, nonviolent, and democratic membership organisation. Its members are indigenous peoples, minorities, and unrecognised or occupied territories who have joined together to protect and promote their human and cultural rights, to preserve their environments, and to find nonviolent solutions to conflicts which affect them.
Although the aspirations of UNPO Members differ greatly, they are all united by one shared condition – they are not adequately represented at major international fora, such as the United Nations. ... Founded in 1991 at the Peace Palace in The Hague, UNPO is unique as an international organisation in that it is built entirely by its Members. Through this strong connection to those suffering the consequences of the exclusion the organisation seeks to address, UNPO has since grown into a prominent and respected international forum.(...)
For more information see:
Manila - The top rights official in the Philippines on Wednesday raised alarm over the rising human cost of an army offensive against Muslim rebels in the south, saying civilian deaths had gone unreported.
Monitors on the ground have confirmed that 20 civilians were killed when troops overran rebel positions on Sunday in Lanao del Norte province, Commission on Human Rights chair Leila de Lima said.(...)
Comment: Isn't it strange how when civilians are killed by armies, they are considered "collateral damage" rather than murdered civilians?
Salam Amira stands by the window where she filmed a bound and blindfolded Palestinian being shot by an Israeli soldier. The roadblock is seen at a distance.
Nilin, West Bank - The window through which Salam Amira, 16, filmed the moment when an Israeli soldier shot from close range a handcuffed and blindfolded Palestinian detainee has a large hole at its centre with cracks running in every direction.
"Since my video was shown, the soldiers shoot at our house all the time," she said. The shattered and cracked windows at the front of the building confirm her story. "When we leave the windows open, they fire tear gas inside too."
Her home looks out over the Israeli road block guarding the only entrance to the village of Nilin, located just inside the West Bank midway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. It was here that a bound Ashraf Abu Rahma, 27, was shot in the foot in July with a rubber bullet under orders from an Israeli regiment commander.(...)
In the past few weeks, two youngsters have been shot dead by the army, including one, Ahmed Moussa, who was 10. The army claimed he was throwing stones. An autopsy showed he was hit in the head by a bullet from an M-16 rifle.
Comment: What justification? What other place on earth justifies shooting 10 year old children in the head for throwing stones? What type of being is it capable of committing such an act, if not a psychopath?
The United Arab Emirates is a federation which consists of seven emirates. The largest emirate is Abu Dhabi which contains the nation's capital city Abu Dhabi.
This is Israeli justice in a nutshell: Lt. Col. Omri Burberg, the battalion commander suspected of giving an utterly illegal order to shoot a bound Palestinian, is wandering free and being considered for a senior training post in the Israel Defense Forces. Meanwhile, Jamal Amira, the father of Salam, the amateur camera operator who filmed the shooting, spent 26 days in an Israeli jail, until a military judge was so kind as to release him on bail last week.(...)
Over the weekend, the villagers of Na'alin once again rushed one of their friends to the Ramallah hospital: Hitham Alian, 21, was shot in the head on the way to visit his grandfather. The image of his bleeding head adorns almost every mobile phone in Na'alin.

"This is a closed military zone," barked the Border Police thugs who welcomed us at the checkpoint closing off Na'alin, barring our entrance to the village. A few minutes later, the officers disappeared and the closed military zone suddenly turned into an open civilian zone, if just for a moment. A scratchy loudspeaker called the children of the village to a back-to-school party, and the gravel road to the ancient olive grove - the one Israel plans to expropriate and uproot - was carpeted with stones, a reminder of the daily struggle here. Israel is building the fence to the east of the Green Line, with the sole purpose of expanding the borders of Kiryat Sefer and Hashmonaim, the two large settlements already constructed on land stolen from Bil'in and Na'alin. .....
"At first we couldn't believe it," recalls Mohammed, who was standing next to Salam as she filmed. "We were sure the officer would put Ashram into the jeep. In the evening, when we saw the video, we were happy. We were happy to have released such a thing into the world. We wanted to show the world, and especially the Israeli Defense Ministry, what IDF soldiers are doing to us. Come see the actions of the battalion commander, a lieutenant colonel with two 'falalels' [oak-leaf clusters], the commander of Na'alin. First he imposed a total curfew on us, a closure on 5,000 people to guard a couple of tractors, and now this shooting."
......  Mohammed says they were afraid, at first, to publicize the video. "We were scared the army would do something to us. The B'Tselem people promised us that nothing bad would happen to us. But our fears came true. There was revenge. After two days, my father was arrested. After three days, I was shot in the leg with a rubber bullet while leaving my house. We don't have one unbroken window in our house. Sometimes the soldiers ask me, 'Have you filmed us today?' That's how it's been every day since then." ......
Jamal began arguing with the Border Police officers, one of whom told Jamal the land was not his. Jamal, furious, began devouring clods of earth. His son Ghaleb watched from a distance as officers attacked and kicked his father. The family has a video to prove it. Jamal was put into the jeep. He was handcuffed and blindfolded. He heard the officers say to each other, "We caught Salam's father, the camerawoman's father."

He was driven to Hashmonaim, where he says he was left sitting on the ground for about three hours. He asked for water and was refused. After several hours, officers poured water on his face. "Omri is my friend," Jamal says one of the officers told him. They eventually brought him to a Border Police base next to Maccabim and left him handcuffed in the jeep for another three or four hours, still with no water. He says many Border Police officers came to see "Salam's father." When he asked for water again, he says one of them responded, "Eat your camera." "I'll screw you" is another sentence from an officer that Jamal hesitates to quote.

After sunset Jamal was brought to Beit El for questioning. He was charged with assaulting Border Police officers. Eventually he was taken to Ofer Prison. That first night he suffered from pains in his ribs that he attributes to the blows he received during the demonstration. The following morning he was seen by a doctor.
After eight days in jail Jamal was brought to court. 
He is effusive in his praise for Gaby Lasky, the human rights lawyer brought to defend him, but she was unable to secure his release at the first military court hearing. His remand was extended until the end of proceedings, and Jamal remained in jail for over two weeks before his appeal was heard. ..... After his release from jail, after a series of delays and humiliations, half the village was waiting for him at the checkpoint.
Jamal's trial will take place soon. He is charged with disrupting the peace, assaulting a soldier and entering a closed military zone - his private property. Military court judge Lt. Colonel Yoram Haniel wrote, "It is doubtful that the evidence in the case will lead to a conviction."
Khalid Amayreh
The People's Voice.
To begin with, I would like to point out that I am writing this article at the risk of being arrested for "incitement" and "tarnishing" the Palestinian Authority (PA) image.
However, the cause of press freedom in Occupied Palestine is too important to be compromised by fears for one's safety.
Hence, journalists and free-minded citizens must not allow themselves to be intimidated by a police-state apparatus that views itself as God's vicegerent on earth.
In recent weeks and months, the American-backed and Israeli-favored regime in Ramallah has been systematically violating the human rights and civil liberties of the Palestinian people in ways unseen since the start of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in 1967.