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  • Germany arrests 93-yo former Nazi medic over WWII Auschwitz massacres

    03/23/2014 4:25:51 PM PDT · by cornelis · 23 replies
    RT ^ | March 21, 2014
    German police have arrested a former Nazi medic on suspicion of "multiple counts" of aiding and abetting murder when he was serving as a medic in the Auschwitz death camp, according to the local prosecutors’ office. A 93-year-old suspect was arrested on Monday at his home near the town of Neubrandenburg, in the federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in northern Germany. A doctor examined the man after his arrest and determined that the suspect “was in good enough health to be held in custody while authorities investigate further,” according to Stefan Urbanek, spokesman from the prosecutors' office in Schwerin, the state...
  • MY APOLOGY TO ISLAMIC TERRORISTS!

    03/15/2014 12:11:06 PM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 29 replies
    Vanity | 3/15/2014 | Dick Bachert
    I have just emerged from a 12 hour suspension of my Face Book posting privileges. My suspension was prompted by the FB PC/Tolerance/Diversity Police for what they indicated were hateful comments about Muslims and Islamic terrorists. I should like to take this opportunity to apologize to any Islamic terrorists offended by those remarks – but most especially To the Islamic terrorists in Nigeria who, having nothing better to do one night several days ago, strolled into a village housing a Christian school and slit the throats, beheaded and burned alive 15 children and nuns. I have great difficulty reconciling your...
  • Muslims Force Young Christian Girls To Watch Their Mother Get Beheaded

    03/14/2014 7:37:46 PM PDT · by markomalley · 49 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 3/14/2014 | Theodore Shoebat
    Muslims in Somalia seized two Christians, a mother of two daughters and her cousin, and after calling the entire village to gather together, they beheaded them in cold blood. The Muslims were so absent of shame, that they even had the woman’s two daughters, ages 8 and 15, watch their own mother get beheaded. The mother’s name was Sadia Ali Omar, and the cousin who was also beheaded was Osman Mohamoud Moge. The 8 year old daughter weeped and begged for someone to save their mother, but nobody came, and the two innocent girls had no choice but to endure...
  • Teacher orders boy, 10, to remove Help for Heroes wristband worn in memory of Lee Rigby

    03/12/2014 8:08:34 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 44 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | Mar 12, 2014 | Mark Duell
    Teacher orders boy, 10, to remove Help for Heroes wristband worn in memory of Lee Rigby 'because it might cause offence' By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 04:33 EST, 12 March 2014 A teacher allegedly ordered a 10-year-old boy to take off his Help for Heroes wristband because it could cause offence. Tracy Tew was shocked when her son Charlie was put on a report card at Maldon Primary School in Essex after he refused to take off the charity rubber bracelet sold to honour injured soldiers. Charlie wears the wristband - bought at the Colchester Military Festival - in honour of...
  • PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Boston bomber's widow cozies up to his mother on trip to her former Soviet state

    03/06/2014 6:52:27 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 15 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | March 7, 2014 | M R Freda
    months before atrocity -- as disturbing video emerges of jihad flag on wall of her homeThe widow of Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev cozies up to the terrorist’s mother on a trip to see her in her homeland months before the marathon massacre, in an exclusive photograph obtained by MailOnline. In the family photo captioned Kyrgyzstan 2013, Katherine Russell, 24, is holding the daughter she had with Tsarnaev, who was killed during a shootout with police days after he and his brother Dhzokhar allegedly detonated two pressure cooker bombs along the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15. The...
  • Sick! Code Pink Leader Says al Qaeda Terrorists No Different than Poor U.S. Street Gang Kids

    02/25/2014 8:08:43 AM PST · by kristinn · 30 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Tuesday, February 25, 2014 | Kristinn Taylor
    Terrorist supporter Susan ‘Medea’ Benjamin spoke sympathetically of al Qaeda terrorists in a speech to a leftist group in Miami, Florida last week. Benjamin, co-founder of the leftist front group Code Pink, spoke on February 18th to a gathering of fellow leftists at Florida International University according to a report by the leftist site FightBack!News. “Medea Benjamin spoke about her travels to American-created war zones and areas being targeted by U.S. drones. She described tragic encounters with families of those murdered by American drones in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Somalia – including the mother of three sons who were all targeted...
  • Suspected Islamist militants kill dozens of students in Nigeria

    02/25/2014 6:28:15 AM PST · by armydawg505 · 4 replies
    www.foxnews.com ^ | 2/25/14 | associated press
    DAMATURU, NIGERIA – Suspected Islamic militants killed dozens of students in a pre-dawn attack Tuesday on a northeast Nigerian college, survivors said, setting ablaze a locked hostel and shooting and slitting the throats of those who escaped through windows. Some were burned alive. Adamu Garba said he and other teachers who ran away through the bush estimate 40 students died in the assault that began around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Federal Government College at Buni Yadi. It is a co-ed school about 45 miles south of Damaturu, the capital of Yobe state, and difficult to communicate with because extremists...
  • US secretly backs rebels to fight al Qaeda in Syria

    01/21/2014 12:44:45 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8:20PM GMT 21 Jan 2014 | Ruth Sherlock
    The United States and Gulf countries have been secretly backing efforts by opposition rebels to destroy al-Qaeda’s most extreme wing in Syria, diplomats and rebels involved in the plan have told The Telegraph. As Western leaders publicly push the Syrian regime and the opposition to the Geneva II peace conference that begins Wednesday Washington has also been quietly supporting moves by Saudi Arabia and Qatar to give weapons and cash to rebel groups to fight al-Qaeda’s Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (ISIS) in Syria. One source said the US was itself handing out millions of dollars to rebel groups...
  • Report details 'industrial' killing of 11,000 in Assad jails

    01/21/2014 9:50:06 AM PST · by nuconvert · 52 replies
    A Syrian military police photographer has supplied "clear evidence" showing the systematic torture and killing of about 11,000 detainees in circumstances that evoked Nazi death camps, former war crimes prosecutors said. Syrian officials could face war crimes charges as a result of the evidence provided by the photographer, who has defected, the three prosecutors said.
  • Syrian rebels accidentally decapitate the wrong man, ask for public for ‘understanding and forgivene

    01/19/2014 12:15:22 PM PST · by dennisw · 94 replies
    nationalpost ^ | | November 15, 2013 | Richard Spencer,
    Militant Islamist rebels in Syria linked to Al-Qaeda have asked for “understanding and forgiveness” for cutting off and putting on display the wrong man’s head. In a public appearance filmed and posted online, members of Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham, one brandishing a knife, held up a bearded head before a crowd in Aleppo. They triumphantly described the execution of what they said was a member of an Iraqi Shia militia fighting for President Bashar Al-Assad. But the head was recognised from the video as belonging to a member of Ahrar Al-Sham, a Sunni Islamist rebel group that often...
  • Al-Jazeera: Why can't Arab armies be more humane like Israel's?

    01/16/2014 7:06:01 PM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 1/16/14 | Carl in Jerusalem
    Yes, they really said that. Let's go to the videotape (Hat Tip: Tom Gross).
  • If you knew who was behind “Close-Gitmo” push, you'd be shocked

    01/11/2014 7:24:36 PM PST · by Innovative · 47 replies
    FoxNews ^ | Jan 10, 2014 | JD Gordon
    Just dig a little deeper into who has been driving the anti-Gitmo disinformation campaign these past 12 years, and we discover an international, fervently anti-American, far-left coalition attacking the nation through a savvy propaganda effort. This includes those linked to Al Qaeda financiers, communist groups, anarchist movements - backed by sympathetic press and politicians. Regrettably, it’s a coalition President Barack Obama has sided with in his priority to release as many Al Qaeda, Taliban and “affiliates” as humanly possible.the State Dept. will finally designate ex-Gitmo detainee, Libya’s Sufian Bin Qumu, and his group, Ansar Al-Sharia as “foreign terrorist entities” for...
  • Horrific moment Islamist terrorist shows 'enemy's' decapitated head to baying crowd...

    11/15/2013 2:20:37 PM PST · by Vostok-1 · 26 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 19:28 GMT, 14 November 2013 | UPDATED: 13:18 GMT, 15 November 2013 | Wills Robinson
    In a sickening video posted on YouTube, soldiers from the Syrian-based group Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) were seen holding up the decapitated head of a soldier they believed was a supporter of President Bashar al-Assad. But, after the footage was made public, the victim was recognised by an extremist as a fellow rebel fighter who had been wounded during a battle. The militants have now asked for forgiveness. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2507424/Horrific-moment-Al-Qaeda-terrorist-shows-enemys-decapitated-head-crowd-Syria.html#ixzz2kkiKt9fI Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • Obama Accused of ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ at International Criminal Court (terror, not drones)

    11/08/2013 5:22:20 AM PST · by SJackson · 29 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | November 8, 2013 | Raymond Ibrahim
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - Obama Accused of ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ at International Criminal CourtPosted By Raymond Ibrahim On November 8, 2013 @ 12:55 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 3 Comments According to Egyptian newspaper El Watan, a group of Egyptian lawyers has submitted a complaint charging U.S. president Barrack Hussein Obama with crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court.The complaint charges Obama of being an accessory to the Muslim Brotherhood, which incited widespread violence in Egypt both before and after the June 30 Revolution.Along with Obama, the complaint reproduced by El Watan mentions several Brotherhood members by...
  • Abbas welcomes 21 murderers released from prison

    10/31/2013 1:06:44 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    youtube ^ | 10/31/13 | palwatch.org
    In August 2013, Israel agreed to release 104 Palestinian prisoners, which was the PA's precondition for renewing peace talks. The following is the PA celebrating the release of 21 of them, all of whom were convicted murderers. [Abbas is shown embracing murderer Issa Abd Rabbo and all 21 murderers] PA TV announcer: "Here they are embracing President Mahmoud Abbas after long years behind the bars of the occupation, in which they were transferred between different prisons and cells simply because they are Palestinians who fought the occupation... They are the ones who were, and are still standing firm against the...
  • Hillary Clinton heckled on Benghazi: ‘You let them die’

    10/24/2013 5:43:04 AM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was interrupted during a Wednesday night speech at a university in New York by an angry heckler who blamed her for the deaths of four Americans at the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012. "Benghazi, Benghazi, you let them die," the heckler screamed, for fully 40 seconds while Mrs. Clinton tried to ignore it and continue her speech, The Daily Mail reported.
  • VIDEO: Irish Lawmaker Tears Obama a New One

    10/17/2013 3:06:24 PM PDT · by gasport · 14 replies
    This just might be the speech of the year. Clare Daly, an Irish Lawmaker tells it like it is during Irish parliament which was captured on video. Daly goes onto say, “is this person going for the hypocrite of the century award? Because we have to call things by their proper names, and the reality is by any serious examination, this man is a war criminal.” This was in response to Obama’s speech on peace to children in Northern Ireland.
  • Kenya mall massacre details

    09/27/2013 4:50:53 PM PDT · by Isabel2010 · 35 replies
    Mail On-line ^ | Sept. 23 2013 | Paul Bentley
    'Eyes gouged out, bodies hanging from hooks, and fingers removed with pliers': Horrific claims of torture emerge as soldiers reveal gory Kenyan mall massacre details Kenyan soldiers claim to find scenes of torture by mall terrorists They say children found dead in food fridges with knives still in bodies Men were said to have been castrated and had fingers removed By Paul Bentley Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2434278/Kenya-mall-attack-torture-claims-emerge-soldiers-Eyes-gouged-bodies-hooks-fingers-removed.html#ixzz2g8kwK3gd Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • Accused war criminal on trial in U.S. for immigration fraud

    09/24/2013 10:02:00 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 4 replies
    CBC News ^ | Sep 24, 2013 | CBC News
    A man accused of war crimes in Guatemala goes on trial in the United States Tuesday for allegedly making false immigration statements by not admitting his military past. Jorge Sosa was arrested in Lethbridge in 2011 and has both Canadian and American citizenship. He is accused of lying on his U.S. citizenship application. A verdict is expected in a few weeks. Sosa is also wanted in Guatemala, where he has been accused of taking part in a village massacre in 1982 in which 251 men, women and children were killed. According to Matt Eisenbrandt of the Canadian Centre for International...
  • MUSLIM TROPHY IN SYRIA: LIFELESS BODY OF DECAPITATED CHRISTIAN CHILD

    09/22/2013 7:22:31 AM PDT · by FR_addict · 150 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | Sept. 18,2013 | LiveLeak
    A young Christian girl beheaded in Syria. The sign of extremism and fanatics, the long beards, is present in each and everyone of these subhuman Muslims who killed this small child, in their jihad to Allah – inspired by the Quran. This is Obama, Britain, France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Turkey funded and supported handiwork. Don’t put your support behind any of these people, whether for military action in Syria, asylum, immigration, another hate preaching mosque. This is what is moving into your town, your country, your society, your neighborhood: video... This video is written with false propaganda claiming...
  • Toddler Chained To Fence By Syrian Rebels And Forced To Watch Parents Executed

    09/21/2013 9:50:39 AM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 75 replies
    Free Patriot ^ | 9/21/2013
    Take a good hard look at the photo. Looking away from it will not change the fact that it happened. This girl’s family had different religious views from the Syrian Rebel Army. When the “Free Syrian Army” marched into her town, they chained her to a fence and forced her to watch as her parents were tortured and killed for their religion. These are the same “Free Syrian Army” soldiers that Obama just violated international law to provide weapons to. I will not gross people out with the graphic video or the violence that happens over there daily under the...
  • French mag runs photo of Syrian rebels beheading pro-regime militiaman [Graphic Pic]

    09/12/2013 3:25:41 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 26 replies
    Paris Match via Twitchy ^ | 9/12/2013 | Staff
    'Horror on both sides' French mag runs photo of Syrian rebels beheading pro-regime militiaman [Graphic pic] Paris Match explains publication of beheading pix. '"In Syria there is horror on both sides."
  • French magazine Paris Match - video of Syrian rebels beheading a civilian

    09/12/2013 7:48:46 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 9 replies
    9/12/2013 | syria, syrianrebels
    I was looking for the news article where Rand Paul was talking about the atrocities being committed in Syria, the beheading of priests,children, etc, and stumbled upon this on Google - Twitchy posted this about Parish Match about one and a half hours ago. I won't provide a link to it, but thought people needed to know And now weapons are being provided by the CIA to Syrian rebels (WaPo article)?
  • Poll: Majority of Palestinian Authority Muslims Support Suicide Bombings

    09/11/2013 1:18:35 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    INN ^ | 9/11/2013, 10:42 PM | Ari Soffer
    As the US government pushes for peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA), a recently-released poll by the Pew Research Center suggests that the Obama administration’s apparent optimism over the prospects for peace may be somewhat misplaced. In a survey held across 11 different nationalities with large Muslim populations, Muslim respondents were asked about their views on “Islamic extremism.” The results showed uniform opposition to such ideologies, as well as widespread rejection of suicide bombings—in all but one set of respondents. … A sizable majority (62%) of respondents from the “Palestinian Territories” (referring to Palestinian Authority-controlled Judea and...
  • Rebel atrocities in Syria escalate, sparking alarm over Obama plan (disturbing info on FSA

    09/09/2013 3:24:16 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 19 replies
    The New American ^ | 9/9/2013 | Alex Newman
    A series of fresh revelations about atrocities and war crimes perpetrated by Western-backed Syrian "rebels" had sparked alarm among analysts, further complicating Obama's already tough-push for support to launch military strikes against the Assad regime. ... the latest atrocities are being cited by critics of the warmongering as more reasons not to join the civil war on behalf of ruthless jihadists... Christian villagers quoted in new reports [URL at link] said the rebels had, among other atrocities, forced them to convert to Islam or be murdered while shouting the now-infamous "Allahu Akbar" war cry. Christian homes and churches were reportedly...
  • Horrifying fate of Assad’s soldiers executed on camera by Syrian rebels

    09/06/2013 6:16:35 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 26 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 14:02 EST, September 5, 2013 | UPDATED: 03:07 EST, September 6, 2013 | Tara Brady
    Video footage has emerged which shows the moment seven of President Bashar al-Assad's Syrian soldiers are executed on camera by rebels fighting to overthrow the regime... ...The horrific scene filmed in April 2012 was documented in a video smuggled out of Syria only a few days ago by a former rebel who says he had become horrified by the brutality of the tactics his one-time comrades are using. He gave the footage to The New York Times.... Issa is known as 'the uncle' because two of his deputies are his nephews. His former aide, who had the copy of the...
  • FDR 'Covered Up Soviet Atrocity to Appease Stalin'

    06/27/2013 9:25:33 AM PDT · by george76 · 43 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 10 Sep 2012
    American POWS sent secret coded messages to Washington with news of a Soviet atrocity: In 1943 they saw rows of corpses in an advanced state of decay in the Katyn forest, on the western edge of Russia, proof that the killers could not have been the Nazis who had only recently occupied the area. The testimony about the infamous massacre of Polish officers might have lessened the tragic fate that befell Poland under the Soviets, some scholars believe. Instead, it mysteriously vanished into the heart of American power. The long-held suspicion is that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt didn't want to...
  • Al-Bashar Denies Vaccinations To 150,000 Children in Sudan

    06/25/2013 4:46:49 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 3 replies
    South Sudan News ^ | June 25, 2013 | SSN Staff
    Juba — June 25, 2013 … Republic of Sudan headed by President Omar al-Bashir, who was indicted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and crimes against humanity, has again rejected a proposition made by the rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N). The plea was for a humanitarian cessation of hostilities to carry out a vaccination campaign. SPLM-N Secretary General Yasir Arman, who leads its negotiating team, demanded again on Sunday to hold talks with the Sudanese government on how to organise a Polio vaccination campaign targeting 150,000 children under five years old in rebel held areas in South...
  • Irish parliamentarians spar over 'war criminal' Obama's summit visit [“unprecedented slobbering”..]

    06/19/2013 11:44:47 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 6 replies
    Irish parliamentarians spar over 'war criminal' Obama's summit visit By Julian Pecquet - 06/19/13 12:43 PM ET President Obama's visit to the Group of Eight summit has created a political row in Ireland after an outspoken liberal lawmaker on Wednesday denounced the U.S. president as a “war criminal” for his drone use and his decision to arm the Syrian rebels. Parliamentarian Clare Daly said her country's government had showcased the country “as a nation of pimps, prostituting ourselves in return for a pat on the head,” The Irish Times reports. The “unprecedented slobbering” during Obama's two-day visit to Northern Ireland,...
  • Bill Ayers: Try Obama for War Crimes (Terrorist accuses all US presidents of terrorism)

    06/18/2013 7:38:27 AM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 37 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | June 18, 2013 | Bill Ayers
    (audio transcript @ 1:15) Q: Isn't Barack Obama, as the sole authority for drone use, engaged in terrorist activity? Ayers: Absolutely! Absolutely! Q: So what's the response? Ayers: To oppose it...to stand up in noisy opposition. Q: Do you think Barack Obama should be put on trial for war crimes? Ayers: Absolutely. Every president in this century should be put on trial...every one of them. Q: For war crimes? Ayers: For war crimes! Absolutely! Q: In the Hague? Ayers: Absolutely. Every one of them goes into office, an office dripping with blood, and adds to it. And yes I think...
  • Syria rebels 'beheaded a Christian and fed him to the dogs'

    06/16/2013 6:47:43 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 53 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 19:41 EST, 30 December 2012 | Nick Fagge
    Syrian rebels beheaded a Christian man and fed his body to dogs, according to a nun who says the West is ignoring atrocities committed by Islamic extremists. The nun said taxi driver Andrei Arbashe, 38, was kidnapped after his brother was heard complaining that fighters against the ruling regime behaved like bandits. She said his headless corpse was found by the side of the road, surrounded by hungry dogs. He had recently married and was soon to be a father.
  • ‘Arrest Obama When He Visits’: Read So-Called ‘Obama Docket’ Calls for Prosecution of the President

    06/12/2013 5:53:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The Blaze ^ | June 12, 2013 | Jason Howerton
    The Muslim Lawyers Association (MLA) in Johannesburg has submitted a 600-plus page document to the Office of the National Director of Public Prosecution calling for the arrest and prosecution of President Barack Obama when he visits South Africa later this month. The submitted document calls for authorities to “arrest Obama when he visits.” The group says Obama has ordered drone strikes that killed innocent civilians, warranting a formal investigation. “The complaint, dubbed the ‘Obama Docket’ encourages South Africa to take seriously its domestic and international obligations and to act against International War Criminals lest they consider South Africa a safe...
  • United States scales back plans for Guantanamo prosecutions

    06/11/2013 3:44:21 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 11, 2013 | By Jane Sutton
    Far fewer prisoners will be tried in the Guantanamo war crimes tribunals than the Obama administration originally planned after a recent court ruling cast doubt on the viability of some charges, the chief prosecutor for the tribunals told Reuters. U.S. President Barack Obama's Guantanamo Review Task Force had said 36 detainees could be prosecuted, but the tribunal's chief prosecutor put the figure at 20 at most. The drastic scaling back of the prosecutions comes after a U.S. appeals court threw out the conviction of Osama bin Laden's former driver, Salim Hamdan, who was found guilty in 2008 of providing material...
  • Japanese mayor: Wartime sex slaves were necessary [OK, FR Ladies Get Angry]

    05/14/2013 6:16:40 AM PDT · by SandRat · 52 replies
    An outspoken nationalist mayor said the Japanese military's forced prostitution of Asian women before and during World War II was necessary to "maintain discipline" in the ranks and provide rest for soldiers who risked their lives in battle. The comments made Monday are already raising ire in neighboring countries that bore the brunt of Japan's wartime aggression and have long complained that Japan has failed to fully atone for wartime atrocities.
  • The Reset Button

    05/13/2013 1:24:39 PM PDT · by oldfart · 21 replies
    The Reset Button We all know that – within the next decade or so – we’re going to have some sort of “Reset” within our society. Most of us hope it will be peaceful but we’re mindful that history indicatest it will be anything but peaceful. Our next hope is that whatever violence occurs will be contained in local, relatively minor conflicts, preferably someplace else. In either case and regardless of which side “wins”, the “Reset” will be catastrophic in its own right. At this point we believe that the conflict – whether violent or not – will be between...
  • Vanishing files delay Guantanamo hearings in 9/11 case

    04/17/2013 7:36:31 PM PDT · by haffast · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | 4-17-2013 | Jane Sutton
    MIAMI (Reuters) - Guantanamo war crimes prosecutions of five prisoners charged with plotting the September 11 hijacked planes attacks will be delayed by two months because of lost files caused by Pentagon computer problems, U.S. military officials said on Wednesday. A weeklong pretrial hearing had been set to begin on Monday in the death penalty case against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the attacks, and four alleged co-conspirators. The judge overseeing the case postponed the hearing until June 17 at the request of defense lawyers who said three to four weeks' worth of their confidential work files had...
  • GRAPHIC: Obama Gives $10 Million To Group That Decapitated and Grilled Human Head

    04/16/2013 4:09:19 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 45 replies
    Last Thursday, President Obama signed a memorandum pledging “up to $10 Million in Commodities and Services from any Agency of the United States Government to the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC) and the Syrian Opposition’s Supreme Military Council (SMC).” That money is in addition to the “3,000 tons of weapons…” the Obama Administration was reported, by the UK Telegraph, to have given the Free Syrian Army last year – a group that has outwardly praised Al-Qaeda and is openly allied with Al-Qaeda affiliate organizations in the region – even fighting alongside them in many battles. However, those things may pale in...
  • Congo: We did whatever we wanted, says soldier who raped 53 women

    04/13/2013 12:31:09 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 43 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Thursday 11 April 2013 13.43 EDT | Pete Jones in Minova
    In a small house on a hill overlooking Lake Kivu, a young Congolese soldier recounts the crimes he and his comrades committed in Minova a few months ago. "Twenty-five of us gathered together and said we should rape 10 women each, and we did it," he said. "I've raped 53 women. And children of five or six years old. "I didn't rape because I am angry, but because it gave us a lot of pleasure," says 22-year-old Mateso (not his real name). "When we arrived here we met a lot of women. We could do whatever we wanted." ... On...
  • Serbia marks 14th anniversary of [1999] NATO bombing

    03/24/2013 4:03:35 PM PDT · by Ravnagora · 31 replies
    B92 ^ | March 24, 2013 | Tanjug News Agency
    BELGRADE -- Today marks the 14th anniversary since the start of the NATO bombing campaign against Serbia, i.e. the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SRJ.A heating plant in New Belgrade is seen after being hit by NATO missiles (Tanjug, file) The bombing lasted 79 days and resulted in at least 2,500 deaths and more than 12,500 injuries. The attacks on Serbia started on March 24, 1999, and the last one took place near Kosovska Kamenica on June 10 at 13:15 CET. The death toll among the military and police forces reached 1,008, including 659 soldiers and 349 policemen. Around 6,000...
  • Yes, Yankees Were "Far Too Ruthless"

    02/16/2013 9:48:32 AM PST · by Davy Buck · 68 replies
    Old Virginia Blog ^ | 2/16/2013 | Richard Williams
    One of the things that was apparent as I researched the book on Lexington, Virginia and the Civil War, was the mistreatment of Lexington's citizens (Union and Confederate) by Union general David Hunter's army. As my memory was refreshed, I also recalled how a number of Civil War bloggers have downplayed this aspect of the war, even questioning the veracity of some of the claims of Southern civilians; while others took a "so what?" attitude and, in some cases, actually became cheerleaders in justifying such treatment for the "slave-holding rebels." They often sound more like advocates of revenge than they...
  • Radical Anti-Israel Advocate Appointed to Genocide Prevention Board

    04/27/2012 4:39:46 AM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | April 26, 2012 | Arnold Ahlert
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - Radical Anti-Israel Advocate Appointed to Genocide Prevention BoardPosted By Arnold Ahlert On April 26, 2012 @ 12:48 am In FrontPage | 10 Comments Last August, president Obama created an Atrocities Prevention Board. “Preventing mass atrocities and genocide is a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility of the United States of America,” stated a presidential directive. He appointed Samantha Power, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, as chair. Ms. Power won a Pulitzer Prize for her book, “A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide.” That’s the good news. The...
  • Hinting at war crimes charges, UK minister attacks Israel for East Jerusalem construction plans

    12/28/2012 1:47:08 PM PST · by haffast · 10 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | December 27, 2012, 6:17 pm | Raphael Ahren
    A British minister on Thursday harshly condemned Israel for its plans to expand construction in East Jerusalem and for conferring university status on a college in the West Bank city of Ariel, employing damning language rarely used by government officials. While international outcries following Israeli announcements of construction beyond the Green Line are a common occurrence, UK Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt took the unusual step of mentioning the Geneva Conventions, likely implying that settlement expansion is considered a war crime under international law. snip The minister further said that the United Kingdom appreciates the Palestinian leadership’s “measured...
  • Targeting of Israel civilians violates war laws: HRW

    12/26/2012 11:57:34 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 15 replies
    Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip "violated the laws of war" by firing rockets at populated areas in Israel during an eight-day flare up last month, Human Rights Watch said on Monday. Citing Israeli army figures, HRW said that approximately "1,500 rockets were fired at Israel between November 14 and 21," of which "at least 800 struck Israel, including 60 that hit populated areas." These attacks "killed three Israeli civilians, wounded at least 38, several seriously, and destroyed civilian property," HRW said, noting that there were also rockets fired from Gaza "that fell short of their intended targets in Israel...
  • Bangladesh Tribunal Accuses New York Imam and President of ICNA, Khan of War Crimes and Mass Murder

    12/13/2012 10:40:18 AM PST · by Perseverando · 1 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | December 13, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    Despite the carefully constructed myth surrounding Muslim Brotherhood groups in America advanced by a hostile and pro-jihadist media, the truth about these killers is out there. One of the chief al-Badr (Jamai Death squad in 1971) executioners. It has been clearly proved that he himself shot to death 7 teachers of Dhaka university in the killing zones at Mirpur. A certain Mofizzuddin, who drove the vehicle that carried those hapless victims to Mirpur, has clearly identified Ashrafuzzaman as the "chief killer" of the intellectuals. (here) ICNA's NY president, Ashrafuzzaman Khan, is charged in the abductions and deaths of 18 people...
  • Appeals Court Overturns Terrorism Conviction of Bin Laden’s Driver (DC Circuit)

    10/16/2012 4:33:54 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 16 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 16, 2012 | By JOHN H. CUSHMAN Jr.
    WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the terrorism conviction of Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a former driver and bodyguard for Osama bin Laden whose case has been one of the most tangled to emerge from the war crimes trials of detainees held by the military at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The court found that Mr. Hamdan’s conviction by a military commission for providing material support for terrorism could not stand because, under the international law of war in effect at the time of his actions, there was no such defined war crime. . .
  • Tortured WWII British Soldier Tracks Down Japanese Tormentor And Forgives Him

    10/10/2012 8:13:22 AM PDT · by trailhkr1 · 24 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 10-9-12 | Robert Hardman
    Beaten to a pile of broken bones, caged, starved and tortured, Eric Lomax was convinced he would never see Britain ever again. He had already experienced the lottery of death among the chain gangs on the Burma-Siam Railway. Now things were even worse. Accused of being a spy, he had been left to the mercies of the Japanese army’s secret police. Among their specialities was what is today known as ‘waterboarding’, when a prisoner undergoes near-drowning. It was surely only a matter of time before he would be put out of his misery.
  • Taliban Threatens to Bomb Code Pink Demonstration in Pakistan

    10/08/2012 8:40:04 AM PDT · by listenhillary · 66 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 10/06/12 | Ericka Ritz
    (TheBlaze/AP) — About three dozen American anti-war activists are headed toward Pakistan’s militant-riddled tribal belt to protest U.S. drone strikes, but a faction of the Taliban has warned that suicide bombers will prevent their demonstration. The anti-war activists– many of whom are from the far left women’s organization Code Pink– are reportedly joined by thousands of Pakistanis in their march, and their motorcade is being led by ex-cricket star turned politician Imran Khan. Militants have dismissed Khan as a mere tool of the West despite his condemnation of the drone strikes, which have killed many Islamist insurgent leaders. Odds are,...
  • Iraq militants attack Tikrit prison, freeing 90 inmates

    09/28/2012 5:19:46 AM PDT · by Lacey · 30 replies
    BBC News ^ | 09/28/2012
    Armed militants have attacked a prison in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, killing at least 12 guards and freeing about 90 inmates, officials have told the BBC. They say a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb at the gates of Tasfirat prison and clashes between militants and security guards followed. Some of the escaped inmates were reportedly al-Qaeda members. The prison was later retaken from the gunmen by security forces, reports say. A curfew is now in place in the area.
  • Germany launches Nazi war crimes probe against Philadelphia man

    09/23/2012 11:51:46 AM PDT · by nicmarlo · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2012 Sept 23 | AP
    BERLIN – Germany has launched a war crimes investigation against an 87-year-old Philadelphia man it accuses of serving as an SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp, The Associated Press has learned, following years of failed U.S. Justice Department efforts to have the man stripped of his American citizenship and deported. Johann "Hans" Breyer, a retired toolmaker, admits he was a guard at Auschwitz during World War II, but told the AP he was stationed outside the facility and had nothing to do with the wholesale slaughter of some 1.5 million Jews and others behind the gates. The special German...
  • Busted!… State Department Scrubs Damning Memo From Website Following Deadly 9-11 Consulate Attacks

    09/15/2012 6:53:03 PM PDT · by Fred · 132 replies
    GateWay Pundit ^ | 091512 | Jim Hoft
    On Wednesday September 12, 2012 blogger Speak With Authority discovered that five days before 9-11, the US State Department sent out a memo announcing no credible security threats against the United States on the anniversary of 9-11. The Overseas Security Advisory Council, who posted the memo, is part of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security under the U.S. Department of State. The OSAC memo said: Terrorism and Important Dates Global 9/6/2012 OSAC currently has no credible information to suggest that al-Qa’ida or any other terrorist group is plotting any kind of attack overseas to coincide with the upcoming anniversary of September...