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2020-05-11
San Antonio City Council Approves Resolution
Stating That Saying "China Virus" is Hate Speech.
Monday May 11th, 2020

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New batch of Syrian mercenaries arrives in Libya, while Turkey recruiting more fighters
More meat for the grinder
Iraqi Prime Minister Releases Anti-Government Protesters
Getting off to a good start. Let's see him keep it up
Puntland President Lauds Police For Averting ISIS Attack
Punties continue policy of being more competent than other Somali govt parties
2 suicide bombings that killed more that 60 civilians at a petrol station
Grand Mufti al-Ghariani sez it's okay
Italian Newspaper: GNA Prepares for a New Offensive on Al-Watiyyah Airbase
GNA attempts to cut LNA supply line before LNA takesd Tripoli
Mutiny on the high seas saved trafficked Rohingya
After tossing 58 dead people overboard, taking things into their own hands
Obama CIA Boss John Brennan
Gets Testy As The Walls Begin To Close In

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Bangladesh
Mutiny on the high seas saved trafficked Rohingya
2020-05-11
[Dhaka Tribune] The boat carrying more than 400 Rohingyas, which landed in Bangladesh in the early hours of April 16, had experienced a dramatic mutiny 30 hours earlier.

In that mutiny, four of the 11 Rakhine traffickers were killed, five were rescued by another boat, and two traffickers, including the captain, were kept hostage to steer the trawler back to Bangladesh.

In exclusive testimony, a survivor of the ill-fated journey explained how the failure to land in Malaysia, despite three attempts, led a group of 17 Rohingya men to confront and overcome the traffickers.
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-Land of the Free
Pocahantas Promises To Fight For Kashmir
2020-03-03
Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic presidential aspirant for the 2020 Elections, has condemned 'anti-Muslim violence'' in India and committed herself to "fighting for the rights and freedom of the people of Kashmir". The Senator from Massachusetts hasn't been performing very well in the Democratic Primaries thus far and going into Super Tuesday, the momentum is decisively against her.
"As a American Indian Muslim man, I feel very deeply about this issue"
The comments against India were made in a new plan Elizabeth Warren released on Tuesday for Muslim Communities in the USA. The abrogation of Article 370 and Kashmir figure into the political equations of the USA because Radical Islamists in the country consider Kashmir to be a matter that concerns the Ummah. After Vermont Senator and Warren's rival in the Democratic Primaries, Bernie Sanders, made a pro-Jihad stance regarding Kashmir at an event organized by the ISNA which has links to terrorism, it appears Warren has decided to tread a similar trajectory.

Elizabeth Warren said in her plan, "Elizabeth knows we must stand up for those who can't stand up for themselves. That includes speaking out against China's cruel, bigoted treatment of its Uighur minority and to hold China accountable for its abuses; fighting for reconciliation and accountability for the atrocities committed against the Rohingya in Burma; condemning anti-Muslim violence in India and fighting for the rights and freedom of the people of Kashmir; and holding allies like Saudi Arabia to account for abuses of human rights." As anyone aware of the nature of Kashmiri separatism knows fully well, it is Jihad that is being waged against India and any support for it is equivalent to supporting Radical Islamic Terrorism.
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Africa Subsaharan
Losing party in Guinea-Bissau vote appeals result
2020-01-04
[NEWS.YAHOO]

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Guinea-Bissau: 2019-11-28 Guinea-Bissau presidential election to be decided in run-off
Guinea-Bissau: 2019-11-12 Gambia files Rohingya genocide case against Myanmar at UN court
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India-Pakistan
Bengal Churches Too Invoke 'Nativity Story' to Protest the CAA.
2019-12-26
It's like they're hiring the same scriptwriters these globalist border bashers.
[TimesOfIndia] KOLKATA : Several of Kolkata's Christmas-eve and morning-mass sermons from church leaders have focused on the "need for unity and peace in turbulent times" this year, with some of the sermons directly mentioning the Citizenship(Amendment) Act and the much-discussed National Register of Citizens.

The Church of North India, a province of the worldwide Anglican Communion is the largest non-catholic denomination in India. It is also the single most corrupt entity posing as a religious institution. From a mafia-like control over college admissions and scams involving scholarships to embarrassments that make headlines. Scams that literally take away widow's homes and sell them cheap to muslim builders, bishops stealing money from disaster relief, raping nuns and silencing them. The CNI employs absolute vultures in it's frocked bureaucracy. They had long ago sold or sublet most of the real estate allotted to them for christian use, to muslim land mafias. Now they seem jittery, because with the NRC will come queries on ancestry, residence and proof of domicile. The largest scam of christian property, payed for by the Anglicans and protestants allover the world, and muslim infiltrators living in them. The diocese of Kolkata is perhaps the filthiest table. A stain on the name of christianity and now, a mercenary pressure group for globalists as well. Also, it's the only non-catholic entity we hadn't blocked foreign funding for. This new year, the bishop won't be having imported wine it seems.

As for Calcutta, Bengal it's a bastion of the hard left in India. The state govt encourages leftist, islamist, globalist themes and works tirelessly for zero border control, negating union sovereignty and law enforcement. It's a state that can put Maryland to shame. The cops actually work for robbers, rapists and murderers. Also, Bengal is the number one point of ingress for Rohingya and bangladeshi JMB into India.

Most political bengalis turn out to be marxists for some reason, and almost all self-assumed 'elites' among them (Watch for the thickest glasses) cheering their nobel winning community heroes are clueless imbeciles that blindly vote their community and socialist deities rather than to exercise their control on the destiny of their nation in any meaningful way.

The sermons, calling for an end to the "politics of hate", have come just before all churches get together for a procession from St Paul's Cathedral on Thursday to protest against CAA. The community has invited people of all faiths to join the procession. "We hope people of all faiths will walk against CAA in Thurs-day's march," Archdiocese of Kolkata vicar-general Father Dominic Gomes said.

The focus of the midnight mass at St Paul's Cathedral, the main church of the Kolkata Diocese of the Church of North India, was the "current divisive atmosphere". Parish priests of several churches under the diocese mentioned CAA and NRC and spoke of "maintaining calm and being united" in their morning masses on Wednesday.

"The perpetrators of coercion should develop the fear of God in them and should know where they are going instead of creating this fear psychosis in people. I have asked the congregation not to fear NRC or CAA and help the poor and needy as much as possible by driving the fear ‐ of whether they have relevant documents or not ‐ out of their mind," St John's Church and Union Chapel priest Father Pradip Nanda said.

From the Times of India, page 10

On the home page of Jesuits in South Asia a Father of none George Pattery (provincial of South Asia Jesuits) pronounces :
"In fact (Jesus) was born in a makeshift manger while his 'parents'; were struggling to get themselves registered according to the newly introduced and unquestioned Citizenship Amendment Act of Augustus Caesar,"

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Bangladesh
RAB arrests leader of Hashu-Kashu Bahini organized crime gang
2019-12-14
[Dhaka Tribune] There are 12 cases against him in different cop shoppes
Someone has been reading Rantburg. Only he misspelt planets.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested a man with weapons and yaba pills.
Fondly known as the madness drug and Nazi speed, yaba is basically meth plus caffeine, primarily manufactured in Malaysia and distributed via Thailand.
RAB made the arrest from Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area, Dhaka on Friday.

The arrested Abul Kashem alias Hashu, is a ringleader of "Hashu-Kashu Bahini" an organised crime gang.
Once upon a time, back in 1971 when Bangladesh liberated itself from Pakistan, the bahinis were guerrilla groups fighting for the motherland. After they won, though, those that did not demobilize and return to civilian life turned bandit, and bandits they have been ever since.
RAB Legal and Media wing Senior Assistant Director Mizanur Rahman Bhuiyan
...a three-namer with a title that suggests the RAB is no long the free wheeling operation of its earlier days...
confirmed the matter.

He said a team of RAB 4 conducted a raid in the Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area based on an intelligence information
*Ring* *ring* “Mahmoud the Weasel here. Listen carefully — I will say this only once.”
and arrested Hashu.
Huh? It is the purpose of the RAB to take care of the worst cases, the ones the rickety, corrupt Bangladeshi justice system won’t. This historically has required a late night encounter shootout, followed by an accidental shooting precisely behind the ear.
"Hashu is a notorious criminal who committed crimes like extortion, land grabbing, abduction and killing in Mirpur, Agargaon and its adjoining areas," he said.

He extorted money from traders, industrialists, contractors, and even job seekers. He is also involved in drug business, said the RAB official.
Clearly, given the yaba pills.
"During the primary interrogation, he admitted that he is the ringleader of the Hashu-Kashu Bahini. There are more than 12 cases against him for extortion, murder, torture of women in different cop shoppes," the RAB official added.
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Bahini: 2018-03-06 Pirates killed in ‘gunfight’ with RAB
Bahini: 2018-02-07 Bogra rape and torture case: Charge sheet submitted against 10 members of ‘Tufan Bahini’
Bahini: 2017-01-30 20 members of Sundarbans bahini surrender
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Rapid Action Battalion: 2019-12-07 2 Ansarullah Bangla team members held in Dhaka
Rapid Action Battalion: 2019-11-24 RPGs, explosives recovered in Habiganj
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Southeast Asia
Fact-checking Aung San Suu Kyi's claims over genocide allegations
2019-12-12
[Dhaka Tribune] Aung San Suu Kyi has advanced the arguments at The Hague, in response to allegations including genocide were much the same as the Burmese leader has been making for years now.

She might have been saving her best defence for the highest stage of all. However,
death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate...
most had been discredited long before she delivered her 20-minute address at the international court of justice on Wednesday morning.

There had undoubtedly been violence in the country’s restive northern Rakhine state, Aung San Suu Kyi told the judges. Armed groups had attacked the Burmese army, which had responded with force, sending more than 700,000 Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh.

Nonetheless she challenged the idea that the military’s actions were carried out with genocidal intent ‐ "to destroy the Rohingya as a group, in whole or in part."

She cited Myanmar’s efforts to investigate the alleged crimes. Soldiers had been incarcerated
... anything you say can and will be used against you, whether you say it or not...
, and an extensive special inquiry was under way, she said. In addition, Myanmar has been negotiating with Bangladesh’s government for the "voluntary, safe and dignified" return of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya, who fled to Cox’s Bazar starting in August 2017.

"How can there be an ongoing genocide or genocidal intent when these concrete steps are being taken?" Suu Kyi asked.

Yet far from absolving the country, each of these steps has been sharply criticized as delaying justice, at best, and denying it at worst.

Seven Burmese military personnel were indeed sentenced to 10 years in prison with hard labour after being found guilty of murdering 10 Moslem men. However,
death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate...
they were released after serving less than a year behind bars. (In contrast, two Rooters journalists who exposed the killings were incarcerated
... anything you say can and will be used against you, whether you say it or not...
for more than 500 days.)

Suu Kyi herself pointed to the inadequacy of the justice system in this case, noting on Wednesday: "Many of us in Myanmar were unhappy with this pardon [of the seven military personnel]."

It is also true that a special investigation has been established. Myanmar announced an international commission of enquiry (ICOE) in May 2018. Still the rule of law in the country is notoriously patchy, and the independence of the judiciary has been in question for decades.

The Myanmar government explicitly said it was establishing the ICOE in response to "false allegations" of violence against the Rohingya. At a presser in August 2018, the commission’s chair made clear "there will be no blaming of anybody, no finger-pointing of anybody."
Related:
Aung San Suu Kyi: 2019-12-10 How the crackdown on Myanmar's Rohingya unfolded
Aung San Suu Kyi: 2019-08-17 Rebel attack on Myanmar elite military college leaves 15 dead
Aung San Suu Kyi: 2018-10-04 Aung San Suu Kyi becomes first person stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship
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Rakhine: 2019-09-02 Myanmar army says it will punish soldiers in Rohingya atrocities probe
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Southeast Asia
How the crackdown on Myanmar's Rohingya unfolded
2019-12-10
[Al Jazeera] August 2017
On August 25, the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), later declared a 'terrorist' group by the government, attacks more than 30 police posts, reportedly killing 12 members of security forces.

As the clashes worsen, thousands of Rohingya begin to flee across the border into Bangladesh.

September 2017
The Rohingya join some 200,000 who had fled to Bangladesh during earlier waves of violence.

Many speak of abuses by the army and members of the mostly Buddhist ethnic Rakhine.

The United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights calls the military operation in the state a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing", citing satellite imagery and accounts of extrajudicial killings.

In her first statement on the crisis on September 19, Aung San Suu Kyi promises to hold those who have committed rights abuses to account, but refuses to blame the army.

She adds that she is open to bringing some of the Rohingya home pending a "verification process".

They go on with more dates and commentary, but do you need to read more?
Related:
Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army: 2019-11-12 Gambia files Rohingya genocide case against Myanmar at UN court
Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army: 2019-05-21 Moderate Muslims’ dilemma
Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army: 2019-04-29 Bangladesh jails three Rohingya extremists for 10 years
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Rohingya: 2019-12-03 Welcome To The Potemkin Village Of Washington Power
Rohingya: 2019-12-03 Myanmar rallies in support of Suu Kyi in wake of genocide charges
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Rakhine: 2019-09-17 600,000 Rohingya still in Myanmar at 'serious risk of genocide': UN
Rakhine: 2019-09-02 Myanmar army says it will punish soldiers in Rohingya atrocities probe
Rakhine: 2019-08-24 Bangladesh Offers Repatriation to Rohingya Muslims, None Accept
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United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights: 2001-12-02 Mary Robinson "concerned" about Taliban deaths
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Aung San Suu Kyi: 2019-08-17 Rebel attack on Myanmar elite military college leaves 15 dead
Aung San Suu Kyi: 2018-10-04 Aung San Suu Kyi becomes first person stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship
Aung San Suu Kyi: 2018-09-01 Myanmar military releases 75 child soldiers from service
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Home Front: Culture Wars
Welcome To The Potemkin Village Of Washington Power
2019-12-03
h/t Instapundit
[AmericanConservative] Don't be misled: elected officials are subjugated to the national security firmament. Trump is just exposing it.

What American constitutional government most urgently needs at present is for our Madisonian institutions‐the presidency, the Congress, and the courts‐to wrest back control of national security policy from an unelected and increasingly rogue national security establishment.

That ominous challenge to constitutionalism was on full display with the recent op-ed piece in the New York Times by retired Admiral William McRaven, in which he brashly warned that unless Trump jumped aboard the Forever War bandwagon, he must be removed, and "the sooner the better." The U.S. must have a policy, McRaven said, that protects "the Kurds, the Iraqis, the Afghans, the Syrians, the Rohingyas, the South Sudanese and the millions of people under the boot of tyranny."

How did we get to the point where a former senior military officer calls for the removal of a duly elected president because he doesn’t stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the Rohingyas? McRaven’s op-ed represents something new in American politics: the assertion that an elected president is illegitimate unless he works to spread our "ideals of universal freedom and equality" through military action and alliances. McRaven also argued that it is "the American military...the intelligence and law enforcement community, the State Department and the press," all unelected institutions, that now embody the true American civic religion and protect its "ideals."
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Southeast Asia
Myanmar rallies in support of Suu Kyi in wake of genocide charges
2019-12-03
[DAWN] Arakan-Rohingya Salvation Army stages vicious attacks in the name of Islam, Burma kicks Islam out. My sympathy meter appears to be stuck on zero. Moslems aren't stabbing people to death on bridges in Rangoon, are they?
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India-Pakistan
‘Pervez Musharraf is our benefactor,’ says Fawad Chaudhry Listen
2019-12-02
[The News (Pak)] Federal Minister for Science & Technology Fawad Chaudhry said former president General (retired) Pervez Perv Musharraf
...former dictator of Pakistain, who was less dictatorial and corrupt than any Pak civilian government to date...
was the nation's benefactor.

"Pervez Musharraf has rid us of PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif
...served two three non-consecutive terms as prime minister, heads the Pakistain Moslem League (Nawaz). Noted for his spectacular corruption, the 1998 Pak nuclear test, border war with India, and for being tossed by General Musharraf, then by the courts...
in 1999 that's why, he is our benefactor," said the federal minister, addressing a ceremony in Jhelum.

Responding to a question about the PML-N chief's return to Pakistain, the minister was of the view, "Even Nawaz Sharif's family has no hope of his homecoming."

"When Pervez Musharraf was in power, a lot of people used to stand queuing up to light his cigar," he pointed out.

Chaudhry said all the political parties are unanimous on extension to Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa's tenure, hoping the relevant legislation would be completed in the next parliamentary session.

On November 19, an Islamabad special court reserved the order in high treason case against the former president to be announced on November 28. Musharraf and the federal interior ministry filed an application against the reservation of the verdict.

The Lahore High Court had declared the petition of the former president as maintainable on Tuesday while overruling the LHC registrar's objections. Musharraf in his petition said that the Special Court has reserved judgment in the case on November 19 without hearing his stance.

He also questioned formation of the Special Court, saying that the then prime minister alone granted approval for the constitution of the Special Court and the cabinet's sanction was not sought.

A three-judge IHC bench headed by Chief Justice Athar Minallah had set aside the November 19 order of the Special Court and instructed it to hear all sides before deciding the case.

Related:
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Fawad Chaudhry: 2019-11-04 'Deadline' for PM's resignation extended
Fawad Chaudhry: 2019-10-23 India, Pakistan set to sign pilgrim corridor pact amid Kashmir tension
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Pervez Musharraf: 2019-11-24 Musharraf moves LHC against impending high treason case verdict
Pervez Musharraf: 2019-11-20 Court reserves verdict in Musharraf treason case
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Nawaz Sharif: 2019-11-20 Nawaz Sharif arrives in #London for medical treatment in air ambulance
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Qamar Javed Bajwa: 2019-11-28 Lawyers' body announces countrywide strike on Thursday against govt's 'unconstitutional moves'
Qamar Javed Bajwa: 2019-11-26 Pakistan hangs brigadier for spying
Qamar Javed Bajwa: 2019-11-21 Muslim unity key to countering enemy plots: IRGC chief
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Athar Minallah: 2019-10-30 IHC suspends decision to cancel JUI-F leader Hafiz Hamdullah's citizenship
Athar Minallah: 2019-09-18 UK agrees to hand over Imran Farooq murder case evidence to Pakistan
Athar Minallah: 2019-04-12 Ghotki sisters not forcibly converted, allowed to live with husbands: IHC
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Two Chemistry Professors Accused of Making Meth in School Lab
2019-11-18
[BREITBART] two chemistry professors were accused of making methamphetamine in a school lab, sheriff’s deputies said. Terry David Bateman, 45, and Bradley Allen Rowland, 40, who both worked at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, as associate professors of chemistry were arrested Friday afternoon, the Clark County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement.

Bateman and Rowland face charges of manufacturing meth and using drug paraphernalia, and have been on administrative leave since October 11, KTRK reported.

Staff closed the university science center on October 8 after someone noticed a chemical odor, according to Tina Hall, the university’s associate vice president of marketing and communications.

The university reopened the building on October 29 after an on-call environmental service installed air filtering systems and temporarily removed windows to facilitate ventilation, Hall said.

Hall could not confirm what was found after the mysterious odor report or whether the professors made the meth inside the school.

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Methamphetamine: 2019-10-29 Rohingya man arrested in Bangladesh after $5m drug haul
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