Terrorism

If you want to get away with any crime, just name it as an act against terrorism. Here's some interesting explicators.
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#WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstHumanity A defiant Dick #Cheney defends #CIA’s brutal interrogation program - “I’d do it again in a minute,” The former vice president’s remarks were part of a vigorous pushback against a report about a five-year investigation released last week by the Senate Intelligence Committee that described the violent methods used on CIA detainees. Cheney rejected the idea that waterboarding and other tactics used in an attempt to glean intelligence amounted to torture.

A defiant Dick Cheney defends CIA’s brutal interrogation program

Former Vice President Dick Cheney will meet with House Republicans Tuesday, The Huffington Post confirmed Monday. Cheney will appear at the House Republican conference meeting Tuesday morning as Republicans launch their final fundraising drive ahe.

#WarCrimes & #CrimesAgainstHumanity UN official calls for Bush & Cheney to be charged with torture “It is now time to take action.” Ben Emmerson, a British expert on human rights and counterterrorism, suggested that anyone implicated by this week’s damning US Senate report on torture, could & should face arrest and prosecution if they leave America. THE UN’S SPECIAL Rapporteur on Human Rights calls for senior US officials including former president George W Bush to be prosecuted for war…

#WarCrimes & #CrimesAgainstHumanity UN official calls for Bush & Cheney to be charged with torture “It is now time to take action.” Ben Emmerson, a British expert on human rights and counterterrorism, suggested that anyone implicated by this week’s damning US Senate report on torture, could & should face arrest and prosecution if they leave America. THE UN’S SPECIAL Rapporteur on Human Rights calls for senior US officials including former president George W Bush to be prosecuted for war…

@newmatilda The only #terrorist organisation involved In the #sydneysiege Is the #murdoch press empire

The Only Terrorist Organisation Involved In The Sydney Siege Is The Murdoch Press Empire - New Matilda

Politicians and media let us down in fight to curb rising Islamophobia -Oz is a fertile environment for Islamophobia.Stereotypical representations of Muslims in the “War on Terror” –links terrorism, violence and Islam– Sections of the news media, politicians and social media have re-activated these stereotypes.Muslim Aussies are targets -for everything from the everyday racism encountered in schools and on the streets, to draconian counter-terrorism legislation that restricts civil liberties

Many incidents of violence and harassment directed at Australian Muslims have been reported recently. These are visible confirmation of fears expressed by their community, that support for the government’s…

Anti-terrorism bill: police to get power to secretly search suspect's house - AFP to be allowed to enter through neighbour’s property  - Suspects do not have to be told for six months - Media companies protest prison term for reporting on searches - Lawyers tell Senate the six-month clause should be shortened THIS TERRORISES ME!

Anti-terrorism bill: police to get power to secretly search suspect's house

Anti-terrorism bill: police to get power to secretly search suspect's house - AFP to be allowed to enter through neighbour’s property - Suspects do not have to be told for six months - Media companies protest prison term for reporting on searches - Lawyers tell Senate the six-month clause should be shortened THIS TERRORISES ME!

@MalcolmFraser12 Without a ground force & an end point, the war against Isis will be a farce - Air power alone will not make a difference in Iraq. Obama & his allies have the worst strategic understanding possible of what they claim is an existential threat. Abbott is eager to support Obama. The US is going to use airpower alone. The SAS will be going into battle with the Iraqi army. On some accounts, Iraqi govt approval for that has already arrived, on others, it has not. Confusion.

Without a ground force and an end point, the war against Isis will be a farce

Malcolm Fraser: Air power alone will not make a difference in Iraq. Barack Obama, and his allies, have the worst strategic understanding possible of what they claim is an existential threat

WashPost How Australia just became a ‘national security state’ - “Australia does not have a written Bill of Rights in its Constitution, making its freedom-abridging laws even harder to challenge in court,” the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit civil-liberties advocate, said in a statement. It called the just-passed measures a “week in history when it became easier for the Australian government to surveil and manipulate the Internet at will.”

How Australia just became a ‘national security state’

Australian police launch counter-terrorism raids Counterterrorism raids in Sydney and Brisbane sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State movement was planning a public killing as a demonstration of its reach DT

Erik Jensen ‏@ErikOJensen  Deported by #Abbott. Tortured by the Taliban. A must read on the refugees we send home: Taliban tortures Abbott government deportee -  The first Hazara asylum seeker refouled by the federal government was taken by the Taliban inside a month.

Erik Jensen ‏ Deported by Tortured by the Taliban. A must read on the refugees we send home: Taliban tortures Abbott government deportee - The first Hazara asylum seeker refouled by the federal government was taken by the Taliban inside a month.

The #Abbott government uses fear of being shipped to Cambodia where there have been numerous reports of orphanages being used as a front for sex tourism and trafficking or return to your home country where you can be tortured or killed by friendly governments. Terrorism? Evil?

The #Abbott government uses fear of being shipped to Cambodia where there have been numerous reports of orphanages being used as a front for sex tourism and trafficking or return to your home country where you can be tortured or killed by friendly governments. Terrorism? Evil?

Padraic Gibson ‏@ paddygibson Story of armed police raid to remove Aboriginal kids picked up by UK @Independent  Shocking footage of Australian police in riot gear removing children at 'gunpoint'

Shocking footage of Australian police in riot gear removing children at 'gunpoint'

Padraic Gibson ‏@ paddygibson Story of armed police raid to remove Aboriginal kids picked up by UK Shocking footage of Australian police in riot gear removing children at 'gunpoint'


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