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Police Shooting of Suspect Charging Officer Armed with A Knife Sets Off Rioting In Lancaster Pennsylvania.
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-War on Police-
Police Shooting of Suspect Charging Officer Armed with A Knife Sets Off Rioting In Lancaster Pennsylvania.
Earlier on Sunday afternoon a Lancaster Police Department Officer shot and killed a black suspect who was charging at him with a knife over his head.
A classic case of "hands up, don't shoot"?
The officer had been called to a "domestic disturbance". When he arrived a woman was standing just inside the front door of the "townhouse" with the glass door closed. She opened and saw the officer who was walking up from the sidewalk. There were 4 steps up from ground level up to the front door. The officer can be heard saying to the woman "Where’d he go?" As the woman opens the door and begins to exit, the officer tells her to "Get back, get back." As she does so a tall black man exits the front door and comes down the steps as the officer retreats. The black man is holding a large kitchen knife above his head and begins charging towards the officer. The officer defends himself from attack by shooting the suspect from a distance of 5-8 feet, killing him.

The incident was captured on the officer’s body cam video:

...Further information coming out tonight is that the dead subject, Richardo Munoz, seems to have been known to law enforcement, and has stabbed people in the past.

...BLM is protesting at the Lancaster Police station tonight over the death of Ricardo Munoz — another standout citizen wrongfully gunned down by lawless police in the prime of his life. We’ll never know what worthwhile contributions to society he might have made.
Courtesy of Beavis, update from National Review at 1:30 p.m. EDT:
The officer was responding to a call that 27-year-old Ricardo Munoz was becoming aggressive with his mother and was attempting to break into her house, the Lancaster City Bureau of Police said. After the officer responded to the call at 4:15 p.m., bodycam footage released by the department shows a woman fleeing the house while Munoz is yelling inside, the district attorney’s office said in a statement.

The video then shows Munoz running out of the house holding a knife before the officer shoots him several times and the 27-year-old falls to the ground. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The officer has been placed on leave, according to a statement from Lancaster mayor Danene Sorace and the district attorney’s office said the shooting is under investigation to determine if the officer’s use of force was justified.

People assembled outside a police station after the shooting, with some damaging a police vehicle and others throwing bricks. Rioters also threw glass bottles, gallon jugs filled with liquid and parts of plastic road barricades at officers. Officers used tear gas and rubber bullets to break up the crowd after demonstrators "failed to follow the instructions."
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/14/2020 03:49 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6502 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Open Question for the Fed's / DOJ:
Given all the well documented and video taped domestic terrorist actions by the Liberal Socialist/Marxist Democrat owned and controlled BLM group in the past 180 days. Why haven't the Leaders and Funders been located and a arrested.

Is it because doing so is also a Catch-22 political situation?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 09/14/2020 5:36 Comments || Top||

#2  /\ Why haven't the Leaders and Funders been located and a arrested.

Because they currently control the House of Representatives ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/14/2020 6:47 Comments || Top||

#3  Bill Barr is "thinking about it".
Posted by: Clem || 09/14/2020 7:17 Comments || Top||

#4  The Amish support BLM?
Who would have thought
Unless the rioters are from out of town uh out of state
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 09/14/2020 7:54 Comments || Top||

#5  White woman in Florida does same thing last week. No issue...no protests, no riots..
Posted by: Dacama || 09/14/2020 8:08 Comments || Top||

#6  The knife wielder was shot 5'-8' away while advancing towards a retreating officer. Reads like the officer made a good call on the shooting. Unfortunately, officers often get charged, tried and convicted in the MSM on Twitter or on the internet before any facts are known.

The 21' rule has often been used as a guideline for addressing a knife threat by an armed officer. The following article brings into question the Tuller Rule developed in 1983 by a police firearms instructor in Salt Lake. Revisiting the 21' Rule.
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/14/2020 9:27 Comments || Top||

#7  Ricardo Munoz:
Gentle giant
Faithful son
Avid skateboarder
Posted by: Big Thart9475 || 09/14/2020 9:39 Comments || Top||

#8  He liked jogging while holding a knife...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/14/2020 10:17 Comments || Top||

#10  This is the exact situation all the defund the police don't want you to see: a non- police social worker dispatched to a 'domestic. Joke ce' call only to be met by a weapon carrying 'jogger/skateboarder'...
Any last remaining shreds of empathy I may have had for sincere BLM went down the tubes with the LASD ambush and resulting hospital protests. Time for grape shot or something stronger.
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 09/14/2020 10:38 Comments || Top||

#11  Just another example of how these rioting BLM toads react without even one notion to look at the facts and circumstances of the situation. Police are, in their sick minds, a priori at fault.
Posted by: Clem || 09/14/2020 10:41 Comments || Top||

#12  Pretty strong turn from your early anti-police stand, Clem.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/14/2020 10:58 Comments || Top||

#13  Awesome rant at the end about Biden wanting to take away the guns you just bought while getting rid of cops

Posted by: DarthVader || 09/14/2020 11:04 Comments || Top||

#14  Interesting fella. That guy is a former left winger liberal. Until he decided to become a "people's reporter" and actually saw the truth versus what the "main stream" press has been showing.
Posted by: Theager Borgia1057 || 09/14/2020 15:46 Comments || Top||

#15  It has been interesting watching him walk away from what the left has become. Pool is still the same guy, but Trump has always been a 1970s blue dog democrat type of guy. That is "conservative" now. That is how far the left has pulled the demoncrats.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/14/2020 17:05 Comments || Top||

#16  In Africa dude would have been chopped up and turned to dust as a cure for AIDS.

Police officer with a running backhand shot.

Hard enough to do in Tennis, nevermind Ric the Knife coming at you like a gassy fart going wrong.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/14/2020 17:58 Comments || Top||

Taliban Raid Security Post in Kapisa, Kill 5
[KhaamaPress] At least five Afghan cops killed after the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
bully boy raided a local security post in Tagab district of Kapisa late Saturday night, provincial authorities confirmed.

Abdul Shaiq Shorish, front man for the local police, said the armed Taliban raided a security post in Tagab district of Kapisa province at around 9pm local time.

The battle between the Afghan forces and the Taliban continued until 3am Sunday morning, killing at least five Afghan security officers, including the head of the post.

Seven further security forces injured during the shootouts, according to the front man.

The arm battle did not inflict any casualty to the local residents, he added.

The Taliban did not immediately commented on the incident, while the officials said they were battered in the battlefield.

The attack came at a time Afghan government and the Taliban delegation met in Doha earlier that day to settle a peace agreement in Afghanistan.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/14/2020 00:45 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6495 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Logar Clashes Claim 4 People Uprising Forces
[KhaamaPress] At least four People’s Uprising Forces were killed during clashed with the Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
Lions of Islam in Pashtun-infested Logar province, local authorities confirmed.

Dedar Lung, Pashtun-infested Logar Governor, said the festivities begin in Pul Matani area of Pul Alam city in Pashtun-infested Logar province.

The Taliban raided PUF post in the area at late Saturday night, which killed at least four uprising forces and maimed further a number.

The battle, which lasted a few hours, has been warded off after security forces were deployed at the scene.

Taliban did not immediately comment on the incident.

Pashtun-infested Logar is considered one of the most insecure provinces, where armed Taliban have active influences in some cities.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/14/2020 00:45 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Switzerland: Draft anti-terrorism law sets ‘dangerous precedent', rights experts warn
[UN News] The draft legislation, currently before the Swiss Parliament, expands the definition of terrorism and no longer requires the prospect of any crime at all, they said, in a plea for a last-minute reversal by legislators.

Citing international standards, the experts defined terrorism as the intimidation or coercion of populations or governments through violence that causes death or serious injury, or the taking of hostages.

Under the bill, "terrorist activity" may encompass even lawful acts aimed at influencing or modifying the constitutional order, such as legitimate activities of journalists, civil society and political activists.

"Expanding the definition of terrorism to any non-violent campaign involving the spreading of fear goes far beyond current Swiss domestic law and violates international standards", said the experts, all of whom were appointed by the UN Human Rights Council.

"This excessively expansive definition sets a dangerous precedent and risks serving as a model for authoritarian governments seeking to suppress political dissent including through torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment."

Other sections of the draft law have also raised concerns, such as those giving the federal police extensive authority to designate "potential terrorists" and to decide preventive measures against them.

The rights experts had earlier written to the Swiss authorities, expressing their concerns about the incompatibility of the bill with human rights and international best practices in counter-terrorism. However, no changes were implemented.

"While we recognize the serious security risks posed by terrorism, we very much regret that the Swiss authorities have declined this opportunity to benefit from our technical assistance and expertise on how to combine effective preventive measures with respect for human rights", they said.

 The experts called on Swiss parliamentarians to keep in mind their country’s traditionally strong commitment to human rights, urging them to reject a law which "is bound to become a serious stain on Switzerland’s otherwise strong human rights legacy."
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/14/2020 06:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6511 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The United Nations condemnation is simply a bellwether indicating the Swiss are pursuing the correct course of action.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/14/2020 6:19 Comments || Top||

#2  "rights experts" Can f&ck off
Posted by: Frank G || 09/14/2020 6:41 Comments || Top||

#3  I'm all for civil rights so I am concerned when the government takes it upon itself to outlaw "wrong-think" aka " designate "potential terrorists"

All in all this seems too Orwellian.
Posted by: AlanC || 09/14/2020 7:19 Comments || Top||

#4  Swiss caved in with their bank secrecy laws years ago, and now this. Well, let's see if direct democracy works.
Posted by: Clem || 09/14/2020 7:24 Comments || Top||

#5  I wonder whom we might call to get a copy of their "draft legislation" sent to President Trump ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/14/2020 7:43 Comments || Top||

#6  If the UN is against it then it's a good idea.
Posted by: Lumpy Slomoting3095 || 09/14/2020 9:06 Comments || Top||

#7  Under the bill, "terrorist activity" may encompass even lawful acts aimed at influencing or modifying the constitutional order, such as legitimate activities of journalists, civil society and political activists.

We need some.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/14/2020 10:37 Comments || Top||

Driver stabbed in German town in possible terror attack
[IsraelTimes] Police say ’an Islamist background cannot be ruled out’ after reports suspected assailant shouted ’holy shit! Allahu akbar’ during stabbing.

An assailant stabbed the driver of a car in western Germany early Sunday and Sherlocks weren’t ruling out an Islamic bully boy motive for the attack, police said. Two men, including the suspect, were arrested.

Shortly after midnight, the attacker opened the door of a car that was driving slowly through Stolberg, near Aachen and close to the Belgian border, police said on Twitter.

He stabbed the driver, who sustained wounds to the arm and later underwent an operation. Police said the injuries weren’t life-threatening.

They said police in the regional hub of Cologne
...the largest city in North Rhine-Westphalia and the fourth populated city in Germany....
took over the case "because an Islamist background cannot be ruled out."

They wouldn’t confirm or deny reports in the Bild and Aachener Zeitung newspapers that the assailant shouted "holy shit! Allahu akbar," or "God is great" in Arabic.

On Sunday evening, two men — the 21-year-old suspect and another man, age 26, who was in a car with him — were detained in Stolberg, a statement from police and prosecutors said. It added that both men as well as a police officer were maimed during the arrest.
Update from GardaWorld at 5:45 a.m. EDT:
The suspect and an associate were later detained by police on Sunday afternoon close to the scene of the incident, with a police officer being injured during the arrest. Although police have stated that the victim and suspect were known to each other, Sherlocks announced that the suspect had been on a terrorism watchlist and that they were not ruling out an Islamic krazed killer motive.

Further police operations are possible in the Stolberg area in the near term.

Posted by: trailing wife || 09/14/2020 00:36 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6519 views] Top|| File under: Salafists

#1  The vic was a loyal Mutti supporter, no doubt, more than happy to be punished for being a white cis male.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/14/2020 2:25 Comments || Top||

#2  the attacker opened the door of a car that was driving slowly through Stolberg

Possibly trolling for children?
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/14/2020 13:56 Comments || Top||

#3  ^Shortly after midnight
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/14/2020 13:58 Comments || Top||

#4  I would not be surprised if the scum bag came across the border from Belgium. But, it's not like the Germans have a shortage of these a-holes.
Posted by: Clem || 09/14/2020 14:00 Comments || Top||

#5  An English automatic translation from the German Bild article therein linked reveals that the victim is a first generation Turkish German, while the knifeman is a Iraqi German who in March also knifed someone else while shouting “Allahu akhbar,” and back in 2016 was handing out Korans for the Salafi Read! campaign.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/14/2020 23:53 Comments || Top||

Fifth Column
More than 100 BLM protesters shut down George Washington Bridge in Manhattan and then violently clash with NYPD outside their precinct on another chaotic night in NYC
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Around 100 BLM activists blocked the George Washington Bridge which connects New Jersey and Manhattan

  • Protests were called by Hawk Newsome, leader of the Greater New York chapter of BLM

  • The group then moved on to the 34th Precinct, having met up with another group of demonstrators

  • Police and protesters scuffled and at least six people were arrested
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/14/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6509 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Shoot them and throw their bodies off the bridge
Posted by: Mad Eye Angonter1301 || 09/14/2020 7:34 Comments || Top||

#2  Insurrection.
Dems preparing their version of Sumter for post-Nov 3
Posted by: Ulaick Big Foot1444 || 09/14/2020 9:16 Comments || Top||

#3  Protests were called by Hawk Newsome, leader of the Greater New York chapter of BLM

That sounds so organized--and widespread.
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/14/2020 9:33 Comments || Top||

#4  They ceased to be protestors they violently clash with the police and shut down bridges.
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/14/2020 9:34 Comments || Top||

#5  ceased to be protestors [when] they...
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/14/2020 9:36 Comments || Top||

#7  Those two bozos need to call the Grandma Killer...or at least start with Wilhelm. Not the Feds' problem. Gotta "listen to the science", right, gents? GTFOH.
Posted by: Clem || 09/14/2020 10:39 Comments || Top||

#8  BLM may just hand Trump a victory in November, and they might even be happy with that.
Posted by: European Conservative || 09/14/2020 17:18 Comments || Top||

Disgusting scenes outside LA hospital as protesters taunt cops about two young county sheriffs fighting for their lives after being shot in patrol car ambush - while Trump demands 'animal' gunman is caught and put to death
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • The two deputies, a male and female officer with the Transit Services Bureau, were shot multiple times

  • A male suspect opened fire after jumping off a bus at the Metro Blue Line station in Compton on Saturday

  • Video released by the sheriff's department shows the suspect walking up to the car and opening fire

  • President Trump labeled the gunman an 'animal' who deserves the death penalty if the officers die

  • Shameful footage said to have been taken outside St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood on Saturday night shows as one protester yells: 'I want to deliver a message to the family of the pigs, I hope they f***ing die' as protesters block the entrance & exit of the hospital emergency room

  • The protesters were connected to Black Lives Matter on Twitter


Posted by: Skidmark || 09/14/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6500 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Vote like your life depends on it.

Because, you know, it just might.
Posted by: Spamp Thereck9562 || 09/14/2020 0:26 Comments || Top||

Posted by: Flemble Thraviger8257 || 09/14/2020 0:29 Comments || Top||

#3  Shooter looked a bit like a fat female.
Posted by: Vespasian Ebbereng3110 || 09/14/2020 0:46 Comments || Top||

#4  I'm rethinking "no go zones." We need them, but make them "no leave zones" and put all blm / antifa / defund the police / leftist celebrities in them and watch the fun on pay per view.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/14/2020 1:08 Comments || Top||

#5  Yeah, think we're close to done talkin' about this.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 09/14/2020 3:47 Comments || Top||

#6  A Dodge Charger has a height of 57.8" (4.8'). The shooter appears to be about a head shorter than the car height. The police might be looking for a kid shooter. It wouldn't be the first time kids are used in crimes, e.g. Mexican cartels often use kids to smuggle drugs and sometimes as 'hitters.'
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/14/2020 8:08 Comments || Top||

#7  /\ I had a similar thought.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/14/2020 8:12 Comments || Top||

#8  @4

I've suggested that in the past. Put a big wall around the area and throw as many guns/bullets over as they need.

Nature will take care of things.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/14/2020 8:31 Comments || Top||

#9  Bed-Stuy, NYC 2014
Dallas 2015
LA 2020

^ all of these are targeted assassinations of multiple policemen by BLM hit men.

BLM is a domestic terrorist movement. Like the Black Liberation Army and the Black Panthers of the late 1960s and 1970s, or Roter Morgen and the Red Brigades in Europe during the same period, BLM's goal is not "reform" or "justice."

BLM are fomenting terror in order to smash the state. Perhaps Trump and Barr are keeping our powder dry. Regardless, the battle lines are clear: the state must either smash this terrorist movement or be smashed by them, through escalating assassinations and chaos.
Posted by: Woodrow Throlurt1569 || 09/14/2020 9:03 Comments || Top||

#11  https://twitter.com/selfdeclaredref/status/1305045405202345984?s=21
Posted by: 3dc || 09/14/2020 11:48 Comments || Top||

#12  There has to be some kind of crime if you try to get in the way of saving the officeers' lives.
Posted by: gorb || 09/14/2020 12:15 Comments || Top||

#13  This is Maxine Waters' district? I await her condemnation of the shooting.
Posted by: Matt || 09/14/2020 12:27 Comments || Top||

Rollin Tristan Fodor, 18, pleaded guilty to felony 1st-degree arson. He set the @PortlandPolice north precinct on fire in June. Fodor was sentenced to 45 days in jail
Posted by: Fred || 09/14/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6507 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  45 day for felony arson! thats BS
Posted by: 746 || 09/14/2020 0:26 Comments || Top||

#2  People have been jailed longer for not wearing a mask.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/14/2020 1:43 Comments || Top||

#3  It will get interesting in the penalty phases when future cases will be argued.
Posted by: gorb || 09/14/2020 3:04 Comments || Top||

#4  Now put him in a cell with Bubba.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/14/2020 3:59 Comments || Top||

#5  From what I have found The Mandatory Minimum should be 90 Months.
Posted by: Sonny Black || 09/14/2020 7:34 Comments || Top||

#6  Portland is a lawless jurisdiction.

Yet another American Mogadishu
Posted by: Spereth Gurly-Brown6697 || 09/14/2020 9:06 Comments || Top||

#7  Sets exactly the wrong precedent.

Serious crimes should have serious punishment. That's why it's a "felony."
Posted by: Tom || 09/14/2020 9:16 Comments || Top||

#8  oregon Law Schools: Left wing darlings:

School Name Us News Ranking Med.LSAT
University of Oregon 78 157
Lewis and Clark College 92 158
Willamette University 132 153
Posted by: b || 09/14/2020 9:17 Comments || Top||

#9  No 'attempted murder'?
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/14/2020 11:20 Comments || Top||

#10  Was the DA one of Soros' bought DAs? 45 days for felony arson to a police station has to be a joke. I had to check to see if this was the Bee. Next, they'll be wanting to give this jamoke the Nobel Peace Prize.
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/14/2020 11:39 Comments || Top||

#11  When people lose the trust in the Justice system, that is when vigilante stuff happens. And it almost always carries the death penalty.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/14/2020 12:41 Comments || Top||

#12  Dude, if you can't grow a proper mustache then shave it. Get a haircut while you're at it. You look like a punk.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/14/2020 12:43 Comments || Top||

#13  That's not a mustache that's a tummy tickler.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/14/2020 15:10 Comments || Top||

#14  So he was convicted of misdemeanor arson? Seriously, he plead guilty to Felony ARSON and got 45 days undolubtedly with credit for time served? That judge needs to be impeached or fired. This is why the feds need to cross deputize all the local LEOs and prosecute federally. The DA is also a part of the problem since the charges were clearly dropped.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 09/14/2020 19:29 Comments || Top||

#15  And hold the DA responsible. If this POS starts another fire, and someone is killed, the DA should face a very long time in a federal pound-me-in-the-ass Prison. (Or better yet a state prison where he can meet some of the people he sentenced...)
Posted by: CrazyFool || 09/14/2020 21:08 Comments || Top||

Kadhimi orders Iraqi forces to fortify border with Syria: spokesperson
[Rudaw] Iraq’s prime minister has ordered the armed forces to tighten security on the border with Syria to prevent infiltration of Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS) murderous Moslems into the country ahead of planned military operations along the border.

According to an intelligence assessment by the Center for Global Policy in May, ISIS has 3,500 to 4,000 active and 8,000 inactive militants in Iraq.
"The commander-in-chief of the armed forces, Mustafa al-Kadhimi, directed [Iraqi security forces] to focus on protecting the border areas with Syria, arbitrating them, and heavily fortifying them, in addition to continuing with specific operations based on intelligence information and intelligence efforts," Yehia Rasool, military spokesperson for Kadhimi, told state media on Sunday.

The 605-kilometre long frontier is secured by three branches of Iraqi security forces: the army, Popular Mobilization Forces [PMF, known as Hashd al-Shaabi in Arabic], and border security units, Rasool explained. The different forces have already constructed "many military fortifications" on the border, including trenches, observation towers, setting up cameras, and positioning heavy weapons.

ISIS was declared territorially defeated in Iraq in December 2017 and in Syria in March 2019. The group has, however, continued to wage a low intensity insurgency in both countries, exploiting security vacuums between rival forces.

Iraq’s disputed territories, which Erbil and Baghdad have long contested, and some western Sunni-majority regions including Anbar, have seen a recent uptick in ISIS activities, including bombings, ambushes, kidnappings, extortion, and arson.

According to an intelligence assessment by the Center for Global Policy in May, ISIS has 3,500 to 4,000 active and 8,000 inactive murderous Moslems in Iraq.

The recent wave of ISIS attacks comes as the US and the international anti-ISIS coalition draw down and consolidate their missions in both Iraq and Syria.

Coalition forces have been in Iraq since 2014 to train and advise Iraqi and Kurdish forces in the fight against ISIS. Over the border, they have also been partnered with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Now the coalition believes ISIS has been degraded to such a point that foreign troops are able to reduce their commitments and hand over control to local forces. Some coalition troops have also been redeployed to their home countries to help with domestic responses to the coronavirus (aka COVID19 or Chinese Plague)
...the twenty first century equivalent of bubonic plague, only instead of killing off a third of the population of Europe it kills 3.4 percent of those who notice they have it. It seems to be fond of the elderly, especially Iranian politicians and holy men...

The coalition has handed over control of eight military bases to the Iraq Security Forces (ISF) this year.

The reduced military supervision could present ISIS remnants in Iraq and Syria with a unique opportunity to launch more frequent attacks and expand their influence, particularly in Iraq’s disputed territories. Jabar Yawar, secretary general at the Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs, warned in April that the ISIS resurgence has been underway for some time.

"According to our data, the group increased its activities in 2018 and 2019, especially in Kurdistani areas outside of the Kurdistan Region administration, including Diyala, Hamrin, Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
Tuz Khurmatu, and Qarachogh. In Qarachogh, they even established bases," Yawar told Rudaw.

There were more than 400 ISIS-claimed or suspected attacks in Iraq between April and June according to a recent Pentagon Inspector General report, up from the 250 attacks recorded in the first three months of 2020.

Most frequently hit was the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala, where the Pentagon reported 150 of the quarter's attacks had taken place. Other attacks were reported in the provinces of Kirkuk, Anbar, Nineveh, and Salahaddin.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/14/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6499 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

Jewish terrorist gets three life sentences for Duma attack
[JP] The Lod District Court on Monday sentenced Amiram Ben Uliel to multiple life sentences based on his conviction in the terror arson murders of the Palestinian Dawabshe family.
The July 2015 attack killed 18-month-old Ali and his parents, Sa’ad and Riham, and destabilized Israeli-Arab relations throughout the region.

Ben Uliel was convicted by the court on May 18, and the court dismissed an unusual final attempt last week to overturn the verdict based on new evidence.

The defense has vowed to appeal to the Supreme Court saying the district court wrongfully accepted some of Ben Uliel’s confessions given post alleged torture by the Shin Bet.

Ben Uliel’s legal team, led by Asher Ohayon, had asked for leniency, but given a triple murder conviction was pessimistic going into Monday’s hearing.

In May, judges Ruth Lorch, Tsvi Dotan and Dvora Atar also convicted Ben-Uliel of two separate counts of attempted murder and two separate counts of arson, but acquitted Ben-Uliel of membership in a terror group.

Despite that acquittal, the court also declared that Ben-Uliel had murdered the Palestinians for ideological reasons — something that could lead to a harsher sentence or to preventing lenient treatment at some later date.

The court said that even though it disqualified confessions Ben-Uliel gave when the Shin Bet used enhanced interrogation on him, his confessions 36 hours later were given freely and compellingly.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/14/2020 08:16 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6510 views] Top|| File under:

#1  This is why I support Israel. Palestinians name streets after people like this.
Posted by: AuburnTom || 09/14/2020 10:09 Comments || Top||

#2  So now the fellow will get a terrorist's salary.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/14/2020 10:36 Comments || Top||

#3  In my opinion, once torture is involved it taints the rest of the process due to an implied threat.

Maybe jail for life if they are sure he did it.

And I would put the idea of naming a street after him in front of the UN for a vote.
Posted by: gorb || 09/14/2020 12:10 Comments || Top||

Iran hands Kurdish political prisoner death sentence, despite offer of immunity
Totalitarians gotta total.
[Rudaw] Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan. The abbreviation IRGC is the same idea as Stürmabteilung (or SA). The term Supreme Guide is a the modern version form of either Duce or Führer or maybe both. They hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
has sentenced a Kurdish political prisoner to death on charges of membership with a Kurdistan Region-based opposition group and murder of a paramilitary force member, according to a Gay Paree-based Iran human rights
...which often include carefully measured allowances of freedom at the convenience of the state...
monitor — despite earlier assurances from Iranian authorities that he would be immune from punishment.
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Posted by: trailing wife || 09/14/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6517 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  There is no immunity from Islamic justice. They're addicted to slicing the necks of the infidels and they're not about to quit it anytime soon.
Posted by: jpal || 09/14/2020 18:34 Comments || Top||

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