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At Anti-France Protests, Pakistani Clerics Call For Jihad, Atom Bomb Against France
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Good morning
Pennsylvania House Approves Audit of
Election Results, To Be Reported in February 2021
Sunday November 22nd, 2020

RuthEtting_02
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri allegedly dies from asthma
MoD Operations in Kandahar Claims 39 Militants, Wounds 5
23 Rockets Land in Kabul; 8 Civilians Killed, ISIS Claims They Dunnit
October Migrant Arrest Rate at Border Up 87 Percent
Top Democratic senator opposes reentering Iran deal under previous terms
Gaza border underground barrier almost complete; new ''smart border'' concept deployed along northern section of Gaza Strip.

Posted by: Fred || 11/22/2020 00:19 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [284 views] Top|| File under:

#1  And I always thought angels played harps.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 11/22/2020 0:22 Comments || Top||

#2  GOOD MORNING USA! It's going to be a great week to the beginning of the final delivery of the Trump landslide!

Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 11/22/2020 14:34 Comments || Top||

#3  Is that a lute or as mandolin? I never could keep them straight in my mind. Bad jpal, bad naughty jpal the shouted at me.
Posted by: jpal || 11/22/2020 20:23 Comments || Top||

#4  For jpal, who is not bad:

Mandolin vs. Lute – (What’s The Difference?)
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/22/2020 20:44 Comments || Top||

#5  Yo, racism! Robbery! Rape!
Go hang the red, black Black, and green crepe.
"Can't breathe!" cried the banjo
In Ruth Etting's manjo,
But no, there would be no escape.
Posted by: Phinenter Gleating7617 || 11/22/2020 23:54 Comments || Top||

#6  "'S'okay, though. I shall relax, think of Afrika, compose clever couplets, seethe ferociously, and of course do that neck thing that so impresses y'all."
Posted by: Phinenter Gleating7617 || 11/22/2020 23:59 Comments || Top||


-Lurid Crime Tales-
Omaha protest of deadly police shooting declared unlawful; arrests reported
[FOXNEWS] At least two demonstrators who gathered in the Old Market section of Omaha, Neb., on Friday night to protest the deadly police shooting of a Black man were taken into custody after police declared an unlawful assembly, according to reports.The protest came one night after the man, identified as Kenneth Jones, was shot and killed during a vehicle stop.

"Until (police) prove that they didn’t murder a Black man, we’re not shutting up — not one bit," protest organizer Peyton Zyla told the Omaha World-Herald.

On Friday night, Omaha police released a preliminary report that alleges Jones was shot after police thought he was reaching for a weapon, FOX 42 of Omaha reported.

"Watch his right hand! He’s digging! He’s digging! He’s got a gun! He’s got a gun!" one police officer is heard saying in a police video, the station reported.

After Jones was shot, officers found a .45-caliber handgun with a "round in the chamber" beneath his body, a police report said.

Jones was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital, according to police. They said only one officer fired at Jones and the officer’s weapon was confiscated as evidence, the World-Herald reported.

Police said Jones was the only one of the vehicle’s four occupants who failed to comply with police orders to place hands outside the vehicle as officers approached, FOX 42 reported. Jones’ struggle with police occurred as officers were trying to pull him from the vehicle, the report said.

Police had not released the video or any still images from the video, as of Friday night, Omaha’s KETV-TV reported.

On Friday night, protesters gathered near police headquarters, where they projected a message onto the side of the building.

"This isn’t transparency," the message read. "Release the footage of the OPD execution of Kenneth Jones."
Posted by: Fred || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [230 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  I'm confused here. Does the 45 number refer to a caliber or an I.Q.?
Posted by: Canuckistan sniper || 11/22/2020 18:20 Comments || Top||

#2  "Until (police) prove that they didn’t murder a Black man, we’re not shutting up — not one bit," protest organizer Peyton Zyla told the Omaha World-Herald.


Police are assumed guilty of racism unless they can prove otherwise. Which explains the large number of retirements in the police ranks.
Posted by: jpal || 11/22/2020 20:42 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
23 Rockets Land in Kabul; 8 Civilians Killed, ISIS Claims They Dunnit
It was a busy day in Kabul city.
[ToloNews] At least 14 rockets landed in various parts of Kabul on Saturday morning just one hour after two IED explosions in the city.

The Interior Affairs Ministry said three people were killed and 11 more were maimed in the rocket attacks.

The rockets landed in Wazir Akbar Khan and Shahr-e-Naw areas in downtown Kabul, Chahar Qala, the Traffic Roundabout, the Gul-e-Surkh Roundabout in PD4, Sedarat Roundabout, the Spinzar Road in the center of the city, near the National Archive road in PD2, and in Lysee Maryam market and Panjsad Family areas in the north of Kabul, according to the ministry.

The rockets landed in various parts of Kabul a few minutes after two explosions happened in Chehel Sutoon and Arzaan Qeemat areas.

The explosion in Arzaan Qeemat left one security force member dead and three more maimed.

Most of those who were maimed in the rocket attacks were taken to Emergency Hospital in Shahr-e-Naw area in Kabul.

Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
denied involvement in the attack.

11:10 am

Doctors from Emergency Hospital say one dead and 28 maimed have been taken to the hospital following rocket attacks in the city.

11:20 am

The corpse count rises to 5 in Kabul rocket attacks, the Public Health Ministry, said, adding that 21 more were maimed in the attacks.

11:30 am

The rockets were fired from two areas in Kabul: the market roundabout and Tahye Maskan areas, police said.

11:40 am

One of the rockets landed within the compound of Iran's Embassy in Kabul this morning but had no casualties, the Iranian embassy says in a statement.

12:10 pm

The corpse count in Kabul rocket attacks raised to 8, the Interior Affairs Ministry said, adding that 31 more were maimed.

The ministry said 23 rockets were fired on different parts of Kabul.
Al Ahram adds:
The salvo slammed into various parts of central and north Kabul -- including in and around the heavily fortified Green Zone that houses embassies and international firms -- just before 9:00 am (0430 GMT).

The Iranian embassy said on Twitter that its main building had been hit by rocket fragments after a missile landed on the premises. No one on the compound, located just outside the Green Zone, was wounded.

Interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian blamed the Taliban, saying "terrorists" had fired a total of 23 rockets.

The Taliban denied responsibility, saying they "do not blindly fire on public places".

[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [195 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


MoD Operations in Kandahar Claims 39 Militants, Wounds 5
[KhaamaPress] According to the Ministry of Defense, 39 Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
were killed in an attack on security forces in Kandahar province.

Fawad Aman, deputy front man for the Ministry of National Defense, said that the Taliban attacked the outposts of the ANDSF forces in Panjwai and Zherai districts of Kandahar province on Friday.

Aman added that the national defense and security forces rebuffed the holy warrior’s attack in the framework of active infantry and Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
offensives, as a result of which 39 Taliban were killed and 5 others were maimed.

13 Taliban-planted minefields have been discovered and defused by the 205-Atal Corps’ engineering team, Aman Added.

This comes as battle across Afghanistan intensifies, and fears rise as major casualties and damages are reported.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [176 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Horn
Ethiopian forces capture town from Tigrayan separatists
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [233 views] Top|| File under:

#1  cookie
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/22/2020 12:23 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Abu Obeida al-Annabi replaces AQIM's late emir Droukdel
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
The Jerusalem Post adds:
The French army killed Abdelmalik Droukdel
... aka Abdel Wadoud, was a regional leader of the GSPC for several years before becoming the group's supremo in 2004 following the death of then-leader Nabil Sahraoui. Under Abdel Wadoud's leadership the GSPC has sought to develop itself from a largely domestic entity into a larger player on the international terror stage. In September 2006 it was announced that the GSPC had joined forces with al-Qaeda and in January 2007 the group officially changed its name to the Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb....
in Mali after hunting him for more than seven years in the Sahel region
... North Africa's answer to the Pak tribal areas...
AQIM said that following Droukdel's death, another Algerian, Sheikh Mujahid Yazid Mubarak, also known as Abu Ubaida Yusuf al-Annabi, was chosen as successor.

The group also confirmed the death of Swiss Beatrice Stockly who was kidnapped from the Malian city of Timbuktu in January 2016.
Posted by: Fred || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [294 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in North Africa


Britain
Man Who Threatened Prime Minister and MPs over Fear Mother Would Fail Immigration Test Jailed
[BREITBART] Wajid Shah, 27, was locked away
Maw! They're comin' to get me, Maw!
for two years after being found guilty of six counts of sending threatening communications to politicians, including a death threat to former Prime Minister Theresa May. The court heard that Shah had sent messages to those connected to British immigration laws over fears his mother would fail her citizenship test.

The Slough resident was first arrested for sending threatening messages in March 2019 and was rearrested the following month after he continued to send malicious communications. Charged in September 2019, he was found guilty at Southwark Crown Court on October 6th after a six-day trial and was sentenced on Friday.

Thames Valley Police said that all the communications sent via email had "conveyed a threat with the sole purpose of causing distress or anxiety to the recipient".

Shah had sent messages to then-Prime Minister May as well as past and present serving parliamentarians in the Labour and Conservative parties, according to the BBC.

In an impact statement read on behalf of the former Conservative leader, it was revealed that while Mrs May was used to receiving threatening messages, it was the fact that Shah lived so close to her Maidenhead constituency and the "extremely offensive, threatening and disturbing" nature of the messages that left her "feeling anxious and concerned".

Mrs May, who Shah threatened to kill "with a knife or gun", added that "what made this one different was the explicit and repeated threat to kill me".

He had also sent messages to MP Tan Dhesi and former MP and current Member of the House of Lords Mark Lancaster, in which he threatened to cut off their heads. The threats against Mr Dhesi, which included a racist slur, were taken so seriously by police that the Slough Labour MP was advised to leave his constituency office.

Former Conservative immigration minister Caroline Nokes was also targetted with a message that said: "I’m going to kill you fucking bitchh and I’m going to kill you fucking bitch."

Ms Nokes noted that the email she received indicated that Shah had done some research on her constituency, leaving her with the feeling that the threat was reminiscent of the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox, who was shot and stabbed outside of a library where she was holding a surgery in 2016.

Shah had also sent former Labour minister Lord David Blunkett abusive messages, calling him a "regarded blind bastard" in two emails.

Prosecutor Barry McElduff had told jurors that Shah was concerned that his mother Noreen Shah would fail her naturalisation test because she speaks "little or no English", as he often had to act as her translator.

Posted by: Fred || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [162 views] Top|| File under: Devout Moslems


Europe
Antifa are among those rioting in Paris today against a new security law that makes it illegal to dox law enforcement officers by releasing their photos
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [259 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  then they're admittedly international, that makes the legal case that they're a terrorist org. in the USA
Posted by: 746 || 11/22/2020 0:23 Comments || Top||

#2  An international idea only
Posted by: Oscar Tingle3772 || 11/22/2020 9:50 Comments || Top||


Fifth Column
Biden Supporter Plows Vehicle Through Trump Rally in Wauwatosa, WI; Proud Boys Administer Aid to the Injured
GP says Proud Boys promise to forward GoPro video of the event, so check site later.
[GatewayPundit] A belligerent Democrat plowed through a crowd of Trump supporters rallying in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, on Saturday — injuring at least one person.

Proud Boys administered first aid to the injured until EMTs arrived.

A witness at the scene who first contacted Gateway Pundit about the incident wrote that "I was at the Wauwatosa protest today and a man was purposely hit by a car while standing next to me. Proud Boys promptly administered first aid until an ambulance arrived." He added that the "Proud Boys did an excellent job of keeping the peace."



Gateway Pundit reached out to Proud Boys Chairman Enrique Tarrio, who confirmed that there was an incident with a driver at the rally.

The President of the Wauwatosa Proud Boys told the Gateway Pundit that "somebody was hit by a car on purpose. He tried to hit more people than just the one he did."
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [375 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Wisconsin. Was he arrested?
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 11/22/2020 0:27 Comments || Top||


In memory of Otis ''TeTe'' Gulley, who died of suicide in 2019, antifa in Portland vandalized nearly 30 businesses & properties overnight
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [399 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  One may ask why do cities re-elect the Mayors after that mayor allows hundreds of businesses to be burned to the ground.

They don't get re-elected. They remain in power by Soros and Clinton Foundation financed Dominion Election Systems developed for places like California, Oregon, Venezuela, and for the drug Cartels who can sell any narcotic in Oregon now, that too approved by Dominion Systems Algorithms.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 11/22/2020 0:16 Comments || Top||

#2  dont forget Washington, Hawaii, Illinois ,New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada, etc,etc,etc
Posted by: 746 || 11/22/2020 0:21 Comments || Top||

#3  In the case of Portland, the alternative was worse.
Posted by: Fred || 11/22/2020 0:24 Comments || Top||

#4  Trotsky or Stalin?
Posted by: Chesney Ulineting7060 || 11/22/2020 1:31 Comments || Top||

#5  #4 or Hitler.
Posted by: james || 11/22/2020 9:26 Comments || Top||

#6  doubt that much election fraud takes place in Portland

I've been there, spoken with people. Much of the population believes themselves to be morally superior and, to maintain that belief, they elect people who loudly say they represent the downtrodden or the environment.
Posted by: Lord Garth || 11/22/2020 10:47 Comments || Top||

#7  Wasn't it Portland where the mayor race was decidely in favor of the Blamtifa Communist, until recently and the polls disappeared and the incumbent won by the margin the polls had the opposition at?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 11/22/2020 22:14 Comments || Top||

#8  Ta-Ta, TeTe.
Posted by: Sheque Flereting6003 || 11/22/2020 22:51 Comments || Top||


The Grand Turk
Turkey says it is extending the seismic survey work of its Oruc Reis ship in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [214 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  Nothing a couple of mk48 wouldn’t fix
Posted by: Greater the Anonymous5721 || 11/22/2020 15:10 Comments || Top||


Home Front: WoT
October Migrant Arrest Rate at Border Up 87 Percent
[Breitbart] Arrests of migrants colonists illegally crossing the border between ports of entry in October jumped 87 percent over the same month last year. The numbers also increased 21 percent compared to last month, CBP officials report.

U.S. Border Patrol agents working along the southwest border with Mexico arrested 66,337 migrants colonists in October, according to the Southwest Border Migration Report released by CBP officials on Thursday afternoon. This represents an increase of more than 87 percent compared to the same month last year and a 21 percent increase over September.

The arrest of migrants colonists illegally crossing the border from Mexico increased in each of the last six months from a low of 16,182 in April. This represents an increase of 310 percent from the April low.

Acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan told news hounds on Thursday that the migrants colonists coming to the United States during the pandemic puts the lives of all Americans at risk.

Morgan blamed the increased illegal border crossings on worsening economic conditions in Mexico and Central America along with a perceived upcoming change of policy due to the presidential election.

The commissioner said the migrants colonists coming to the U.S. during the pandemic "recklessly disregarded our pain, our suffering, and our sacrifice" in regards to our efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19.

"They’re telling us that their wants and needs are more important than your lives," Morgan stated. "They’re telling us their own economic conditions are more important than the lives of American citizens and all of those they come in contact with during their deadly journey."

The commissioner described the journey taken by these migrants colonists through COVID hot spots and under unhealthy conditions.

"They go through high COVID locations, often packed and jammed in overcrowded stash houses both in the United States and/or in Mexico," he explained, "or locked in tractor-trailers for days or often weeks. A journey in which they completely disregard even the most basic medical guidance to mitigate the spread of the deadly disease."

"The smugglers, they could care less about the migrants colonists," Morgan stated. "They could care less about their well being, their lives, or that these conditions serve as active COVID-19 incubators resulting in the further introduction and spread of COVID-19 within the United States."

Compared to October 2019, the apprehension of Unaccompanied Alien Children jumped by 63 percent. The arrest of single adults, mostly from Mexico, jumped by 150 percent. Only the arrest of migrant families fell in a year-to-year comparison.

Of the 66,337 migrants colonists arrested in October, single adults from Mexico accounted for 38,681. Most of the remainder came from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.

The Rio Grande Valley Sector in South Texas continued to lead the nation in the apprehension of migrants colonists illegally entering the U.S. between ports of entry with 17,574 of the 66,337 arrested.

The increases in arrest come in spite of a policy implemented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that expels more than 90 percent of those migrants colonists arrested — mostly within two hours of their apprehension.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [196 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking


India-Pakistan
At Anti-France Protests, Pakistani Clerics Call For Jihad, Atom Bomb Against France
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [405 views] Top|| File under: Devout Moslems

#1  So basically their position remains unchanged.
Posted by: Cesare || 11/22/2020 10:02 Comments || Top||

#2  Nuclear attack in response to Big Mo cartoons? That's why you don't let third world countries have nukes.
Posted by: jpal || 11/22/2020 10:34 Comments || Top||

#3  Fifty million rupees is, what, about $3.50?
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 11/22/2020 10:42 Comments || Top||

#4  France has a high tipping point before action, but some outrageous action against her will cause this tipping point to move to real action, terrible action. I am afraid the UK is beyond hope of movement.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 11/22/2020 11:24 Comments || Top||

#5  ...If anybody in the West would turn a nuke loose on ill-behaved Muslims, it would be the French. The Paks should keep their traps shut.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 11/22/2020 11:25 Comments || Top||

#6  So, if Pakistan launched a nuke at France which part of China would it hit?
Posted by: Matt || 11/22/2020 11:38 Comments || Top||

#7  which part of China would it hit?

If the mighty Paks are anything like the mighty Gazans, they’ll hit Karachi. So no loss to anyone.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/22/2020 12:32 Comments || Top||

#8  "Hello France? This is Pakistan. I'm basically begging you to help better equip the Indian navy and air force, okay?"
Posted by: Secret Master || 11/22/2020 13:02 Comments || Top||


An Indian soldier was killed and another wounded by Pakistani shelling along the highly militarized frontier
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

Indian army spokesman Lt. Col. Devender Anand accused Pakistani troops of firing mortar rounds and other weapons along the Line of Control in southern Rajouri district.

Anand called the incident “an unprovoked violation” of a 2003 cease-fire accord and said that Indian troops retaliated. Pakistan did not comment immediately.
Posted by: Fred || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [214 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

#1  Sure seem to be a few "militarized frontiers" in India.
Posted by: Clem || 11/22/2020 18:15 Comments || Top||


Tehreek e Labbaik Pakistan's Majlis-e-Shura has named Khadim Rizvi's kid Hafiz Saad Hussain Rizvi
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [189 views] Top|| File under: Devout Moslems


Iraq
Four members of the Hashed al-Shaabi and two policemen died along with three civilians in an ambush carried out by ISIS north of Baghdad
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [190 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Iran-Backed Iraqi Militia Leader: Ceasefire with U.S. Is Over
[BREITBART] A conditional ceasefire suspending attacks on U.S. interests in Iraq has ended, the leader of an Iranian-backed Iraqi militia group declared on Thursday."The truce with the Americans has ended due to its conditions not being met," Qais al-Khazali, leader of the Iranian-backed Shiite militia group Asaib Ahl al-Haq, said in an interview with Iraqi state media on November 19, Kurdish news agency Rudaw reported on Friday.

Asaib Ahl al-Haq is a U.S.-designated foreign terrorist organization and a member of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), a coalition of militias that worked with the United States to fight the 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....
. Many are Iran-backed militias that have regularly threatened the United States.

The announcement followed news on November 17 that four rockets landed in Baghdad’s Green Zone, a heavily fortified area of the Iraqi capital housing foreign embassies, including that of the United States. In a statement, the Iraqi military said the bombing killed one child and injured five other civilians. The rockets that landed in the Green Zone "were launched from a neighborhood in al-Alf Dar district in New Baghdad," according to the statement.

Tuesday’s assault took place on the same day that the U.S. announced plans to reduce its number of troops in Iraq from 3,000 to 2,500 by January 15, 2021. Observers said the targeting of an international zone signaled an end to a temporary halt of attacks on U.S. interests in Iraq by Iran-backed militias, established by the largely Shiite murderous Moslem groups through an informal truce in October.

"Iraq’s Iranian-backed militia groups escalated attacks on US targets in Iraq, including the embassy in Baghdad and bases housing American troops, after the US killed Qasem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Quds force, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces, on January 3," Rudaw recalled on Friday. "The militias agreed in October to suspend the attacks on condition that Washington withdraws its troops."



Posted by: Fred || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [218 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Only overwhelming force has stopped wars in the past. I believe that Irun should be nuked...
Posted by: Glock Sholuting1728 || 11/22/2020 15:32 Comments || Top||


50 face execution in Iraq after unfair trials, UN says
[Jpost] Some 50 prisoners in Iraq face possible execution on Monday following conviction on terrorism-related crimes in unfair trials, United Nations
...the Oyster Bay money pit...
human rights
...which are usually entirely different from personal liberty...
experts said on Friday.

The independent experts urged the Baghdad government to immediately halt all mass executions, noting that 21 prisoners had been executed in October, followed by a further 21 last week in Nasiriyah Central Prison, also known as al Hoot.

The wave "seems to be part of a larger plan to execute all prisoners on death row," they said in a joint statement.

Some 4,000 prisoners, most of them charged with terrorism offenses, are believed to be on death row in Iraq, the experts said. Hundreds of executions are imminent after their execution orders were signed off, they said.

"We strongly urge the Iraqi government to respect its international legal obligations and to immediately halt further plans to execute prisoners," said the U.N. Sherlocks, who focus on torture, arbitrary killings and protecting human rights while countering terrorism.

Trials under the Anti-Terrorism Law have been marked by alarming irregularities, they added. "Defendants have frequently been denied the most basic right to an adequate defense and their allegations of torture and ill-treatment during interrogations have not been investigated."

There was no immediate comment from the Iraqi government.

U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, in a statement issued last week after the execution of 21 men, called on Iraqi authorities to halt any further executions.

Her office had found "frequent violations of fair trial rights, ineffective legal representation, over-reliance on confessions and frequent allegations of torture," she said.

The administration of justice underpins a functioning, democratic society, Bachelet added.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [200 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  An European visitor to the Holy land asks Turkish governor of Hebron how the later manages to keep law & order in a city that size with only two cops. "No problem" answers the Turk. "Every time there is a crime, I send my two cops to grab the first person of the street and hang him." "But, but, but. What's if he's innocent?" "Innocent? Don't be ridiculous - he's an Arab, he's guilty of something."
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/22/2020 7:37 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
IDF arrests two crossing perimeter fence from Gaza to Israel
[Jpost] IDF fighters arrested two suspects who crossed the perimeter fence from the southern Gazoo
...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response...
Strip into Israeli territory on Saturday evening.

No weapons were seized from the suspects, and they were questioned on the spot.
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Rocket fired from Gaza causes damage to factory warehouse near Ashkelon, IDF responds
[Jpost] Rocket sirens were heard above the skies of Ashkelon on Saturday evening. Witnesses report hearing a kaboom.
IDF reported that a single rocket was launched into Israel from Gazoo
...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response...
Police reported that the rocket landed on a factory warehouse south of Ashkelon. An MDA spokesperson said after the incident that no injuries had been reported.

A response has not yet been made by the IDF since the source of the rocket is not yet known, according to an N12 report.



IDF investigating unauthorized fire toward Hamas outpost
[Jpost] The IDF is investigating soldiers positioned in one of the tanks off the Gazoo Strip who allegedly shot up a Hamas, the braying voice of Islamic Resistance®, position across the border, the Hebrew website Ynet reported Sunday morning. The even took place shortly after a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit a factory in Ashkelon.

According to the Ynet report, the soldiers fired at the post against usual procedures as the bandidos bandidos murderous Moslems had already evacuated the area. The soldiers fired without permission. The IDF had reported at the time that Hamas' position had not been attacked - contrary to Paleostinian reports.
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Science & Technology
The X-44 MANTA Doesn't Look Like a Plane
[NationalInterest] Instead of using standard control surfaces to maneuver while in flight, the MANTA maneuvered using thrust vectoring, in which the dual engine’s exhaust nozzles could direct exhaust in various directions.



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#1  Looks kinda like the dreaded Drepanidae moth.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 11/22/2020 0:24 Comments || Top||

#2  Will probably get the nickname of "The Lawn Dart"
Posted by: Mercutio || 11/22/2020 8:55 Comments || Top||

#3  Jart!
Posted by: Clem || 11/22/2020 9:01 Comments || Top||

#4  Re #2: 'Lawn Dart?' Not likely, its already taken, even tho the new and PC Nik is Rhino. No idea where that came from , unless some vague Tailhook Scandal reference.
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 11/22/2020 9:38 Comments || Top||

#5  As a groundpounder and treadhead, i plead your only observer status on these matters but I thought nicknames were sacred for a couple of generations amongst zoomies? Rhino (F4) and Lawndart (F105) were taken as I recall. Since we considered aviators outside the ground services as gentlemen who shared a common tailor, i await enlightenment.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 11/22/2020 12:11 Comments || Top||

#6  Not familiar w/ lawndart for the 105; thought it was Thud. And vaguely remember Rhino for the mighty F-4, but only the non-navy versions. Thanks.
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 11/22/2020 15:01 Comments || Top||

#7  We always called the F-16 the Lawn Dart due to the single engine and some electrical issues back in the early 90s. Never heard of the F-4 as Rhino. We called it the Flying Brick. Which it was, but it had the thrust to back it up. The F-105 was the Thud. Because that’s the sound it made when planting into the ground. Thud Ridge used to be required reading.
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#8  Last was me. Forgot to identify myself.
Posted by: Lowspark || 11/22/2020 18:11 Comments || Top||

#9  My error on the Lawn Dart, it was the F104 Starfighter with the tiny wings I think.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 11/22/2020 19:57 Comments || Top||

#10  I’m sure a lot of airframes got called Lawn Dart.
Posted by: Lowspark || 11/22/2020 20:05 Comments || Top||

#11  Guessing from the photo, vector thrusting makes more sense than control surfaces.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 11/22/2020 21:32 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
5 killed in police chase after mass prison break in Lebanon
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Explosions heard as Israeli jets strike tunnels belonging to the Iranian terrorist IRGC on the Syrian-Iraq borders in Al Bukamal
A favourite target...
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#1  An underground mosque?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/22/2020 10:52 Comments || Top||



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