Kim Dotcom Claims Evidence Seth Rich Was WikiLeaks’ Source.

By Jerry Alatalo

nternet personality Kim Dotcom has delivered a statement on his website asserting he has evidence showing the late Clinton campaign staffer Seth Rich was involved in the leak of Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails to WikiLeaks. Kim Dotcom said he is prepared to testify before the United States Congress and provide proof.

His highly anticipated announcement was made on Tuesday May 23, but lost nearly all media coverage after the Monday May 22 bombing event in Manchester, United Kingdom grabbed 24/7 worldwide attention. Some have theorized the Manchester bombing might have been engineered to divert world attention away from what would have been a major, front-page category global news event – at least on independent media platforms and the internet.

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Either Kim Dotcom has genuine evidence or he does not.

The question becomes: “Why hasn’t there been a response to his proposal from the Trump administration or Democratic members of Congress, and why haven’t arrangements been made to facilitate Kim Dotcom’s testimony?” When somebody offers evidence on one of the most consequential, controversial and divisive political situations in recent U.S. history, how can responsible government leaders ignore that offer?

It would be a simple and very inexpensive matter to allow Kim Dotcom to testify before Congress via electronic communications and live-stream, so refusal to allow his testimony because of exorbitant costs associated with travel to and from New Zealand where he resides have no merit. Such a format for his testimony is an excellent option, spares the U.S. government from possible embarrassment, and prevents wasted expenditure if Mr. Dotcom has zero evidence.

But… What if Mr. Dotcom does have credible evidence as he asserts, and that his potential witnessing does indeed prove Seth Rich – not the Russian Federation – was the WikiLeaks source? Here is the problem. If Mr. Dotcom does not receive the go-ahead, arrangements and/or other legal, manifested successful steps to hear him out from U.S. officials, then perhaps the only option for him is going it alone and publishing his information (testifying) on the internet.

Thus far, after 10 months since allegations of Russian involvement in the WikiLeaks DNC situation began, no U.S. intelligence agency has provided any evidence proving the allegations of Russian involvement. In a recently published book, “Shattered”, authors Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes describe how 24 hours after Hillary Clinton’s concession speech Clinton campaign manager John Podesta and staffer Robbie Mook led engineering of the Russian-hacking narrative to deflect attention away from DNC’s stealing of the Democratic nomination from Bernie Sanders and Clinton’s poor campaign.

Kim Dotcom wrote on his website…

Corporate media has seemingly gone far out of its way to discredit the Kim Dotcom story and those who advocate for his testifying before Congress. The following screenshot comes from “CNNMoney” YouTube channel, and its video trying to downplay, and even ridicule as a “conspiracy theory”, that Seth Rich was part of the WikiLeaks revealing of DNC emails.

Please take note of the number of likes (156) and dislikes (3,523) on this video, in what seems a clear indicator of where people around the Earth stand on this matter.

Were Kim Dotcom to testify before the U.S. Congress and prove Seth Rich had involvement in transferring DNC emails to WikiLeaks – defeating an incessant “Russia-gate” narrative that has lasted 10 months – the ramifications would be of historic, worldwide magnitude.

(Thank you to RT at YouTube)

 

UN Sponsored Report on Israel’s Responsibility for Apartheid in Relation to the Palestinian People

“Blessed are the peacemakers.”

Global Justice in the 21st Century

[Prefatory Note: Below is the text of a report co-authored by Virginia Tilley and myself, commissioned by the UN Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA) that examines the argument for regarding Israel as an ‘apartheid state’ with respect to the whole of the Palestinian people, that is, not only those Palestinians living under occupation, but also those living as residents of Jerusalem, those living as a minority in Israel, and those enduring refugee camps and involuntary exile. The report concludes that Israel is guilty of the continuing crime of apartheid as it is defined in the 1973 Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid. The report reviews the evidence for such a finding, and offers recommendation for acting upon such a conclusion within the United Nations, by national governments, and by civil society. Upon the release of the report on March 15, 2017…

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Real News From Journalist Tommy Hansen.

By Jerry Alatalo

Book5Alphabet Most of the time journalist Tommy Hansen delivers his talks in German, so it became the easy choice to share after coming across his recent English-language presentation at Open Mind Conference 2016 in Denmark. The title of his talk is, “War or Peace in Europe: Now is the Final Call for Journalism”.

With apologies for the length of the presentation at 1 hour 42 minutes, may we suggest if time is presently not available or short to save/record the link for future viewing. One can describe his excellent talk as a memorable, high level, in-depth, extraordinary university quality lecture – touching on and combining the subjects of economics, history, world politics, and more.

The historical aspect starts in 1944-5 and the Bretton Woods monetary conference making the U.S. dollar the world’s reserve currency following World War II. As his presentation unfolds, Mr. Hanson focuses on what he sees as the major situational developments from 1944-5 up until the present in 2016-7. He shares the pertinent details of global financial events such as U.S. President Richard Nixon’s removal of the Gold Standard, plus Henry Kissinger’s deal with Saudi Arabia to sell their oil for only U.S. dollars (the petrodollar), in exchange for military bases to defend/protect the royal family and building up Saudi intelligence forces.

Mr. Hansen’s description of former President and CIA Director George H.W. Bush’s close relations with the Saudi royal family – essentially privatizing U.S. covert operations –  helps explain how his son George W. Bush and Dick Cheney were able to join the Saudis in pulling off the 9/11 false flag operation, and the fictional “war on terror”.

Saudi Arabia is:

  • ruled by the royal family
  • a severe violator of human rights
  • owner of one of the world’s largest oil reserves
  • controller of the world’s largest oil company

He shares a quote from Sarah Chayes and Alex De Waal and their February 18, 2016 article in The Atlantic: “The Saudi ruling elite is operating something like a sophisticated criminal enterprise”. 

Mr. Hansen then goes on to describe the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) which operated with 1,500 employees in the years 1972-1991, and became infamous for massive levels of money-laundering, bribery, support for terrorism, arms trafficking, kidnapping, and murder in the interests of its Saudi, U.S. and other criminal owners. BCCI became a central financial tool used by the criminals behind implementing what has become known as the Iran-Contra scandal.

Tommy Hanson’s detailed presentation makes understanding how events through recent history have shaped the world humanity experiences in 2017 easier – for those already familiar with the real history, and for persons whose knowledge of these (mostly) unreported facts is either non-existent, limited, or only beginning to become sought more intensely and accumulated. In any case, what Mr. Hansen shares is definitely NOT fake news – but the truth/facts of history and today upon which major, important decisions of war and peace will (many on Earth pray) have as their basis.

People sometimes refer to books and writers which have a profound, greater-than-average effect on one’s outlook and perceptions after reading as “keepers”. With regard to talks and visual presentations focused on sharing vital and rarely disseminated knowledge, this one by Tommy Hanson clearly meets the “keeper” standard.

(Thank you to Free21.org at YouTube)