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The Ilhan Omar Incident: A Zionist Witch Hunt?
[Prefatory Note: the post below is somewhat modified text of my responses to a series of questions posed by Daniel Falcone with whom I have done several prior online interview. This interview was published under a different title by CounterPunch on March 14, 2019. It addresses the attack upon the Somali born Ilhan Omar, elected from the 5thCongressional District to the U.S. House of Representative in the November 2018 midterm electios. Omar was sharply attacked, defamed, and threatened for making comments about Israeli influence on American lawmaking that were alleged to be anti-Semitic, or more precisely, ‘anti-Semitic tropes.’ The issues raised are important both to suggest continuing. Reliance by pro-Israeli militants on these kinds of tactics, and for the fact that there was an encouraging willingness of some mainstream refusal to acquiesce. The attack on Omar has been…
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OPEN LETTER TO THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL ANTONIO
AND TO THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS MICHELLE
from Alfred de Zayas,
23 February 2019
Dear Michelle Bachelet,
dear Antonio Guterres
As former UN Independent Expert on the Promotion of a
Democratic and Equitable International Order (2012-2018) I would like to urge
you to once again make your voices heard and make concrete proposals for
mediation and peace in the context of the Venezuelan crisis.
The most noble task of the United Nations is to create the
conditions conducive to local, regional and international peace, to work
preventively and tirelessly to avoid armed conflicts, to mediate and negotiate
to reach peaceful solutions, so that all human beings can live in human dignity
and in the enjoyment of the human right to peace and all other civil, cultural,
economic, political and social rights. I
am particularly worried by the…
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