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posted on Sep, 23 2008 @ 07:42 PM
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Over the last 8yrs there have been many news worthy stories and events that haven't got the full coverage they deserve.Why?

Because they are volatile,damaging to governments and they tell the truth of what is going on in the world today.

Below is a list of just a few of the most censored events since the
dawn of the new century....




1. Multinational Corporations Profit From International Brutality.
In the name of commerce, huge multinational corporations collaborate with repressive governments, and in the process, support significant human rights violations. Corporations often argue that their presence and investment will improve human rights. This practice is referred to as “constructive engagement”. Major international energy corporations such as Mobil, Exxon, Enron, and UNOCAL have engaged in major business ventures in countries known as major human rights violators....
www.projectcensored.org...




2.The U.S. and NATO Deliberately Started the War with Yugoslavia.

The US and NATO pushed for war with Yugoslavia by demanding full military occupation of the entire country as a condition of not bombing. Belgrade could not accept the U.S. drafted two-part Rambouillet ultimatum, not only because it was a thinly veiled plan to detach Kosovo from Serbia, but also because it contained provisions even worse than loss of that historic province, provisions no sovereign country in the world could possibly accept...

www.projectcensored.org...
www.slobodan-milosevic.org...
www.serendipity.li...



3.Evidence Indicates No Pre-war Genocide in Kosovo and Possible Plot to Create Disinformation.

According to the New York Times, the “turning point” to NATO’s decision to go to war against Yugoslavia occurred on January 20, 1999 when U.S. diplomat William Walker led a group of news reporters to discover a so-called Serb massacre of some 45 Albanians in Racak, Kosovo. This story made international headlines and was later used to justify the NATO bombings...

www.projectcensored.org...
www.wpunj.edu...



4.U.S. Media Ignores Humanitarian Aspects of Famine in Korea.

A humanitarian food crisis of staggering proportions has been developing in North Korea, yet nowhere has there been an outcry like the one fueled by media worldwide for Ethiopia. Instead, the media chooses to focus on the implication of the threat posed by North Korea as they continue their nuclear testing...

www.projectcensored.org...
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5.The Vatican’s U. N. Status Challenged.

While permanent observers, such as the Holy See, cannot vote in the General Assembly, in most UN conferences they are granted the full status enjoyed by UN member states, including not only a voice, but also a vote. During debate, the Holy See, alone among the world’s religions, can make as many interventions as a member state...

www.seechange.org...
www.projectcensored.org...



6.CIA Kidnaps Suspects for Overseas Torture and Execution.

U.S.agents are involved in abducting people they suspect of terrorist activities and sending them to countries where torture during interrogation is legal, according to U.S. diplomatic sources. Suspects are shipped to allied countries where they are denied legal assistance and imprisoned without any specific charges made against them. The prisoners have been taken to countries such as Egypt and Jordan (whose intelligence agencies have close ties to the CIA) where they can be subjected to interrogation tactics, including torture and threats to family, which are illegal in the United States...

www.albionmonitor.net...
www.stanford.edu...
www.dailykos.com...



7.Bush administration manipulates science and censors scientists.

A study by the EPA found that the bipartisan Senate Clear Air bill would do more to prevent American deaths than the Bush administration's proposed air pollution plan, known as "Clear Skies." This study was promptly repressed by the Bush administration....An Environmental News Service report summed it up thusly: "President George W. Bush has suppressed and distorted scientific analysis from federal agencies, subjected government scientists to 'censorship and political oversight,' and taken actions that have undermined the quality of scientific advisory panels."

www.alternet.org...
www.dreamscape.com...



8.High Uranium Levels Found in Troops and Civilians.

Last year, Project Censored included the United States' and Great Britain's continued use of depleted uranium weapons--despite ample evidence of its acute health effects--among its top 10 underreported stories. Almost 10,000 U.S. troops had died within 10 years of serving in the first Gulf War, researchers had found. And more than a third of those still alive had filed Gulf War Syndrome-related claims.

www.dreamscape.com...
www.alternet.org...



9.Surveillance Society Quietly Moves In.

It's a well-known dirty trick in the halls of government: If you want to pass unpopular legislation that you know won't stand up to scrutiny, just wait until the public isn't looking.That's precisely what the White House did Dec. 13, 2003, the day American troops captured Saddam Hussein...

mostlywater.org...
www.ala.org.../ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=77694

Fears that the UK would "sleep-walk into a surveillance society" have become a reality, the government's information commissioner has said.

news.bbc.co.uk...
www.independent.co.uk...



10.U.S. Uses Tsunami to Military Advantage in Southeast Asia.

During subsequent tsunami relief operations, the U.S. reactivated its military co-operation agreements with Thailand and the Visiting Forces Agreement with the Philippines. U.S. Navy also vessels utilized facilities in Singapore, keeping with previous treaties. Further, the U.S. marines and the navy arrived in Sri Lanka to bolster relief measures despite the tsunami-hit island s initial reluctance to permit their entry...

www.worldproutassembly.org...
mostlywater.org...



11.The Real Oil for Food Scam.

The U.S. has accused UN officials of corruption in Iraq’s oil for food program. According to Joy Gordon and Scott Ritter the charge was actually an attempt to disguise and cover up long term U.S. government complicity in this corruption. Ritter says, “this posturing is nothing more than a hypocritical charade, designed to shift attention away from the debacle of George Bush’s self-made quagmire in Iraq, and legitimize the invasion of Iraq by using Iraqi corruption and not the now-missing weapons of mass destruction, as the excuse.” Gordon arrives at the conclusion that, “perhaps it is unsurprising that today the only role its seems the United States expects the UN to play in the continuing drama of Iraq is that of scapegoat.”

www.projectcensored.org...
mondediplo.com...
www.economist.com...



12.Future of Internet Debate Ignored by Media.

Throughout 2005 and 2006, a large underground debate raged regarding the future of the Internet. More recently referred to as “network neutrality,” the issue has become a tug of war with cable companies on the one hand and consumers and Internet service providers on the other. Yet despite important legislative proposals and Supreme Court decisions throughout 2005, the issue was almost completely ignored in the headlines until 2006.1 And, except for occasional coverage on CNBC’s Kudlow & Kramer, mainstream television remains hands-off to this day...

www.projectcensored.org...



13.Halliburton Charged with Selling Nuclear Technologies to Iran.

According to journalist Jason Leopold, sources at former Cheney company Halliburton allege that, as recently as January of 2005, Halliburton sold key components for a nuclear reactor to an Iranian oil development company. Leopold says his Halliburton sources have intimate knowledge of the business dealings of both Halliburton and Oriental Oil Kish, one of Iran’s largest private oil companies...

www.projectcensored.org...
www.jonesreport.com...



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[edit on 23-9-2008 by jakyll]

Mod Edit: BB Code From Hell. Die Code Die.



[edit on 23/9/2008 by Mirthful Me]




posted on Sep, 23 2008 @ 07:54 PM
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14. High-Tech Genocide in Congo.

The world’s most neglected emergency, according to the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, is the ongoing tragedy of the Congo, where six to seven million have died since 1996 as a consequence of invasions and wars sponsored by western powers trying to gain control of the region’s mineral wealth.


www.peaceactionme.org...
www.thetruthseeker.co.uk...



15.The World Bank Funds Israel-Palestine Wall.

Despite the 2004 International Court of Justice (ICJ) decision that called for tearing down the Wall and compensating affected communities, construction of the Wall has accelerated. The route of the barrier runs deep into Palestinian territory, aiding the annexation of Israeli settlements and the breaking of Palestinian territorial continuity...


www.gnn.tv...
www.pbase.com...
www.paxchristi.org.uk...



16.Homeland Security Contracts KBR to Build Detention Centers in the US.

According to a press release posted on the Halliburton website, “The contract, which is effective immediately, provides for establishing temporary detention and processing capabilities to augment existing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Detention and Removal Operations (DRO) Program facilities in the event of an emergency influx of immigrants into the U.S., or to support the rapid development of new programs. The contingency support contract provides for planning and, if required, initiation of specific engineering, construction and logistics support tasks to establish, operate and maintain one or more expansion facilities.”


www.projectcensored.org...
www.mindfully.org...



17.Gold Mining Threatens Ancient Andean Glaciers.

Barrick Gold, a powerful multinational gold mining company, planned to melt three Andean glaciers in order to access gold deposits through open pit mining. The water from the glaciers would have been held for refreezing in the following winters. Opposition to the mine because of destruction to water sources for Andean farmers was widespread in Chile and the rest of the world. Barrick Gold’s Pascua Lama project represents one of the largest foreign investments in Chile in recent years, totaling $1.5 billion. However, some 70,000 downstream farmers backed by international environmental organizations and activists around the world waged a campaign against the proposed mine...


www.projectcensored.org...



18.No Habeas Corpus for “Any Person."

It is of concern that people in the US are under the illusion that they have freedoms and liberties and yet remain ignorant about what the US Constitution states. Many of our present leaders have perverted the Constitution and have confused people to the point that they have given up their rights for security and freedom out of fear...


newsnotreported.blogspot.com...[/url]
www.projectcensored.org...



19.Behind Blackwater Inc.

The company that most embodies the privatization of the military industrial complex—a primary part of the Project for a New American Century and the neoconservative revolution is the private security firm Blackwater. Blackwater is the most powerful mercenary firm in the world, with 20,000 soldiers, the world’s largest private military base, a fleet of twenty aircraft, including helicopter gunships, and a private intelligence division. The firm is also manufacturing its own surveillance blimps and target systems...


www.projectcensored.org...



20.KIA: The US Neoliberal Invasion of India.

Farmers’ cooperatives in India are defending the nation’s food security and the future of Indian farmers against the neoliberal invasion of genetically modified (GM) seed. As many as 28,000 Indian farmers have committed suicide over the last decade as a result of debt incurred from failed GM crops and competition with subsidized US crops,


dacitybassline.blogspot.com...



21.The Scam of “Reconstruction” in Afghanistan.

A report issued in June 2005 by the non-profit organization Action Aid reveals that much of the US tax money earmarked to rebuild Afghanistan actually ends up going no further than the pockets of wealthy US corporations. “Phantom aid” that never shows up in the recipient country is a scam in which paychecks for overpriced, and often incompetent, American “experts” under contract to USAID go directly from the Agency to American bank accounts...


www.projectcensored.org...
www.rawa.org...



22.North Invades Mexico.

The visitor crossing the Mexican border from Tijuana to San Diego these days is immediately confronted by a huge sign, “Stop the Border Invasion!” Sponsored by allies of the anti-immigrant vigilante group, the Minutemen, the same signs insult Mexican citizens at other border crossings in Arizona and Texas. The ultimate irony is that a crisis invasion is indeed occurring, but the signs, it seems, may be pointed the wrong direction.
Author Mike Davis points out that, in a “reality stood on its head,” few people—at least outside Mexico—have bothered to notice that while all the nannies, cooks, maids, and gardeners have been heading north to tend the luxury lifestyles of irate republicans, the Gringo masses have been rushing south to enjoy glorious budget retirements and affordable second homes in Mexico...


www.projectcensored.org...



23.Over One Million Iraqi Deaths Caused by US Occupation.

Over one million Iraqis have met violent deaths as a result of the 2003 invasion, according to a study conducted by the prestigious British polling group, Opinion Research Business (ORB). These numbers suggest that the invasion and occupation of Iraq rivals the mass killings of the last century—the human toll exceeds the 800,000 to 900,000 believed killed in the Rwandan genocide in 1994, and is approaching the number (1.7 million) who died in Cambodia’s infamous “Killing Fields” during the Khmer Rouge era of the 1970s...


www.projectcensored.org...
www.casualty-monitor.org...



24.Worldwide Slavery.

Twenty-seven million slaves exist in the world today, more than at any time in human history. Globalization, poverty, violence, and greed facilitate the growth of slavery, not only in the Third World, but in the most developed countries as well. Behind the façade in any major town or city in the world today, one is likely to find a thriving commerce in human beings...


www.projectcensored.org...
www.ipoaa.com...
english.pravda.ru...

Mod Edit: Doused BB Dode With Holy Water.


[edit on 23/9/2008 by Mirthful Me]



posted on Sep, 23 2008 @ 07:58 PM
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Dude this post sucks..

Fix it or they will fix it for you..

I cant even read it.. on my 1680x1050 screen I cant see the whole thing.. I can imagine someone with a 1280x1024 or 1024x768 screen.



posted on Sep, 23 2008 @ 08:01 PM
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I know.Sorry.Have just asked for help as i have no idea whats happened.



posted on Sep, 23 2008 @ 08:25 PM
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You have an [ ex] tag without the [ /ex] at the end..
(without spaces)

You need to add the [ /ex] (Without Spaces) to the end of the ones you have.. it will fix your problem.



posted on Sep, 23 2008 @ 08:36 PM
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Many,many thanks Mirthful Me.I thought i was gonna lose several hours worth of work there.

Cheers



posted on Sep, 23 2008 @ 08:43 PM
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Look, they want to look good. They are a$$holes and by the laws of random accasionally actually do good. Focus less on the force that currently hides, focus more the force that embraces the future.



posted on Sep, 26 2008 @ 06:17 PM
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Look, they want to look good. They are a$$holes and by the laws of random accasionally actually do good. Focus less on the force that currently hides, focus more the force that embraces the future.


So,you sum up mass manipulation and deceit as,"they want to look good" and thats a serious argument is it


Naive,at best.



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