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Latest News on the Gulf of Mexico: Continuing Health Problems, New Spills and more

 “Oil Rain” Confirmed: NASA Chief Mission Scientist

 

 “They’re going to let us die…”

 

 30 Facts Evidencing that The Gulf Oil Crisis Was Planned

 

 Five-mile wide suspected oil slick spotted just north of Deepwater Horizon explosion site

 

50 Times More Whales & Dolphins May Have Been Killed By Gulf Oil Spill Than Officially Reported

 

Commerce Dept. Forbids Biologists from Releasing Data Regarding Gulf Dolphin Deaths

 

Huge NEW spill near Deepwater Horizon, at MC243 — Slick is 100 miles long, skimming started days ago

 

Marine mammal deaths from BP Deepwater Horizon disaster vastly underestimated

 

New Oil Spill in Gulf … 100-Mile Slick

 

New report from NASA finds that nearly 50 percent of the population along the Gulf Coast is experiencing sickness indicative of chemical poisoning related to the BP oil spill

 

Possible New Oil Spill 100 By 10 Miles Reported in Gulf Of Mexico (Update: Spill Photos)

 

Shallow Gulf well is source of mysterious oil sheen near Grand Isle, state official says

 

Source of latest Gulf oil spill determined

 

Walking the Walk: Gulf Coast Woman Begins Long Walk To D.C.

 

Spill Children: The Untold Story of the BP Gulf Oil Disaster

 

Source of latest Gulf oil spill determined

 

Mystery Illnesses Plague Louisiana Oil Spill Crews

 

 

Gulf Oil Spill Pictures: Oiled Beaches Time Line

 

 

30,000 Confidential Government Documents About The Gulf Oil Spill Made Available By Greenpeace

 

 

New research impacts Gulf: Crude oil linked to unborn baby defect

 

Citizen science in the Gulf of Mexico

 

Mystery Illness Confirmed By Doctor In Louisiana, BP Cover Up?

 

BP’s Secret Deepwater Blowout

 

Short Life Expectancy for BP Whistleblowers?

 

Dead-Missing-Jailed BP WHISTLEBLOWERS

 

The Mysterious Deaths of Nine Gulf Oil Spill Whistleblowers

 

Louisiana doctor says minstream media has blocked all news of human health problems in Gulf

 

The Biggest Chemical Poisoning Crisis in US History

 

Whistleblower Claims BP Employees Slashed His Tires And Threatened Him

 

 

Sick fish in Gulf are alarming scientists

 

 

Gulf Blue Plague Realities: Deadly Radioactive Microorganisms

 

 

Methane still seeps in ongoing Gulf of Mexico oil horror story

 

 

Paul Stamets Discusses Bioremediation and the BP Spill

 

 

‘Gulf Coast Syndrome’

 

 

The Pacific Ocean: A Radioactive Garbage Dump

 

 

‘Gulf Coast Syndrome’ 

 



Update on the Disaster in the Gulf – Ongoing Dangers and Emerging Evidence

MUST WATCH: Oil and Dispersants are Changing the Gulf Ecosystem

Video: Shrimper witnesses visible oil in shrimp and crabs

Gulf still loaded with chemicals, but FDA says seafood safe to eat

Fresh Oil Dead Fish Cover Grand Isle As Crews Bury Fish On Public Beach

Revealed: BP rates 148 of its own Alaska pipelines ‘F’ for safety

Senior EPA Analyst: Government “Doing a Cover Up” Regarding Dispersants, Trying to Reassure the Public Instead of Doing Honest Scientific Testing

Report: BP dispersants are making people sick

Massive stretches of weathered oil spotted in Gulf of Mexico

Gulf Oil Spill: Mission Accomplished or Ongoing Crisis?

BP dispersants ‘causing sickness’

Riki Ott: ‘People Now Dropping Dead’ In the Gulf

Healthy 16 y/o goes gulf swimming, then hospitalized with “compromised lung” & “enlarged heart”

NOAA Official Asks EINNEWS to Withdraw Story Questioning Safety of Gulf Seafood

AP Video: The Surface Of The Gulf Of Mexico Is A Dead Zone

“We saw nothing alive above 35 feet.”

NEW TEST RESULTS: 8 out of 8 Blood Samples from BP Cleanup Workers Test Positive For Toxic Chemicals Found in BP Oil

Pensacola Bay Lab Results ‘Extremely Toxic to Human Health’

Panel Says Firms Knew of Cement Flaws Before Spill

Environmental expert for the City of Gulf Breeze, Florida: “I would not recommend going into the water.”

BP’s Environmental Disaster: Fishermen Report Louisiana Bays Filled With Oil

Another BP Oil Rig is a “Ticking Time Bomb”: Whistleblower

US sets up security zone around BP oil spill site

Local doctor links spill to symptoms

Rodney D. Soto, medical doctor for the Younger You Institute in Santa Rosa Beach, recently started testing and treating patients in relation to high levels of volatile solvents in the blood stream that he says may be linked to BP’s oil spill in the Gulf. “What I am concerned most about is a long-term effect, that won’t even show up for years, but are going to have tremendous implications in human immune system and hormonal function and brain function,” Soto said. These compounds (petroleum and dispersants) are liposoluble; meaning they have a “high affinity for fat,” Soto said. While the clinic specializes in “anti-aging and aesthetic medicine,” Soto points out that he is a medical doctor licensed in two states. He said the medical community has been monitoring the spill’s impact but has failed to develop adequate treatment methods.

Project Deep Spill: Feds had deep water “blowout” 10 years ago

The goal was to simulate a blowout or pipeline rupture in deep water.  The results from these measurements show that the rising of the oil through the water column represents a kind of a “stripping” process of some of the most toxic compounds in the oil, resulting in a portion of the most toxic compounds is left in the water column.



Gulf Oil Disaster: Critical News on Corexit and Dispersants; Toxic to Life and Spraying Continues

MUST WATCH VIDEO: Award Winning Journalist, Dahr Jamail on The Intel Hub -”Corexit, Drinking Water, and the Gulf of Mexico”

Chemist: Mercenaries Hired By BP Are Now Applying Toxic Dispersant – at Night and In an Uncontrolled Manner – Which BP Says It No Longer Uses

“REALLY IMPORTANT” to note that “oil mixed with dispersants is MORE TOXIC than just oil alone” says Valdez expert

Scientists: 40 Times More Cancer-Causing Toxics in Gulf than Before Spill … Dispersants to Blame

The Gulf Blue Plague is Evolving – Part II: Corexit + Bacteria = Mutated Viruses

Corexit Is Being Sprayed at Night, Even Now (According to BP Vessel of Opportunity Workers and Others)

VIDEO: The Corexit Experiment – Oil Spill Law

Mystery Boat Used to Spray Dispersant? The Toxic Saga Continues

“We’re seeing way more dispersant than ever before” Large, thick oil plumes, freshly sprayed with poison!

Gulf Report: “We’re seeing way more dispersant than ever before”

Use of dispersants in the Gulf: An experiment on a scale the world has never seen before

Dispersants Cause Gulf Fish to Absorb More Toxins and then Make It Harder for the Fish to Get Rid of the the Pollutants Once Exposed

Mercenaries Hired By BP Are Now Applying Toxic Dispersant

Mississippi Shrimpers Refuse to Trawl, Fearing Oil, Dispersants

Fishermen find oil and dispersants on Mississippi shrimping and oyster grounds

Fisherman and Families know Gulf Seafood is unsafe, DEMAND Dispersants stop being sprayed!

Gulf Oil Plumes More Toxic to Microorganisms Than Thought

BP Workers Orderded Not To Clean Up Oil; Dispersants Sprayed At Night To Sink Oil Instead

Uncovering Lies About Disappearing Oil And Toxic Dispersants Found In BP Gulf Oil Spill Waters Opened For Fishing

Dispersant controversy, oil plumes persist in the Gulf

Mobile, AL man says dispersants harmed “central nervous systems” and “internal organs”

FDA Claims about Dispersants Challenged

Dispersants Hearing: NOAA admits Gulf seafood not tested, yet says toxins may BIOACCUMULATE!

Gulf Health Problems Blamed on Dispersed Oil

Mystery Dispersant STILL being sprayed, Agenda 21 Continues

VIDEO: Local man sprayed with Dispersant, Denied Medical Care

Local Official: Reports that BP SPRAYING DISPERSANT “from an airplane with no lights” and that “BOATS are covertly DUMPING it into the water”

BP Mercenaries In Fatigues Spraying Dispersants From Carolina Skiffs (Photos)

Bio-Remediation or Bio-Hazard? Dispersants, Bacteria and Illness in the Gulf

Exclusive: Gulf oil dispersant contained extremely toxic carcinogen

Photos: Oil And Dispersants in Ocean Springs Mississippi In Newly Opened Fishing Waters

Alabama Charges BP, Transocean For BP Gulf Oil Spill Coverup and Using Dangerous Toxic Dispersants

Local says BP is ‘killing everything, sheets of dispersant forming on sand

Independent lab tests reveal toxic dispersant in Gulf waters

Fascism in America, Government Complicit in Covert Spraying of the Gulf

Evidence Mounts of BP Spraying Toxic Dispersants

Has COREXIT collapsed the North Atlantic current and triggered the next “Little Ice Age?”

Use of Corexit in 1978 Oil Spill Delayed Recovery by DECADES

Exclusive Interview: Project Gulf Impact Sickened by Corexit in Nazi America, Spraying Continues!

Open Admission, Corexit Sprayed at Toxic Levels, Metals in Rainwater

Confirmed: Corexit Still Being Sprayed in the Gulf

13.3 ppm of COREXIT found INLAND, near Florida border — Chemist says tests show “toxic solvent” 2-butoxyethanol that “RUPTURES red blood cells” (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Reader Photos of Corexit Damage to the Everglades

Corexit found in Orange Beach Waters

Open Admission, Corexit Sprayed at Toxic Levels, Metals in Rainwater

BP Oil Spill Is Corexit Having an Effect on Plants and Wildlife

Oil and Corexit in the Water Near Ocean Springs Mississippi

Coast Guard Admits Dispersants Still In Use

Mayor Sam Seevers knows that BP should not be using dispersants in state waters, but after multiple reports from area residents about suspicious activity, she plans to get to the bottom of it. “We had asked the Coast Guard and BP to find out what they can, and to let us know what was going on,” Seevers said recently. She told The Log she had heard people talking about a “mystery dispersant” over the past few days, but it wasn’t until last week’s Vessel of Opportunity meeting at City Hall that Seevers had heard the topic echoed over and over.

‘It’s as if a Nuclear Apocalypse has Gone Off in the Gulf’

There are a few new, developing BP-related stories that should greatly disturb any American who values openness and transparency in their democracy. First, a chemist named Bob Naman claims samples he received from Orange Beach Alabama waters tested positive for the dangerous neurotoxin pesticide 2-butoxyethanol, the main ingredient of Corexit 9527A. The government has been claiming they discontinued the use of that version of Corexit in the Gulf. Now, Naman says he’s worried because BP called him and “threatened him”.

Lab Confirms Toxic Corexit In Sickened Family’s Pool

“Our heads are still swimming,” stated Barbara Schebler of Homosassa, Florida, who received word last Friday that test results on the water from her family’s swimming pool showed 50.3 ppm of 2-butoxyethanol, a marker for the dispersant Corexit 9527A used to break up and sink BP’s oil in the Gulf of Mexico.  The problems began for the Scheblers a few weeks after the April 20 blow-out. “Our first clue were rashes we both got early in May. Both my husband and I couldn’t get rid of the rashes and had to get cream from our doctor,” Schebler noted, “I never had a rash in my life.”  Then, on “July [23], my husband Warren mowed the lawn. It was hot so he got in the pool to cool off afterward. That afternoon he had severe diarrhea and very dark urine. This lasted about 2 days,” she revealed.

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Gulf Oil Disasters’ Toxic Effects on Plants & Animals

Microbiologist researching “fish with mutated gills or mutated fins” via changes to DNA from oil; Mutations can be inherited and permanent — What about microbes?

“Entire food web at risk” say researchers just back from Gulf: OIL “may be HIDDEN in LARGE MARINE MAMMALS” — “Discolored” zooplankton found

Up to 90% of Gulf oysters dead in reef sample

INLAND fish kill near Destin, FL: Reporter says “red plume replaced the visible bottom” & “Oily sheen with a foamy, bubbling substance with reddish stringy globs”

Large Oil-Corexit Plumes, Fish Kill Coverup and Wackenhut(Photos)

State authorities say fish kill in St. Bernard Parish waters likely caused by low oxygen levels

Large fish kill found at mouth of Mississippi River Gulf outlet

State authorities say fish kill in St. Bernard Parish waters likely caused by low oxygen levels

US: Fears of Oil in Inland Waters Grow After Fish Kill in Florida

US: Fish Kill Mystery On New Jersey’s Delaware Bay Beaches

Oil and Dispersants: Huge Fish Kill at the Mouth of the Mississippi River

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana fish kills: “Millions of fish, absolutely, millions”

ALL KINDS of sea birds PARALYZED and DEAD near SARASOTA, FL — Doctors raise DISPERSANT… Close by where 173 ppm oil found in sand

BP Is Hiding Dead Animals to Avoid Fine of $50,000 Per Dead Animal (and the Bad Publicity)

More on USF report: Newborn fish “ingesting pure oil”; Organisms showed a “strong toxic response” scientists say

Toxic oil levels found in key Gulf breeding zone, scientists say

VIDEO: BP Coverup of Environmental Catastrophe in the Gulf: Dead Birds, Fish, Turtles, and Mammals

VIDEO: Cousteau, other experts “stunned” by island “littered” with “many dead birds” — It’s “clear” birds poisoned by BP disaster

VIDEO: Dead Bird Island – Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

VIDEO: Thousands of dead dish wash ashore on US East Coast for second time this week

VIDEO: More whales wash ashore in Florida

VIDEO: dead fish all over the east coast, lack of oxygen from gulf disaster

Shrimp Covered In Oil Found In BP Gulf Oil Spill Waters Being Opened For Fishing

VIDEO: Hundreds of Thousands of DEAD Fish Wash up in New Jersey, Mass. and New York

Dead Fish Washing Up Everywhere Due to BP Oil Spill and Dispersants

VIDEO: Hundreds of Thousands of DEAD FISH on NEW JERSEY SHORE AUG 12 2010

DEP: Delaware Bay scene of major wash-up of dead fish

More on USF report: Newborn fish “ingesting pure oil”; Organisms showed a “strong toxic response” scientists say

Toxic oil levels found in key Gulf breeding zone, scientists say

VIDEO: BP Coverup of Environmental Catastrophe in the Gulf: Dead Birds, Fish, Turtles, and Mammals

Engineering lab finds dispersant in Biloxi water

100,000s: UNBELIEVABLE FISHKILL in Lousiana — ALL TYPES, EVEN MAMMALS

Dead whale and thousands of dead fish found near Venice shipping canal

Yesterday near Bay Chaland, Louisiana: FOUR FOOT wide, four inch thick “oil patty” + 100,000s of dead fish = NO TESTING TO SEE IF FROM BP’S OIL

Not BP? Hundreds of dead fish and crabs wash ashore before Florida Seafood Fest; Fishermen relate kill to DISPERSANTS

Dead Fish Washing Up Everywhere Due to BP Oil Spill and Dispersants

Breaking News: Fresh Oil Dead Fish Cover Grand Isle As Crews Bury Fish On Public Beach

*SCANDAL* State officials did no testing on any dead fish from the four major kills near oil-impacted areas

Thousands Of Dead Fish Wash Up On New Jersey Beaches (again)

Portions of the Gulf are So Toxic that Dolphins, Fish, Crabs, Stingrays and Other Animals are “Trying to Crawl Out of the Water”

Researchers reveal 80 PERCENT of crab larvae samples from Florida to Louisiana have “oil orange droplets” — NOAA says “HAVE NOT FOUND” IT

Scientist: At least half of spilled Gulf oil embedded in sediment and ‘highly durable’

No oysters? It’s NOT the oil says MS State Official, while fishermen ALL say not to open waters

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Environment & Health News Round-Up: Threats to Water & Food Supplies, Water Recognized as Human Right and more

UN Declares Water a Fundamental Human Right — U.S. Abstains from Voting on Resolution

The United Nations General Assembly has declared for the first time that access to clean water and sanitation is a fundamental human right. In a historic vote Wednesday, 122 countries supported the resolution, and over forty countries abstained from voting, including the United States, Canada and several European and other industrialized countries. There were no votes against the resolution.

High levels of benzene, health hazard in Michigan now

Michigan spill: Would you like some Benzene with your Water?

Battle Creek girl vomits black liquid

Newtown Creek Is New York City’s Parallel to Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Fracking With Food: How the Natural Gas Industry Poisons Cows and Crops

New garbage patch discovered in Indian Ocean — ‘The world’s oceans are covered with a thin plastic soup’

Water Scarcity Facing 1/3 of US Counties

Poison Tap Water

Alex Jones is launching a new campaign to inform the public about the toxic chemical fluoride being added to tap water across the country. While EPA scientists and workers are calling for an end to water fluoridation, the government is doing everything in its power to continue and even increase the amount of toxic chemicals being added to public water supplies.

Video: Australian TV Exposes Fluoride as Poison

39 More Toxic Coal Ash Sites Found to Contaminate US Water Supply With Arsenic & Heavy Metals

BPA contamination found in 90 percent of soup cans

Even tiny exposure to BPA turns offspring into genetic mutants

Is Modern Medicine Founded On Error?

America’s Mental Illness Epidemic: It Turns Out That the Drugs Are the Problem

Aspartame: The Hidden Poison

Amazon’s Chernobyl – Massive Contamination and Destruction by Chevron

Cloned Meat May Already Have Invaded Our Food Supply, Posing Alarming Health Risks

Cloned Livestock Gain a Foothold in Europe

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals suspected as more girls experience early puberty

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals likely cause of feminization of fish in Alberta rivers

US food crops absorb toxic pharmaceuticals and personal care products from treated wastewater

6 million dead fish, alligators, turtles and dolphins floating down Bolivian rivers

“The extreme cold front that hit Bolivia in mid-July caused water temperatures to dip below the minimum temperatures river life can tolerate. As a consequence, rivers, lakes, lagoons and fisheries are brimming with decomposing fish and other creatures.

Iraq’s Garden of Eden

Restoring the Paradise that Saddam Destroyed. “Saddam Hussein drained the unique wetlands of southern Iraq as a punishment to the region’s Marsh Arabs who had backed an uprising. Two decades later, one courageous US Iraqi is leading efforts to restore the marshes. Not even exploding bombs can deter him from his dream.” [Via]

New Data Emerges On Gulf War Illness

Alarms sound over trash fires in war zones of Afghanistan, Iraq

Document Reveals Military Was Concerned About Gulf War Vets’ Exposure to Depleted Uranium

For years, the government has denied that depleted uranium (DU), a radioactive toxic waste left over from nuclear fission and added to munitions used in the Persian Gulf and Iraq wars, poisoned Iraqi civilians and veterans.

But a little-known 1993 Defense Department document written by then-Brigadier Gen. Eric Shinseki, now the secretary for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), shows that the Pentagon was concerned about DU contamination and the agency had ordered medical testing on all personnel that were exposed to the toxic substance.

The VA, however, never conducted the medical tests, which may have deprived hundreds of thousands of veterans from receiving medical care to treat cancer and other diseases that result from exposure to DU.

The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center recently reported that ten years of data confirm that service members tend to have higher rates of certain cancers compared to civilians, according to the Army Times. While researchers suspected that service members are diagnosed with cancer more often and at a younger age because they have guaranteed access to health care and mandatory exams, the data does not explain the disparities in diagnosis among branches of the military. For example, the rate of lung cancer among sailors is twice that of other branches, while Marines have much lower cancer rates across the board.

A Quarter Century after Chernobyl Radioactive Boar on the Rise in Germany

As Germany’s wild boar population has skyrocketed in recent years, so too has the number of animals contaminated by radioactivity left over from the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown. Government payments compensating hunters for lost income due to radioactive boar have quadrupled since 2007.

The CLEAR ACT: They are stealing it all: Land, water, minerals and the air we breathe

HR.3534, Consolidated Land, Energy, and Aquatic Resources Act of 2010 (Reported in House – RH) will effectively render a greater amount of land as owned and/or controlled for profit, by the federal government along with minerals and water rights to now be controlled by the federal government and enforced through the BLM.

The Clear Act claims control of the oceans, Great Lakes and by extension many other waterways and freshwater resources, mineral mining, solar, geo-thermal, and gas and oil conducted on land or in the oceans, in, on or near the continental United States. This bill passed the House on August 4, 2010.   All of this as a result of the BP Oil gusher; like we didn’t already have thousands of unused laws on the books to deal with this.

Shocking Negligence: Gas Companies Drilling in Pennsylvania Have Committed Nearly 1,500 Environmental Violations in Just Two Years

Canada Forfeits Sovereignty Over Food & Natural Health

U.S. dietary supplements often contaminated: report

S510 – Illegal To Grow, Share, Trade, Sell Homegrown Food

S510, the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010, may be the most dangerous bill in the history of the US.

Climate Scandals: List Of 94 Climate-Gates

Rare Earth Elements: World is Rapidly Running Out, China has Most of Remaining Supply

The Food Crisis in Niger

Nigeria records 3,000 oil spills since 2006

Weapons Buried at Sea: Big, Poorly Understood Problem

I n June, a clam boat happened upon some old military munitions off the coast of Long Island, New York. Mustard gas, released when the fishermen inadvertently hauled in the shells, blistered one crew member and reminded government officials, scientists and the public of the weapons arsenal that is buried deep below the surface of the world’s oceans.

UN Identifies Medical Use of Radiation as Main Source of Human Exposure

FDA ignored evidence that CT scans are killing 14,000 Americans a year from cancer

The Cancer Epidemic: Its Environmental Causes

The World Health Organization is projecting that this year cancer will become the world’s leading cause of death. Why the epidemic of cancer? Death certificates in United States show cancer as being the eighth leading cause of death in 1900. Why has it skyrocketed to now surpass heart disease as number one? Is it because people live longer and have to die of something? That’s a factor, but not the prime reason as reflected by the jump in age-adjusted cancer being far above what could be expected from increased longevity. And it certainly doesn’t explain the steep hike in childhood cancers. Is it lifestyle, diet and genetics, as we have often been told? They are factors, but not key reasons. The cause of the cancer epidemic, as numerous studies have now documented, is largely environmental – the result of toxic substances in the water we drink, the food we eat, the consumer products we use, the air we breathe. As the President’s Cancer Panel in May in a 240-page report titled Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk: What We Can Do Now declared: “The American people – even before they are born – are bombarded continually with myriad combinations of these dangerous exposures.” It said: “With the growing body of evidence linking environmental exposures to cancer, the public is becoming increasingly aware of the unacceptable burden of cancer resulting from environmental and occupational exposures that could have been prevented through appropriate national action.”

Cannabinoids Kill Cancer and the Government has Known for 36 Years



Palestine News Round-Up: Continuing Occupation and War Crimes in Gaza, West Bank and beyond

UN Security Council Members Demand Israel End Blockade

Gaza siege must be “broken”: Arab League chief

Leaked Vatican document: Israeli occupation ‘unjust’

Israeli Document: Gaza Blockade Isn’t About Security

Collective punishment is illegal under international law.

800,000 kids bearing brunt of Gaza blockade

The Gaza Blockade Is Illegal and the Flotilla Attack Was an Illegal Act of War

Gaza: 95% of factories are closed, 93% of water is polluted

David Cameron: Israeli blockade has turned Gaza Strip into a ‘prison camp’

Gazans Denied Medical Care under Siege

WHO: Medical equipment still banned from Gaza

Oxfam: Palestinian village & nearly $30,000 of aid destroyed by Israeli military

Brazil donates $14 million for Gaza reconstruction

Former Prime Minister of Malaysia call upon Nations to Rise Against Israel

Palestinian Holocaust: Children Victims of Cast Lead

Exclusive Intifada Interview with Greta Berlin – Free Gaza Movement

The Siege against Gaza: America’s Ongoing Support of Israeli Military and Intelligence Operations

Norwegian Port Union Boycotts Israeli Ships

Dockworkers, Worldwide, Respond to Israel’s Flotilla Massacre and Gaza Siege

Swedish Dock-Workers Union Joining Protest, Block Israeli Cargo

Historic Victory at Oakland Port – Israeli Ship Blocked from Unloading

The Simplicity of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Egypt Lifts Its Side Of Gaza Blockade

Gaza’s humanitarian catastrophe

According to a report by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, 50 per cent of the children in Gaza suffer from anemia and malnutrition. Also, one million Palestinians depend on humanitarian relief for sustenance; 80 per cent of Gaza residents live below the poverty line; and employment has reached 65 per cent, especially among the youth and university graduates. Average income per day per person is only $2.

The Ringworm Children: Zionist Eugenics of the Sephardim

Gazans: We were used as ‘human shields’

A series of testimonies in a report probing Operation Cast Lead suggest that IDF soldiers used Gazans as human shields.  The report – exclusively obtained by Ynet – was compiled by the Public Committee Against Torture in Israel (PCATI) and Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, and focuses mainly on violation of Palestinian prisoners’ rights by the Israeli military during the Gaza war.

The report criticized Israel’s use of the “unlawful combatant” clause of the International Law, which effectively strips a detainee of any rights reserved for prisoners of war under International Law. The application, said the report, allowed Israel to essentially ignore International Humanitarian Law directives.

Torture Of Palestinian Child Prisoners “Widespread And Institutionalised”

Each year around 700 Palestinian children are arrested, interrogated and prosecuted in the Israeli military court system. From 100 testimonies, from different age groups and locations, DCI found that 69% were beaten or kicked and 81% made forced confessions during interrogations, which would commonly take place with the prisoner blindfolded and handcuffed. 32% signed confessions in Hebrew.

DCI also submitted 50 cases of children suffering extreme abuse. These include ’M.S’, 16, who was “arrested at 2am, threatened with rape, beaten with a chair, then signed a confession in Hebrew”. ’Muhammad H.’, also 16, “breaks leg during arrest, hit with helmet and iron rod, nose broken”.

Sea blockade of Gaza was “temporary” – 15 years ago

A Glimpse of Life in Gaza: Why Do They Risk Their Lives Working in Tunnels?

The United Nations (UN) reports that “15-20% of essential medicines are commonly out of stock and there are shortages of essential spare parts for many items of medical equipment,” further noting that 80% of what comes into Gaza does so via the tunnels.

Unemployment is at nearly 60%, and 98% of industry, including factories and businesses, have been decimated by the siege and the Israeli war on Gaza.

The over 1000 tunnels running from Egypt to Gaza employ upwards of 20,000 people and allow in what is banned by Israel and closed borders: foodstuffs, oil, cooking gas, cars and car parts, medicines, appliances, clothing and shoes, building materials, livestock, school materials, cola, milk formula, cigarettes, and even people.

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H1N1 / Swine Flu Update: Vaccine Recalls and Investigations into ‘Organization of Panic’

International Hearings Begin On “Falsified” Swine Flu Pandemic

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: The men who made a killing out of swine flu while we wasted £1bn and were exposed to harmful drugs

Swine flu: “They Organized the Panic”. Inquiry into the Role of Big Pharma and WHO by Council of Europe

WHO Scientist: Swine Flu Pandemic Was “Completely Exaggerated”

 VIRUSGATE – World Health Organisation ‘Mr Swine Flu’ Under Investigation for Gross Conflict of Interest

Tamiflu anti-viral drug revealed as complete hoax; Roche studies based on scientific fraud

Overlooked 150 Year Old Household Cleaner a Remedy for Swine Flu?

WHO to send swine flu vaccine to poor countries

Not food, not clean water, not makeshift shelters, but the swine flu vaccine?

Hundreds fall ill after having swine flu jab

People Fed Pizza as Reward for Receiving Swine Flu Vaccination

800,000 doses of kids’ swine flu vaccine recalled

The Truth About Tamiflu

Now it looks as if our concerns were correct, and the nation may have put more than a billion dollars into the medical equivalent of a mirage. This week, the British medical journal BMJ published a multi-part investigation that confirms that the scientific evidence just isn’t there to show that Tamiflu prevents serious complications, hospitalization, or death in people that have the flu. The BMJ goes further to suggest that Roche, the Swiss company that manufactures and markets Tamiflu, may have misled governments and physicians. In its defense, Roche stated that the company “has never concealed (or had the intention to conceal) any pertinent data.

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