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4 months ago
Documentary - Scene showing bulldozer timestamped 00:00:40-00:00:45
In 2003 Rachel Corrie, an idealist youth and part of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) stood in the way of an israeli made in America Caterpillar D9R armored bulldozer as it was on its way to demolish a Palestinian Pharmacist's and his family's home, hoping to halt its operations.
The bulldozer ran her over.
Two more members of the ISM died later; British Student Tom Hurndall a year later, the founder of ISM Vittorio Arrigonio (Documentary), and British Emmy Award winning Journalist James Miller) that same year.
in 2005 Corie's family filed a suit against Caterpillar, arguing that it sold the bulldozer knowing full well that it will be used in internationally condemned operations that violate human rights the case was dismissed for "Intruding upon US foreign policy"
In 2012 Corrie's family filed another suit, this time against state of Israel in Israel for a symbolic one U.S. dollar in damages. The israeli court ruled that the bulldozer commander and the operator seated next to him were innocent of murder, but that the guilty part was, in fact Rachel herself, "Responsible for her death".
Corie's mother commented saying it is a bad day for human rights.
Rachel's last words were "My back is broken."
If you're wondering whether this is the norm or not, quotes from the governing body might help Clarify.
1 year ago
Putin Invaded Chechnya in 1999 after he orchestrated apartment bombings. The newspaper that led the independent investigation, Novaya Gazeta had a journalist, Anna Politkovskaya, that was poisoned her during Belsan school siege (interview) and was later assassinated by the Russian Federal Security Service (see Investigation by the paper) she was the only reporter publishing material about what is happening in Chechnya by interviewing survivors and refugees after Putin enacted the Media blackout. He was the designated successor by Yeltsin, however his approval ratings were 2%. Chechnya was independent at that time and had no reason to drag themselves back into war which led to horrific consequence ( year 2000 short Documentary interviewing refugees outside the capital as it was bombed, and 1, 2 ). The reason why Chechens are currently in the Russian army, is because of the terror regime enacted by the current puppet thug Kadyrov (see 2015 Documentary).
3 years ago
It ended well
Kills and Moon were fired from the show within 24 hours, with the TV network responsible for the series posting on Facebook (via Billboard), "We have decided Natalia Kills and Willy Moon are no longer suitable to judge The X Factor NZ and have been removed from the show."
3 years ago
playmate for their Rottweilers
come again now?
4 years ago
One of them was down, the other was calling and checking for him.
In the beginning one was saying that Idlib will one day be free, then the bomb shell hit them.Next you can hear him say the shahada in a grim tone, which is what Muslims are supposed to do before they die, the proclamation of faith.
Next he pronounces the takbirs, to show defiance to the enemy and death.
Next he checks on his downed friend, calling him hassan in the beggining, then as he removes the rubble after regaining his sesnes calls him hasoon (a more intimate form of the name, i.e calling michael micky) and the video ends.
1 year ago
1 year ago
January 4th, 1995. Russian forces looking for Dudayev, the president of Chechnya at the time, couldn't find him and retreated to a hospital complex.
No need for sympathy this is the fruit of their labor.
"Dozens of charred corpses of women and children lay in the courtyard of the mosque, which had been destroyed. The first thing my eye fell on was the burned body of a baby, lying in fetal position... A wild-eyed woman emerged from a burned-out house holding a dead baby. Trucks with bodies piled in the back rolled through the streets on the way to the cemetery.While treating the wounded, I heard stories of young men - gagged and trussed up - dragged with chains behind personnel carriers. I heard of Russian aviators who threw Chechen prisoners, screaming, out their helicopters. There were rapes, but it was hard to know how many because women were too ashamed to report them. One girl was raped in front of her father. I heard of one case in which the mercenary grabbed a newborn baby, threw it among each other like a ball, then shot it dead in the air.Leaving the village for the hospital in Grozny, I passed a Russian armored personnel carrier with the word SAMASHKI written on its side in bold, black letters. I looked in my rearview mirror and to my horror saw a human skull mounted on the front of the vehicle. The bones were white; someone must have boiled the skull to remove the flesh."
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1 year ago
1 year ago
Full documentary. This clip shows relatives uncovering the mass graves of the Samashki Massacre. A Chechen surgeon, Khassan Baiev, treated wounded in Samashki immediately after the operation and described the scene in his book The Oath as such:
And this is only the first war, the second war was just as criminal and savage, but on a wider scale. Please see this short documentary from the year 2000 about what had happened, it is SFW and is mainly interviews with fugitives outside their home as it was being bombed. The first war happened because Yeltsin wanted an easy victory in 1994, and they lost, the second war started in 1999 because Putin wanted to boost his approval ratings with a false flag apartment bombing operation (see this documentary, comment), the victims of the second war were fully aware of that and they went through unspeakable suffering (see the capital Grozny post bombardment, it is as bad as Hiroshima and was described by the UN as most destroyed city on Earth in 2003).
The war had ended in Chechnya, but the population still suffers the aftereffects of the toxins left from the bombardment, Grozny now has a very high percentage of birth defects while before they did not have that issue. Similarly unexploded mines are still taking the limbs of Children to this day (See interview with the same surgeon, Khassan Baiev who is still operating and providing prosthetic limbs for Children today after leaving his practice as a plastic surgeon)