Daily Archives: April 5, 2021

2021-04-05: News Headlines

DoD News (2021-04-05). Pentagon Says It's Closely Monitoring Russian Activities In Arctic. eurasiareview.com By C. Todd Lopez | Russian military activities and infrastructure build-ups in the Arctic are not going unnoticed, the Pentagon press secretary said. | "Without getting into specific intelligence assessments, obviously we're monitoring it very closely," said John F. Kirby during a briefing Friday at the Pentagon. | As ice melts in the Arctic, new options for transiting the Arctic open up — and also remove natural barriers that Russia once relied on to protect its own interests there. Now, it is seeking to bolster its security through the refurbishing of Soviet-era airfields, the expansion of its network…

orinocotribune (2021-04-05). Alex Saab: 'I was Tortured and Pressured' to Sign Voluntary Extradition. orinocotribune.com In a recent interview with the Colombian news outlet El Espectador, Colombian-Venezuelan businessman and Venezuelan special envoy àÅlex Saab confessed to having been a victim of torture from the first day of his "kidnapping" in Cape Verde. He asserted that he was pressured "to sign voluntary extradition statements and give false testimony." Saab has been in detention in Cape Verde—first in prison and now under house arrest—since his arbitrary and irregular arrest in June 2020 in that country. | "I was kidnapped by Cape Verde in collusion with the United States," said the Venezuelan diplomat duri…

Anonymous007 (2021-04-05). Terrorists From Syria Deployed To Fight For The Saudi-Led Coalition In Yemen: Report. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Terrorists from Syria This was disclosed by unnamed Yemeni intelligence sources. | According to the report, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) militants are waiting for terrorists from Syria to arrive in Yemen's southern province of Abyan.

Anonymous007 (2021-04-05). Terrorists From Syria Deployed To Fight For The Saudi-Led Coalition In Yemen. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Terrorists from Syria This was disclosed by unnamed Yemeni intelligence sources. | According to the report, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) militants are waiting for terrorists from Syria to arrive in Yemen's southern province of Abyan.

Matthew Guariglia (2021-04-04). Maine Should Take This Chance to Defund the Local Intelligence Fusion Center. commondreams.org "The first decade of the 21st century is characterized by a blank check to grow and expand the infrastructure that props up mass surveillance. Fusion centers are at the very heart of that excess." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/surveillance_3.jpg

teleSUR (2021-04-04). Chile Neglects Ocular Trauma Victims From Police Brutality. telesurenglish.net Chile's Coordinator for Ocular Trauma Victims (COTV) Natalia Aravena denounced the "precariousness" and "negligence" in the service provided by the Comprehensive Eye Repair Program (PIRO). | RELATED: | The Health Ministry promoted the PIRO to care for hundreds of people who suffered eye injuries due to police attacks exercised to repress the social unrest in October 2019. | Aravena warned of the lack of health personn…

Anonymous103 (2021-04-04). Al-Hol Camp: State Of Crime, Torture And Misery. southfront.org Source: UNICEF/UN0277723/Souleiman | Submitted by Khaled Iskef. | The al-Hol camp is a time-bomb for what the remnants of ISIS and their families under this Kurdish administration in northern Syria. | The camp was originally established to house Iraqi refugees in early 1991 during the

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