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Management hires hitmen to murder workers before they can unionize

From Radio Luxembourg (via Google Translate): Muriel M., at the head for nearly 30 years of a plastics processing company located near Oyonnax, has indeed sponsored a contract on the head of a " troublesome" employee , a member of the CGT. — Read the rest
Tags: Google, Post, News, Unions, Trade unions, Luxembourg, Unionization, Assassins, Assassinations, Oyonnax, Labor Union, Power In The Union, There Is Power In A Union, Shitty Bosses, Union-busting, Union Organizing

Interview with Michela Wrong: The tool of power in Rwanda is fear

Michela Wrong debunks the myth of Rwanda as a model developmental state and a poster child for Western aid, the theme of her latest book The post Interview with Michela Wrong: The tool of power in Rwanda is fear appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Books, Politics, Human Rights, Writing, Democracy, Africa, Journalism, Foreign Aid, Rwanda, Assassinations, Intimidation, Paul Kagame, Openaccess, Rwandan Patriotic Front, Freedom Of Expression, NonFiction

The Africans in exile who live in fear of transnational repression

Governments across sub-Saharan Africa violently pursue exiles abroad. Democracies must push back The post The Africans in exile who live in fear of transnational repression appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Spyware, Report, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Sudan, South Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, Assassinations, Paul Kagame, Djibouti, Openaccess, Pierre Nkurunziza, Saharan Africa

Russian opposition leader, Alexey Navalny, spoofs call to his FSB assassin and he confesses

This is astounding. Alexey Navalny, the Russian opposition leader who the Kremlin tried to poison, spoofed a call to the agent who attempted to kill him. Posing as an assistant to Russian National Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, Navalny called Konstantin Kudryavtsev (a chemical-weapons specialist) and questioned him about the failed assassination attempt in August. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Kremlin, Assassinations, Fsb, Alexey Navalny, Russian Dystopia, Konstantin Kudryavtsev, Russian National Security Council, Nikolai Patrushev Navalny

The government can "unilaterally decide to kill US citizens," according to Justice Department lawyers

A recent hearing in the case of award-winning American journalist Bilal Abdul Kareem versus the US government took a very dark turn towards the unlimited privilege of extralegal killings of US citizens. Kareem claims that he has narrowly avoided at least 5 drone strikes while reporting in the Middle East, and believes that he has been placed on a government kill list because of his interviews with al-Qaeda-linked militants. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, US, Middle East, Al Qaeda, Justice Department, Assassinations, Drone Strikes, Kareem, Drone Strike, Bilal Abdul Kareem, Government Gone Wild, Extrajudicial Killing

Embassy murder squad made 4 calls to Saudi crown prince's office on day Khashoggi was killed

The Saudi entourage who went to the embassy in Turkey to cut off journalist Jamal Khashoggi's fingers, inject him with a drug to silence him, and dismember him with a bone saw made four calls that day to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's office, according to Turkish media reports. The Crown Prince denies knowing anything about the gruesome torture/murder of Khashoggi, who was a US resident. Three of Khashoggi’s children are US citizens. From Global News: Turkish media reports and offi...
Tags: Video, News, Saudi Arabia, US, Spain, Turkey, Iran, United States, Marco Rubio, Istanbul, Mohammed, Assassinations, Trump, Mohammed bin Salman, House of Saud, United States France

US veterans operate in Yemen as mercenary assassins for Middle Eastern autocrats

The mercenary squads who carry out targeted assassinations in Yemen on behalf of the autocratic rulers of the UAE are composed of US veterans from elite units like the Green Berets, Navy SEALs, CIA "ground branch" and the special forces of the Maryland Army National Guard, working for the US-based mercenary company Spear Operations Group. Some of the mercenaries are reportedly still US military reservists, others have US top secret clearance. The owner of Spear cheerfully admits that he pay...
Tags: Post, Usa, Isis, News, Navy, US, Syria, State Department, Cia, Yemen, Uae, Assassinations, BuzzFeed News, Spear, Mercenaries, Maryland Army National Guard

RFK Jr. calls for a new investigation into his father's assasination

Robert F Kennedy Jr. is calling for a new investigation into the 1968 assassination of his presidential candidate father. "I didn't feel it was something I could dismiss," said RFJ Jr. who recently met with Sirhan and looked over his father's autopsy report. "I was disturbed that the wrong person might have been convicted of killing my father." Sirhan Sirhan is serving a life sentence for the murder that he confessed to but claims to not remember. From CBS News: On the night of June 5, 19...
Tags: Post, News, California, Cbs News, Crimes, Conspiracies, Kennedy, Assassinations, Kennedys, Robert F Kennedy Jr, Robert Kennedy Jr, RFK Jr, Sirhan Sirhan, Sirhan, RFJ, RFJ Jr

UK Authorities to People Who Came Near Suspected Russian Nerve Agent: Please Wash Your Clothes

British authorities have advised members of the public who may have been in attendance at a pub or a restaurant in Salisbury, England to wash their clothes and clean personal items with wet wipes after a former Russian spy, his daughter, and a police officer were found poisoned with a nerve agent.Read more...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Technology, Crime, Russia, Poison, Espionage, Toxins, Assassinations, Salisbury England, Nerve Agents

An Assassin's Teapot

This teapot has two chambers. Liquid is released from one or the other depending on whether an air hole is covered. I want one. [Author: Bruce Schneier]
Tags: Assassinations, Bruce Schneier

WATCH: Assassination of Kim Jong-nam caught on cctv

Doesn't look like they thought they were pranking him. (more…)
Tags: Post, Video, North Korea, Deaths, Assassinations, Kim Jong

Assassination of Kim Jong-nam captured on surveillance video

Doesn't look like they thought they were pranking him. (more…)
Tags: Post, Video, News, North Korea, Deaths, Assassinations, Kim Jong

Assassin of Korean dictator's brother wore LOL shirt

One of the two women suspected of assassinating Kim Jong-un's brother wore a shirt with "LOL" written on it. CCTV images released by Malaysian authorities show the suspects lurking in Kuala Lumpur airport; reports variously have them using needles or a spray to poison Kim Jong-nam, who died en-route to hospital. In a scene out of a James Bond film, the toxic spray-wielding femme fatales targeted 45-year-old Jong Nam – the globetrotting black sheep of his North Korean ruling class family...
Tags: Post, New York Post, News, North Korea, Kim Jong Un, Kuala Lumpur, James Bond, Lol, Macau, Assassinations, Kim Jong, Tokyo Disneyland, NAM, Kim Jong Nam, Jong Nam, China Jong Nam

Kim Jong-un’s brother killed with poison spray at airport

In olden times, kings and queens had royal poisoners on hand to get rid of inconvenient people. They were good at what they did. For example, they could lightly dust a letter or page of a book with a powder that would kill whoever touched it. Politically-motivated poisoning is back in vogue. New York reports that "Kim Jong-nam, the older half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was killed in a Malaysian airport Monday after he was sprayed in the face with an unknown liquid, police said...
Tags: Post, Japan, New York, News, North Korea, Poisoning, Assassinations, Kim Jong, Kim Jong il Kim Jong nam

Kim Jong-Un's half-brother assassinated in Malaysia

Two assassins used poisoned needles to off the disfavored half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, reports South Korean media. Kim Jong-nam was attacked in Kuala Lumpur airport by the women, who then escaped in a taxi and remain at large. Malaysian police told Reuters an unidentified North Korean man died en route to hospital from a Kuala Lumpur airport.The police said the man's identity had not been verified. An employee in the emergency ward of Putrajaya hospital told the agency a ...
Tags: Post, Japan, Politics, News, North Korea, Bbc, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Kim, Assassinations, Dprk, Reuters, Putrajaya, Kim Jong, Kim Jong Nam

151 Years Ago Today, Roughly 1,700 People Missed the Ending of Our American Cousin

Because the April 14, 1865 performance of Our American Cousin fell on Good Friday, the folks at Ford’s Theatre weren’t expecting a huge crowd. So, to drum up publicity, they invited the highest-profile couple in Washington D.C.: President Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd. Despite the President’s reluctance, he and the First Lady accepted the invitation—inspiring people around the city to show up. The theatre, as recalled by NBC Washington last year, was nearly at capacity—but at least one...
Tags: Washington, Ford, Assassinations, Abraham Lincoln, NBC Washington, John Wilkes Booth, US history, Our American Cousin, Mary Todd Despite the President

The California parole panel has denied parole once more for Sirhan Sirhan, the man convicted of Robe

The California parole panel has denied parole once more for Sirhan Sirhan, the man convicted of Robert F. Kennedy’s 1968 assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. It was his 15th hearing.Read more...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Assassinations, Robert F Kennedy, RFK, Sirhan Sirhan

It Only Cost Someone $30,000 to Have a Mexican Mayor Murdered

According to a new report, the recent assassination of a female mayor in Mexico was purchased for less than $30,000. Read more...
Tags: Politics, Mexico, Killers, Assassinations

On the trail of the world's most famous assassinations

On the 35th anniversary of John Lennon's death, we track down the locations of 13 famous assassinations [Author: Telegraph Staff]
Tags: John Lennon, Lincoln, Jfk, Lennon, Locations, Assassinations

On the trail of the world's most famous assassinations

On the 75th anniversary of Trotsky's death, we track down the locations of 13 famous assassinations [Author: Telegraph Staff]
Tags: Lincoln, Jfk, Lennon, Locations, Assassinations, Trotsky