2018-10-20: News Headlines

Democracy Now! (2018-10-19). Dissident Saudi Academic Madawi Al-Rasheed on Khashoggi's Disappearance, U.S.-Saudi Relations & More. democracynow.org Evidence is mounting that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is directly implicated in the assassination of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Turkish officials say Khashoggi was tortured and murdered by a squad of 15 Saudi hit men shortly after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Four of the men implicated in Khashoggi's death are reportedly linked to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's security detail. After weeks of defending Saudi Arabia, President Trump said Thursday that he believes Khashoggi is dead, and acknowledged allegations against the Saudis. W…

Michael Brenner (2018-10-19). The APA Wants Back into Gitmo — and the Pentagon's Good Graces. mintpressnews.com A trip to an American Psychological Association convention revealed an attempt to get back into Guantanamo Bay after a scandal with the CIA and Pentagon as well as a profession that is enamored with its own power, reports Michael Brenner.

Consortiumnews (2018-10-19). Psyched at The American Psychological Association. consortiumnews.com Read more →>

Shared by Merula Furtado (2018-10-19). Khashoggi's Murder and Saudi War Crimes in Yemen Were Facilitated by US. truthout.org The alleged torture, dismemberment and killing of Saudi citizen and US permanent resident Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi embassy in Istanbul has triggered justifiable outrage throughout the United States and around the world. But amid the outcry over Khashoggi's death, many media and public figures still fail to acknowledge the war crimes Saudi Arabia is committing in Yemen with US assistance. | Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post, had written critically about the Saudi government and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The Post…

Shared by Samantha Borek (2018-10-19). Dissident Saudi Professor Asks, "Is America Just an Arms Dealer?" truthout.org Evidence is mounting that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is directly implicated in the assassination of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Turkish officials say Khashoggi was tortured and murdered by a squad of 15 Saudi hit men shortly after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Four of the men implicated in Khashoggi's death are reportedly linked to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's security detail. After weeks of defending Saudi Arabia, President Trump said Thursday that he believes Khashoggi is dead and acknowledged allegations against the Saudis. We…

Alice Speri (2018-10-18). As FBI Whistleblower Terry Albury Faces Sentencing, His Lawyers Say He Was Motivated by Racism and Abuses at the Bureau. theintercept.com Terry Albury could get up to 52 months in prison for leaking FBI documents. He'd come to believe the bureau harassed and intimidated minority communities.

Tyler Durden (2018-10-18). Leaked Documents Reveal Julian Assange Planned an Escape to Moscow in 2017. theantimedia.com (ZHE) — A month after the Associated Press published internal WikiLeaks files which suggested the transparency organization's founder Julian Assange had since 2010 contemplated moving to Russia — outside the reach of US and UK authorities — newly released Ecuadorean government documents have revealed a more elaborate plan to escape to Moscow by using Ecuadorean diplomatic cover. The documents show that the plan was being pursued as […]…

ZeroHedge (2018-10-17). UN Intervenes: Ecuador Restores Julian Assange's Internet, Phone And Visitation Privileges. mintpressnews.com Ecuador has partially restored Julian Assange's communications in their London Embassy after UN officials met with Ecuador's president, Lenin Moreno on Friday, reports the Belfast Telegraph. | Assange, who has lived in the embassy for over six years, had his phone and internet access taken away in March over political statements he made in violation of "a written commitment made to the government at the end of 2017 not to issue messages that might interfere with other stat…

Eric Ortiz (2018-10-16). How the FBI Silences Whistleblowers. consortiumnews.com Speaking truth to power has ruined Darin Jones, a former FBI contract specialist who reported evidence of serious procurement improprieties. He should be the last federal whistleblower victimized, writes John Kiriakou. By John Kiriakou Special to Consortium News The idea of… Read more →

2018-10-20: Social Media Postees

The APA Wants Back into Gitmo — and the Pentagon's Good Graces
Michael Brenner | mintpressnews.com | 2018-10-19
A trip to an American Psychological Association convention revealed an attempt to get back into Guantanamo Bay after a scandal with the CIA and Pentagon as well as a profession that is enamored with its own power, reports Michael Brenner. | The post The APA Wants Back into Gitmo — and the Pentagon's Good Graces appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/the-apa-wants-back-int…

Dissident Saudi Academic Madawi Al-Rasheed on Khashoggi's Disappearance, U.S.-Saudi Relations & More
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-10-19
Evidence is mounting that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is directly implicated in the assassination of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Turkish officials say Khashoggi was tortured and murdered by a squad of 15 Saudi hit men shortly after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Four of the men implicated in Khashoggi's death are reportedly linked to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's security detail. After weeks of defending Saudi Arabia, President Trump said Thursday that he believes Khashoggi is dead, and acknowledged allegations against the Saudis. W…
www.democracynow.org/2018/10/19/dissiden…

Dissident Saudi Professor Asks, "Is America Just an Arms Dealer?"
Shared by Samantha Borek | truthout.org | 2018-10-19
Evidence is mounting that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is directly implicated in the assassination of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Turkish officials say Khashoggi was tortured and murdered by a squad of 15 Saudi hit men shortly after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Four of the men implicated in Khashoggi's death are reportedly linked to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's security detail. After weeks of defending Saudi Arabia, President Trump said Thursday that he believes Khashoggi is dead and acknowledged allegations against the Saudis. We…
truthout.org/video/dissident-saudi-profe…

Khashoggi's Murder and Saudi War Crimes in Yemen Were Facilitated by US
Shared by Merula Furtado | truthout.org | 2018-10-19
The alleged torture, dismemberment and killing of Saudi citizen and US permanent resident Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi embassy in Istanbul has triggered justifiable outrage throughout the United States and around the world. But amid the outcry over Khashoggi's death, many media and public figures still fail to acknowledge the war crimes Saudi Arabia is committing in Yemen with US assistance. | Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post, had written critically about the Saudi government and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The Post…
truthout.org/articles/khashoggis-murder-…

Leaked Documents Reveal Julian Assange Planned an Escape to Moscow in 2017
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2018-10-18
(ZHE) — A month after the Associated Press published internal WikiLeaks files which suggested the transparency organization's founder Julian Assange had since 2010 contemplated moving to Russia — outside the reach of US and UK authorities — newly released Ecuadorean government documents have revealed a more elaborate plan to escape to Moscow by using Ecuadorean diplomatic cover. The documents show that the plan was being pursued as …

Leaked Documents Reveal Julian Assange Planned an Escape to Moscow in 2017

As FBI Whistleblower Terry Albury Faces Sentencing, His Lawyers Say He Was Motivated by Racism and Abuses at the Bureau
Alice Speri | theintercept.com | 2018-10-18
Terry Albury could get up to 52 months in prison for leaking FBI documents. He'd come to believe the bureau harassed and intimidated minority communities. | The post As FBI Whistleblower Terry Albury Faces Sentencing, His Lawyers Say He Was Motivated by Racism and Abuses at the Bureau appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2018/10/18/terry-albury…

UN Intervenes: Ecuador Restores Julian Assange's Internet, Phone And Visitation Privileges
ZeroHedge | mintpressnews.com | 2018-10-17
Ecuador has partially restored Julian Assange's communications in their London Embassy after UN officials met with Ecuador's president, Lenin Moreno on Friday, reports the Belfast Telegraph. | Assange, who has lived in the embassy for over six years, had his phone and internet access taken away in March over political statements he made in violation of "a written commitment made to the government at the end of 2017 not to issue messages that might interfere with other stat…
mintpressnews.com/un-intervenes-ecuador-…

How the FBI Silences Whistleblowers
Eric Ortiz | consortiumnews.com | 2018-10-16
Speaking truth to power has ruined Darin Jones, a former FBI contract specialist who reported evidence of serious procurement improprieties. He should be the last federal whistleblower victimized, writes John Kiriakou. By John Kiriakou Special to Consortium News The idea of… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2018/10/16/how-the-fb…