The US State Department accused Syrian President Assad of using a crematorium outside of the capital Damascus to dispose of the bodies of thousands of executed prisoners. The evidence presented is a satellite image of a building that looks like a crematorium. The State Department cites an Amnesty International report from February that says an average of 20 to 50 people were hanged each week at the Sednaya military prison north of Damascus. [See Consortium News article next to this one about possible bias at Amnesty International.] –GEG
The United States has evidence Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government has built a crematorium at a large military prison outside the capital Damascus, a State Department official said on Monday.
Stuart Jones, acting assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs, said U.S. officials believe the crematorium could be used to dispose of bodies at a prison where they believe Assad’s government authorized the mass hangings of thousands of inmates during Syria’s six-year-old civil war.
“Credible sources have believed that many of the bodies have been disposed in mass graves,” Jones told reporters. During the briefing, he showed aerial images of what he said was a crematorium.
“We now believe that the Syrian regime has installed a crematorium in the Sednaya prison complex which could dispose of detainees’ remains with little evidence.”
Trump has ordered the Pentagon to prepare the US military to deploy domestically inside the US. As the violence escalates, people will welcome the military. Minnesota is using ‘contact tracing’ techniques to track rioters – and then everybody.
Every state has plans for contact tracing. In Washington state, where contact tracing is said to be voluntary, non-compliant individuals may be sent to prison and fined up to $2,000 per day for non-compliance.
The NYPD said that several officers sustained injuries, including one who was struck in the head with a garbage can and another who was punched in the face. Protesters shut down the street around police headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.
Riots broke out in Minneapolis, and fire crews responded to 30 intentionally set blazes during the protests, including at least 16 structure fires. Violence spread a few miles away to a Target store in St. Paul’s Midway neighborhood where police said 50 to 60 people rushed the store attempting to loot it.
Trump’s executive order can be reversed by his successor when he leaves office, therefore, Congress should pass a law against censorship. But it won’t because politicians accept generous campaign contributions from big tech.
Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx relied on bogus computer models to frighten politicians into shutting down the country. Last week, after 39-million Americans lost their jobs, Fauci acknowledged that staying closed could cause “irreparable damage!” [Every school child in the country could figure that out, so why did he do it?
Church pastor Jerry Waldrop filed a lawsuit against the city of Holly Springs, alleging police officers had disrupted Easter service, and some believe that the fire was set by people who support the lockdown.
JP Morgan CEO Jaime Dimon acknowledged that the stock market is rising only because the Fed is using taxpayer dollars to save large companies. These bailouts are rewarding bad behavior by banks and their favored businesses, and it is creating massive debt that will destroy the nation.
While Bill Gates was spreading panic over the coronavirus and pushing for a 3-month lockdown, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was buying up tech stock, such as Apple, Amazon, Google-parent Alphabet, and Twitter, all of which did a booming business during the lockdown.
Twitter “fact-checked” President Trump when he criticized universal mail-in voting that can be easily corrupted.
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Syria: President Assad’s army objects to the continued presence of the US military and vows to drive it out. It says the US is training anti-government militias in the interest of protecting Israel. American neocon, General McMaster, however, says that 80% of Syria’s army is made up of Iranian proxies.
Former British Ambassador to Syria, Peter Ford, says the recent gas attack could have been the work of Assad’s enemies to create a pretext to attack Syria. He cited the lies about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq that did not exist but, nevertheless, were the excuse for launching a war there.
Pompeo referenced gunfire on the US consulate in Iraq, saying that the Ayatollah supports attacks on the United States, and that “Iran is the origin of the current threat to Americans in Iraq.” Meanwhile, Syria received delivery of Russian S-300 anti-air defense missiles this week.