Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Leader of France’s ‘angry police’ found dead amid troubling pattern of officer suicides

from RT:

A policewoman who led a group that raised awareness about violence against French officers has been found dead, amid a wave of suicides in the country’s law enforcement community.

Maggy Biskupski, 36, was discovered dead in her home outside Paris, having apparently shot herself with her service weapon. She was the founder and leader of France’s Angry Police Movement, or MPC, which she created after two officers were badly injured by a Molotov cocktail attack in 2016. The incident sparked demonstrations by France’s police force, with protesters denouncing the rise of anti-police sentiment and demanding more resources to improve public safety.

NEVER FORGET: Whistleblower Investigating Fraud in Broward County Shot Himself in the Head — But No Gun Was Found

by Jim Hoft, The Gateway Pundit:

A federal prosecutor’s body was discovered on a Hollywood, Florida beach in May 2017.

Beranton J. Whisenant, Jr. was handling several visa and passport fraud cases in Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s district in Broward County at the time of his death.

He was shot in the head.

Iran Has ‘Credible’ Info on Saudi Plan to Kill Top Officials – Foreign Minister

from Sputnik News:

Over the weekend, The New York Times cited three unnamed sources as saying that top Saudi intelligence officials had discussed the possibility of killing Iranian “enemies” by hiring private operatives. Saudi authorities haven’t commented on the report yet.

In an interview with Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, a London-based pan-Arab media outlet, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif claimed that Tehran was aware of Saudi Arabia’s alleged plans to have senior Iranian officials killed.

Khashoggi’s Last Words Revealed: “I’m Suffocating … Take This Bag Off My Head”

from The Anti Media:

(MEMO— The head of investigations at Turkey’s Sabah newspaper, Nazif Karaman said audio recordings obtained from inside the Saudi consulate reveal that journalist Jamal Khashoggi suffocated to death after a plastic bag was placed on his head, Al Jazeera TV reported.

“I’m suffocating … Take this bag off my head, I’m claustrophobic,” Khashoggi is said to have pleaded with his murderers.

Al Jazeera reported Karaman as saying that, according to the audio recordings, it took seven minutes for Khashoggi to die.

Dead Men Tell No Tales in Broward County: 3 Recent Whistleblowers Who Ended Up DEAD

by Dean Garrison, DC Clothesline:

For decades, the county has regularly been a hot zone for election-night chaos in both statewide and national races, including the infamous 2000 presidential election. Years of problems have only slapped additional coats of paint on the county’s sordid reputation as a black hole for ballots. Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes, the target of Scott’s legal action, has been accused in recent years of illegally destroying ballots and mismanagement. –Washington Post

Controversies arise regularly in Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s 23rd district and those who seek justice sometimes meet an untimely demise.

Below are the stories of 3 men who dared challenge the establishment and soon after paid with their lives.

Snowden: Saudi Arabia Used Israeli Spyware to Target Khashoggi

from The Anti Media:

US whistle-blower Edward Snowden yesterday claimed that Saudi Arabia used Israeli spyware to target murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Addressing a conference in Tel Aviv via a video link, Snowden claimed that software made by an Israeli cyber intelligence firm was used by Saudi Arabia to track and target Khashoggi in the lead up to his murder on 2 October inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

Trump and Netanyahu Want Saudi Crown Prince Absolved of Cold-Blooded Murder

by Stephen Lendman, The Sleuth Journal:

Saudi Arabia is the worst of Arab world dictatorships. It’s notorious for committing some of the world’s most horrendous human rights abuses internally and cross-border.

It uses its oil wealth for pure evil, its ideological extremism only exceeded by oppressive Israeli apartheid state terror against Palestinians and America’s wars on humanity.

None of the above matters because the kingdom is a longtime strategic US ally, partnering in its imperial wars, supporting regional terrorists operating as Pentagon foot soldiers.

It opposes sovereign Iran, Israel’s main enemy, its government standing in the way of its aim for unchallenged Middle East hegemony partnered with Washington.

13 Killed in Mass Shooting After Gunman Opens Fire on California Bar

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from The Anti Media:

Update 3: More details have emerged about the shooter, 28-year-old Ian David Long, who opened fire at let off at least 30 shots from a Glock with an extended magazine. Long, an ex-marine, was dressed in all black during the shooting and eventually turned the gun on himself after police officers arrived.

Saudi Journalist Tortured to Death in Prison

from The Anti Media:

(MEMO) — Saudi journalist and writer Turki Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Jasser has died after being tortured while in detention, the New Khaleej reported yesterday.

Reporting human rights sources, the news site said that Al-Jasser was arrested and tortured to death after Saudi authorities claimed he administered the Twitter account Kashkool, which disclosed rights violations committed by the Saudi authorities and royal family.

The sources said that the authorities identified Al-Jasser as the admin using spies in Twitter’s regional office located in Dubai. He was arrested in March.

Saudis Might Embrace A ‘Take-The-Money-And-Run’ Strategy Post Khashoggi

by Steve H Hanke, Market Oracle:

Since the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, oil prices have plunged by 11.92%. Just today, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) shed 4.56%. At present, WTI is trading at $66.05/bbl. That’s well below the high for the past year of $76.90. It’s also well below my forecast for the year’s end price of $75/bbl.

To shed some light on what might be driving the crude oil market, let’s use the flickering candle of the economics of production. The economic production rate for oil is determined by the following equation: P – V = MC, where P is the current market price of a barrel of oil, V is the present value of a barrel of reserves, and MC is the marginal recovery cost of a barrel of oil.

Erdogan accuses ‘highest level’ Saudi officials of ordering Khashoggi murder

by Alex Christoforou, The Duran:

Turkey’s Erdogan tell Washington Post: “We know the order to kill Khashoggi came from highest level of Saudi government.”

Via RT

The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was sanctioned at the “highest levels” of the Saudi government, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, trying to play kingmaker in Riyadh and bolster his credentials in the West.

“We know that the order to kill Khashoggi came from the highest levels of the Saudi government,” the Turkish leader wrotein a surprise contribution to Friday’s Washington Post, vowing to “reveal the identities of the puppet masters” behind the murder.

Breaking: Florida holistic doctor killed in plane crash

by Erin Elizabeth, Health Nut News:

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the tragic death of a beloved holistic doctor right here in Florida.

Dr. Christopher Brugger, 52, of Bradenton Florida (near Tampa) died when the gyrocopter he was in crashed. It is still unknown what happened as the pilot and instructor, 45-year-old Chris Lord, had thousands of hours of experience. 1He also reportedly had licenses to fly over 30 of types of these gyroplanes, as well as his instructor’s license. Dr. Brugger was also a pilot.