New Ethics: Refusal to Violate Privacies… Pure Intimidation!

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The era of ethics and values seems to have ended…
29/10/2010
Of course, it’s not a harsh conclusion. It’s even more logical than anything else when some politicians, including those who claim to protect the human being in the world, simply don’t hesitate to “justify” and “defend” the violations of all privacies…


They want the Truth??
International investigators are free to do whatever they want in Lebanon. They can enter a gynecology clinic in the southern suburb of Beirut and demand the archives of a number of patients. They can ask for the files of all students in Lebanese private and official universities. They can demand the archives of Telecoms data. They can collect data that go beyond an investigation into the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri.
That’s it. International investigators are free to do whatever they want under the slogan of searching for truth. Lebanese should simply surrender to such status-quo and refrain from saying anything. Otherwise, they would be accused of committing intimidation and terrorization.
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On Thursday, Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah was clear against the flagrant violations made by the international investigators. “We have reached a sensitive and very dangerous point, which is related to our honor and dignity, the thing that requires us to have a different stance,” Sayyed Nasrallah said. His eminence acknowledged that the Resistance party has been aware that the international tribunal was violating everything in Lebanon, and that they have been collecting information about Hezbollah that go beyond the goal of serving the investigation.
“What does the probe need our women’s medical files for?” Sayyed Nasrallah wondered. Sayyed Nasrallah then addressed all Lebanese officials, ministers, lawmakers, judges and citizens. “Who among you accepts the idea of someone taking a look at the gynecology files of a mother, a sister or a daughter?” his eminence asked them. “Let the noble one who accepts such a thing tell us,” his eminence said, adding that this is unethical. “We have religious and moral values, not to mention that we’ve been told by more than one side that this thing is illegal.”
Yet, some politicians didn’t hesitate to respond…
For instance, the Future movement’s parliamentary bloc didn’t understand the relation between ethics and the visit by international investigators to a female clinic. In a statement it released after a meeting it held under Prime Minister Saad Hariri, the bloc innocently claimed that the international investigators headed to the medical clinic in order to acquire information on telephone numbers, and not medical records, which was stipulated in a statement by Dr. Iman Sharara herself.
That’s it. The investigators only wanted phone numbers. So, there’s no need to panic and raise issues of ethics and norms. It seems to be convincing.
What’s more convincing is the statement made by UN chief Ban Ki-moon, the head of an organization “believed” to be the defender of all human beings in the world.
“The secretary general is deeply concerned by recent statements and events related to the work of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL),” said a spokesman for the UN leader in a statement released late Thursday.
“Acts of interference and intimidation are unacceptable,” Ban, who simply ignored all aggressions of simple human rights, said of events such as an “attack” on two tribunal investigators in Beirut on Wednesday and Hezbollah’s call for a boycott.
The spokesman highlighted that the tribunal was set up at the request of the Lebanese government and has a UN Security Council mandate. Ban called it “an important tool to uncover the truth and end impunity.”
“The secretary general calls on all parties to refrain from interfering in its work, which proceeds in accordance with the legal principles and standards applied by all international tribunals, and from prejudging its outcome,” said the spokesman.
Ban also stressed that “it is imperative that the Special Tribunal carry out its work safely and securely.”

Nothing is alarming. In Lebanon, Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea wasn’t embarrassed by the visit of the investigators to a female clinic. Instead of asking the sensitive question whether the truth was hidden in the file of some patient, Geagea was satisfied: this means the investigation committee is assuming its duties, he proudly claimed.

It became more than evident that talking about values and ethics in such an environment is just a big lie…
BELLEMARE’S OFFICE: INVESTIGATORS DID NOT BREACH ETHICAL NORMS
The Office of the Prosecutor of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon on Friday stressed that the UN investigators did not breach “ethical, religious and humanitarian norms” during their recent visit to a gynecology clinic in Beirut Southern Suburbs.

“Statements in relation to the recent attack against staff of the STL alleging that the investigators examined gynecologist’s patient records in breach of ethical, religious and humanitarian norms are false,” STL Prosecutor Danielle Bellemare’s office said in a press release.

“As the medical doctor interviewed by representatives of the Office of the Prosecutor confirmed in her media interviews, the investigators were not seeking any medical information from her,” the OTP went on to say. “Moreover, she had canceled all her appointments for that morning, so that no women would be inconvenienced by the investigators’ visit,” the OTP noted.

It claimed that the process leading to the visit was handled professionally and in accordance with legal safeguards. “The visit had been approved by the Lebanese authorities. The investigators were accompanied by members of the judicial police and the army. The doctor had received approval from the Beirut Order of Physicians to meet with the OTP investigators, and had agreed to the meeting,” Bellemare’s office clarified.

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Israel angry over UNESCO description of West Bank holy site

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Israel angrily condemned Friday a series of decisions by UNESCO regarding historic sites in the occupied West Bank and in Jerusalem, saying they were politically biased moves, dpa reported.

Israel angry over UNESCO description of West Bank holy siteThe board of the UN’s cultural organization, in its biannual session which ended last week, adopted five proposals initiated by Arab member states regarding sites which are considered holy to both Jews and Muslims.
One of them, in what Israelis charged was a first, used an allegedly politically motivated title to describe a site just outside the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem, which is holy to Jews and Muslim.

According to some traditions the site contains the tomb of the Biblical matriarch Rachel.

Referring to the structure as the “Bilal bin Rabah Mosque/Rachel’s Tomb” in its statement, the UNESCO board voted 44 to one, with 12 abstentions, to reaffirm the site was “an integral part of the occupied Palestinian territories and that any unilateral action by the Israeli authorities is to be considered a violation of international law.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this year sparked Arab anger when he included holy sites in the occupied West Bank in a list of Israeli and Jewish national heritage sites which his government wants to renovate.

Rachel’s Tomb was on that list, prompting Arab member states, including Jordan, to push for the UNESCO executive board decisions.

Israelis charged that Rachel’s Tomb was traditionally referred to also by Muslims as such in Arabic, as “Qubat Rachel,” although the structure also traditionally included a Muslim prayer house adjacent to a Muslim cemetery.

They charge that the name “Bilal bin Rabah Mosque” only came into use following Arab-Israeli riots in 1996 and was coined by Palestinians for political reasons.

Israel Army Radio Friday quoted a Foreign Ministry statement as charging the statement used “crudely politically deceptive” language and that this distorted and sidestepped the body’s cultural mission.

A spokesman also called the UNESCO decision “shameful” and charged it “reeked of political bias.”

The UNESCO executive board also expressed “deep concern” over “ongoing Israeli excavations and archaeological works” at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem’s walled, historic Old City.

The Israel Hayom daily quoted Israel’s Western Wall and Holy Sites Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitz as charging that the international body “responsible for heritage has turned heritage into politics” and was “distorting history.”

Fake Al Qaeda

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Fake Al Qaeda
http://whatreallyhappened.com/WRHARTICLES/fakealqaeda.php

“The truth is, there is no Islamic army or terrorist group called Al Qaida. And any informed intelligence officer knows this. But there is a propaganda campaign to make the public believe in the presence of an identified entity representing the ‘devil’ only in order to drive the TV watcher to accept a unified international leadership for a war against terrorism. The country behind this propaganda is the US . . .” — Former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook

“Ana raicha Al Qaeda” is colloquial for “I’m going to the toilet”. A very common and widespread use of the word “Al-Qaeda” in different Arab countries in the public language is for the toilet bowl. This name comes from the Arabic verb “Qa’ada” which mean “to sit”, pertinently, on the “Toilet Bowl”. In most Arabs homes there are two kinds of toilets: “Al-Qaeda” also called the “Hamam Franji” or foreign toilet, and “Hamam Arabi” or “Arab toilet” which is a hole in the ground. Lest we forget it, the potty used by small children is called “Ma Qa’adia” or “Little Qaeda”.

So, if you were forming a terrorist group, would you call yourself, “The Toilet”?

The Phony (Mossad) Al Qaeda Cell in Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon … said that al-Qaeda militants were operating in the Gaza Strip and Lebanon. “We know that they are there. We know that they are in Lebanon, working closely with Hezbollah. We know that they are in the region,” he said. [BBC News – 12/5/2002]

 

Officials from the Palestinian Authority have accused the Israeli spy agency Mossad of setting up a fake al-Qaeda terrorist cell in Gaza. Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat said that Israel had set up the mock cell in order to justify attacks in Palestinian areas. [BBC News – 12/8/2002]

Mossad agents arrested by the PA for attempting to set up phony ‘al Qaeda’ cells in the Gaza Strip.
The full story:
Of the MOSSAD, the Israeli intelligence service, the SAMS officers say: “Wildcard. Ruthless and cunning. Has capability to target U.S. forces and make it look like a Palestinian/Arab act.” [Washington Times – 9/10/2001]
Adam Yahiye Gadahn: The Fake Terrorist


The FBI lists Gadahn’s aliases as Abu Suhayb Al-Amriki, Abu Suhayb, Yihya Majadin Adams, Adam Pearlman, and Yayah.
But Adam Pearlmen is his REAL name! Adam is the grandson of the late Carl K. Pearlman; a prominent Jewish urologist in Orange County. Carl was also a member of the board of directors of the Anti-Defamation League, which was caught spying on Americans for Israel in 1993, much as AIPAC has been caught up in the more recent spy scandal.



Sent in by a reader: I recently saw the article you linked about Adam Pearlman and his brand new feature film in which he plays the character Azzam Al-Amrika. As someone who speaks Arabic, I thought it would be interesting for WRH readers to know a little bit about this particular name. First, Azzam in Arabic means either “determined” or “resolved”. Second, “Al-Amrika” (it’s sometimes spelled “Amerika”) translates back to “America”. Interesting use of words Mr. Pearlman is using for a name, I’d say. But even without having to translate the whole name, no Arab has the last name of Amrika. The name, translated, almost sounds like a Bush soundbite.



 

And another faker surfaces!

On any given day, log on to RevolutionMuslim.com and a host of startling images appear:
– The Statue of Liberty, with an ax blade cutting through her side;
– Video mocking the beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl, entitled “Daniel Pearl I am Happy Your Dead 🙂 “;
– Video of a puppet show lampooning U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq;
– The latest speech from Sheikh Abdullah Faisal, an extremist Muslim cleric convicted in the UK and later deported for soliciting the murder of non-Muslims.
Even more surprising is that RevolutionMuslim.com isn’t being maintained in some remote safe house in Pakistan. Instead, Yousef al-Khattab, the Web site creator, runs it from his home in the New York City Borough of Queens.

Formerly known as Joseph Cohen, al-Khattab is an American-born Jew who converted to Islam after attending an Orthodox Rabbinical school, which he later described as a “racist cult.”
Abu Tallah Al-Amrikee, the “muslim” who threatened South Park using the above RevolutionMuslim.com website, is really named Zachary Adam Chesser!

Al-Qaeda cleric exposed as an MI5 double agent
ONE of al-Qaeda’s most dangerous figures has been revealed as a double agent working for MI5, raising criticism from European governments, which repeatedly called for his arrest.
Britain ignored warnings – which began before the September 11 attacks – from half a dozen friendly governments about Abu Qatada’s links with terrorist groups and refused to arrest him. Intelligence chiefs hid from European allies their intention to use the cleric as a key informer against Islamic militants in Britain.

Indignant French officials accused MI5 of helping the cleric to abscond. While he remained on the run, one intelligence chief in Paris was quoted as saying: “British intelligence is saying they have no idea where he is, but we know where he is and, if we know, I’m quite sure they do.”


From a reader:
So,
1. We have MI5 (British CIA) posing as Alqueda.
“Al-Qaeda cleric exposed as an MI5 double agent”, http://www.timesonline.co.uk/printFriendly/0,,1-3-1050175,00.html
2. We have Mossad (Israel CIA) posing as ALqueda in Palestine: fakealqaeda.html
http://www.larouchepub.com/other/2002/2949idf_qaeda.html
http://www.antiwar.com/justin/j120902.html
http://www.propagandamatrix.com/palestinians_arrest_al_qaeda_poseurs.htm
http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/pages/ShArt.jhtml?itemNo=241042&contrassID=2&subContrassID=5&sbSubContrassID=0&listSrc=Y&itemNo=241042
ID=5&sbSubContrassID=0&listSrc=Y&itemNo=241042
terrorist.html
3. We have USA posing as Alqueda:
fakealqaeda.html
The FBI lists Gadahn’s aliases as Abu Suhayb Al-Amriki, Abu Suhayb, Yihya Majadin Adams, Adam Pearlman, and Yayah. But Adam Pearlmen is his REAL name! Adam is the grandson of the late Carl K. Pearlman; a prominent Jewish urologist in Orange County. Carl was also a member of the board of directors of the Anti-Defamation League, which was caught spying on Americans for Israel in 1993, much as AIPAC has been caught up in the more recent spy scandal.
3. We have israel posing as alqueda in the phillipines.
http://www.mb.com.ph/PROV2004061411759.html

The two British operatives, arrested by Basra police and later freed by a British military operation, were identified by the BBC as “members of the SAS elite special forces” (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/424614.stm). They were disguised by wigs and Arab dress. Iraqi sources reported that the Iraqi police were watching the two, and when they tried to approach them they shot two policemen and tried to escape the scene. The Iraqi police chased and captured them, to discover large amount of explosives planted in the car, which apparently was planned to be remotely detonated in the busy market of Basra. The SAS involvement in Iraq was discovered on the 30th of January 2005 when an RAF Hercules plane crashed near Baghdad killing then British servicemen after dropping off fifty SAS members north of Baghdad to fight Iraqi guerillas.
ARE YOU SURE YOU ARE WATCHING THE RIGHT ENEMY !!!!!!!
CIA + Mossad + MI5 = AlQueada
The greatest false-flag operations conducting in the history on man !!!! In case you weren’t paying attention…



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    >Islamic Jihad Slams Peace Talks at Mass Gaza rally

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    29/10/2010 The Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement called on Friday for an end to peace talks with Israel and celebrated armed struggle at a rally in Gaza City attended by tens of thousands of supporters.

    “Today we sound the alarm and warn that there will be a third Nakba (Catastrophe) because of the determination to pursue the path of negotiations with the enemy,” the group’s leader Ramadan Shalah told the crowd.

    The situation “demands the complete withdrawal from the negotiations with the enemy, ending the Palestinian divide and uniting behind jihad and resistance,” Shalah said by telephone from his base in Damascus.

    Supporters waving Palestinian flags and the black banners of the Resistance group packed Gaza City’s Kuteiba Square as senior officials gave speeches beneath massive portraits of slain Palestinian leaders from different groups.

    Senior officials from Hamas and other factions walked across a large Israeli flag on the way to their seats at the rally, in which supporters chanted: “Death, death to America! Death, death to Israel!”

    The rally came just days after the 15th anniversary of the assassination of Islamic Jihad’s founder Fathi Shiqaqi, who was martyred in Malta in an attack blamed on Israel’s Mossad spy agency.
    (AFP)

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    Sayyed Nasrallah Calls for “Boycott” of International Investigators

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    The Vineyard of the Saker 

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    In the Name of Allah, The Compassionate, The Most Merciful. Praise be to Allah, The Lord of the World. Peace be on our Master and Prophet – The Seal of Prophets – Mohammad and on his Chaste Household, chosen companions and all prophets and messengers.
    Peace be upon you and Allah’s mercy and blessing.
    Though my speech today is related to a special topic which is the conduct and performance of the International Investigation Committee and the international investigators under the General Prosecutor of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, as a lead-in, I see that it is my duty to mention the dangerous and serious incident that took place in the city of Umm Al-Fahm in Occupied Palestine in the territories occupied since 1948. It is a flagrant brutal aggression against our Palestinian brethrens there which we must view in the general conduct pursued by Netanyahu’s cabinet starting with the Nationality Law to the demand of acknowledging Israel as a Jewish state. What took place is neither ordinary nor incidental. It rather comes in a framework that puts the Palestinians living in the territories occupied since 1948 in the cycle of great risk. This must be noticed by all the governments and peoples of the Arab and Islamic world and worldwide so that they assume their responsibilities. The international and Arab silence on this incident and on what is taking place is quite remarkable.
    What called on me to talk tonight was what took place yesterday when a delegation from the international investigators under the General Prosecutor visited the clinic of a gynecologist in the Southern Suburbs of Beirut (Dahiyeh) and asked the concerned doctor to let them have access to her patients’ archives – who are all women – since 2003 up to this day.
    I will tackle in a while the argument that took place between them and the details of the incident. Well this is what held me today to address you and all audiences and listeners. It is because I believe we have reached a sensitive and very dangerous stage which has to do with our honor and dignity and which calls on all of us to take a different stance.
    In fact, I did not wish to talk today had it not been for the local and foreign reactions and from high levels which I watched and heard yesterday. Today also there were more reactions whether from the General Prosecutor or the head of the STL or the concerned international parties until reaching the US State Department which condemned with the most forceful terms of condemnation – as it said – what took place in Dahiyeh.
    Indeed American eyes are blind and American ears are deaf on what is taking place in Palestine and in Umm Al- Fahm – and that was what took place on one day only. No word was said on what took place in Umm Al-Fahm, though the magnitude and circumstances of what took place in Dahiyeh are not to be compared to the magnitude, circumstances and aims of what took place in Umm Al-Fahm.
    This increased my conviction to carry on and talk tonight. In fact, another thing came to light; the Lebanese judicial authorities regained its vitality. I was amazed by the haste with which the State Prosecutor moved and with astounding promptness he opened an investigation on this case after remaining silent for long years on false witnesses. I thought he opened an investigation to apply the Lebanese laws but I heard that it is against the law. Anyway, the door of jurisprudence is open on whatever is called laws. However, aside from laws, we thought he made haste to defend our dignity and honor.
    Anyway, this atmosphere affirms that the industrious US attempts – whether through Filtman’s visit and the contacts of Mrs. Clinton – aim at ruining all the Saudi-Syrian attempts to preserve this country’s integrity and stability. These US attempts are provoked by local and regional political forces which we know very well. Before starting my speech, I would like to tell you that few minutes ago I received some information which I hope is not true. It says that there are great US pressures on the General Prosecutor to hasten in issuing the indictment before its due date in December.

    Anyway, when you see all these reactions you realize that what took place was not an accidental incident. It rather deserves contemplation and dealing with it as a turning point. What I will present to you and what I will ask from you is a turning point in the track in this issue.

    However before moving to the sensitive side which has to do with our honor and the gynecologic documents, I would like to reveal the truth to the Lebanese and to all people: Until 5 or 7 minutes before my speech to you, there was a definite statue quo and a truth that was taking place and which I like to acknowledge. As many of the Lebanese, we in Hezbollah used to know the magnitude of security violation made by the international investigation and the international prosecutors of everything in Lebanon since 2005 until this very day. Still we remained silent on that. However indeed we will not remain silent tonight. Until no more than 7 minutes ago we were silent as many of the Lebanese in the country. Was that a right thing to be done or not is another point of discussion.
    Why did we remain silent? We remained silent so that it won’t be said that there are some who want to obstruct the international investigation and block the way before revealing the truth on who assassinated martyr PM Rafiq Hariri. So we remained silent as we tried to observe the national and local sensitivities. We remained silent on all of these violations for years. Still these violations were taking place. I will present to you some quick titles of what the investigation committees demanded when it used to be called investigation committee and before the Special Tribunal was formed and then what was demanded by the General Prosecutor after the STL was formed. I will mention some and not all of the titles because I have a long list. Some of what was demanded by the investigation committee (what it was furnished with as some sides offered data while other sides showed reservation and other sides did not have enough information to offer is another field of research) is known by the Lebanese while some are not known by them.
    For example, the international investigation asked for the files of the students in the private universities in Lebanon from 2003 to 2006. At least they demanded that from private universities and I do not know if they asked that from public universities. So all the files of university students – whether Lebanese or not – are with them. Henceforth were these files go, I will tell you in a while.
    All so called communication data in Lebanon since 2003 – phone calls, sms… – whether from MTC, Alfa or Ogero from 2003 till this very day was given to international investigation and is updated regularly.
    They called for fingerprints from the Passport directorate in the Public Security. All the fingerprints for passports with fingerprints on them were demanded. Argument took place on the issue. They made a settlement and fingerprints for 893 Lebanese persons were submitted.
    They asked for all the DNA documents available in Lebanon. They asked for all the geographic documents and the Geographic Information System (GIS) in Lebanon. They want all what has to do with the Lebanese geography from the borderlines to the opposite borderlines: mountains, valleys, sensitive points, important points… This has its own world and terminologies. What does it have to do with the assassination of PM Hariri is another point of research? They demanded for statements for the subscribers in Elecricité du Liban. They spared no domain but they had access to it – apart from who gave them information and who did not. This is another point of discussion.
    For all of this period of time we did not say a word though we knew that such data are much broader from investigating an assassination and though we knew that and especially in the last years the investigators worked at collecting information about Hezbollah much broader than what is linked to accusing a group or groups in the assassination of PM Rafiq Hariri and though we knew that this data reaches western security bodies and Israel. Copies of whatever the international investigators collect are transferred to Israel. Still we remained silent. Anyone in Lebanon and even from among our masses has the right to say we were mistaken or not in that. However I am only depicting what took place up to this moment.
    Why did we remain silent? We remained silent only and only for having no one saying there are impediments. We know that used to cause much sensitivity in the country. We remained silent to show respect to the family of martyr Hariri, to the movement and to the general atmosphere in the country. For many and various considerations, that was what took place.
    However, now we reached a point on which I believe we can not tolerate staying silent under whatever political, local or foreign considerations. Never! We can’t remain silent for the sake of anyone. Allow me to say here; what has the international investigation to do with gynecologic files for our women?
    I am hesitant. Shall I speak out or not? However there are details which I will talk about later. Why? What do they need that for? Why do they come and ask for files from a specialist in a clinic which is most frequented by the women, wives and daughters of leaders, cadres and officials in Hezbollah? It is a very active clinic. They asked for the files at least from 2003 till 2010. I asked about the number of files and was told that they are for more than 7000 ladies (not examinations but ladies). So each file is for a woman which includes all examination, re-examinations and details.
    The doctor argued saying: How come you make this request? These files have their privacy. After argument their demand was limited to 17 files. However the doctor might not have argued them and they might have had access to the archives as what might take place and did take place in other places. Still what do they have to do with these 17 files? What has the investigation to do with having access to gynecologic files for our women, wives, daughters and sisters? I would like to address the Lebanese officials with a question (because I heard some officials making statements in the media). I would like to ask the presidents, ministers, deputies, judges and even all the Lebanese: Who among you accept that anyone has access to the gynecologic file of his wife, mother, sister or daughter? Were they files that have to do with ophthalmology or otolaryngology, it might be acceptable. But when it comes to gynecology, who accepts that? Whoever accepts that in the country let him show up and say we accept and tolerate that and you also must tolerate that too! Let us know who this great honorable person in Lebanon is who can tolerate such an issue with such a magnitude!
    Everyone in Lebanon and the region know that this can’t be tolerated. We can’t remain silent on that under whatever condition. If we talked in terms of human norms – with those who are still human beings indeed -, moral norms, traditions, customs and culture as Lebanese, as Arabs and as Easterners, religious considerations whether as Muslims or Christians and moral and religious norms, who accepts – without prior knowledge, consent and permission – that that takes place? Even from legal and judicial perspectives, this is debatable. I did not have time in fact to see if the laws in Lebanon and the judiciary system do not defend our honor. We have deputies in the Parliament. Let’s go then and work and call for laws that defend our honor though today I heard more than one side saying that on the legal level this is unacceptable or at least debatable.
    Brothers and sisters! This scandalous development takes us back to point zero, to all the security violation taking place in Lebanon under the title of international investigation. We would not have wished to reach this but you have led us to this point. You have led us here. Is it still acceptable to remain approving of this violation as Lebanese whether we were in the presidential, governmental or parliamentary posts or in state administrations or as Lebanese people?
    What is taking place is a violation. The investigation is over. The indictment they say will be issued has been written since 2006. It is the very indictment as was published in Dir Spiegel. Soon you will see. It is the very indictment as was published in Le Figaro. It is written and I have been informed of it no more than a few months ago. I have been informed of it in 2008.
    Now I will not go more into details not to trouble the country anymore. The issue is over. All the investigations that are taking place are to make use of this cover to collect as much data as possible which will in fact make no difference as far as the investigation is concerned because it was inked with words of oppression, falsification, fabrication and aggression. It has been written already. Is it possible anymore to accept this violation of everything in this country: universities, companies, communication and gynecology?
    There are doctors – we did not talk about that – who were contacted and who supplied them with scores of names and not only 17 or 20 names. They went themselves with the files with them. I knew of that. Still I told our brethrens: Well let’s have patience. This is not a gynecologic file. But when it reaches this limit, we will say no. Allow us! The whole world must allow us before this scandalous development: This is a particular conduct pursued by the international investigators, those behind them, those who support them and those who cover them. What is the responsibility now?
    First: I call on every official in Lebanon and on every citizen in Lebanon to boycott these investigations and not to cooperate with them. The violation that has taken place already is enough. Because everything that is submitted to them reaches the Israelis and all the data and information and addresses reaches the Israelis, enough with this violation.
    Second: I would like to say with all love and faithfulness. Let’s depict our statue quo. Carrying on cooperating with these will help on one hand in more violation of the country in all domains. On the other hand, it helps in aggressing against the Resistance. Any cooperation from now on with the international investigators will help them in aggressing against the resistance.
    Third: I call on every official and every citizen in Lebanon from now on to deal with the demands of these investigators pursuant to his conscience, dignity and honor because in the past few weeks it seems that the investigators are running out of time and they want to benefit from the remaining time. Several doctors were threatened. Several persons were threatened by the International Investigation Committee. This is documented. Before whatever threat, I tell the people: You are before a responsibility which has to do with your honor, dignity, nationalism, morals and the fate of this country. Here I am calling on everyone to assume this responsibility.
    This is an outcry and I want to stop here. Perhaps I had more details to say.
    One of the professors called and asserted the applications and files of students in all the Lebanese universities – whether private or public – are with them i.e. with the Israelis. So the files of all your sons and daughters who entered the universities in Lebanon are with the Israelis. What does this have to do with the assassination of PM Hariri?
    Anyway, I will stop here. I call on all officials to assume their responsibilities. I call on all people to deal with the issue according to their honor, dignity and nationalism. It’s time this violation of everything in Lebanon is over as it touched our honor – i.e. to the point one can’t tolerate and on which one can’t remain silent at anytime and not even for one moment. Peace be upon you and Allah’s mercy and blessing.

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    Enough is enough: ANY FURTHER COOPERATION WITH STL IS ATTACK ON RESISTANCE

    >Sayyed Nasrallah Calls for “Boycott” of International Investigators

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    Hussein Assi

    28/10/2010 Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah called on Thursday for boycotting and ending cooperation with the international investigators affiliated with the international tribunal tasked with finding out the truth in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri’s case. His eminence warned that cooperation with these investigators was the same as facilitating their mission and attacking the Resistance.

    Sayyed Nasrallah, who was commenting on the flagrant violation made by the investigators one day earlier, warned that the international tribunal was violating everything in Lebanon, and they have been collecting information about Hezbollah that go beyond the goal of serving the investigation.

    On Wednesday, a team of investigators entered a gynecology clinic in Southern Suburb of Beirut and demanded the archives of a number of patients, sparking dispute with women there. Witnesses said the team entered Dr. Iman Charara’s gynecology clinic. Women waiting for their turn in the clinic, including an urgent case, were annoyed because the investigators stayed for long time in a meeting with the doctor, witnesses said, adding the voices were loud as other women from other clinics in the building rushed to Charara’s clinic.

    Sayyed Nasrallah also revealed that the United States was pressuring the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Prosecutor Daniel Bellemare to accelerate the issuance of the indictment before December as expected.

    UMM AL-FAHM VIOLENCE VEHEMENTLY CONDEMNED

    Sayyed Nasrallah began his speech by denouncing the dangerous incident which erupted in northern occupied town of Umm al-Fahm, in reference to the premeditated Israeli police brutality and exaggerated violence directed at protesters by the occupation forces on Wednesday.

    His eminence said that such a flagrant and blatant aggression against Palestinian brothers should be understood in the general framework of the general policy of the Israeli government of Benjamin Netanyahu. “What happened is not a simple incident but a very dangerous one,” Sayyed Nasrallah noted, calling on all concerned parties to assume their responsibilities.

    His eminence also said that what’s remarkable is the Arab and international complete silence towards the aggression and what happened, describing it as “suspicious.”

    WE HAVE REACHED A VERY SENSITIVE POINT

    Hezbollah Secretary General then turned to the major topic that pushed him to deliver his speech, the incident which happened on Wednesday when a delegation of international investigators visited a gynecology clinic in Southern Suburb of Beirut and demanded the archives of a number of patients.

    “We have reached a sensitive and very dangerous point, which is related to our honor and dignity, the thing that requires us to have a different stance,” Sayyed Nasrallah said, pointing to the local and international stances made following Wednesday’s incident, including the American condemnation.

    The American eyes don’t see what happens in Palestine. They vehemently denounced what happened in Dahiyeh and were not aware of Umm Al-Fahm violence, given the huge difference in the level of the two incidents.”

    I WAS STUNNED BY MIRZA’S PROMPTNESS IN OPENING INVESTIGATION

    Hezbollah Secretary General, meanwhile, said he was stunned by the promptness of State Prosecutor Judge Said Mirza in opening an investigation in the incident while he has remained mum for long years regarding false witnesses. “For a moment, I thought he wanted to open the investigation to adopt the Lebanese law and to defend our dignity and honor,” his eminence said.

    Sayyed Nasrallah said that the general picture confirms the American efforts to undermine the Syrian-Saudi efforts to consolidate security and stability in Lebanon. His eminence also revealed that the United States was pressuring the STL Prosecutor to accelerate the issuance of the final verdict before the scheduled date in the month of December.

    INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL VIOLATING EVERYTHING IN LEBANON

    Hezbollah Secretary General then acknowledged that the Resistance party has been aware that the international tribunal was violating everything in Lebanon, and that they have been collecting information about Hezbollah that go beyond the goal of serving the investigation.

    “We’ve remained mum throughout this period out of consideration for the family of martyr premier Rafiq Hariri, and so that no one thinks we’re obstructing the investigation,” Sayyed Nasrallah pointed out.

    His eminence said that the international committees have requested throughout the last period files of the students of official and private universities in Lebanon, the complete Telecoms data in Lebanon as well as the DNA and GIS data and other files. “They entered all sectors and wanted to know everything, things that go well beyond a mere investigation in Hariri’s murder.”

    “We have remained mum throughout this period despite our knowledge that the investigators have been collecting information about Hezbollah that go beyond the goal of serving the investigation,” his eminence said. “We were also aware that everything the international investigators obtain reaches the hands of the US and Israel.”

    WHAT DOES PROBE NEED OUR WOMEN’S MEDICAL FILES FOR?

    “What does the probe need our women’s medical files for?” Sayyed Nasrallah wondered, revealing that Dr. Iman Charara’s gynecology clinic was often visit by Hezbollah officials’ wives and daughters.

    Sayyed Nasrallah then addressed all Lebanese officials, ministers, lawmakers, judges and citizens. “Who among you accepts the idea of someone taking a look at the gynecology files of a mother, a sister or a daughter?” his eminence asked them. “Let the noble one who accepts such a thing tell us,” his eminence said, adding that this is unethical. “We have religious and moral values, not to mention that we’ve been told by more than one side that this thing is illegal.”

    Hezbollah Secretary General reiterated that the final verdict was written since 2006. “I have been informed of its content since 2008. I don’t want to enter into more details,” his eminence said. “The investigation has already ended and the indictment has already been written and finalized, and it is the same one that was published by Der Spiegel and Le Figaro.”

    ANY FURTHER COOPERATION WITH STL IS ATTACK ON RESISTANCE

    Hezbollah Secretary General concluded his speech by a strong call to all Lebanese to boycott the international investigators and end cooperation with them.

    “I call on all Lebanese, citizens and politicians alike, to boycott this tribunal and end all cooperation with its investigators,” Sayyed Nasrallah said. “Enough violations. Everything they obtains reach the Israelis. It’s enough,” his eminence declared.

    Sayyed Nasrallah said that any further cooperation with the tribunal is equal to an attack on the resistance.All cooperation with the investigators is a contribution to the assault on the resistance,” his eminence pointed out.

    The Resistance leader also called all politicians and citizens in Lebanon to do what their conscience and honor tell them.

    “Enough is enough. Officials should assume their responsibilities. It’s time to end all violations after our honor has been breached. It’s enough,” Sayyed Nasrallah ended his speech.

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    Jeff Feltman’s ‘really great plan’

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    Earlier this month, Feltman sent a message to Hezbollah to the effect than if Hezbollah will go along with blaming Mughniyah for killing Hariri that works for the Americans because it will be circumstantial evidence that he also did acts of terrorism in the 1980’s so all files could be closed once and for all. He told more than one person he met with in Beirut this month that he thought his was “a really great plan.”

    Franklin Lamb,

    Dahiyeh, South Beirut

    Beirut is abuzz this morning over some pretty bizarre events that have been unfolding the past few months concerning Hezbollah and the UN created International Tribunal for Lebanon, created in 2007 to bring to justice those involved in the Valentine Day 2005 assassination of then Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri.

    Another one occurred yesterday morning, 10/27/10, at 9:00 am at Dr. Iman Charara’s street level private obstetrics and gynecology clinic, here in Dahiyeh, a Hezbollah south Beirut neighborhood which is still recovering from Israel’s 33 days of carpet bombing in 2006 which destroyed pretty much everything including more than 250 homes, scores of businesses, and much of the infrastructure.

    Some, but not all of the facts of this still unfolding episode are agreed upon. Two English speaking male investigators, two male security persons, and one female interpreter, all from the Special Tribunal for Lebanon arrived in Dahiyeh to speak with Dr. Charara. They asked for phone numbers and addresses of 17 of her patients for as far back as 2003. The STL had called on 10/22/10 to make an appointment, and after checking with the Lebanese Medicinal Association regarding privacy issues, Dr. Charara agreed. When she led the delegation into an adjoining office to consult with her secretary about researching her office files, according to Dr. Charara, “I was surprised by the large number of women who came shouting and cursing the investigators,” she told this morning Beirut’s Daily Star. Dr. Iman Charara told New TV that she does not know how the clash between the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) investigators and the women at her clinic erupted.

    According to one witness who has a business opposite the clinic:

    “The women were yelling ‘you are American, Israeli!’ and they were cursing the investigators and demining that they leave.” At least one briefcase, a laptop computer, cell phones, notebooks and other material was taken from the STL investigators during the melee. According to the Office of the STL Prosecutor: “ Mr Bellemare and the STL takes this incident very seriously and we are currently conducting an investigation,” the media relations unit of the Hague-based Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) stated by email. “We want everything returned, including the cell phones that were stolen.”


    Bellemare’s office also denounced the use of violence” against two of its investigators saying that the event will not deter the office’s investigation. “Several items belonging to Bellemare’s office staff were stolen during the attack,” it added. A security source told The Daily Star the belongings that were confiscated during the attack contained important STL documents.

    So far unproven allegations in Beirut this morning claim that some of the Burqa clad “women” were in fact men. “One woman definitely had a man’s hand and was very strong. I saw a man’s hand as ‘she’ bit mine” one police officer reported.

    Visibly upset, an anti-resistance March 14 Member of Parliament, stated, “Where are the briefcases? Who cares now? Within two hours Hezbollah surely has copied everything—CD’s, flash memories, the works. Hezbollah may now know as much about the STL prosecution’s case as Bellemare does. Maybe more! This is one hell of a mess.”

    The March 14 Secretariat General issued a statement saying “the incident represents an attack on the international community’s legitimacy and its resolutions, and particularly, UN resolutions 1701 (UNIFIL and disarming of Hezbollah) and 1757 ( setting up the Hariri Tribunal).”

    Hezbollah has denied any connection between the incident at Dr. Charara’s clinic and the Party. “It seems it will not be the last in a series of violations of the country and its sovereignty under what is said to be investigation and truth,” a Al-Manar television news anchor said. Meanwhile, Hezbollah Secretarial-General Hassan Nasrallah is expected to hold a news conference on the subject.

    Some knowledgeable sources are starting to ask questions this morning regarding the STL investigators conduct. “ If the Media Office of the STL had followed the rules and contacted the Media Office of Hezbollah before sending in their team, things would have been different”, Human Rights Ambassador Ali Khalil told this observer.

    It is true that the STL knew, or should have known, apart from the common courtesy aspect, that for security reasons the rules regarding such visits include contacting the Hezbollah Office of Media Relations in Dahiyeh. If its Director, Dr. Ibrahim Mousawi is not in, his competent and gracious assistants Wafa or Rana will professionally assist visitors. Practically everyone in Lebanon, certainly media representatives, know this.

    Why did the STL apparently attempt an end run around security especially since just this week the Lebanese court sentenced 32 more Israeli spies to jail terms, five from the Mossad’s overseas intelligence service?

    In addition, more than 100 people have been arrested on suspicion of espionage just since April 2009, including telecom employees, members of the security forces and even some active duty troops.

    People are edgy in Dahiyeh and elsewhere in Lebanon about foreigners seeming to snoop around.

    Broad ranging analyses are running the gamut this morning. MP Yassine Jaber of the Shia Amal movement, an ally of Hezbollah, said during an interview with local television, that the incident was a sign the tribunal was “not welcome” in Lebanon.

    Various diplomatic sources, as well as some political party officials and security contacts think they know what caused yesterday’s incident.

    Jeffrey Feltman, the Undersecretary of State for near eastern affairs and a Bush administration holdover is the prime suspect among some.

    Feltman was the American Ambassador to Lebanon from 2004-2008. In reality he never left although Michele Sison and now Maura Connelly, both handpicked by Feltman, succeeded him here in Lebanon. Connelly was his former personal assistant, and like Sison before here, functions, according to one Congressional source, as “ a talking potted plant. Both served to occupy the Ambassadors office at the US Embassy in Beirut but Feltman still calls the shots, just as David Welch did before his retirement.”

    What caused yesterday’s incident according to the above sources approximate the following:
    Feltman was beside himself as were many in the State Department and on Capitol hill by the reception Lebanon gave to Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad earlier this month. At the time Feltman was in Saudi Arabia discussing his claimed creation and pet project, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. He spoke to increasingly unsympathetic Saudi ears what he thought was “ a really great plan” how to solve the growing STL problem which he admitted Washington and Tel Aviv had underestimated.
    The Saudi’s told Feltman they would discuss the matter with the Syrians who would contact Hezbollah.
    Feltman had planned to drop in on Damascus but instead he tore over to Lebanon, on White House short notice orders, he told his friend, Druze leader Walid Jumblatt. His mission was to denounce Ahmadinejad’s visit as “provocative, creating instability, and not helpful to the “peace process.”

    Lebanon yawned at his airport statements, including the identical one that Hilary Clinton made earlier in Bosnia: “With respect to President Ahmadinejad’s visit to Lebanon, the United States supports the integrity and sovereignty of Lebanon. We reject any efforts to destabilize or inflame tensions within Lebanon. We are very committed to supporting the Lebanese Government as it deals with a number of challenges in its region.”

    To many Lebanese, it was Mr. Feltman’s visit that violated Lebanon’s stability and sovereignty. His problems began to increase and he found that Lebanon was still largely in a state of rapture over the Iranian Presidents visit and the juicy prospects for up to S10 billion in trade ( having already received $ 1 billion in aid) between Iran and Lebanon.

    His meeting with Lebanon’s President Suleiman and Prime Minister Saad Hariri were perfunctory. Parliamentary Speaker Berri, ally of Hezbollah even declined to meet with Feltman citing a “conflict of schedule” which one Amal source joked meant Berri wanted to watch the latest Sherlock Holmes movie with his family. Some did complain in the media about Feltman not observing ‘diplomatic protocol’ by not giving advanced notice and expecting Lebanese officials to clear their weekend relaxation time to be at his beck and call.

    But what apparently really caused Feltman to urge to STL to squeeze Hezbollah by sending its investigators to Dahiyeh to signal that the Tribunal was impossible to stop, was the rejection by all factions but the Lebanese Forces, of the Feltman Plan. Its reported essence, now apparently scrapped, was as follows:

    Given that Washington realized that there is no way that the Tribunal is going to work out, it is best to find a way to trash it.

    Feltman has a “Dead men don’t talk” plan. Imad, Mughniyah who many thought was dead these past 26 years was really killed this time on February 12, 2008 in Damascus.

    Beirut sources reveal that Israel, who killed Mughniyah, aimed for February 14, not the 12th in order to deliver the message that it can carry out an assassination at will and on any date.

    Israel wanted to kill Mughniyah on the same day they killed Hariri, i.e. February 14. But they missed their target date by less than 48 hours due to “mission correction contingencies”.

    Feltman beleives, but has never been able to prove according to former CIA agent Robert Baer, that Mughniyah might have been involved in anti-American acts in April of 1983, (US Embassy), October of 1984 (US Marine barracks) and other so-called “terrorist” activities.

    Earlier this month, Feltman sent a message to Hezbollah to the effect than if Hezbollah will go along with blaming Mughniyah for killing Hariri that works for the Americans because it will be circumstantial evidence that he also did acts of terrorism in the 1980’s so all files could be closed once and for all. He told more than one person he met with in Beirut this month that he thought his was “a really great plan.”

    Apparently Secretary Clinton and President Obama did too.

    Hezbollah did not.

    • One knowledgeable source explained:

    “ Feltman’s project is unimaginable. First Hezbollah had nothing to do with Prime Minister Hariri’s assassination. Secondly, if even a 9 year old Mahdi scout or one of our street sweepers committed an offense the Party would accept full responsibility. We our one. Nasrallah has made this clear. We would never betray one of our own or allow a false charge to be made against him or her.”

    • One party member told this observer:

    “Feltman knows exactly what he is doing and its an infantile attempt to set up the National Lebanese Resistance. It is well known that he has spent the past more than six years hatching a series of projects with the Israelis to destroy the resistance to Israel’s occupation of Palestine and advance Israel’s plan for territorial gains in Lebanon. The attempted destruction of Hezbollah’s fiber optic communications network, airport security, an airbase at Kleit, Nahr al Bared’s destruction, and various Salafist projects to note just a few, carry his signature. All aimed at starting another Lebanese civil war or at least a Shia-Sunni conflict. The Tribunal is just the lasted but not the last of these.”

    • Another Dahiyeh source explained;

    “If Hezbollah were to sacrifice Imad Mughniyah or any of its members, Feltman and the Israelis would shout, ‘See, the Shia killed the Sunni so let’s go hang them!’ He tried to trick Hezbollah.”

    So Feltman may have messaged the STL investigators to “do your job” yesterday.

    The “ladies” of Dahiyeh sent a return message.

    Franklin Lamb is doing research in Lebanon and is reachable c/o fplamb@gmail.com


    “With respect to President Ahmadinejad’s visit to Lebanon, the United States supports the integrity and sovereignty of Lebanon. We reject any efforts to destabilize or inflame tensions within Lebanon. We are very committed to supporting the Lebanese Government as it deals with a number of challenges in its region.”

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