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A conspiracy theory? Think again! (VIDEO)
CIA and Pentagon Deploy RFID “Death Chips.” Coming Soon to a Product Near You!
by Tom Burghardt
 
 
 
 
 
Privatization of brutality (Video)
US Cities Increasing Use of Armed Mercenaries to Replace Police
by Jeremy Scahill
 
 
The Incredible story of Youssef Nada Geneva (Switzerland) | 25 July 2008
Under the cover of the « war against terror », the United States and the European Union have granted unlimited powers to secret services and police. Emergency measures which were introduced on a provisional basis in 2001, outside any judiciary control, have become permanent. Since September 2001, at least 80,000 people, mainly Muslim, would have been kidnapped, kept in secret prisons, and tortured by CIA and FBI agents. Hundreds of others have been put on the UN « black list ». That’s what happened to the businessman Youssef Nada, 77 years old, an Italian citizen of Egyptian origin, accused by U.S. President, G.W Bush of financing Al-Qaeda. Two judiciary investigations resulted in a non-suit, but Mr. Nada didn’t get his name deleted from the UN « black list » (*). His assets remain frozen; he is barred from travelling to or transiting in any country. He can’t go outside the tiny enclave of Campione - an Italian enclave inside Swiss territory - where Silvia Cattori went to meet (...)