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  • False confession revealed in Duma arson case

    02/05/2016 12:26:34 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/2/16 | Ari Yashar
    Transcriptions of the interrogation proceedings in the lethal Duma arson case were released on Thursday night, revealing that one minor suspect was forced into making a false confession due to the brutal torture used against him. The transcriptions were received by Channel 10, and revolve around the case of A., a 17-year-old from Samaria. Under torture he admitted to committing the arson last July - but he was not indicted for doing so, showing how the torture induced false confessions. Officials including Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon (Likud) and Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan (Likud) had admitted prior to the confessions...
  • Jew Hunting Season

    01/13/2016 6:36:16 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 30 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | 1/12/'16 | Donny Fuchs
    "Justice, justice, shall you pursue, that you thrive and occupy the land that the L-rd your G-d is giving you. (Deuteronomy 16:20) JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh Duma. Once upon a time, my only association with this unusual word was from a work of horror fiction from American novelist, Stephen King, "Duma Key." That association is gone forever. Non-fiction replaces fiction. Other horrors, true nightmares in every sense of the word, now come to mind. The Arab town of Duma. Some words transcend a specific time, place, or geological location. Deir Yassin was one such place. Duma will become another. It will...
  • Four Jews to be charged with 'terror' in Duma attack

    01/02/2016 2:56:41 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 29 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/1/16
    sraeli prosecutors will file charges Sunday against four Jews for their involvement in "severe terror against Arabs and their property", the justice ministry said. Security officials told AFP Saturday night the charges are linked to the July firebombing of a Palestinian home in the West Bank village of Duma, which resulted in the death of three members of the Dawabsha family. A statement from the justice ministry noted that two of the suspects, who will be charged at the Lod district court, were minors. The Israel Security Agency (ISA, also known as the Shin Bet or Shabak) has held suspects...
  • Watch: Duma suspect finally released

    12/29/2015 2:18:52 PM PST · by Eleutheria5
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/12/15 | Yoni Kempinsky
    Lod District Court ordered the suspect, whose identity remains under a media gag order, to be released to a 10-day house arrest. After being held for 29 days - during the first 20 of which he was denied legal consultation - police asked to extend his arrest based on alleged involvement in an unrelated quarrel with Bedouin shepherds two years ago, in a request thrown out by the court. However, the Honenu legal aid organization representing the suspects reported the IPS was refusing the order to release him, as State Attorney Shai Nitzan had a request issued to have the...
  • U.S. sanctions target pro-life woman with no Crimea links

    04/05/2014 6:52:02 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 15 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 4-6-14 | GREG COROMBOS
    A Russian lawmaker known for her outspoken support for traditional marriage and the unborn is among the officials listed in new U.S. sanctions against individuals for their alleged contribution to Russia’s unlawful grab of Ukrainian territory. Weeks ago, President Obama announced sanctions aimed at several individuals for their alleged roles in facilitating Russia’s actions. But Yelena Mizulina’s seems out of place on the list. Mizulina is chairwoman of the Russian Duma’s Committee on Family, Women and Children’s Affairs. She was also the lead sponsor of legislation banning Americans from adopting Russian orphans, fearing the children could suffer harm if adopted...
  • State Duma adopts documents on Crimea’s joining the Russian Federation

    03/20/2014 8:34:28 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 2 replies
    Itar-Tass ^ | 03/20/2014 | Itar-Tass
    MOSCOW, March 20. /ITAR-TASS/. The Russian State Duma has adopted in first reading and a whole the federal constitutional law on Crimea’s admission to the Russian Federation and on creating new sub-federal entities — the Republic of Crimea and the city of federal significance Sevastopol. In the final reading, 445 parliamentarians casted affirmative votes and one deputy voted against the bill submitted by the president. The only lawmaker that did not support the document was member of A Just Russia party Ilya Ponomaryov. The lawmakers have also ratified the interstate treaty on the admission of Crimea into Russia. The treaty,...
  • Putin submits Treaty on Crimea’s accession, new constitutional amendment to State Duma

    03/19/2014 9:12:30 AM PDT · by goldstategop
    Itar-Tass ^ | 03/19/2014 | Itar-Tass
    MOSCOW, March 19. /ITAR-TASS/. President Vladimir Putin has submitted to the State Duma, the lower house of Parliament, a treaty of Crimea’s reunification with Russia and a constitutional amendment on setting up two new constituent territories of the Russian Federation, officials at the parliamentary department for public relations said. Earlier, President Vladimir Putin, Chairman of the State Council of the Republic of Crimea Vladimir Konstnatinov and Crimean Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov, Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaly signed a treaty which stipulates that the Republic of Crimea has been acknowledged as reunified with the Russian Federation. Since the date of Crimea's accession...
  • State Duma to hold extra session March 20 to ratify re-unification treaty with Crimea

    03/19/2014 9:04:19 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 7 replies
    Itar-Tass ^ | 03/19/2014 | Itar-Tass
    MOSCOW, March 19. /ITAR-TASS/. The State Duma, upper house of Russian Parliament, will convene for an extraordinary session on Thursday, March 20, to ratify the re-unification treaty with Crimea, First Deputy Duma Speaker Ivan Melnikov said. “There is the judgment of the Constitutional Court (which recognized the treaty as conforming to the Russian Constitution),” Melnikov told ITAR-TASS on Wednesday, March 19. “In this connection, the State Duma today will debate the draft resolution on holding an unscheduled plenary meeting at 16:00 tomorrow, March 20, to discuss the ratification of the treaty and the adoption of a constitutional law on the...
  • Russian lawmakers ask President Obama to impose sanctions on them all

    03/18/2014 11:59:28 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 66 replies
    RussiaToday ^ | 3-18-2014 | RT
    The State Duma has passed a motion suggesting that the US and EU extend the freshly introduced sanctions to all Russian MPs rather than a limited group of officials, defying western pressure just hours before Russia and Crimea signed a federation treaty. The motion was supported by a unanimous vote on Tuesday morning. It was prepared the day before by all four parliamentary parties after representatives of the United States and the European Union said they were slapping sanctions, such as visa bans and asset freezes, on a number of Russian officials who are seen as “key ideologists and architects”...
  • Russia Passes Bill Banning Gay Propaganda 436-0 in Lower House

    06/13/2013 7:40:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/13/2013 | Stoyan Zaimov
    The Russian Duma, or the lower house of parliament, passed a law banning homosexual propaganda by an overwhelming 436-0 vote on Tuesday, leading to clashes between gay activists and their opponents. "Traditional sexual relations are relations between a man and a woman, which ... are a condition for the preservation and development of the multi-ethnic Russian people," lawmaker Yelena Mizulina said on Tuesday before the Duma. "It is precisely these relations that need special protection by the state." The bill, which must still pass the upper parliament and be signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, reflects the country's strong stance...
  • Israel Prevents Environmental Catastrophe in Samaria

    02/04/2013 12:13:56 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/2/13 | David Lev
    The Civil Authority and the IDF has cleared out 20,000 cubic tons of trash from an illegal Arab dump in Samaria, after ongoing appeals from an environmental organization. The Yarok Achshav (“Green Now”) group expressed its satisfaction at the resolution of the issue, preventing further damage to the environment by Arabs in the area. The site of the dump, near the Arab village of Kafr Duma, was situated right atop a well that tapped directly in into the large aquifer that runs under Samaria. As such, there was a strong danger that the groundwater throughout the entire region would have...
  • Russian parliament tentatively approves arms pact (Duma Disses Obama, delays START vote...)

    12/24/2010 9:03:54 AM PST · by RobinMasters · 5 replies · 2+ views
    Associated Press ^ | DECEMBER 24, 2010 | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV
    MOSCOW – Russia's lower house of parliament on Friday gave preliminary approval to a U.S.-Russian arms treaty, but decided to delay the final vote until next month. The Kremlin-controlled State Duma voted 350-58 to approve the New START treaty in the first of three required readings. The legislators said they would proceed further after returning from the New Year's vacation that lasts until Jan. 11. Konstantin Kosachev, the head of the State Duma's foreign affairs committee, said the full ratification could only happen next month "at the earliest." The New START treaty, which was ratified Wednesday by the U.S. Senate,...
  • One Way to Disarm(Death of Russia Military Complex)

    06/09/2010 8:49:30 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 13 replies · 123+ views
    The Moscow Times ^ | 6/9/2010 | Alexander Golts
    A distinctive feature of the Russian power vertical is that leaders do not bother determining what government officials have already said on a particular subject before preparing their own remarks. At a meeting on security agency budgets on May 24, President Dmitry Medvedev set the goal of modernizing at least 30 percent of Russia’s weaponry by 2015. The president was apparently unaware of the previous arms program, announced by then-Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov three years ago. In 2007, Ivanov told State Duma deputies that the program would rearm 45 percent of the military by 2015. It failed miserably. In addition,...
  • All you Brainy traders and MBA's.

    06/04/2008 8:20:52 AM PDT · by ABJ · 89 replies · 165+ views
    4th JUNE 2008 | ABJ
    Oil is going to reach $150 USD per barrel by winter. Gasoline will hit $6 USD per gallon in the USA. What are we going to do then?

    03/29/2008 8:33:18 PM PDT · by hanfei · 2 replies · 267+ views
    Eurasia Daily Monitor ^ | March 28, 2008 | Jonas Bernstein
    Two Russian newspapers, Nezavisimaya gazeta and Moskovsky korrespondent, reported today, March 28, that Vladimir Putin will be named head of United Russia at a party congress that will be held in April. Noting that Putin used the occasion of a United Russia congress last October to announce that he would head the party’s federal list of candidates in the December 2007 State Duma election, and then used the occasion of a United Russia congress in December to accept Dmitry Medvedev’s invitation to serve as prime minister under a future Medvedev presidency, Nezavisimaya gazeta reported that Putin will use a United...
  • Russia: Election monitor accuses Kremlin of blocking mission (election-fixing by KGB boys?)

    11/16/2007 7:07:54 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 2 replies · 111+ views
    Times of London ^ | Tony Halpin
    From Times Online November 16, 2007 Election monitor accuses Kremlin of blocking mission Goran Lennmarker, of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, left, and Sergei Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Minister, met today to discuss limits on election observers Tony Halpin, of The Times, in Moscow The credibility of parliamentary elections in Russia was plunged into doubt today when the main European democratic watchdog cancelled its observer mission. In an unprecedented move, the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) abandoned attempts to monitor the election and accused the Kremlin of obstructing its mission. “Despite repeated attempts to...
  • Prime suspect in Litvinenko case to run for Russian parliament(OJ Simpson of Russia enter politics)

    09/16/2007 8:57:50 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 1 replies · 89+ views
    Earth Times ^ | 09/16/07
    Prime suspect in Litvinenko case to run for Russian parliament Posted on : 2007-09-16 | Author : DPA News Category : Europe Moscow - Andrei Lugovi, the prime suspect in the murder case of Kremlin opponent Alexander Litvinenko, is to run for Russian parliament (Duma) as number 2 on the Liberal Democratic Party (LDPR) list, Duma Deputy Speaker Vladimir Zhirinovsky announced Sunday. According to the Interfax news agency, Lugovoi agreed to run in the election with the LDPR, led by the nationalist Zhirinovsky. Former Russian secret service agent Lugovoi is accused by Britain's Scotland Yard of administering a lethal dose...
  • Madonna Could be Sent into Space in 2009 - Russian Space Agency

    09/13/2006 10:02:30 PM PDT · by anymouse · 53 replies · 2,812+ views
    RIA Novosti (Russia) ^ | 13/ 09/ 2006
    The Russian Space Agency has no objections to Madonna's plans for a space flight, but the American pop diva could make a space trip no earlier than 2009, the agency's spokesperson said Wednesday. Alexei Mitrofanov, a flamboyant lawmaker from the ultra-nationalist LDPR party, earlier proposed that Madonna's desire to make the trip, which she expressed during her two-day visit to Russia, be fulfilled - a proposal that met with rejection by Russian lawmakers. "We are aware of today's debates in the State Duma [the lower house of the Russian parliament] as to the proposed flight by Madonna to the International...
  • A new "Purge" in Russia - High ranking officials fired for corruption

    05/12/2006 10:01:52 PM PDT · by Romanov · 28 replies · 668+ views
    News Ru ^ | 12 May 2006 | Unknown
    A “Purge” has been conducted on the FSB, MVD Prosecutor’s Office, Customs and the Federation Council. On Friday the Prime Minister was directed by the Russian president to order the forced retirements and firing of high ranking members of the FSB, MVD Prosecutor’s and Custom’s office and the Federal Customs Service. Federation Council members were also told to step down. These “retirements” were conducted in accordance with the government’s anti-corruption campaign. A government source told “Interfax” that this action was not a witch hunt, but was conducted in order to counteract the criminal elements that have taken hold in the...
  • Putin subverting US Government! (HOT)

    04/21/2006 6:38:28 AM PDT · by b2stealth · 41 replies · 9,172+ views
    National PR-ity // Moscow drafts a plan to influence the United States The Kremlin has taken up the promotion of Russian interests in the United States head-on. The key role will be given to the Russian-U.S. Council for Business Cooperation (RUCBC) whose supervisory board will include high-ranking officials from the Russian president’s administration, ministers and prominent public figures. The Russian government asked the Finance Ministry to find sources to finance the NGO. However, it has already been suggested that big business contribute for the council’s activities. The first donation is expected to amount to $50 million. Work has in progress...