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WJC President: Priebke’s Remains Must Not Become Shrine for Neo-Nazis

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 17 ottobre 2013

NEW YORK World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder welcomed reports that Argentine, Roman, and Catholic authorities are moving to block a funeral for notorious Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke, who died Friday at age 100:”The entire world is expressing its revulsion at this unrepentant Nazi war criminal. We commend the government of Argentina, the Mayor of Rome, and the Church for refusing to give Erich Priebke posthumous rehabilitation and credibility. His corpse should be cremated and its ashes scattered in an unknown location, as was done with Adlof Eichmann and Osama Bin Laden, lest his grave become yet another shrine for Neo-Nazis and other anti-Semites.”Priebke was an SS captain who took part in a 1944 massacre outside of Rome that killed 335 men and boys, including about 75 Jews. He was living under house arrest in Rome when he died. Extradited from Argentina in 1995, he was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1998 but was allowed to live under house arrest because of his age and ill health. He remained unrepentant to the end, saying he was only obeying orders.

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Ten years later

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 12 settembre 2011

Ten years ago, we were all stunned by the horrors inflicted upon our country by a group of hateful maniacs who sought to murder our fellow citizens. That bright Tuesday morning changed our city, our community, our state, our country and our world. It is hard to believe it was ten years ago that we witnessed the murder of over 3000 innocent people. When I return home to New York, I am always affected by the first sight of Manhattan without the World Trade Center towers. It may have been a decade, but to me it feels like yesterday. President Franklin Roosevelt called the attack on Pearl Harbor “a date which will live in infamy.” For this generation, September 11, 2001 is also a day to live in infamy. It will forever be etched in our memories with other days such as the assassinations of JFK, RFK and Martin Luther King Jr.
September 11, 2001 was a day where the world witnessed the worst of what mankind can do – commit the senseless murder of the innocent. The terrorists used their hatred to recruit those who have nothing, and as a result, their ambitions to take their ideological war to our shores was fulfilled. However, 10 years later, Osama bin Laden is dead, as are most of his deputies. Many more are on the run. His former second-in-command is awaiting trial. The Arab and Muslim world have begun to rise up and demand freedoms rather than embrace the message of hate. In addition to the tragedy, 9-11 was also a day which featured some of the most touching displays of brotherhood and humanitarianism. I was reading an article this week about some of the 9-11 victims, and was reminded of the story of Tappan native Welles Crowther, the “man in the red bandana.” This young man sacrificed his own life by repeatedly going back into the South Tower to lead others to safety. He was, and remains, a true American hero. His story stands along side those of the thousands of other victims, many of whose heroism may never be known. September 11 also featured the thousands of first responders and volunteers who stayed for months searching for survivors and victims. The lines of citizens waiting to donate blood to the wounded who never emerged, was another sign of the selfless volunteerism which also marked this sad day. We can also remember those who continued to search the rubble for remains, to give families some measure of closure. Sadly, many of them continue to be victims of 9-11 as a result of diseases contracted from exposure to the fumes and debris from the pile. That is why I – along with my fellow New York Congressmembers – fought hard for the passage of the James Zadroga 9-11 Health and Compensation Act (H.R. 847). Time has been very unkind to many of the heroes of 9-11. The exposure to toxins, at the site, has left a significant number with severe health issues – including unnaturally high rates of asthma, lung disease, depression, cancer and other ailments. We still don’t fully know the long-term effects of exposure to the toxins from 9/11. The 9-11 Health and Compensation Act provides medical monitoring and treatment to victims exposed at Ground Zero. I would like to see it cover cancer as well, and I will continue to plead the case for the many ongoing victims of 9-11 who suffer from cancer, likely resulting from their exposure at Ground Zero. It is in all their names that we mark this day and pledge to never forget this unspeakable tragedy. We also mark this anniversary at a time when news has broken claiming that certain charities either misused the donations made, or were simply frauds who used the generosity of Americans, and one of the greatest tragedies ever to occur on our soil, to make a few dollars. This is deplorable and I have encouraged the Justice Department to prosecute them to the full extent of the law. A great deal has happened in America and throughout the world in the last ten years, but for me, and most New Yorkers, the memories from September 11, 2001 are still fresh and vivid. Let us always have a place in our minds and hearts for what happened that day, and make sure we never see another 9-11

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Vivo o morto: tertium non datur

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 27 agosto 2011

Muammar al Gaddafi Mouammar Kadhafi Colonel Qu...

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Gheddafi sparisce come una primula Rossa, pur senza essere la Primula Rossa, segno che gode di protezioni ad altissimo livello; ha stipulato un’assicurazione sulla vita ad altissimo valore ricattatorio, per cui il suo silenzio compensa la sua incolumità e quella delle persone “da nominare”. Mobilitati capi di Stato e di governo che da una parte sfoggiano rigore per la platea, ma dietro le quinte si adoperano per evitare al satrapo l’onta di un processo per delitti contro l’umanità, nel quale chiamerebbe alla sbarra i correi che hanno lucrato con lui. Il silenzio non è solamente “d’oro” ma vale molto più dell’oro, garantendo l’impunità. L’ONU, la NATO e il vari governi occidentali impegnati in Libia in uno scontro … al penultimo sangue (perché è quello della popolazione civile !), possono rischiare la figuraccia di lasciare il campo alla beffa del satrapo di Tunisi? La taglia non ha funzionato, anche perché recita “vivo o morto”, mentre a gran voce lo si vorrebbe vivo per sottoporlo a processo; morto potrebbe aver lasciato istruzioni per l’uso dirette a vendicarsi dei tanti che lo hanno osannato per lucro e poi abbandonato per interesse. “Vivo o morto” tertium non datur ! E invece non è così, perché potrà accedere proprio quel tertium in grado di salvare la capra del colonnello e i cavoli dei correi; né vivo, né morto, semplicemente scomparso; ma la scomparsa segnerebbe una sconfitta di tutti quei servizi più o meno segreti e più o meno deviati che si sarebbero lasciati beffare; tutto ciò mi ricorda tanto l’affannosa ricerca di Bin Laden e il misterioso ritrovamento con relativa uccisione, farcita da foto falsificate, contraddizioni, mezze verità e tre quarti di menzogne. Così accadrà a Gheddafi; sarà ritrovato, prima o poi; quando l’interesse si sarà calmato, quando ben altri problemi assilleranno l’intero pianeta. In tale frangente non vorrei essere nei panni di uno dei tanti sosia del colonnello folle. (Rosario Amico Roxas)

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Gaddafi isolated as rebels seize cities

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 25 febbraio 2011

Tripoli, Libya – Pro- and anti-government forces are fighting for the control of key cities while Muammar Gaddafi has isolated after encouraging his supports to fight and blaming the young people and Osama Bin Laden for the protests.
• Protests in Libya have expanded fast and the eastern parts of the country is now controlled by the opposition, including the military.
• Opponents of Muammar Gaddafi are said to have taken control of Misurata, Libya’s third-largest city, where Gaddafi traditionally has maintained strong tribal support.
• Muammar Gaddafi has refused to stand down and encouraged his supporters to attack protesters.
• The International Federation for Human Rights claims that at least 700 people have died during the past few days, whereas many have estimated the figure to be thousands.

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