Daily Archives: December 3, 2015

US military equipment to be moved to storage area in Lithuania

Ministry of national defence of Lituania inform that the US enlarge its military presence in Baltic region.

With the active part of the training cycle completed, soldiers of the U.S. rotational forces deployed to Lithuania for training and exercising with Lithuanian troops will move their equipment and vehicles via roads to Mumaičiai. The U.S. military personnel will transport their military equipment and vehicles of various purposes, including the Abrams main battle tanks and the Bradley infantry fighting vehicles, from different Lithuania’s training areas to Mumaičiai, where the total of roughly 50 vehicles and equipment will be amassed in December.

On Slavery Abolition Day, Ban warns of enslavement, trafficking risks for refugees, migrants

2 December 2015 – With more than 60 million people driven from their homes and millions more crossing borders to seek a better life, the risk of mounting human trafficking and enslavement with all its “horrific abuse” must be confronted, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned today.

France | French police clash with climate protesters in Paris

PARIS, Nov 29 (Reuters) – French riot police fired tear gas at climate change protesters at the Place de la Republique in central Paris on Sunday, near where climate change activists had earlier formed a human chain.
About two hundred protesters, some wearing masks, fought with police on a street leading to the square, which has become a gathering place for Parisians since the attacks in the capital on Nov. 13 that killed 130 people.
Police fired gas at some demonstrators as they tried to reach the square and used tear gas to disperse others. Demonstrators carried banners calling for the defense of the climate and democracy.
A march planned for Sunday in Paris ahead of the U.N. climate change summit taking place at Le Bourget outside the capital was banned by police under the state of emergency rules imposed after the Nov. 13 attacks which were claimed by Islamic State militants.
Using the state of emergency rules, police put 24 green activists under house arrest ahead of the summit saying they were suspected of planning violent protests.

Ukraine | Lawlessness in Odessa

Ukrainian fascists interfered in the work of the court in an unprecedented scale.
The trial about mass unrest on May 2, 2014 continues in Odessa at about a year. This process has been criticized by international human rights organizations for a long time. The accused men belong to the injured side, the prosecution can not formulate their guilt, the court sessions break under various pretexts. Recently, lawyers have filed a petition, they asked to release the accused from custody on bail. The court granted the petition of lawyers.
After that furious Banderovists started their violence in Odessa. A small gang of fascists (about 50 people) decided to do everything possible to accused men were not released.
They attacked the judges of the Malinowski court which proceedings the case, and forced them to resign.

Ukraine | “Big Brother is watching you”: Kharkov is under total control of state security

So called “revolution of dignity” in Ukraine led to strong totalitarian tendencies.
Ukraine’s Security Service has launched a pilot project in Kharkov. On-line video monitoring center is created in the city. The center operates around the clock. It is provided with information about 250 video cameras installed on the most important sites of the city, and about 750 cameras installed in the Kharkov region. There are large monitors in the observing center, which display an image – this allows you to view from 30-45 cameras simultaneously.
The head of the regional state security said he intends to increase the capacity of the center and set several tens of thousands cameras. Similar centers will be established in all regions of Ukraine in the future. Total control over population is the hallmark of all anti-democratic systems that govern against the will of its people.