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    Free the Al-Jazeera staff!

    Channel 4 News in London staff going viral.

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    Re: Free the Al-Jazeera staff!

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    Channel 4 News in London staff going viral.

    Hopefully enough pressure is brought to bear to force their release. No place in the ME region is better than it was pre 9/11.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: Free the Al-Jazeera staff!

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Hopefully enough pressure is brought to bear to force their release. No place in the ME region is better than it was pre 9/11.
    Well, a couple of those places got bombed a lot...
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Well, a couple of those places got bombed a lot...
    Yep, a lot.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: Free the Al-Jazeera staff!

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Hopefully enough pressure is brought to bear to force their release. No place in the ME region is better than it was pre 9/11.
    Its much worse after 2008, I wonder why that is? Perhaps our chump president has something to do with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    Its much worse after 2008, I wonder why that is? Perhaps our chump president has something to do with it.
    He has a lot to do with it, let Grand Old Party accept their share of responsibility too USC! We have fourteen years of failed ME policy because of corporate influence in Washington which is pandered to by both parties and advances the interests of neither the citizens of the ME nor the US.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: Free the Al-Jazeera staff!

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    He has a lot to do with it, let Grand Old Party accept their share of responsibility too USC! We have fourteen years of failed ME policy because of corporate influence in Washington which is pandered to by both parties and advances the interests of neither the citizens of the ME nor the US.
    So our government is so corrupt that it can't do the right thing because of "corporate influence?" Three cheers for single term limits.

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    Re: Free the Al-Jazeera staff!

    Any one care to explain what the hell the Al Jazeera staff got locked up for? I think I'd like to know that before I mindlessly get behind some random hashtag movement, even if the rest of the world doesn't.
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    Re: Free the Al-Jazeera staff!

    Apparently the evidence against them is pretty tight. They have video of a horse...

    Al-Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years in Egypt | World news | theguardian.com

    Evidence provided by the prosecution included footage from channels and events with nothing to do with Egyptian politics or al-Jazeera. It included videos of trotting horses from Sky News Arabia, a song by the Australian singer Gotye, and a BBC documentary from Somalia.

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    Re: Free the Al-Jazeera staff!

    Essentially they are three journalists, who did what journalists do, and that included talking to the Muslim Brotherhood to get their side of things. Once the military coup took place against the elected (MB) government the MB are all now being rounded up and sentenced to death, these journalists are deemed to have broken the law by speaking to them, and printing what was said at the time.
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