Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Blackwater = Cover up!! Cover Up!! Cover Up!!


By: Stewart Brennan

George Bush gave Condoleezza Rice the task of extending diplomatic immunity to the Blackwater SS agents who killed 17 innocent people in Iraq last month. Washington wants to sweep this unprovoked shooting incident in Iraq under the table and protect Blackwater from any fall out. I say, kill this terrorist organization called Blackwater NOW! Smash their ability to hurt another soul on this planet and seize their assets and suspend their permits to carry guns.

Bush wants to keep his Secret Security called Blackwater free from prosecution and have extended government protection and immunity to a bunch of thugs and criminals. If the American Congress allows this to be swept under the table, then all the people of the World will see your country as an untrustworthy EVIL empire capable of the worst horrors.

Trust is the basis of any friendship, and the USA has betrayed every nation on the Planet by stating that Blackwater operatives are above the law. The Blackwater terrorists are running amok and are out of control. Its time to shut them down!!!

Can YOU claim diplomatic immunity for shooting and killing people?

Blackwater: The American Terrorist Organization
http://worldunitednews.blogspot.ca/2007/10/blackwater-american-terrorist.html

Washington Post Article: Immunity Jeopardizes Iraq Probe
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/10/29/AR2007102901266.html?wpisrc=newsletter

Washington Post Article (Oct 31st, 2007): Senior Democrats Want Blackwater Case Details
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/10/30/AR2007103000423_Comments.html

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UPDATE: 2014 – Oct 23

Guilty as charged: Blackwater guards convicted for 2007 Iraq shooting


Source: Russia Today
http://youtu.be/qUNCgzXNDOM
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UPDATE: 2015 April 13

Emails reveal US officials undermining Blackwater case


Former Blackwater security guards, from left: Paul A. Slough, Dustin L. Heard, Nicholas A. Slatten and Evan S. Liberty.

Source: Press TV

The FBI agents have found out that senior officials in the US Justice Department intentionally attempted to undermine the case of Blackwater security guards’ fatal shooting of Iraqi civilians in 2007, internal emails revealed.

The FBI has planned to charge the American contractors with crimes, including weapons charges, manslaughter and attempted manslaughter that could send them to prison for the rest of their lives.

Several emails, obtained by the New York Times, however, revealed that the department’s senior officials were against the move and sought to drop some of the charges in an effort to lighten the sentences.

In September 2007, Blackwater security guards opened fire on unarmed Iraqi people near a bustling traffic circle with machine guns and grenade into Baghdad’s crowded Nisour Square, killing at least 17 people and wounding several others.

In December 2008, as the Justice Department prepared to ask a grand jury to vote on an indictment, the lead FBI agent, John Patarini received an email from Kenneth Kohl, a federal prosecutor who had written, “We are getting some serious resistance from our office to charging the defendants with mandatory minimum time.”

Patarini, however, replied, “I would rather not present for a vote now and wait until the new administration takes office than to get an indictment that is an insult to the individual victims, the Iraqi people as a whole, and the American people who expect their Justice Department to act better than this.”

He also forwarded it to colleagues and superiors.

Four former Blackwater contractors are scheduled to be sentenced at a federal court on Monday. Dustin L. Heard, Evan S. Liberty, Nicholas A. Slatten and Paul A. Slough were convicted at trial in October.

The Department is seeking sentences of 57 years for Slough, 51 years for Liberty, 47 years for Heard and life in prison without parole for Slatten.

Last week, federal prosecutors wrote in court documents that “the crimes here were so horrendous — the massacre and maiming of innocents so heinous — that they outweigh any factors that the defendants may argue form a basis for leniency.”

An FBI supervisor, Andrew McCabe, encouraged top FBI officials to continue with the case, saying the Justice Department was “delaying and reducing” the indictment.

“This is the latest in what has become a troubling habit by DOJ,” he wrote.

2 comments:

  1. Well it seems that free speech has prevailed. The Washington Post has opened the topic up for debate and comment. Thank you! It is important to see how others are feeling about Blackwater and their “Black Death”. Get loud and vociferous people, and take action against an evil empire and its storm troopers.

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  2. Seven years later, Blackwater Guards found guilty of Massacre in Iraq...but the executives and the US Government get out of jail free...the people will not rest until Eric Prince, Bush & Cheney are behind bars at the very least! - http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/10/22/seven-years-later-blackwater-guards-found-guilty-massacre-iraq

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