Foreign policy hypocrisy

by Bill - 2011-09-29 - in education / news / politics


Copied without permission from Liberty Underground: "Thirteen doctors and nurses who treated anti-government protesters during demonstrations in Bahrain earlier this year have been jailed for 15 years for crimes against the state. Seven other medical professionals were given sentences of between five and 10 years by a special tribunal that was set up during the emergency rule that followed the demonstrations," reports al Jazeera this morning.

If Gaddafi had done this in Libya, the corporate media arm of the National Security State and our fascist State Department would be all over this story, headlined everywhere.

Examining major headlines at ABC, CBS, and CNN, we found nothing about this major miscarriage of justice, but they did put the following among their major headlines this morning: ABC News: PHOTOS: Molly Sims Takes Stroll in Bikini; CBS News: Nancy Grace tweets flashing flap "evidence" (nipples were covered); CNN: Hillary Swank, dog kicked out of cafe.

We found no statement by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who appears to be covering for the client state of Bahrain, and nothing on the State Department home page http://www.state.gov/

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