Thursday, January 18, 2018

UPDATED: Justice in the Crosshairs - Two examples

UPDATEDAhed Tamimi in Israeli Custody Indefinitely

UPDATED:  January 19, 2018 Richard Edmondson of the blog Fig Trees and Vineyards has posted a video interview with Bassam Tamimi, father of Ahed Tamimi, wherein he says that the trial of Ahed has been set for late January and her mother for early February.  This is why we need alternative blogs...you will never see this interview on the M$M.  Bassam suspects they will both be jailed for up to two years.  Mr. Tamimi provides much important background to "the slap" as the incident is now called.  He says he has had his home raided by Israeli commandos "too many times to count...dozens".  Ahed has witnessed these raids and has gotten into previous physical struggles with the invading police.  Three of her close relatives have been shot and killed by the police.  As to the root cause of the police actions...Tamimi says that it lies in the theft by Israel of Tamimi's land...he says he actually owns the hundreds of hectares surrounding his home that have been stolen by Israel to build settlements.  Please view the video in the link above and listen to Tamimi say that Trump's announcement to move the US embassy to Jerusalem was also a (metaphorical) "slap".



This morning, as I surf the Internet newz I see two major news stories that, on the surface, do not appear at all connected...but, the crow flies high and from a distance can see the dots connecting these two stories that are unfolding thousands of miles apart. The commonality is that both of them are examples of the crisis of world wide justice.  As I've said before on this blog...justice is a living thing...growing and evolving through tradition and precedent and the universality of its principles of evenhandedness, compassion, objectivity, etc.....or, justice can be wounded or even killed if it is starved of the above principles.  Justice is one of the concepts that are intrinsic to our humanity.  Without justice...we're just slaves...robots...or rats in a lab.

Ahed Tamimi in Israeli Custody Indefinitely

The two situations where justice is caught in the crosshairs and is in danger of destruction are, First, the indefinite incarceration of the child, 16 year old Ahed Tamimi, in an Israeli cell.  Her mother has also been incarcerated indefinitely...for uploading onto the Internet a video of Ahed kicking and slapping an Israeli soldier.  

Standing back and looking at the incarceration of the child, Ahed Tamimi, from my perspective and training as a child protection social worker (retired), the injustice is screaming out for urgent intervention on behalf of this child.  Ahed has already been subjected to an entire lifetime of systematic abuse.  She has witnessed her young relatives being shot at close range...she has seen soldiers invading her home on dozens of occasions and violently dragging off her parents...who are activists in a non-violent struggle to protect their lands and heritage.  Recently the words of Martin Luther King were invoked to describe the struggle of the Palestinians who live in the town that Ahed Tamimi grew up in. 

By any standards of child protection assessment...Ahed Tamimi is a child suffering symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  She is a child who needs urgent medical assistance...she needs counselling and rehabilitation...like any child who has witnessed such violence.  Here in Canada...the child protection agency would be called in, she would be removed from the violent environment causing the emotional abuse (in her case, the State) and a plan of rehabilitation in a "safe" and loving environment would be arranged for her.   To put Ahed in jail...at the mercy of the soldiers who were emotionally torturing her and her family is to escalate, not alieviate the abuse of this child.

In Canada, once a child becomes involved in the Court System, a guardian ad litem (an independent lawyer or other knowledgeable voice--who is empowered to act on the child's behalf) is appointed to make sure she is not further abused by the State and the Justice System. Has a guardian ad litem been appointed to watch over what is happening to Ahed as she remains in custody of "the only democracy in the Middle East"?  I have to name the dangers that Ahed is currently facing in jail.  Is she being physically abused by her captors (she is a captive if there are no charges and if she is being jailed "indefinitely')?  Is she being brainwashed?  Is she being raped?  Is she being medically abused...injected with toxic substances?  

All of the above are real and present dangers to this child.  I am calling out and demanding that this child be released immediately.  I am saying that a guardian ad litem be appointed if one has not already been named.  I am demanding that this situation be brought to discussion at the United Nations...and that someone who cares for justice speak out on behalf of this child!  Do you think that the Canadian delegation to the United Nations would dare ask what is going on with Ahed?

Nuttall/Korody Update

Well, that leads me to my next example of how justice is caught in the crosshairs.  Here in Canada we've had the ongoing trial(s) of vulnerable patsies that have been mentored by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (at the behest of CSIS) into planning terror bombings.  There was the one in Montreal recently that I wrote about not too long ago...

And there is the one here in Vancouver that I have been writing about for several years now.  Today in the British Columbia Court of Appeal...the Federal Government of Canada is spending more taxpayer's dollars appealing the decision of the Vancouver Supreme Court Judge, Catherine Bruce, when she threw out the conviction of the vulnerable ex-addicts, John Nuttall and Amanda Korody.


The final chapter of this multi-million dollar travesty of justice is finally (hopefully) playing itself out.  Yes, it was--and is--a travesty of justice...as Justice Bruce courageously wrote... and a very expensive one at that...both in taxpayer funds (that could have gone towards alleviating the homeless crisis in BC) and in police hours spent on the investigation (which time could have been spent dealing with the opioid epidemic--which killed a record 700 British Columbians last year (2017) alone). 

But the triumph of Justice over tyranny is by no means assured.  The Federal Government is persisting in twisting the facts of the case and the words of the justice to get their "new trial".  I have said in the past and still firmly believe that the outcome of this appeal will either support the rule of Justice and the Law...or it will destroy it in Canada...rendering this nation a Police State.  This is what this trial is all about.  If the Federal Government wins its appeal and drags on the police harassment of this vulnerable couple further...and destroys the tenets of law that Justice Bruce defended in her Reasons for Judgment...then Canada will become a Police State.  Just like the United States has been rendered a Police State.  And THAT, folks is what the Nuttall Korody case is really all about...harmonizing the Canadian [in]justice system with that of the United States.

Meanwhile, the Canadian presstitutes are barely following the trial.  When they are they are distracting from the historic implications of the issues being decided...by merely focusing on the "cost" of the trial to taxpayers.

In Summary, the dots that connect the two legal cases: a)  the incarceration of a child over in the tiny, borderless entity; and b) the potential re-incarceration of two adults with child mentality here in Vancouver--are revealing that both cases are about the most fundamental principles of Justice--the protection of the vulnerable, the objective application of the law, the removal of "conflict of interest"--when the State "prosecutor" is also the jailer.

Both the Ahed Tamimi case and the Nuttall/Korody case are about Police State Tyranny.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

So true, may God free that girl and mother who has been through so much, I can imagine the horror.
Because weve been through alot of ptsd ourselves and no one will help us.
John

greencrow said...

Thanks for your comment, John. The Canadian government recently bragged about having the reputation as an "honest broker". Let's see if they can earn a reputation...that they do not currently have...by speaking out about the horrific Child Protection implications of the "indefinite" incarceration of Ahed Tamini.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, just like they brokered khadrs release from gitmo, NOT! Instead of taking him back, they had Omar khadr and others tortured overseas by csis asking the interrogaters to ask them questions while under torture. I guess if it happens in another country, the gov can wash their hands. The canada I knew is gone. It came out in the bc trial that harpers office was recieving daily briefings on Project souvinir the farce of a case that they are trying to appeal, wasting more of our money to convict a couple of manchurian patsies in order for harper to convince the country that there was a jihadi hiding behind every rock. Thank you for what you do, and keeping the truth about project souvinir out there. Ive read every article on it you wrote. Because The general public has a short memory these days.

John

Anonymous said...

Ps, the gov will never speak out against the so called jewish state. And they brainwash the public to believe that israel can do no wrong, even when they bomb refugee camps with cluster bombs or attack the uss liberty and trying to blame it on the Muslims of Egypt as a means to have more boys sent to their deaths in another corrupt bloody war.

greencrow said...

Thanks again, John. I am leaning towards the Appeal succeeding, unfortunately, and the victims, John Nuttall and Amanda Korody being subjected to "indefinite" punishment...just like little Ahed Tamini. The reason I think it will succeed is because if it fails and the couple is set free...in the normal course of events Canadians have every right to demand an inquiry into WHO in the upper echelons of the RCMP/CSIS orchestrated the travesty of justice. We have a right to have NAMES of those criminally responsible to the "manufacturing of terror" as Justice Bruce called it.

Once we have those names....we have a RIGHT to have them removed from their positions that they abused. The treasonous, subversive moles know that they are at risk of being uncovered and THAT is why they will pull every string...make every (subtle) threat...intimidate any Appeal Court Judge, etc., etc., to keep a lid on this sewer hole.