Posts Tagged ‘human trafficking’

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ISIS offering potential recruits protection, payments & free passage to Europe

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Unaccountable Immune Mercenary Monsters

This film tells the true story of an American corporate military contractor that was caught trafficking slaves in Bosnia during the UNs occupation.  The scandal was huge, involving many different nationals and organizations, a natural outgrowth of imperial war.

Kathryn Bolkovac was an American cop who took a job there in 1999 to make extra money, but she refused to back down or look away when confronted by the real War Incorporated, which was protected by both the UN and the US State Department.  The real company, of course, was DYNCORP.  This malignant cancer on the ass of the world is still gorging itself at the pentagon trough.  Iimmunity and impunity for America’s hired thugs is standard policy wherever the US goes, including Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) runs up against the corporate/governmental rape culture after learning about all the desperate girls that have been trafficked across the border into Bosnia.  There is little she can do, although she is promoted by a female guardian angel higher up in the UN.  The strict operational parameters and endless paperwork imposed make for an easy environment for mafia and police corruption.  Those committing crimes against the civilians face little oversight, whereas those trying to stop the crimes face the entire satanic military-industrial protection racket complex.

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As General Smedley Butler told us 75 years ago, “War is a racket.”  In this case that comes through crystal clear and implicates people from top to bottom.

After Bolkovac informs the top UN officials, she is immediately fired by DynCorp, her ID taken away, already amidst a climate of terrorism and high risk.  Trying to save the imprisoned girls proves nearly impossible up against the most powerful actors on the world stage: the United States, the UN, and the blessed mercenary corporations acting in unison to cover up whatever they don’t want known.

This tense, gripping drama really brings into relief what the US foreign policy looks like on the ground.  How America and other powerful states get away with everything they publicly denounce is a wake-up call Americans need to receive.

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DynCorp cracks top 20 with $3B in prime contracts

At the same time, it is maintaining critical U.S. aircraft fleets, running counter-drug operations in Colombia, training law enforcement agents and shuttling dignitaries throughout Iraq, and maintaining military bases and working with police and Ministry of the Interior personnel in Afghanistan.

The company’s success helped it reach the No. 12 spot on the 2011 Top 100 with $3 billion in prime contracts.”

Rape, Murder, Slavery … The American Corporate Way ™

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Interview: Kathryn Bolkovac

Redlight Trailer

“According to the U.S. Department of State’s 2010 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report released last week, approximately 1 out of every 555 people in the world is a victim of human trafficking. “-Source: Business Wire

“Narrated by Lucy Liu, REDLIGHT is a powerful feature documentary about child sexploitation, an epidemic happening in every country around the world.” –REDLIGHT, on Vimeo, by Jillian Selsky

Admittedly, your editor has been lax in keeping up with the latest films this year. Life is busy, and the time spent here is probably a write-off, and a complete waste of my time. You are welcome to dispute my assessment, and I sort of hope someone does.

I have not seen REDLIGHT, only the trailer. What prompted me to post is this new controversy over at Amazon.com, which I just learned of today:

“Amazon bows to social networking pressure on pedophile book” –Computerworld.com

Motivation for posting can be ascertained, perhaps from this news headline on Google News:

“‘Pedophile Guide’ Author Confident E-Book Will Be Back on Amazon Fox News “

-Fox “News” *

I have no patience for digging into the motivations and psychological damage of this “author,” as per the Fox “News”* story. I’m just thinking that other countries, such as Cambodia, need to step up in their law enforcement policies on this issue. It is quite a shame the children can — in this day and age — be “sold” into brothels, often by theiir own parents. Jesus, somebody should definitely do somethng about that.

* Fox is generally not “news” although they claim to be. The Fox channels, and “newscorp” have claimed that blatant propaganda and opinion is somehow “news” when it in no way is. See Robert Greenwald’s documentary OUTFOXED for a more in-depth analysis of this malignant corporation.