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Marilou Danley Arrives At FBI Building In Los Angeles As ISIS Claims Credit For Attack

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Suspected Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock’s companion Marilou Danley is back in the United States to undergo questioning by the FBI.

It was reported that Danley was recently in Dubai, though she arrived at the airport in Los Angeles from the Philippines. Her sisters in Australia claim that she was “sent away” by Paddock prior to the shooting. The Inquisitr reported that her Facebook photos show her in Kuha Sa Jumeira Beach in Dubai. Since mid-September, Danley has also been in Tokyo and Hong Kong.

The Islamic terror group ISIS reportedly gave suspected Las Vegas shooter Eric Paddock an Arab name (the last name means “The American”) while taking credit for his actions through its news agency. Paddock was a gambler, and only two amateur photographs have surfaced of him.

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ISIS extensively planned to attack Las Vegas, featuring the Strip in two of its propaganda videos. The media reported four months ago on how the Las Vegas Police Department was taking the threat seriously.

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The FBI initially dismissed ISIS’ taking credit for the shooting.

The same exact thing happened to Vegas in July 2016.

The mainstream media scrambles to distance the attack from ISIS, but Newsweek’s 6:05 PM report Monday night made it clear that ISIS gave Paddock a special name and claimed that he converted to Islam several months ago.

Alex Jones is stressing his listeners to remember each piece of Newsweek’s reporting as various MSM outlets try to obfuscate details that have already been reported.

Newsweek reported:

ISIS not only took credit for the attack, it also gave Paddock a rare honor of his own Arab name, Abu Abed al Bir Al-Amriki, while calling him a “soldier of the caliphate” and a “martyr.” While the first few words in the name are more basic Arabic, the last part, Al-Amriki, translates to “the American.” Giving Paddock a name is rare for the terror group and doing so is a sort of honor or distinction that he had perfectly followed God’s plan. The group provided no evidence that it was behind orchestrating the attack or of Paddock’s membership.

Newsweek also quoted an expert stating that ISIS has never before falsely claimed responsibility for a Western terrorist attack”

“If Islamic State’s claims of responsibility for the attack in Las Vegas are false, this would be the first deliberate false claim for an attack in the West issued by the group,” terror analyst and co-founder of Kronos Advisory Michael S. Smith II said in a statement. “Certainly, a false claim would fit with their agenda of doing even the ‘smallest thing’ to terrorize Americans, as IS’s original spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani put it in his 2016 Ramadan address while calling for attacks in Europe and the United States.”

Paddock wired $100,000 to the Philippines the week before his rampage. Paddock’s companion Marilou Danley was in the Phlippines at the time of the shooting, according to most accounts, though some reports also found her recently in Japan. She has returned to the United States to undergo questioning by the FBI, according to The New York Times minutes ago.

 

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Turkey Human Rights, Crackdown on Press Freedom Comes Under Renewed Scrutiny in Geneva

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Last week, the UK-based International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR)and the Press Emblem Campaign held an information meeting in Geneva, to coincide with the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Turkey over hate crimes, minority, and LGBT rights, and press freedoms with a specific focus on the nation’s crackdown on these rights during the failed 2016 coup and the emergency rule that followed during which the government allegedly used its security powers to arrest thousands of people who opposed it.

Turkey’s human rights record was last reviewed in 2015 during the UPR. This was the third time in 10 years that Turkey’s record has come under review

Diplomats, minister, prominent members of Turkish media and human rights defenders – including those who have been forced into exile – were present at the event. Also in attendance was former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues in the Office of Global Criminal Justice Ambassador Stephen Rapp. Louise Pyne Jones, head of research, International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR) moderated the event. Two panels were held. The first was called “Press Freedom” and included Yavuz Baydar, editor-in-chief of Ahval; Evin Baris Altintas, journalist and blogger; and Massimo Frigo; senior Legal Advisor for International Commission for Jurists (ICJ). The second panel, “Human Rights Defenders,” included Dr. Sebnem Korur Fincanci; president of the Human Rights Foundation in Turkey; Nurcan Baysal, award-winning Turkish Human Rights Defender and Journalist; and Anne van Wezel, former co-chair EESC EU-Turkey Joint Consultative Committee.

Following an attempted, and failed, “coup” against the ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party in 2016, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused many of his opponents and naysayers, including journalists who were critical of him and his government, of supporting terrorism and prosecuted many of them. Erdogan also suggested that the attempted coup was the work of exiled Imam Fethullah Gulen and his movement, which Turkey considers a terrorist organization. Turkey has asked for the United States to extradite Gulen. Gulen has been living in the United States in a self-imposed exile since 1999. Over 250 people died as a result of the failed coup attempt.

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Soon after the coup, Turkey implemented a state of emergency (SOE) which it said: “was put into effect in order to ensure the continuity of effective implementation of the measures for the protection of the rights and freedoms of our citizens, democracy and the rule of law.” However, the AK Party’s critics have maintained that the AK Party used the umbrella of its broader emergency powers and continuously postponed ending that state of emergency, in an attempt to destroy its political opposition.

Many journalists were apprehended under this state of emergency until it was lifted on July 19, 2018. As such, for three straight years, and up until 2019, the Committee to Protect Journalists ranked Turkey as the worst jailer of journalists in the world. According to Turkish, English, and Arabic-language news site Ahval, when China jailed 48 journalists to Turkey’s 47.

Nurcan Baysal, an award-winning Kurdish Human Rights Defender, Journalist, and contributor to Ahval, said she was even cautious with the words she used on the panel discussion for fear of punishment by the Turkish government. “We are censoring ourselves because of these fears,” Baysal said. “For example, before coming here I asked myself if I should use certain words, should I use the word invasion, or should I use the word war, because today in Turkey even to say war is forbidden,” she said. “Everything that I say has an effect on not only my life but of the lives of my children and family.”

Ahval editor in chief Yavuz Baydar said, “No state or power can decide who is a journalist, it is the domain for professional organizations and should always be separate from power.”

According to the IOHR, “In the previous UPR cycle of Turkey, the Turkish government officially supported 14 recommendations related to strengthening the legal framework on freedom of expression and 5 recommendations specifically related to bringing terrorism legislation in line with international human rights standards.

Hugh Williamson, the Europe and Central Asia director at Human Rights Watch recently said, “The huge number of journalists, politicians, and perceived government critics in prison and on trial flies in the face of the Turkish government’s public statements about the state of human rights in the country “Turkey’s disregard of human rights is a disservice to its citizens, who deserve to live with dignity and freedom.”

Meanwhile, Turkey’s state-run pro-government newspaper the Daily Sabah put out propaganda about the Erdogan government writing, “U.N. Human Rights Council highlighted Turkey’s achievements in the fields of judiciary, human rights and humanitarian causes on Tuesday during a Universal Periodic Review (UPR) meeting in Geneva.”

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