[Marxism] Amnesty Calls on UN to stop the US, Qatar and Turkey funding and arming Syria Rebels

Carl G. Estabrook galliher at illinois.edu
Tue Aug 28 14:22:33 MDT 2012

I recall that CP piece about Putin. Nevertheless the line quoted has the uncomfortable characteristic of being true.

On Aug 28, 2012, at 11:36 AM, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:
> On 8/28/12 12:16 PM, Carl G. Estabrook wrote:
>> "...Amnesty International has devoted extraordinary attention to the Pussy Riot case, while totally ignoring, for instance, the threat of U.S. prosecution that led Julian Assange to seek political asylum..."
>> http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/08/28/the-decline-of-political-protest/
> Diana, of course, is a major theorist/journalist for the "axis of good" tendency on the left. This business about Pussy Riot being a "diversion" from defending Assange is utter nonsense...

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