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Egyptian Coup Blueprint Used for Thailand?

Posted by feww on December 2, 2013

High Noon in Bangkok: Thailand PM given “two-day ultimatum” to step down

Thai protest leader says he has met PM Yingluck Shinawatra and given her a “two-day ultimatum” to “return power to the people.”

Eight days of anti-government unrest to oust the PM has left at least four people dead and dozens more injured.

The protest leader Sethup Thaugsuban had already declared Sunday “Victory-Day” in what he called “people’s coup.”

Mr Sethup who claimed to have met the prime minister secretly in the presence of the army, navy and air force chiefs, said: “There was no negotiation and no compromise,” according to reports.

“I told Yingluck [PM Shinawatra] that this is the only and last time I see her until power is handed over to the people.

“There will be no bargaining and it must be finished in two days.”

About 30,000 demonstrators had gathered at various sites, including military barracks, police headquarter, Government House, radio and television stations.

Ms Shinawatra had previously stated that the government would only use minimum force, to disperse the demonstrators. However, the army called in to help the riot police after the demonstrations turned violent on Saturday.

The latest is Thailand’s  worst unrest since 2010, when thousands of red-shirt supporters of then PM Thaksin Shinawatra, occupied strategic points in the capital. At least 100 people were killed in ensuing deadly clashes during the following 10 weeks.

Chronology of Events in Thailand

  • Sept 2006: Army overthrows the PM Thaksin Shinawatra and rewrites the Thai constitution, under direct instruction from King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
  • Dec 2007: Pro-Thaksin People Power Party wins majority vote in the election.
  • Aug 2008: Thaksin Shinawatra flees Thailand before end of a “corruption trial.”
  • Dec 2008: Constitutional Court bans the majority People Power Party, as mass protests paralyze the capital Bangkok; the monarchists assign Abishit Vejjajiva to power.
  • Mar-May 2010: Up to a million pro-Thaksin protesters occupy key locations in Bangkok in a 10-week sit-in; army clears the streets, killing at least 100 protesters.
  • Jul 2011: Yingluck Shinawatra leads Pheu Thai party to general election win
  • Nov 2013: Anti-government protesters begin street protest.

Egyptian Coup

On August 31, 2013 Egypt’s military ruler the Puppet General Sisi gave the democratically elected President Morsi a “48-hour ultimatum” to resolve differences with the Tahrir Square protesters, failing which he threatened to put forward “a roadmap” [translation: military coup] for the country.

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Egypt Military Coup

Posted by feww on July 4, 2013

Military ousts Morsi, suspends Egyptian constitution

Egypt’s first democratically elected president has been ousted by the military leaders, a year after coming to office.

  • The military has put Morsi under house arrest, and arrested the top Muslim Brotherhood leaders.
  • At least 46 people  have been killed and hundreds more injured in clashes between Morsi’s supporters and his opponents since Sunday.
  • The most powerful man in the country now is the head of Egypt’s armed forces, Gen. Abdel Fatah al-Sissi.

“The address of the president yesterday did not meet the demands of the masses of the people,” Sissi said,  adding that the military is drawing a roadmap with various groups  to put an end to “the state of division.”

“The military’s roadmap consists of dissolving the constitution and holding early presidential elections,” he said.

U.S. military contacts with Gen. Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi date back more than 30 years, when he took a U.S. infantry basic training course at Fort Benning in Georgia in 1981, said a report quoting U.S. officials.

Meanwhile, President Morsi’s office released a statement concerning his ouster by the military:

“Dr. Mohamed Morsi, President of Egypt, emphasizes that the measures declared by the Chief Command of Armed Forces represent a military coup d’état, which we categorically reject, in whole or part by all the honest honorable men who struggled for the transformation to democracy. The president stresses, in his capacity as the president of the republic and chief commander of armed forces, that all the citizens, civilians and militarians, leaders and soldiers, are required to adhere to the Constitution and law; not to respond to this coup which will throw Egypt back to the dark ages; and to maintain peaceful behaviors and avoid bloodshed.”

On December 18, 2011, FIRE-EARTH commented:

  • At least a dozen demonstrators have been killed and about 500 others wounded by the Egyptian army following a third day of clashes in a new round of uprising as the winter of the so called “Arab Spring” deepens.
  • Increasingly, the Egyptians are realizing that what they actually participated in wasn’t a “revolution,” but a coup d’etat, cunningly orchestrated by the military and its paymasters and carried out on the back of a mass uprising.
  • Egypt is Israel’s next-door neighbor. Hell would freeze over before Egyptians are allowed to have a functioning democracy!

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Thousands Evacuated Amid Taiwan ERE, Flooding, Landslides

Posted by feww on June 15, 2012

Dozens dead, injured or missing, up to 10,000 evacuated from Taiwan disaster zones

Flooding has triggered numerous landslides in Nantou County and Taichung in central Taiwan, as well as in New Taipei and Taoyuan County, and elswhere, leaving at least 2 dozen people dead, injured or missing, and forcing about 10,000 others to evacuate their homes, Taiwan’s  Central Emergency Operations Center reported.

  • Extreme rain events (ERE) combined with the southwest monsoon have also destroyed or damaged thousands of hectares of crops around the island country.
  • Flooding have also caused power cuts and water shortages to more than 100,000 homes, reports said. 
  • Areas near more than 830 rivers and streams around the country have been put on  red or yellow alert for further flooding and mudslides.
  • Meantime, several of Taiwan’s leading manufacturer have  suspended operations after a magnitude 5.2 quake followed by two smaller aftershocks rattled the mountainous Chienshih township north of the island, reports said.

Other Global Disasters, Significant Events

  • Egypt. The so-called ‘Supreme Constitutional Court’ in Egypt has dissolved the parliament ahead of presidential runoff, reports said.
    • The highest court has also ruled the army candidate can remain in election race.
    • The decision by the supreme constitutional court, whose judges were appointed by Mubarak, is being seen as a ‘Judicial coup.’
    • Earlier, Mohamed ElBaradei said; ” Electing president in the absence of constitution and parliament is electing an “emperor” with more powers than deposed dictator. A travesty…”
    • On December 18, 2011, FEWW commented:
      • At least a dozen demonstrators have been killed and about 500 others wounded by the Egyptian army following a third day of clashes in a new round of uprising as the winter of the so called “Arab Spring” deepens.
      • Increasingly, the Egyptians are realizing that what they actually participated in wasn’t a “revolution,” but a coup d’etat, cunningly orchestrated by the military and its paymasters and carried out on the back of a mass uprising.
      • Egypt is Israel’s next-door neighbor. Hell would freeze over before Egyptians are allowed to have a functioning democracy!
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Deadly Winter Follows ‘Arab Spring’

Posted by feww on November 20, 2011

Arab Spring: “We’ll see!”

Deadly clashes between Egyptian protesters and riot police backed by the army leaves at least a dozen protestors dead, up to a thousand injured, and hundreds more arrested.


OOPS!!! Wrong Photo! Psycho police officer brutally pepper sprays seated UC Davis students at close range. The students were peacefully participating in Occupy Movement, showing solidarity with protesters at the University of California in Berkeley, who were beaten with batons by police on November 9. Eleven protesters received medical treatment for exposure to pepper spray; two were hospitalized. The police acted on orders from Linda Katehi, the chancellor of the University of California, Davis. See video.

Disaster Calendar 2011 – November 20

[November 20, 2011]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,578 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

‘Suckers’ Democracy’: Military Takeover Disguised as Arab Spring

  • Cairo, Egypt. Deadly clashes between Egyptian protesters and riot police backed by the army have left at least a dozen protestors dead, up to a thousand wounded and hundreds more arrested.
    • A reporter was told by a doctor at a Cairo hospital that “protesters have injuries from rubber bullets… many have been hit in the eyes.”
    • Demonstrators are demanding the resignation of Egypt’s military government.
    • Violent clashes have also erupted in Alexandria Suez and Ismailia.
    • Nine months after the fall of Mubarak, Egyptians are angry that the army remains in charge and police violence against demonstrators has not abated.
    • The military government seems unwilling to give up power and is seeking exemption from civilian oversight.

The following is a quote from Charlie Wilson’s War:

Gust Avrakotos: There’s a little boy and on his 14th birthday he gets a horse… and everybody in the village says, “how wonderful. The boy got a horse” And the Zen master says, “we’ll see.” Two years later, the boy falls off the horse, breaks his leg, and everyone in the village says, “How terrible.” And the Zen master says, “We’ll see.” Then, a war breaks out and all the young men have to go off and fight… except the boy can’t cause his legs all messed up. and everybody in the village says, “How wonderful.”
Charlie Wilson: Now the Zen master says, “We’ll see.”

Other Global Disasters

  • North Carolina, USA. NC Gov. Perdue has declared  Davidson and Randolph counties as disaster areas because of the damage caused buy tornadoes.
    • At least two people were killed and dozens of homes damaged in North Carolina when tornadoes swept southeastern United States.
  • Massachusetts, USA. The town of Monson (population 9,000) located in Hampden County, Massachusetts, has been declared a disaster area for a third time in the last 5 months after it was hit by tornadoes again.
    • the town was struck by an EF-3 tornado on June 1, 2011, which caused extensive damage.  In October 29, 2011, a rare pre-Halloween snowstorm buried the town.

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  • WARNING: Many parts of the United States could become ‘unrecognizable’ due to extreme climatic, geophysical and geological episodes over the next 18 months: FIRE-EARTH Forecast

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