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By John Helmer, Moscow

The Dutch Government didn’t intend to close its investigation of the MH17 shoot-down with the public report and press conference of the Joint Investigation Team on February 8.  That was a curtain raiser. It is definitely not the final curtain.  

The Dutch are continuing their European Court of Human Rights case against Russia which Prime Minister Mark Rutte started in July 2020.  

The Dutch are also joining with the US and the European Union to prepare what they say will be an international criminal tribunal against Russia, sponsored by either the United Nations or by the European Commission. This scheme was first announced by the European Commission president, the German Ursula von der Leyen, on November 30 last.   The scheme was explicitly promoted last week in Germany by US Vice President Kamala Harris and the Ukrainian president, Vladimir Zelensky.  

The court proceedings to date and the von der Leyen proposal have created a tangle of illegalities, conflict of laws, and contradictions between what the Dutch judges have claimed to be the law in their guilty convictions in the MH 17 case, and the judgement of the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in their innocence verdict when the killing of civilians was done by the United States Air Force.  

One law for the US and the NATO member states to prosecute and to judge; quite another law for Russia, China and India to defend. The Axis versus the Tricontinental Alliance.

This is what the Dutch and ICTY verdicts have already demonstrated. The doctrine of “functional co-perpetration” the Dutch prosecutors and judges called it in the MH17 case.  They meant guilt by association – that’s association with Russians — when the evidence of association was fabricated in secret by the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) and the Dutch prosecutors, and tested in secret hearings in front of secret judges. The chain of evidence custody, admissibility, cross-examination of witnesses without duress or bribery, and proof beyond reasonable doubt – the legal standards required in the courts of civilized states – don’t exist across the line of contact between the Axis and the Alliance.

Repeating the doctrine, making Russia and Russians (Chinese, Indians) synonymous with culpability in war crime – this is the intention and future plan of politicians like Rutte,  von der Leyen, and Harris.  The immediate outcome is that across the front lines of the war in Europe, there is no law. Not even the law of war and the Geneva Conventions.

In such a state of international lawlessness –- aka “the rules-based international order” in Axis-speak — there are lies to justify paying for the guns to open up and to identify their targets.

Listen now to Gorilla Radio, unpaid, unarmed, but with the swiftness of a nerve agent in reaching the brain, as Chris Cook opens each of the big lies, and the discussion reveals the truth.  

For the short-distance job or commute broadcast, click to listen from Minute 1 to 27:50.    

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Since October, Gorilla Radio has been banned from broadcasting by Radio CFUV 101.9 FM in Victoria, British Columbia.  The Gorilla Radio transcripts are published on the blog.    For Chris Cook’s broadcast archive, click to open.  

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