Resigning U.N. Prosecutor Carla Del Ponte Surrounded By Allegations Of Intimidation, Bullying Of Witnesses

By Brandon Turbeville

An international war crimes prosecutor has resigned from her position on the U.N.’s Investigative Panel into human rights abuses in Syria over her frustration regarding the perceived impotence of the commission and the lack of ability to prosecute war criminals. Essentially, Carla Del Ponte is resigning because she and her panel have not been able to overcome Russian objections to framing Bashar al-Assad for crimes committed by America’s terrorists.

While admitting that Western-backed terrorists are made up “mostly” of extremists and that they have been guilty of war crimes, Del Ponte also peddled the disproven narrative that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons and that it is engaged in “terrible crimes against humanity.”

In her remarks announcing her resignation, Del Ponte, who is 70 years old, also admitted her own bias against the Syrian government since the beginning of the crisis. She stated that, when she was first appointed to the Independent Commission of Inquiry On Syria in 2012, “the opposition (members) were the good ones; the government were the bad ones.” Apparently, the woman so concerned with “crimes against humanity” was fine with “opposition members” randomly shooting civilians, raping women, slaughtering whole families and villages, and committing unspeakable acts against Syrian military soldiers and Syrian civilians. After all, she considered them the “good ones.” Only when the Syrian military began fighting back in earnest did “war crimes” become a concern.

“The Assad government is committing terrible crimes against humanity and using chemical weapons. And the opposition, that is made up only of extremists and terrorists anymore,” she said.

Del Ponte claims that the Security Council should have appointed a court similar to the ones for Rwanda and Yugoslavia but the decision to do so was vetoed by Russia.

Del Ponte is clearly frustrated at the fact that the Russians have prevented the U.N. from condemning and prosecuting Assad for crimes he did not commit. Thus, she will be leaving her post in September, leaving only two members left on the commission.

Ironically, in 2013, it was Del Ponte who admitted that it was America’s terrorists who used chemical weapons, not the government, in Syria. However, there were no demands to prosecute the “rebels” or the countries that supported them to be heard from Del Ponte. There were no grandstands of resignation either.

Yet there is more to the story in regards to Del Ponte’s history. Del Ponte herself has been under investigation for numerous corrupt and fascistic practices during her tenure prosecuting targets of Western imperialism.

As Sarah Abed writes in her article, “Carla Del Ponte – Blames “Rebels” For Chemical Weapons Attack Yet Wants To Falsely Convict Assad Of War Crimes,”

In 2010, Judges at the UN war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague ordered an independent inquiry into the practices of Del Ponte and two prominent serving prosecutors, Hildegard Ürtz-Retzlaff and Daniel Saxon, after complaints from witnesses that they had been harassed, paid, mistreated and their evidence tampered with.

Ms. Del Ponte, the former war crimes prosecutor who put Balkan warlords and political leaders behind bars, was investigated over claims that she allowed the use of bullying and bribing of witnesses or tainted evidence.

In the eight years leading up to this investigation, Del Ponte was a combative and divisive figure. As a determined Swiss investigator she served as her country’s ambassador to Argentina until she left her post in 2007.

The allegations against her concerned the working practices of her team of investigators in the prosecution for war crimes of the Serbian politician, Vojislav Seselj, a notorious warlord.

“Some of the witnesses had referred to pressure and intimidation to which they were subjected by investigators for the prosecution,” said a statement from the judge in the Seselj case. “The prosecution allegedly obtained statements illegally, by threatening, intimidating and/or buying [witnesses] off.”

One Serbian witness said he was offered a well-paid job in the US in return for testimony favorable to the prosecution. “The statements mention sleep deprivation during interviews, psychological pressuring, an instance of blackmail (the investigators offered relocation in exchange for the testimony they hoped to obtain), threats (one, for example, about preparing an indictment against a witness if he refused to testify), or even illegal payments of money.”

An independent investigator, expected to be a French magistrate, is to report on the allegations within six months. Prosecutors in The Hague rejected the allegations while promising to co-operate with the inquiry.

Another call for an investigation against Del Ponte but this time with a request for sanctions against her as well

Yet again, Ms. Del Ponte was under investigation in 2012 when the counsel for Mr. Ante Gotovina filed a formal complaint and request for an investigation and for sanctions to be placed against her.

“We, the undersigned, were counsel for Mr. Ante Gotovina, who on 16 November 2012 was acquitted of all charges by the Appeals Chamber of the United Nations’ International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). 1, On 20 November 2012, in an interview with the Serbian newspaper Blic, Ms. Carla Del Ponte, former ICTY Prosecutor and currently a member of the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria. 2, reacted to the ICTY Judgment with the following comments: “This is not justice; this is denial of a huge crime.” 3, She further elaborated on her position stating that the “Serbian Government and the Serbs cannot accept such a verdict and I completely agree with their televised statements because it is clear that the crime has been committed. We shall see what is going to happen next, but surely this is not justice.” 4, Her remarks were later published by other regional and international media. 5, Ms. Del Ponte’s improper media statements constitute a grave violation of Mr. Gotovina’s fundamental rights and are an unacceptable interference with the reputation and authority of the ICTY”.

They went on to say “Clearly, Ms. Del Ponte is accusing the Appeals Chamber judges of corruption. This is highly inappropriate, especially where there is no basis whatsoever for such serious allegations. The United Nations must act immediately both to protect Mr. Gotovina’s fundamental rights and to protect the reputation of the United Nations and its judges. Remarkably, Ms. Del Ponte admitted that she made these statements before she had even read the judgment of the ICTY Appeals Chamber.”

“Effectively, a biased, unreliable, frustrated UN official has quit a mockery of an independent team which was set up to do a witch hunt rather than actually investigate war crimes in Syria, and the world is better off because of it,” wrote Sarah Abed. If this team actually cared about the truth and was procuring information via reliable sources they would name and shame the ones that are in fact responsible for this imposed war and invasion. They would call out the United States for arming terrorists, and the UK, NATO, GCC, etc. for their involvement in fueling the armed opposition as well. They would charge Turkey and Jordan with crimes for allowing terrorists to cross the border into Syria to help with the staged uprising in 2011.”

It is thus abundantly clear that Del Ponte, given to intimidation and bullying tactics, the likes of which she routinely employs on behalf of the United Nations, is resigning in frustration and disgrace over her inability to frame the Syrian government and Bashar al-Assad for the crimes of America’s terrorists and to subsequently engage the U.N. in even greater international legal warfare against the legitimate government of Syria. Del Ponte is only one actor, however. The work at the U.N. in support of bringing down all “rogue” nations to the feet of the world Corporate-Financier oligarchy will continue.

Brandon Turbeville – article archive here – is the author of seven books, Codex Alimentarius — The End of Health Freedom, 7 Real Conspiracies, Five Sense Solutions and Dispatches From a Dissident, volume 1 and volume 2, The Road to Damascus: The Anglo-American Assault on Syria, The Difference it Makes: 36 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton Should Never Be President, and Resisting The Empire: The Plan To Destroy Syria And How The Future Of The World Depends On The Outcome. Turbeville has published over 1000 articles on a wide variety of subjects including health, economics, government corruption, and civil liberties. Brandon Turbeville’s radio show Truth on The Tracks can be found every Monday night 9 pm EST at UCYTV. His website is BrandonTurbeville.com He is available for radio and TV interviews. Please contact activistpost (at) gmail.com.

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8 Comments on "Resigning U.N. Prosecutor Carla Del Ponte Surrounded By Allegations Of Intimidation, Bullying Of Witnesses"

  1. The imperialists mafia is failing because its very nature is based on collusion, deception and dominance.
    Tri lateral commission, UN, CFR, bildeberg, US military, and DC are all part of the club. Their plan….
    incremental imperialist takeover by regime change. Demonize anyone who resists and paint them as the evildoers. Behind them… the financial backers who benefit from natural resources and geopolitical positions gained by this mode of operation. NK and Iran still do not have a London based central bank and are in the crosshairs just for that reason.

    “Give me control of a nations money and I care not who makes the laws” – Amshel Mayer Rothschild.

    This lawyers bias and prejudice were revealed and when discovered resigned.
    We have an endless amount of scum in our world who are happy to do evils bidding for money.
    A society such as this will never succeed. See Rome as proof.

  2. I always wondered just how free of political influence this so called court was. I noted that none of the Western based war criminals were ever cited for their egregious crimes. You didn’t see Bush’s name on the roster or Cheney’s for instance. Blair’s name is missing also. Until that court is truly independent, its pronouncements are questionable and of no intrinsic value. Del Ponte will not be missed, not at all!

  3. Wow, “bully” fits “it” well. Sounds to me as though the U.N.’s modus operandi was learned from that P-O-S FED organization the cross-dressing deviant Hoover controlled called the FBI. Foul snakes;

    http://www.truthinjustice.org/limone-apology.htm

    You know, when you consider they bleed millions into their coffers to (lol) do their job, yet after more than 40 years they STILL allow ONE STINKING PEDOPHILE to elude justice, perhaps they should be put down along with the CIA/MOSSAD marriage from hell.

  4. Sylvan Peckerwood | August 24, 2017 at 10:28 pm | Reply

    Just another victor’s court and also a highly illegitimate court seeing it is just a “United Nations” working group turned agency turned court.

    Del Ponte will properly appear at some other just as sordid venue as that pretend-court, perhaps the “Canadian Human Rights Tribunal” which is essentially the same kind of animal as this so-called UN court. The species of animal you ask? Kangaroo. Kangaroo court.

  5. Terry Harnden | August 26, 2017 at 2:51 pm | Reply

    FYI Pharma Influence hidden at the bottom of everything

    I have spent 3500 hours in the last 1-1/2 years and 1500
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    screen results, Dark Field Microscope blood results,

    I believe I
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    The three MAIN slow
    poisons Mercury (amalgums etc.), Fluoride (water), Bromine(bread and flour) are
    shortening everyone’s productive lifespan from 20 to 40 years.
    The most obvious link proving this is MAGNESIUM depletion (most often from the
    detox of mercury stored in our soft tissues as we get older). Also note that
    alcohol, MSG, Roundup and many prescription drugs also detox mercury and/or
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    disabler of our bodies self repairing immune system function.

    • The nauseous thing in all this? Most members of “Idiot Culture” need the “trappings” of the kosher media to even BEGIN to grasp it’s control, perversions and outright LIES when they get it from alternative news sources.. From cradle to grave, (with a few decades of paying illegal/unconstitutional wage earner taxes), the Synagogue’s “machine” manipulates our money, our (lol) government, our foods and what is or is NOT put in them, because the dual citizen co-opted SCOTUS is and has been a integral part of this control, there’s no recourse.
      Just as a quick, of-the-cuff example – how many of you know what cellulose is? Well, it’s wood. Do you know that if you go to the store and buy some Parmesan cheese, that cheese has WOOD in it? Not all, just those made in Sewer Nation for the most part. Other “lesser” nations use natural occurring starches such as potato in theirs to prevent “clumping”.
      Here’s another bit of information;
      Of a list containing over 1500 food “additives” banned in “lesser” nations, only 3 are banned here in Sewer Nation.

      How about this bit-o-treachery. Are any of you aware that the dual citizen infected SCOTUS has granted civil immunity to the kosher pharmaceuticals? Further, are you aware that, now, WE THE TAX PAYER are not only burdened with paying reparations to victims of “safe” mercury/aluminum laced vaccines, we THE TAX PAYER pay the cost for the federal commission to HEAR those cases and DECIDE how much TAX PAYER money will be given to those victims – TO PROTECT THE BOTTOM LINE OF PRIVATE KOSHER BIG PHARMA!

      http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/03/22/betrayal-of-consumers-by-us-supreme-court-gives-total-liability-shield-to-big-pharma.aspx

      We have been so manipulated ethically/morally to believe even MENTIONING the sacred word “Jew”, makes us less than human and “Evil Anti Semites”! Don’t you DARE speak critically of AIPAC/ACLU/B’nai B’rith etc.

      http://youtu.be/D0kWAqZxJVE

      These snakes push for “protective” FED organizations, then use the POWER the Judas Class “gifts” them with to manipulate medicines, BLOCK the use of natural remedies, (Cannabis etc)…
      I mean SERIOUSLY what “developed” nation would not EXECUTE OR AT LEAST imprison these maggots for pushing MERCURY DENTAL AMALGAMS! CARCINOGENS TO FIGHT….. ROFL, Carcinogenic CANCERS! “Vaccines” permeated with heavy metals so SAFE they need to “buy” immunity from civil liability! Since the media is kosher owned, the tiny fraction of DECENT professionals is either bankrupted or KILLED if they don’t bounce the kosher ball like good little idiots. While these animals have their Shabbos Goi CRUSH “evil” nations that provide healthcare/education/assistance with housing to newly married from revenue for selling their resources – THIS NATION loans our TAX PAYER money to the leaches @ .03% so THEY can do a 180 degree spin and loan it BACK to the tax payers @ upwards of 14% for student loans!
      For CHRIST’S sake, they THUS FAR haven’t been able to PURGE all objective information from OUR INTERNET but scum like GOOGLE, YOUTUBE AMAZON, (recently “ordered” to stop selling, for the most part ACCURATE literature “critical” of the Jew or Israel’s ongoing GENOCIDE funded with Christian/Muslim tax dollars to kill FELLOW Christian/Muslim people robbed of their land/offspring/lives/organs JUST as was done in the Jew banker wars 1 and 2.
      The information is still there but dwindling. the PROBLEM is they’ve been poisoning us with Fluoride in our failing, near 3rd world municipal water for so long most can’t maintain a lucid thought on a subject for more than the time from ONE kosher “news” cast to the NEXT!
      But, let’s not forget “political correctness”. This “village of idiots” would rather DIE than proffer an alternative line of thought regarding “the special” as they bleed/corrupt yet another nation into utter chaos and collapse.

      Here’s one last item for you to “mull” – SAME tricks they used to enslave us with the FED RES/IRS over 100 years ago;

      Exposed by a congressman, PLEASE read the entire article to get the FULL impact of what this sort of evil means for you and yours!

      http://www.takebackourrights.org/docs/Christians-full%20page.html

      These are very dangerous “people”. If you won’t take the word of one old man, ask the ghosts of nearly 100 million Christians/Muslims slaughtered in just the 20th century, beginning with the 60 million slaughtered in RUSSIA ALONE!
      Then, research. But BE AWARE of the “objective” sites you cull information from. It was, after all, their “favorite son” Vladimir Lenin who said the best way to control the opposition is to LEAD it.

      Here’s a bit of irony for you; While the Soros funded snowflakes scream for Robert E. Lee’s head, there’s a statue to Lenin here in Sewer Nation;

      http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/9056

    • Sylvan Peckerwood | August 30, 2017 at 12:29 pm | Reply

      I agree completely. They are working very hard to leech minerals and electrolytes from the human body. Magnesium is key.

  6. Terry Harnden | August 26, 2017 at 3:01 pm | Reply

    We (including doctors) are very much part of agenda 21 an they do not even realize it.

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