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There Will Be No Saudi Inspection of This Ship! Message from Caleb Maupin onboard the"Iran Shahed"

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Iran has sent an aid vessel to carry emergency supplies to the people of Yemen who have been illegally invaded and attacked by Saudi Arabia - an ally of the US, of Israel, and of Australia. The situation is explosive - locally and globally. The people are starving. Therefore people on the aid ship are trying to make sure that the world knows that this is a ship bringing help, and should be given safe passage. One such person is Caleb Maupin, who emailed several people on Mon, 18 May 2015 16:55:48 +0430 with the following message:

"The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is mercilessly slaughtering people in Yemen, has absolutely no right to inspect this vessel. Neither does the United States of America or Israel. The Iranian government has made that absolutely clear, and all of us in the delegation of peace activists from Germany, France, and the United States absolutely agree with this decision. An inspection from the United Nations or the International Red Cross/Red Crescent Society would absolutely be permitted and welcomed. These are international bodies delegated for such tasks. However, allowing an inspection of this ship from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia would recognize that somehow the people of Yemen are the property of the Saudis, which they are not. Yemenis are fighting and dying to assert this fact each day.

The Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in agreement with Yemen, is shipping 2,500 tons of medical supplies on this cargo vessel. Both Iran and Yemen are sovereign countries. They have the right to interact peacefully with each other, without interference.
Saudi Arabia has no say in the matter.

The only purpose a Saudi inspection could serve would be to humiliate the Islamic Republic of Iran, or worse, to create some kind of provocation or incident. The Saudis could use the inspection of this vessel to start a scuffle with those onboard, or to plant weapons, or to issue false reports in the media about what they found onboard.

The Saudi regime, which beheads and tortures people routinely, and is currently burning the skin of Yemeni children with the chemical weapon called White Phosphorous, has no business entering this ship.

A Purely Humanitarian Mission There is no question in my mind about the absolutely humanitarian nature of this mission. I have personally looked inside the cargo areas of this ship and seen nothing but humanitarian items like band-aids, disinfectant, food, and bottled water.

All Iranian cargo ships that pass through the Gulf of Aden have two machine guns mounted on the bridge, as a mechanism for self-defense from pirates or terrorists which frequent this dangerous area.
However, because this is a special humanitarian mission these machine guns, which are on every Iranian cargo ship, were removed.

The emblem of the Red Crescent Society is prominently displayed throughout the ship, as are the Iranian and Yemeni flags.

I have spoken at length with the Red Crescent volunteers (we have plenty of time to socialize). They have told me about their previous international operations with the Red Crescent Society, traveling across the world to help those in need.

The Iranian Red Crescent Society, like all organizations which are affiliated to the International Red Cross/Red Crescent Society in Geneva, follows seven guiding principles of work. Among them are non-involvement in military operations, non-partisan delivery of aid, and volunteerism.

The Iranians would welcome the United Nations or the International Red Cross/Red Cresent to inspect this ship. But the criminal Saudi regime, and its US and Israeli allies are simply not welcome aboard.

If we have no interference, we will reach Hodiedah on Thursday, and deliver our 2,500 tons of supplies to the Yemeni people. We have recently been informed that the Saudis have already bombed the port of Hodiedah in anticipation of our arrival.

Let The Hungry Children of Yemen Live!

This Illegal, Immoral Blockade Must End!

Don’t Block The Rescue Boat!"

Candobetter.net Editor: Caleb asks that people please forward and post this message as widely as possible. Send it to the press, put it on social media, repost it anywhere you want. His internet access onboard is very limited, so PLEASE help spread the word about this humanitarian mission.

Aappendix: Other stories about Iranian vessel with relief supplies for Yemen

Iranian ship carries aid and activists into waters off Yemen (17/5/15) | Reuters, Iranian Aid Ship Nears Yemen, Raising Risk of Saudi Showdown (17/5/15) | Bloomberg, Iran aid ship to dock in Yemen Thursday, captain says (17/5/15) | The Times of Israel, Iran Challenges U.S. and Saudi Arabia by Sending Aid Ship to Rebels in Yemen (18/5/15) | Time, Saudi warplanes target UNICEF aid ships: Yemeni media (17/5/15) | PressTV, Iran's Yemen-bound aid ship enters Gulf of Aden (17/5/15) | PressTV, US-Saudi Blockade: Iran’s Yemen-Bound Aid Ship Enters Gulf of Aden (17/5/15) | PressTV/Global Research , Iran is challenging Saudi Arabia in the waters off Yemen (16/5/15) | Business Insider, Iran will protect ‘oppressed’ in Yemen, Palestine and Bahrain – Khamenei (16/5/15) | PressTV.

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Please watch and consider - this slick propaganda is now believed by all Australians who watch 60 mi

Minutes - screened at 8.30 on Sunday night and one of the most viewed programmes. And for the otherwise uninformed the 'evidence' - which they call 'proof' - is quite convincing. It draws your attention away from the key faults in any such 'analysis', particularly the question of WHY on earth would Vladimir Putin order a Russian BUK launcher to go into Donetsk specifically to shoot down a passenger plane over rebel territory? Anyone faced with that question would surely agree, whatever they think of VVP - that it would be insane - much like Assad throwing Sarin at his own people in front of UN inspectors.

So it never mentions motivation. Meanwhile it cleverly dodges round key issues - the lack of photos or reports of the BUK missile launch, and the nature of the damage to MH17. In the first case, there is a photo showing remains of a con-trail, perhaps of a smaller SAM, which someone tweeted, and Eliot H uses to 'geolocate' the origin of this on the ground - a ploughed field where they state absolutely categorically 'this is where the missile was fired from'.

As for the damage - an 'expert' shows pieces of metal with simulated shrapnel and bullet damage ( though there is no mention of the SU25 having shot the plane down with BULLETS, and we see it loosing a missile in the 15 second 'Russia says' section), but then we actually see a photo - the famous photo of the bullet riddled cockpit section - immediately after a photo of bullet perforated metal, but the way the camera pans across it allows the presenter to say that 'it clearly shows this is shrapnel damage' even as we see the round holes!!

Most notably missing is the crucial point that a BUK missile launcher cannot operate without its accompanying radar and guidance system, which is on a similar sized vehicle. CANNOT OPERATE.

Also missing of course is the report from the Russian defence team, showing the radar photos of aircraft trails, and observations about the US satellite over the area. What we have instead is a debunking of that fabricated photo which was shown on one Russian TV station of a sat photo of the missile being launched from a fighter jet. This one suspected always was a straw man, put up there by the other side. It is here presented as 'the Russian evidence'.

The last part focuses on a photo long debunked, which they say the Russians used to claim the BUK came from Ukie territory, but then show it was actually taken in Lugansk and shows the launcher returning to Russia with a missile missing. This was actually the photo the Ukies first put out and claimed it showed the launcher, which was then debunked by Russia because it had been taken in Ukie territory! Very clever Mr Higgins!

But the consequence at the end is truly disturbing - saying that the killer missile was operated by young Russian soldiers who weren't really responsible as it was Vlad Putin - and we get a demonic head shot of him to end the program.

How hard do we now have to work to tell the hopeless Australian public the truth? And just at a time when there is some light on the horizon over Donetsk and the Russian sanctions.

Having read more thoroughly this interview that you have republished with the Ukrainian soldier, I have to say that this is really a great discovery, and a shocking one. To me, it suggests collusion between Channel 9 and the Ukrainian SBU/Kiev junta, with the intent to continue and reinforce the deceit of Australians, and to continue the ‘war on Russia’ and demonisation of Putin.

It simply is not tolerable that Channel 9 gets away with putting out this truly criminal propaganda serving the 'interests' of Australia and the US and NATO. It is in fact not serving Australia's interests or those of the poor relatives of the victims of Ukraine's criminal junta - if only they knew! The testimony of this soldier brilliantly destroys all of Eliot Higgins 'open source' 'investigations', for which I assume he was paid handsomely by GCHQ and other agencies. It also makes apparent that Channel 9 cooperated with Kiev and the SBU, having copied the SBU's false claims about BUK missiles - that we had that interview with the disgusting Arseny Yatsenyuk - who proves himself a psychopathic liar yet again - shows what sort of 'coordination' there was with Kiev. It doesn't seem much of a jump to imagine that Channel 9 was actually contracted/invited/seduced into coming to Ukraine to make this stunt film, as the case for the 'Russian controlled separatists' having shot down MH17 evaporates like the mysterious BUK con-trail....

Neutron bomb dropped by IAF plane with Saudi markings...

By Gordon Duff and Jeff Smith, Editors

A video received from Yemen, believed to be taken May 20, 2015, of an explosion, when analyzed by nuclear weapons experts is, by very high probability, a neutron bomb that could only have been an Israeli attack.  The analysis:

A. Its not a conventional 2k lb bomb. It’s much bigger.

B. Its either a very large MOAB bigger than 4,000 lbs. or; ???? Max weight for an F-15 / 16 is about 2,000 lb payload per bomb rack making the deployment of a MOAB impossible.

C. Its appears to be a small neutron bomb. The size, color, lightning effect and duration of the fire ball being suspended in mid air and the very large mushroom cloud is the main give away. The CCD cameras imaging device was “scintillating” (detecting Neutrons) That is the white pixel flashes in the video. When the photo has white pixel flashes in it, that is because it is being hit by neutrons from the nuclear fireball blast. It overloads the ccd’s electronic circuit producing white flashes.

If the radiation is too high it will burn out the chip. They ha big problems with this in Japan with the Fukushima robots cameras failing due to very high radiation counts.

D. Delivery is most likely by an IDF F-16 with a Saudi paint job on the plane. They are not even hiding their use anymore, they just don’t publicly admit it and the IAEA does nothing or says nothing. That is the true war crime. The UN just ignores it unless the US, France or GB complains…….. Russia and China say nothing.

E. This is now the second known use of nukes in Yemen by Saudi Arabia…………..


Jeff Smith is a nuclear physicist and former IAEA inspector.