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Russian court to hear plea for files on vanished Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg

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Sweden has officially declared Wallenberg, whose memorial bust is seen here in a Moscow park, to be dead

Russia on Thursday set a
hearing date next month for descendants of Swedish diplomat Raoul
Wallenberg, who vanished after being jailed in the Stalin-era USSR, as
they sue the security service for access to its archive.

Wallenberg
used his diplomatic powers to help thousands of Jews flee
Nazi-controlled Hungary during World War II and has been compared to
Germany’s Oskar Schindler.
After
the Soviets entered Budapest just before the end of World War II he was
jailed in the notorious headquarters of the secret police in Moscow and
his family have spent decades trying to learn the truth about his
eventual fate.
On Thursday,
representatives for the FSB security service and a lawyer for
Wallenberg’s relatives held talks at Moscow’s Meshchansky district
court, which announced the first hearing in the case on September 18.
Wallenberg’s
niece Marie Dupuy last month filed a lawsuit against the FSB demanding
full access to its files on his case after it rejected requests or
handed over incomplete documents.
“There are still many shadowy areas in the fate of Raoul Wallenberg. His relatives want to know the whole truth,” the family’s lawyer Darya Sukhikh told journalists in Moscow on Thursday.
The
family particularly wants to gain access to lists of prisoners held in
the secret police headquarters in Moscow, known as the Lubyanka, as well
as to transcripts of interrogations and information on prisoner
transfers, Sukhikh said.
At initial talks
on Thursday the FSB “was not ready to present its position” and the
court postponed the case to next month, when “there will probably be a preliminary hearing, an initial exchange of arguments,” the lawyer said.
In
1957, the Soviet Union released a document saying Wallenberg had been
jailed in the Lubyanka and died of heart failure on July 17, 1947.
In
2000 the head of a Russian investigative commission conceded Wallenberg
had been shot and killed by secret police in the Lubyanka in 1947 for
political reasons, but declined to be more specific or to cite hard
evidence.
Last year Sweden officially declared Wallenberg dead, but his body has never been returned to his family.

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L. A Prisoners Infect Themselves With Coronavirus To Get Early Release (VIDEO)

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A group of silly L.A area prison inmates were very eager to contract the dreaded coronavirus .

They attempted this because they believed that would trigger their ticket out of prison.

According to the L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva who made the startling revelation Monday, said about twenty-four (24) inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic attempted (and somewhat succeeded, apparently) to infect themselves way back in mid-April 2020.

The Sheriff revealed that their department saw an increase in spike in confirmed cases out of nowhere.

He said that when they investigated, they found a high number of inmates living in one block of the prison appeared to be deliberately trying to infect each other with COVID-19 any way they could from behind bars.

When Alex Villanueva played the surveillance footages he and his team combed through carefully , and it showed several inmates hanging out in a common area and passing around what Alex described as a hot cup of water, as well as one face mask they’d each put on all in hopes of getting sympathy from a judge to spring them from the facility and let them go home.

But it turns out, their little ploy worked but, only halfway.

Villanueva reported that 21 of the inmates (out of 50 in the block) caught the ‘Coronavirus.

“What they won’t catch is a break” said the Sheriff.

Watch the Video HERE

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: 12 Year Old Albino Girl Suffers Eye Problems After Hawking Veggies In Abuja (PHOTOS)

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A very sad Facebook post greeted Nigerians from Abuja showing a 12 year old Albino Girl Grace, who started developing sight problems after Hawking Veggies under the scorching sun in Abuja.

The Facebook post stated that the little girl was asked to hawk the veggies by her aunt whom she lives with.

Below are the Screenshots of the Facebook post:

This sad news has sparked an outrage by well meaning individuals who spoke against such cruelty and insensitivity of the said girl’s aunt.

what do you think of this? Drop your comments below.

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“Buhari is Made In London” – Reno Omokri Blasts Presidency On Nigerian Made Products

The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced.

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The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced. Many Nigerians have tagged it a harsh move that is insensitive and inhumane but moreso, Reno Omokri has singled out signals of hypocrisy in the President of Nigeria by outlining certain traits of family moves of the President that shows that he(Buhari) as the No.1 citizen has no regards for anything made in Nigeria but yet wants other Nigerians to embrace Nigerian made goods.

Reno Omokri ‘s tweet reads:

His kids schooled in England. His wife just returned from a 3 month UK stay. His daughter gave birth to his grandchild in Spain (made in Spain), yet
@MBuhari
, who is London, wants us to patronise made in Nigeria!

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