Tony Blair’s Emirates dictatorship money

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This video says about itself:

The Stream – UAE bloggers on trial for speaking out online

10 October 2011

As five pro-reform bloggers face a prolonged trial for criticising the government of the United Arab Emirates, what is the future of democracy in that country?

The Stream speaks with Dr. Abdul Khaleq Abdullah, professor of political science at Emirates University and Thabet Al-Qaissieh, an Emirati blogger.

From telesUR TV in Venezuela:

Tony Blair Being Paid by Emirates to Advise Colombia on Mining

The former prime minister has earned up to $150m since leaving office by advising the UAE and numerous other governments. A new report released Sunday has revealed questionable details about Tony Blair’s contracts with the Colombian government. According to revelations by Britain’s Telegraph newspaper, the Colombian government hired Mr. Blair to advise it on how it will spend US$3 billion earned in mining deals. However…

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