Where is Gonzalo Lira? And how is it okay that he's been missing for five days?
"Our free press" hates dissidents as much as Ukraine's Nazis do
Gonzalo Lira, the Chilean-American journalist/novelist/filmmaker, whose excellent commentaries on the Ukraine conflict (under the name Coach Red Pill) I’ve shared here, has disappeared. He has not been heard from for five days. Have the Nazis captured him? They surely would, as that is what they’ve done to many “traitors”; and Lira has been highly critical of their regime, offering reasonable analysis of Putin’s motives, and the actual success of Russia’s military operation.
Here is how the Nazis have been dealing with their enemies:
If he’s been kidnapped, and is under torture, or dead, you can blame the Daily Beast, as Lira himself has said. Watch this:
A good piece on the situation:
It would be bad enough if there were total silence over Lira’s fate. There has been no expression of concern about his welfare; and there are freaks all over “social media” now rejoicing over Lira’s disappearance—yet one more sign of the vast moral degradation caused by the flood-tide of hate-propaganda generated, and avidly absorbed, by liberals.
Whatever they think, those of us who still have democratic principles, including a belief that journalists (and that means not just “credentialed” members of the press, but anyone who seeks out, and reports, the news) should not be snatched and killed for what they tell us, must see Gonzalo Lira’s disappearance, and the barbarous response to it online, as a bad sign for all of us—as bad a sign as the ongoing detention/torture of Julian Assange, another journalist in dire condition for contradicting the official narrative.
From Scott Ritter (on Telegram):
When Belorussian authorities pulled Roman Protasevich, a blogger who
had served a combat tour in the neo-Nazi Azov battalion before working
for Radio Free Europe’s Belarus channel out of Prague, off an airplane
in May, 2021, on charges of inciting a political opposition (roughly
the equivalent of sedition), the world went crazy, accusing Belarusian
President Alexander Lukashenko of trampling on free speech.
Protasevich is alive and well, living under house arrest while
When reports emerged that Gonzo Lira, a Chilean social media
“influencer” who resided in Kharkov, Ukraine, and who published online
content critical of the Ukrainian government, was kidnapped, tortured,
and murdered by the Kraken Unit, part of the Azov battalion affiliated
with the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU), the West is silent.
Free speech isn’t a one way street. To remain silent in the murder of
Gonzo Lira is to be complicit in his death, and the deaths of all
journalists who pursue the truth, even if it runs counter to the
mainstream narrative. Critical thinking should not be a death
sentence. Unfortunately for Gonzo Lira, it seems it was.
(This is Eva Bartlett's Channel)
Nadezda Kuznetsova, Former Journalist at Московская правда:
"For those who are seeing strange activities on Telegram channels of the people who have disappeared in Ukraine and have been supposedly kidnapped by SBU or neo-Nazi formations, Ukrainian authorities can break into the Telegram account via the mobile operator if it is in Ukraine. They did it to many Ukrainian opposition members.
For instance, they have broken into and are now using Tatiana Montyan’s old verified account. ( The real Tatiana is now on the new, unverified channel.) She did apply to Pavel Durov and Telegram support team, so did thousands of her followers - no reaction.
And once again - they don't need your mobile device or even password. As long as you are using a Ukrainian mobile net. So don't be fooled seeing some unusual activity on Gonzalo Lira`s Telegram channel - it means… the activity is most likely not by him "
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This post (in German) mentions Gonzalo Lira’s disappearance, in addition to the recent disappearance of the owner of a pro-Russian YouTube Channel “Europe’s Voice” (GolosEvropi). His last video was published April 2.