Archive for March 2, 2004
All This Talk of Civil War, Now This By ROBERT FISK
Full text: China’s Human Rights Record of the US in 2003
The inspector’s final report
Egypt: Crackdown on Homosexual Conduct Exposes Torture Crisis (thanks S. and Nadya).
I detect Wahhabi hands in the horrific attacks on Iraqi Shi`ites
N. Korean Women Find Life of Abuse Waiting in China: Many Refugees Sold Into Sex Trade. I just wish that the US press shows the same vigilance in covering sexism right here in the US.
Nobody dares to stop it: Israel has stepped up the pace of settlement building
Filipino islanders blame GM crop for mystery sickness
The Arab World’s Scientific Desert
I love this headline from the 1st page of today’s New York Times: Iraqis Receive U.S. Approval of Constitution. What democracy.
Transcript of my last Al-Jazeera appearance.
A former US national security adviser who served in the administration of the first president Bush, warned today that the war in Iraq threatens to grind on for years like the Vietnam conflict.
Department of Denial
Showing great political courage, UN steps in right on time to make sure that lives are saved: Iraq had no WMD after 1994 UN now says.
UN Spying and Evasions of American Journalism (thanks Norman)
Were We All Wrong About Pakistan, Too? Yes.
Profiles in Cowardice: Democratic presidential candidates answer a question: (notice that even Sharpton is changing his tune on this too): (thanks Michael and Kyle for transcript) RATHER: Congressman, what I need to do is to point out that we need a two-minute drill here now. We’re inside the two-minute mark. If we have a two-minute [...]
As I am still on the road (returning tonight). May somebody out there find the transcript of Sunday’s CBS Democratic Debate in New York? I want to post the answers to the question about the Israeli separation barrier. Thanks.
The Pride of Bush: A new study by a UK research company puts the occupied Iraqi capital last of 215 cities it profiled throughout the world.
Amnesty accuses Libya of serious human rights violations. But US govt now believes that Libyan govt is cute when it violates human rights.