Archive for May 1, 2004
Guidance for the People on Top On the day when the unknown dead soldier Was buried amid gun salvos At the same midday hour From London to Singapore Between twelve two and twelve four For a full two minutes, all work stopped Simply to honor The dead Unknown Soldier But all the same Perhaps instructions [...]
Pictures of Destruction and Civilian Victims of the Anglo-American Aggression in Iraq (From March, 2003 onwards).
A soldier facing a court-martial for his role in the alleged abuse of Iraqi war prisoners says commanders ignored his requests to set out rules for treating POWs and scolded him for questioning the inmates’ harsh treatment.
TORTURE AT ABU GHRAIB, by SEYMOUR M. HERSH. American soldiers brutalized Iraqis. How far up does the responsibility go?
Abizaid Seeks Muslim Nations’ Troops for Iraq: Come and die in Iraq, he tells them.
Iraqi Prisoner Abuse Appears More Extensive
Fallujah Rejoices in Withdrawal
Names of the Detained in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
What is mot impressive about the State of Israel is that it never stops fighting terrorism. Take today: Two Palestinians, one of them eight-year-old boy, were shot dead by Israel Defense Forces troops during separate incidents in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Saturday.
Secret report from notorious Baghdad jail reveals beatings, rape and torture of prisoners by US troops
Slums razed to suit Delhi’s middle class
Dispatch from Fallujah: ‘Ninety per cent of the injured were civilians – children, old people, women – the fighters take their medicine and leave. The characteristics of the wounds suggest they are American-inflicted. We have had a lot of experience of American weapons in the past year.’
Now we’ve become the torturers, says an RAF navigator.
Warnings of abuse in Iraq’s prisons that were ignored
Shock new details of torture by US troops.
When Francis Fukuyama speaks, you may change the channel, especially when he tells the Arabs what they need to do to enter civilization.
Accused Soldiers Didn’t Know Geneva Rules. I was rather amused to read that US troops were teaching the “new” Iraqi army about human rights.
The good news: Saddam is gone. Bad news: US and UK are in charge. These are pictures of Iraqi prisoners abused by UK troops. UK patriots amused.