Archive for September 15, 2004
What a joke? What an unfunny joke? After more than 70 years of religious, gender, and political oppression by the House of Saud, “[t]he United States for the first time named Saudi Arabia yesterday as a country that severely violates religious freedom.
This is the work of the criminal Sudanese government and the criminal militias of the Janjawids: In Sudan, Rape’s Lasting Hurt. And the Sudanese Minister of Propaganda claims that the health conditions among the refugees is “normal” when evidence exists of some 10,000 dying per week.
“The United Nations special representative for Iraq yesterday painted a bleak picture of the situation on the ground and ruled out a large-scale return of UN personnel to Iraq.”
Fear and bias bite into falafel sales: Across the US, Middle Eastern restaurants saw sales drop dramatically as Americans spurned falafel and kebabs as the symbolic food of the terrorists.
US gives conflicting accounts of rocket attack that killed 13 dead: “The US sought yesterday to defend the two helicopter pilots who fired seven rockets into a crowd on Sunday killing 13 people and wounding 41, saying they had come under “well-aimed ground fire”. This is different from the first statement by the US military [...]
“According to the survey, the average American working woman spends twice as much time each day on housework and childcare as the average working male. He spends more time in bed, watches more television and plays more sport.”
This is Zionism: Israeli forces killed six Palestinian “militants” and four civilians yesterday.
Israel, not Iran, is wild card in explosive Middle East pack.
Glory of the British Empire is back: UK officers linked to torture jail.
The coward has spoken: “Iraq war was illegal and breached UN charter, says Annan.” (thanks Anthony).
The wars that will not stop: “US debates military strikes on ‘nuclear Iran’.”