Archive for October 27, 2004
Let it be noted. I will not shed a tear over the death of Yasir `Arafat. This has been a lousy leader who has spent his career trying to please Arab royalty, Israel, and the US, and failing miserably in his efforts. He is responsible for the massive corruption in the PLO and the PA, [...]
Seymour Hersh: Man On Fire.
C.I.A. Is Accused of Delaying Internal Report.
Public Opinion Poll Indicates Iraqis Favor Kerry over Bush (their “liberator”) in U.S. Presidential Race.
Guantanamo Bay Britons sue US officials for Ã‚Â£22m.
This is the most fair and most balanced article about the campaign against my dear friend Joseph Massad at Columbia. It has just appeared in NY Jewish Week magazine.
US claims that it is concerned about the extension of the term of the Lebanese president, but is not concerned at all about the renewal of the term of the Tunisian dictator. Help support American dictators, NOW.
“The Israeli army on Tuesday arrested an officer accused of repeatedly shooting a 13-year-old Palestinian girl point-blank to make sure she was dead, as his soldiers pleaded with him to stop. A preliminary hearing by army commanders had cleared the officer, but further investigation by military police raised suspicions that he gave false testimony, an [...]
“Liberated” Iraq is deadliest country for journalists.
Iraqi puppet prime minister/car bomber/former Saddam’s henchman/embezller-in-Yemen is critical of US. The puppet shall be replaced with another puppet (no moustache allowed).
Fighters in Congo have raped at least 40,000 women and girls in the past six years, yet the country’s crippled health service can offer the victims little help.
I know. The Joseph Massad–Academic Freedoms’ petition cannot be reached now. I do not know why. I do not know whether it was hacked. Keep checking.
“BBC World Service and Global News director Richard Sambrook on Tuesday took the U.S. news nets to task on their own turf for “wrapping themselves in the flag” and not asking the tough questions about the Bush administration’s reasons for going to war in Iraq.”
Full text: Amnesty International Report. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: Human dignity denied; Torture and accountability in the Ã¢â‚¬Ëœwar on terrorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢.
Global ranking of press freedoms: East Asia and Middle East have worst press freedom records.
Clinton, Campaigning in Florida, Calls Kerry a Stalwart Friend of Israel.