Archive for May 13, 2005
Maisons au bord d’une route, c. 1881. CÃƒÂ©zanne.
“U.S. Urges Iraqi Leader to Answer Violence: After weeks of unrelenting attacks by insurgents, U.S. officials are urging Prime Minister Ibrahim Jafari to respond with strong and decisive action or…”
“Anti-American Protests Continue: Rioting in Afghanistan has left 15 dead, causing growing worry for U.S.-backed government.”
“China’s Use of Child Labor Emerges From the Shadows”
“AIPAC spurring Congress to pass sanctions bill against Iran”
Two Palestinians in the Duhayshah refugee camp remembering the Palestine that they had left behind (not by choice) in 1948.
“Afghanistan Sees Worst Anti-U.S. Protests Since Fall of Taliban” (I thought that the people of Afghanistan are big admirers of the US government and its wars. The story of desecration of the Qur’an was written about before in the Arabic press, but the reference to it in Newsweek seems to make the most impact. But [...]
” ‘Tortured’ maid charged by Saudis” (Kudos Paul)
The interview that Gen. Michel `Awn does not want you to read or remember: (thanks to Fadi for remembering it and locating it; and thanks to Anthony for uploading it)
“Honour and martyrdom: Suicide bombing isn’t as new or alien as westerners imagine”
On the anniversary of the Zionist conquest of Palestine, this Palestinian in the Duyahshah refugee camp shows the keys to his house in Bayt `Atab from which he was evicted in 1948.