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Yesterday’s top 29 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Scoop Images: U.S. POWs Shown On Al Jazeera TV

An unknown group of U.S. soldiers have been captured by Iraqi forces. The U.S. mainstream media has not shown footage of the event, even though they have shown footage of Iraqi POWs. Apparently there are five U.S. soldiers captured, and an unknown number ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00212.htm


2: Scoop Photo-Essay: Swiss Police Attack School-Kids

Scoop broke the news – Here is photo-coverage of hundreds of Swiss school children being fired upon by riot police outside the US Mission in Geneva. The attack, witnessed by workers from the nearby World Health Organization, was unprovoked.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00185.htm


3: Swiss Police Attack Anti-War Protesting Children

Exclusive Breaking News – Hundreds of Swiss school children have been fired upon by riot police outside the US Mission in Geneva. The attack, witnessed by workers from the nearby World Health Organization, was unprovoked.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00174.htm


4: Al Jazeera TV Statement on Bin Laden Tape

Al Jazeera Satellite Channel received Tuesday evening 11th of February 2003 an An audio tape carrying a message from the leader of Al Qaeda Osama Bin Laden.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0302/S00132.htm


5: UQ Wire: A Very Odd Incident At LaGuardia Airport

White powder and gas mask are found in luggage, but Israeli woman not detained and allowed to board plane to Texas. - The Texas FBI won't return calls asking if the woman has actually been interviewed. - The powder tests positive for anthrax, then ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00211.htm


6: He Really Shouldn't Have Said That, Should He?

Not content with moves to restrict short selling, to allow companies to break rules applying to share buybacks, to sell their currency, and to mobilize state pension monies massively to move the Nikkei off yet another 20-odd year low, the Japanese ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00181.htm


7: Chuckman Cartoons: The Ugly Side Of War

Four web-only cartoons from Canadian commentator and cartoonist John Chuckman …

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00210.htm


8: Scoop Images: Kuwait And Iraq Satellite Images

Image of Kuwait and Iraq taken today by the NOAA Modis satellite imagery programme. Each image below zooms in closer on the head of the Gulf, and a larger version of each image can be viewed by clicking on the images. Scoop will post follow up images ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00189.htm


9: WTO, War and Globalisation: Forever New Frontiers

Forever New Frontiers could be the motto for the world’s self-styled globocop. From Plan Colombia in Central America to Operation Balikatan here in the Philippines, from the roundups and detention of Middle Eastern and Asian immigrants across America ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00213.htm


10: Priest Crosses US Consul Office With His Blood

Today two Christians, a Dominican priest and a member of the Catholic Worker movement, made a cross with their own blood on the floor of the U.S. Consul’s office, after reading to him the following statement.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00216.htm


11: UQ Wire: Now, I Am the Terrorist

Now, I Am the Terrorist By William Rivers Pitt From: http://truthout.org/docs_03/032303A.shtml t r u t h o u t | Perspective Friday 21 March 2003

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00204.htm


12: Marc Ash: Is Baghdad Burning?

Fifty-eight years ago Adolf Hitler stood as "commander in chief" of the most powerful and ruthless military machine on earth, but his world was crumbling around him.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00209.htm


13: Advisory On Coverage of POWs and Deceased

Out of respect for the families and consistent with the principles of the Geneva Conventions: 1) We request news organizations not air or publish recognizable images or audio recordings that identify POWs.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00341.htm


14: Satellite Images: Iraq Bathed In A Winged Cloud

Image taken by the NASA MODIS satellite Terra 01/28/03 07:50 UTC

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0301/S00148.htm


15: Rumsfeld Interview with Tim Russert, NBC

Russert: Good morning. America is at war, and this is a special live two-hour edition of Meet the Press. With us, for his first interview since the war began, the man who runs the Pentagon, the secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00340.htm


16: Scoop Images: The Last Iraq War Looked Like This

A few days after the end of the Gulf ground war, an American soldier inspects the carbonized bodies of Iraqi soldiers killed when their convoy of vehicles was bombed and strafed by Allied aircraft as the convoy attempted to retreat from Kuwait back ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0301/S00125.htm


17: Eco-Economy: Economic Perspective On The War

*** It's Not About Oil Or Iraq. It's About The US And Europe Going Head-To-Head On World Economic Dominance. ***

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00182.htm


18: Iraq: Treatment of prisoners of war

Amnesty International is calling on all parties to the war to treat prisoners of war in full conformity with the Third Geneva Convention, following broadcasts of captured Iraqi and US soldiers, and to declare their willingness to refer alleged ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00343.htm


19: Scoop Feedback: Looking For A Dead Person

Hi! The police of Geneva is looking for the dead person it is supposed to have killed, according to your web site. Can you help us?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00203.htm


20: A Vietnam-era Dad Talks to His Protesting Son

A Vietnam-era Dad Talks to His Protesting Son By Bernard Weiner The Crisis Papers

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00208.htm


21: Norma Sherry: The Real American Peace Movement

There's a huge misconception being proliferated in the media about war protestors. I've read that these misguided seekers of peace don't support our service men and women; that they are the fringe of society; misfits that jump on every anti-American ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00207.htm


22: Cops Gather Intelligence at Anti-War Protest

Photo-Essay: [Part 5] Police began gathering intelligence on those taking part in anti-war protests in auckland, New Zealand this afternoon when approximately 10,000 people of all ages and races took part in a protest march against this latest US-Led ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00200.htm


23: Zimbabwe: New And Dangerous Phase Of Repression

Amnesty International is deeply concerned by the increasing scale of arbitrary detentions and for the safety of several hundred people including officials and supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) taken into custody in Zimbabwe ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00338.htm


24: POV: Friends and Acquaintances and Borders Defined

Point of View: After taking time out to finish her first novel, Bathing Naked, Barbara Sumner Burstyn couldn’t resist returning to print to reply to this letter from an LA based American acquaintance.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00214.htm


25: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

Priest Crosses US Consul Office With His Blood - Images Of U.S. Prisoners From Al Jazeera - Four Biting Anti-War Cartoons From John Chuckman - William Rivers Pitt: Burning Baghdad - Marc Ash: Paris In WWII Compared Baghdad 2003 - The Peace Debate: ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00217.htm


26: Secretary Rumsfeld Interview with Al Jezeera

Q: I'll start in Arabic introducing you -- Secretary Rumsfeld, thank you very much for letting us, giving us this opportunity. Let me start first with the question that of course any journalist in Washington would ask you about, how is your assessment ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00105.htm


27: Twelve Americans Missing Following Ambush

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2003 – Twelve American soldiers are unaccounted for following actions around the Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, U.S. Central Command officials said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00351.htm


28: Photo-Essay: USA-UK-Australia-Spain Blitzkrieg

American and British air forces unleashed a crippling aerial assault on Baghdad last night setting Baghdad ablaze. There is no estimate of how many people are dead nor injured.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00195.htm


29: Undernews: Following The War

AND NOW THE NEWS MODELS AT CNN lift up the shell and - whadayaknow? - it's not Adolph Hitler under there at all but just some dispirited, ill-trained and ill- motivated Iraqis in soldiers' uniforms looking to surrender.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00202.htm


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