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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 ...

2: War Pictures Cause Yellowtimes.Org To Be Shut Down

Somebody doesn't like hearing the truth. Okay, for a second, lets scratch that and choose a slightly less politically charged term. Someone doesn't like to be disputed with alternative views, counterclaims, research and fact. Someone wants you, the ...

3: Iraq: Treatment of POWs

Amnesty International calls on the Iraqi authorities to treat United States (US) prisoners of war in full conformity with the Third Geneva Convention, following the broadcast today on Iraqi television of captured US soldiers. They should not be subjected ...

4: 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.

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 ...

6: 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.

7: 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 ...

8: Chuckman Cartoons: The Ugly Side Of War

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

9: 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.

10: Momentum Builds for New UN Peace Resolution

Demands for a UN emergency session are on the rise! 32,015 of you have written to UN Ambassadors around the world. You've sent 29,700 E-cards to friends, colleagues, fellow students, and family members. This is an extraordinary response in a very ...

11: 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 ...

12: 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 ...

13: 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 ...

14: Jason Leopold: The Reality of War Sinks In

I hope the stock market gets hammered. I hope the Iraqis set fire to as many oil fields as possible. I hope oil prices in the United States surge and shortages persist. I hope the antiwar protestors become disobedient. I hope the economy never recovers. ...

15: 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.

16: 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. ***

17: US POW Has New Zealand Citizenship

A USA based news agency has named one of the American POW’s as Sgt. James Riley, who also holds New Zealand citizenship. Riley is reported as having lived in New Zealand until the age of ten years.

18: Satellite Images: Iraq Bathed In A Winged Cloud

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

19: Identifying prisoners of war - ADF Advisory

Department of Defence is aware that some news organisations have shown images of prisoners of war (POWs) in the course of covering the events of the conflict in Iraq.

20: Scoop Images: Heavenly Skies Over Ohau

More images from Norman McKay of the environs of Lake Ohau, the most beautiful mountain village in the world, location of several Lord of The Rings location shoots, and venue for the most remarkable sunsets ever seen. Send feedback to.. Norman Mackay ...

21: Stateside: You Go, Gollum!

Well, *that* creature won't ever work in this town again. No, I don't mean Clammy G, but the lady in the beautiful gown at the Oscars who was shown mouthing "And so they should!" at Steve Martin's wisecrack that a bunch of teamsters were ...

22: Matthew Reid: Embarrassing Your Nation

The Iraqi people have a long and celebrated history. Mesopotamia, the Cradle of Civilization, has been subjugated by the most uncivil of regimes. Saddam Hussein and, to borrow a favorite phrase of the Iraqi Minister of Information, his criminal gang have left ...

23: 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: ...

24: 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.

25: David Miller : What happens After the War?

It is interesting to see that even after the onset of hostilities in Iraq, many people are still protesting about the war, even in Christchurch. I am not surprised that there is opposition to the conflict here rather that there is something more important ...

26: Tube Talk: Make (Oscar) Love, Not War

It’s Hollywood’s annual night of trash – a gratuitious love-in where ageing movie stars and the hottest young surgically enhanced starlets converge to worship their own inflated egos. The dresses, the awards, the losing nominees smiling through their ...

27: Scoop Link: One Of The U.S. POWs Is A Kiwi

Sgt. James Riley is one of five U.S. prisoners of war captured after Iraqi forces ambushed an army supply convoy around An Nasiriyah. In an interview on MSNBC, his parents said the family lived in New Zealand until Riley was 10 , then moved to Pennsauken. ...

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

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

29: All News Is Lies With SRA's John Laughland

Even by the standards of dishonesty which one has come to expect from London and Washington, the eight-month long Anglo-American political campaign against Iraq has been brazen.

30: HARD NEWS 25/03/03 - Factualities

The Concise Oxford Dictionary defines actuality as "reality; realism", or, in plural, "existing conditions". This, said the communications manager of the Arab satellite channel al-Jazeera, Jihad Ali Ballout, to Paul Holmes last night, is the essence ...

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