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1: Images: U.S.Troops In Iraq Sexual Abuse Photos

*** WARNING: This page contains graphic images of sexual abuse seemingly being committed by US Troops against Iraqi civilians and POWs. While images have been edited to remove sexually explicit details, many of the images remain highly offensive. Please view ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0405/S00001.htm


2: Photo-Essay 1: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00258.htm


3: Why Not Just Genetically Engineer Women For Milk?

MAdGE (Mothers Against Genetic Engineering in Food and the Environment) today launched a highly controversial billboard campaign in Auckland and Wellington to provoke public debate about the social and cultural ethics of genetic engineering in New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0310/S00003.htm


4: AI Condemns Killing Of Abducted Journalist

Amnesty International condemns the killing of Wall Street Journal journalist Daniel Pearl who had been abducted on 23 January in Karachi and held hostage since then. A video showing his beheading was received by Pakistani and US officials on Thursday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0202/S00098.htm


5: Scoop Feedback: Death and Casualty From Iraq

The following feedback has been received from Scoop readers in response to our decision to publish graphic pictures from Al Jazeera showing the true horror of war.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00265.htm


6: Images: Lord Of The Rings Exhibition At Te Papa

In anticipation of the release of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, the central instalment in writer/director/producer Peter Jackson's epic trilogy based on the J.R.R. Tolkien masterpiece, Te Papa proudly announces a world exclusive and a bold ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00234.htm


7: Firas Al-Atraqchi: Zarqawi Be Damned

Nicholas Berg screamed. He screamed when he saw the sword brandished in the hands of one of his captors. He screamed when he was pushed down on the ground and his held pulled back, ready for the slaughter.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0405/S00124.htm


8: Full Coverage: Iraq's Abu Ghraib Torture Scandal

Ivan Eland: Who Should Be Held Responsible? - If the torture and abuse of Iraqi prisoners by U.S. military personnel is revolting, almost as shocking is the reaction of American politicians to the scandal. Under political pressure, President Bush ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0405/S00130.htm


9: Bush Condemns Brutal Execution of Nicholas Berg

THE PRESIDENT: I want to express my condolences to the family and friends of Nicholas Berg. Nicholas Berg was an innocent civilian who was in Iraq to help build a free Iraq. There is no justification for the brutal execution of Nicholas Berg -- no justification ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0405/S00126.htm


10: Photo-Essay 2: Tell Us Is This Liberation?

GRAPHIC IMAGES MAY DISTURB: The purpose of information sharing is to empower individuals to make informed choices. If publishing these images causes those, who would support more killing to consider their decisions, then publishing is justified.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00005.htm


11: A Chance To Meet Mary-Kate And Ashley In LA

The ZM radio network in association with the mary-kateandashley brand is searching for New Zealand's biggest Mary-Kate and Ashley fan! The winner and two companions will get to meet the most famous teenagers on the planet in their home city, Los ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0310/S00118.htm


12: Time Travel Is Source Of World Religions

News Advice Public Release due June 1st 2004 Time Travel Is Source Of World Religions: Major implications

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0405/S00024.htm


13: 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


14: Photo-Essay 2: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00259.htm


15: Questions for Oral Answer - Thursday, 13 May 2004

1. GERRY BROWNLEE to the Minister of Police: Does he stand by his answers to written questions 9586 (2003) and 13029 (2003), and his response to an Official Information Act request to the Office of the Leader of the Opposition dated 8 December 2003, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0405/S00265.htm


16: Iraq Mass Graves Field Report – includes video

Several weeks have elapsed since the end of hostilities and people continue to dig in search of their loved ones. The horror of the past is beginning to surface in the form of mass graves which continue to be uncovered throughout the country. In ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0305/S00209.htm


17: David Miller: Israel’s ‘Decapitation’ Strike

Last year, this column wrote that Israel’s deployment of F-16 fighters to attack leading Palestinian militants marked a significant development in the conflict between the two sides.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0403/S00257.htm


18: Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 12 May 2004

1 Modern Apprenticeships—Target 2 Algerian Refugee—Resettlement 3 Mâori Issues—Advocacy 4 Foreshore and Seabed Bill—Compliance Costs 5 Primary Health Care Strategy—Reports 6 Fisheries, Minister—Achievements

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0405/S00252.htm


19: Scoop Continues To Publish Reality Of War Images

Editorial: Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage of this US invasion of Iraq will not be censored nor sanitised. Let us consider why this is so.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00261.htm


20: Public Address 13/05/04 - One Big Blog

So a billion dollars' work has been lopped off Auckland's Eastern Corridor proposal because there's no apparent way of paying for it. It's hard to credit that when John Banks announced the big plan last year he was trumpeting a new harbour tunnel to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0405/S00129.htm


21: Photo-Essay 3: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00260.htm


22: Full Text: The Taguba Report On Iraq Prison Abuse

Assessment of DoD Counter-Terrorism Interrogation and Detention Operations In Iraq (MG Miller's Assessment).................. 8

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0405/S00122.htm


23: 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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00228.htm


24: Ernest Partridge: How To Beat A Fixed Election

A win over the Bushevik regime is not impossible, but it will be difficult and it will require considerable persistence and initiative.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0405/S00131.htm


25: Torture in Iraq And Politicians' Reactions

If the torture and abuse of Iraqi prisoners by U.S. military personnel is revolting, almost as shocking is the reaction of American politicians to the scandal. Under political pressure, President Bush grudgingly apologized only after the apologies ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0405/S00122.htm


26: The Crimes at Abu Ghraib Are Not the Worst

Recent days have been hectic ones for the Supreme Rulers in Washington, D.C. President George W. Bush and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld have ceased their accustomed swaggering, put on their most somber faces, and issued one apology after another ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0405/S00096.htm


27: IRAQ: Detained Children Abuse Allegations Surface

The United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF) is profoundly disturbed by news reports alleging that children might have been among those abused in detention centres and prisons in Iraq, a spokesman said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0405/S00117.htm


28: UQ Wire: New Israeli Moving Van Mystery

Two Israelis driving a moving van were arrested in Tennessee last Saturday after leading police on a high-speed chase, marking at least the third time since 9/11 that Israelis in moving vans suspected of espionage in the U.S. have been taken into ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0405/S00109.htm


29: Sierra Leonean War Crimes Trials Begin 3 June

The joint war crimes trial of three leaders of Sierra Leone's now-defunct civilian militia, which was active during the West African country's 10-year civil war, is set to start on 3 June, the Special Court for Sierra Leone said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0405/S00120.htm


30: An ominous sign for Labour

Shock. Horror. National’s inevitably messy, but in the circumstances not too messy, public disposal of the Creech Report on the country’s anti-nuclear stance had been undone by ill-judged remarks by the inexperienced MP from Rangitikei.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0405/S00100.htm

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