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Fri Feb 6 2004Local Reporters in Iraq: Dispatches from the Ground
Fri Feb 6 2004Local Reporters in Iraq
Upcoming event: 3/12: From Iraq to Palestine: Making the Connections in San Francisco.
Author and peace activist Dana Visalli gave a reportback on March 5th about his trip to Iraq.
Local Bay Area independent reporters Rob Eshelman, David Martinez, and Tristan have recently been in Iraq and have been sending home dispatches of life on the ground in that ravaged country. With the climate in US-occupied Iraq becoming increasingly hostile for journalists and restrictions tightening on media access, it is more and more important that independent journalists be allowed to report on what they see and experience. Especially when it comes to accounts from soldiers overseas who are growing weary of a war they do not understand and risking their lives for freedoms they don't necessarily have.
Read Martinez's dispatches: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
Read Eshelman's dispatches: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Read Tristan's dispatches: 1 | 2 | 3 Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
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‘I Escaped Isis Rapists, But Was Forced To Leave My Baby Behind’ Thursday Mar 17th 2:07 AM
Eric See of Peace Action West talks on 'Who's who in Iraq and Syria' Wednesday Feb 10th 12:22 AM
Iraq risks losing generation due to lack of schools, healthcare Sunday Jan 3rd 3:28 AM
Support is flooding in for an Assyrian church's reopening in Baghdad Friday Nov 6th 10:19 AM
Phyllis Bennis: Understanding ISIS and the New Global War on Terror Friday Aug 14th 3:39 PM
“Yemen, ISIS, and Middle East Mayhem: What Progressives Should Know Thursday Apr 16th 9:22 PM
Iraq: Where Are We, and Where Are We Going? Saturday Mar 21st 12:46 AM
"No to US Policy of Endless War!" Protest on 12th Anniversary of U.S. Invasion of Iraq Monday Mar 2nd 10:46 AMMore News...