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text Israel to fight World Court's jurisdiction by alj
Israel plans to challenge officially the World Court's right to rule on whether it should tear down an apartheid wall it is building seizing and cutting off parts of the occupied West Bank into Israel....
Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2004 1:03PM
text Mexico Case Study Complete: Poor women worse off after NAFTA by Women's Edge Coalition
The case study provides, for the first time, an accurate and quantifiable picture of how NAFTA affected women differently from men, and shows that the negative consequences of trade agreements often have an even greater impact on poor women....
Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2004 12:00PM
text Day One at the World Social Forum in India by J. Pupovac
Over one-hundred and twenty thousand delegates of the "world's second superpower" converged today at this historic international gathering of those who believe that the current rules of economic globalization are creating a future of war, inequality and environmental degradation and that “a better world is possible.”...
Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2004 11:58AM
text How The US Media Treats Post-Saddam Iraq by faiza (reposted)
Break past the media lies and spin and read from real Iraqis just trying to get by as the war rages around them....
Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2004 11:57AM
text Open Letter to San Francisco area IndyMedia by Susan Shocks
The recent split betewwn sf.indymedia and indybay leaves me, as a naive but sincere reader, with one question. Which site should I visit?...
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2004 8:06PM
text Human rights groups: US may be guilty of “collective punishment” war crime in Iraq by wsws
US military forces in Iraq appear to be committing war crimes by detaining the relatives of suspected insurgents and demolishing their homes, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW), the international human rights organization....
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2004 6:17PM
text 1/17 Urgent Update from Kate Raphael by Kate Raphael
Well, the hearing in my case today did not go well. The judge felt I was acting in bad faith and had, in fact, only thought about making Aliyah after signing the agreement to leave on the 17th. Gaby (attorney) thinks it is important that people fax the Minister of Interior, preferably by Sunday morning but after is still good....
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2004 11:28AM
text US casualties in Iraq rise to 500 by beeb
Three US soldiers and two Iraqis have been killed in a bomb attack on a patrol north of the capital Baghdad, the US military says....
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2004 11:03AM
text Death beat goes on in Iraq by jamie
TIKRIT, Iraq - The number of American service members who have died in the Iraq conflict since war started last March reached 500 Saturday after a roadside bomb exploded near Baghdad, killing three U.S. soldiers and two Iraqi civil defense troopers....
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2004 9:06AM
text Kurds Head Towards Separation Up North by Hilmi Toros via antiwar.com
Recent developments in Northern Iraq may lead to the division of post-Saddam Iraq along ethnic lines....
Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2004 12:00PM
text 100,000 In Bombay For 2004 World Social Forum by DN (repost)
As the World Social Forum kicks off in India, Democracy Now goes to Bombay to speak with an independent reporter about the international movement against globalization....
Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2004 11:45AM
text U.S. Accused of Lying About Its Troops Killing Journalists in Iraq by DN (repost)
Reporters Without Frontiers has issued a new report titled "Two Murders And a Lie" examining the Pentagon's handling of the killing by the U.S. of two foreign journalists at the Palestine Hotel in Iraq on April 8....
Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2004 11:44AM
text How the US is trying to make it so it can keep troops in Iraq for years by Raed (repost)
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Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2004 11:11AM
text On The Opression Of Women In Occupied Iraq by Salam Pax (reposted)
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Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2004 12:30AM
text Portland IMC responds to SF Indymedia Conflict by reposter
Portlands response to whats going on...
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 7:39PM
text The SHORTWAVE REPORT 1/16/04 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, China, Russia, and Cuba....
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 5:14PM
text SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS — Behind the handshakes lies resistance by PWW (repost)
George W. Bush’s handlers tried to prepare a soft-landing for him during his Jan. 12-13 trip to Monterrey, Mexico, but they failed. The announcement of a new immigration proposal was mainly geared for the 2004 elections, but the timing of the announcement was planned to smooth over rough relations between the U.S. and Latin America, in particular with the host of the Special Summit of the Americas, Mexican President Vicente Fox....
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 4:10PM
text Economic crisis, threats of Jihad, and more violence in Iraq by dahr (reposted)
Dahr Jamail is a freelance journalist and political activist from Anchorage, Alaska. He has come to Iraq to bear witness and write about how the US occupation is affecting the people of Iraq, since the media in the US has in large part, he believes, failed to do so....
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 3:28PM
text audio from the press conference protesting Bush's planned wreath laying on MLK's tomb by atlanta indymedia (repost)
Audio from the press conference protesting Bush's planned wreath laying on the crypt of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. scheduled to happen the next day- Dr King's birthday. The press conference, organized by Rev. Tim MacDonald, president, Concerned Black Clergy, drew a diverse crowd featuring speakers from organizations including: Women's Action for New Directions (WAND), Physicians for Social Responsibility, Jobs with Justice, and the Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition. After the press confere...
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 1:26PM
text Iraqi women protest proposed changes to family laws by things getting worse
BAGHDAD (AFP) - About 100 Iraqi women led by a minister protested in central Baghdad against a Governing Council proposal to scrap the secular family affairs code and place it under Muslim religious jurisdiction....
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 12:49PM