FPF-May 18th 2005 - After the Abu Ghraib pictures, [ http://tinyurl.com/2stce] the illegal invasion*, shooting, bombing, napalming [CNN*], jailing, raping, torturing and the killing of so many human beings in so many countries, the US neocons think we believe their and Rice's rant about RESPECT? - [Url.: http://tinyurl.com/bk243] -
This following story is informative enough to understand their scared rant: 'Newsweek Got Gitmo Right' - is written by Calgacus: "Contrary to White House spin, the allegations of religious desecration at Guantanamo published by Newsweek on May 9, 2005, are common among ex-prisoners and have been widely reported outside the United States.
Several former detainees at the Guantanamo and Bagram prisons have reported instances of their handlers sitting or standing on the Koran, throwing or kicking it in toilets, and urinating on it.
Prior to the Newsweek article, the New York Times reported a Guantanamo insider asserting that the commander of the facility was compelled by prisoner protests to address the problem and issue an apology. - [end quote] Pls. read more at Url.: http://tinyurl.com/cfll3
'Accuracy in Media' Urges Housecleaning at Newsweek
May 16, 2005 - WASHINGTON - Accuracy in Media (AIM)* said today that blood is on the hands of Newsweek magazine for its unsubstantiated "Koran in the toilet" story that sparked anti-American global riots. AIM editor Cliff Kincaid said that, "Sixteen people were killed and more than 100 were wounded as a result of Newsweek's rush to get this story into print. But nobody at Newsweek has been fired or even reprimanded."
Kincaid said Newsweek's correction will never catch up with the original false report and that countless Americans may die as a result.
Newsweek has also done enormous damage to the cause of democracy in the Middle East, he added.
AIM noted that Newsweek is owned by The Washington Post company and that Post chairman Donald E. Graham has a duty to clean house at the newsweekly.
Ironically, noted Kincaid, Newsweek assistant managing editor Evan Thomas has been teaching a course at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government on "the ethical, moral and practical issues that recur in news delivery."
Kincaid commented, "It looks like he flunked his own course."
Accuracy In Media (AIM) is a non-profit, grassroots citizens watchdog of the news media that critiques botched and bungled news stories and sets the record straight on important issues that have received slanted coverage. - Url.: http://tinyurl.com/b2b88
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Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s office is suppressing data, showing that the number of major resistance attacks against the US worldwide exploded from 175 in 2003 to 625 in 2004, the highest number since the Cold War began to wane in 1985. - Url.: http://tinyurl.com/c8fwd
*'The war in Iraq is illegal' says United Nation's Secretary General Kofi Annan in a BBC interview: txt+video - Url.: http://tinyurl.com/5pl2v
* CNN confirms use of Napalm by Coalition Forces - Url.: http://tinyurl.com/3ycjf
* Sued: Defense Secretary Rumsfeld Over U.S. Torture Policies: Url. http://tinyurl.com/3tgo3
* Help the troops come home! Url.: http://www.bringemhome.org - We need them badly to fight our so called 'governments' - Url.: http://www.bringthemhomenow.org/
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