While cutting back on social programs that help U.S. citizens, Uncle Sam is not a total Scrooge this holiday season. In addition to gifts for the super rich of the good 'ole USA, Israel is also receiving a Xmas bonus.
In a dispatch posted at 10:55am Mecca time Tuesday morning, Mafkarat al-Islam reported that US troops on Tuesday morning prevented teams of the Iraqi Red Crescent from coming to the aid of hundreds of villagers thrown out of their homes by the occupation forces in the area of al-Khalidiyah.
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Early 2004 I became aware of a few alarming reports about the existence of a highly active slave trade within and around Iran. I began researching the issue and soon found out that not only the barbaric and tragic problem of human trafficking and slavery exists in Iran, but that the criminal mullah’s regime profits on the sacrifice of defenseless young Iranian women and men. Based on my research, and also on the testimony of a few survivors of this heinous practice, I wrote a screenplay for a feature film entitled: - Shackles - Womankind Enchained - with the objective of shocking the world while shaming and exposing the bastards involved in this savage practice.