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Iraq: Expulsions of Kirkuk Region Minorities Continue (english)
26 Mar 2003
“Iraq has used systematic intimidation, harassment, and discrimination to make the lives of Kirkuk´s minorities intolerable. The government´s clear intent is to ‘Arabize´ this key oil-producing region by force and repression.”
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Northern Iraq Soil Reveal Nerve Gas (english)
26 Mar 2003
Scientific First: Soil Samples Taken from Bomb Craters in Northern Iraq Reveal Nerve Gas - Even Four Years Later
For the first time ever, scientists have been able to prove the use of chemical weapons through the analysis of environmental residues taken years after such an attack occurred. In a development that could have far-reaching consequences for the enforcement of the chemical weapons treaty, soil samples taken from bomb craters near a Kurdish village in northern Iraq by a team of forensic scientists have been found to contain trace evidence of nerve gas, GB, also known as Sarin, as well as mustard gas.
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Threat of War Crimes in Iraq Calls for Strong U.S. Message (english)
26 Mar 2003
The armed men barged into Jamaluddin's home late one evening, beating the elderly man unconscious before going after his wife and daughter. The daughter was raped three times. Later, the soldiers raped her mother five times.
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Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan (english)
26 Mar 2003
The Iraqi government continued to commit widespread and gross human rights violations, including the extensive use of the death penalty and the extrajudicial execution of prisoners, the forced expulsion of ethnic minorities from government-controlled areas in the oil-rich region of Kirkuk and elsewhere, the arbitrary arrest of suspected political opponents and members of their families, and the torture and ill-treatment of detainees.
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The War on Women (english)
26 Mar 2003
After the Sept. 11 attacks, the U.S. government threw its full energies into combating terrorism emerging from militants in the Islamic world. But it has done little to expose and condemn the ways some states are using radical interpretations of Islamic law, or Shariah, to subordinate and exclude women. The U.S. should be equally concerned about the consequences of these interpretations on Muslims as well as non-Muslims.
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Cash check! (english)
26 Mar 2003
Decapitation Attack
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Dear Mom (english)
26 Mar 2003
Dear Mom,

It's really your decision to march if you want to or not. You are the one
who has to decide if what we are doing out here is right or not. My
opinion is not yours.
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Emailing our troops (english)
26 Mar 2003
http://anyservicemember.navy.mil/

Since letter writing to "any service member" is no longer possible due to
security risks, use the above link to email service members of all branches.
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US Bashing (english)
26 Mar 2003
Bear with me folks and read this to the end! It will give you a very different perspective on all of the US bashing that is going on!
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Fleischer: Rape of POWs 'not worth mentioning' (english)
26 Mar 2003
At today's White House news briefing, WND asked
presidential press secretary Ari Fleischer about the
Iraqis' holding of a female United States soldier as a
prisoner of war and how it relates to the issue of women
in combat.
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