[Ssf] Fallujah: murder televised on TV

Dan dan at aktivix.org
Thu Nov 11 20:05:28 GMT 2004

Have you seen what else is going on around Iraq? -

US-led troops find three Iraqi contractors and an Iraqi taxi-driver in 
Falluja believed to be held as hostages

At least 17 people are killed in a car bomb in a busy Baghdad shopping area

Masked insurgents in northern Mosul attack several police stations and 
loot weapons and ammunition, before setting at least two of them on 
fire. The attacks prompt US strikes against suspected rebel targets

Kirkuk Governor Abdulrahman Mustafa escapes an assassination attempt in 
the northern city, but several people are injured in the bomb attack on 
his convoy.

Can we call it a 'descent into chaos' yet? Nah! As Laura Bush says, "I 
truly believe that Iraq is becoming a democracy." Hey, perhaps if we all 
believe enough! And anyone that doesn't believe, well... we can just 
shoot the fuckers!


dave thompson wrote:

> Hello,
> I have just witnessed a murder on tv and on Sky news
> at least, the journalist condoning the murder..
> dt
> During the battle for Fallujah, they showed a marine
> saying, “I’ve just injured one, he’s between the two
> buildings”. At that moment another marine walks over
> to the gap between the two houses, he then climbs on a
> forty four gallon drum aims his gun at the injured
> Iraqi and fires one shot.
> The Sky reporter: the veteran David Chater, whose
> report incidentially did not include the caveat, that
> it was 'compiled under U.S military restrictions' just
> says something like: 'they cannot risk suicide bombers
> blowing themselves up'
> I am writing to them for the transcript unless someone
> on here knows exactly what he said.
> So there we have it, a major crime, a wounded man
> executed and then endorsed by a British TV journalist
> And they call it a war for civilisation...
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