[Ssf] Fallujah: murder televised on TV
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
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:
> I have just witnessed a murder on tv and on Sky news
> at least, the journalist condoning the murder..
> 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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