February 2006

By John Pilger T r u t h o u t 2/23/06

    The other day, one of my favorite cinemas closed down. The boards went up on the art-deco Valhalla in Sydney, one of the world’s best at putting out powerful, political documentaries (more…)

by Felicity Arbuthnot CommonDreams 2/26/06
Travelling in Iraq during the regime of Saddam Hussein required permits to requested destinations and often wheedling (more…)

By Andrew Restuccia The Daily Orange 2/27/06

About 20 Syracuse University students, faculty and concerned citizens gathered for a candlelight vigil to honor Dr. Rafil Dhafir (more…)

William Fisher NEW YORK, Feb 22, 2005 (IPS)

Civil libertarians are wondering if the new U.S. attorney-general, Alberto Gonzales, will continue one of the trademarks of his predecessor, John Ashcroft: razzle-dazzle news conferences announcing the arrests of terrorists, followed by trials in which no one is charged or tried for any terror-related offences.

They point to the recent case of Dr. Rafil Dhafir (more…)

February 13, 2006 Uruknet
Dahr Jamail is a highly respected independent journalist who went to Iraq in July 2003 and spent a total of eight months there (more…)

By Erin Curran The Daily Orange 2/16/05

The Brussels Tribunal, an international human rights group, recently invited Dr. Rafil Dhafir to be an honorary member of its Advisory Committee (more…)

From the New Times, a free Syracuse weekly:

By Justin Park 2/15/06

Despite having his medical license revoked last week (more…)

Winter of Discontent
By CounterPunch Wire Chicago. 21/5/06

A 34 day, liquids-only fast to end the war against and occupation of Iraq will begin in Washington, D.C. on February 15 (more…)

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