Information Clearing House Archive Part 7 April 27-30 2005

30 April 2005 — Information Clearing House

[I’ve been archiving ICH digests since early 2003. Unfortunately, an unknown number of the links are now dead, so I can’t guarantee that the link will take you where you want to go. WB]

Information Clearing House Digest
April 27-30 2005
Date: Tues, 30 Apr 2005

Charge Him or Release Him
Jose Padilla : U.S. Citizen Imprisoned Without Trial or Charges for 2 Years and 327 Days


Robert Fisk: 110 per cent of the vote: Long live our democracy.

Let’s hope the Arabs embrace our glorious traditions. Continue reading

Media Lens: Manufactured Consensus – The Sun and Saddam Hussein

30 April 2005 — Media Lens

How Anti-War Dissidents Are Singled Out For Attack

Just over one year ago, British journalists and politicians were fulminating over photographs published in the Daily Mirror that appeared to show Iraqi prisoners being abused by British soldiers. The British military, it was claimed, now possessed incontrovertible proof that the pictures were fake. Mirror editor, Piers Morgan – a fierce opponent of the war – was condemned far and wide for inciting additional hatred of British troops in Iraq, so putting their lives at risk. The Daily Mail’s Melanie Phillips said on BBC’s Newsnight programme:

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