The BBC and Iraq Ten Years On By David McQueen

2 April 2013 — New Left Project

The tenth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq was marked in Baghdad with a wave of deadly bombings that killed at least sixty people and injured over two hundred. In Britain the anniversary brought on a wave of retrospectives and handwringing recollections by the likes of the BBC’s John Simpson. Simpson and other media pundits who gave credence to the government’s claims on WMD a decade ago have yet to apologise for their role in building the case for invasion. Continue reading

VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 1 April 2013: Dying prisoner treated cruelly by Israeli doctors over many years

1 April 2013 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Settlers Attack A Child In Jerusalem
IMEMC – Monday April 1, 2013, The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, reported that a group of settlers attacked a Palestinian child in Ash-Sharaf neighborhood as he was heading to school, causing various injuries that required hospitalization. …

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