Several days ago, a seasoned U.N. reporter of Pakistani descent was beaten unconscious by three white men in theBrooklyn neighborhood of Park Slope.
- Haider Rizvi, a U.N. reporter and freelance journalist. He is of Pakistani descent, and was beatenunconscious by three white men in the Brooklyn neighborhood Park Slope several days ago. He currently writes for theIndo-Asian News Service, and formerly wrote for the Village Voice and the InterPress Service.
Some 200 people gathered outside the BBC in London a few days ago in a rally against press censorship. Manyprotesters wore gags to highlight British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s attempts to control the reporting of thebombing of Afghanistan. Others carried placards calling for peace.
- Mike Marqusee, member of Media Workers Against the War.