Thursday, October 8, 1998

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  • Congressmembers Call for End to Iraqi Sanctions

    Forty-four members of Congress began a campaign this week calling for a halt to the economic sanctions against Iraq and have signed a letter to President Clinton asking him to strengthen military sanctions and to eliminate non-military sanctions.

  • Jubilee 2000 Activists Rally Around Debt Crisis

    The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank held their annual meeting in Washington, DC this week. Also gathering in DC were members of various groups from around the world concerned with the debt crisis. They gathered under the banner of the Fifty Years Is Enough campaign. Among them were members of the human rights group Jubilee 2000.