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Thursday, March 12, 1998

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  • Pennsylvania Death Row Crackdown

    At least a dozen inmates at the Pennsylvania death row unit housing Mumia Abu Jamal have launched a hunger strike. They are protesting what they say are draconian new statewide regulations.

  • Agriculture Department Solicits Comments On Organinic Food Regulations

    This past December, Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman announced a proposed a new national set of standards for the burgeoning organic food industry. Simply put, the new rules aim to set a uniform national standard about what is and what is not organic.

  • California Judge Rules to Deport CIA-Iraq Collaborators

    Six Iraqis who worked in concert with the CIA in a failed plots against the regime of President Saddam Hussein have been declared threats to American national security. The Los Angeles immigration court ruling means that the Iraqis could be deported to Iraq where they face execution.