Wednesday, April 28, 1999

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  • John Pilger On Yugoslavia

    Once again, NATO is acknowledging that one of its bombs missed its target and landed in a residential neighborhood in Southern Serbia. According to Serb authorities, yesterday’s attack killed at least 17 people, destroyed 50 houses and damaged 600 others in the town of Surdulica. While NATO continues to insist that it fires only on targets that are part of President Slobodan Milosevic’s Kosovo "war machine", it has so far killed civilians on at least five separate bombings. Just this past Friday, 16 employees of Serbian television and radio were killed in a NATO strike on its headquarters.

  • Racist Bombings in the UK

    As the U.S. deals with the aftermath of the Columbine High School shooting in Denver Colorado, Britain is grappling with a campaign of racial violence that is targeting people of color.

  • Racial Profiling in the US

    New York City has agreed to pay $2.75 million to a man who said he was beaten on his way to work by at least five police officers because they said he fit the profile of a black suspect they were seeking. Despite the large settlement with the man, 42-year-old Harold Dusenbury, the city has admitted no wrongdoing in the 1996 case.

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