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Tuesday, June 1, 1999

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  • War and Peace Report

    Yesterday, rescuers loaded corpses onto a truck and combed the wreckage for more at a Serbian sanatorium hit in a NATO missile strike. At least 17 people died when three missiles blasted into a clinic and geriatric ward of the Surdulica sanatorium, housing Serb elderly and refugees from the 1991-95 wars in Croatia and Bosnia, according to eyewitnesses.

  • U.S. War Crimes

    Walter J. Rockler, a Washington lawyer who was a prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal following World War II, believes that war crimes law applies to the U.S. for its bombing of Yugoslavia. In the May 23rd edition of the Chicago Tribune, Mr. Rockler says that "As justification for our murderously destructive bombing campaign in Yugoslavia, it is of course necessary for the U.S. to charge that the Serbs have engaged in inhuman conduct, and that President Slobodan Milosevic, the head Serb demon, is a war criminal almost without peer."

  • Commentary From Mumia Abu-Jamal

    Every month Democracy Now! airs "All Things Censored," commentaries written by death row prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal produced by Noelle Hanrahan of the Prison Radio Project. Recordings of Abu-Jamal’s voice have been banned by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. So each month we bring to you notable people reading his new essays. Harry Allen is a writer and rap impresario. He is the Director of the Rhythm Cultural Institute and former aide de-camps of Chuck D.