Friday, October 6, 2000

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  • Yugoslavia Enters New Era

    In Belgrade Yugoslavia, thousands of people continue to occupy the streets. They are claiming victory in bringing down the government of Slobodan Milosevic. This follows a major uprising yesterday in the capital city that saw more than a half a million people attacking institutions of the ruling coalition, taking over state run media and declaring Vojislav Kostunica the new president of Yugoslavia.

  • What Is Dick Cheney Doing in Burma?

    A US federal district court has concluded that Halliburton, the oil services giant of VP candidate Dick Cheney, helped to build the notorious Yadana gas pipeline in Burma. The Court concluded that the Yadana pipeline consortium knew of and benefited from forced labor and the other human rights crimes committed by the Burmese military on behalf of the project.