Thursday, March 9, 2000

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  • NATO War in Kosovo: Aftermath

    A mole at NATO headquarters is alleged to have leaked secrets of the Kosovo campaign to the Yugoslav military command. Information leaked during the first two weeks of the campaign included targets to be hit and precise flight paths, according to an internal classified report obtained by the BBC, which will air a documentary on this called "Moral Combat: NATO at War."

  • Over 150 San Francisco Youths Arrested for Holding Speak-Out in Hilton Hotel, One Sponsor of Prop. 21

    Over 150 young people were arrested last night in San Francisco after taking over the lobby of a Hilton Hotel and holding a speak out to protest passage of a juvenile justice ballot. The Hilton corporation was one of the sponsors of California Proposition 21, which was passed overwhelmingly on Super Tuesday. It will impose sweeping changes in the juvenile justice system–giving prosecutors the power to decide whether children as young as 14 are tried and jailed as adults, and limiting judges’ authority to refer children to treatment or probation rather than prison.

  • Making the Links Between Diallo Case and British Cases of Police Misconduct

    Civil rights activist Al Sharpton was ordered to spend 10 days in jail yesterday for obstructing traffic during a July 4 weekend highway sit-in against racial profiling practices by New Jersey state police.