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Wednesday, June 30, 2004

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  • Crisis in Darfur: Powell Warns Sudan to End Militia Attacks

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    Secretary of State Colin Powell traveled to Sudan yesterday where tens of thousands of black Africans have been killed in the western Darfur region and more than a million people displaced. We go to Sudan to speak with a University president and we speak with former Congressman Walter Fauntroy who was arrested for protesting outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington.[includes transcript]

  • The New Haiti: Arrest, Murder and Repression

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    We speak with Rep. Maxine Waters about the arrests of Haitian Prime Minister Yvon Neptune and prominent Haitian singer Annette Auguste (So Anne) by the new US-backed regime in Haiti. And labor leader David Welsh, who recently returned from Haiti, discusses the situation on the ground and the case of a local Haitian mayor who has been in hiding since the overthrow of democratically-elected Haitian president Jean Bertrand Aristide. [includes transcript]

  • Report: $20B of Iraq’s Oil Revenue Unaccounted For By U.S.

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    A new report finds that the U.S. handed over "power" to Iraq without properly accounting for what it has done with some $20 billion of Iraq’s own money. We speak with one of the authors of the report in British charity Christian Aid. [includes transcript]