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Monday, February 28, 2005

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  • Chaos and Bloodshed Grip Haiti One Year After the Coup

    Haiticoupanniversary

    One year ago today, the democratically-elected government of Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was overthrown in what he called a modern-day kidnapping in the service of a coup d’etat backed by the United States. We go back and take a look at the events surrounding the coup and we look at the chaos and bloodshed that have gripped the country over the past year. [includes rush transcript]

  • The Haiti Coup One Year Later: A Look Back at the U.S. Role in the Overthrow of Aristide

    Aristidejb5

    On the first anniversary of the coup in Haiti, we look back at Democracy Now!'s exclusive broadcast when President Jean-Bertrand Aristide went on camera for the first time to charge the U.S. kidnapped him and overthrew his government. We also broadcast the interview of his bodyguard Franz Gabriel who describes the events surrounding Aristide's ouster. [includes rush transcript]

  • Intelligence Inc: The Privatization of U.S. Interrogations at Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and Afghanistan

    Forthuachuca

    We look at how private contractors are now working at almost every level of the so-called war on terror, specifically in military interrogations at Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and Afghanistan. We speak with investigative journalist Pratap Chatterjee. He is author of "Iraq, Inc." and his latest article is called "Intelligence Inc.: Military Interrogation Training Gets Privatized." [includes rush transcript]