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Wednesday, June 14, 2006

  • Another Cover-Up? U.S. Troops Kill Two Iraqi Women, One of Them Pregnant, in Samarra

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    On May 30th, US troops shot and killed two Iraqi women — one of whom was pregnant. Nabiha Nisaif Jassim and her cousin Saliha Mohammed Hassan were in a car going to Samarra General hospital where Nabiha was about to give birth. We speak with independent journalist Dahr Jamail about the incident and how the US military may have tried to cover it up. [includes rush transcript]

  • The Front Lines of the Class War from 1927 to Today

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    Investigative journalist Greg Palast discusses the disenfranchising of black voters from the voters rolls and what he calls "other dispatches front lines of the class war." Palast is author of the book, "Armed Madhouse." [includes rush transcript]

  • Police Forcibly Shut Down South Central L.A. Urban Farm, 40+ Protesters Arrested

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    Hundreds of police officers in riot gear shut down a fourteen-acre urban farm in South Central Los Angeles on Tuesday. More than 40 protesters, including actor Darryl Hannah were arrested as they staged an encampment to resist removal from what is considered the largest urban farm in the United States. [includes rush transcript]

  • British Muslim Shot and Arrested With Brother by London Police Released After One Week Without Charge

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    Twelve days ago, two hundred fifty British police officers raided an East London home at 4am. Two brothers of Bangladeshi origin were arrested. Police shot one of them in chest. The men were jailed for over a week, accused of being involved in a biological terror plot. Then they were released without charge. We speak with British human rights attorney, Gareth Peirce. [includes rush transcript]