jueves, 20 de septiembre de 2007

Iraq Genocide: Silence is complicity

He recibido este artículo vía Mail publicado por nuestra colega periodista autor del weblog Cat's Dream, y dado la importancia de los datos y opiniones que contiene, he decidido dedicarle este post de mi blog en su texto original.
Iraq Genocide: Silence is complicity
By Gabriele Zamparini

On September 18, the Associated Press sent out the following news item:
IAEA Chief Warns Against Striking Iran
Monday September 17, 2007 1:46 PM
Associated Press Writer
This news item contained the following paragraph, attributed by the AP to Mohamed ElBaradei, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency:

There are rules on how to use force, and I would hope that everybody would have gotten the lesson after the Iraq situation, where 70,000 innocent civilians have lost their lives on the suspicion that a country has nuclear weapons,'' he told reporters.
The same news item with the same paragraph reported above was widely spread on the Internet.

I wrote on my blog on this yesterday. When I read the 70,000 figure, I thought Mr. ElBaradei had joined the supporters of Iraq Body Count, the British organization whose widely publicized figures coming from reported deaths in the English language media have been used by the warmongers and many in the state-corporate media to downplay the Iraqi genocide. Clicad... Read more+Leer+Comparte esta noticia