fix articles 62458, special reports
May-June 2009 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest (tags)
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Israeli poison gas attacks (tags)
According to Article 147, to "willfully caus[e civilians] great suffering or serious injury to body or health" is a "grave breach" of the Fourth Geneva Convention, the most serious type of war crime. There appears to be prima facie evidence that "great suffering" and "serious injury to body and health" were "willfully" inflicted on Palestinian civilians during the gas attacks conducted by the Israeli Defense Forces.(62)
The Israeli poison gas attacks (tags)
After a few minutes, the gas started to smell. "Like mint," several people said. One resident later recalled that, "the smell was good. You want to breathe more. You feel good when you inhale it." A girl reported that "its taste was like sugar. The smell was sweet."(4)
Greg Palast just added to the Green Reel this weekend! (tags)
This just added: Saturday at 10:30pm - Greg Palast Special Reports for "Newsnight" - Straight from the unfettered broadcasts of the BBC: four powerful segments from "Newsnight" reporter Greg Palast are presented. The theft of the 2000 Presidential election, the malfeasance of criminal corporate political donors, the Bush/Bin Laden connection and the U.S. backed coup d'etat of the Venezuelan government are the subjects taken on in these potent indictments of American hegemony.