IRAQ: US massacres unarmed civilians - Green Left Weekly #663, April 5, 2006

Submitted by Green Left Weekly on Mon, 17/04/2006 - 15:31

A storm of outrage has been expressed by Shiite politicians against the US occupation forces following a raid by US troops and Iraqi commandos on a Shiite mosque in eastern Baghdad on the evening of March 26. The next day, Iraqi security minister Abd al Karim al Enzi told Reuters: 'At evening prayers, American soldiers accompanied by Iraqi troops raided the Mustafa mosque and killed 37 people. They were unarmed.' Enzi said that all of the victims had been tied up and executed.

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From: glparramatta glparramatta at greenleft.org.au
Date: Apr 5, 2006 10:53 AM
Subject: IRAQ: US massacres unarmed civilians - Green Left Weekly #663, April 5, 2006 **

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Green Left Weekly #663, April 5, 2006

IRAQ: US massacres unarmed civilians
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/663/663p24.htm

A storm of outrage has been expressed by Shiite politicians against the
US occupation forces following a raid by US troops and Iraqi commandos
on a Shiite mosque in eastern Baghdad on the evening of March 26. The
next day, Iraqi security minister Abd al Karim al Enzi told Reuters: `At
evening prayers, American soldiers accompanied by Iraqi troops raided
the Mustafa mosque and killed 37 people. They were unarmed.' Enzi said
that all of the victims had been tied up and executed. [Full article]
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/663/663p24.htm

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Australia: The first four days of `Work Choices'
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/663/663p12b.htm

Just three days before the implementation of the Howard government's
Work Choices legislation on March 27, federal workplace relations
minister Kevin Andrews was downplaying its impact. He told the March 24
Workplace Express: `People will get up and go to work on Monday and they
will do their work and they will go home from work on Monday just like
any other day of the week, and other day of the year.'
The reality for some workers has already been very different. [Full
article] http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/663/663p12b.htm

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* The union membership picture
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* Apprentices ripped off
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International News

# IRAQ: US massacres unarmed civilians
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/663/663p24.htm
# IRAQ: 'You better confess in order to save your life'
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