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" May No Soldier Go Unloved "

   
 
Monday, May 10, 2004
 
Iraq War News
Jordan court convicts 3 of conspiracy: "A military court Monday convicted three Muslim militants, including the nephew of a top al-Qaida suspect, of conspiring to attack American and Israeli tourists in Jordan and sentenced each to three years in jail."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq



Mandela anger over Iraq abuses: "Former South African President Nelson Mandela has lashed out at the United States and Britain for the invasion of Iraq and abuse of Iraqi prisoners."

In Ananova: War In Iraq



CORDON AND SEARCH YIELDS INSURGENT LIEUTENANT AND FINANCIER in CENTCOM: News Release



COURT MARTIAL SET FOR MAY 19 in CENTCOM: News Release



TERRORIST ATTACK WOUNDS DETAINEES SLATED FOR RELEASE in CENTCOM: News Release



DISCOVERY OF WEAPONS CACHES NEAR MOSUL in CENTCOM: News Release



MARINE PATROL SAVES CHILD FROM IED in CENTCOM: News Release



MARINES OFFER SUPPORT TO IRAQI COMMUNITIES in CENTCOM: News Release



COMBINED FORCES COMMAND AFGHANISTAN RELEASE in CENTCOM: News Release



MARINES, MINISTRY OF LABOR FINALIZE JOB PLACEMENT CONTRACT in CENTCOM: News Release



US soldier's court-martial will be 'transparent' says Kimmitt: "The deputy director of US military operations in Iraq, Mark Kimmitt, vowed that the public court-martial this month of a low-ranking US soldier over the alleged abuse of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib detention center will be "transparent." (AFP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq



Iraq Jail Control to Be Dealt With in June: "Control over the notorious Abu Ghraib prison will be negotiated after Iraqis regain sovereignty June 30, coalition spokesman Dan Senor said Monday. (AP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq



Foreign workers shot dead in Iraq: "Two foreigners are killed in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, as US troops return to Falluja."

In BBC: Conflict with Iraq (UK Edition)


Sunday, May 09, 2004
 
Iraq War News
Britons hurt in hotel bomb blast: "A number of Britons were injured when a bomb exploded at a Baghdad hotel used by foreign contractors."

In Ananova: War In Iraq



Chechen president killed: "The Chechen president has been killed when a bomb exploded at a packed stadium as he attended Victory Day observances."

In Ananova: War In Iraq



Government 'told of abuse last May': "The Government was told of allegations that British troops abused Iraqi prisoners a year ago, Amnesty International has said."

In Ananova: War In Iraq



Hoon statement on abuse claims: "Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon will make a statement to MPs on Monday on the alleged abuse of Iraqi prisoners."

In Ananova: War In Iraq



Troops restore calm to Basra: "Coalition forces have restored calm to Basra after a weekend of violence which left seven British troops injured and at least two Iraqis dead."

In Ananova: War In Iraq



Bomb Hits Baghdad Hotel: "Just breaking from Fox:
A bomb went off Sunday at a Baghdad (search) hotel used by foreign contractors.
A hotel employee said the blast ripped through the bar and wounded six people described as British and Nepalese nationals.
The extent of their wounds was not yet known.
"

In Command Post: Irak



First GI faces court-martial over abuse: "Stung by a worldwide outcry, the U.S. military Sunday announced the first court-martial in the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse allegations, ordering a reservist to face a public trial in Baghdad on May 19."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq



AP: Army drops brigade from medal list: "The prisoner abuse scandal has so tarnished the Army's 800th Military Police Brigade that soldiers slated to receive an Army Bronze Star medal have been dropped from the list, the brigade's commander, Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski, said Sunday."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq



US approved sleep depravation, nudity for Guantanamo inmates: report: "The US government last year approved interrogation techniques for use at its detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, that permit reversing the normal sleep patterns of detainees and exposing them to heat, cold, loud music and bright lights. (AFP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq



?On The Edge? In Iraq: "A Republican senator and a senior general warn that the United States risks defeat in Iraq, and blame Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. An influential military newspaper is calling for his resignation."

In CBS News: Iraq Crisis



First Court Martial in Prisoner Abuse Scandal Scheduled: "
A 24 -year-old U.S. military policeman will be the first soldier to face a court-martial in connection with the abuse of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison, the military said Sunday.

Spc. Jeremy C. Sivits of Hyndman, Pa., a member of the 372nd Military Police Company, will stand trial in Baghdad on May 19, Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt said.
Sivits has been charged with conspiracy to maltreat subordinates and detainees, dereliction of duty for negligently failing to protect detainees from abuse and cruelty and maltreatment of detainees, Kimmitt said.
"

In Command Post: Irak



Iraq abuse: US policy or anomaly?: "Questions remain over whether the alleged abuse of Iraqi prisoners was the result of a US army policy."

In BBC: Conflict with Iraq (UK Edition)



The view from Iraq: 'Tip of the iceberg? This iceberg is so big there's no water left to float it' (9 May 04) in Radio Free USA



Iran council passes law banning totrure: "Iran's hard-line ruling Guardian Council has passed a law banning the use of torture, effective immediately, a judiciary official said Sunday."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq



Chain of Command (9 May 04) in Radio Free USA

 

 
   
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