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[ This message has been sent to you via the CASI-analysis mailing list ] On 20 Apr 2004 at 14:59, Dirk Adriaensens wrote: > And there's also another problem: I think that the US want to ruin the > reputations of people like Denis Halliday and Hans von Sponeck, and > try to accuse them of "corruption". Especially Hans von Sponeck was > very worried about this, because he is already involved in 2 court > cases, because of the smear campagne against him. They tried to accuse > him of being a Saddam apologist, anti-semite... you name it. He said: > "will I have to go to court again?", and sighed. I told him to rely > also on the anti-sanctions movement for support. The 19th April news digest included a rambling and poorly argued article/diatribe attacking the UN and the oil for food programme. Sounds like part of the same campaign. > We know the US/UK governments have always tried to lie about the > reality of the sanctions (as they did about the war). And I'm sure > that they want to rewrite history on that terrible page in history. So > I think we have to stay vigilant and to consider ourselves as > defenders of the truth about these inhumane sanctions. That's why, > according to me, our work is far from over. Also because war and > occupation are just an extention of the sanctions, only worse. I couldn't agree more. Mark Parkinson Bodmin Cornwall _______________________________________ Sent via the CASI-analysis mailing list To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-analysis All postings are archived on CASI's website at http://www.casi.org.uk