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The World Association for Christian Communication invites you to attend a two-day workshop on The News Embargo on Iraq April 5 and 6, 2001 New York City Keynote Speakers Denis J. Halliday and Hans von Sponeck Both men recently resigned their positions as United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq to protest what the sanctions are doing to the people of Iraq also Jutta Burghardt, Kathy Kelly, Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, Mike Nahhal, and First hand reports from humanitarian workers who have been in Iraq, including American Friends Service Committee, Fellowship of Reconciliation and Mennonite Central Committee And other distinguished guests. Why has the world stood by unmoved by the humanitarian tragedy unfolding in Iraq as over a half a million children have died because of a decade of sanctions? Why has the Western press been so reluctant to discuss this issue, creating, in effect, a kind of second embargo, a "news embargo" on the people of Iraq? And what can be done by secular and religious journalists to break that embargo? Please join us for: The News Embargo on Iraq A Workshop for Religious and Secular Journalists Co-sponsored by the North American Regional Association of the World Association for Christian Communication April 5 and 6, 2001 The Interchurch Center 475 Riverside Drive (at 120th St.) New York City Cost per day including lunch: $25 Advance registration by check would be appreciated but is not necessary to attend. Make checks payable to WACC and mail to: The News Embargo on Iraq 310 Riverside Drive, #511 New York, NY 10025 For more information: www.wacc.org.uk; E-mail: email@example.com or call 212/865-6115 (in Europe + 44 207 582 9139) -- ----------------------------------------------------------------------- This is a discussion list run by the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq For removal from list, email firstname.lastname@example.org Full details of CASI's various lists can be found on the CASI website: http://www.casi.org.uk