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Some news in a positive light, as a welcome change. >From today's Jordan Times. Available online for a week only. URL at end of article. Salwa de Vree, Leiden, The Netherlands. US, British activists donate blood bags and blood to Baghdad hospital BAGHDAD (AP) — Six Americans and Britons opposed to the UN sanctions on Iraq donated blood bags and blood to a children's hospital in Baghdad Thursday. “So much blood has been shed in Iraq by innocent people targeted by the 11-year economic sanctions,” said American Kathy Kelly, co-founder of the Chicago-based Voices in the Wilderness anti-sanctions group, after donating blood at Al Mansour Children's Hospital in Baghdad. Kelly and others also urged the US administration not to target Iraq in its war on terrorism. “We want to help break the cycles of violence right here in Baghdad. We invite the US government to do the same,” said Gabe Huck, one of those who donated blood for use in the hospital's ward serving children with leukemia. US President George W. Bush has said the US “war against terrorism” would not be limited to Afghanistan, but has not said what country might next become a US military target. Iraq has emerged as one possibility. Under Security Council resolutions, sanctions imposed to punish Iraq for its 1990 invasion of Kuwait cannot be lifted until UN inspectors certify that Iraq has dismantled its weapons of mass destruction and long-range missiles to deliver them. Weapons inspectors left Iraq ahead of US-British airstrikes in December 1998, and Baghdad has since barred them from returning. http://www.jordantimes.com/Fri/news/news7.htm -- _______________________________________________ 1 cent a minute calls anywhere in the U.S.! http://www.getpennytalk.com/cgi-bin/adforward.cgi?p_key=RG9853KJ&url=http://www.getpennytalk.com -- ----------------------------------------------------------------------- This is a discussion list run by the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq For removal from list, email firstname.lastname@example.org CASI's website - www.casi.org.uk - includes an archive of all postings.