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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] Dear List, The media here in US IS NOT REPORTING the mass protests in this country against war on Iraq. Only alternative media here in the US is focusing on it. On www.democracynow.org on today's show , Thursday Oct 3 , Amy does an interview with actor Ed Asner ,about Not in Our Name resistance. Also if you scroll down to Monday Sept. 30," Bush is Lying" you can here the protests in Washington this last weekend, including all those that C-span edited out of their broadcast. It comes on after interviews wt 2 senators that oppose a war on Iraq. These 2 senators were also on C-span. They talked about the cancer increase in children because of depleted Uranium used in construction in US weapons. I 'd suggest another book for reading list "The Children are dying" by Ramsey Clark. It is published by International Action Center www.iacenter.org It starts," Sanctions violate International law". According to the Geneva Convention .Part 5, section 1, Starvation of civilians as a method of warfare is prohibited. I only hope that the energy of opposition against this war will not let up until sanctions are ended. As we all know at CASI , sanctions is war on Iraq also. Below is the Pledge of Resistance that was signed by September 11 Ground Zero Workers, to be read at Central Park this Sunday Oct. 6 www.notinourname.net "We,a group of 9/11 Ground Zero rescue workers, Take this pledge of non-violent resistance-- Because we feel we have a responsibility to those we could not save And to those who call us heroes To do everything in our power to make sure that no one, ever again, Experiences such horror, here or abroad. We, a group of people, who ran for our lives on 9/11, Take this Pledge of non-violent resistance-- Because we know that we are not the first or only people To run so fast and run so hard All the while knowing that if the buildings don't kill us Surely our shattered hearts will. We, a group of people, who watched as mothers and fathers jumped to their death, Take this pledge of non-violent resistance-- Because we believe it is unpatriotic to care only for American families. We believe that there is no competition in grief, We know first hand that gut-wrenching loneliness is so powerful that it translates into every language. We, a group of 9/11 uniformed public servants, Take this pledge of non-violent resistance-- Because we resent our President telling us how we represent the best America has to offer While simultaneously with holding funding for our medical treatment. As soon as we are told how thankful he is for all we have done, how proud he is of our bravery. Our efforts and suffering are used as the excuse for further violence. Please know that we do not want to be repaid with vengeance And we will not allow it to be perpetrated on our behalf. ... ...........The pledge continues on www.notinourname.net Peace and much thanks to all. Peace Promise _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk