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Talking of which, can those on this group based in Iraq deny this story from the BBC? By its nature, they won't be able to confirm it. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2655315.stm "Iraq has blocked access to e-mail following an electronic campaign by the US urging key military and civilian figures to turn against President Saddam Hussein. If you provide information on weapons of mass destruction or you take steps to hamper their use, we will do what is necessary to protect you and protect your families E-mail message Washington launched its e-mail offensive last week as part of its "psychological warfare" against Baghdad. Government employees, senior civil servants, academics and scientists who use the state e-mail service are all thought to have received the letters. The US has also dropped anti-Saddam leaflets from planes and broadcast messages against him. One US e-mail told recipients: "If you provide information on weapons of mass destruction or you take steps to hamper their use, we will do what is necessary to protect you and protect your families. "Failing to do so will lead to grave personal consequences." Experts say that the fact that foreign e-mail servers are banned in Iraq would have made the campaign much easier as all recipients receive their mail on the same provider." Bloody states - the one censors, the other spams, and yet again it's the Iraqi people caught in the middle. Chris Williams _______________________________________________ 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