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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] Last evening I heard them explain the difference between the US POW's being photographed and the Iraqi POW's. They said that the US POW's were photo'd by Iraqi government officials, therefore illegal, however the Iraqi POW's were photo'd by the media therefore the US government had no control over it and the photographs were legal.....see the difference!? (sarcasm) I continue to be amazed at the hypocrisy. In a message dated 03/23/2003 3:25:46 PM Central Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes: > Well, maybe the Iraqis should give the prisoners the status > of illegal combatants and hold them in cages. > > Also Rumsfeld complained about the pictures of dead > Americans. I didn't hear him complain about the pictures of > ripped apart bodies of Taleban fighters who died in Mazar I > Sharif during the prison uprising. > > Saibal > > Sander Faas wrote: > > [ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] > > > > Hi, > > The hypocrisy knows no limits. Secretary Rumsfeld claimed > this afternoon > > that it was forbidden under Geneva-convention rules to > humiliate prisoners > > of war. This included picturing them. > > > > Now it could be my eye side, but I could swear I have > seen plenty Iraqi PoW > > on television in the last couple of days. > > > > Should we now see this as an American violation of the > Geneva-convention? > > > > Roger Stroope Austin College Sherman Texas, USA www.austincollege.edu _______________________________________________ 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 email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk