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Dear Sama, How can you be in good faith? You must know of the effects of sanctions on your country and yet you echo the US/UK govt's utterly discredited position on sanctions. (ie it's all Saddam's fault). Deliberately misrepresenting the facts about the sanctions does not make an unconvincing pro war argument any stronger. Regards, Tim ----- Original Message ----- From: Mark Parkinson <email@example.com> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Friday, March 28, 2003 2:45 AM Subject: Re: [casi] BBC radio 4 moral maze > I think you did very well to pick this up Abi. > > I heard Sama Haddad say on that program: "sanctions did not kill > people ..." > > I have previously complained to the list moderator about having > people on this List and Sama in particular who are obviously > 'sanctions denyers'. > > What is interesting is how much airtime she and other members of the > IPO get here in the UK. They have no constituency in Iraq and are > only a recent creation. The media thirst for pure anti Saddam Hussein > and they provide it. > > On 27 Mar 2003 at 16:46, Abi Cox wrote: > > > My question to Sama is this: assuming that you are the same Sama Hadad > > who appeared on BBC radio 4's 'moral maze' (broadcast yesterday), why > > were you making claims about the sanctions that are demonstrably > > untrue? You stated, for example, that the 'oil for food' programme > > would be sufficient to meet the humanitarian needs of the Iraqi > > population if Saddam Hussein did not mismanage it. > > > Mark Parkinson > Bodmin > Cornwall > > > > _______________________________________________ > 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 > _______________________________________________ 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