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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] In a message dated 03/06/03 06:57:06 GMT Daylight Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes: > Re: [casi] Mass Graves > Date:03/06/03 06:57:06 GMT Daylight Time > From:<A HREF="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</A> > To:<A HREF="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</A> > Sent from the Internet > > > > > Dear List, > > As a non-Iraqi, speaking in nobody's name, I still > have the right to disbelieve the obvious lie that > life in occupied Iraq is just fine: "Iraq back on > track, U.S. official says", Globe, March 27. The > official is Paul Bremer. > I saw the little boy Ali who is being treated in hospital in Kuwait on UK TV this morning. The newscaster was saying how well he was doing. I suppose that means his burns are clearing up. He was still wandering down the corridors with no arms and of course he must still be suffering unsupportable agony from the death of 14 of his family. Is he just part of the means that justifies the end? Isn't that an obscene concept? It is so easy to be casual about other people's lives and other people's agony. Perhaps Ali is one of the lucky ones but that says an enormous amount. We might soothe his burns and give him artificial limbs to help our feelings of guilt but that doesn't alter the fact we destroyed his life. Chris _______________________________________________ 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