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[casi] Re: Iraqi Charities

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Dear Mike et al,

Great idea to fund Iraqi charities.

MAIC is indeed still working in Iraq. They filled Richard Branson's 747
aid flight and launched a post war appeal a few weeks ago (which I
attended, they're a good bunch and quite a few have helped with Jubilee
Iraq). See

Al-Muajaha (the Witness): This is a group of young independent Iraqis
who are printing a newspaper and running an Indymedia site in English &
Arabic. They need to raise about $20k for equipment to do it properly,
and CASI funds, or donations from individuals on the this list could
contribute significantly towards this. I'm meeting some people at
Bristol Indymedia this weekend who are helping. I don't know if it's
possible to give charitable funds, but if CASIs funds aren't restricted
to registered UK charities then this is a really important initiative.
What do others think?

Other charities: I'm keeping a list on my Future of Iraq Portal please let me know any
others to add.


I know that changing the world is not easy
but it remains necessary nonetheless.
   -  <> Fadhil
al-Azzawi (Iraqi poet)

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