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To Colin & List, My apols, an e-mail article, I just forwarded to the list was pre-war. However, it may still answer some questions, so please don't delete it without first reading it. As I haven't, personally, recently been trying to communicate with Iraq, I cannot be helpful in answering the question of e-mailing with Iraq. However, I do have an Iraqi friend, in B'ham, who hadn't had e-mail contact with Baghdad, for some months. With help of the International Red Cross, he did manage to get some brief communications, fairly recently - I think via telephone. He was unhappy that it just was a few words, he thought because of massive queueing for telephones, but at least he would have had confirmed that his family were still alive & (?)well. Uruklink may well be controlled by the occupying forces, if at all functioning. Electricity, as we know, is a scarce commodity in Iraq. Then there is the problem of breakdown in law & order. I think all of us must have seen looters running off with computers - some would have been vandalised. - That's all I can think of to say, for now. Greetings, Bert Gedin (B'ham, UK). >From: "Colin Rowat" <email@example.com> >To: casi <firstname.lastname@example.org> >Subject: [casi] E-mailing Iraqis? >Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2003 05:17:46 -0400 > >Have list members had any difficulty communicating with Iraqis in Iraq >by e-mail? More specifically, does anyone have insight into who, if >anyone, is monitoring or controlling e-mails into and from Iraq? > >Thank you, > >Colin Rowat > >work | Room 406, Department of Economics | The University of >Birmingham >| Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK | web.bham.ac.uk/c.rowat | (+44/0) 121 414 >3754 | (+44/0) 121 414 7377 (fax) | email@example.com > >personal | (+44/0) 7768 056 984 (mobile) | (+44/0) 7092 378 517 (fax) >| >(707) 221 3672 (US fax) | firstname.lastname@example.org > >_______________________________________________ >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 _________________________________________________________________ On the move? Get Hotmail on your mobile phone http://www.msn.co.uk/msnmobile _______________________________________________ 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