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Tom, This document is a compilation of media reports by a group of Archaeologists for Human Rights. The fact that they only list one source is most likely because they aren't able to read and list every account in every media source. In fact, any count based on media sources is likely to be far lower than the reality, in the same way as the number of war deaths at iraq body count is probably far lower than the number who died in the war. Journalists don't record everything! Also, as Colin and others have pointed out, there can be no doubt that Saddam killed many, many people. And I'm fairly dubious about how deeply you can analyse news photographs. Not only is it very hard to tell whether a photo was faked by looking at it without any idea of the context, but, at least in my experience, journalists 'arrange' and 'improve' photographs in all kinds of ways, but very rarely completely fake something with no connection to reality. I just don't believe that significant numbers of journalists are faking mass graves that aren't there. If you really want to know what's going on, I'd suggest getting in touch with somebody at Amnesty or Human Rights Watch rather than trying to extrapolate from the media. UN investigations I don't know about - anyone following what they're doing? Dan --On 26 October 2003 11:09 -0400 Tom Young <email@example.com> wrote: > www.afhr.org/download/english.pdf > > Useful resource for people interested in the subject. > > Many seem to be based on a single media report with no follow up. Is > there any UN organisation visiting these sites and giving detailed > reports on what is found? > > > > ____________________________________________________________ > Enter for a chance to win one year's supply of allergy relief! > http://ad.doubleclick.net/clk;6413623;3807821;f?http://mocda3.com/1/c/563 > 632/125699/307982/307982 This offer applies to U.S. Residents Only > > _______________________________________________ > 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 _______________________________________________ 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