US copters in Pakistan fired on (english)
by Bryan Bender 11:03am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 12:26pm Tue Oct 23 '01)
No injuries, but attack signals rising hostility
US copters in Pakistan fired on (english) (full story and 2 comments)
www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/296/nation/US...

Proposed U.S. Torture Policy? (english)
by Partnership for Civil Justice 10:40am Tue Oct 23 '01
address: http://www.justiceOnline.org activist-support-request@JusticeOnline.org
The following information was sent by the activist e-mail list of the Partnership for Civil Justice Legal Defense and Education Fund and the Emergency Campaign to Defend Dissent and Advance Civil Rights. To get updates, send an e-mail to activist-support-request@JusticeOnline.org with the word subscribe in the subject line.
Proposed U.S. Torture Policy? (english) (full story)

Port of Seattle acountability hearing (english)
by Myles Sundin 10:38am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 5:32pm Tue Oct 23 '01)
phone: 425-754-4398 msundin@gteway.net
Citizens and workers of King County will hold an accountabilty hearing Sat. Oct. 27 at 2700 1st Ave, Seattle Wa.(1:00PM-3:00PM). All citizens, workers and media are invited. Help hold the Port staff and commisioners accountable to the community. Demand they play fair and share the wealth!
Port of Seattle acountability hearing (english) (full story and 2 comments)

Beat the Interrogator (english)
by CIA: Clowns In Action 10:33am Tue Oct 23 '01
Torture is nothing new to the CIA. Read the CIA's own KUBARK Torture Manual here, and learn the tricks of the interrogation trade. Originally obtained through the FOIA, kissed bye-bye by A.G. Trashcroft.
Beat the Interrogator (english) (full story)
www.parascope.com/articles/0397/kubark06...

Beat the Interrogator (english) (full story)
www.parascope.com/articles/0397/kubark06...

Beat the Interrogator (english) (full story and one comment)
www.parascope.com/articles/0397/kubark06...

Beat the Interrogator (english) (full story)
www.parascope.com/articles/0397/kubark06...

Beat the Interrogator (english) (full story)
www.parascope.com/articles/0397/kubark06...

Beat the Interrogator (english) (full story and one comment)
www.parascope.com/articles/0397/kubark06...

Disinformation on gov't ability track posters to this site (english) (full story and 3 comments)

Fighting Freedom-A Satire (english)
by Mike Weisman 10:32am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 12:33am Wed Oct 24 '01)
orsinio5@hotmail.com
I am a High School Senior. In my English class, I had to write a satire. This really made a lot of students look at the "War on Terrorism" in a much different way:)
Fighting Freedom-A Satire (english) (full story and 4 comments)

Flashpoints Radio Oct 22: Nor Odeh in Ramallah; Arundhati Roy; Aurora Morales (english)
by Jaguar Johnny 10:27am Tue Oct 23 '01
KPFA Flashpoints Radio October 22, 2001:
-Nor Odeh, from Ramallah in the West Bank: all attention on Bethlehem today, under heavy Israeli attack.. In Bethlehem, icons: French Holy Name Hospital, Church of the Nativity, Paradise Hotel, all under assault by Israel (9 min)
-Arundhati Roy: new essay (28 min)
-Aurora Levins Morales: Essay: Frightened Children (3 min)
-Noelle Hanrahan, with Pacifica Watch.
Flashpoints Radio Oct 22: Nor Odeh in Ramallah; Arundhati Roy; Aurora Morales (english) (full story)
www.Flashpoints.net

Pakistan, Indonesia, Thailand hold huge protests (english)
by Assorted media credited below 10:24am Tue Oct 23 '01
JAKARTA (Reuters) - More than 10,000 Muslims, some singing ''our blood is boiling,'' marched through the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Friday...BANGKOK (Reuters) - Around 30,000 Thais gathered on Sunday in the Muslim-dominated south of the country to protest against the U.S.-led strikes on Afghanistan as Islamic leaders urged a boycott of goods from America and its allies...JACOBABAD, Pakistan (AP)``The days of this government are numbered, and Musharraf will no longer be in power after a few days...''

Pakistan, Indonesia, Thailand hold huge protests (english) (picture and story)
www.ireland.com/

The Balkan Route (english)
by R.C. Odom 10:18am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 12:00pm Tue Oct 23 '01)
RCOdom@aol.com
In 1998, the DEA reported that the "Balkan Route" was major artery for opiates coming out of Pakistan and Afghistan to the West, and that the drug traffickers were protected by a militia called the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA). The KLA's greatest enemy was Milosevic. The Taliban outlawed poppy farming, but the N. Alliance will allow it. What's really going on?
The Balkan Route (english) (full story and 2 comments)
taxwhacker.com

Another Vandenberg Trial (english)
by Sharon Delgado 10:11am Tue Oct 23 '01
revsher@earth-justice.org
Six protestors to stand trial before a judge on Friday, October 26, for simple trespass action at the front gates of Vandenberg Air Force Base on May 19. The refused to plead guilty and accept 3 years probation, and are using a defense of "obligation" under international law.
Another Vandenberg Trial (english) (full story)

3 to 4 million innocent Afghans face imminent death (english)
by [Source: Chomsky, Via ZNet] 10:08am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 12:02pm Tue Oct 23 '01)
Chomsky talk at MIT.

Part of the article deals with:
7 million Afghans were starving BEFORE Sept 11. Supplies were cut off and barely been re-established. Half of them may likely die if nothing is done.

Please read the full article at the URL below
3 to 4 million innocent Afghans face imminent death (english) (full story and 2 comments)
www.zmag.org/GlobalWatch/chomskymit.htm

PFLP: On the arrest of Palestinian activists by the Palestinian Authority (english)
by DR 9:59am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 2:22pm Tue Oct 23 '01)
A press release from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine on the recent arrests of Palestinian activists by the Palestinian Authority.

PFLP: On the arrest of Palestinian activists by the Palestinian Authority (english) (picture and story and 5 comments)

for 9/11 conspiracy theory-freaks (english)
by chris 9:58am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 2:57pm Tue Oct 23 '01)
for all conspiracy theory-freaks (cia formed by former gestapo officers, illuminati, etc.): 911
for 9/11 conspiracy theory-freaks (english) (full story and 6 comments)

Russian family go on hunger strike outside Australian Consulate in Dili (english)
by Karen Eliot 9:52am Tue Oct 23 '01
A Russian family of four Nazim, Alena their son and a newly born baby began a hunger strike yesterday outside the Australian Consulate after not being told why they were refused a visa to Australia.
Russian family go on hunger strike outside Australian Consulate in Dili (english) (full story)
www.adelaide.indymedia.org/http://www.indymedia.org/front.php3?ar...

'On-to-Baghdad!' or 'Stop at Kabul!'? (english)
by Pat Buchanan 9:47am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 11:22am Tue Oct 23 '01)
This time, let us follow the Constitution
'On-to-Baghdad!' or 'Stop at Kabul!'? (english) (full story and one comment)

Will Mini-Nukes Be Used In Afghanistan? (english)
by Antipreophogist 9:44am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 2:36pm Tue Oct 23 '01)
phone: 541 482-9625 antipreophogist@excite.com
According to Paloma Galindo, organizer for the Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance, a couple of "mini-nukes," aka "bunker busters" and "bomb moles," are built and ready for testing. Did Resident Bush, in his speach on October 7th, promise to use them?
Will Mini-Nukes Be Used In Afghanistan? (english) (full story and 11 comments)
www.stopthebombs.org/nuke/MiniNuke.html

Dead Afghan Babies, as seen on Al-Jazeera TV (english)
by Al-Jazeera TV 9:34am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 11:56am Tue Oct 23 '01)
From Al-Jazeera website: two Afghan babies killed in Sunday's raids on Kabul. To access Al-Jazeera's site in English, go to http://english.ajeeb.com and type http://aljazeera.net in the web page translation box. Translation's not great, but navigable...

Dead Afghan Babies, as seen on Al-Jazeera TV (english) (picture and 7 comments)

Refugee agency expresses shock and sadness at refugee boat sinking (english)
by UNHCR 9:24am Tue Oct 23 '01
GENEVA, Oct. 23 (UNHCR) The U.N. refugee agency said Tuesday it was "shocked and saddened" by the sinking of a boat carrying hundreds of asylum seekers off the Indonesian coast
Refugee agency expresses shock and sadness at refugee boat sinking (english) (full story)
www.unhcr.ch

SANITYZING CORIDOR--border beetwen the poor and rich (english)
by osijekgreens-free movement 9:15am Tue Oct 23 '01
sanityzing coridor????that is territory where we live! their main demand is <<stop all critic activities<< in this area
SANITYZING CORIDOR--border beetwen the poor and rich (english) (full story)

BOYCOTT AUSTRALIA (english)
by Aussie Autonomist Action Agianst Australia 9:14am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 11:46am Tue Oct 23 '01)
360 TODAY, HOW MANY MORE MUST DIE?
THERE ARE NO QUEUE JUMPERS WHEN THERE IS NO QUEUE.
Both major parties hold the same rascist agenda of conveience. They won't respond to deaths, maybe they'll respond to dollars.
BOYCOTT AUSTRALIA

BOYCOTT AUSTRALIA (english) (picture and one comment)

The SHEIK (english)
by rudlph valentino 9:05am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 11:41am Tue Oct 23 '01)
Hollywoods pull reaches the farthest shore...as does that thing called love,same as it ever was.
The SHEIK (english) (full story and 2 comments)

WAR? THAT'LL BE 200 QUID PLEASE. (english)
by Rascalling Pixie 8:50am Tue Oct 23 '01
upsetter@hushmail.com
Pay no 'war' tax.
WAR? THAT'LL BE 200 QUID PLEASE. (english) (full story)

confused Oct 20 in Croatia (english)
by Osijekgreens-free movement 8:49am Tue Oct 23 '01
we saw that right and left are united in our movement
confused Oct 20 in Croatia (english) (full story)

ACORN News Issue 15 (english)
by David Swanson 8:43am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 10:38am Tue Oct 23 '01)
address: 739 8th Street SE, Washington, DC phone: (202) 547-2500 AcornNews@Acorn.org
1. ACORN Proposes Economic Stimulus Package
2. Hempstead Passes Living Wage
3. Bridgeport Pushes for Living Wage
4. Gov. Davis Signs Predatory Lending Law
5. Minnesota Releases Report on Subprime Lending
6. Lifestyles of the Rich and Subsidized
ACORN News Issue 15 (english) (full story and one comment)
www.acorn.org

DEATH to AMERICA! (english)
by proffiler 8:39am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 11:12am Tue Oct 23 '01)
A short opinion piece from a 'liberal'broadsheet in melbourne au given a gratutios, beat up cheap tabloid herald scum type title for a cheap trick.
Hope cheney has a coronary while driving and takes his harridan wife with him.
DEATH to AMERICA! (english) (full story and 3 comments)

Call to Action (english)
by amilcar cabral 8:34am Tue Oct 23 '01
address: http://www.internationalanswer.org phone: NYCstudents4peace@yahoogroups.com machetero_ngola@disinfo.net
It's time to do more than march and chant with placards.
Call to Action (english) (full story)
www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/Lobby/6353...

The EcoTerrorist Anthrax Connection (english)
by CNS News 8:32am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 11:09am Tue Oct 23 '01)
There have, to date, been more than 3,000 acts of violence perpetrated by ecoterrorists.
The EcoTerrorist Anthrax Connection (english) (full story and 4 comments)

Afghan Women's Group (english)
by Wendy McElroy 8:18am Tue Oct 23 '01
With fund-raising for Afghan relief running at a fever pitch, especially for the women and children deemed most at risk in the Taliban's clutches, it behooves us to take a step back and ask where all this money is going.
Afghan Women's Group (english) (full story)

Marxists in India attack Coca-Cola factory (english)
by pentagram 7:14am Tue Oct 23 '01
Marxists in India attack Coca-Cola factory
Marxists in India attack Coca-Cola factory (english) (full story)

Sergeant Pepper's Bonanza (Bush Shanghaied, part 2) (english)
by Lear's Shadow 7:03am Tue Oct 23 '01
And here I thought it was Vlad who would shanghai Bush in Shanghai!

Well, maybe Vlad did, because we still don't know what was said in private at the APEC Summit.

But as far as public atmospherics are concerned:

Who would have expected that George would indeed be shanghaied...

But by Canada's very own One Party Leader Jean Chrétien...
Sergeant Pepper's Bonanza (Bush Shanghaied, part 2) (english) (full story)
home.eol.ca/~dord

Afghanistan's Unknown Neighbor (english)
by David Shukman, BBB world-affairs corresponden 6:53am Tue Oct 23 '01
Tajikistan suddenly gets noticed, warts and all.
Afghanistan's Unknown Neighbor (english) (full story)

A Dose of Anthrax Reality (english)
by Michael Fumento 6:46am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 11:11am Tue Oct 23 '01)
Behind the hysteria.
A Dose of Anthrax Reality (english) (full story and one comment)
www.fumento.com

If This Be War (english)
by Victor Davis Hanson 6:42am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 11:25am Tue Oct 23 '01)
A time for choosing.
If This Be War (english) (full story and 3 comments)

The voice of the Afghan people? (english)
by Dominic Nutt 6:36am Tue Oct 23 '01
...or more propaganda (from a paper where articles against bombing outnumber those for by about 10 to 1)
The voice of the Afghan people? (english) (full story)
www.guardian.co.uk/waronterror/story/0,1...

America's pipe dream (english)
by Guardian Unlimited 6:21am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 11:07am Tue Oct 23 '01)
Dick Cheney, now US vice-president but then chief executive of a major oil services company, remarked: "I cannot think of a time when we have had a region emerge as suddenly to become as strategically significant as the Caspian."
America's pipe dream (english) (full story and one comment)
www.guardian.co.uk/waronterror/story/0,1...

Who Needs Italy? (english)
by Francis X. Rocca, a writer in Vicenza, Italy 6:12am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 11:12am Tue Oct 23 '01)
Why Italy matters.
Who Needs Italy? (english) (full story and 6 comments)

Warning to all posters -- they're checking email addresses (english)
by Lawyer 5:48am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 9:39pm Tue Oct 23 '01)
Posters can be traced.
Warning to all posters -- they're checking email addresses (english) (full story and 21 comments)

Disinformation on gov't ability track posters to this site (english) (full story and 3 comments)

America's new weapon against terrorism!!! (english)
by Hunk 5:37am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 9:53am Tue Oct 23 '01)
Defender of America!!
America's new weapon against terrorism!!! (english) (full story and 3 comments)

Pakistan is in danger of falling apart (english)
by William Dalrymple 5:30am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 8:11am Tue Oct 23 '01)
Regional separatism and support for Islamist groups are growing
Pakistan is in danger of falling apart (english) (full story and one comment)
www.guardian.co.uk/pakistan/Story/0,2763...

Fighting terror with drugs and torture (english)
by Walter Pincus 5:16am Tue Oct 23 '01
Jailed terror suspects' silence leads FBI to ponder new tactics such as threatening family members, drugs and torture.
Fighting terror with drugs and torture (english) (full story)
www.msnbc.com/news/645915.asp

execution of another child offender in texas (english)
by Markus Wagner 4:50am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 9:57am Tue Oct 23 '01)
markus.wagner@oekologie.uni-jena.de
On 22 October 2001 33-year old Gerald Mitchell was executed in Texas for a murder he committed as a 17-year old. Despite protests by Amnesty International and others the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles (unanimous vote of 18:0) and Governor Perry did nothing to stop this violation of international law.
execution of another child offender in texas (english) (full story and 4 comments)
www.smu.edu/~deathpen/updates.html

America faces a long, harsh winter in Afghanistan (english)
by DEBKAfile 4:12am Tue Oct 23 '01
22 October: The United States laid down two smokescreens last week in its military campaign in Afghanistan.
America faces a long, harsh winter in Afghanistan (english) (full story)

Help with Shortwave links (english)
by Dicky 3:37am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 8:59am Tue Oct 23 '01)
prefer live streaming internet links
Help with Shortwave links (english) (full story and 7 comments)

Propaganda Site (english)
by antiwar 3:30am Tue Oct 23 '01
Collection of Propaganda pictures web-site
Propaganda Site (english) (full story)
antiwar.notnethosting.com/Propaganda/

Bob Avakian Needs New Skis And Lift Tickets (english)
by Bob Avakian 2:38am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 9:51am Tue Oct 23 '01)
Comrades, the skiing season is just around the corner and I'm looking for a few more high school students and college freshmen to help me pay for a new pair of skis and lift tickets.

Bob Avakian Needs New Skis And Lift Tickets (english) (picture and story and one comment)
www.rwor.org/chair_e.htm

"The Wobblies are back!" (english)
by Blackcat 2:24am Tue Oct 23 '01
"Employees gather in small groups of twos and threes and immediately halt their conversations when managers approach."

"The Wobblies are back!" (english) (picture and story)
www.iww.org

NORTEL joins ORACLE+SUN to be put up against the wall (english)
by proffr1@nospambutfuckmicrosoft.com 2:23am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 3:51am Tue Oct 23 '01)
The list of tech outfits that like KRUPP want to help the 4th reich all they can gets longer.They will tattoo you if you dont kill them first.
NORTEL joins ORACLE+SUN to be put up against the wall (english) (full story and one comment)

Anti War Protest in Karachi (english)
by Sophia Hasnain 12:30am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 8:43am Tue Oct 23 '01)
A group of Political Parties, NGOs and individuals are gathering today...
Anti War Protest in Karachi (english) (full story and 2 comments)

As the refugees crowd the borders, we'll be blaming someone else (english)
by Robert Fisk 12:29am Tue Oct 23 '01 (Modified on 1:29am Tue Oct 23 '01)
'It is palpably evident that they are not fleeing the Taliban but our bombs and missiles'
As the refugees crowd the borders, we'll be blaming someone else (english) (full story and one comment)
argument.independent.co.uk/commentators/...

More U.S. Casualties?/U.S. Using Biological Weapons? (english)
by d.r.moros 11:37pm Mon Oct 22 '01 (Modified on 10:05am Tue Oct 23 '01)
dmoros2000@yahoo.com
breaking events in Afghanistan on the Net...
More U.S. Casualties?/U.S. Using Biological Weapons? (english) (full story and 6 comments)

Symposium to Address U.S. Relations With Central Asia and the Middle East (english)
by Emily Snider 11:22pm Mon Oct 22 '01
phone: 213-483-8842 emily.snider@alum.dartmouth.org
A community symposium is being held in Pasadena, CA at Caltech's Beckman Institute Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 25th to address U.S. foreign policy, media subjectivity, and a range of other related issues. The event will take place at 8:00 PM starting with a mediated discussion among panelists followed by an open discussion involving the audience. This event is free and open to the public.
Symposium to Address U.S. Relations With Central Asia and the Middle East (english) (full story)

Symposium to Address U.S. Relations With Central Asia and the Middle East (english) (full story)

Symposium to Address U.S. Relations With Central Asia and the Middle East (english) (full story)

Symposium to Address U.S. Relations With Central Asia and the Middle East (english) (full story and one comment)

What is really going on ***easier to read***** (english)
by Stan Goff 11:14pm Mon Oct 22 '01 (Modified on 12:04pm Tue Oct 23 '01)
Buringsun@peoplepc.com
Stan Goff Is a retired Special Forces Master Sergeant. He talks of the end of oil, the global conspiracy, and the utter evidence proving that we are being lied to like children of insane parents.
What is really going on ***easier to read***** (english) (full story and 3 comments)
www.planetaryrestoration.org/whoweare.ht...

thank you master bob! (english)
by anti-bob 10:56pm Mon Oct 22 '01 (Modified on 9:38am Tue Oct 23 '01)
what has been said about RCP.
(refuse and resist and oct. 22 as front gorups)READ BEFORE YOU CHOOSE YOUR DICTATORS IN FRAGILE TIMES!
thank you master bob! (english) (full story and 3 comments)

What is really going on ***MUST READ!!!***** (english)
by Stan Goff 10:56pm Mon Oct 22 '01 (Modified on 6:07pm Tue Oct 23 '01)
Buringsun@peoplepc.com
Stan Goff Is a retired Special Forces Master Sergeant. He talks of the end of oil, the global conspiracy, and the utter evidence proving that we are being lied to like children of insane parents.
What is really going on ***MUST READ!!!***** (english) (full story and 5 comments)
www.planetaryrestoration.org/whoweare.ht...

Black Bloc action in Portland (english)
by Portland Indymedia 10:55pm Mon Oct 22 '01 (Modified on 11:20pm Mon Oct 22 '01)
imc-portland@indymedia.org
Black Bloc in Portland holds action for Oct. 22 day against police brutality
Black Bloc action in Portland (english) (full story and one comment)
portland.indymedia.org

Ashcroft Admits: Nothing Much Fighting For (english)
by Mis-Leader News Service--reported by Salty Cr 10:45pm Mon Oct 22 '01 (Modified on 12:58am Tue Oct 23 '01)
refuseanddissent@home.com
Attorney General today admitted to the press that there may nothing left fighting for after anti-terrorism bill passes
Ashcroft Admits: Nothing Much Fighting For (english) (full story and 2 comments)

Top Ten Reasons Why the Taliban Maybe the Greatest Evil on Earth - Critique (english)
by Jak 10:35pm Mon Oct 22 '01 (Modified on 9:04am Tue Oct 23 '01)
Are the Taliban really the MOST evil people on earth? Some people in the media seem to feel like that. But as a Muslim woman in America, I have some very different views.
Top Ten Reasons Why the Taliban Maybe the Greatest Evil on Earth - Critique (english) (full story and 4 comments)

Rally of 200 Defies Ban, Marches Against Police Brutality (english)
by Chris Kaihatsu 10:02pm Mon Oct 22 '01 (Modified on 10:51pm Mon Oct 22 '01)
ckaihatsu@yahoo.com
One banner reads National Day of Protest - October 22nd - Stop Police Brutality, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation.
Rally of 200 Defies Ban, Marches Against Police Brutality (english) (full story and 2 comments)
ckaihatsu.blogspot.com

Some notes on the developing crisis and war (english)
by Bob Avakian, chairman, Revolutionary Communis 9:18pm Mon Oct 22 '01 (Modified on 12:27am Tue Oct 23 '01)
Some notes and comments on the developing crisis and war
Some notes on the developing crisis and war (english) (full story and 2 comments)
www.rwor.org

Web Site of Main Pakistani Group Opposing US Agression (english)
by Jamaat-i-Islami 8:59pm Mon Oct 22 '01 (Modified on 12:18am Tue Oct 23 '01)
Jamaat-i-Islami is one of the most vocal and active groups in Pakistan opposing the war. They have a web site, in English, which expresses their views. The site containes regular news updates.
Web Site of Main Pakistani Group Opposing US Agression (english) (full story and one comment)
www.jamaat.org/

Over One Thousand New Pro-Taliban Recruits Enter Afghanistan (english)
by Dawn 8:08pm Mon Oct 22 '01
Official sources said that Afghanistan's Arab forces which until recently numbered some 3,000 to 4,000, had been bolstered by the fresh arrival of about 1,500 fighters who travelled overland through Iran after the Sept 11 attacks in the US.
Over One Thousand New Pro-Taliban Recruits Enter Afghanistan (english) (full story)
www.dawn.com