Flashpoints

Flashpoints – August 30, 2006

A new study in the prestigious Lancet Journal of Medicine shows that under the US-imposed Haiti government, there were rampant human rights violations, including murder, beatings and sexual assault by the National Police; also, the Block Report returns today with an in-depth look at independent media and its effect in the way we see the news; we’ll also feature an ongoing report on continuing attacks of the San Francisco Bayview Newspaper website; and the Knight Report.

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