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Flashpoints – April 27, 2004

Today on Flashpoints, Falluja under heavy attack by US Occupation Forces using fighter jets, attack helicopters, tanks, and heavily armed ground forces. Eyewitnesses accounts report as many as ten explosions a minute for extended periods. We’ll have a report from the field and speak with regional experts about the ramifications of the US’ all out … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 26, 2004

Today on Flashpoints, murder, mayhem, and growing resistance to the US Occupation of Iraq. Israeli occupiers continue to execute Palestinian children throwing stones. Senior producer Nora Barrows-Friedman continues to report on the impacts of the Occupation. And, remembering the catastrophe called Chernobyl, a lookback eighteen years after the worst nuclear accident in history. And of … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 23, 2004

Israeli colonizers continue their murders of young children. More violence in Baghdad with a report from our special correspondent Dahr Jamail. In Haiti, US marines close in on entire neighborhoods where President Aristide had his strongest support. Cesar Cruz on a march and fast against draconian budget cuts in the school system. And of course, … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 22, 2004

A live report from Flashpoints Senior Producer Nora Barrows-Friedman on the ground in Hebron; Dahr Jamail in Fallujah on the ongoing US massacre; also special excerpts from a teach-in on the occupation of Haiti with Pierre Labossiere, founder of the Haiti Action Network; and the bittersweet worldwide celebration of the 50th birthday of political prisoner … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 19, 2004

US troops create a medical nightmare in Iraq by raiding hospitals and emergency rooms even as people are being treated. We’ll feature a special report from Iraq on the situation on the ground in Baghdad and on the failure of US Corporations to rebuild the crumbling medical infrastructure. Also John Negroponte becomes the new US … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 16, 2004

An on the ground report from occupied Baghdad with our special correspondent, where violence and unrest continues to spread throughout Iraq; we go to Nablus for a report on the Bush-Sharon theft of Palestinian land; Haitians still in hiding, we’ll speak with Flashpoints special correspondent Lyn Duff on the ground in Port-au-Prince; we’ll take a … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 15, 2004

San Francisco-based reporter and human rights activist David Martinez abducted by the Mujahadeen and then released; we’ll hear his account of his two days with the resistance in Fallujah; also, Flashpoints special correspondent Dahr Jamail on life in Baghdad; we’ll feature two tax-day protest reports from Solange Echeverria; Barbara Lubin with more reaction on the … Continued