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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


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Flashpoints – April 14, 2004

US soldiers hover on the outskirts of Najaf, threatening the city with what could amount to a massacre and the destruction of an ancient city; also, mass murderer and bribester, Ariel Sharon in Washington to seal the deal with Bush on the West Bank steal; the former Justice Minister of Haiti talks about the phony … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 13, 2004

Expanding violence in Iraq and the kidnapping of foreigners as the situation on the ground continues to worsen; we’ll have two reports from Baghdad; Flashpoints special correspondent Kevin Pina in studio to report on the ongoing US-supported massacres in Haiti’s killing fields; plus the Knight Report.


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Flashpoints – April 12, 2004

More violence rocks Baghdad and Fallujah; as the US occupying forces vow to “capture or kill” Moqtada al-Sadr; we’ll feature eyewitness reports from the ground in Fallujah and Baghdad; we’ll also hear a report from the ongoing killing fields in Haiti after the US-led coup there; and we’ll feature a report with the first indigenous … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 9, 2004

A report from Iraq on the bloody situation in Fallujah, where the death toll has risen to more than 450 with over a thousand wounded; we’ll also feature a report on the situation in Baghdad, where gun battles and bomboings have punctuated another day of the unraveling of the US occupation; also, Military Families Speak … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 8, 2004

Today on Flashpoints, Sunni and Shia Muslims unite against U. S. occupiers in Iraq; we’ll feature a report from our special correspondent on the growing number of innocent Iraqis been killed by U.S. occupiers; also we hear a report from Baghdad on what U.S corporations aren’t doing with the billions they been given to recreate … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 7, 2004

US forces open fire on Mosques as the situation continues to worsen in occupied Iraq, we’ll feature reports from the ground as well as an interview with Robert Fisk; also, an in-depth discussion on the climate of political terror in Haiti as the death squads and former military continue their reign of terror, we’ll be … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 6, 2004

Today on Flashpoints, a dozen more marines are killed in Ramadi during a fierce confrontation with Shia muslims loyal to Moqtada Sadr; Meanwhile US attack helicopters kill more than twenty in Falluja; We feature reports from the ground in Iraq and interviews with two middle eastern scholars: Also Flashpoints Special Correspondent Lynn Duff reports from … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 5, 2004

Iraq is in flames: we’ll go to occupied Baghdad with a full report from Pretap Chatterjee; we’ll speak with Dr. Paul Farmer about the current political situation in Haiti as well as the dire medical catastrophe that is worsening by the day; a look at the juvenile justice system after California Youth Authority guards violently … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 2, 2004

Israeli security forces attack Palestinian worshippers at the al-Aqsa Mosque on the heels of a raid against a mental hospital in Bethlehem; we’ll have a discussion on the implications of the expanding resistance in Iraq; we’ll have an update from the ground in Haiti; and we’ll open the phones to discuss the situation in Iraq … Continued