Flashpoints

Flashpoints – March 3, 2005

Israel moves to confiscate another chunk of the west bank for illegal occupation. We’ll have a special report from Nora Barrows Friedman. Also the two main parties in Mexico, the PRI and the PAN, collaborate to illegally arrest, prosecute and jail a key opponent in next years presidential election… We have an update on the … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 2, 2005

US continues to pressure Syria to pull out of Lebanon in the wake of the resignation of the Lebanese Government, also, growing resistance among military families to the Iraqi War. A look at the impact of US imposed democracy in El Salvador, our weekly environmental report Earth Matters investigates mountain top decapitation in Tennessee, and … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 1, 2005

Defense secretary Rumsfeld is sued by the ACLU in Federal Court for Torture and abuse. We’ll feature an interview with the Lead Attorney on the case. Also new leftist president Tabare Vasquez sworn into office in Uruguay as Hugo and Fidel look on. A report from the Flashpoints team from the West Bank on the … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 28, 2005

Haitian National Police open fire on a peaceful lavalas demonstration calling for the return of Jean Bertrand Aristide. We’ll feature an eye witness account of the melee. Also, activists worry for the safety of the Haitian prime minister Evan Neptune, who’s where abouts are unclear at this time. We’ll take a look at the unraveling … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 25, 2005

An exclusive story on Saturday’s phony prison break in Haiti and the former soldier who now claims he was paid by a member of the Latorture government to assassinate Prime Minister Yvonne Neptune. Also, Flashpoints Special correspondent Dahr Jammail in Studio and in Oakland tonight, also Nora Barrows Friedman from the Dheisheh refugee camp.


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Flashpoints – February 24, 2005

A special report from the martyrs cemetery on the West Bank of Palestine, with Nora Barrows Friedman and Babak Tondre; also powerful voices from the world social forum, a new alternative global meeting place for activists trying to make a difference, among the most powerful of those voices, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.


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Flashpoints – February 23, 2005

Flashpoints Associate producer Nora Barrows Friedman is on the ground in the Dheisheh Refugee camp in occupied West Bank. She brings us her first report with the voices of the Palestinian refugees. Also we continue with the documentary, Dispatches; The Killing Zones, ISM activists killed by Israelis, and the knight report.


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Flashpoints – February 22, 2005

Flashpoints Associate producer Nora Barrows Friedman is on the ground in the Dheisheh Refugee camp in occupied West Bank. She brings us her first report with the voices of the Palestinian refugees. Also we continue with the documentary, Dispatches; The Killing Zones, ISM activists killed by Israelis, and the Knight Report.