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Babbler # 11323

posted 01 June 2006 07:53 PM      Profile for unionist     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
From BBC World News

The BBC has uncovered new video evidence that US forces may have been responsible for the deliberate killing of 11 innocent Iraqi civilians.

The video appears to challenge the US military's account of events that took place in the town of Ishaqi in March...

The US military has announced that coalition troops in Iraq are to have ethical training following the furore surrounding the alleged killings.

For the next 30 days, they would receive lessons in "core warrior values", a military statement said.

According to the Americans, the building collapsed under heavy fire killing four people - a suspect, two women and a child.

But a report filed by Iraqi police accused US troops of rounding up and deliberately shooting 11 people in the house, including five children and four women, before blowing up the building...

You should watch the video clip on the linked site.

"Ethical training" for U.S. troops! Mercy killing for their political leaders would be more appropriate. I thought I had abandoned capital punishment long ago. But stories like this one shake one's convictions to the core.

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posted 01 June 2006 10:23 PM      Profile for RookieActivist     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
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posted 02 June 2006 12:05 PM      Profile for eau        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Ethical training , looks to me like a good place to start might be at the White House, Leadership usually starts right at the top.

Bush and Rumsfeld agreed to torture to the point that vital organs weren't damaged. Why don't they put a couple of the alleged Al Queda people in a court of law so we can see just what they meant.

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posted 02 June 2006 12:26 PM      Profile for Noise     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
That video ends on a exceedingly brutal note. A pregnant women was being rushed to the hospital. American soldiers shot and killed her when the driver of her vehicle mistakenly got into the wrong lane.

Think they'll use Abu Ghraib to detain American soldiers next?

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