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No sir the war is not over!

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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No sir the war is not over! by Farah Muhsin Eleven years have passed since the historic day of the fall of Baghdad dawned on all Iraqis, marking the end of an era but the beginning of another deadly one. Eleven years have passed and over 100,000 lives were lost and millions were displaced, more [...]

Help an Iraqi single mother!

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

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Help an Iraqi single mother! In the lawsuit against the Bush war criminals, Saleh v. Bush, single mother of five, Sundus Shaker Saleh alleges the Iraq War was a premeditated war against the Iraqi people.   Sundus Saleh with her four children Here’s Yes Magazine’s account of Saleh’s story: “Prior to the arrival of U.S. forces, [...]

Hope of Healing for Sundus Shaker Saleh, an Iraqi Mother by Alice Walker

Friday, October 4, 2013

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When the US invaded Iraq in 2003 Sundus Shaker Saleh, an Iraqi single mother of five, lost her home and her property, and was forced to flee to Jordan.  A decade later, Saleh is the lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against six key members of the Bush administration. They’re arguing that, since the war was [...]

Iraq struggle continues!

Thursday, October 3, 2013

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When US Labor Against the War (USLAW) learned that Iraqi unions had been invited to attend last months AFL-CIO convention in Los Angeles, but were offered no financial assistance to travel, a decision was made to use USLAW Labor Solidarity Fund resources to underwrite the expenses of at least one union leader.  USLAW decided to [...]

“The System Isn’t Set Up for the Applicants”

Saturday, January 3, 2009

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Amman, Part II: Washing the Heart with Tears; or, Najlaa, Teach Us How to Heal People

Monday, December 29, 2008

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Have you ever realized, after a particularly bitter fight or an angry encounter, that you’ve flat out broken your relationship with someone, whether they’re a friend or a stranger? You know that sinking feeling you get, realizing how much work it will take to repair the trust? This morning we met with Najlaa, a former [...]

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