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Fallujah, April 2004

this page updated
20 Apr 2004

WEBLOGS FROM IRAQ

Voices in the Wilderness
(many writers)

Baghdad Burning
(anonymous)

Empire Notes
(Rahul Ramajan)

Iraq Dispatches
(Dahr Jamail)

No Logo
(Naomi Klein)

Reports from Baghdad (Sura)

IRAQ NEWS SITES

Axis of Logic
Iraq page

Electronic Iraq

Free Arab Voice

Iraq Occupation Watch

Juan Cole Informed Comment

IRAQ TIMELINES

Guardian

Infoplease

Eye-witness accounts

'Getting aid past US snipers is impossible', Jo Wilding, Guardian, 17 April

Radio Netherlands interview with Lee Gordon, Indymedia London, 14 April

Fallujah: an eye-witness account, Helen Williams, News Wales, 14 April

Inside the fire, Jo Wilding, Open Democracy, 13 April

'Fear is transmuting into anger', Rahul Mahajan, Democracy Now!, 13 April

Report from Fallujah: destroying a town in order to 'save' it, Rahul Ramajan, Empire Notes, 12 April

Americans slaughtering civilians in Falluja, Dahr Jamail, Iraq Dispatches, 11 April

Audio report on situation in Falluja, Paola Gaspiroli, Indymedia UK, 11 April

Falluja massacre update, Ewa Jasiewicz, Italy Indymedia, 10 April

Other reports

For Marine snipers, war is up close and personal, Tony Perry, Boston Globe, 19 April

Report from Baghdad: hospital closings and war crimes, Rahul Ramajan, CounterPunch, 19 April

Iraqi health minister presses authorities to explain U.S. targeting, Dahr Jamail, 18 April

Revolts in Iraq deepen crisis in occupation, Rajiv Chandrasekaran and Karl Vick, Washington Post, 18 April

U.S. forces kill 15 in fresh Fallujah 'massacre': Iraqis, Islam Online, 16 April

War reports from civilians stir up Iraqis against US, Christine Hauser, New York Times, 14 April

Fallujah refugees describe horrors of U.S. siege, Aaron Glanz, Democracy Now!, 13 April

'There were bodies by the road but no one stopped', Jack Fairweather, Daily Telegraph, 12 April

Scale of Falluja violence emerges, BBC News, 12 April

Falluja toll tops 600, Al Jazeera, 12 April

Massacre in Fallujah: over 600 dead, Aaron Glantz, Democracy Now!, 12 April

Plea to lift siege as toll mounts, Al Jazeera, 8 April

Photos

Photos from Falluja, Portland Independent Media Center, 7 April (full set: Falluja seige, Aljazeera)

Background

A timeline of tensions, Washington Post, 11 April

Driven by national pride, Jonathan Steele, Guardian, 2 April

Violent response: the U.S. army in Al-Falluja, Human Rights Watch, 2004
(Investigation of the killing of 20 demonstrators by US troops in Fallujah, 28 and 30 April 2003)

Interpretation

Turning into Israel?, Juan Cole, Salon.com, 16 April

A strategy disintegrates, Paul Rogers, Open Democracy, 15 April

Reprisal in Fallujah, Michael Gillespie, Media Monitors Network, 15 April

The inevitable logic of US repression in Iraq, Richard Phillips, World Socialist Web Site, 12 April

Responses

Who will speak out? Ronan Bennett, Guardian, 17 April

Losing Falluja, editorial, Guardian, 15 April

Hold your head high, you are in Fallujah!, Amer Jubran, Axis of Logic, 12 April