Alli Snow (allisnow) wrote,
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Human Shields Plan Collapsing

Abdul al-Hashimi, head of Saddam Hussein's Peace and Solidarity Organisation, ordered the volunteers to disperse to nine sites in Baghdad or leave. Most of the activists thought that they would be "shielding" schools or hospitals, but the sites on Mr
al-Hashimi's list include power stations, oil refineries and water purification plants.

"We had been told we would go to humanitarian sites, specifically hospitals," said Ken O'Keefe, a former US marine who has emerged as the informal leader of the activists. "But we've now been told that we can't go to those places"


LOL. At the risk of sounding vulgar... no shit!

Darn those mean and nasty totalitarian dictators!

Read the full article on news.telegraph.co.uk.
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