Voice from the Commonwealth
Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams

Wednesday, April 09, 2003

Why is it that al-Jazeera feels that they have to get all of their people out of Baghdad? Could it be they feel that their coverage will warrant the people of the city giving them the same sendoff that they got from citizens of Kabul? That is, stoned on the way out of town.

The station's editor-in-chief on Wednesday called on coalition forces to help the network's journalists leave the city.

"I believe that none of them are safe any more, whether in Baghdad or the rest of Iraq, even those who are with American troops," Ibrahim Hilal told French news agency AFP

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