internationales weblog zum irak-konflikt, dem "krieg gegen terrorismus", etc.: fakten, meinungen, hintergr´┐Żnde
international blog on the conflict in iraq and "war on terrorism" and the like: facts, opinions, backgrounds


News: "Al-Jazeera 'no more biased than other TV channels'
The Iraqi government's ban on the Arab satellite TV news channel is a mistake, say critics
By David Usborne in New York
08 August 2004
The lead story yesterday on the English-language website of al-Jazeera, the Qatar-based television news channel, was not about the closing of its office in Baghdad for 30 days by the interim government in Iraq. It focused instead on new Iraqi legislation to grant amnesty to minor criminals in the country.
What is telling, however, is how the story begins: 'The US-installed interim Iraqi PM, Iyad Allawi ...' "


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