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Blackwater News-links 11-17 December 2007
Last Updated on Tuesday, December 18, 2007 22:51

17/12/07

Fear-mongers want to prolong war
Montgomery Advertiser - Montgomery,AL,USA
Firms like Blackwater, Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR), and Halliburton will not make huge profits if the United States is at peace.

Blackwater in Baghdad: “It was a horror movie”
New testimony from witnesses and victims provides the most in-depth, harrowing account to date of the U.S. security firm’s deadly rampage in Iraq.
Jennifer Daskal, Salon
For Khalaf, a 38-year-old Iraqi, Sept. 16 started like many other sunny summer workdays. He donned his police uniform — a white shirt, navy trousers and hat — and headed to Baghdad’s busy Nissour Square. By 7 a.m. he was out in the street, directing the flow of traffic coming from the multi-laned Yarmouk access road into the square. When he spotted four large all-terrain vehicles with guns mounted on top, he did what he always did. He stopped traffic and cleared the area for what he knew, from the tell-tale sign of the two accompanying helicopters, to be a security firm’s convoy. At first, this seemed completely normal for the totally abnormal world of Baghdad in September 2007. “Convoys are common,” explained Khalaf. But this convoy made an unexpected U-turn, drove the wrong way around the one-way square, stopped in the middle of it and started shooting. Fifteen minutes later, 17 Iraqi civilians were dead, dozens more wounded, and a white sedan that had been engulfed in flames contained two bodies charred beyond recognition. “It was a horror movie,” said Khalaf, describing the aftermath of the now notorious Blackwater shootings….
www.uruknet.de/?p=39274

16/12/07

Mitt Romney: Tabernacle Choirboy or Blackwater Mercenary
by Robert Weitzel
‘Don’t Mormons believe that Jesus and the devil are brothers?’
– Mike Huckabee

Mitt Romney, like his great-grandfather who had five wives, is a polygamist. His problem? The Mormon Church?as well as the United States government?outlawed polygamy for its ?Saints? in 1890.
www.atlanticfreepress.com/index.php?option=
com_content&task=view&id=3050&Itemid=81

Atrocity
By Windspike
Another female employee of Halliburton says she was raped by her co-workers in Iraq.4 Employees of Blackwater, another private contracting firm in Iraq, were accused of killing innocent Iraqi civilians, and that incident turned into an …
military.teambio.org/2007/12/15/atrocity/

15/12/07

Halliburton Gang Rape
By Mandy Benson
Why am I not surprised when I read that a 20 year old working for Halliburton was drugged and gang-raped by Halliburton/KBR co-workers in Baghdad, then held in a shipping container injured and bleeding, without food or water for at …
www.canow.org/canoworg/2007/12/halliburton-emp.html

US Contractors in Iraq: Raping in the Name of Freedom
By mole333(mole333)
Another female employee of Halliburton says she was raped by her co-workers in Iraq.4 Employees of Blackwater, another private contracting firm in Iraq, were accused of killing innocent Iraqi civilians, and that incident turned into an …
moleprogressive.blogspot.com/2007/12/
us-contractors-in-iraq-raping-in-name.html

Halliburton and other contractors immune to the law?
By JC Carter
Another female employee of Halliburton says she was raped by her co-workers in Iraq. Employees of Blackwater, another private contracting firm in Iraq, were accused of killing innocent Iraqi civilians, and that incident turned into an …
jmbell.org/blog/2007/12/14/halliburton-
and-other-contractors-immune-to-the-law/

11/12/07

US: Disputed in Iraq, Blackwater Now Splits California Town
www.corpwatch.org/article.php?id=14842

 

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