Saturday, August 18, 2007

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The family of Iraqi journalist Suhad Shakir Fadhil display a picture of her with candles after she was likely mistaken for a bomber by Western security and shot dead. Click on the picture for a larger view and an MSNBC report.

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Alive in Baghdad narrates how an Iraqi journalist — Suhad Shakir — was shot dead in her car while driving and how her murder still remains a mystery.
Suhad, 36, wanted to go to college and become a journalist since she was young. Her parents, like many, tried to dissuade their daughter from going into the arts, pushing her to take more science and math classes. Instead she studied English and became ever more interested in the international community.

She briefly held a job with the Washington Post, as well as Al-Atyaaf Radio, Al Iraqiyah, the state satellite channel, and when she was killed she had been working in the Green Zone at an office assisting with the distribution of social services to Iraqis.
Natasha Tynes from Jordan writes that her country will be accepting 50,000 Iraqi children in schools and wonders: “Where’s the applause?” Meanwhile, Last of the Iraqis recalls how humiliation and terror replaced a long deserved holiday in Jordan in a moving post which chronicles the inhumane treatment Iraqis receive at the Amman Airport.

Ever wonder what's going on in the kitchen at your local hospital? Dominican blogger Jose Rodriguez has pictures: La Cocina de un Centro Hospitalario - Fotos. Don't view while eating.

There's more NYP mullarkey afoot in Singapore... we'll just let XiaXue tell it like it is! offers Lil Kim Or Lil Smut????? and Foxy In Trouble Again…

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