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  IPI - International Press Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
With 19 journalists killed in Iraq, 14 during the war, five in the aftermath, and two missing presumed dead, 2003 was one of the bloodiest years in recent times for war reporting.
It is significant that a number of deaths in Iraq might have been avoided if combat soldiers had been given the same information as their superiors regarding the whereabouts of journalists.
Leaders of impoverished countries seek new ways to stay in power and their political parties are resistant to either change or opposition.
www.freemedia.at /wpfr/intro_wpfr.htm   (2487 words)

  
 Politics1 - Guide to the Inactive 2004 Democratic Presidential Prospects
In November 2003, Hillary spoke in Iowa and made it very clear she believed the 2004 Democratic field was a "strong Democratic field" of candidates similar to the 1992 field -- and that no additional candidates were needed.
Gephardt's role as leader of the House Democrats for eight years created a natural, nationwide network of supporters and provided him with visible platform from which to be heard.
In October 2003, Lieberman announced he was pulling out of the Iowa contest (traditionally dominated by liberal voters) and was going to mainly focus his efforts on contests in more centrist early states: New Hampshire, Arizona and Oklahoma.
www.politics1.com /dems04.htm   (13615 words)

  
 Iraq
Persons were executed arbitrarily because of their association with an opposition group or as part of a continuing effort to reduce prison populations.
The list of offenses with mandatory death penalties grew substantially in the last years of the regime and included minor offenses such as smuggling cars and spare parts.
This 2003 report covers the human rights record of the regime of Saddam Hussein until its fall on April 9.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2003/27928.htm   (8704 words)

  
 Pentagon: Ex-Iraqi Leader Aziz Is in Custody (washingtonpost.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In a list of 55 senior Iraqi government officials being sought by U.S. authorities, Aziz was number 43 and rated a spot as the eight of spades in the deck of cards that the U.S. military issued with those 55 officials.
Security issues were high on the list of priorities among those attending the meeting, underscored by a string of hostilities reported in recent days in different parts of the country.
The leader of the organization, Ahmad Chalabi, was flown into southern Iraq with some fighters by U.S. forces, prompting critics to charge that the Pentagon was favoring him in the process to select new Iraqi leaders.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn?pagename=article&node=&contentId=A31918-2003Apr24¬Found=true   (1767 words)

  
 CNN.com - East Africa leaders meet on terror - January 10, 2002
The move is being watched closely in Washington and London as two of the countries -- Somalia and the Sudan -- are known to have been a haven in the past for followers of Osama bin Laden.
The proposal for the "identification of terrorism" and fighting it "within international legitimacy" was being discussed on Thursday by national leaders including Kenya's President Daniel Arap Moi and the head of Somalia's transitional government (TNG), Abdulkassim Salat Hassan.
Sudan is on the list of nations accused by the U.S. of being "state sponsors of terrorism" though it has been cooperating with Washington over intelligence on bin Laden's al Qaeda network.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/africa/01/10/ret.sudan.terror   (522 words)

  
 Tanzania
They have 6 months to submit lists of at least 200 members in 10 of the country's 26 regions, including 2 regions in Zanzibar, to secure full registration and to be eligible to field candidates for election.
Muslim leaders complained that the number of Muslim students invited to enroll in government-run schools still was not equal to the number of Christian students.
He also allegedly instructed village leaders to ensure that no asylum seekers from Burundi were allowed in the way stations and ordered the immediate removal of an asylum seeker who had arrived at one of the way stations.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2003/27756.htm   (13492 words)

  
 WHRnet Issue - Women and Political Participation
Women political leaders, few or many they may be, can only make a difference if they are able to translate their political power into political, social, economic and cultural advancement of women and other marginalized groups.
Women political leaders have to overcome identity politics, local elite politics and control by family dynasties, which in many developing countries have been the same forces that have allowed women to access positions of political power in the first place.
The United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women reports that as of September 30, 2003, 174 countries or 90 percent of the members of the United Nations have become party to the Convention.
www.whrnet.org /docs/issue-women-politics.html   (3654 words)

  
 Recall in California
The 2003 recall movement against Governor Gray Davis was spearheaded by the People's Advocate, the anti-tax group founded by Paul Gann, and now headed by his associate, Ted Costa, and by a group of Republican Party activists including Shawn Steel, outgoing state Republican Party Chairman, and Sal Russo, a leading GOP strategist.
On July 23, 2003, two constitutional law scholars from the University of San Diego filed a suit in the federal district court in San Diego challenging the right of a voter to vote only for a replacement candidate without first voting yea/nea on the governor's recall.
The 2003 Multilingual Survey of California Voters, USC Annenberg Institute for Justice and Journalism, The Pew Center, The Thomas Rivera Policy Institute, New California Media, Sept. 26, 2003.
www.igs.berkeley.edu /library/htRecall2003.html   (4631 words)

  
 Cambodia, Landmine Monitor Report 2003
Tasks identified for 2003 include the reduction of the size of the mined areas identified by LIS using a wide variety of procedures, methods, and tools.
At the provincial level, CMAC receives a list of areas to be cleared from the Land Use Planning Unit (LUPU) and makes assessments on access roads, soil condition, vegetation, wet/dry season and land use.
An undated external evaluation of the project received by Landmine Monitor in January 2003 found that the CBMRR project had succeeded in setting up effective community networks for MRE, that the messages were reaching the target audience and that there was an increased awareness of mines/UXO risk.
www.icbl.org /lm/2003/cambodia.html   (7685 words)

  
 Erdos & Morgan: Syndicated Research - 2002-2003 Opinion Leaders Study
Opinion Leaders Study is a national study of contemporary issue involvement and media influences.
It is the best-known and most widely used survey of thought leaders in the U.S. Many of the most prestigious media and advertising companies in the country purchase and make use of the report.
Opinion leaders, for the purpose of this study, are defined as those individuals whose influence on business, social, political, environmental and educational issues far exceed their numbers in the population.
www.erdosmorgan.com /sr/2002-3_ols.html   (309 words)

  
 List of state leaders in 2003 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Abel Goumba, Prime Minister of the Central African Republic (2003)
Tion Otang, Chairman of the Council of State of Kiribati (2003)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_governmental_leaders_in_2003   (3117 words)

  
 Vital Signs 2003: What You Can Do: Worldwatch Institute News
Vital Signs 2003 highlights the disparity of resource use between rich and poor people, and how this is harming the well-being of all.
By making wiser consumption choices and demanding action from governmental, civic, and business leaders, we can improve our health, the condition of the environment, and the stability of society.
If you are a community leader, start a public discussion about AIDS to dispel myths and break down barriers to effective prevention and treatment.
www.worldwatch.org /press/news/2003/05/23   (1629 words)

  
 today's burmanet, news, views and opinions on Burma today
The acts of the SPDC leaders are entirely against the spirit of their slogans that they have been shouting of “Non-disintegration of the Union”, “Non-disintegration of national unity” and the “Rule of law” etc. Their acts will negatively affect on national unity in their continuous acts with the cruel manner.
The Shan leaders are those who have been endeavouring for the emergence of national unity, democracy, genuine federation and true peace.
Though the SPDC leaders have been shouting the slogans of “Non-disintegration of the Union”, “Non-disintegration of national unity” and the “Rule of law” etc., their acts are entirely against the spirit of their slogans.
www.burmanet.org /bnn_today.shtml   (3655 words)

  
 International Government Organizations: Guide to Sources
It is not an exhaustive list of IGO's collected at MSU, nor is it a complete list of their documents and publications.
Leaders' Declarations back to 1993 and Ministerial Statements back to 1989 are also included.
There is a numerical list of documents at the front of each part of each session, a subject index and classified index at the back.
www.lib.msu.edu /publ_ser/docs/igos/igoorg.htm   (3750 words)

  
 Women's Enews Announces 21 Leaders-2003
The 21 Leaders, with ages that range from 13 to 83, were selected after the Women's Enews board members and staff pored over the nominees' biographies for hours, researching, asking questions, seeking balance and diversity in every measurable way.
One leader is extraordinarily young, Atlanta's Kenya Jordana James, a 13-year-old magazine publisher; another, Philadelphia's Ernesta D. Ballard, has been an activist for women's rights for nearly six decades, helping to create 25 years ago the ground-breaking fund-raising organization, Women's Way, and still participating in its development.
The leaders all have made a significant impact on the lives of women and girls by alleviating a problem; striving for change; using the law to pursue peace and justice; influencing the unaware; or showing others their human potential and possibility for change.
www.womensenews.org /article.cfm?aid=1164   (2167 words)

  
 MSN Resource Centre - Codes: Codes Memo 13   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 2003, WRAP will face a number of challenges, primarily concerning the credibility of its factory audits and certifications, and the lack of transparency in the process.
Already, in January 2003, reports of violations of freedom of association at two WRAP-certified factories, in Thailand and Honduras, are raising serious concerns about not only the credibility of WRAP audits and certifications, but also the lack of any mechanisms for registering complaints.
In 2003, there will be a pressing need to clarify the role of local NGOs and labour groups in code monitoring and verification processes, and the specific role of independent monitoring groups in relationship to the role of unions and ministries of labour.
www.maquilasolidarity.org /resources/codes/memo13.htm   (8410 words)

  
 The Anti-Drug Abuse Acts: The History of Drug Laws in the US   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There was little sympathy for drug users and addicts, and especially with a newer, far more frightening word in the vocabulary – AIDS – the metaphor of drug addict as disease-spreading vampire was given new life.
With very little debate, Congressional leaders quickly passed a series of laws that elevated the War on Drugs to a level that would have grave implications for the nation’s legal and public health systems.
The information, essays, lectures, presentations, reading list and other materials/references presented by Dr. Kevin T. McCauley, Director of Medical Education, Sober Living by the Sea, are offered solely in an educational context and are therefore designed to support, not replace, any relationship that may exist between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.
www.addictiondoctor.com /pages/antidrugabuseacts.htm   (990 words)

  
 Pravda.RU Ivanov Continues to Follow the Right Path
In 2002 former countries of the Soviet Union, China, South Korea and Latin American countries became the world leaders on the so-called “export” of children, who were later adopted in the USA.
With an Internet petition for Russian president Putin and the president of Dagestan Magomedov they call on both political leaders to do everything in their power to help Arjan Erkel More details...
Governmental officials suggested the use of wood as a way to produce heating and electric power
english.pravda.ru /main/2003/03/05/44012.html   (2781 words)

  
 List of international organization leaders in 2003... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 How Public is Public Radio?
Current and former military sources (a subset of governmental sources) were 3 percent of total sources.
At least 83 percent of journalists appearing on NPR in June 2003 were employed by commercial U.S. media outlets, many at outlets famous for influencing news- room agendas throughout the country (16 from the New York Times alone, and another seven from the Washington Post).
The remainder of elite sources was distributed among religious leaders (2 percent) and political professionals, including campaign staff and consultants (1 percent).
www.fair.org /index.php?page=1180   (2574 words)

  
 The Head Heeb : Knocking Down 4000 Years of Icons
Foday Sankoh, the former leader of Sierra Leone's Revolutionary United Front and the perpetrator of some of the worst atrocities ever committed in Africa, died today in prison while awaiting trial for war crimes.
The stated purpose of the project is to encourage large numbers of Israelis and Palestinians to begin conversations about peace and reconciliation in order to increase pressure on their leaders to follow suit, and to demonstrate to their leaders and the world that there is a "hunger for dialogue" on both sides.
The question presented by the case at bar is not whether Fuck is a desirable or attractive word, or whether a juvenile should be calling his principal a fucker or a fucking fag.
headheeb.blogspot.com /2003_07_27_headheeb_archive.html   (6371 words)

  
 TIME Asia Magazine: Control Issues -- May. 12, 2003
Despite an April 30 governmental edict ordering migrant workers to stay put to prevent them spreading the disease farther into the nation's interior, most of Beijing's outlying shantytowns have emptied as their frightened residents flee the SARS hot zone.
Wang Shu is one of the few souls left in Dual Springs, and he's had to temporarily close his pool hall because of a citywide decree to shutter all entertainment venues until May 9.
The stage is set for a massive political realignment, with the fate of China's new leaders Party chief and President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao in the hot seat.
www.time.com /time/asia/magazine/article/0,13673,501030512-449521,00.html   (1400 words)

  
 Muslim, Christian, Jewish Leaders Release Joint Peace Guidelines
April 30, 2003, CHICAGO - As President Bush prepared his Thursday evening address to announce "the end of the Iraq war," more than 75 Muslim, Christian, Jewish and other faith leaders from across the United States converged on Chicago to issue a set of principles to lead toward a peaceful future.
As people of faith and leaders of diverse religious communities, we recognize that we are at a moment of choice even more urgent than before the war in Iraq began.
We are faced with choices between hope and courage or fear and violence; between a future characterized by global solidarity, international cooperation and multilateral action or one characterized by unilateralism and wars by choice rather than necessity; continuing terrorism; unfettered efforts to extend U.S. power, and the exploitation of fear.
www.ncccusa.org /news/03news51.html   (1208 words)

  
 CNN.com - Saddam's deputy prime minister in custody - Apr. 24, 2003
Aziz, who was often the public face of the regime on the international stage, was No. 43 on the list of the 55 most-wanted Iraqis and was the "eight of spades" in the deck of cards being circulated by coalition troops.
While it is considered unlikely that he would know the location of weapons of mass destruction, he "may be able to confirm their existence," the official said.
Garner said "the governmental process" will be in place by the end of next week.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/meast/04/24/sprj.irq.war.main   (1317 words)

  
 Project News & Upcoming Events: 2003
In May 2003, the initiative will be launched in Africa at the second meeting of the Global Advisory Committee of the Digital Diaspora Initiative.
The Global Summit of Women has celebrated women's leadership worldwide by bringing together women business, professional, and governmental leaders from around the world for three days of stimulating sessions led by opinion leaders and influencers who happen to be women.
From October 24 until November 21st 2003, young women from across the globe will connect in an electronic forum to discuss strategies for integration of gender dimensions and empowerment of young women and girls at all levels of the ICT for development field.
www.wougnet.org /Events/projectnews03.html   (6366 words)

  
 Informed Comment : 10/01/2003 - 10/31/2003
In contrast, the favorite of the Pentagon and the neocons, corrupt financier Ahmad Chalabi, was only approved of by about one fourth of respondents, even though he was promoted onto the IGC by the Americans and even served as president for a month.
The arrest of a senior prayer leader in Fallujah sparked a protest Wednesday by 100 religious and tribal leaders.
They say his organizing activities have come to be seen as a growing threat, and he will be charged in the murder of Majid al-Khoei on April 10, based on interviews with over 20 men apprehended in the wake of that incident.
www.juancole.com /2003_10_01_juancole_archive.html   (12349 words)

  
 Liberia - UN Security Council - Global Policy Forum
In compliance with Security Council Resolution 1521 (2003) the Council approved the “assets freeze list.” The list freezes funds, other financial assets and economic resources of former President Charles Taylor and his associates.
According to one, the decision is “a slap in the face to the UN and the whole peace effort” and exemplifies Bush administration apathy toward the conflict.
Liberia complains to the UN arguing that its neighbor, Guinea, is supporting the rebel Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy (LURD.) Liberian President Charles Taylor says that the government of Guinea is facilitating the establishment of LURD by permitting the recruitment, training and arming of Liberian refugees living in the territory of its country.
www.globalpolicy.org /security/issues/liberindex.htm   (7671 words)

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