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Thu, Sep. 11th, 2008, 06:17 pm
September the 11th!

Hey, i just realised it's September 11th, a most important anniversary: It's exactly 25 years since a US-backed military coup began an era of bloodshed and privateering in Chile.

Lest we forget.

Epoch Times (a newspaper that's apparently quite partial to Falun Gong; see the blog discussion) is reporting that Australian Labor Party ministers in the Rudd Government, specifically Steven Smith (Foreign Affairs) and Robert McClelland (Attorney-General) are attempting to prevent torture cases from being pursued against members of the Chinese government in the Australian legal system. Entirely consistent with the stance of people like Kevin Rudd toward massacres in East Timor. I tend to believe it.

Thu, Sep. 11th, 2008 11:11 am (UTC)
(Anonymous)

And I see that the "people's encyclopedia" Wikipedia (so it doesn't exactly call itself that, preferring instead "the free encyclopedia" but a lot of people seem to think of it in that fashion) is memorialising the Sept 11, 2001 terrorist attacks by making the page "United Airlines Flight 93" its featured article today...

-B