Thursday, December 09, 2004

Fallujah in Pictures

Fallujah in Pictures: "As the site has grown, we have received notice that we must address the copyright issue in order to stay live. As of now, the pictures are down.

We are working out arrangements with various news organizations to keep the site up. They have all been receptive and reasonable.

Please support this site by making a donation.

Most pictures will be back up in the next 12-24 hours, and the rest shortly after that.

But we need your help.

Hopefully, this is a positive step towards building something that can really last."

Recent press clippings:

"Judging by the reaction of several soldiers and military experts, a
comparison of the two presentations shows, among other things, how the
mightof the U.S. military can be matched by a single blogger working part
time."' "As far as the blog site, this is information operations at its
finest,"said one Marine officer who has served in Iraq. "IO is about influence,
and this piece tries to influence people by depicting the human cost of

- Tom Ricks, The Washington Post

"While both the mainstream media and the Bush administration do their
best to present Americans with an air-brushed picture of war, a site called
"Fallujah in Pictures" reminds us of the high price of an occupation
gone wrong."
- Alternet

The war in Iraq, and the devastation in Fallujah, has inexplicably
disappeared from the front pages of many newspapers, so this might be
the right time to point anyone still interested to a Web site called
"Fallujah in Pictures."
- Greg Mitchell, Editor and Publisher

"My hat is off to you. Keep up the great work!"
- Dahr Jamail

"But with the digital era's unblinking eye and ever-growing bandwidth,
even the furtive Bush White House can't keep all the bad stuff locked away.
(Abu Ghraib, of course, being one prime example.) One blogger (whose
identity is not readily apparent on the site) has collected some recent images at
Fallujah In Pictures, most of which come from Reuters, AP, AFP and
Al Jazeera. For those seeking more documentary evidence of what's
happened there -- and not for the faint of heart."



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