THE MASS GRAVE NEAR AL-MAHAWIL MILITARY BASE Iraq, May 15, 2003 In 1991, farmers working near the al-Mahawil military base surreptitiously watched the murder and burial of thousands of men, women, and children in a dusty plot of land nearby. For years they said nothing, but with the fall of … Continue reading
KERNEL OF AN IDEA FOR AN ARTICLE: ”Idiot’s Guide to Evidence Triage” What is the minimum one can do to record a scene? If you are a journalist, a soldier, or a humanitarian worker, it is not your job to investigate potential criminal sites in war and post-conflict. However, there … Continue reading
The Crimes of War project is a model for this project. Their site is [http://www.crimesofwar.org http://www.crimesofwar.org].
The following people have agreed to contribute to this project and to allow their names to be used in any proposals: * Jon Lee Anderson [Haiti, crowds, poverty], ''Writer/Photographer'' * Edward Dean [military and private security/pmc] * Victoria Fontan [terrorism, sex slavery], ''Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, United … Continue reading
'''SHOULD THIS PAGE BE PRIVATE, OR NOT HERE AT ALL?''' We need to figure out the budget for the book, excluding printing. I think we need to talk with others, such as [[Crimes of War]] who have created a similar book. Editing Legal editor(s): $3000 Copy editor(s): Photo editor: $2000 … Continue reading
Shooting Script What are the different groups involved in conflict? (internationally recognized government, unofficial state, military, ideological, religious, commercial, needs-driven, international, humanitarian, journalists, anthropologists, etc.) What are they struggling over? Where are they collaborating? What is the purpose of battle in this war? (to kill soldiers, to frighten and control … Continue reading