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Wednesday, July 6 2011

Posted on July 07, 2011 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we continue our drumbeat coverage of Obama’s illegal war and the situation in Libya, where it is reported that rebels have taken several key townships in an offensive aimed at capturing the capitol of Tripoli. We then devote the rest of the hour to the sixth anniversary of a massacre committed by UN troops in the poor neighborhood of Cite Soleil in Haiti. In doing to we examine one of the greatest human rights cover-ups in the history of the hemisphere.

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Guests: Mahdi Nazemroaya-Flashpoints special correspondent from Libya, Seth Donnelly-member of San Fransico Bay Area Labor Council in Haiti, Dave Welsh-member of San Fransico Bay Area Labor Council in Haiti, Marguerite Laurent-founder and director of Haitian Lawyers’ Leadership Network, and Brian Concannon-director of the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti.

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