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Military Justice System Fails One More Victim of Sexual Violence

| October 2, 2006

The life stories of Jessica Brakey and Abeer Al-Janabi unfold a half a world apart. Yet the former Air Force Academy cadet and the dead Iraqi girl are both powerful symbols of women’s experience of sexual assault. The legal tales of both are curiously juxtaposed this fall in the military’s sprawling criminal justice system. More »

Iraq Series: Baghdad Burning Excerpt

August 16, 2006

Rape. The latest of American atrocities. Though it's not really the latest- it's just the one that's being publicized the most. The poor girl Abeer was neither the first to be raped by American troops, nor will she be the last. The only reason this rape was brought to light and publicized is that her whole immediate family were killed along with her. More »

Manhood and Moral Waivers

Manhood and Moral Waivers

| August 8, 2006

Her birthday is August 19, her death day March 12. We cannot let this crime, too, pass into oblivion. More »