Web Links: Peru Shootdown, Colombia, Charles Garrett, Medical Marijuana 8/3/01

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Two web links provide different glimpses of the tragic airplane shoot down in the drug war over Peru last April. One is the just released State Department report on the incident, posted at http://www.state.gov/g/inl/rls/rpt/pir/index.cfm?docid=4397 online. The second link is to chilling video and audio footage from inside the plane's cockpit as the tragedy unfolded -- http://video.ibsys.com/video.cfm?ID=901895&owner=cnn for video-enabled web browsers.

AntiWar.com this week has published a piece by Alexander Cockburn discussing US plans for war in Colombia. Visit http://www.antiwar.com/cockburn/c080201.html to read it.

The Dallas Observer this week features an update on the Charles Garrett case. The Observer piece can be read online at http://www.dallasobserver.com/issues/2001-08-02/news.html and further information can be obtained from http://www.FreeCharlesGarrett.org online.

Gadfly magazine has a nice feature item on medical marijuana, including discussions with patient and activists. Read it at http://www.gadfly.org/lastweek/marijuana.html online.

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