Zimbabwe vigils

Readers who have been appalled at the Mugabe governments so-called clearance programme may wish to get along to the vigil held every Saturday outside the Zimbabwe High Commission, 429 Strand, London, organised by the Zimbabwe Vigil Coalition

Empowering Iraqi women

Friends of Democracy sponsors internet workshops. Read how the new tool of web log communication is empowering the women of Iraq. (KW)

Friedman focuses on Iraq

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman presents a candid and controversial assessment of the current impasse in Iraqi politics and security.

EU-US conference on Iraq

Iraq Net reports on an international conference on Iraq, co-hosted by the United States and the European Union. State Department spokesman Richard Boucher said, “The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for the new Iraqi Transitional Government to present its priorities, vision and strategies for the transition period leading up to the next round of elections toward the end of the year. (PS)