US artists damn ‘war without limit’

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A group of leading American writers, actors and academics have signed a statement strongly criticising their government’s policies since September 11. It is an indication of a growing feeling that the administration is promoting its own agenda on the back of the attacks.

In a statement called Not In Our Name, the signatories say the government has "declared a war without limit and instituted stark new measures of repression". They also criticise the media for failing to challenge the direction the government has taken.”