Tag Archives: Fallujah

How the World Health Organisation covered up Iraq’s nuclear nightmare via The Guardian 

Ex-UN, WHO officials reveal political interference to suppress scientific evidence of postwar environmental health catastrophe Last month, the World Health Organisation (WHO) published a long awaited document summarising the findings of an in-depth investigation into the prevalence of congenital birth … Continue reading

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83-year-old nun gets 20 year sentence for peaceful nuclear protest via nuclear-news

An 83-year-old nun who broke into a Tennessee depleted uranium storage facility in 2012 and splashed human blood on several surfaces, exposing a massive security hole at the nation’s only facility used to store radioactive conventional munitions, was convicted Wednesday … Continue reading

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Are US munitions to blame for Basra birth defects? via Der Spiegel

It sounds at first as if the old man were drunk. Or perhaps as though he had been reading Greek myths. But Askar Bin Said doesn’t read anything, especially not books, and there is no alcohol in Basra. In fact, … Continue reading

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The Victims of Fallujah’s Health Crisis are Stifled by Western Silence via Reader Supported News

our new studies on the health crisis in Fallujah have been published in the last three months. Yet, one of the most severe public health crises in history, for which the US military may be to blame, receives no attention … Continue reading

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Iraq records huge rise in birth defects via The Independent

It played unwilling host to one of the bloodiest battles of the Iraq war. Fallujah’s homes and businesses were left shattered; hundreds of Iraqi civilians were killed. Its residents changed the name of their “City of Mosques” to “the polluted … Continue reading

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Fallujah Babies: Under a New Kind of Siege via Reader Supported News

hile the US military has formally withdrawn from Iraq, doctors and residents of Fallujah are blaming weapons like depleted uranium and white phosphorous used during two devastating US attacks on Fallujah in 2004 for what are being described as “catastrophic” … Continue reading

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The Under-Examined Story of Fallujah via Foreign Policy in Focus

Seven years after the U.S. invasion of Fallujah, there are reports of an alarming rise in the rates of birth defects and cancer. But the crisis, and its possible connection to weapons deployed by the United States during the war, … Continue reading

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