Children and War

Children Killed In Gaza

Join us in mourning and memorializing the children killed to date in Gaza: Mohammad Ayman ‘Ashour Age 15 Hussein Yousef Kaware’ Age 13, Bassem Salem Kaware’ Age 10 Ahmed Mousa Habib Age 16 Ahmad Nael Mahdi Age 16 Donia Mahdi Hamad Age 16 Siraj Eyad Abdul-‘Aal Age 8 Miriam ‘Atiya al-‘Arja Age 9 Mohammad Mustafa … Continue reading Children Killed In Gaza

NATO War Crimes: Depleted Uranium Found In Libya By Scientists

In April 2011, a US Air Force Spokeswoman denied rumors that DU-loaded ammunition was being fired in Libya, but preferred not "to speculate on what may or may not be used in the future." The future is now. The use of DU in Libya has been certified by a group of independent scientists on the … Continue reading NATO War Crimes: Depleted Uranium Found In Libya By Scientists

Chemical Hypocrisy – Lies And Disinformation On The Road To War

With the latest allegations that Assad used chemical weapons on his own people in Syria, the world once again stands on the brink of outright military intervention in the country. As the calls for intervention by the usual suspects increases in intensity, military strikes on Damascus are looking more and more inevitable. And with these … Continue reading Chemical Hypocrisy – Lies And Disinformation On The Road To War

Daisy Chain Necklaces: A Tribute To Syria

A Tribute To Syria: Part I When your Arabic is limited, but you long to communicate with the children around you, there is nothing like the language of a daisy chain necklace. Thank you Syria for sharing your beautiful countryside, ancient cities, unique history, art, music, and most of all your smiling children during my … Continue reading Daisy Chain Necklaces: A Tribute To Syria

Israel Claims Its Attack On Syria Was “To Stop Iranian Missiles Reaching Hezbollah”

The civil war in Syria between rebel forces and President Bashar Assad’s Syrian army, escalated this weekend when Israel bombed Damascus, the capital of Syria. With its standard rationale familiar to Gaza residents, Israel released an official story that claimed the bombing was carried out for defensive purposes. The Reuters story in the Jerusalem Post, … Continue reading Israel Claims Its Attack On Syria Was “To Stop Iranian Missiles Reaching Hezbollah”

Iraq, Ten Years Later, The U.S. Occupation's Impact On Children

Ten Years Later, U.S. Has Left Iraq with Mass Displacement & Epidemic of Birth Defects, Cancers In part two of our interview, Al Jazeera reporter Dahr Jamail discusses how the U.S. invasion of Iraq has left behind a legacy of cancer and birth defects suspected of being caused by the U.S. military’s extensive use of … Continue reading Iraq, Ten Years Later, The U.S. Occupation's Impact On Children

The People Who Are Paying: We Are At War

“We are at War. Somebody is Going to Pay.” – George W. Bush, Sept 11th, 2001. Kabul Eleven years later, we are still at war. Bullets, mortars and drones are still extracting payment. Thousands, tens of thousands, millions have paid in full. Children and even those yet to be born will continue to pay for … Continue reading The People Who Are Paying: We Are At War

'Tears' Of Gaza,' A Documentary Of Human Misery

Brief Lives, Violently Extinguished New York Times Critics' Choice A brutally uncompromising blast of outrage, Vibeke Lokkeberg’s “Tears of Gaza” is less a documentary than a collage of suffering. Dropping us smack in the middle of the Israeli attacks on Gaza in the winter of 2008-9, the film tramples politics beneath the raw weight of … Continue reading 'Tears' Of Gaza,' A Documentary Of Human Misery

Fallujah Babies: Under A New Kind Of Siege

Doctors and residents blame US weapons for catastrophic levels of birth defects in Fallujah's newborns. Fallujah, Iraq - While 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 … Continue reading Fallujah Babies: Under A New Kind Of Siege