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Sign the United Nations Resolution on Depleted Uranium Weapons

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Please sign the petition which will be delivered to: Secretary of State John Kerry (Secretary of State) (Secretary of State) Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond MP I served in the Parachute Regiment and the Special Air Service for eight years. I have spoken out about the reality of the war in Iraq on numerous occasions since…more »

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Dahr Jamail: Iraqi Doctors Call Depleted Uranium Use “Genocide”

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Contamination from depleted uranium (DU) munitions is causing sharp rises in congenital birth defects, cancer cases and other illnesses throughout much of Iraq, according to numerous Iraqi doctors. Iraqi doctors and prominent scientists believe that DU contamination is also connected to the emergence of diseases that were not previously seen in Iraq, such as new…more »

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NATO War Crimes: Depleted Uranium Found In Libya By Scientists

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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…more »

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U.S. Chemical Weapons Obama Wants To Use On The Syrian People

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Public Health and Environmental Hazards Cruise missiles with depleted uranium on Libya The Same Cruise Missiles Used On Libya Are Those Poised For Use On Syria [Reposted in light of new scientific findings ascertaining NATO’s use of DU in Libya.] The military support for the Benghazi rebellion against the Tripoli dictator is provided to the…more »

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

Result of Depleted Uranium on newborns in Iraq

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…more »

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Those Laboratory Mice Were Children

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Written by Karlos Zurutuza FALLUJAH, Iraq, Apr 13, 2012 (IPS) – At Fallujah hospital they cannot offer any statistics on children born with birth defects – there are just too many. Parents don’t want to talk. “Families bury their newborn babies after they die without telling anyone,” says hospital spokesman Nadim al-Hadidi. “It’s all too…more »

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Fallujah Babies: Under A New Kind Of Siege

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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…more »

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