war crimes

International Lawyers Seek Justice For Iraqis

International lawyers and activists converged at a conference titled The Iraq Commission, in Brussels, Belgium, April 16 and 17, with the primary aim of bringing to justice government officials who are guilty of war crimes in Iraq. "Within a few days of this, a lawless atmosphere developed within my unit,” Ross Caputi, a former marine … Continue reading International Lawyers Seek Justice For Iraqis

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

Noam Chomsky In Gaza; Acts To End War Crimes

Noam Chomsky was in Gaza for an international linguistic conference and was on the pier at Gaza City waiting for the arrival of the "Estelle," the latest boat to attempt to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza. Below, is a transcription of his words: I'd first like to express my enormous respect for the sailors … Continue reading Noam Chomsky In Gaza; Acts To End War Crimes

Those Laboratory Mice Were Children

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 … Continue reading Those Laboratory Mice Were Children