Depleted Uranium

WHO Is Delaying Release of Iraqi Birth Defect Data?

Doctors have been crying out for help since at least 2010, when the BBC’s John Simpson was handed a photograph of a baby born in Fallujah with two heads. Women there were being told to stop getting pregnant. A 2010 study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health declared that some kind of congenital malformation was found in 15 percent of all births in Fallujah – heart defects being the most common, followed by neural tube defects.

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

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 and sentenced to a term of up to 20 years in prison by Stephen C. Webster The only regret Sister Megan […]

Toxic Fallout in Fallujah

Since the assaults on Fallujah in 2004, the city has seen an astronomical rise in birth defects and abnormalities, including some too new to even have a proper medical name. VICE went back to Iraq to investigate.

Hidden War Crimes in Iraq

by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley The United States leaves an indelible impression on the peoples that come in contact with it: in the case of Iraqis, a legacy of death by bombs, bullets, incineration, starvation, disease and genetic damage. The U.S. didn’t invent war crimes, but its global reach and high tech style of killing makes America […]

Depleted Uranium

Under the title ‘Fallujah’s children’s ‘genetic damage’ that old war horse ‘literally’ of the BBC’s foreign propaganda service, John Simpson, manages not to mention the phrase ‘depleted uranium’ when allegedly reporting on the alarming rise in birth defects that include cancer, leukaemia and a horrific rise in child mortality since the US demolished the city of Fallujah in 2004 by […]

Depleted Uranium

A Taboo Subject for the Corporate Media by BSN Editor Finding the important stories within the mainstream media is never an easy task. When the story is critical of corporate or state power that task is almost impossible, the mainstream media tend to play down or as in this case, not report it at all (with the honourable exception of […]

Coalition Forces Used Chemical and Biological Weapons in Iraq

As well as Depleted Uranium, we’re also seeing reports of chemical and biological weapons having been used by coalition forces in Iraq by BSN Editor How cruelly ironic that it was our leaders claims that the Iraqi government possessed these types of weapons with a capability to attack UK interests within 45 minutes that was sold as the primary reason […]

What’s Next for Libya?

First, this conflict is far from over so we’re almost certain to see more causalities as western ground troops flood into the country at the request of the ITNC (Interim Transitional National Council – the Libyan opposition group representing the rebels fighting Moamer Gaddafi). The news from independent journalists and unreported by BBC and ITN, is that the rebels, comprised […]