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WORLD TRIBUNAL IRAQ The Brussells Award for Solidarity by Lieven De Cauter on 07-02-2013 Open letter to the Turkish ambassador concerning the case of Ayse Berktay. PRISONERS  RESISTANCE  SOLIDARITY  WORLD TRIBUNAL IRAQ   AYSE BERKTAY: Biographical Outline – PEN Turkey Award – Photos – more about Ayse Berktay by Lieven De Cauter on 24-01-2013 AyĹźe Berktay is a peace […]

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WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION Iraq: Politics and Science in Post-Conflict Health Research by Neel Mani on 19-10-2013 The people of Iraq, as with all communities caught up in war deserve to know whether environmental contamination from conflict presents a long-term threat to their health. CHEMICAL WEAPONS  DEPLETED URANIUM  IRAQ – GENERAL CONTEXT – HEALTH  IRAQ – GENERAL CONTEXT – POLITICS  WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION  WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION   Questions raised over Iraq congenital birth defects […]

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WIKILEAKS Iraq: General Prosecutor Confirms Torture and Rape of Detained Women. European Court of Human Rights Labels CIA Interrogation Procedures as “Torture” by Dirk Adriaensens on 19-12-2012 Iraqi prosecutors have submitted a report that confirms the occurrence of torture and violations and rape of women detained in Iraqi prisons. The report is based on confidential […]

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WIDOWS The continuing deterioration of women’s rights in Iraq by Haifa Zangana on 02-02-2014 Haifa Zangana’s presentation given in the European Parliament in Brussels on 29 January 2014. ANBAR  DEPLETED URANIUM  DETENTION  FALLUJAH  HUMAN RIGHTS  HUMAN TRAFFICKING  IRAQ – GENERAL CONTEXT – HUMANITARIAN SITUATION  IRAQ – SPECIFIC GROUPS – WOMEN  OCCUPATION  PRISONERS  PROSTITUTION  RAPE  REPRESSION  VIOLENCE  SECURITY  EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT  WIDOWS   1 .

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WIDOWS The continuing deterioration of women’s rights in Iraq by Haifa Zangana on 02-02-2014 Haifa Zangana’s presentation given in the European Parliament in Brussels on 29 January 2014. ANBAR  DEPLETED URANIUM  DETENTION  FALLUJAH  HUMAN RIGHTS  HUMAN TRAFFICKING  IRAQ – GENERAL CONTEXT – HUMANITARIAN SITUATION  IRAQ – SPECIFIC GROUPS – WOMEN  OCCUPATION  PRISONERS  PROSTITUTION  RAPE  REPRESSION  VIOLENCE  SECURITY  EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT  WIDOWS   1 .

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WEST QURNA Iraq would favour Chinese and Russian bids for Exxon oil stake by Ahramonline Reuters on 17-11-2012 Iraq would favour bids by Russia’s Lukoil and China’s CNPC for Exxon Mobil’s stake in West Qurna-1 oilfield. Iraq wants Exxon out of the field after signing deals last year with the Kurdistan regional government CHINA  EXXON  IRAQ – GENERAL CONTEXT – ECONOMY […]

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WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION Since 9-11 America’s Insane Foreign Policy — Continued Under Obama — Has Killed a Million and Created ISIS by Nicolas J.S. Davies on 11-09-2014 Obama has overseen the largest military budget since WWII; an eight-fold increase in drone strikes; special forces operations in at least 134 countries, twice as many as under Bush AFGHANISTAN […]

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WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION BUSH AND BLAIR FOUND GUILTY OF CRIMES AGAINST PEACE IN KUALA LUMPUR WAR CRIMES TRIBUNAL by Richard Falk on 28-11-2011 A war crimes tribunal in Malaysia offers a devastating critique of international criminal law institutions today. ACCOUNTABILITY  BLAIR  BUSH  CORRUPTION  DESTRUCTION  DISINFORMATION  HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTIONS  INTERNATIONAL LAW  IRAQ – GENERAL CONTEXT – INTERNATIONAL LAW  MILITARIZATION  OIL  STATE ENDING  US NATO WAR  WAR CRIMES  WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION   CONCLUSIONS OF […]