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    Default The Truth Of Iraq's City Of Deformed Babies

    8:48am UK, Tuesday September 01, 2009

    Lisa Holland, foreign affairs correspondent
    An Iraqi doctor has told Sky News the number of babies born with deformities in the heavily-bombed area of Fallujah is still on the increase.

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    Some countries need to learn the advantages of 'democracy' the hard way alright. If Saddam was a bad man, then what must we say about those responsible for the hideous actions that led to such deformities?

    It is not without precedent however;

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    Does Iraq also,have low levels of folic acid in there foods?
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    What food?

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    This is because of the use of chemical weapons in the two Battles of Fallujah in 2004. Fallujah isn't the only place. US engineers, not to mention locals, who had worked at the airport have died and experienced 'mysterious illnesses', a result of the weapons deployed after the massacre of the 3/7 Cavalry between 05/04/03 and 09/04/03.

    Canadian Journalist Paul William Roberts was present right through the Battle of Baghdad. He recently went blind, he was told it was the result of being exposed to depleted uranium. The irony of the whole thing is that these terrorists invaded under the guise of searching for dirty weapons. The first speedbump the paper tiger encounters, it deploys its own and blows up any news outlet reporting it.

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    Depleted uranium was also used in the Lebanon and in Afghanistan with the same results. There are a lot of very distressing photographs on the net of babies (many 'non-viable') with dreadful deformities after use of depleted uranium and god knows what else.
    Gaza was used as a testing ground for new 'bunker buster' bombs and other horrific new weapons. While phosphorus was blatantly used on civilian areas.

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    Who cares about the iraqis anyway? They don't have hot women. It would be different story if America bombed the United Kingdom,Italy or Russia.

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    There should be a war crimes tribunal about this:

    BBC: major Iraq birth defect study expected to show increase linked to conflict - Pressenza

    The report, broadcast on BBC World and available online features an interview with researchers at the Iraqi Ministry of Health (MoH). The researchers indicate that the report, which has been produced jointly by the WHO and MoH, will find that rates of birth defects are higher in areas of Iraq that were subjected to heavy fighting in the 2003 war. The publication of the final report, scheduled for early this year has been delayed, but the BBC’s report offers a first glimpse at the results.

    “The BBC’s report fits with our expectations from smaller localised studies and the reports of healthcare professionals in Iraq,” said an ICBUW spokesperson. “Naturally we will await the publication of the full report but should the findings and methodology prove to be robust, the study could add considerably to the pressure for action to reduce the legacy of modern conflict on public health. However more research will be needed to establish the precise risk factors responsible.”
    BBC report here: BBC News - Doctors in Basra report rise in birth defects

    Doctors at the Basra maternity hospital in southern Iraq have told the BBC that they have seen a 60% rise in birth defects since 2003.

    Dr Muhsin Sabbak from the hospital is convinced that the rise in defects, such as spina bifida, is because of munitions from the Iraq war.

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