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‘Fallujah: A Lost Generation’

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Posted on Apr 23, 2012
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The U.S. government used depleted uranium, a known carcinogen and cause of birth defects, during strikes on Fallujah during the 2003 Iraq War, and generations of Iraqis and the families of American servicemen are living with the devastating consequences.

“Depleted uranium has a half-life of 4.7 billion years—that means thousands upon thousands of Iraqi children will suffer for tens of thousands of years to come,” said Dr. Ahmad Hardan, a special scientific adviser to the World Health Organization, the United Nations and the Iraqi Ministry of Health, in a 2006 article in The American Chronicle. “This is what I call terrorism.”

Hardan documented the effects of depleted uranium in Iraq between 1991 and 2002.

Below, Chris Busby, a British scientist known for his research on the human health effects of radiation, introduces a short film by Iraqi investigative journalist Feurat Alani on the longstanding impact on the Iraqi population of the U.S. military’s use of depleted uranium and the incendiary chemical white phosphorous. That film, “Fallujah: A Lost Generation,” immediately follows. —ARK

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By heterochromatic, April 29, 2012 at 12:31 pm Link to this comment

bombing the crap out of people who aren’t white isn’t NEVER genocide just as it’s
not ALWAYS genocide.


you’re such a bigoted little hit that it too oft makes a liar of you even when you’re
not deliberitely lying.

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By americanme, April 29, 2012 at 12:14 pm Link to this comment

The no-neck troll’s post is deliberately cynical.

And his claim that bombing the crap out of non-whites was never genocide as the US always had their best interests in mind while killing them is so deliberately devious as to be criminal.

This troll should be in a cell in a facility for the criminally insane, not posting this malicious disinformation in internet.

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By heterochromatic, April 27, 2012 at 2:07 pm Link to this comment

when before 1995 did we “bomb the crap” out of Fallujah, chica?

you just keep pulling stuff out of your back pocket and spreading it across the
page claiming it’s really peanut butter.

all the time, you keep lying and smearing.

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By americanme, April 27, 2012 at 10:41 am Link to this comment

Heterochromatic believes that bombing the crap out of people is not an intent to destroy them.

He is even more despicably stupid than I thought he was.

And his game is over.

Genocide:  the US foreign and domestic policy being promoted on this site by several trolls, including heterochromatic.

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By heterochromatic, April 26, 2012 at 6:14 pm Link to this comment

intent destroy as such

is still there and will still be there when the breath leaves your body…....

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By americanme, April 26, 2012 at 1:18 pm Link to this comment

True.

Which is why what continues in Iraq is GENOCIDE.

The Joseph Goebbels School of Asinine Troll Formation must be really proud of you.

You just repeat the same irrational lies and hope that someone out there is dumber than you are.

That someone is not me.

Game over.

Period.

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By heterochromatic, April 26, 2012 at 1:08 pm Link to this comment

ROME STATUTE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT


the definition of Genocide


Article 6: Genocide

      For the purpose of this Statute, “genocide” means any of the following
acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical,
racial or religious group, as such:
—-


it’s still unchanged, gamy

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By americanme, April 26, 2012 at 1:03 pm Link to this comment

The definition will not change to suit your trolling.

Game over.

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By heterochromatic, April 26, 2012 at 12:58 pm Link to this comment

you can call it genocide as long as you draw breath, but you’re still just gassing….

the definition isn’t gonna change just ‘cause you it suits your raviin’

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By americanme, April 26, 2012 at 11:17 am Link to this comment

What the troll fails to admit is that no one cares whether HE is convinced of the truth of the Fallujah tragedy.

With or without his admitting it (he is after all a copmplete nobody who has no say whatsoever in regard to geopolitics) it is real.

And it’s genocide.

That’s what matters.

One troll live or dead matters absolutely nothing.

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By heterochromatic, April 25, 2012 at 5:49 pm Link to this comment

Clash——please show us the evidence that we did use DU in Fallujah and show us
the scientific studies about the mutagenic effects of DU weaponry and show us the
evidence, actual solid evidence, beyond the anecdotal and unsupported
inferential….....please show us how good you are…...


quite seriously,,,,,the claims are possibly true but there’s nothing solid that I’ve
ever seen.

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By Clash, April 25, 2012 at 5:04 pm Link to this comment

So I opened your link and what appears to be a state dept memo? Your pretty good, but even if I thought that it was a real document, it was put out by the same players that gave us the forged documents on WMD’s, and had colon powell wave a baggy of his white foot powder[maybe it was his stash we will never know] above his head, neither the stolen document nor powells grotesque gestures at the UN turned out to be the truth. This document is just further proof that the government makes up the truth that it needs at the time. Now, we all know that US really destroyed the Iraqi people to free them, right? Or was it to catch and kill those pesky guy’s that crashed the planes? Oh ya they were Saudi nationals. Friends of gorgie, right? So it must have been to free them.

Depleted uranium is poison to living things, less to flora than fauna but still toxic, no proof will sway you so further discussion is point less. I do think the mental mopery is cool though.

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By heterochromatic, April 25, 2012 at 2:22 pm Link to this comment

moonie, I thought that you wouldn’t open it, and posted it for everyone else.


in the words of an old friend….“you so suck.”....


time to fly back and perch on your crescent moon.

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By americanme, April 25, 2012 at 2:15 pm Link to this comment

I do not open links.  Yours are always bogus.

I am not dishonest.  I do not post as a troll here.

You do.

Period.

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By heterochromatic, April 25, 2012 at 2:08 pm Link to this comment

good for you…and thanks for putting on the page the evidence of your dishonesty
as you continue to bullshit and ignore the definition of genocide.


http://youtu.be/GjdahefhOEQ

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By americanme, April 25, 2012 at 1:56 pm Link to this comment

You are the reading and ethically challenged.

You’re right, it’s not about the numbers.  That was, however, MY point.

Genocide was and is still being committed in Iraq.

And trolls like you sell your souls for a plate of soup promoting US government policies of genocide.

You are below the lichen on the hierarchy of creatures.

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By heterochromatic, April 25, 2012 at 1:31 pm Link to this comment

learn how to read….it’s not all about the numbers, turkey.

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By americanme, April 25, 2012 at 1:23 pm Link to this comment

How many hundreds of thousands destroyed does it take to constitute a PART of the people?

Get real here, you insulting troll.

More Iraquis have been destroyed as a result of US sanctions and the invasion than in the acknowledged genocide in Rwanda.

And the gift of depleted unranium will continue to destroy for generations to come—if there are generations to come.

I leave out nothing.  neither from what I post nor from what you had the stupidity to post, assuming that no one would bother to read it.

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By heterochromatic, April 25, 2012 at 1:06 pm Link to this comment

—- committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical,
racial or religious group, as such—-


ya keep leaving that part out of your assertions, goat-boy…........ 

and you can’t meet that .....


I assume that you’re not QUITE that stupid and are lying for your own bizarre
amusment.

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By americanme, April 25, 2012 at 12:53 pm Link to this comment

No, troll, you are hoist on your own petard.

you posted, and I will put in caps the phrase you did not READ:

“ROME STATUTE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT


the definition of Genocide


Article 6: Genocide

      For the purpose of this Statute, “genocide” means ANY OF THE FOLLOWING
ACTS committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical,
racial or religious group, as such:

      (a)  Killing members of the group; 

      (b)  Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; 

      (c)  Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to
bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; 

      (d)  Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; 

      (e)  Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.

I REPEAT:  WHAT PART OF THE WORD ANY DO YOU NOT UNDERSTAND?

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By heterochromatic, April 25, 2012 at 12:49 pm Link to this comment

rever—- I posted the entire definittion   ....and you simply ignore the beginning….
screw your bullshit and bigotry and stick to slurping on your goats and
complaining how you’re too cool to live in the US…...

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By americanme, April 25, 2012 at 12:46 pm Link to this comment

One of the reasons I almost NEVER open links posted on this site is that the trolls, especially heterochromatic, post links that do not work to make it look to the casual observer that they have documentation for this absurd claims.

Just another US government troll technique.

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By americanme, April 25, 2012 at 12:41 pm Link to this comment

Terri:

I can tell you what’s wrong with the people in question:  They are paid by the US government to post disinformation and derail discussion in internet sites dealing with politics.  Heterochromatic is the most prolific poster here, but there are others as well, and they frequently work in tandem—and clone themselves as sockpuppets, too.

I have asked a few times on this site if there are any real people posting here besides me.

I didn’t get a response, so I guess the answer was obvious:  none.

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By americanme, April 25, 2012 at 12:38 pm Link to this comment

I don’t bullshit, troll.

The UN definition is not ALL of the above elements—it’s ANY of the several TYPES of genocide.

I reposted three out of the five.

Or is there some part of the phrase “ANY of the following acts” that you do not understand?

You posted it without reading it—or insulted the rest of us by assuming that we couldn’t or wouldn’t read it.

Put up or shut up, lying troll.

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By Terri, April 24, 2012 at 5:33 pm Link to this comment
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I am so embarrassed to be an American.
People spout the need for evidence, did you miss the video, it was supplied with much effort, now go research the topic yourself?  Then, bash the work done by honorable people, putting their lives in danger, who actually truly care & provides you with filmed evidence.
Even with evidence provided, you are blind and stupid to spout the need for evidence-your looking & hearing it son!  Veterans were lying, really?  Why?

Is it so hard to imagine that we have been lied to by our own government for decades?  What more evidence do you need along those lines?  They lie to us daily on numerous topics, pick one.

Go ahead and believe in our Nobel Peace Prize President & believe that we follow the rules.  We don’t play dirty (waterboarding).  Wait until years down the road, reports of more children being born deformed, after America visited their countries.  Will that be enough for you; do you need a few more countries destroyed, a few more million children born deformed, a few more mothers sobbing in corners?

Just what evidence, do you need, to feel in your heart, that we did this, all of it & we continue to do this today.  The American public would never agree to this type of weapon.  We do not agree with torture.  That is why we were not informed.  Bush’s Weapons of Mass destruction, WE HAD.  HELLO!!!

Wake up and smell the coffee, or better yet, go outside and look at your sky, each day, Chemtrails.  Our own country would never poisen it’s own citizens, ya think?  Barium/aluminum for weather modification, don’t bet your life on that lie.  Population control by the big boys.
Oh yes, conspiracy theory.  Wait.  More evidence is coming your way, only it will be from inside and all around the USA, The casualities will be American.  American mothers sobbing in hospital corners while they watch their babies die.  Maybe sterility would help with population control.  More evidence for you!

Take off the blinders for Pete’s sake!  What is wrong with you people.  Just can not believe another country run by complete power hungry fools could possibly be such an efficient killing machine?  We are the worlds super power, are we not?

So, what more evidence do you need to understand that KILLING IS WRONG and needs to stop?

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By heterochromatic, April 24, 2012 at 3:29 pm Link to this comment

we already have had the argument about genocide…..and you’re still bullshitting
that some of the elements of the definition, rather than all the elements necessary,
somehow is sufficient.

in either america or mexico it’s still specious.

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By americanme, April 24, 2012 at 3:09 pm Link to this comment

Heterochromatic troll wrote:

“I’m quite open to buying in to the story, but not without some kind of
evidence”.

EVIDENCE demands this shameless troll who constantly posts unsubstantiated fantasies on this site.

EVIDENCE, indeed.

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By americanme, April 24, 2012 at 3:07 pm Link to this comment

Heterochromatic troll:

Well, there should be zero argument on these in regard to Iraq:

(a)  Killing members of the group; 

      (b)  Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; 

      (c)  Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to
bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; 

You posted them, so don’t start whining about how they do not apply because there are still Iraquis running around.

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By heterochromatic, April 23, 2012 at 5:50 pm Link to this comment

vec—- what I’m doing is asking for some proof for the allegations…. the military
issued a flat denial of using DU munitions in the second battle of Fallujah ...which
left open the question of whether they might have used them earlier….


I’ve also read a couple of accounts about the birth defects in the area…and what I
read was nothing other than anecdotal and unsubstantiated and posits a spike in
defects that is said to be due to US munitions but contained not a single thing to
link anything up.

vec…I’m quite open to buying in to the story, but not without some kind of
evidence

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By vector56, April 23, 2012 at 5:36 pm Link to this comment

heterochromatic;

It warms my heart to see that you are still out and about “whoring” for your Imperial Masters.

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By heterochromatic, April 23, 2012 at 5:34 pm Link to this comment

BB—- depends on how you pack it…..and whether you plan to fire them from my
garage… if you do, I would feel just like those poor southern Lebanese who’re
used as patsies for Hezbollah’s rockets.

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By heterochromatic, April 23, 2012 at 5:21 pm Link to this comment

ROME STATUTE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT


the definition of Genocide


Article 6: Genocide

        For the purpose of this Statute, “genocide” means any of the following
acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical,
racial or religious group, as such:

        (a)    Killing members of the group; 

        (b)    Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; 

        (c)    Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to
bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; 

        (d)    Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; 

        (e)    Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.

http://www.preventgenocide.org/law/icc/statute/part-a.htm
———-


Crimes Against Humanity is defined in Article 7

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By Big B, April 23, 2012 at 5:19 pm Link to this comment

hetero

So its ok if we store that shit in your garage?

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By heterochromatic, April 23, 2012 at 3:20 pm Link to this comment

bernie—- if you’re willing to believe that two Justices are justly impeachable, then
there’s no reason for you not to believe any old thing.


why not believe that Manning’s extraordinary moral superiority allows him to be
sublimely content while in prison.

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By berniem, April 23, 2012 at 3:11 pm Link to this comment

How can anyone( other than hetero…)in their right mind deny that the US is the #1 sponsor of state terrorism and has and continues to commit crimes against humanity? Nuremberg trials are only for losers. FREE BRADLEY MANNING!!!!

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By heterochromatic, April 23, 2012 at 1:13 pm Link to this comment

jackass

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By americanme, April 23, 2012 at 1:08 pm Link to this comment

Genocide.

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By heterochromatic, April 23, 2012 at 10:52 am Link to this comment

the use is unproven and the causes of birth defects are not shown to be
related….other than that it’s great propaganda…


http://www.bandepleteduranium.org/en/a/406.html


maybe some rigorous efforts to prove the assertions will establish something that
substantiates the claims ....someday.

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By jr., April 23, 2012 at 10:23 am Link to this comment

Why is it that this is coming to the surface only now, eight (8) years after??? 

Far be it for uncle sammy and his european union members to prosecute those involved.

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