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The truth behind Depleted Uranium (DU) Contamination and its usage

Posted by seumasach on July 7, 2009

London,June 14 (Pal Telegraph) -There has been significant publicity about the use of Depleted Uranium (DU) munitions, its ability to travel very long distances and the consequences to our health.

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Israel accused of Gaza ‘genocide’ by President of UN General Assembly

Posted by seumasach on January 15, 2009


14th January, 2009

D’Escoto has made a series of
outspoken attacks on Israel

The president of the UN General Assembly has condemned Israel’s killings of Palestinians in its Gaza offensive as “genocide”.

Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann also told Al Jazeera he had never believed that the UN Security Council would be able to stop the violence in Gaza and that Ehud Olmert, the Israeli prime minister, had practically told the UN to “mind their own business” by continuing the offensive.

“The number of victims in Gaza is increasing by the day… The situation is untenable. It’s genocide,” d’Escoto said at the UN in New York.

About 970 Palestinians have been killed and 4,300 injured since Israel began its Gaza offensive on December 27, which it says is to stop Palestinian fighters attacking Israel with rockets.

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Depleted uranium found in Gaza victims

Posted by smeddum on January 5, 2009


Depleted uranium found in Gaza victims 
Sun, 04 Jan 2009    Press TV

Medics tell Press TV they have found traces of depleted uranium in some Gaza residents wounded in Israel’s ground offensive on the strip. 

Norwegian medics told Press TV correspondent Akram al-Sattari that some of the victims who have been wounded since Israel began its attacks on the Gaza Strip on December 27 have traces of depleted uranium in their bodies.  Read the rest of this entry »

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