Friday, April 13, 2012

Falluja birth defects: Those Laboratory Mice Were Children

FALLUJAH, Iraq, Apr 13, 2012 (IPS) - At Fallujah hospital they cannot offer any statistics on children born with birth defects – there are just too many. Parents don’t want to talk. "Families bury their newborn babies after they die without telling anyone," says hospital spokesman Nadim al-Hadidi. "It’s all too shameful for them."

"We recorded 672 cases in January but we know there were many more," says Hadidi. He projects pictures on to a wall at his office: children born with no brain, no eyes, or with the intestines out of their body.
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1 comment:

  1. Has the Government of Iraq determined the causes? This needs to be investigated ASAP. Possible causes include factory waste spillage, 1991 bombing, WMD attacks by Al Qaeda, or maybe other things.

    Could a nuclear facility have been hit by the 1991 bombing?

    Falluja has been a safe place for years. Even tourists now visit. So why aren't scientific research teams being sent in by PM Maliki. [Full disclosure, I am a big fan of Maliki.]