Monday, November 16, 2009

DU weapons use in Iraq; drastic birth defects in Fallujah


by Ann Garrison





U.S. artillery fire, Fallujah, 11.14.2004, Wikimedia Commons

On Friday, 11.13.2009, the London Guardian reported a "Huge rise in birth defects in Fallujah," Iraq.  I sent the news to KPFA Radio 94.1FM Weekend News Anchor Anthony Fest, along with contact info for Bob Nichols, San Francisco Bay View Newspaper correspondent and winner of a 2004 Project Censored Award for his reporting on U.S. military's use of depleted uranium weapons in Iraq, and consequent radiation poisoining. I edited and animated the resulting KPFA Evening News segment, 11.15.2009.

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