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Kosovo activist reports on high cancer rates

18. Juli 2021 Blog posts, ICBUW

Gracanica, Kosovo Kosovo, September 2019: I was asked by a relative to take him to Fushe Kruje, Albania to get a water which cures cancer. It is four hours’ drive and we had a chance to talk about how this miracle water helps many people in Kosovo. In the nearby village of Fushe Kruje we […]

“The Children of Fallujah: The Medical Mystery at the Heart of the Iraq War” – a most striking article on the complexity of the DU issue

15. Mai 2021 Blog posts, ICBUW

The city of Fallujah lies approximately seventy kilometres west of Baghdad on the Euphrates river and has been battling a severe humanitarian crisis since November 2004 when the city experienced brutal fighting between Iraqi insurgents and US-led forces using depleted uranium. The long-term consequences of which are still affecting the local community to this day. […]

International Uranium Film Festival: IUFF 2021 home edition

12. Mai 2021 Blog posts, Events and activities, ICBUW

The 10th International Uranium Film Festival Rio de Janeiro 2021 will take place from May 20th to 30th – but this year you don’t need to travel to Brazil to take part, because this year’s (anniversary) edition of the festival will (for the first time since it was founded in 2010) be online and freely available to everyone.  Read more … International Uranium Film Festival: IUFF 2021 home edition

DU case in Serbia: Srdan Aleksic’s team files lawsuit against NATO in Belgrade court

24. April 2021 Allgemein, Blog posts, ICBUW, News

For years the Serbian lawyer Dr. Srđan Aleksić – supported by an international team of lawyers, journalists and scientists – is fighting for the victims of the NATO bombing of ex-Yugoslavia with DU ammunition. A few weeks ago (20.1.21) his law firm filed a lawsuit against NATO in the Higher Court in Belgrade on behalf of Serbian citizens who have contracted cancer after the DU bombing.  Read more … DU case in Serbia: Srdan Aleksic’s team files lawsuit against NATO in Belgrade court

Uranium Film Festival 2020 – a huge success under difficult circumstances

5. Dezember 2020 Blog posts, Events and activities, ICBUW

The Berlin event marked the tenth anniversary of the International Uranium Film Festival (IUFF). The fact that it took place at all in the times of Corona and that there was such a great response from the public, as well as high-quality content was a huge success that one could not have expected.  Read more … Uranium Film Festival 2020 – a huge success under difficult circumstances

New scientific articles on Gulf War Syndrome, DU-Nanoparticles and the problematic political framework of DU

5. Oktober 2020 Blog posts, ICBUW

The article „Depleted uranium and Gulf War Illness: Updates and comments on possible mechanisms behind the syndrome“ appeared in February 2020 in Environmental Research and was written by Geir Bjørklunda, Lyudmila Pivinab, Maryam Dadard, Yuliya Semenovab, Md Mostafizur Rahmane, Salvatore Chirumbolof, and Jan Aasethh. It deals with toxic substances, including DU, which is suspected of […]

An unsatisfactory answer to a comlex question – short parliamentary question by DIE LINKE on uranium ammunition BT-DS 19/16786

10. Juni 2020 Blog posts, ICBUW

The inquiry occurred in an intensive exchange between the Left Party’s parliamentary group in the German Federal Parliament and ICBUW. Received at the end of January, it was answered by the Federal Government in mid-March this year. After many parliamentary inquiries on the subject[1] and its individual aspects (cases of application, voting behavior, protective measures, arms cooperation, etc.), this question is the most extensive one about uranium ammunition/uranium weapons ever submitted in the German Federal Parliament  Read more … An unsatisfactory answer to a comlex question – short parliamentary question by DIE LINKE on uranium ammunition BT-DS 19/16786