Themen-Archiv: Gulf War

“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. […]