The former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Mohammed ElBaradei, said in an interview this week that those who launched the war in Iraq were guilty of killing a million innocent people and violating international law: here.
1.3 million is “conservative estimate” of casualties in Iraq, Afghanistan & Pakistan. Watch: here.
It is this enormous gap between public knowledge and reality that makes the new report from the Nobel prize-winning Physicians For Social Responsibility (PSR) so important. Titled Body Count, the paper investigates the total number of deaths caused by the so-called war on terror. PSR estimates the war “directly or indirectly, killed around one million people in Iraq, 220,000 in Afghanistan and 80,000 in Pakistan, ie a total of around 1.3 million”: here.
Human rights activists in Egypt say the publisher of a recent book supporting Mohamed ElBaradei has been arrested: here.
Seventeen Egyptians deported from Kuwait for holding a meeting in support of potential Egyptian presidential candidate Mohamed ElBaradei, have arrived in Egypt: here.