Iraq war killed over a million innocent people


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.

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