The Doctor, the Depleted Uranium, and the Dying Children
4. April 1949! The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was established . During 60 years the main objective of this organization was to “safeguard freedom and security of its member countries by political and military means”, always following “values of democracy, individual liberty, the rule of law and the peaceful resolution of disputes” [find these words here]. What many do not know, is that the weapons used in the wars carried out here and there during this last decade contain a radioactive material, the so called Depleted Uranium (DU). The consequences of the use of DU weapons in arms conflicts are disastrous. In the documentary “Deadly Dust” (which by the way was practically censored in Germany, although produced initially for the German TV) the filmmakers Freider Wagner and and Valentin Thurn show the horrendous reality of the persons and the regions contaminated with DU. Dr. Siegwart-Horst Gunther, a former colleague of Albert Schweitzer, and Tedd Weyman of the Uranium Medical Research Center (UMRC) traveled to Iraq and Yugoslavia, from Germany and Canada respectively, to assess uranium contamination. The stories they tell show that the NATO have been committing serious war crimes!
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GoogleVideo (short version 53min); LiveLeak part1, part2, part3; Truveo; Vodpod [all videos in English]
Rapidshare: link (German) psw: doku.cc
“Deadly Dust” @ grassrootspeace.org
Related Docs @ “Critical Docs”: No End in Sight (2007), Uncovered: The War on Iraq (2004), Iraq for Sale (2006)
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