Iraq

Iraqi Government Killing Civilians in Fallujah

Dahr Jamail | March 3, 2014

Doctors, residents and NGO workers in Fallujah are accusing the Iraqi government of "war crimes" and "crimes against humanity" that have occurred as a result of its ongoing attack on the city.

Read more...

US War Crimes: The Continuing Deterioration of Women’s Rights in Iraq

Haifa Zangana | March 8, 2014

“The regression in women’s situation is so devastating that she has reached the bottom of human needs. Just to survive.”

The following text published by the Brussells Tribunal is Haifa Zangana’s presentation to the European Parliament in Brussels on 29 January 2014.

Read more...

Project: How Did the U.S. Destroy Iraq?

March 3, 2014

iraq dead family2When will the U.S. destruction of Iraq end? This month, as we're speaking to students who were in middle school, or younger, when the Bush regime invaded Iraq 11 years ago, we're launching a crowd-sourced effort to tell the story of more than 20 years of U.S. aggression against the Iraqi people.

Read more...

Dallas Morning News Claims Bush Never Lied

by David Swanson | April 23, 2013

George W. BushGeorge W. Bush should be given an indictment, not a library.  An online email action is letting the Department of Justice know the facts about the former president.  And the People's Response to the George W. Bush Library and Policy Institute is filling the streets of Dallas with protesters this week as five current or former presidents join in a celebration of Dubya's national service.  I'll certainly be there.

Read more...

Why I'm Attending the Dedication of the Bush Lie Bury

by David Swanson | March 27, 2013

On April 25th the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and General Rehabilitation Project will be dedicated in Dallas, Texas.  It takes up 23 acres at Southern Methodist University, 23 acres that neither humanity nor any other species may ever reclaim for anything decent or good.

I'll be there, joining in the people's response (http://ThePeoplesResponse.org) with those who fear that this library will amount to a Lie Bury.

Read more...

The U.S. Legacy 10 Years After Invading Iraq: Death, Disease, Devastation, Displacement

From Revolution Newspaper | March 25, 2013

Ten years ago, on March 19-20, 2003, the U.S. invaded Iraq, overthrew the Saddam Hussein regime, and then occupied the country for the next eight and a half years. President George W. Bush said the U.S. went to war to liberate Iraq and “free its people.” This March 19, President Barack Obama issued a statement saluting the U.S. military for their service and giving “the Iraqi people an opportunity to forge their own future...”

What did this U.S. war mean for Iraqis? What does it mean for their future?

Read more...