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Tuesday May 25, 2004, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
UN Church Center
777 UN Plaza 44th St. & 1st Ave. 2nd Fl., NYC
During the current war against the Iraqi people, the U.S. government has used more than 2200 tons of depleted uranium weapons. Depleted Uranium is both chemically toxic and radioactive, and has been linked to Gulf War Syndrome.
On Tuesday, May 25, at 6:30 pm, the Depleted Uranium Education Project will hold a forum, “Poison Dust,” exposing the dangers of this weapon. Physicists, physicians, veterans, and others will present conclusive evidence of the horrific effects of depleted uranium. Government documents will be presented to prove that the government knew well before the war that the uranium was dangerous, both to civilians and to military personnel who came in contact with the material.
NY National Guard Soldiers Contaminated by DU
New York Daily News - www.nydailynews.com...
By JUAN GONZALEZ DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER
Saturday, April 3rd, 2004
Four soldiers from a New York Army National Guard company serving in Iraq are contaminated with radiation likely caused by dust from depleted uranium shells fired by U.S. troops, a Daily News investigation has found.
They are among several members of the same company, the 442nd Military Police, who say they have been battling persistent physical ailments that began last summer in the Iraqi town of Samawah.
For the entire article, go to: www.nydailynews.com...