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Author Scherrer, Christian P.

Title Iraq
Published Pulau Pinang : Penerbit USM, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (604 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations, Acronyms, Technical Terms, and Indigenous Expressions; Introduction; PART I. Criminal Abuse of UN Sanctions; US-UK Engineered Genocide by Sanctions against Iraq 1990-2003 and Its Ongoing Deadly Legacy; When No Amount of Evidence is Enough: Ways to End Newly Legitimated Atrocities such as the Denial of Safe Water and Other Tortures of "Democracies"; Iraq Sanctions: What Options Did the UN Security Council Have?
After Iraq -- Reforming UN Sanctions: Targeting Criminal Regimes, Not Civilians Minimum RequirementsConclusions; Glossary: Concepts, Cases, and Definitions; Annexes; The Iraqi Resistance; Genocide and Mass Violence 1945-2011; Counting the Dead: Epidemiologic Analysis of Civil Conflict, Warfare, and Genocide; Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide; Contributors and Project Members; Index; Back Cover
PART IV. Reflections on Genocide and Other Injustices in the Middle EastOn Genocide; Letter to Louise Arbour, UN High Commisioner for Human Rights, on the Human Rights Violations in Iraq; The "War on Terror" and the Torture Regime; Not in My Name; Palestine: The Assault on Health and Other Crimes; PART V. Remedies by the International Community and by the Iraqis Themselves; The UN and the Prevention of Genocide; Debate with Juan E Mendez on his Experience as UN Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide
Sanctions against Iraq: "They Just Cut the Country Off"The Adverse Consequences of Economic Sanctions on the Enjoyment of Human Rights; PART II. Infanticide: Counting the Dead Children; Sanctions and Nutritional Health in Iraq; Excess Mortality in Iraq during Sanctions; Annual Mortality Rates and Excess Deaths of Children Under-Five in Iraq, 1991-1998; PART III. Genocide: The Consequences of Sanctions; Multiple Impacts of Sanctions, Depleted Uranium Contamination and Other Weapons 291 on Population and Environment in Iraq; Civilisational Genocide; US Genocide in Iraq
Summary Genocide by Sanctions explores the criminal abuse of UN sanctions. Evidence of a planned and systematically created giant infanticide is uncovered. US bombing in 1991 destroyed Iraq's water purification, sewages, and electricity plants to run them. The ensuing mass death of Iraqi babies and children was measured by experts who are among the authors
Notes Print version record
Subject Genocide -- Iraq.
Iraq War, 2003-2011.
Sanctions (International law)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789838617352