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Iraq Civilian Casualties

UN: 2014 Was The Deadliest Year For Civilians In Iraq Since 2007

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2015 | World

BAGHDAD, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Violence in Iraq in 2014 killed at least 12,282 civilians, making it the deadliest year since the sectarian bloodshed of ...

HONY Photographer Travels To Iraq, Captures Kids' Innocence Amid Turbulence

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.09.2014 | Impact

One photographer's global travels recently captured a glimmer of hope within an otherwise bleak landscape in Iraq. Brandon Stanton, known for his s...

Coverage of 'Moral Injury' Among U.S. Vets Masks Disregard of Civilian War Suffering

Edward Wasserman | Posted 03.09.2014 | Media
Edward Wasserman

Why do the media have so little place in their editorial imaginations for the pain of these wars when the people hurting aren't ours? Why do they dwell on a bruised fist while ignoring the face it shattered?

American Anniversaries from Hell

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Take this April. It will be the ninth anniversary of the widespread release of the now infamous photos of torture, abuse, and humiliation from Abu Ghraib. Or to pick another anniversary that, strangely enough, goes uncelebrated here, consider the passage of the USA Patriot Act.

How the U.S. Brings 'Security' to the Planet

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 03.10.2013 | World
Tom Engelhardt

U.S. troops are gone from Iraq, but the violence our invasion and occupation set loose has never ended. We bear genuine responsibility for this, but no longer care a whit.

Before Wikileaks, Iraq War Vets Revealed War Crimes

Laila Al-Arian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laila Al-Arian

The leaked reports back up what Iraq war veterans have been telling journalists for years, only to be ignored by the mainstream media.

NYT Exploits Own Iraq Death Toll Denial to Trash Venezuela

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

The NYT has exacerbated the harm of its denial about the Iraqi death toll by using its own failure to accurately report the death toll in Iraq as a benchmark for comparison to other human tragedies.

Five Years After Marla Ruzicka's Death, Are Iraqis Being Cared For?

Sarah Holewinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah Holewinski

On April 16, 2005, a hero to many Iraqis and Americans alike lost her life on Airport Road. The death of Marla Ruzicka by suicide bomb marked a parti...

Iraq Civilian Deaths Are Highest Since April

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD (Reuters) The number of civilians recorded killed in violence in Iraq shot up to 393 in August, its highest level since April, after a spate ...

Most Civilian Deaths In Iraq Were From Kidnapping-Executions: Report

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The most common cause of death for civilians in the first five years of the Iraq war was execution after being kidnapped, according to a report publis...

ACLU Releases Shocking Report on Civilian Deaths in Iraq

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

I have been charting the civilian death toll in Iraq, along with the payment of funds to victims and survivors. These latest documents "tell us that victims and their families are being overlooked by US forces."

Iraq Civilian Casualties Up 36 Percent In February

Reuters | Paul Tait | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Violent civilian deaths in Iraq rose 36 percent in February from the previous month after a series of large-scale bombings blamed on al Qaeda, Iraqi g...

Washington Times: US Has Paid $42 Million To Iraqi Victims

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Washington Times has a major report set to run in Wednesday's paper highlighting the extent of "collateral damage" to Iraqi civilians. "The Penta...

Largest Dam In Iraq In Danger Of Collapse: Could Drown Up To 500,000 Civilians

Washington Post | Amit R. Paley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The largest dam in Iraq is in serious danger of an imminent collapse that could unleash a trillion-gallon wave of water, possibly killing thousands of...