Iraqi Scientists Visit Japan
The doctors Jawad Al Ali and Janan Ghalib Hassan spoke of the rise in cancers and birth deformities that have occured in Iraq since the last Gulf war and their belief that this is linked to DU weapons. Both said they feared that the future would be worse after the recent attack. Hassan, 47, said that in 2001, 611 babies were born with no limbs, no eyes or other birth defects, compared with 37 such cases in 1990.
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