End the Occupation!
Posted by musliminsuffer on April 2, 2009
In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful
=== News Update ===
End the Occupation!
The Iraq Solidarity Campaign
March 31, 2009
Since the occupation of Iraq began in 2003, over one million Iraqi people have died as a result of the actions by the British and American governments. The occupation of Iraq has also resulted in the displacement of over four million Iraqi citizens, with millions more living in poverty and total destitution.
The illegal invasion has meant that there are over five million Iraqi children who are now orphans as a result of the conflict, along with over four million women who have since been made widows. Each Iraqi person is living a life of uncertainty because of the false claims of weapons of mass destruction and the outrageous lie that Saddam Hussain was connected to the Al-Qaida attack on the Twin Towers.
After the overthrow of Saddam Hussain, the British and American governments both claimed that Iraq is on the road to “freedom” and “democracy” but the reality for the Iraqi people is a far cry from the promises made by either regime. “Freedom” and “Democracy” for the Iraqi people has resulted in a generation of illiterate children, with the overwhelming majority of Iraq’s children suffering from learning impediments brought on by war trauma.
It has also meant that the Iraqi streets are being patrolled by death squads, who have been carrying out acts of ethnic genocide against Iraq’s native Christian, Shiite, Sunni, Turcoman and Assyrian populations, with each atrocity going unreported in the media and few questions being asked in Parliament.
It is our belief that the only people who are capable of governing Iraq are the Iraqi people themselves, and that a government which needs the protection of foreign troops to stay in power, is incapable of fulfilling either the needs or aspirations of the people.
The continued talk of a “Shiite/Sunni” divide is nothing more than a smokescreen to cover up the failures and human rights abuses, which occur daily by both the occupation and their Green Zone government. The Iraqi people suffer from high levels of unemployment, a lack of investment within public services, corruption within central and local government and are even unable to obtain the basic levels of electricity and water supplies to their homes.
It is with these reasons why we would like to invite you to join the Iraq Solidarity Campaign and to get involved with helping to bring about a much needed change inside of Iraq, as this would not only benefit the people of our country but also people internationally, as we believe that the money which is being wasted on destroying lives, could actually be redistributed to support services and industries which are being affected by the current economic recession.
If you would like more information then please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone on 0161 374 9684 or by e-mail Iraq_campaign@yahoo.co.uk .You can also find more information on our website http://www.iraqsolidaritycampaign.blogspot.com/ .
:: Article nr. 53031 sent on 31-mar-2009 17:28 ECT
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