“Saddam Hussein clearly intended to complicate the task of treating the Halabja victims. At a minimum, he was using Halabja as part of the Iraqi CW test program. Handbooks for doctors in Iraqi military show sophisticated medical knowledge of the effects of CW. The Iraqi military used mustard gas in the “cocktail,” for which there is no defense or antidote.”
~ Dr. Christine Gosden, US Senate testimony.

We remember.

Today was the first UN commemoration of Helebçe, twenty-one years after the fact.

We don’t forget the guilty.

Nor do we forget Turkey’s mysterious role in the genocide.

You can run, but you can never hide. We remember everything.

On another note, there’s a new Kurdish blog by Rastî commenter, Berfo, at Zerkesorg. His post on Helebçe has a link to an excellent article at Archaeology.org on Saddam’s crimes against humanity. Check it out.


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