Sanctions on Iraq are the prohibition and prevention of goods and services and trade, connecting to or reaching Iraq from other parts of the world. The society issue involved here has to do with the human (or environmental or other) difficulties such as unattended medical problems (unable to get medicines and supplies), lack of food and safe drinking water (i.e., unable to obtain water treatment goods or services) and so on.
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Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq
Details of the society campaigning to lift the U.N. sanctions against Iraq. Includes information about the sanctions, the society, and their activities.
International War Crimes Tribunal: US War Crimes against Iraq
Includes use of outlawed weapons; intentionally bombing schools, hospitals, mosques and churches; killing after a cease-fire; and starvation of citizens.
Johanna Berrigan, a Catholic Worker lay person out of Philadelphia, is used to working with poor people, but she wasn't prepared for a "death row for infants" that she found in Baghdad hospitals.
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