Uranium weapons, DU

Uranium ammunition, DU

Chris Busby´s and Malak Hamdan´s study reports on the consequences of the use of uranium weapons during the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003

Findings of the recent study conducted by a group of researchers in London proves that there are massive increases in cancer, a 38-fold increase in leukemia, 10-fold increase in breast cancer and infant mortalities are also staggering. However, the World Health Organization claims the depleted uranium has not that large an effect on new-born infants. But science is changing every minute, says another author of the study, Professor Christopher Busby, scientific secretary of the European Committee on Radiation Risks.

“There is an enormous amount of new science that is being completely ignored by the World Health Organization and by the scientists who work for the governments who are associated with use of these weapons,” Prof. Busby said.

Iraq’s Ministry for Human Rights is expected to file a lawsuit against Britain and the US over their use of uranium weapons in Iraq and will seek compensation for the victims of these weapons. It is alleged that a joint inquiry by Iraq’s environment, health and science ministries uncovered more than 40 sites across the war-torn country contaminated with high levels of radiation. The use of uranium ammunition is widely controversial because of potential long-term health effects. The US has allegedly used up to 2,000 tons of such ammunition during the war.

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Uranium weapons are used by NATO even in Libya war

Ex-military U.S. scientist Dr Doug Rokke had 20 surgeries himself because of DU damage

Ex-military scientist Dr Doug Rokke explains not only the damage working with DU has done to himself but the future impact it will have on all the troops and civilians in war zones. Troops cannot get medical care despite the debilitating illness they suffer after using DU, civilian cases of cancer in Fallujah have gone up 15 times and the leftover ammunition contaminates the environment.

Belgian Senate approves prohibition on financing of depleted uranium weapons

“Belgium’s Senate has voted to ban the financing of companies that manufacture or sell uranium weapons, in a move that will complement the country’s imminent ban on their manufacture, testing, use, sale and stockpiling. This legislation will come into force on June 20th this year.”…


Netherlands Parliament approves motion for a moratorium on depleted uranium weapons

On the 24th November, a majority in the Second Chamber of the Parliament in the Netherlands voted in favour of a motion that seeks a temporary suspension of the military use of weapons systems that contain depleted uranium and heavy metals. (ICBUW Nov. 26, 2009)


The Deceit of Depleted Uranium use in Afghanistan

by Peter Eyre,  Middle East Consultant 15/10/2009

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with maps of how significant explosions and their DU fallout  travells to all corners of the globe:


“This final part of the deceit story will prove for the first time that weapons containing uranium components are used in Afghanistan despite US and NATO denial. We saw this same denial in the Balkans, Kuwait and Iraq. Eventually hard evidence revealed the truth and the military backed down. A massive PR exercise is then launched to play down its usage. Independent experts have since carried out test in Afghanistan and revealed the excessive use of weapons containing uranium components at a much greater level than used in Iraq (…)”

“(…) At this stage I would also like to point out that the normal prevailing winds at this location would carry that contamination over to the adjacent NATO camp that belongs to the Australian contingent putting them at risk and all others in the entire region and beyond.

This map shows the location of the Lithuanian Camp and adjacent Camps (notice the Australian camp on the far right).

The risk by inhalation would have been extremely high after the rods had been detonated and vast amounts would have also entered the upper atmosphere to commence its global journey. I will now demonstrate how such a significant explosion and its DU fallout would have travelled had this taken place today for example. You can clearly see it fans out and eventually travels to all corners of the globe. This example shows the wind flow today at low – mid level altitude (red arrows). The Yellow Square is the detonation point of hundreds of Depleted Uranium Penetrators.

One can clearly see that no one avoids the deadly aerosols (…)”


UK ex-soldier died of cancer caused by Gulf War uranium.


The death of an ex-soldier, Stuart Dyson, from cancer was caused by his exposure to depleted uranium during the 1991 Gulf War, an inquest jury ruled.


“In a narrative verdict, the panel found it was more likely than not that Mr Dyson’s death in June last year was ”caused or contributed to” by the radioactive material, which is used in military munitions.

The jury heard that Mr Dyson, a Lance Corporal with the Royal Pioneer Corps, cleaned tanks after the first Gulf War during a five-month deployment to the war zone.

His widow Elaine told the day-long hearing that her husband’s health had deteriorated after he left the army in 1992 and that he was diagnosed with colon cancer, which spread to his liver and spleen, in 2007.

The 41-year-old mother-of-two said her 39 year-old husband, from Brownhills, West Midlands, had been ”convinced” before his death that his cancer was linked to his service in the Gulf.”(…)


Doctor Sharif Al-Alwachi, head of Babil Cancer Center

Iraqis have blamed depleted uranium from US military equipment for causing a rise in the number of cancer cases. Iraqi researchers and some Western scientists believe radiation is responsible for the increase in cancer and birth defects in the country


Mosab Jasim interviews Abdulhaq Al-Ani, author of Uranium in Iraq, for more analysis.



The half-life of uranium 238 is 4.5 billion years. This means that by the time the Earth ceases to be a planet, only a little more than half of the depleted uranium that the United States is firing into Iraq and other countries around the world will be gone.

Explanation of the chemical processes of Uranium ammunition and its consequences


See more videos and info on the Norwegian “Radioaktive kriger i dag: Uranvåpen i Afghanistan, Irak og Balkan”