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Iraq: Cradle of civilization is still a living hell

By Ameen Izzadeen Fourteen Aprils ago, the world witnessed a giant statue of Iraq’s ousted dictator Saddam Hussein being toppled by a group of people at Baghdad’s Firdos Square. The crowd was surprisingly small. To support them in the task … Continue reading

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Mosul: Secret motives amid human misery

By Ameen Izzadeen Iraqi troops, backed by the United States, the Kurdish Peshmerga militia and a host of Shiite irregular forces and Sunni tribal fighters, have launched a much-overdue and much publicised battle to free Mosul from the clutches of … Continue reading

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Chilcot indictment: B-Liar lied and millions died

By Ameen Izzadeen At last the long awaited and much delayed Chilcot report is out. The question that looms large is: Will former Prime Minister Tony Blair who took Britain to war 13 years ago be tried for war crimes … Continue reading

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War crimes: Big power politics turn human rights into human rites

By Ameen Izzadeen (This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka) The landmark Nuremberg trials and many war crimes tribunals that followed since then were largely political in nature while concern for retributive or restorative justice was more … Continue reading

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