Bombings unleash the politics of hypocrisy

Three months ago, local doctors in Fallujah, Iraq, reported that more than 800 civilians had been killed in a concerted American and British military assault on the city.

9th July, 2005

Three months ago, local doctors in Fallujah, Iraq, reported that more than 800 civilians had been killed in a concerted American and British military assault on the city.

That estimate is now thought to have been too high and the reported civilian death toll is put at something over 600.

Half of the dead are reported to have been children.

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