Proceedings charged against the Israeli authorities by the victims of the war of July 12-August 24, 2006 with the support of Lebanese civil society, for the acts carried out by them and the amage to the Lebanese nation caused by them.
Brussels, February 22-23-24, 2008
International Associations Center
Jury: Lilia Solano (president), Adolfo Abascal, Claudio Moffa (reporter), Rajindar Sachar.
By Paola Manduca, Geneticist, University of Genoa, Italy. Text prepared for the International Citizens Tribunal, 22-24 February 2008, Brussels.
By Anes Alic in Sarajevo for ISN Security Watch (29/10/07)
Abstract: As a growing number of Italian soldiers who served in the Balkans meet their death due to serious illness, the specter of 'Balkan Syndrome' and the effects of depleted uranium are again in the spotlight.
By Paola Manduca, Geneticist, University of Genoa. Prepared for the meeting of the Federazione Scienze della Vita, Riva del Garda, Italy, October 1, 2006.
By Paola Manduca, Geneticist, University of Genoa. Published on Il Manifesto on 8 August 2006
Abstract: By now there are countless reports, from hospitals, witnesses, armament experts and journalists that strongly suggest that in the present offensive of Israeli forces against Lebanon and Gaza 'new weapons' are being used.
Abstract: White phosphorus results in painful chemical burn injuries. The resultant burn typically appears as a necrotic area with a yellowish colour and characteristic garlic like odour. White phosphorus is highly lipid soluble and as such, is believed to have rapid dermal penetration once particles are embedded under the skin. Few studies have investigated the degree of tissue destruction associated with white phosphorus injuries. In the experimental animal model, most tissue destruction appears to be secondary to the heat generated by oxidation.
By Paola Manduca, Geneticist, University of Genoa. circulated in August 2006.
Abstract: Dear Doctors, I write on behalf of a group of independent scientists who would like to offer their support in investigating the allegation of use of weapons of mass destruction by Israel in the war to Lebanon and in Gaza. Below our first call and the considerations on which we base our work.
I contact you directly with our questions.
Open letter to the Human Rights Council of the United Nations. Published on 23 Maj 2007.
Evidence of Enriched Uranium in guided weapons employed by the Israeli Military in Lebanon in July 2006 - Preliminary Note.
Published on 20 October 2006
Esteemed expert and whistleblower highlights US sale of GBU 28 weapons.
By Paul Joseph Watson
Abstract: Esteemed depleted uranium expert Dr. Doug Rokke is pointing the finger at Israel for using deadly and illegal depleted uranium munitions against the Lebanese people which were sold to them by the U.S. government - and calls for an immediate halt to the practice.