Israel

Press Release: Israel is experimenting new non conventional weapons in Gaza

Rome, January 9th, 2009 - Mounting evidence is emerging that Israel is experimenting new non-conventional weapons on civilian population in Gaza. "It is happening again what we saw in Lebanon two years ago", says Paola Manduca, genetics teacher and researcher at the University of Genoa and member of New Weapons Research Committee (NWRC), "where Israel used white phosphorus, Dense inert metal explosive (DIME), thermobaric bombs, cluster bombs and uranium ammunitions.Still today there are unexploded bombs and radioactivity on the ground".

Uranium on in Lebanon: a study on civilians exposed to dust

Original title: Enriched and industrial uranium detected in civilians' urine that were exposed to the dust of Israeli rockets

Published on Lebanese newspaper Al Safir on March 6 2008

 

Statement of Newweapons Committee at the International Citizens Tribunal

By Paola Manduca, Geneticist, University of Genoa, Italy. Text prepared for the International Citizens Tribunal, 22-24 February 2008, Brussels.

New weapons: civil society and scientists

By Paola Manduca, Geneticist, University of Genoa. Prepared for the meeting of the Federazione Scienze della Vita, Riva del Garda, Italy, October 1, 2006.

Evidences of new weapons are arising in the Israel-Lebanon war

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.

Open letter by NWC to doctors in Lebanon and Gaza

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.

Newweapons Commitee asks for re-opening investigations to UNHCR

Open letter to the Human Rights Council of the United Nations. Published on 23 Maj 2007.

Enriched Uranium in guided weapons by the Israeli Military

Evidence of Enriched Uranium in guided weapons employed by the Israeli Military in Lebanon in July 2006 - Preliminary Note.
Published on 20 October 2006

Israelis Rain Down Deadly DU On Lebanese Civilians

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.

Laka Finds No Evidence of DU in Lebanon

Published on October 2006 on the newsletter of Campaign Against Depleted Uraium (Cadu).

During and after the 33-day war in Lebanon it was rumoured that the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) were using DU anti-tank shells or other DU munitions. Much attention was focused on an article by Mohammed Zaatari in the Daily Star (August 21, 2006) in which nuclear physicist Dr. Ali Kobeissi, a member of the Lebanese National Council for Scientific Research said that a crater caused by an Israeli munition in Khiam contained “a high degree of unidentified radioactive materials.”


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